Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe school days

Chief Benjamin Nnamdi AzikiweAge: 91 years19041996

Name
Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
Name prefix
Chief
Given names
Benjamin Nnamdi
Surname
Azikiwe
Birth November 15, 1904
Occupation
a political leader
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Igbo Women's War November 1, 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: Igbo Women's War (first Nigerian feminist movement) of 1929 in Aba
Education
master's degree in Religion
1930 (Age 25 years)
School or college: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Education
Master's degree in Anthropology
1934 (Age 29 years)
School or college: University of Pennsylvania
Anti Igbo riots November 1, 1953 (Age 48 years)

Note: Anti Igbo riots (killing over 50 Igbos in Kano) of 1953 in Kano
Birth of a daughter
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Jayzik “Jay Carly” Azikiwe
May 12, 1958 (Age 53 years)
Death of a fatherObed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe
1958 (Age 53 years)

Governor General of Nigeria October 1, 1960 (Age 55 years)

Note: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Prime Minister of Nigeria October 1, 1960 (Age 55 years)

Note: Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigeria independence October 1, 1960 (Age 55 years)

Note: Nigeria gains independence from Britain; Tafawa Balewa becomes Prime Minister, and Nnamdi Azikiwe becomes President.
Prime Minister of Nigeria January 16, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Military Head of State of Nigeria January 16, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: Gen. J.T.U Aguyi Ironsi
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria January 16, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: Brig. Babafemi Ogundipe
President of Federal Republic of Nigeria January 16, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Coup by Igbo military officers January 16, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: A coup by Igbo military officers takes over government and assassinate the Northern leaders. The Federal Military Government is formed, with General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi as the Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Federal Republic.
Counter-Coup by Northerner July 29, 1966 (Age 61 years)

Note: A counter-coup by military officers of northern extraction, deposes the Federal Military Government; General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi is assassinated along with Adekunle Fajuyi, Military Governor of Western Region. General Yakubu Gowon becomes Head of State.
Biafra independence May 30, 1967 (Age 62 years)

Note: General Emeka Ojukwu, Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria, declares his province an independent republic called Biafra, and the Nigerian Civil War or Nigerian-Biafran War ensues.
General Emeka Ojukwu flees into exile January 8, 1970 (Age 65 years)

Note: General Emeka Ojukwu flees into exile; His deputy Philip Effiong becomes acting President of Biafra.
Biafra is reintegrated into Nigeria January 15, 1970 (Age 65 years)

Note: Acting President of Biafra Philip Effiong surrenders to Nigerian forces through future President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and Biafra is reintegrated into Nigeria.
Military Head of State of Nigeria July 29, 1975 (Age 70 years)

Note: Gen. Yakubu Gowon
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria July 29, 1975 (Age 70 years)

Note: Vice Admiral Joseph Edet AkinwaleWey
Military Head of State of Nigeria July 29, 1975 (Age 70 years)

Note: Gen. Murtala Ramat Muhammed
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria July 29, 1975 (Age 70 years)

Note: Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo
Anambra State Creation February 3, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: East-Central State was divided into Anambra and Imo (Owerri) states
Executive Governor of Anambra State March 1, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: John Atom Kpera Under Military Regime
Executive Governor of Imo State March 1, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: Ndubuisi Kanu
Imo State Creation March 17, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: Imo State was created from part of East Central State.
Military Head of State of Nigeria October 1, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria October 1, 1976 (Age 71 years)

Note: Maj. Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua
Executive Governor of Imo State July 1, 1977 (Age 72 years)

Note: Adekunle Lawal
Executive Governor of Anambra State July 1, 1978 (Age 73 years)

Note: Col. Datti Sadiq Abubakar Under Military Regime
Imo State Military Administrator July 1, 1978 (Age 73 years)

Note: Sunday Ajibade Adenihun
President of Federal Republic of Nigeria October 1, 1979 (Age 74 years)

Note: Alhaji Shehu Shagari
Vice President of Federal Republic of Nigeria October 1, 1979 (Age 74 years)

Note: Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekweme
Executive Governor of Anambra State October 1, 1979 (Age 74 years)

Note: Jim Nwobodo Under NPP
Executive Governor of Imo State October 1, 1979 (Age 74 years)

Note: Samuel Onunaka Mbakwe
Death of a wifeFlora
1983 (Age 78 years)

Executive Governor of Anambra State October 1, 1983 (Age 78 years)

Note: Christian Onoh Under NPP
Military Head of State of Nigeria December 31, 1983 (Age 79 years)

Note: Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria December 31, 1983 (Age 79 years)

Note: Brig. Babatunde Idiagbon
Executive Governor of Anambra State January 1, 1984 (Age 79 years)

Note: Allison Madueke Under Military Regime
Executive Governor of Imo State January 1, 1984 (Age 79 years)

