Who was the military president in Nigeria?

Name Term/Reign Office
Yakubu Gowon 1966–1975 Military ruler
Olusegun Obasanjo 1976–1979 1999–2007 Military ruler President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari 1983–1985 2015–present Military ruler President of Nigeria
Ibrahim Babangida 1985–1993 Military ruler

Who is the first military president in Nigeria?

General Aguiyi-Ironsi was named Military Head of State.

Where is Muhammadu Buhari from?

Who was the last military president?

List of presidents

Ordinal (years) Name Last service
39th (1977–81) Jimmy Carter (born 1924) United States Navy
40th (1981–89) Ronald Reagan (1911–2004) United States Army
41st (1989–93) George H. W. Bush (1924–2018) United States Navy
42nd (1993–2001) Bill Clinton (born 1946) N/A

What was the original name of Nigeria?

The former name for Nigeria was the Royal Niger Company Territories. It does not sound like a country name at all! The name Nigeria was replaced and preserved up until today. Still, it was not a name for a nation, but merely a name of the territory.

Who is first PM?

The first was Jawaharlal Nehru of the Indian National Congress party, who was sworn in on 15 August 1947, when India gained independence from the British Raj. Serving until his death in May 1964, Nehru remains India’s longest-serving prime minister.

What happened in Nigeria in the year 1971?

Nigerian-Biafran War: General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria, declared his province an independent republic called Biafra. … Biafra was reintegrated into Nigeria. 1971. Nigeria joins Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

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Why is twitter banned in Nigeria?

On 5 June 2021, the Nigerian government officially put an indefinite ban on Twitter restricting it from operating in Nigeria after the social media platform deleted tweets made by the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari warning the south eastern people of Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Igbo people of a potential …

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