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CON (Commander of the Order of the Niger)

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IMAGE: Former Abia State Governor Theodore Orji recieving the award of CON from Goodluck Jonathan »

Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), is the 4th highest rank in Nigeria's national honours.

The National Honours are commendations given to noteworthy Nigerians and Foreign friends for their achievements in the advancement of the Nigerian society.

They were initiated by the National Honours Act of 1963 and are the mandate of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The National Honours in ranking order are: GCFRGCON, CFRCON, OFR, OON, MFR, and MON. Other honours also exist for the Armed Forces and Security Services.


1 Abdulsamad Rabiu Industrialist Chairman of BUA Group 2010/2011
2 Atedo Peterside Banker Founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank 2010/2011
3 Jim Ovia Banker Chairman of Globacom, Conoil and Founder of former Equitorial Trust Bank 2010/2011
4 Godswill Akpabio Politician Lawyer and Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State 2010/2011
5 Tony Elumelu Banker Chairman of UBA Bank  
6 Victor Babaremilekun Adetokunboh Fani-Kayode Politician/Lawyer A Renowned Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)  


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