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POLITICS

Meet Nigeria's First Commonwealth Gold Medalist Who Was Executed.

A book on Nigeria's political history will be incomplete without mention of the country's first military coup in January,1996.The coup is remarkable in two ways.It marked the end of the 1st Republic and the incursion of the military in Nigeria's politics.A coup that brought in its wake the bloodiest and gruesome civil war in Nigeria's history.

  8 months ago ago
Meet Nigeria's First Commonwealth Gold Medalist Who Was Executed.

CRIME

I’m Happy I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents-– Ademulegun's Daughter

I’m Happy I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents-– Ademulegun's Daughter The first 1966 coup: Though painful, I’m happy I witnessed the killing of my parents-– Ademulegun-Agbi Saturday, January 15, 1966 is arguably one of the days to remember in the history of Nigeria. It was the first military coup, and it took place barely six years after Nigeria gained independence from Britain. Some senior military officers, including the then Chief Instructor at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna, Major Kadu

  1 year ago ago
I’m Happy I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents-– Ademulegun's Daughter

POLITICS

Why The First Coup Of Nigeria Was Seen As an Igbo War Against The Hausas

The first Nigeria coup occurred on 15th January 1966 and it was led by a Certain Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna who happens to be of Igbo extraction and it took the lives of approximately 22 people including the life of Nigeria's first prime minister Alhaji Tafawa Balewa and premier of Northern region Sir Ahmadu Bello Alhaji Tafawa Balewa Sir Ahmadu Bello Aside Nzeogwu and Ifeajuna,the other people involved in the coup all seems like Igbo except for one Adewale Ademoyega,the other coup plotters

  1 year ago ago
Why The First Coup Of Nigeria Was Seen As an Igbo War Against The Hausas

POLITICS

Meet Adewale Ademoyega, the first graduate to enroll as an officer in the Nigerian Army

He was one of the five mutinous Nigerian Army Majors who led the 1966 coup that ended the first democratic Nigerian government. Adewale was born in Ode Remo in present-day Ogun State in southwestern Nigeria. He earned a degree in history from the University of London. He was one of the first graduates that enrolled as an officer in the Nigerian Army along with Lieutenant Colonels Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu and Victor Banjo, and Majors Olufemi Olutoye, Emmanuel Ifeajuna, and Oluwole Rotimi in the 1966 Nigerian

  1 year ago ago
Meet Adewale Ademoyega, the first graduate to enroll as an officer in the Nigerian Army

MILITARY

Meet The Only Yoruba Man Among The Army Officers That Carried Out The First Nigerian Military Coup

"Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it."  The above saying strengthen and defines the need for us as humans to be acquainted with our own history. In essence, when we read and understand history, we can know how to avoid such scenarios in future. One of the events that first dented democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria is the first military coup that happened in 1966. Five mutinous soldiers decided that the Government the day was corrupt and does not have the interest of the people

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Only Yoruba Man Among The Army Officers That Carried Out The First Nigerian Military Coup

POLITICS

1966 Coup: See The Top Politician Who Wasn't Listed For Death But Ended Up Dying Without Being Shot.

5th August, 2020. Chinanu Ndumele. Pic: Major. Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu. Dissatisfied with the direction the country had taken during the First Nigerian Republic under Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, a group of Army majors (Emmanuel Ifeajuna, Timothy Onwuatuegwu, Chris Anuforo, Don Okafor, Humphrey Chukwuka, and Adewale Ademoyega) in August, 1965 began plotting a coup d'état against incumbent Prime Minister Abubakar Balewa.The coup was planned because according to the majors, the men at the helm of affairs

  1 year ago ago
1966 Coup: See The Top Politician Who Wasn't Listed For Death But Ended Up Dying Without Being Shot.

MILITARY

Check Out Pictures Of The Soldiers That Carried Out The First Military Coup In Nigeria

It was said that five Majors plotted the first coup in Nigeria and they are Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu (leader), Emmanuel Ifeajuna, Adewale Ademoyega, Chris Anuforo and Timothy Onwuatuegwu.

