Stella Obasanjo was the First Lady of Nigeria from 1999 until her death.She was the wife of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, although she was not the First Lady in 1976 when Obasanjo was military head of state.She died while undergoing elective liposuction abroad.Stella Obasanjo me her husband, Cheif Olusegun Obasanjo when he was a military officer in the Nigerian Army.
1.Frist Coup in 1966, also called the Igbo coup: This coup was led by Kaduna Nzeogwu, this coup killed 22 people including Nigeria`s first prime minister and many others senior politicians,this coup was carried mainly by Igbo officers, to pave a way for Aguiyi Ironsi to Head of State of Nigeria.
Remembering 2 Nigerian Major Generals who Were Killed For Their Involvement In Alleged Failed Coup Attempts
It is important sometimes to remember past events .They help us to teach ourselves on the best way to live out lives.They also help us to teach younger people the important lessons on life.This is necessary because we remain pilgrims and travellers in life until we die.
Major Patrick Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, he was the first Nigerian to be come an officer in Military intelligence.He was born on 26 February 1937 to Igbo parents, he attended Saint Joseph Catholic Primary School in Kaduna.In 1957, he joined the Nigeria military as a officer-cadet.
Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi (3rd March 1924-29th July 1966) was the first Nigerian Military Head of state. Following the 15th January 1966 military coup, he seized power and served as Nigeria's Head of State from the 16th of January 1966 until his assassination on the 29th of July 1966 by a group of mutinous Northern Nigerian soldiers led by Captain Theophilus Danjuma, Lieutenant Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, and Major Murtala Mohammed, who were Army soldiers who revolted against him. As part of a nationwide
1.Sir Abubakar Tafawa Belewa in Nigeria: Nigeria`s first prime minister, became the top target of soldiers, who were involved in the first coup in Nigeria.He was kidnapped from his home and his body was found days later.2.
Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi was the first Millitary Head of state of Nigeria, after suppressing the January 15th coup led by Nzeogwu in the South, He took over as the head of state and supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Federal republic of Nigeria. After
In the past years when this blessed country of ours was still be ruled in succession by the military men, although, they usually get their through the dangerous coup d'etat, one thing that can be observed in most cases is that one of the most senior officer in the military
22 years after the death of Nigeria`s former Head of State, General Sani Abacha.He took power from Ernest Shonekan, on 17 November 1993.
General Abdulsalami Alhaji Abubakar (rtd) holds the record of being the only Military Head of States who didn't took over from an overthrown government in history.
Maj. Patrick Chukwuma Nzeogwu is a popular and prominent name in Nigeria Army.This personality will hardly be forgotten because of his active and leading role in the first military coup in Nigeria in January 15, 1966.The coup overthrew the first Nigerian Republic.
Meet Arinze The First Black African To Win A Gold Medal, But Died By Facing Firing Squad For Treason
Nigeria as a country is blessed with men and women that have in one way bring honour to the country.
In the history of Nigeria, there have been a great number of successful and failed military coups since the independence of the country in the year 1960.A coup in the violent or non-violent overthrowing of an existing political power or military regime by the military.
One of the memorable and tragic event in the history of Nigeria is the civil war.
The 1967 coup that happened, was planned by five soldiers in the Nigerian army at that time.The name that normals pops up when the coup is being talked about is Major Patrick Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu.He was the Mastermind of the coup.
Following the seizure of Power by the Myanmar Military, many have been reported dead while protesting against the Coup over the last 2 months since the attack started.In a latest attack carried out by the Myanmar Military on Friday, over 80 people were reported killed while demonstrating peacefully.
Years back, there have been several events and occurrences that are in the history of Nigeria.The Giant of Africa has faced different happenings while Nigerians will never forget.
President Muhammadu Buhari has proceeded to London, the United Kingdom earlier this afternoon, for a routine medical check-up.Bashir Ahmad, the personal assistant to President Muhammadu uploaded the pictures via his official twitter handle.
1.Nigeria`s Civil War: This was a three year bloody conflict in Nigeria, numbering more than one million people death. This photo was taken during the Nigeria`s civil war. 2.Nnamdi Azikiwe`s 1960 election campaign: He served as the first President of Nigeria, this photo was taken during his campaign for the 1960 election. He is considered a driving force behind the nation`s independence. 3.Picture of the first independence in Nigeria: Nigeria was granted independence in 1960. This is the photo of Sir. Abubakar
PDP fixes April 10 for suspended Zonal congresses : The dates was released by Independence National Electoral Commission INEC through a letter signed by Uche Secondus and Umar Tsauri .The internal party crises have installed the congresses and forced the party's national committee to postpone them .