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Biography of Darlington Nwokocha

Darlington Nwokocha
Darlington Nwokocha is a member of the Federal House of Representative, representing the Isiala Ngwa North/South Federal
Constituency of Abia Sate. Darlington was born in the year 1967 and hails from Isialangwa in Abia State of Nigeria.

He attended Umunneise Secondary School, where he obtained West African School Certificate (WASC) in the year 1985. In the year 1992, he obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree (Bsc) from the University of PortHarcourt. He went further to obtain MSc., from Abia State University Uturu Okigwe. He also studied and obtained a PGDPA from the University of Benin in the year 2007.

Darlington is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party of Nigeria.

Between the years 2007 and 2011, Darlington was a member of the Abia State House of Assembly. In the year 2011, he retained his seat in the state house of assembly after the general election, a position he held until 2015 when he won election to represent his constituency in the Federal House of Representatives.

His legislative Interests lies in the areas that will bring or create a balance between the government and Human Development, especially on Public Accounting and Education. He has also set Human And Social Development Capacity as his targeted achievements.

Biography of Samuel Onuigbo

Samuel Ifeanyi Onuigbo
SAMUEL ONUIGBO is a member of the Federal House of Representatives of Nigeria, representing  Ikwuano/Umuahaia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency. He hails from
Umuahia, in Abia State of Nigeria. Samuel was born in the year 1960.

He attended Orbod Secondary Commercial School where he sat for the General Certificate Examination (GCE) in the year 1979. He Proceeded to Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, where he obtained  National Certificate Of Education in 1983. In the year 2000, Samuel Onuigbo obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Enugu State University.

Onuigbo’s legislative interest border on education, creation of employment for the youths, prudent management of human and material resources. His target achievements includes to enact laws that have potential to create employment for the youths of Nigeria who constitute over 70% of the Nigerian population.

Samuel is a holder  of the following awards & honors:


Board of directors, Abia glass industries ltd aba;
Meritorious award from the United States department of state; Meritorious award from ikwauno development union, lagos branch; Two chieftain awards.

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Biography of Nnenna Ukeje

Nnenna Ukeje
Nnenna Ukeje represents Bende Federal Constituency, Abia State at the Federal House of Representatives. was born Nnenna Ijeoma Elendu Ukeje to Captain Elendu-Ukeje, who was a decorated pilot with the Nigerian Air Force and Nigerian Airways, and Justice Rosaline Elendu-Ukeje, who served as Chief Judge of the Federal High Court,
She hails from Alayi, Abia State.

Nnenna Ukeje had her Secondary education at Federal Government Girls College, Owerri, Imo State, after which she attended both the University of Benin, Edo State and the University of Lagos and graduated with a bachelor's degree in education.

After her University education, Ukeje began her career as a successful hotel administrator. In the year 2007, she was elected into the Federal House of Representative to represent the Bende Federal Constituency, Abia State under the platform of the People's Democratic Party (Nigeria). In 2011, she was re-elected into the same position.

Nnenna Ukeje is known in the Federal House for always being concerned about the diplomatic relations between Nigeria and other African nations. She serves as the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and her views on national issues are often adjudged as the true assessment of the state of the nation.
She expedited the passage into law of the Nigerian Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) which has been before the Nigerian National Assembly for a very long time and has generated a lot of hot debates in the public domain.

Biography of Prestige Ossy

Prestige Ossy
PRESTIGE OSSY CHINEDU EHIRIODO is a member of the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives representing Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituencies of Abia State, Nigeria under the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance. He was born in the year 1965 and hails from the Agboji community of Abiriba in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State.

He obtained his West African School Certificate in 1983 from Mbutu Ngwa Secondary School, Abia State. After his secondary school, Prestige attended Abia State University, Uturu Okigwe where he studied Government and Public Administration, and graduated in 1999 with a BSc. He also holds MBA in Shipping and Logistics which he acquired from Lloyds Maritime Academy London, United Kingdom, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Public Administration gotten from Commonwealth University in Belize, South America.

