Past Presidents

FIRST REPUBLIC

S/N NAME POSITION PERIOD PICTURE
1 Sir James Robertson  Governor General of Nigeria 1955-1960
2 Sir Nnamdi Azikiwe  Ceremonial President of Nigeria 1960-1966  
3 Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa First and only Prime Minister of Nigeria 1957-1966  
4 General Aguiyi Ironsi  President of Nigeria Jan- July 1966  
5 General Yakubu Gowon President of Nigeria 1966-1975  
6 General Murtala Ramat Mohammed President of Nigeria 1975-1976  
7 General Olusegun Obasanjo  President of Nigeria 1976-1979  

 

SECOND REPUBLIC

S/NO NAME POSITION PERIOD PICTURE
1 Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari  President Of Nigeria 1979-1983
2 Major General Muhammadu Buhari Military Head Of State 1983-1985
3 General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Military Head Of State 1985-1993

THIRD REPUBLIC

S/NO NAME POSITION PERIOD PICTURE
1 Chief Earnest Shonekon President Of Nigeria 26th Aug,1993–17th Nov,1993
2 General Sani Abacha Military Head Of State 1993–1998
3 General Abdusalami Abubakar Military Head Of State 1998–1999

FOURTH REPUBLIC

S/NO NAME POSITION PERIOD PICTURE
1 General Olusegun Okekiola Aremu Obasanjo President Of Nigeria 1999–2007  
2 Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’adua President Of Nigeria 2007–2010  
3

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan

 

President Of Nigeria 2010–2015

About Nigeria

Nigeria, commonly known as the giant of Africa with more than 150 million people is the most populous country in Africa. With one of the biggest democracies in the world and a presidential system of government, it has a dual economy, based on its rich natural resources, traditional agriculture and the trade sector.