How the January 1966 Coup Happened

this research paper it a brief history over what happened over a time, The 1966 Nigerian coup d'état began on 15 January 1966, when mutinous Nigerian soldiers led by Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and Emmanuel Ifeajuna killed 22 people[4] including the Prime Minister of Nigeria, many senior politicians, many senior Army officers (including their wives), and sentinels on protective duty.[5][6] The coup plotters attacked the cities of KadunaIbadan, and Lagos while also blockading the Niger and Benue River within a two-day span of time before the coup plotters were subdued. The General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army, Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, was compelled to take control of the government of a country in upheaval, inadvertently putting Nigeria's nascent democracy on hold.

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APA

Agwuble, E. (2022). How the January 1966 Coup Happened. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/how-the-january-1966-coup-happened

MLA 8th

Agwuble, Ebenezer "How the January 1966 Coup Happened" Afribary. Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/how-the-january-1966-coup-happened. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Agwuble, Ebenezer . "How the January 1966 Coup Happened". Afribary, Afribary, 08 Nov. 2022. Web. 19 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/how-the-january-1966-coup-happened >.

Chicago

Agwuble, Ebenezer . "How the January 1966 Coup Happened" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/how-the-january-1966-coup-happened

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By: Ebenezer Agwuble Field: History Type: Paper 14 PAGES (2284 WORDS) (pdf)