Tag: Coup d’etat

Nigeria: A General Overview


The geographical location known today as Nigeria has existed ever since time began but as is the case with so many other modern African countries, the Nigeria of today is the creation of European imperialism. This great country, fondly known as The Giant of Africa derives its name from the great River Niger, which is […]

First Military Coup in Nigeria


This post is about the first ever military coup in Nigeria. In the quest for power and control of the Nigerian state, there arose a group of young soldiers in the Nigerian Army who were not satisfied about how the affairs of the country was run and sought to correct the system. They took matters […]