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Vice Admiral Joseph Edet Akinwale Wey was a Nigerian naval officer who served, at various times, as head of the Nigerian Navy (i.e. Chief of Naval Staff), acting Foreign Minister, and Chief of Staff of the Supreme Headquarters, making him the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during Yakubu Gowon's regime. [1]

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Akwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria.

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Babafemi Ogundipe (6 September 1924 - 20 November 1971) was the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi's 1966 military government.

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Calabar (also referred to as "Canaan City") is a city in Cross River State, southern Nigeria.

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The Chief of Naval Staff is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Navy.

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Cross River is a state in southern Nigeria and a part of the South-Eastern State in Eastern Region of Nigeria, bordering Cameroon to the east.

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De facto is a Latin expression that means "in fact, in reality, in actual existence, force, or possession, as a matter of fact" (literally "from fact").

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The Efik are an ethnic group located primarily in southeastern Nigeria, in the southern part of Cross River State.

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The Ibibio are a people of southeastern Nigeria.

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Ikot Ekpene, known throughout Nigeria as " The Raffia City", or locally simply as "IK," is a historic town in the southern Nigeria, in Akwa Ibom state.

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Lagos, (Yoruba: Èkó) is the most populous city in Nigeria, the second fastest growing city in Africa and the seventh fastest growing in the world.

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The Nigerian foreign ministry is a statutory body created to re-inforce foreign decision making and implementaton processes in Nigeria and handle the external promotion of Nigeria's domestic vision and ideals; it is headed by the a federal executive cabinet minister.

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General Murtala Ramat Muhammed (November 8, 1938–February 13, 1976) was a military ruler (Head of the Federal Military Government) of Nigeria from 1975 until his assassination in 1976.

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Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

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Olusegun Mathew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR (Olúṣẹ́gun Ọbásanjọ́; born circa 5 March 1937) is a former Nigerian Army general who was President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.

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Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.

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Time Warner Inc. (TWI, formerly AOL Time Warner, stylized as TimeWarner since 2003) is an American multinational media corporation headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

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The Vice President of Nigeria is the second-in-command to the President of Nigeria in the Government of Nigeria.

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General Yakubu "Jack" Dan-Yumma Gowon (born 19 October 1934) was the head of state (Head of the Federal Military Government) of Nigeria from 1966 to 1975.

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The Yoruba people are an ethnic group of Southwestern and North central Nigeria as well as Southern and Central Benin in West Africa.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Edet_Akinwale_Wey

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