Tag: Murtala Muhammed

The Political and Governmental History of Nigeria

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This post is about the governmental and political history of Nigeria. On 1, October 1960, Nigeria, after several years of British Colonial rule, became an independent nation. This newly formed country would go on to become a Republic three years down the line on 1, October, 1963. Nigeria became a Federal Republic, modelling its Federal […]

List of all Heads of State/Presidents of Nigeria

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This is a comprehensive list of all the Heads of State/Presidents of Nigeria. Since 1963, Nigeria has had 15 Heads of State/Presidents till date. After Nigeria became a Federal Republic in 1963, the post of Governor-general was abolished and the ties to the British Crown seized, making Nigeria fully independent and sovereign. In 1979, under […]

Biography of Lt. Col. Buka Suka Dimka

This is the Biography of Lieutenant Colonel Buka Suka Dimka who was a Nigerian Army officer and chief antagonist in the February 13, 1976 military coup that cut short the life and regime of former Nigerian Head of State, General Murtala Ramat Muhammed. Colonel Dimka actively participated in the Nigerian Counter-Coup of 1966 which overthrew […]