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5 Yoruba People Assassinations That Can Never Be Forgotten In The History Of Nigeria

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1.Adekunle Fajuiyi: He was assassinated by a coup led by Major T.Y. Danjuma on 29 July 1966, at Ibadan, along with the Head of State, General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, who arrived at Ibadan to address a conference of natural Western Nigeria.

2.Funso Williams: He was found strangled and stabbed at home. Two people were arrested in connection to his death, one of them was his campaign manger and the other was a senator. He was survived by his wife and four children.

3.Bola Ige: He was shot dead at his home in the South-Western city of Ibadan. He is always remember for his quote as saying "He was sure that Nigeria is worth living for but not sure if it worth dying for.

4.Kudirat Abiola: According to accounts, she was assassinated by six men. She died in her car from a machine gun fire. At the trial, one of the killer, Sergeant Barnabas Jabila, confessed that, he was obeying orders from his superiors.

5.Samuel Akintola: He was assassinated in Ibadan, on the day of Nigeria`s first military coup.

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