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First Ladies of Nigeria since 1960 with biographies

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Name Term Begins Term Ends
Flora Azikiwe 1 October 1963 16 January 1966
Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi 16 January 1966 29 July 1966
Victoria Gowon 1 August 1966 29 July 1975
Ajoke Mohammed 29 July 1975 13 February 1976
Esther Oluremi Obasanjo 13 February 1976 1 October 1979
No First Lady, polygamist with many wives 1 October 1979 31 December 1983
Safinatu Buhari 31 December 1983 27 August 1985
Maryam Babangida 27 August 1985 26 August 1993
Margaret Shonekan 26 August 1993 17 November 1993
Maryam Abacha 17 November 1993 8 June 1998
Fati Lami Abubakar 8 June 1998 29 May 1999
Stella Obasanjo 29 May 1999 23 October 2005 (Died in office)
Office vacant 23 October 2005 29 May 2007
Turai Yar'Adua 29 May 2007 9 February 2010
Patience Jonathan (acting) 9 February 2010 6 May 2010
Patience Jonathan 6 May 2010 29 May 2015
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari 29 May 2015 Present

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