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Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

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Abubakar Tafawa ...
zodml.org, 21 Dec 2013 [cached]
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa was a Nigerian politician, and the only prime minister of an independent Nigeria. Originally a trained teacher, he became a vocal representative of Northern interests as one of the few educated Nigerians of his time.... Read more
Nigeria at the UN Maiden Speech
nigeriaunmission.org, 6 Jan 2012 [cached]
Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, K.B.E., M.P., Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Prime Minister Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa led the Nigerian delegation to the fifteenth Regular session of the United Nations General Assembly during which he made this, the country's maiden speech to the World body on7 October 1960, the day Nigeria was admitted as the 99th member of the Organization
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Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
2012 June
newsamnews.ioe.ac.uk, 1 June 2012 [cached]
This afternoon I found a file on a man named Abubakar Tafewa Balewa. Abubakar was a student at the IOE Colonial Department, 1945-1946. I started cataloguing the file from the back (oldest item) and was interested enough to find an essay he wrote titled 'The evolution of modern ideas of community life and discipline with special reference to relations between staff and pupils', some lists of his teaching practice placements, and a short report on his work by LJ Lewis.
Continuing cataloguing, I found letters from a researcher at the BBC requesting information on Abubakar, which was when I started really get curious. A handful of press cuttings revealed that the former IOE student had gone on to become the Prime Minister of Nigeria Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, but was murdered in a military coup in 1966.
I won't go into explaining who he was, or what his achievements as PM of Nigeria were. But I felt he should probably be acknowledged, or rather remembered once more, as significant IOE alumni.
Tags: Abubakar Tafewa Balewa, Colonial Department, Prime Minister of Nigeria, students
This objectivity was put to the ...
reference.findtarget.com, 1 July 2008 [cached]
This objectivity was put to the test when Nigerian Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa declared a state of emergency in the Western Region, responding to a series of conflicts between officials of varying parties.
Steel Pulse - Official Web Site -
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Triggered by the killing of the Nigerian President, Sir Abubakar Balewa and associates a year before, the war lasted a period of 30 months.
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