Note: Ike Nwachukwu
Executive Governor of Anambra State August 1, 1985 (Age 80 years)

Note: Samson Omeruah Under Military Regime
Executive Governor of Imo State August 1, 1985 (Age 80 years)

Note: Allison Amakoduna Madueke
Military Head of State of Nigeria August 27, 1985 (Age 80 years)

Note: Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria August 27, 1985 (Age 80 years)

Note: Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe
Imo State Military Administrator August 1, 1986 (Age 81 years)

Note: Amadi Ikwechegh
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria December 31, 1986 (Age 82 years)

Note: Admiral Augustus Aikhomu
Executive Governor of Anambra State December 1, 1987 (Age 83 years)

Note: Robert Akonobi Under Military Regime
Executive Governor of Anambra State August 1, 1990 (Age 85 years)

Note: Herbert Eze Under Military Regime
Enugu State Military Administrator August 1, 1990 (Age 85 years)

Note: Herbert Eze
Imo State Military Administrator August 1, 1990 (Age 85 years)

Note: Anthony E. Oguguo
Abia State Creation August 27, 1991 (Age 86 years)

Note: Abia State was splited from Imo State
Enugu State Creation August 27, 1991 (Age 86 years)

Note: Enugu State was splited from Anambra State.
Anambra State Military Administrator August 27, 1991 (Age 86 years)

Note: Joseph Abulu
Abia State Military Administrator August 28, 1991 (Age 86 years)

Note: Frank Ajobena
Ebonyi State Creation October 1, 1991 (Age 86 years)

Note: Ebonyi State was created from the old Abakaliki division of Enugu State and old Afikpo division of Abia State.
Abia State Military Administrator December 9, 1991 (Age 87 years)

Note: Chinyere Ike Nwosu
Executive Governor of Enugu State January 1, 1992 (Age 87 years)

Note: Okwesilieze Nwodo
Executive Governor of Imo State January 1, 1992 (Age 87 years)

Note: Evan Enwerem
Executive Governor of Anambra State January 2, 1992 (Age 87 years)

Note: Chukwuemeka Ezeife Under SDP
Executive Governor of Abia State January 17, 1992 (Age 87 years)

Note: Ogbonnaya Onu
Head of Interim National Government of Nigeria August 26, 1993 (Age 88 years)

Note: Ernest Shonekan
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria November 17, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya
Military Head of State of Nigeria November 17, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: Gen. Sani Abacha
Anambra State Military Acting Administrator November 27, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: Dabo Aliyu
Anambra State Military Administrator December 9, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: Mike Attah
Enugu State Military Administrator December 9, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: Temi Ejoor
Imo State Military Administrator December 9, 1993 (Age 89 years)

Note: James N.J. Aneke
Abia State Military Administrator August 22, 1994 (Age 89 years)

Note: Moses Fasanya
Abia State Military Administrator September 14, 1994 (Age 89 years)

Note: Chinyere Temi Ejoor
Enugu State Military Administrator September 14, 1994 (Age 89 years)

Note: Mike Torey
Death of a wifeUche Ewah
May 11, 1996 (on the date of death)

Death May 11, 1996 (Age 91 years)
Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2017
Text:

Born February 4, 1947, in Afikpo, Nigeria; daughter of Lawrence A. (a sergeant major of police) and Florence (a trader and homemaker; maiden name, Ugo) Ewah; married Nnamdi Azikiwe (a political leader; first indigenous president of Nigeria), 1973 (died May 11, 1996); children: Molokwu Azubuike, Uwakwe Ukuta. Ethnicity: "Igbo." Education: University of Nigeria, B.A. (with honors), 1981, M.Ed. (curriculum studies), 1985, M.Ed. (sociology of education and women's studies), 1989, Ph.D., 1992. Religion: Christian. Hobbies and other interests: Dancing, cooking, "listening to good music."

Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathAzikiwe, Uche 1947-
Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2017
Text:

Born February 4, 1947, in Afikpo, Nigeria; daughter of Lawrence A. (a sergeant major of police) and Florence (a trader and homemaker; maiden name, Ugo) Ewah; married Nnamdi Azikiwe (a political leader; first indigenous president of Nigeria), 1973 (died May 11, 1996); children: Molokwu Azubuike, Uwakwe Ukuta. Ethnicity: "Igbo." Education: University of Nigeria, B.A. (with honors), 1981, M.Ed. (curriculum studies), 1985, M.Ed. (sociology of education and women's studies), 1989, Ph.D., 1992. Religion: Christian. Hobbies and other interests: Dancing, cooking, "listening to good music."

Quality of data: secondary evidence
SourceMy Odyddey, My Genealogy and Nativity
Publication: Spectrum Books, 1970
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