Today In Nigerian History: 14th Janaury


On this day in 1966, Soldiers of mostly Igbos led by Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu, an Igbo from Okpanam near Asaba, present day Delta state, eradicated the uppermost echelon of politicians from the Northern and Western provinces…

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This and other factors brought an abrupt end to Nigeria’s first republic.


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