Prime Minister of Nigeria

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Prime Minister of Nigeria
Flag of Nigeria.svg
Appointer Governor-General of Nigeria (1960–1963)
President of Nigeria (1963–1966; 1993)
Formation 1 October 1960
4 January 1993
First holder Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Final holder Ernest Shonekan
Abolished 15 January 1966
26 August 1993

The Prime Minister of Nigeria was the head of government of Nigeria from 1960 to 1966.

History of the office[edit]

Prime Minister of Nigeria (1960–1966)[edit]

Parties

  Northern People's Congress

# Picture Name
(Born–Died)
Took office Left office Political Party
Prime Minister of the Federation of Nigeria
1 Balewa.jpg Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
(1912–1966)
1 October 1960 1 October 1963 Northern People's Congress
Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
(1) Balewa.jpg Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
(1912–1966)
1 October 1963 15 January 1966
(Assassinated)
Northern People's Congress
Post abolished (15 January 1966 – 4 January 1993)
2 Ambassador Bob Dewar with Ernest Shonekan (3509232597) (cropped).jpg Ernest Shonekan
(1936–)
4 January 1993 26 August 1993 Independent
Post abolished (26 August 1993 – Present)

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