Murtala Muhammed was a Nigerian general who led the Northern counter-coup forces in overthrowing the Republic of Nigeria and featured prominently during the Nigerian Civil War and thereafter ruled over Nigeria from July 1975 until his assassination on February 1976. The 1966 Nigerian counter-coup was the second military coup in Nigeria.
The name Queen Salawa Abeni would echo in the ears of many Nigerians especially the old folks who listened to the popular woman sings a different genre of fuji music called the Waka Music. Salawa Abeni Alidu popularly known as Salawa Abeni was born on 5th May 1961 hails from Ijebu Ode.
The Fulani people are one of the largest ethnic groups in West Africa, with at least 25 million members. The Fulani are widely dispersed with large populations in Nigeria, Guinea, and Senegal. They are also found in Gambia, Cameroon, Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali, and as far East as Sudan.
There is only one Nigerian that fits the bill as the most educated former military head of state. This person is Chief (Dr) Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo. He has Post Graduate Diploma and Masters of Arts in Christian Theology from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).
There are so many great men and women who have supported this country in different ways, and they can't be easily forgotten because of the good things they have done. In the article today, we will be discussing about a very Influential man in Nigeria called Murtala Muhammed and his children
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The Buhari regime has blamed one of Nigeria's former head of state, General Murtala Muhammed, for the high rate of insecurity in Nigeria.This information was provided by the minister of information (Lai Mohammed), who claimed that Nigeria is battling acute insecurity now because General Murtala Muhammed failed to continue his policy of free education back in 1970.
On May 30, 1967, Ojukwu declared the Republic of Biafra, almost immediately steps to got the situation under control were taken.A full naval blockade of the bight of Benin and Biafra, was directed.Ojukwu, took a risk facing the north-south and the south-north axes of the Federal advance, around 3000 Biafran soldiers and militiamen crossed the Niger Bridge at Onitsha into Asaba on Wednesday, August 9, 1967.
Murtala Muhammed was a former Nigerian military Head of State who held sway in power from July 1975 until he was assassinated in February 1976.He was born as Murtala Ramat Muhammed on the 8th day of November 1938.Born into the Fulani ruling class of the Kano Emirate, he grew up in the Emir Of Kano's palace and had his primary education at Cikin Gida Elementary School, which was situated in the Emirs palace.
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.
It is no longer news that Oyo State Government ably led by Engr Seyi Makinde has inaugurated the flight operation at the Alakia Airport, Ibadan. The inauguration event of the airline operation was attended by His Royal Highness, Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji Akanmu Ogungunniso I and top government functionaries.
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.
On February 4th, 1976, the Murtala Muhammed regime promulgated Decree 6 establishing Abuja as the new Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.As the new seat of power, Abuja was meant to be both beautiful and serene, free from the human chaos that was taking over the former capital Lagos.
Temitope Balogun Joshua, Popularly known as T. B Joshua, has been identified as a very good man by many people home and abroad, before he reportedly passed away on Friday evening. A Nigerian man and social media user has taken to his Twitter handle and alleged that T. B Joshua used to give all the staff of Murtala Muhammed Airport, 50kg bag of rice every year.
Murtala Muhammed Assassination: Coup Leader, Col. Dimka Who Was Arrested, Lodged In An Hotel With Said Girlfriend.
The incursion of the military into Nigerian politics, undoubtedly, exposed highly trained, professional military officers to the lure of political power. In 1966, two military coups were staged - January and July - leading to a tragic civil war where over one million people were killed.
Right from the time, there have always been inflation in the price of petrol in Nigeria and these have also resulted to the high rate of money spent in purchasing commodities from the market. Below are the price right from 1973: 1. Gen. Yakubu Gowon. 6kobo - 8.5kobo (1973).
Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has once again decided to speak.This time around he spoke and made it known that all these insecuriy issues are consequences of the 1975 coup d'etat.It should be recalled that the coup which took place on July 29, 1975, Late Murtala Muhammed overthrow Yakubu Gowon and became the head of state.
Today's Headlines: FG Blames Murtala's Regime For Insecurity, Nigeria Can't Afford Another Civil War, Yemi Osinbajo says
President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has blamed the insecurity situation in the country on the inability of late Head of State, General Murtala Muhammed's regime to carry on with it policy of compulsory free education for Nigerians born after 1970.General Murtala Muhammed was Nigeria's Military ruler from July 1975 until he was assassinated on February 13th, 1976.
According to SaharaReporters, the administration of the President Muhammadu Buhari has accused the regime of the late General Murtala Muhammed for being responsible for the incessant insecurity after failing to continue the compulsory free education for bonified Nigerians who were born after 1970.During a TV broadcast on Channels TV programme, Lai Mohammed who is the information minister, blamed the Murtala Muhammed regime for what the country is passing through.
In Channels TV newsnight on Monday, minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed gave his opinion on why Nigeria is currently having the problem of insecurity.The minister said the July 29, 1975 coup where Murtala Muhammed overthrew Yakubu Gowon is the reason we currently have insecurity in Nigeria.