Buka Suka Dimka was a Nigerian Army Officer who is well known for his role in the counter-coup of 1966 along with Timothy Onwuatuegwu which troubled the government of the Nigerian Prime Minister, Tafawa Balewa. On February 13, 1976, Buka Suka Dimka masterminded another military coup against the government of General Murtala Mohammed.
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A one time Nigerian Army officer, Buka Suka Dimka was involved in plotting military coup during the military regime and the very first coup he took part in was the 1966 military coup, along with Timothy Onwuatuegwu during Tafawa Balewa's regime as Nigerian Prime Minister. As if that was not enough, on February 13, 1976, Dimka spearheaded a military coup against the government of General Murtala Mohammed and while he was plying the road around Ikoyi in Lagos, Dimka and other officers who were not loyal to Murtala Mohammed's government laid an ambush for him and this led to his assassination.
There are so many great men who have supported this country in different ways, and they can't be easily forgotten because of the good things they have done. We will be discussing the first daughter of General Murtala Mohammed, who is also a human rights Activist General Murtala Mohammed was a very prominent man in Nigeria who is commonly called General Mohammed.This great man ruled as Military Head of State in 1975.
So many children have chosen to follow in their parents' footsteps. Some are Human Rights Activists, Lawyers and many others professionals who are doing well in their respective fields. General Murtala Mohammed is a very prominent man who can't be easily forgotten in this country.
Yakubu Gowon became Nigeria's third president and youngest Head of State when he assumed the reins on August 1, 1966, just two months shy of his 32nd birthday on October 19. The 1975 Nigerian coup d'etat was a bloodless military coup which took place in Nigeria on 29 July 1975 when a faction of junior Armed Forces officers overthrew General Yakubu Gowon.
General Murtala Mohammed is a very influential man in Nigeria and he has held so many politicals position in the country such as he was appointed as the 4th Nigerian Head of State in 1975. Unfortunately this great man was assassination on February 13th in 1976. Before his death, he was married to a very beautiful woman called Ajoke Mohammed and they are blessed with lovely children
The Idoma people are the second largest ethnic group in Benue State after Tiv. Unknown to many, since the creation of Benue State on February 3, 1976, by the late General Murtala Mohammed, the Benue South Senatorial District, occupying nine local government areas in Benue State, mainly peopled by the Idomas, has produced sons who had served as governors in many Nigerian states during various military regimes in the past.
Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has lambasted those agitating for Biafra, and Oduduwa nation, saying he believes in one Nigeria. According to DAILY POST, the Islamic Cleric used General Murtala Mohammed as an example. He asked where Muritala's children would go if Nigeria is divided since his wife is from the South West while he is from the North.
Nobody knows what will happen next. Lots of terrible things happen every day, but only the grace of God keeps us living. There are lots of celebrities who were reportedly shot in the past, but luckily for them, they survived. They are as follows.
Murtala Mohammed was a Nigerian military general who was the Head Of State of Nigeria until his assassination in 1976. He was born and raised in Kano. Murtala start his schooling at Cikin Gida Elementary School which was inside the Palace. He was subsequently moved to Gidan Makama primary school in Kano which was outside the royal residence.
Nigeria has had many military leaders after independence, each of them came to power through a series of military coups. Some of these coups were bloodless and the others not so much. The military heads of state themselves didn't have very long terms in office after they took power.
An accident has occurred at the Murtala Mohammed highway Calabar. A deep blue-colored Sienna vehicle conveying passengers and food items from the central part of the state ran into a Mack truck parked close to Wema Bank along the highway. Although no life was lost, the vehicle was badly damaged.
Today's Headlines: Those Calling For Nigeria’s Breakup Are Like Boko Haram - Gumi; Insecurity: Nigerians Are Traumatised - Jonathan
Those Calling For Nigeria’s Breakup Are Like Boko Haram - Gumi: A man popularly known as Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, who's an Islamic cleric has revealed that those agitating for Biafra and Oduduwa Republic are like Boko Haram. He further stated that those calling for separation of Nigeria are the useless youths, saying that the Nigerian government should ignore their request.
There are certain people who we have lost (dead) several years ago that their memory is still fresh in our heart. Late. Murtala Ramat Mohammed, was an acclaimed Nigerian politician. He is regarded as one of the heroes of this great country, 'Nigeria'.
The PDP secretariat in Calabar Murtala Mohammed Highway was turned to that of APC by changing the paint on secretariat building from PDP to APC.The workers doing the painting were guarded by security forces until the finished the work The turning of the secretariat from PDP to APC is linked with the Gov defection from the party to APC, Gov Ben Ayade announced his defection to the ruling party just some few days ago.
By Ogu Bundu Nwadike, M.A The simplest definition of success is “to get it right”.It’s a situation of no fault and no but.In the leadership simultaneous and quadratic equations of Nigeria and the governance algebraic calculus of Imo State, the undisputable symbols of leadership success are General Murtala Mohammed and Chief Samuel Onunaka Mbakwe.
The new Murtala Mohammed administration set about to revitalize government, the economy, and the moral fabric. In the political sphere, the Supreme Military Council became the highest policy-making body in the federation. Panels were appointed to consider the creation of more states and the establishment of a new Federal Capital.
The renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has slammed those seeking to establish Biafra and the Oduduwa Republic. Gumi said only the useless youths are calling for the disintegration of Nigeria. Speaking to BBC Pidgin, Gumi insisted that most Nigerians want to remain Nigerians, so separatists should be ignored.
IPOB and ESN have succeeded in terrorising the Leaders of South East to become Deaf And Dumb in the 21st century. Now is chaos, Mr Joe Igbokwe says. He said the activities of IPOB and other of their groups have caused so much damage to the region, people now live in fear , without knowing what will happen the next minute.
Below are 3 adorable places in Kogi State one can visit for vacation or tourism purposes. 1. Mount Patti. The Mount Patti Hill is a 1503 foot-tall mountain and tourist attraction in Lokoja, Nigeria. It is famous for being the place where British journalist and writer Flora Louise Shaw gave Nigeria its name.