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Who is Major General Mamman Vatsa?

Who is Major General Mamman Vatsa?

Mamman Jiya Vatsa

General Mamman Jiya Vatsa
Branch/service Nigerian Army
Years of service 1962–1986
Rank Major General
Battles/wars Nigerian Civil War Nigeria-Cameroon conflict

Who is General Ibrahim Babangida?

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida GCFR (born 17 August 1941) is a retired Nigerian Army general and politician. He served as military president of Nigeria from 1985 until his resignation in 1993.

Who is Babangida father?

Muhammad Badamasi
Ibrahim Babangida/Fathers

Who led the military coup in 1993?

The 1993 Nigerian coup d’état was a bloodless military coup which took place in Nigeria on 17 November 1993 when the Armed Forces, headed by Defence Minister General Sani Abacha, forced Interim President Chief Ernest Shonekan to resign.

When did Babangida become the president of Nigeria?

General Ibrahim Babangida became head of state after a coup on 27 August 1985, replacing General Muhammadu Buhari. In September 1987 Babangida created Akwa Ibom State from part of Cross River State and Katsina State from part of Kaduna State. In August 1991 he created eleven more states.

Who tried overthrow Babangida?

The 1990 Nigerian coup d’état attempt was a military coup attempt which took place in Nigeria on 22 April 1990 when a faction of Armed Forces officers, led by Major Gideon Orkar, attempted to overthrow the government of General Ibrahim Babangida (who himself took power in the 1985 coup d’état).

Is Maryam Babangida dead?

Deceased (1948–2009)
Maryam Babangida/Living or Deceased

When did Babangida became head of state?

What tribe is Abdulsalami Abubakar?

Early life. Abubakar from the Hausa ethnic group was born on 13 June 1942 to his father Abubakar Jibrin and his mother Fatikande Mohammed, in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

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