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NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE DAY
CELEBRATION AND FORMAL HANDING
OVER CEREMONY TO THE NEW

EXECUTIVE MEMBERS OF NISCOM IIUM
Holding...
Nigeria Before Amalgamation
Nigeria Before Amalgamation
SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF
THE FIRST PRESIDENT
Nigeria Map After
Independence
Presently
Past Leaders Since
Independence
Nnamdi Azikiwe
1 October 1963 to 16 January 1966
General Johnson Aguyi Ironsi
16 January 1966 to 29 July 1966
General Yakubu Gowon
1 August 1966 to 29 July 1975
General Murtala Muhammed
29 July 1975 to 13 February 1976
General Olusegun Obasanjo
13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979
Shehu Shagari
1 October 1979 to 31 December 1983
General Muhammadu Buhari
31 December 1983 to 27 August
1985
General Ibrahim Babangida
27 August 1985 to 26 August 1993
Ernest Shonekan
26 August 1993 to 17 November 1993
Genaral Sani Abacha
17 November 1993 to 8 June 1998
General Abdulsalami Abubakar
8 June 1998 to 29 May 1999
Olusegun Obasanjo
29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007
Umaru Musa Yar’dua
29 May 2007 to 5 May 2010
Goodluck Jonathan
9 February 2010 till date
COUNTRY
STATISTICS
Nationality:
Nigeria
Ethnic groups:
Hausa and Fulani 29%
Yoruba
21%
Igbo (Ibo)
18%
Ijaw
10%
Kanuri
4%
Ibibio
3.5%
Tiv
2.5%
Languages:
English (official)
Hausa
Yoruba
Igbo (Ibo)
Fulani
over 500 additional indigenous languages
Religions:
Muslim
50...
Symbols of Government
National Assembly
Supreme court
Aso Villa
Nigerian Foremost
Universities
University of Ibadan
Ahmadu Bello University
University of Nigeria Nsukka
Renowned Novelist

Chinua Achebe
First Nigerian Nobel Laureate

Professor Wole Soyinka
First Wiiner of King Faisal Award

Sheikh Abubakar M. Gumi
Natural Monuments
Zuma Rock
Idanre Hills
Obudu Ranch
Recent Scenes
Plane Crash
Some work in Progress
Abuja Light rail
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
Some basic information about Nigeria
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  1. 1. NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AND FORMAL HANDING OVER CEREMONY TO THE NEW EXECUTIVE MEMBERS OF NISCOM IIUM Holding at Mini Auditorium Date: 5th October 2013
  2. 2. Nigeria Before Amalgamation
  3. 3. Nigeria Before Amalgamation
  4. 4. SWEARING IN CEREMONY OF THE FIRST PRESIDENT
  5. 5. Nigeria Map After Independence
  6. 6. Presently
  7. 7. Past Leaders Since Independence
  8. 8. Nnamdi Azikiwe 1 October 1963 to 16 January 1966
  9. 9. General Johnson Aguyi Ironsi 16 January 1966 to 29 July 1966
  10. 10. General Yakubu Gowon 1 August 1966 to 29 July 1975
  11. 11. General Murtala Muhammed 29 July 1975 to 13 February 1976
  12. 12. General Olusegun Obasanjo 13 February 1976 to 1 October 1979
  13. 13. Shehu Shagari 1 October 1979 to 31 December 1983
  14. 14. General Muhammadu Buhari 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985
  15. 15. General Ibrahim Babangida 27 August 1985 to 26 August 1993
  16. 16. Ernest Shonekan 26 August 1993 to 17 November 1993
  17. 17. Genaral Sani Abacha 17 November 1993 to 8 June 1998
  18. 18. General Abdulsalami Abubakar 8 June 1998 to 29 May 1999
  19. 19. Olusegun Obasanjo 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007
  20. 20. Umaru Musa Yar’dua 29 May 2007 to 5 May 2010
  21. 21. Goodluck Jonathan 9 February 2010 till date
  22. 22. COUNTRY STATISTICS
  23. 23. Nationality: Nigeria Ethnic groups: Hausa and Fulani 29% Yoruba 21% Igbo (Ibo) 18% Ijaw 10% Kanuri 4% Ibibio 3.5% Tiv 2.5%
  24. 24. Languages: English (official) Hausa Yoruba Igbo (Ibo) Fulani over 500 additional indigenous languages Religions: Muslim 50% Christian 40% Indigenous beliefs 10% Population: 174,507,539 (July 2013 est.) Source: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-worldfactbook/geos/print/country/countrypdf_ni.pdf
  25. 25. Symbols of Government
  26. 26. National Assembly
  27. 27. Supreme court
  28. 28. Aso Villa
  29. 29. Nigerian Foremost Universities
  30. 30. University of Ibadan
  31. 31. Ahmadu Bello University
  32. 32. University of Nigeria Nsukka
  33. 33. Renowned Novelist Chinua Achebe
  34. 34. First Nigerian Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka
  35. 35. First Wiiner of King Faisal Award Sheikh Abubakar M. Gumi
  36. 36. Natural Monuments
  37. 37. Zuma Rock
  38. 38. Idanre Hills
  39. 39. Obudu Ranch
  40. 40. Recent Scenes
  41. 41. Plane Crash
  42. 42. Some work in Progress
  43. 43. Abuja Light rail
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