a carnage before dawn
About this book
The Prime Minister and the Finance Minister had just been abducted and their whereabouts unknown. The Premiers of the Northern and Western Region had been murdered with some senior military officers. There had been a coup, a mutiny and a carnage by a group of junior officers. The first time in the nation. However, the Head of the Army outmanoeuvred the boys and crushed the rebellion which eventually marked the end of the First Republic. The events of January 15, 1966 marked a turning point in the history of Nigeria and will forever go down as one of the nation's most defining moments.