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3 Former Nigerian Presidents That Are Fulani By Tribes

There are so many influential men who hails from different ethnic groups. Some of these prominent men have been opportune to serve in different political positions in this country. We will be discussing three former Nigerian Presidents that are Fulani by tribes 01: Shehu Shagari Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari is a great leader who is commonly called Shehu Shagari.

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3 Former Nigerian Presidents That Are Fulani By Tribes

POLITICS

The Interplay Of Power Among 3 Former Head Of State

The coup of December 31, 1983, overthrew the government of Shehu Shagari. Major General Muhammadu Buhari was made the Head of State. Sani Abacha, a major, announced the change of government. Buhari was known for being a stickler for discipline. He introduced the War Against Indiscipline to ensure social order in public places.

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The Interplay Of Power Among 3 Former Head Of State

SOCIETY

The Story of How 'Ghana Must Go Bag' Got Its Name

The plastic woven bag, popularly known as "Ghana Must Go Bag" did not get its name just because of Ghanaians. It is woven with white, red and blue colours. The bag got the name when the Nigerian government told all the illegal immigrants in the country leave and many of these illegal immigrants were from Ghana.

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The Story of How 'Ghana Must Go Bag' Got Its Name

MILITARY

Nigerian Military Rulers Who Stepped Down From Power

A military dictatorship is a dictatorship in which the military exerts complete or substantial control over political authority, and the dictator is often a high-ranked military officer. Below are military leaders who stepped down from power: 1. Ibrahim Babangida Babangida, who has ruled Nigeria since taking power in a military coup in 1985, was pressurized to cede control to a democratic government, particularly since he annulled the results of a June 12 presidential election that was to have produced a civilian successor.

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Nigerian Military Rulers Who Stepped Down From Power

MILITARY

Idowu Bamidele, The Mamman Vasta Coup, And The Nigerian Military.

In October 1983, Major Daniel Idowu Bamidele heard of coup rumors against president Shehu Shagari and promptly reported to his General Officer Commanding (GOC), Major - General Muhammadu Buhari ( who was unknown to Bamidele at the time, was a part of the plot).

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Idowu Bamidele, The Mamman Vasta Coup, And The Nigerian Military.

POLITICS

Why Buhari and Other Nigerian Soldiers Removed Shagari From Power In 1983

Shehu Shagari was the first democratically elected President of Nigeria, after the transfer of power by military head of state General Olusegun Obasanjo in 1979 giving rise to the Second Nigerian Republic. The Nigerian military coup of 1983 took place on 31 December that year. It was coordinated by key officers of the Nigerian military and led to the ousting of President Shehu Shagari and the installation of Major General Muhammadu Buhari as head of state.

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Why Buhari and Other Nigerian Soldiers Removed Shagari From Power In 1983

POLITICS

Check Out Mustapha Bulama's Latest Cartoon

Femi Adesina who is President Muhammadu Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, has surprised many Nigerians by comparing president Buhari and past Nigerian leaders, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Shehu Shagari, Obafemi Awolowo and others. Adesina revealed that Nigerians are more attracted to Buhari than the past leaders as they swarm around him as bees do to honey.

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Check Out Mustapha Bulama's Latest Cartoon

POLITICS

Meet the man who was killed while trying to arrest ex-president Shehu Shagari in 1983

Brigadier Ibrahim Bako was the man appointed to arrest President Shehu Shagari in 1983 due to the fact that, Brigadier Ibrahim Bako's father was a close friend to President Shehu Shagari. Unfortunately, Brigadier Ibrahim Bako was unaware that Shehu Shagari and his security force already got information about the coup.

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Meet the man who was killed while trying to arrest ex-president Shehu Shagari in 1983

POLITICS

How Shehu Shagari won the 1979 presidential election despite the lack of 25% in 2/3 controversies

The Second Republic in Nigeria was done differently from the First Republic (1963 - 1966). It was the presidential system of government. The election was conducted to pave way for multi-party system and was contested by five registered political parties. Photo credit: HistoryVille Although about fifty-two parties tried to registered but only five were registered.

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How Shehu Shagari won the 1979 presidential election despite the lack of 25% in 2/3 controversies

MILITARY

How Chad Invaded Nigeria In The Year 1983 And Were Chased Back By President Buhari

Former Chadian President Hissene Habre is dead. He died in Senegal where he was serving a life term for war crimes. He will be remembered for his invasion of Nigeria in 1983, sparking an all-out war between Nigeria and Chad, that ended in a humiliating defeat for the Chadians.

