list of nigerian presidents from 1960 till date

NIGERIA LEADERS FROM 1960 TILL DATE

SIR ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA

The Prime Minister of the First Republic between October 1st 1960 – January 15th, 1966.

He was born in the year 1912 and died in the year 1966.

  1. NNAMDI AZIKIWE

The First President between October 1st 1960 – January 15th 1966.

He was born in the year 1904 and died On May 11, 1996.

GENERAL J.TU. AGUYI-IRONSI

The First Military Head of State between January 15th 1966 – July 29th 1966.

GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON

The Second Military Head of State between 1966 – 1975.

He was born in the year 1934.

GENERAL MURTALA MOHAMMED

The Third Military Head of State between 29th July 1975 – February 13, 1976.

He was born in the year 1938 and died in February 13, 1976.

GENERAL OLUSEGUN OBANSANJO

The Fourth Military Head of State between 1976 – 1979.

He was born in the year 1937.

ALHAJI SHEHU SHAGARI

The First Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

between 1st Oct. 1979 – 3rd December 1983.

He was born in the year 1925.

GENERAL MUHAMMEDU BUHARI

Head of State between 1983 – 1985.

He was born on Dec. 17, 1942.

GENERAL IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA

The Nigeria Military President between 27 Aug., 1985 – 26 Aug., 1993.

He was born in the year 1941.

CHIEF ERNEST SHONEKAN

The Head State between 26th August, 1993 – 17th Nov., 1993.

GENERAL SANI ABACHA

The Head of State between 19th November, 1993 –  8th June, 1998.

He was born in the year 1943 and died on June 8, 1998.

GENERAL ABDULSALAM ABUBAKAR

The Head of State as from June 8, 1998 – May 29, 1999.

He was born in the year 1942.

CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO

The National President of Nigeria between May 29,1999 – May 29, 2007.

ALHAJI UMARU MUSA YAR’ADU

The National President from May 29, 2007 till May 5, 2010. He died in office at the of 59.

GOODLUCK JONATHAN

The National president from May 6, 2010 till date He was the Vice President and became

the Acting President. He later became the President after the death of Yar’adua, and afterwards

Contested and won the 20011 Presidential elections.