  10 months ago ago
Check Out Pictures Of The Soldiers That Carried Out The First Military Coup In Nigeria

POLITICS

Read Untold Story Of Major Adewale Ademoyega, The MASTERMIND Behind "Jan 15,1966 Coup."

Many still give credit to Kaduna Nzeogwu and Ifeajuna as the major Plotters of First Coup also as the "Igbo Coup". Below are casualties of the coup( Source: Wikipedia) Civilians Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Premier Ahmadu Bello Premier Samuel Ladoke Akintola Finance Minister Festus Okotie-Eboh Ahmed Ben Musa  Hafsatu Bello Mrs Latifat Ademulegun Zarumi Sardauna Ahmed Pategi Military and police Brig. Samuel Ademulegun Brig. Zakariya Maimalari Col. Ralph Shodeinde Col. Kur Mohammed Lt. Col. Abogo La

  1 year ago ago
Read Untold Story Of Major Adewale Ademoyega, The MASTERMIND Behind

POLITICS

Reason why the 1966 coup was never an Igbo coup

So many historians has labelled the 1966 coup as an Igbo coup, which later resulted to the Nigerian civil war that lasted for 3 years and that event has been the darkest in our country's history.

  11 months ago ago
Reason why the 1966 coup was never an Igbo coup

MILITARY

See Photos Of The Soldiers That Executed The First Coup In Nigeria

The popular January 15, 1966 coup was plotted by five young Majors of Nigerian army namely Emmanul Ifeajuna, Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, Adewale Ademoyega, Timothy Onwuatoegwu and Chris Anuforo. The bloody coup led to the assassination of top Nigerian politicians of first republic such as Sir Ababakar Tafewa Balewa (Prime Minister),Sir Ahmadu Bello (Premier of Northern region), Samuel Ladoke Akintola (Premier of Western region), Okotie Eboh, Arthur Unegbu and many others. Nzeogwu was born in the capital city of

  1 year ago ago
See Photos Of The Soldiers That Executed The First Coup In Nigeria

MILITARY

Meet The Nigerian Soldier Who Wrote The Book "Why we Struck" The Story Of The First Coup in Nigeria

Meet Adewale Ademoyega, he wrote a book, "Why We Struck", the story is based on the first military coup in Nigeria, that happened in January 1966. The story is well written, I can recommend the book for anyone, that want to know more about the first military coup in Nigeria, you will enjoy it.

  7 months ago ago
Meet The Nigerian Soldier Who Wrote The Book

POLITICS

Igbos Do Not Need to Seek the Forgiveness of the North for 2023 Presidency

Doyin Okupe, the former special assistant to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, on media and publicity, posted a tweet saying the general consensus of an Igbo presidency cannot be achieved until the region apologises to the core north.

  10 months ago ago
Igbos Do Not Need to Seek the Forgiveness of the North for 2023 Presidency

OTHERS-TERRORISM

"I'm Happy That I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents" - Woman Narrates Her Heart Touching Story.

I’m Happy I Witnessed The Killing Of My Parents-– Ademulegun's Daughter The first 1966 coup: Though painful, I’m happy I witnessed the killing of my parents-– Ademulegun-Agbi Saturday, January 15, 1966 is arguably one of the days to remember in the history of Nigeria. It was the first military coup, and it took place barely six years after Nigeria gained independence from Britain. Some senior military officers, including the then Chief Instructor at the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna, Major Kadu

  1 year ago ago

POLITICS

See The Young Man That Planned And Initiated The First Revolution In Nigeria

It was 15th day of January, 1966. That group of young vibrant, brilliant and enigmatic Nigerian military officers in the rank of major. Seven majors namely, Chuckwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, Adewale Ademoyega, Emmanuel Ifeajuna, Christian Anuforo, Timothy Onwuatuegwu, Don Okafor and Humphrey Chuckwuka, all these men came together with one vision and one mission. That is to effect a positive change in the life of the common people of Nigeria by altering the political leadership of Sir Amadu Bello Tafawa Balewa and his

