Month: February 2019

Senegal:An Enchanting Democracy In Turbulent West Africa

Senegal Regained its Independence from French Colonial Rule On 4th April 1960;On 5th September 1960 it became a Republic with Leopold Sedar Senghor as the First President.The first Independence Elections were held on December 1963 and Senghor with his Independence Party ‘Senegalese Progressive Union’ (UPS) was reelected unopposed as he was the only Candidate. By

Nigeria’s Intriguing Political Journey:Regaining Independence;33 Years Junta Rule To The Rebirth of Democracy

October 1,1960 Nigeria Regained its Independence from Britain; Nnamdi Azikwe gets appointed as Governor General alongside Tafawa Balewa as the Prime Minister. October 1,1963 Nigeria became a Republic with Nnamdi Azikwe as its first President with Tafawa Balewa as its first Prime Minister. While in his Third Year in Office; January 1966 President Azikwe travels