America welcomes prime minister abubakar balewa of nigeria, july 1961. Hotunan marigayi sir abubakar tafawa balewa bbc news hausa. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa official visit to usa in. After attending katsina teacher training college 19281933, he was a teacher and later headmaster of the bauchi middle school. Balewas father, yakubu dan zala, was of gere ethnicity, and his mother fatima inna was half gere, half fulani. Front view of faculty of science complex, yalwa campus.
He was also an international statesman, widely respected across the african continent as one of the leaders. A lot has been said recently about the death of nigerias first prime minister abubakar tafawa balewa. A selection of speeches made by alhaji the right honourable sir abubakar tafawa balewa, k. Unlike the majority of northern nigerian political leaders, he was of humble background, his. The cabinet of abubakar tafawa balewa was the government of nigeria, headed by prime minister abubakar tafawa balewa, in the years leading up to and following independence. His father, yakubu dan zala, was a slave who rose in service of the madaki of bauchi and became a district head. According to tafawa balewa s lastchild, zainab tafawa balewa who was born two weeks after her fathers death, the widow of the former prime minister, strove and raised her children alone. Northern nigeria, just before the turn of the century. The aspirants of abubakar tafawa balewa university are hereby informed that the list of admitted candidates into the institution for the 20162017 academic session is now online. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa, born 1912, bauchi, northern nigeriadied january 1966, near ifo, nigeria, nigerian politician, deputy leader of the northern peoples congress npc, and the first federal prime minister 195766. Sir, abubakar tafawa balewa was the first and only prime minister of nigeria. Abubakar tafawa balewa stock pictures, royaltyfree photos.
His father worked in the house of the district head of. Snake killed at abubakar tafawa balewa university, gubi campus again photos by nobody. Abubakar tafawa balewa was born in 1912 to yakubu dan zala and fatima inna in bauchi, nigeria. A few weeks ago, matthew mb u a former minister alleged that balewa was not killed by soldiers during nigerias first military coup as has been alleged, but actually died of an asthma attack while under their custody. The independence speech of sir abubakar tafawa balewa on october 1st, 1960. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa prime minister of nigeria. The independence speech of sir abubakar tafawa balewa on. Unlike the majority of northern nigerian political leaders, he was of humble background, his father having been a client to a district head. Abubakar tafawa balewa university atbu is a federal university of technology located in bauchi, north east nigeria. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa in his home town with his family picture by nobody.
Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. The major ethnic groups are the sayawa and hausafulani. The second was formed after the general elections of december 1959, just before. An official visit of sir abubakar tafawa balewa to the united state of america on invitation from us president john f kennedy. Media in category abubakar tafawa balewa the following 20 files are in this category, out of 20 total. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa in his home town with his. Abubakar tafawa balewa university teaching hospital. The life and times of alhaji sir abubakar tafawa balewa clark, trevor on. At about mid night the adc to the late prime minister, mr kaftan,and the then madaki of bauchi who was an inlaw to alhaji tafawa balewa came with an ambulance and a truck full of coffins. Tafawa balewa is a local government area in the southern part of bauchi state in northern nigeria.
Tafawa balewas sons withdraws, to support jonathan. Abubakar was born in december 1912 in the village of tafawa balewa, in modern day bauchi state. Linked to the abubakar tafawa balewa university, this is a tertiaty medical institution that provides medical services for patients and training for medical students. Tafawa balewa village takes its name from two corrupted fulani words. Complete history and biography of abubakar tafawa balewa abubakar tafawa balewa was born in 1912 to yakubu dan zala and fatima inna.
Sir abubakar tafawa balewa prime minister of nigeria britannica. Abubakar tafawa balewa was born in tafawa balewa, north east state, nigeria. The first of october 1960 is a date to which for two years every nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. I will add that such gaps in knowledge also mean that we cannot learn from the great and brave actions of our heroes past, neither do we know how we can. He was born on october 1, 1912 in the village of tafawa balewa, in modernday bauchi state. Below is the speech delivered by the nigerian prime minister, sir abubakar tafawa balewa, during the celebration of nigerias independence read more. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. The name of his birthplace was appended to abubakars name abubakar tafawa balewa.