Before he became a Legislator,  Hon. Prestige Ossy has been a Customs Broker, Maritime Services Provider, Shipping Consultant and Importer of diverse Products. His business is so diversified that it transverses all sectors of Nigerian Economy making him a major Employer of labour. 

He is the Chairman/Managing Director of Prestige Brokers Ltd.

He was elected into the Federal House of Representatives in the year 2015.

Biography of Uko Nkole

Uko Nkole

Uko Nkole Ndukwe is a Registered Town Planner and a member of the Federal House of Representarives representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency of Abia Sate under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party. He was born on October 20, 1975. He is a native of Abam Onyereubi in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State.

in 1993 he sat for and passed Senior School Certificate Examination at Ovukwu Secondary School,  He obtained a BSc. In Marketing from the University of Nigeria Nsuka. He also did his Post Graduate Diploma at the Nigerian Institute of Town Planning.
After his University education, 

He worked with federal capital territory administration as a town planner in development control. He was a member of the Adhoc committee on restoration of Abuja master plan. He was also a past secretary of Presidential Committee on International Affairs, He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners.

Biography of Solomon Adaelu

Solomon Adaelu
Solomon Adaelu Ezinwa is a member representing  Obingwa/Osisioma/Ugbunagbo Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party. born in 1972, hails from Osisioma, Ngwa Local Government Area of Abia State.

He attended Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

He was the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Neschem ind. prod.ltd.

He had served Imo State as a commissioner in the year 2010, and won the award of the best Commissioner in the South-East of Nigeria.

At the Federal House of Representatives, Solomon is a member of the Maritime Safety, Education and Administration Committee. He has interest in legislating for child/woman care by the society. His target achievement includes to help build and strengthen democratic process and institutions in Nigeria.

Biography of Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Nkeiruka Onyejeocha
ONYEJEOCHA NKEIRUKA is a member of the Federal House of Representative, representing Isuikwato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State of Nigeria, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). She is a native of Isuochi in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State. she was born on November 23, 1969,

She attended Isuochi Secondary School/Ovim Girls where she sat for and passed her Senior School Certificate Examination in 1984. She obtained her B.A from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1993 and her Masters Degree from Imo State University in 2005.
She worked as Managing Director of Nikkings and Kingzol International Ltd. She was later appointed the Commisioner for Manpower Development in Abia State where she established skill acquisition centers across Abia State. She also served as a local government chairman in Abia State,  where she presided over the affairs of the council.

She was first elected member of the Federal House of Representatives in 2007, and later re-elected in 2015.
At the National Assembly, Nkeiruka became the chairman of women in parliament and chairman, House Committee on Aviation.
Her Legislative Interests border on sponsoring bills that will enhance the standard of living for children, women, youths and the less privilege; education and infrastructure including health and aviation sector. Her Target Achievements includes delivery of good and lasting democratic dividends to her constituency and Nigeria at large through responsive legislation.

Biography of Nkem Abonta Uzoma

Nkem Abonta Uzoma
Nkem Abonta Uzoma is a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Ukwa East/Ukwa West Federal Constituency of Abia State under the plat-form of the Peoples Democratic Party. He was born on January 18, 1962, to Mr and Mrs John Nkem Abonta of Akwete in Ukwa East Local Government Area of Abia State.

He attended St. Raphel Primary School Obehie (now known as Central School, Obehie) between 1970 and 1974 , Stella Maris College Port Harcourt between 1974 and 1979, and finally University of Jos between 1984 and 1988, from where he bagged the prestigious Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree. At the same university, he also obtained a Master's degree in Law between 1990 and 1992.
Prior to being elected into the Federal House of Representatives, Nkem was a Councilor and a member of the State House of Assembly in Abia State.

