The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is the head of state and head of the national The Governor-General's position was, therefore, replaced with that of President. In January , a group of army officers, led by Major Chukwuma.
Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR, (February 25, – December 28, ) was a Nigerian politician who served as the first and only President of Nigeria's Second Republic (–), after the Preceded by, Olusegun Obasanjo as Military Head of State. Succeeded by, Muhammadu Buhari as Military Head of State.
The Nigerian military juntas of –79 and –98 were a pair of military dictatorships in Nigeria that were led by the Nigerian military, having a chairman or president Shagari was overthrown in the Nigerian coup d'état and succeeded by Muhammadu Buhari, who was appointed Chairman of a new Supreme.
This is a list of the heads of state of Nigeria, from independence in to the present day. Under the Constitution, the first constitution of the Republic of Nigeria, the President replaced the monarch as ceremonial head of state.
As Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari seeks re-election, he had to deny rumours that he had been replaced in public by a lookalike.
Shehu Shagari, Nigeria's second president, whose civilian tenure At his swearing-in ceremony, Shagari said the military had “succeeded in.
Alhaji Shehu Shagari, the man who became Nigeria's First Executive President. Muhammadu Buhari was handpicked by the coupists to succeed him. He was Nigeria's first elected president, described after his death by.
Former Nigerian president Shehu Shagari in , arriving in Abuja to swearing-in ceremony, Mr. Shagari said the military had “succeeded.