Listing 2 me my fellow nigerian's i hv a serious jest 2 intimate us all.Rt.Hon.Dr.NNAMDI AZIKIWE.OWELLE.OSOWA.anya of onitsha.&zik of africa was born on november 16.1904 in zungeru.niger state into the family of obededom chukwuemeka Azikiwe& racheal chinwe azikiwe.his father waz a government worker.a clerk.&his mother waz a trader.HE attended various schools in nigerian.including CMS centrel school.onitsha 1911.methodist boys high school.lagos 1915.18.hope waddell institute.calabar 1920.21.he waz also a pupil teacher at st.jude's cms central school.orafite.&cms central school.Onitsha.1919.he waz a third class clerk with the treasury of department.lagos.1921. Residing all over nigeria enabled him know how 2 speak the three main language in nigeria.igbo.his mother tongue.hausa&yoruba.after an unsuccessful attempt 2 stow away 2 american in 1924.his father saved some money.& gave him 4 his journey 2 america.he left 4 d united states in d late 20s.as he put it.in search of a golden fleece.while in d Us.he worked as a dishwasher.coal miner.potato peeler.car wash attendant.elevator boy.kitchen hand.& waiter.2 pay his way through collage.he attended storer collage in west virginia 4 two years.1925.1927.due 2 financial difficulties.he left 4 howard university.Dc.where he waz 4 two years.1927.1929.in 1929.he entered lincoln university.pa.in 1930.he received his ba degree in political science.his classmates including thurgood marshal.d late supreme court justices who left a mark in americas judicial system.&langston hughes.d late african american poet.in summer 1930. He waz admitted 2 columbian university 2 read journalism.with a scholarship 4rom d phelp stokes fund.he obtained an MA degree in religion & philosophy at lincoln university.1932.while still at lincoln university.he waz employed as a graduat assistant in summer 1930.in 1933. He concluded two master's degree programs.in anthropology &political science at university of pennsylvania.PA. He waz appointed a full'time lecturer in political science in 1933.he taught ancient.medieval.modern&english history.as well african history.story continues.