He was elected into the Federal House of Representatives in the Year 2007, and was re-elected in the year 2015. At the Federal House of Representatives, Nkem is a member of the Committee on Public Petitions.

Biography of Yusuf Buba

Yusuf Buba is a member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Hong/Gombi Federeal Constituency of Adamawa State under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC). He was born in 1968.

He obtained his West African Examination in the year 1985. from Government Secondary School, Maiha, He has Advance Diploma in Business Management from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University; Diploma in law from College For Legal Studies Yola; and BSc., in Polytechnics from University of Abuja.
After his education and prior to being elected into the Federal House of Representatives, Yusuf founded and became the Chairman/Managing Director of Yubu Ventures Nigeria Limited, a company whose object is commercial farming and real estate development.

He was elected into the Federal House of Representatives in the year 2015.

His legislative Interests border on excellence oversight function and sponsoring of bills.

Biography of Abubakar Lawal Garba

Abubakar Lawal
Abubakar Lawal GarbaL, is a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing  Yola North/Yola South/Girei Federal Constituency, Adamawa State, under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC). He was born in 1964,

He attended Government Secondary School, Yola and obtained a General Certificate of Education (G.C.E), in 1981. He obtained an LL.B in Law from Ahmadu Bello Univeristy, Zaria. In 1987 and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maiduguri in 1996 and also Masters in Law in the same university in 2005.

After his education, Abubakar  embarked in legal practice. He became one of his state’s Council members between 1989-1991. Between 1993-2005, he was in the banking sector. SIGMA PENSION LTD  engaged him between 2005 and 2007. He also served MORTAGE PRIMARY BANK from 2007-2010. He founded an ESTATE DEVELOPMENT  Company where he was engaged from 2009-2014.

Abubakar was elected into the Federal House of Representatives as a Legislature. At the Federal House, In 2015. He is a member of the committee on Constituency Outreach.

His Legislative Interests border on mass housing development, banking, judiciary, maritime transport, pension. He targets to achieve the fixing of the 7 million houses deficit problem surfferd by Nigerians and solve the problem of non-payment of pension, and of corruption in judiciary and banking sectors.

Biography of Kabir Garba Marafa

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Kabir Garba Marafa is currently a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he was born on September 16, 1960. He hails from Zamfara State. 
 
He attended Kaduna Polytechnic where he graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Chemical Engineering.

He was previously a commissioner in Zamfara State. He defected from the PDP- Peoples Democratic Party to the ANPP- All Nigerian Peoples Congress just before the 2011 elections and contested for the senatorial seat in Zamfara Central senatorial District. He won the then incumbent- Senator Hassan Muhammed Nasina- also known as Hassan Gusau who contested under the platform of the PDP.

Kabir Garba Marafa again contested for the seat under the Platform of the APC-All Progressive Party in the 2015 elections and won as the Senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District.

Mini-Biography of Tijjani Yahaya Kaura

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Tijjani Yahaya Kaura

Tijjani Yahaya Kaura -  a former Minister, SSG and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was born on January 1, 1960. He is an indigene of Zamfara State.

He was a former Minister of State for Foreign affairs. Tijjani Yahaya Kaura defected from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) to the All Progressive Congress(APC). He was thereafter made a Secretary to the State Goverment, a month after his defection.

In 2015, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress(APC), He contested for the Senatorial seat in Zamfara North constituency and won.

Biography of Ahmed Rufai Sani

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Ahmed Rufai Sani Yerima is a Former Governor and presently a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he was born on July 22, 1960 in Anka Town in Zamfara State. 
 
Ahmed Rufai Sani attended Sokoto College of Arts and Science and completed in 1978.
 
to obtain a B.Sc in Economics from Bayero University, Kano in 1982, and an Msc  in 1987.

