Tag: Nigerian Army

List of Military Forces in Nigeria

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The military is an organized instrument of the government saddled with the responsibility of protecting and defending the state against internal and external attacks. They usually swing into full action during war. They are authorized to make use of deadly weapons to protect and support the state. The officers of the military are well-trained in […]

Biography Of Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu: Lead Coup Plotter of the First Military Coup in Nigeria

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This is the Biography of Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, lead coup plotter of the first military coup in Nigeria. According to Wikipedia, Major Patrick Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, (1937–1967) was a Nigerian military officer who played a leading role in the January 15, 1966 military coup, an event that derailed Nigeria’s nascent democracy and introduced military […]

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 […]