Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: July 1966 Coup

50 years after… remembering Ironsi, Fajuyi

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This day, July 29 1966, the former Head of State, Major-General Aguiyi Ironsi and the former Military Administrator for Western Region, Lt. Col. Francis...

Aguiyi-ironsi, by Obi Nwakanma

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Fifty years ago, on a Friday night at the Western Nigerian Governor’s lodge in Ibadan, a group of soldiers led by Major Theophilus Danjuma...

1966 coup plotters planned to make Awolowo Head of State –...

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The Owa of Ido-Ani, Oba Olufemi Olutoye, is a retired Major-General in the Nigerian Army. In this interview with PETER DADA, he shares his...