He worked in the Borno State Budget Department of the Governor's office and also taught at the Borno College of Basic Studies, As a Youth Corps member, 
 
He began his career in 1983 as an economic planning officer in the Ministry of Finance in the Sokoto Civil Service. He thereafter worked with various Federal Government bodies, including the National Directorate of Employment from 1988 to 1990, and the Central Bank of Nigeria between 1990 and 1993.

In 1994, he returned to the Sokoto state civil service as the Director of Budget in the Ministry of Finance, holding this position until the creation of Zamfara State in October 1996. He was then appointed Director-General of Lands and Housing, later becoming Permanent Secretary in the same department.

In September 1998 he left the civil service to pursue a career in Politics.

He was elected Governor of Zamfara State in 1999. He was re-elected in 2003 for a second term, which ended on 29 May 2007.

He is the first Nigerian Governor to implement Sharia law in his state, which came into effect on 27 January 2000. Zamfara's law adopted Sharia in its entirety, with the exceptions that apostasy was not criminalised and all sentences can be appealed to Nigeria's Federal Courts, which do not permit Traditional Hudud Punishments. However, some of the changes introduced affected all citizens of the state. The sale and consumption of alcohol and prostitution were subject to a state-wide ban.
Sharia implementation bodies were established in Zamfara, including the Council of Ulama, Hisbah Commission, Zakkat and Endowment Board, Sharia Research and Development Board, and the Preaching Commission.
He however made sure that all non-Muslims in Zamfara were able to choose civil law rather than Sharia law when faced with legal proceedings.

Ahmad Rufai Sani Yerima sought for the presidential ticket under the Platform of the ANPP in 2007 but withdrew from the contest at the party's 2007 national convention to back former Head of State Muhammadu Buhari as the ANPP candidate.

Ahmed Rufai Sani Yerima contested and  was elected Senator representing Zamfara West constituency under the All Nigeria People's Party in April 2007.

Ahmed Rufai Sani Yerima ran again in the 9 April 2011 elections for Senator for Zamfara West on the ANPP platform. He was again reelected. 
In 2015, under the Platform of the All Progressive Congress(APC) he again contested for the Senatorial seat and won to represent Zamfara West Senatorial District.

List of Local Government Areas In Rivers State

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  1. Abua/Odual
  2. Ahoada East
  3. Ahoada West
  4. Akuku Toru
  5. Andoni
  6. Asari-Toru
  7. Bonny
  8. Degema
  9. Emohua
  10. Eleme
  11. Etche
  12. Gokana
  13. Ikwerre
  14. Khana
  15. Obia/Akpor
  16. Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni
  17. Ogu/Bolo
  18. Okrika
  19. Omumma
  20. Opobo/Nkoro
  21. Oyigbo
  22. Port-Harcourt
  23. Tai

List of 57 Local Government Areas in Lagos State

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  1.  Amuwo-Odofin Local Government
  2.  Badagry West Local Council Development Area
  3.  Coker / Aguda Local Council Development Area
  4.  Ejigbo Local Council Development Area
  5.  Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Area
  6.  Mushin Local government
  7.  Ojo Local Government
  8.  Ojodu Local Council Development Area
  9.  Ojokoro Local Council development Area
  10.  Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area
  11.  Oshodi / Isolo Local Government
  12.  Agbado / Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area
  13.  Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area
  14.  Agege Local Government
  15.  Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government
  16.  Alimosho Local Government
  17.  Apapa Local Government
  18. Badagry Local Government
  19.  Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area
  20. Bariga Local Council Development Area
  21. Egbe - Idimu Local Council Development Area
  22. Epe Local Government
  23. Eredo Local Council Development Area
  24.  Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area
  25.  Eti-Osa Local Government
  26.  Iba Local Council Development Area
  27.  Ibeju Lekki Local Government
  28.  Ibogbo / Bayeku Local Council Development Area
  29.  Ifako-Ijaye Local Government
  30.  Ifelodun Local Council Development Area
  31.  Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area
  32.  Ijede Local Council Development Area
  33.  Ikeja local Government Area
  34.  Ikorodu Local Government
  35.  Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area
  36.  Ikorodu West Local Council Development Area
  37.  Ikosi / Ejinrin Local Council Development Area
  38.  Imota Local Council Developoment Area
  39.  Iru - Victoria Island Local Council Development Area
  40.  Isolo Local Council development Area
  41. Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area
  42. Kosofe Local Government
  43. Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area
  44. Lagos Mainland Local Government
  45. Lekki Local Council Development Area
  46. Odi-Olowo / Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area
  47. Olorunda Local Council Development Area
  48. Oriade Local Council development Area
  49. Orile - Agege Local Council Development Area
  50. Oto-Awori Local Council Development Area
  51. Somolu Local Government
  52. Surulere Local Government
  53. Ayobo-Ipaja Local Council Development Area
  54.  Ikosnsheri Local Council Development Area
  55.  Ikoyi - Obalende Local Council Development Area
  56.  Lagos Island Local Government
  57.  Yaba Local Council Development Area

