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    Politics July 29, 1966: 7 Things You Should Know About The Second Military Coup in Nigeria

    In the wee hours of July 29 1966, Nigeria experienced what is today referred to as one of the bloodiest military coup d’etat in Africa. The first military coup of January 15 1966 which led to the death of many northern leaders has generated controversies which many expected General Aguiyi Ironsi...
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    Politics Gowon Calls for Strict Punishment for HoR Members Who Padded 2016 Budget

    Nigeria's former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has called for strict punishment for the lawmakers responsible for the padding of the 2016 budget, The Nation says. Speaking on Wednesday night, he wondered why the issue had become the order of the day. "If anybody is doing that (budget padding)...
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    Metro Yakubu Gowon Pays Courtesy Visit to Ooni of Ife [PHOTOS]

    Former Head Of state,General Yakubu Gowon on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II.