Yakubu Gowon: Faith in United Nigeria, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Yakubu Gowon

Faith in United Nigeria, 1st Edition

By John D Clarke


165 pages

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Yakuba Gowon was born in 1934 and became Head of State in Nigeria in 1966. After successfully commanding the armed forces of the Federal Government during the Civil War 1967-70, he guided the reconstruction of the country for a further five years. He was deposed in a coup in 1975. First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations, List of Maps, Note on Nigerian Political Terms, 1. Early Days 2. Military Career 3. Military Coups 4. Gowon V Ojukwu 5. Civil War 6. Unity Assured Notes Bibliography

About the Author

John Clarke

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HISTORY / General