A Carnage Before DawnBy Ayomide Akinbode 279 Downloads - Rated 4.25 - 10 Comments Read for ₦ 1000.00
The Prime Minister and the Finance Minister have just been abducted and their whereabouts unknown. The Premiers of the Northern and Western Region have been murdered with some senior military officers of the Army. There has been a coup, a mutiny, and carnage by a group of junior army officers. The first time in the nation. However, the General Officer Commanding of the Nigerian Army outmanoeuvred the boys and crushed the rebellion which eventually marked the end of the First Republic. The events of January 15, 1966, marked a turning point in the history of Nigeria and will forever go down as one of the nation's most defining moments.