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    First Nigerian Professor of Geology

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    Meet first Nigerian professor of geology. He was also first geology professor in Africa. He hailed from Kwara state. He attended Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA

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    Dakuku Adolphus Peterside

    First Nigerian to head the African Maritime Industry

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    From Medical Laboratory Scientist to Strategy and Management Expert, he became the first Nigerian to head the African Maritime Industry. A present pursuing of becoming governor of River State comes May, 2019

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    Dr Ekwealor Chinedu Thomas (EJELETE ALUTA)

    First Nigerian to serve as the President of World Youth Movement for Democracy

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    By his active participation in student politics in South Africa, he represented the entire sub-Saharan African Region in World Youth Movement for Democracy and in the process became the president of the organization.

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    Francesca Chiejina

    First Nigerian Opera Soprano to Ever Perform at Carnegie Hall, US

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    She kicked off her musical interests by playing the violin and piano at the MUSON Centre in Lagos. Her career took her to study at the University of Michigan, and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She made history by becoming the first Nigerian soprano to ever perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2018.

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    Israel Oludotun Ramsome-Kuti

    First Nigerian Musician to Wax an Album – Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti

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    Rev Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti is the first Nigerian Musician to wax an album. As a clergyman in Anglican Church, he wrote and composed a lot of songs for worship during church service which he later turned into collection of tracks.

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    Jaja Wachuku first nigerian National Speaker of the Parliament

    First Nigerian Speaker of National house of Parliament – Jaja Wachuku

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    Jaja Wachuku is the first Nigerian speaker of nation House of Representative. He took over from Sir Frederick Metcalfe of Britain

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    first nigerian solicitor to supreme court - Rotimi Williams

    First Attorney General in Nigeria – Rotimi Williams

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    In 1957, F. R. Williams was made Western Region’s Attorney General making him the first Nigerian to be an attorney general.

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    Thomas, Williams and Kayode

    First indigenous Nigerian law firm

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    The first indigenous law firm in Nigeria is called Thomas, Williams and Kayode. Founded in 1948

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    First Nigeria solicitor to the Supreme Court of Nigeria – Frederick Rotimi Williams

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    Rotimi Williams is the first Nigerian solicitor to Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1943 at age 23. He handled a lot of important case in his career.

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    first senior advocate of Nigeria - Rotimi Williams

    First Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Frederick Rotimi Williams

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    Chief Frederick Rotimi Williams is the first Nigerian SAN. He earned the title on 3 April, 1975. Born on 16 December, 1920 and died on 26 March, 2005 at age 84. See more of him…

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    National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons

    First Nigerian Political Party – National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC)

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    NCNC was founded by Herbert Macaulay and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. Azikiwe was its first general secretary while Herbert Macaulay was its first chairman.

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    First Nigerian to buy a car

    First Nigerian to Buy a Motor Car, Herbert Macaulay

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    Herbert Macaulay is the first Nigerian to buy and own a motor car. He is the grandson of Bishop Ajayi Crowther

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