After Late General Murtala Muhammed assumed power in 1975 as Nigeria's Head of state, he immediately mapped out a smooth and satisfactory 5-stage return to civilian rule on October 1, 1979.The last of the programme was the conduction of five elections which was to be supervised by the Federal Electoral Commission (FEDECO), to elect civilians legislators in a countrywide democratic electoral exercise.
Food Blockade: Shagari's Grandson Calls Out Buhari & Others, See What He Said That Sparked Reactions
Bello Shagari Grandson of the former and late President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari has finally reacted to the report of food blockage from the North to the Southern part of the country.
The grandson of Nigeria former president Alhaji Shehu Shagari made the claim on his official Twitter account, while calling on the River State to consider a name change for his State capital.
It's interesting to know that not all Fulanis are herdsmen, and some of them also engage in many profitable ventures. One of such is politics, and since Nigeria gained independence, about three Fulani breed Nigerians have ruled the country as president. No doubt, the conflict between the Yorubas and Fulanis has become the topic on everyone's lips, however, let's take a look at three fulani men that have ruled Nigeria as President. 3) Alhaji Shehu Shagari Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR (25th February 1925
In the political history of Nigeria, the second republic was a milestone, a time that redefined how politics was played in Nigeria, and until now, certain political alliances and strategic alignments that occurred then can still be seen in the way the political games were played out. Although Obafemi Awolowo's Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN, and the National Party of Nigeria, NPN, which proposed Alhaji Shehu Shagari as its presidential candidate, were the two most powerful parties that controlled the pace during
Bello Shagari, the grandson of Nigeria former president Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has made known his intention to contest for the Chairmanship position of the Abuja Municipal Area Council under the All Progressive Congress (APC) political party. He made the good news known to the general public through his verified social media page. While announcing his intention to run for the Chairmanship position in a tweet on his Twitter page, Bello Shagari explained that his decision to contest was borne out of the need to
ANAMMCO was conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) under the Second National Development Plan (1970 – 1975). The Company was incorporated on January 17, 1977, and the Foundation Stone laying ceremony for the factory was performed on May 12, 1978. The factory was commissioned on July 8, 1980 by the first executive President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Commercial production of trucks commenced in January, 1981. Located on approximately 300,000 square- meter -site at Emene Industrial Layout,
In the early hours of January 15, 1966, Nigeria witnessed the first military coup in Nigeria led by Major Chukwuma Nzeogwu and other Majors in the Army. During this coup, some key political holders were killed. Later Major General Aguiyi Ironsi came into the scene to take the mantle of leadership of the country. His tenure was short-lived as Lt Colonel Yakubu Gowon took over in a counter-coup. General Yakubu Gowon was also removed by Brigadier Murtala Mohammed who was assassinated in an abortive coup led by
Bello Shagari took to his social media page to deliver an interesting advice to secessionists who are thinking about the disintegration of Nigeria.
It may sound unusual to many when they hear things that appear somehow contradictory to each other. The word dictatorship and democracy are sharp contrast so it will be rate to seem them compliment one another. Almost every average political observer in the country is aware of the military involvement in our political sphere. Though it is a good thing that democracy has finally come to stay, we can't still neglect the fact dictatorship really had severe impact on the nations polity. The incessant coups, tough
The proposal to construct second Niger bridge didn't stay today, it started during second Republic with Alhaji Shehu Shagari who used the construction of the bridge to do campaign, promising to deliver a new bridge once elected into power but after election till his removal in December, 1983, through a
On this day in 1925, Alhaji Shehu Shagari was born.He served as the President of Second Republic (1979–1983).Shagari was the fifth child of Aliyu and Mariamu Shagari.
Our leaders who fought hard against colonial rule and their achievements in building the nation would never be forgotten. Here we would be looking at the impact Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari had in Nigeria and other aspects of life that the Nigerian youths should imitate from him and learn. But before then here is a biographical story of Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari was born on 25th February 1925 to a polygamous family, his father Aliyu was the "Magajin garin Shagari" who is herder, farmer
After the death of a former Tanzanian President on Wednesday, a Muslim woman who was the Vice President, Hassan Suluhu, has been sworn in as the President of the country.
Bello Bala Shagari has spoken concerning recent developments in America through a recent post on his Twitter page while appealing to the Nigerian government. Bello Shagari is the grandson to Nigeria's former president Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Bello is the son of Mallam Muhammad Bala Shagari of Shagari, Sokoto State. Bello’s father is the eldest son to the former president of Nigeria, Shehu Shagari who passed away in the month of December of the year 2018. Appealing to the Nigerian government in his recent post
Bello Shagari, a grandson to the First Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has narrated how his grandfather nominated a woman from Onitsha as his running mate before the 1979 Presidential election, he said the lady rejected the offer citing that Igbo leaders will not allow a woman to represent them. He
Following the death of a former Tanzanian President on Wednesday, Hassan Suluhu, a Muslim woman who served as Vice President, was sworn in as the country's President.She will complete the former president's four-year term, which began last September.
Bello Shagari, the grandson of Nigeria's former president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari has compared Sunday Igboho to Sheikh Gumi recently.Bello expressed his view concerning the two individuals through his Twitter page.
Bello Shagari, a grandson of Alhaji Shehu Shagari, the First Executive President, has recounted how his grandfather nominated a woman from Onitsha as his running mate before the 1979 Presidential election, but she declined, believing that Igbo leaders would not allow a woman to serve them. Bello said: "Shagari nominated a
Don't forget to like, share, comment and Follow. Thanks👍 An Executive president is a president popularly elected by the people to lead them. He is not one that has been appointed or unilaterally placed in that position without a general election. At independence, the British appointed both Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa to rule Nigeria. There was no general elections that brought these reknowned leaders into office, even though we agree that Azikiwe was Nigeria's first president