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Whangarei (New Zealand electorate)

Whangārei is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate that was first created for the 1972 election. The electorate is a reasonably safe National seat, and was held for long periods by John Banks and Phil Heatley, before being won in the 2014 electi ...

                                               

Wigram (New Zealand electorate)

Wigram is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate, returning one Member of Parliament to the New Zealand House of Representatives. The current MP for Wigram is Megan Woods of the Labour Party. She took over this position from Jim Anderton, who had ...

                                               

Alfred William East

Alfred William East was a New Zealand politician. He represented the Omata electorate on the Taranaki Provincial Council from 5 November 1855 to 13 December 1856. He represented the Omata electorate in the 2nd New Zealand Parliament from 1855, bu ...

                                               

David Mervyn

David Hunter Mervyn was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in the Otago region of New Zealand. He represented the Manuherikia electorate from 1867 to 1870 through winning the by-election on 15 May, and then the Mount Ida electorate from 1871 hav ...

                                               

Charles Rawlins

Charles Champion Rawlins was a 19th-century Conservative Member of Parliament in New Zealand for just over a year. Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, on 13 April 1846, Rawlins was a mining engineer. He arrived in New Zealand in 1875. Rawlins ...

                                               

List of Kings and Queens Counsel in New Zealand

The office of Kings Counsel was established in New Zealand in 1907. During the reign of a male sovereign, appointees are called Kings Counsel, and this applied from 1907 to 1952 during the reign of Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, and George VI ...

                                               

Solicitor-General of New Zealand

The Solicitor-General of New Zealand is the second law officer of state in New Zealand. The Solicitor-General is also head of the Crown Law Office, that comprises lawyers employed to represent the Attorney-General in court proceedings in New Zeal ...

                                               

Law enforcement in Nicaragua

Law enforcement in Nicaragua falls under the jurisdiction of La Policia Nacional of Nicaragua. They are in charge of regular police functions and sometimes work in conjunction with the Nicaraguan military, making it an indirect and rather subtle ...

                                               

National Police of Nicaragua

The National Nicaraguan Police Force is the national police of Nicaragua. The force is in charge of regular police functions and, at times, works in conjunction with the Nicaraguan military, making it an indirect and rather subtle version of a ge ...

                                               

Tarantul-class corvette

The Project 1241 are a class of Soviet missile corvettes. They have the NATO reporting name Tarantul. These ships were designed to replace the Project 205 Tsunami missile boats.

                                               

Kenna Partners

Template:Infobox law Firm Kenna Partners is one of Nigerias leading law firms with its Head Office in Lagos, and branch offices in both Abuja and Enugu. The firm is fully registered with the African Financial Corporation.

                                               

Lagos State Judiciary

The Lagos State Judiciary is one of the three co-equal branches of the Lagos State Government organized under the Constitution of Nigeria and laws of the Lagos State government. The Chief Judges are appointed by the Lagos State Governor with the ...

                                               

Abiola Babatope

Abiola Babatope is a Nigerian politician who represented Mushin Central District II, Lagos in the House of Representatives during the second republic. Babatope studied geology at University of Ibadan, after her graduation she worked at the office ...

                                               

Ikuinyi O. Ibani

Ikuinyi Owaji Ibani is a Nigerian politician and Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly. From 2007 to 2011, he served as MHA representing the constituency of Andoni, and from 2011 to 2015, was the Chief Whip of the House. He is a member of ...

                                               

Sani Mohammed

Sani Mohammed is a Nigerian politician and a former member of the Senate of Nigeria for the All Progressives Congress. Mohammed was born in Bida, Niger State. He was senator of Niger State South Zone in 2015–2019. He came third in the senatorial ...

                                               

Eastern Region, Nigeria

The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in 1954. Its first capital was Calabar. The capital was later moved to Enugu and the second capital was Umuahia. T ...

                                               

Provinces of Nigeria

The Provinces of Nigeria are a former administrative division in Nigeria, which were in use in Colonial Nigeria and shortly after independence; from 1900 to 1967. They were altered many times through their history. They were divided into division ...

                                               

Sokoto Sultanate Council

The Sultanate of Sokoto is a traditional state in Northern Nigeria with headquarters in the city of Sokoto, capital of the modern Sokoto State. Preceded by the Sokoto Caliphate, the Council was formed in 1903 after the British pacification of the ...

