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Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by lalasticlala(m): 9:00am On Sep 14
Tunde Idiagbon Turns 78 Today.

General Babatunde "Tunde" Abdulbaki Idiagbon (14 September 1943 – 24 March 1999) was a Nigerian general who served as the 6th Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters (second-in-command) under military head of state General Muhammadu Buhari from 1983 to 1985.

He was also a key member of Nigeria's military governments between 1966 and 1979, serving as a military administrator of Borno State under General Olusegun Obasanjo's military government.

Early life
Idiagbon was born into the family of his father Hassan Dogo and mother Ayisatu Iyabeji Hassan Idiagbon on 14 September 1943 in Ilorin, Kwara State.He attended United Primary School, Ilorin from 1950 to 1952 and Okesuna Senior Primary School, Ilorin, 1953–57. He received his secondary education at the Nigeria Military School, Zaria between 1958 and 62.

Military governor
From August 1978 to October 1979, the military Head of State, General Obasanjo appointed Idiagbon as the military administrator (position now called governor) of Borno State, Nigeria.

Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters
General Muhammadu Buhari made Idiagbon his second-in-command as Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985. Described as a thorough military man, he played a key role as the hallmark of Buhari's military government. Idiagbon was promoted to the rank of major-general in 1985.

1985 military coup d'état
After 20 months in power, the military government of Buhari was overthrown by Ibrahim Babangida on 27 August 1985. Idiagbon was removed from his position as chief of staff, Supreme Headquarters, and he was placed under house arrest for three years, after his release he retired to his hometown Ilorin and lived in relative obscurity.

Personal life
On 6 March 1970, Idiagbon married Biodun Idiagbon (née Gamra). They had two sons and three daughters together: Adekunle, Junior, Ronke, Mope and Bola. On 24 March 1999, Idiagbon died under very suspicious circumstances.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunde_Idiagbon

Nigerian Military Regime's War on Indiscipline: Idiagbon's Speech - March 1984 (Throwback Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4K9afWHvoE

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by happy20: 9:12am On Sep 14
He was really a great hero..

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by sunnydike1(m): 9:12am On Sep 14
happy birthday
Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by MarvellousGoddd: 9:12am On Sep 14
Interesting

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by 2Ways(m): 9:12am On Sep 14
He was a great Man according to history.

is it that before you need to pass through junior primary and senior primary before heading to secondary school?

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by solmus: 9:12am On Sep 14
cool




The man that did Buhari's homeworks and gave him orijo and expo in the 80s to make Buhari appear very intelligent

People who didn't want him to be part of Obasanjo's new Democracy poisoned him to death, they know Obasanjo would definitely fix him to head Anti graft agency because they were already in talks


A very disciplined Officer and loyal to the core, after Babangida arrested Buhari and others, Idiagbon was still in Mecca, Royal Saudi Family offered him assylum but he rejected it and flew back to Nigeria to be arrested with his boss




.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by uruba23: 9:13am On Sep 14
Growing up this gentleman name keeps coming up I begining to wonder what is the reason behind the coconut.Now grown-up I have my respect for the gentleman.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by pilatus(m): 9:14am On Sep 14
Strong Cartel Man

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by oluwaseyi0: 9:14am On Sep 14
Happy post humour birthday

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by tolakush92(m): 9:14am On Sep 14
Tunde idiagbon was a real nigarrr

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by akanbiaa(m): 9:14am On Sep 14
Man of Discipline

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by okomile(f): 9:14am On Sep 14
Very disciplined Army officer

I remembered WAI

Indomie generation don't know this though grin

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by daddytime(m): 9:15am On Sep 14
The brain behind the war against discipline and corruption in the '83 military junta.

Rumors were rife then that he seldom smiles except on Independence day. Lol

He was obviously murdered in '99 having being touted to be coming back under the the Obj's administration possibly to head the anti-corruption fight.

Everyone knows IBB would have been a goner had Idiagbon not been eliminated.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Gwagone: 9:15am On Sep 14
Who is this one undecided

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Timekeeper: 9:15am On Sep 14
Great man...

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by paulolee(m): 9:15am On Sep 14
happy posthumous birthday sir...age with grace in the land of the dead....hope say covid no reach dt side

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Sheriman(m): 9:16am On Sep 14
Tunde Idiagbon is a No nonsense man... He is a disciplinarian to the core..

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by updatechange(m): 9:16am On Sep 14
The good die young.

RIP the general

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by femi4: 9:16am On Sep 14
The brain behind War Against Indiscipline

Dem no born you well make you jump queue back then


Wow! I missed Molue....Lagos traffic no be today

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Judolisco(m): 9:16am On Sep 14
E Don tey wey scarcity Don dey under buhari... The older generation u see 2day spoilt Nigeria and they are still in power while d younger generation do not care and watch bbn

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by EVILFOREST: 9:16am On Sep 14
He knew how Lawless the country was...
Imagine LAGOS then, nothing has really changed rather it worsened.
IF I have my way of rewriting MODERN BIOLOGY only GOD knows where I will classify the BLACK MAN..
... not truly fit to be a MAMMAL.

.... a LAWLESS SOCIETY.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by AFULA(m): 9:17am On Sep 14
okay
Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Olarewaju89: 9:17am On Sep 14
Posthumous birthday is a Trash undecided

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by NaijaOlosho(f): 9:17am On Sep 14
I don't know him undecided
Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by hisgrace090: 9:18am On Sep 14
Strong man.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Gidah: 9:18am On Sep 14
The view is epic Lagos has always been rough since days lol see that man running in ozo's pant

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by BigBelleControl(m): 9:18am On Sep 14
If Idiagbon was still alive, he would have been our de facto president.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by babag93: 9:19am On Sep 14
The Enforcer-in-Chief.
Buhari has proven to have been a figurehead under his military administration.
As evident with the gross incompetence and ineptitude he has exhibited with a docile Osinbajo by his side.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by Racoon(m): 9:19am On Sep 14
This man was stern both in family & government.So rigidly disciplined.

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Re: Tunde Idiagbon's 78th Posthumous Birthday Is Today by TheChameleon: 9:20am On Sep 14
grin

Tunde... Osinbajo of that time.

He did all the work for the Daura Dullardeen. undecided

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