Names of 36 State Governors of Nigeria and Biography


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          STATE                 CAPITAL                            NAME                 PARTY
  1. Abia                            Umuahia                             Dr Victor Ikpeazu               PDP
  2. Adamawa                     Yola                                    Jibrilla Bindo                     APC
  3. Akwa Ibom                   Uyo                                    Emmanuel Udom               PDP
  4. Anambra                      Awka                                  Willie Obianu                  APGA
  5. Bauchi                          Bauchi                         Mohammed A Abubakar         APC
  6. Bayelsa                        Yenegoa                           Henry Seriake Dicson          PDP
  7. Benue                          Makurdi                               Dr. SamuelOrtom             APC
  8. Borno                         Maiduguri                           Kashim Shettima                APC
  9. Cross                            Calabar                             Prof. Ben Ayade                  PDP
  10. Delta                              Asaba                                Ifeanyi Okowa                   PDP
  11. Ebonyi                        Abakaliki                               Dave Umahi                     PDP
  12. Edo                              Benin City                       Godwin Obaseki                   APC
  13. Ekiti                             Ado-Ekiti                              AyoFayose                       PDP
  14. Enugu                           Enugu                               Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi               PDP
  15. Gombe                          Gombe                            Ibrahim Dankwambo          PDP
  16. Imo                               Owerri                              Rochas Okorocha               APC
  17. Jigawa                          Dutse                                 Badaru Abubakar             APC       
  18. Kaduna                       Kaduna                                Nasir el-Rufai                   APC
  19. Kano                             Kano                                  Umar Ganduje                  APC
  20. Katsina                        Katsina                               Aminu Masari                   APC
  21. Kebbi                      Birnin-Kebbi                         Atiku Bagudu                     APC
  22. Kogi                             Lokoja                                 Yahaya Bello                     APC
  23. Kwara                           Ilorin                            Abdulfatah Ahmed                APC
  24. Lagos                             Ikeja                             Akinwumi Ambode               APC
  25. Nasarawa                      Lafia                             UmaruAl-Makura                 APC
  26. Niger                             Minna                           A. Sanu-Lulu Bello                APC
  27. Ogun                          Abeokuta                         Ibikunle Amosun                   APC
  28. Ondo                             Akure                            Olusegun Mimiko                  PDP
  29. Osun                            Oshogbo                             Rauf Aregbesola                APC
  30. Oyo                              Ibadan                               Abiola Ajimobi                   APC
  31. Plateau                           Jos                                   Simon Lalong                     APC
  32. Rivers                    Port-Harcourt                        Nyesom Wike                      PDP
  33. Sokoto                         Sokoto                             Aminu Tambuwel                 APC
  34. Taraba                        Jalingo                            Mr. Darius Ishaku                  PDP
  35. Yobe                         Damaturu                            Ibrahim Geidam                  APC
  36. Zamfara                      Gusau                             Abdul Azeez Abubakar Yari        APC 
  37. FCT                             Abuja

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