                                               

Abdulkadir Dan Bawa

Abdulkadir Dan Bawa was the 8th Fulani Emir of Ilorin. He succeeded his father, Shuaib Bawa as Emir in 1919. Bawa was appointed Emir on the recommendation of acting Provincial Resident in Ilorin, Kenneth Elphinstone. He reigned from 1920 to 1959, ...

                                               

Akwa Akpa

Akwa Akpa, known to European colonists as Old Calabar or Duke Town, was an Efik city-state that flourished in the 19th century in what is now southern Nigeria. Although it is now absorbed into Nigeria, traditional rulers of the state are still re ...

                                               

Bida Emirate

The Bida Emirate is a traditional state in Nigeria, a successor to the old Nupe Kingdom, with its headquarters in Bida, Niger State. The head of the state is the Etsu Nupe, considered the leader of the Nupe people.

                                               

Borno Emirate

The Borno Emirate or Borno Sultanate is a traditional Nigerian state formed at the start of the 20th century. It is headed by descendants of the rulers of the Bornu Empire, founded before 1000. The rulers have the title Shehu of Borno. The tradit ...

                                               

Damaturu Emirate

The Damaturu Emirate is a Nigerian traditional state based in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, Nigeria. It is a first-class emirate. At one time the Damaturu Emirate was part of the Ngazaragamo emirate, which is based in Gaidam and extended a ...

                                               

Egba Ake

Egba Ake, otherwise known as Egba Alake, is one of the five sections of Egbaland, the others being Oke-Ona, Gbagura, the Owu and Ibara. It is a traditional state which joins with its bordering sections to form something of a high kingship. The Al ...

                                               

Igala Kingdom

The Igala Kingdom, also known as the Kingdom of Idah, Ane-Ìgàla, is a pre-colonial West African state, north central Nigeria. The kingdom was founded by the Igala people, with its capital at Idah. Igala kingdom was influenced by the Yorubakingdom ...

                                               

Kumbwada

Kumbwada is known for having the only known system for state rule by women only. Kumbwada is currently being ruled by Queen Hajiya Haidzatu Ahmed and her court. An ancient curse keeps males off the throne, according to locals. The Queens royal ti ...

                                               

Lapai Emirate

The Lapai Emirate, today in Nigeria, is a traditional state that lies near the Gurara River, a tributary to the Niger River, formerly originally inhabited where Gbari People, and presently came under the power of Nupe people, covering roughly the ...

                                               

Potiskum Emirate

The Potiskum Emirate is a traditional state in Nigeria, with headquarters in Potiskum, Yobe State. The emir holds the title "Mai". The emirate was founded in 1809. In 1913 the British colonial rulers merged it into the Fika Emirate. In 2000 it wa ...

                                               

Suleja Emirate

The Suleja Emirate is a Hausa principality in what is now Niger State, Nigeria. The emirate was established as the Abuja Emirate during the 19th century, located just north of the site of the present-day federal capital city named Abuja. When the ...

                                               

Tula Chiefdom

The Tula Kingdom is a Nigerian traditional state in northern Nigeria with its headquarters in Wange, Kaltungo, Local Government Area Gombe. It comprises three districts: Yiri, Baule and Wange, and is located 101 kilometres away from the Gombe Sta ...

                                               

Yauri Emirate

Yauri is an emirate in Nigerias Kebbi State, occupying the Yauri Local Government Area. Today, Yauri is one of the smallest historical emirates in Northern Nigeria. In 1972, the population was about 112.000 people inhabiting a land area of about ...

                                               

Chief of Naval Staff (Nigeria)

The Chief of Naval Staff is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Navy. The position is often occupied by the most senior commissioned officer appointed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria.The Chief of Naval St ...

                                               

Chief of the Defence Staff (Nigeria)

The Chief of Defence Staff is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is occupied by the most senior commissioned officer appointed by the President of Nigeria. The position was established for the first time under N ...

                                               

Igirigi APC

The Igirigi APC is the Nigerian Armys locally manufactured armoured personnel carrier. Designed and manufactured by the army Corps of Engineers, the APC was first introduced to the media during the 2012 Nigeria Army Day celebrations NADCEL. While ...

