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Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 5:59pm On Aug 19
Let us go back to the memory Lane. In August 1962, the Federal Guard (presently known as the Brigade of Guards) was established and ,150 of its initial 200 elite fighters were deployed from Enugu battalion to Lagos. It was the largest battalion in the country with 26 officers and 843 Non Commissioned Officers (NCO's). From the inception of Brigade of Guards between 1962 to 1964.


It was commanded by several officers including Lieutenant Colonel Ogunewe, Captain Mobolaji Johnson (who later became Lagos State Military Administrator), and Obioha before Major Donatus Okafor who was the then Commanding Officer (CO), who was one of the January 15, 1966 coup plotters. When Major Donatus Okafor left for Britain in 1965 temporarily for a course. Captain Joseph Garuba (Yakubu Gowon in-law) temporarily became the Commanding Officer (CO). When Major Donatus Okafor (who was one of the coup plotters) returned from Britain he took over his position.

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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 4:47pm On Sep 25
rainbownigeria:
Let us go back to the memory Lane. In August 1962, the Federal Guard (presently known as the Brigade of Guards) was established and ,150 of its initial 200 elite fighters were deployed from Enugu battalion to Lagos. It was the largest battalion in the country with 26 officers and 843 Non Commissioned Officers (NCO's). From the inception of Brigade of Guards between 1962 to 1964.


It was commanded by several officers including Lieutenant Colonel Ogunewe, Captain Mobolaji Johnson (who later became Lagos State Military Administrator), and Obioha before Major Donatus Okafor who was the then Commanding Officer (CO), who was one of the January 15, 1966 coup plotters. When Major Donatus Okafor left for Britain in 1965 temporarily for a course. Captain Joseph Garuba (Yakubu Gowon in-law) temporarily became the Commanding Officer (CO). When Major Donatus Okafor (who was one of the coup plotters) returned from Britain he took over his position.

FOR MORE ANALYSIS CLICK:
https://rainbownigeria.com/2020/07/18/lessons-from-pasts-military-coups-in-nigeria-part-one/

Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by Puffywise: 6:46pm On Sep 25
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by Puffywise: 8:09pm On Sep 26
rainbownigeria:
Let us go back to the memory Lane. In August 1962, the Federal Guard (presently known as the Brigade of Guards) was established and ,150 of its initial 200 elite fighters were deployed from Enugu battalion to Lagos. It was the largest battalion in the country with 26 officers and 843 Non Commissioned Officers (NCO's). From the inception of Brigade of Guards between 1962 to 1964.


It was commanded by several officers including Lieutenant Colonel Ogunewe, Captain Mobolaji Johnson (who later became Lagos State Military Administrator), and Obioha before Major Donatus Okafor who was the then Commanding Officer (CO), who was one of the January 15, 1966 coup plotters. When Major Donatus Okafor left for Britain in 1965 temporarily for a course. Captain Joseph Garuba (Yakubu Gowon in-law) temporarily became the Commanding Officer (CO). When Major Donatus Okafor (who was one of the coup plotters) returned from Britain he took over his position.

FOR MORE ANALYSIS CLICK:
https://rainbownigeria.com/2020/07/18/lessons-from-pasts-military-coups-in-nigeria-part-one/

Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 6:51pm On Oct 07
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 2:05am On Oct 15
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by Rugaria: 2:55am On Oct 15
No silly nothern officers should connive with nothern politicians to stage a fake coup just to extend nothern grip on power, using the ongoings as an excuse..we know you lot

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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 5:32am On Oct 15
Rugaria:
No silly nothern officers should connive with nothern politicians to stage a fake coup just to extend nothern grip on power, using the ongoings as an excuse..we know you lot
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 6:48am On Oct 15
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 8:29pm On Oct 16
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by nazicartel(m): 8:49pm On Oct 16
[quote author=Rugaria post=94951611]No silly nothern officers should connive with nothern politicians to stage a fake coup just to extend nothern grip on power, using the ongoings as an excuse..we know you lot[/quoite] you understand the game very well.... I don't even want to suspect anything of such

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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 9:46pm On Oct 16
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 7:20am On Oct 18
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Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by Tumbulum: 7:43am On Oct 18
So where are the lessons? Just a few gibberish here and there and you ended it with a capital full stop
Re: Lessons From The Pasts Military Coups In Nigeria by rainbownigeria(m): 7:52pm On Oct 18
Tumbulum:
So where are the lessons? Just a few gibberish here and there and you ended it with a capital full stop

@ Tumbulum
Thank YOU for the comment.
If you follow the link above you'll see the lessons from the past Military Coups in Nigeria. With due respect, the ones you read on this forum are part of the introduction. Once again, thank you for saying your thought.

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