  1 year ago ago
See The Young Man That Planned And Initiated The First Revolution In Nigeria

EDUCATION

Why Nigerians Really Should Read More Of Their History

The first time I read about Nigeria’s civil war was in my first year in Junior Secondary School. My parents had made the decision to send me off to boarding school all the way in Akwa Ibom state and as a form of retaliation, I decided to raid my dad’s stash of books. Even though he had always encouraged a reading culture in the house, there were certain bookshelves that were just off limit and those were the books I targeted on the night before I was shipped away to school. The books I had ‘stolen’

  2 years ago ago
Why Nigerians Really Should Read More Of Their History

BUSINESS

How Nigeria was Planned To Be An El dorado By The Revolutionalist

According to Major Adewale Ademoyega who happens to be the only surviving member of the Six majors that plotted and initiated January 15, 1966 coup. In his account, the revolution was made to bring positive change to entire Nigeria and her citizens. According to him, their first step was to economically install mixed socialism communism economy system while capitalism was to be jettisoned. Their plan was to make everything goes through and from the government to the people where every sectors of the economy

  1 year ago ago
How Nigeria was Planned To Be An El dorado By The Revolutionalist

POLITICS

Some Facts About The First Nigerian Graduate

Adewale Ademoyega was one of the five mutinous Nigerian Army Majors who led the 1966 coup that ended the first democratic Nigerian government. Adewale was born in Ode Remo in present-day Ogun State in southwestern Nigeria. He earned a degree in history from the University of London. He was one of the first graduates that enrolled as an officer in the Nigerian Army along with Lieutenant Colonels Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu and Victor Banjo, and Majors Olufemi Olutoye, Emmanuel Ifeajuna, and Oluwole Rotimi in

  1 year ago ago
Some Facts About The First Nigerian Graduate

POLITICS

Why The First Coup of Nigeria was Seen as an Igbo War against the Hausas

The first Nigeria coup occurred on 15th January 1966 and it was led by a Certain Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna who happens to be of Igbo extraction and it took the lives of approximately 22 people including the life of Nigeria's first prime minister Alhaji Tafawa Balewa and premier of Northern region Sir Ahmadu Bello Alhaji Tafawa Balewa Sir Ahmadu Bello Aside Nzeogwu and Ifeajuna,the other people involved in the coup all seems like Igbo except for one Adewale Ademoyega,the other coup plotters

  1 year ago ago
Why The First Coup of Nigeria was Seen as an Igbo War against the Hausas

POLITICS

Why The First Coup of Nigeria was seen as an Igbo War against The Hausas

The first Nigeria coup occurred on 15th January 1966 and it was led by a Certain Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna who happens to be of Igbo extraction and it took the lives of approximately 22 people including the life of Nigeria's first prime minister Alhaji Tafawa Balewa and premier of Northern region Sir Ahmadu Bello Alhaji Tafawa Balewa Sir Ahmadu Bello Aside Nzeogwu and Ifeajuna,the other people involved in the coup all seems like Igbo except for one Adewale Ademoyega,the other coup plotters

  1 year ago ago
Why The First Coup of Nigeria was seen as an Igbo War against The Hausas

POLITICS

The First Nigerian Coup That Struck On This Day 1966

On this day 1966, Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu a boy of 29 years of age changed the history of Nigeria forever along with his friends and fellow soldiers unnotablyMajor Emmanuel Ifejuna, Adewale Ademoyega with whom he formed the core 3 and with whom was tagged the 5 Majors. The coup was exorbitant bloody and many of the victims were killed in callous, some after being penned howbeit witnessing the killing of others.Let's see some silent point about the coup. FACTS About the January 15th 1966 Coup 1)   It

  1 year ago ago
The First Nigerian Coup That Struck On This Day 1966