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Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari
17 December 1942
Politician
Olusegun ObasanjoOlusegun Obasanjo
05 March 1937
Former President of Nigeria

T. B. JoshuaT. B. Joshua
12 June 1963
Televangelist and Faith Healer

Enoch AdeboyeEnoch Adeboye
02 March 1942
Pastor

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
06 March 1909
Political Leader

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
16 November 1904
First President of Nigeria
Sani AbachaSani Abacha
20 September 1943
Military personnel

Ngozi Okonjo-IwealaNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
13 June 1954
Diplomat, Economist

Ibrahim BabangidaIbrahim Babangida
17 August 1941
Politician, Military
Bola TinubuBola Tinubu
29 March 1952
Accountant, Politician

Funmilayo Ransome-KutiFunmilayo Ransome-Kuti
25 October 1900
Teacher, Politician, Activist
Yakubu GowonYakubu Gowon
19 October 1934
Politician, Military personnel

Diezani Alison-MaduekeDiezani Alison-Madueke
06 December 1960
Nigerian Politician

Atiku AbubakarAtiku Abubakar
25 November 1946
Custom officer, Politician

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
03 March 1924
Politician

Usman dan FodioUsman dan Fodio
15 December 1754
Teacher
Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
31 July 1961
Banker

Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
01 October 1912
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

C. Odumegwu OjukwuC. Odumegwu Ojukwu
04 November 1933
Military Officer

Umaru Musa Yar'AduaUmaru Musa Yar'Adua
16 August 1951
President
Shehu ShagariShehu Shagari
25 February 1925
Politician

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
12 June 1910
Politician
Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
1809 AD
Linguist

Chris NgigeChris Ngige
08 August 1952
Politician

Abdulsalami AbubakarAbdulsalami Abubakar
13 June 1942
Politician, Military personnel
Bukola SarakiBukola Saraki
19 December 1962
Politician

Herbert MacaulayHerbert Macaulay
14 November 1864
Politician
Francis ArinzeFrancis Arinze
01 November 1932
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest

Ernest ShonekanErnest Shonekan
09 May 1934
politician, lawyer

Samuel AkintolaSamuel Akintola
06 July 1910
Politician
Allison MaduekeAllison Madueke
1944 AD
politician

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James IboriJames Ibori
04 August 1949
Politician
Kayode FayemiKayode Fayemi
09 February 1965
Politician

Ayo FayoseAyo Fayose
15 November 1960
Politician

Diepreye AlamieyeseighaDiepreye Alamieyeseigha
16 November 1952
Politician

Gani FawehinmiGani Fawehinmi
22 April 1938
Author
George Taubman GoldieGeorge Taubman Goldie
20 May 1846
Administrator
Joseph Nanven GarbaJoseph Nanven Garba
17 July 1943
Diplomat

Ogbonnaya OnuOgbonnaya Onu
01 December 1951
Politician

Abubakar AuduAbubakar Audu
27 October 1947
politician

Alex Ifeanyichukwu EkwuemeAlex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme
21 October 1932
5th Vice President of Nigeria
Moshood Kashimawo Olawale AbiolaMoshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola
24 August 1937
Politician

Ibrahim IdrisIbrahim Idris
06 April 1949
politician

Peter AkinolaPeter Akinola
27 January 1944
Religious leader

Chibuike AmaechiChibuike Amaechi
27 May 1965
 

GangnihessouGangnihessou
King
Shehu Musa Yar'AduaShehu Musa Yar'Adua
05 March 1943
Army Major General