Nnamdi Azikiwe
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Nnamdi Azikiwe

Personal data
Date of birthNovember 16, 1904
Place of birthZungeru, Nigeria
Date of deathMay 11, 1996(age 91)
Place of deathEnugu, Nigeria
Political partyNational Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons;
Nigerian People's Party
1st President of Nigeria
In officeOctober 1, 1963 - January 16, 1966
Succeeded byJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Preceded byNone (position created)
3rd Governor-General of Nigeria
In officeNovember 16, 1960 - October 1, 1963
Succeeded byNone (position abolished)
Preceded byJames Robertson
1st President of the Senate of Nigeria
In officeJanuary 1, 1960 - October 1, 1960
Succeeded byAkweke Nwafor Orizu
Preceded byNone (position created)

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Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (November 16, 1904 � May 11, 1996), usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe, or, informally and popularly, as "Zik", was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism and the first President of Nigeria, holding the position throughout the Nigerian First Republic.

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How Igbo created South-South - Vanguard Tweet this news
Vanguard--The carpet crossing in the Western Regional House of Assembly forced Dr -Nnamdi Azikiwe- to relocate to Enugu, and the process of creating room for him to ... - Date : Sun, 15 Aug 2010 23:23:45 GMT+00:00
Koko: 23 Years After the Toxic Waste Dump - Newswatch (subscription) Tweet this news
Newswatch (subscription)--Augustine Eboatu, professor of chemistry and former deputy vice-chancellor, -Nnamdi Azikiwe- University, Awka, Anambra State, told Newswatch that toxic waste ... - Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2010 21:22:10 GMT+00:00
Herbert who? - NEXT Tweet this news
NEXT---...- Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Mazi Alvan Ikoku, General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello and Dr. -Nnamdi Azikiwe-. ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 01:26:54 GMT+00:00
Make your votes count, Okonkwo tells Anambra residents - Vanguard Tweet this news
Vanguard--Peter Ejiofor, former Vice Chancellor of -Nnamdi Azikiwe- University, UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State. Others in attendance include the Dean, Church of Nigeria ... - Date : Sun, 08 Aug 2010 23:03:22 GMT+00:00
A governor, clapping with one hand - Vanguard Tweet this news
Vanguard--We grew up in the East as the inheritors of fine examples of robust and dynamic leadership that saw -Nnamdi Azikiwe- straddling the African imagination like a ... - Date : Sat, 31 Jul 2010 23:02:39 GMT+00:00
2 fake corps members jailed in Minna - Nigerian Tribune Tweet this news
Nigerian Tribune---...- graduated from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, in Ogun State, while Chinyere said she was a product of the -Nnamdi Azikiwe- University, Awka. ... - Date : Thu, 29 Jul 2010 23:29:38 GMT+00:00
Anti-corruption and public looters - Nigerian Tribune Tweet this news
Nigerian Tribune---...- see the contributions of anti-corruption crusaders as “rantings of an ant: (apology to late Okadigbo versus Late -Nnamdi Azikiwe- the Owelle of Ontsha); ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 23:17:46 GMT+00:00
NFA sacks Ojo-Oba - Vanguard Tweet this news
Vanguard---...- Bello Stadium in Kaduna; the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi; the -Nnamdi Azikiwe- Stadium in Enugu and the National Stadia in Abuja and Lagos. ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 19:48:42 GMT+00:00
Africa: Waziri - in the Mould of Zik of Africa - AllAfrica.com Tweet this news
AllAfrica.com--Pan-Africanist in the mould of Mualimu Julius Nyerere, Kwame Nkruma, Nelson Mandela, Dr -Nnamdi Azikiwe- (Zik of Africa) and a host of others are all ... - Date : Mon, 26 Jul 2010 09:24:06 GMT+00:00
An apology to Wole Soyinka - Daily Sun Tweet this news
Daily Sun--In the 1960s, men of towering intellectual or ethical capital - notably, -Nnamdi Azikiwe-, Obafemi Awolowo and Aminu Kano - dominated the Nigerian political ... - Date : Mon, 19 Jul 2010 22:47:54 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Position created
Senate President of Nigeria
Succeeded by
Akweke Nwafor Orizu
Preceded by
Sir James Robertson
Governor-General of Nigeria
Succeeded by
Position abolished
Preceded by
Position created
President of Nigeria
Succeeded by
Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi

Presidents of the Nigerian Senate

Nnamdi Azikiwe * Nwafor Orizu * Joseph Wayas * Iyorchia Ayu * Ameh Ebute * Evan Enwerem * Chuba Okadigbo * Anyim Pius Anyim * Adolphus Wabara * Ken Nnamani * David Mark

Presidents of Nigeria (List)

First RepublicAzikiwe
Military regimeAguiyi-Ironsi * Gowon * Mohammed * Obasanjo
Second RepublicShagari
Military regimeBuhari * Babangida * Shonekan (interim)* * Abacha * Abubakar
Fourth RepublicObasanjo * Yar'Adua * Jonathan

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