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A Carnage Before Dawn

a carnage before dawn

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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....

Aburi: Echoes of the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War

aburi: echoes of the nigeria/biafra civil war

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The Head-of-State, Major-General Aguiyi-Ironsi had been murdered and General Gowon had ascended office while violence erupted in Northern Nigeria. The military governor of the East, Lt. Col. Emeka Ojukwu, did not recognize Gowon's promotion and called for a neutral ground to chart the way forward for the country. The venue was Aburi, Ghana. What now really happened at Aburi that led to the civil war? What role did the Yoruba people, led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo, and the "Super" Permanent Secretaries play after the meeting at Aburi? It is a must read for every lover of Nigerian History.............