                                               

2014 Enugu Government House attack

The 2014 Enugu Government House Attack was carried out on March 8, 2014, when members of the militant group Biafra Zionist Federation took control of the state house for about 4 hours and erected the flag of Biafra at the entrance of the house. T ...

                                               

3rd Division (Nigeria)

3rd Armoured Division is a division of the Nigerian Army. The division is headquartered at Jos, Plateau State. The 3rd Division of the Nigerian Army dates to August–September 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War. At that time 1 Area Command at Kadu ...

                                               

72nd Special Forces Battalion

The 72 Special Forces Battalion is a special forces unit of the Nigerian Army. It is stationed at Makurdi. Previously it appears to have been the 72 Paratrooper Battalion; it may have been re-designated circa 2010. There are indications that it m ...

                                               

Tsaigumi

The Tsaigumi UAV is an unmanned aerial vehicle designed and used by the Nigerian Air Force. It is one of the first UAVs indigenously developed in Nigeria. This is in furtherance of the ongoing drive to produce and incorporate made-in-Nigeria mili ...

                                               

G. B. A. Coker

George Baptist Ayodola Coker was a former Judge of the Nigerian Supreme Court serving from 1964 until 1975. He was an author of two books: Family Property among the Yorubas and a lectures series on Freedom and Justice and was the Olori Adimu and ...

                                               

Namchongang Trading Corporation

Namchongang Trading Corporation is a North Korean "trading company subordinate to the General Bureau of Atomic Energy ". According to US officials, it is part of North Koreas "attempts to export its nuclear and long-range missile technologies. Th ...

                                               

Nampo Kangso Missile Factory

The Nampo Kangsŏ Missile Factory is a factory reportedly manufacturing the Scud and Taepodong-2 ballistic missiles, located in Kangsŏ-guyŏk, Nampo, North Korea The factory is located partially above ground and partially underground and is rail-se ...

                                               

WS51200

The Wanshan WS51200 is an extremely large and heavy transporter erector launcher built by the Peoples Republic of China. The WS51200 is one of the largest in the WS family of transport trucks and TELs. The size of the WS51200 allows it to carry i ...

                                               

Unit 124

Unit 124 was a black operations unit of the North Korean Special Operation Forces formed to assassinate South Korean President Park Chung-hee in the Blue House raid in January 1968.

                                               

Pyongyang Air Base

Pyongyang Air Base also known as Heijo Airfield or Pyongyang Air Base was a former Imperial Japanese Army Air Service, Korean Peoples Air Force and United States Air Force air base adjacent to the Taedong River in Pyongyang, North Korea. It was r ...

                                               

Naval bases of the Korean Peoples Navy

The western fleet has approximately 300 ships. Cho-do: small support base and home to Squadron 9 fast attack craft Sagot Sagon-ni: home to Squadron 8 Tasa-ri: small naval base Yongwi-do Yomju Yomju-gun Pipa-got: limited operational and logistical ...

                                               

Chasu

Chasu is a superior military rank of North Korea, often translated as vice-marshal. The rank is senior to that of daejang and junior to that of wonsu. The rank is seldom bestowed upon the professional military, and appears to be rather a combined ...

                                               

Daejang

Daejang or taejang is a senior military rank of the Korean Peninsula, used by both North and South Korea. It is considered the combined equivalent of a general and admiral in other nations. The rank of daejang is sometimes spelled as taejang, dep ...

                                               

Taewonsu

Taewŏnsu is the highest possible military rank of North Korea and is intended to be an honorific title for Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il. The rank is senior to that of Wonsu. The title also exists in Chinese military history as dàyuanshuài, and was ...

                                               

Wonsu

The title of Wonsu or its variations had been used as the title of high ranking military commanders in Korean history since Goryeo Dynasty onward. For example, Gwon Yul, a famous general in 16th century who rose to the supreme command of Korean f ...

                                               

Central Committee of the Workers Party of Korea

The Central Committee of the Workers Party of Korea is the highest party body between WPK national meetings. According to WPK rules, the Central Committee is elected by the party congress and the party conference can be conferred the right to ren ...

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