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POLITICS

Meet 2 Former Nigerian Leaders That Were Classmates And Are Still Alive(Photos)

It is very uncommon to see two classmates become leaders of a country. However, the Government College Bida(class of 1962) has produced two former Nigerian leaders which make that set unique. The former Nigerian Leaders produced by the Government College Bida(class of 1962) are Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar.

  1 year ago ago
Meet 2 Former Nigerian Leaders That Were Classmates And Are Still Alive(Photos)

POLITICS

Check Out Exclusive Pictures of Babangida's Mansion In Minna That Costs Millions Of Dollars

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (born 17 August 1941) popularly known as IBB, is a Nigerian statesman and military general who served as military President of Nigeria from 1985 until his resignation in 1993. He also served as the Chief of Army Staff from January 1984 to August 1985. Babangida rose through the ranks in the military and fought during the Nigerian Civil War, he has been a key plotter of military coups in Nigeria. Babangida was born on 17 August 1941, in Minna to his father Muhamm

  2 years ago ago
Check Out Exclusive Pictures of Babangida's Mansion In Minna That Costs Millions Of Dollars

EDUCATION

See High Profile Nigerians who are Alumni of Bida Secondary School Niger State

It is very rare for a Secondary School to have such record of Alumni in Nigeria, of producing Presidents, Governors, Senators,Ministers, Chief Justice of Nigeria,Emirs, Professors, Ambassador's etc. This Secondary School is called Government College Bida,Niger State, it was established in 1912 and has an enviable history of producing eminent Nigerians in Various fields of endeavor. The 1957 to 1962 set of the school did the unimaginable. It produced 7 Army Generals and a Colonel. Two of the Army Generals later

  1 year ago ago
See High Profile Nigerians who are Alumni of Bida Secondary School Niger State

MILITARY

Get to Know Much About Late Mamman Jiya Vatsa, Who Was Exucuted 5th March 1986

Major General Mamman Jiya Vatsa OFR (3 December 1940 – 5 March 1986) was a senior Nigerian Army officer and writer who was executed by the government of Major General Ibrahim Babangida on 5 March 1986 following a military tribunal conviction for treason associated with an abortive coup. He served as Minister of the Federal Capital Abuja , and was a member of the Su Military Council. Early life and educationEdit Vatsa was childhood friends with Ibrahim Babangida and both men were peers who atten

  2 years ago ago
Get to Know Much About Late Mamman Jiya Vatsa, Who Was Exucuted 5th March 1986

POLITICS

History Of Major General Mamman Jiya Vatsa (1940-1986)

Major General Mamman Jiya Vatsa was a senior Nigerian Army officer who served and died in the service of his father land. The late Army General was born and brought up in Bida, although from Vatsa, a rural settlement in present day Lapai local government in Niger state. A committed individual of exceptional talent. He attended the famous Government College Bida alongside his longtime friend and ally, former Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida from 1957 to 1962. General Mamman Vatsa joined the Nigerian

  2 years ago ago
History Of Major General Mamman Jiya Vatsa (1940-1986)

POLITICS

See Photos Of The Man That Wanted To Overthrow IBB In 1986

General Mamman Vatsa was born in December,1940. He was a Nigerian soldier and also a poet who later served as a Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He was a childhood friend to Ibrahim Babangida and both men attended the same school. Vatsa attended the Government College Bida, Niger State. In December, 1962, he enrolled in Nigerian Military Training College. Vatsa and other cadets of Nigerian Military Training College who have completed their preparatory cadet training were sent to foreign countries

  2 years ago ago
See Photos Of The Man That Wanted To Overthrow IBB In 1986