On November 16, 1960, Nnamdi Azikiwe became the first governor-general of a federation of three regions of the north, east and west, with Lagos as the Federal Capital. Each of the regions was headed by a premier with a governor as ceremonial head.
Where is Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe from?
Who was first Nigeria president?
President of Nigeria
|President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Term length||Four years, renewable once|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Nigeria|
|Inaugural holder||Nnamdi Azikiwe|
|Formation||October 1, 1963|
What was Nigeria called before 1960?
Nigeria was referred to as Colonial Nigeria during the era to be discussed in this write-up. Colonial Nigeria now became independent on 1960 and became a republic in 1963.
Which tribe is the oldest in Nigeria?
The oldest tribe in NIgeria is Ijaw tribe. Ijaw (also known by the subgroups”Ijo”or”Izon”) are a collection of indigenous peoples mostly to the forest regions of the Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers States within the Niger Delta in Nigeria.
How many wives did Nnamdi Azikiwe have?
|The Right Honourable Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe P.C.|
|Died||11 May 1996 (aged 91) Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria|
|Political party||National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons Nigerian People’s Party|
|Spouse(s)||Flora Ogoegbunam ( m. 1936; died 1983) Uche Ewah ( m. 1973)|