Find highquality abubakar tafawa balewa stock photos and editorial news pictures from getty images. The magnificent edifice was structurally designed to embody his life. Alhaji sir abubakar tafawa balewa 19121966 was the first prime minister of independent nigeria, serving from 1957 to 1966. Abubakar tafawa balewas official visit to usa, 1961 it is often said that when one doesnt know their history, it is easy to repeat the mistakes of the past rather than learn from them. The life and times of alhaji sir abubakar tafawa balewa. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa, nigerian politician, deputy leader of the northern peoples congress npc, and the first federal prime minister 195766. On saturday, october 1, 1960, nigeria became an independent nation. Sir abubakar tafawa balewas earliest education was at a. Alh sir abubakar tafawa balewa official visit to usa in july 25 28 1961 1.
Abubakar tafawa balewa was born in december 1912 in bauchi state, in the northern nigeria protectorate. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa official visit to usa in july 2528,1961 by thomas craven film corporation on vimeo, the home for. The first was established in 1957 when balewa was appointed prime minister by the british governorgeneral. Alhaji sir abubakar tafawa balewa biography logbaby. Nigeria first independence day speech, 1960 by sir. Originally a trained teacher, he became a vocal leader for northern interest as one of the few educated nigerians of his time. What follows is sir abubakar tafawa balewas speech delivered at. Download now nigeria first independence day speech, 1960 by sir abubakar tafawa balewa today is independence day. The area has been known for sectarian and ethnic violence over the years. Verwoerd and sir abubakar tafawa balewa as they shake hands. Abubakar mammadi habu mallam baba sadiq tukur abdulazeez adam muhammad. Right in the heart of bauchi city is the tomb of nigerias first and only prime minister, late sir abubakar tafawa balewa.
Group subscriptions my account give a gift donate download ios app newsletters download android app follow graduate school forum. The abubakar tafawa balewa university, bauchi invites applications suitably qualified candidates. The architecture department at abubakar tafawa balewa university nigeria on academia. Abubakar tafawa balewa university, admission, postutme comments off on abubakar tafawa balewa university 20162017 admission list available online. Atbu registration procedure for 20162017 academic session released. A commoner by birth, an unusual origin for a political leader in the npc, balewa was both a defender of northern special interests and an advocate of reform and.
A ranar 15 ga watan janairun shekarar 2016 ne ake cika shekara 50 da yin juyin mulkin farko a najeriya, lamarin da ya yi sanadiyar kisan shugabannin kasar irin su sir abubakar tafawa balewa. The motto of the university is doctrina mater artium, which means education is the mother of the practical arts. Notice to all newly admitted candidates into abubakar tafawa balewa university, bauchi 20182019 academic session. If clicking this button opens a new browser window, you may need to hold the option key when.
North is synonymous with peace, love, brotherliness and very moderate until the influx of easterners who almost corrupt the region with their. The authorities of abubakar tafawa balewa university atbu. Alh sir abubakar tafawa balewa official visit to usa in. He died and left office without having mansions, bauchi. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa, kbe pc december 1912 15 january 1966 was a nigerian politician, and the first prime minister of an independent nigeria. Sir abubakar tafawa balewa official visit to usa in july 2528. America welcomes prime minister abubakar balewa of nigeria, july. At last, our great day has arrived, and nigeria is now indeed an independent sovereign nation. The university is named after the first prime minister of the federal republic of nigeria, sir abubakar tafawa balewa. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5 video. Snake killed at abubakar tafawa balewa university, gubi. If you find this worth reading, kindly share and drop a comment below. He was born on december 1912 in bauchi, the then northern nigeria in what is now known as bauchi state, to bageri muslim, the then district head of the bauchi divisional district of lere.246 835 486 1200 1121 1036 544 1111 197 1628 1274 924 1671 1327 1268 1209 710 77 1323 1231 894 1597 556 913 508 449 240 613 311 414 606 522 338 579 1015 16 1011 877 351 828