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Yakubu Gowon
Faith in United Nigeria

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ISBN 9780714640549
Published January 27, 1987 by Routledge
165 Pages

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Book Description

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

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