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How Chad Invaded Nigeria In The Year 1983 And Were Chased Back By President Buhari

POLITICS

I've Seen Awolowo and Others In Action, But Not Seen Anyone With The Kind Of Attraction Buhari Has - Femi Adesina remarks

Special Assistant to the President Muhammadu Buhari on Media, Femi Adesina has replied to the statement credited to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most popular leader Nigerians has ever had.Femi Adesina, on his official Facebook page, stated that he is old enough to see colorful and even swashbuckling politicians in action.

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I've Seen Awolowo and Others In Action, But Not Seen Anyone With The Kind Of Attraction Buhari Has - Femi Adesina remarks

POLITICS

Meet The Former Nigerian Leader Who Willingly Stepped Down From Power

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a Nigerian political and military leader who served as Nigeria's head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later as its president from 1999 to 2007. Committed to restoring democracy, Obasanjo oversaw the 1979 election, after which he handed over control of Nigeria to the newly elected civilian president, Shehu Shagari.

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Meet The Former Nigerian Leader Who Willingly Stepped Down From Power

POLITICS

Similarities Between The Two Successors Of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Olusegun Obasanjo is the only man in Nigeria’s history to hand over power twice - in 1979 (Shehu Shagari) and 2007 (Umar Musa Yar Adua). Interestingly, there are unique and mutual similarities between the two past Nigerian leaders whom Obasanjo handed over power to in Nigeria.

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Similarities Between The Two Successors Of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

MILITARY

"This Is The Most Embarrassing News I Have Come Across For A Long Time" - Shagari On NDA Attack

Nigerians woke up today to the shocking and devastating news of bandits attack on the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The unfortunate incident which claimed the lives of two senior officers, has left many Nigerians speechless. A senior officer was also kidnapped by the bandits.

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POLITICS

Meet The First Democratically Elected President Of Nigeria

Shehu Shagari was the first democratically elected President of Nigeria, after the transfer of power by military head of state General Olusegun Obasanjo in 1979 giving rise to the Second Nigerian Republic. After the 1966 Nigerian coup d'état, Shagari was among the government officials who handed over government to the military leadership of Aguiyi Ironsi.

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Meet The First Democratically Elected President Of Nigeria

POLITICS

Throwback: President Shehu Shagari's address to Pope John Paul II on the need for ethical revolution

President Shehu Shagari with the visiting Pope John Paul II.Then came his holiness, Pope John Paul II on an unprecedented five days visit, the first to Nigeria in history and the longest to an African country, from the 12th to the 17th of February, 1982. It was a fitting climax for Mr. President's efforts, as he charged across the nation in the short space of exactly six weeks, during which he delivered those three lengthy and electrifying speeches to re-charge the moral batteries of the nation in preparation for the Nigerian Ethical Revolution.

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Throwback: President Shehu Shagari's address to Pope John Paul II on the need for ethical revolution

POLITICS

Goodluck Jonathan And Buhari Lack The Determination To End Insecurity - Bello Shagari

Bello Shagari has claimed that Goodluck Ebere Johnathan and Muhammadu Buhari, lack the determination to end Insecurity in Nigeria. On Tuesday, the youth activist and documentary filmmaker claimed that the former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Johnathan, and his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, lack the determination to end Insecurity in the country.

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Goodluck Jonathan And Buhari Lack The Determination To End Insecurity - Bello Shagari

RELIGION

Bandits Might Not Be Nigerians- Catholic Bishop

On Monday, Bishop Martin Uzukwuo, the Catholic Bishop of Minna Diocese, stated that the majority of the bandits terrorizing citizens in Nigeria's northwestern region may not be Nigerians. He believes the federal government should apprehend those responsible for the crimes and deport them back to their home countries.

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Bandits Might Not Be Nigerians- Catholic Bishop

POLITICS

The Presidency Replies Governor Ortom Over His Statement on President Buhari

The Presidency, through the Presidential Aide on Media, Garba Shehu, has released a statement berating the Governor of Benue State over his statement against President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Governor Ortom, while speaking as a guest on Sunrise Daily on Tuesday, condemned the way President Buhari manages the security issues in the country.

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The Presidency Replies Governor Ortom Over His Statement on President Buhari

POLITICS

Buhari is Most Liked Nigerian President - Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has described his principal as the most popular Nigerian leader, ever. In an article on Thursday entitled, ‘The Essential Buhari: VP Osinbajo got it!’, Adesina said Nigerians are more attracted to Buhari than the country's past leaders, including Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo and Shehu Shagari.

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Buhari is Most Liked Nigerian President - Adesina