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Military Officers Involved In Coups Since 1960

Military Officers Involved In Coups Since 1960

LEADERDATEOusted From Power
Maj. Chukwuma k. Nzeogu15th January 1966Alh.Tafawa Balewa
Col.Joseph Namvenm Garba27th July 1966Gen Aguiyi  Ironsi
Brigadier Murtala Mohammed29th July 1975Gen. Yakubu Gowon
Lt. Col. Bukar Sukar Dimka13th Feb.1976Gen. Murtala Muhammed
Major Gen. Buhari31st Dec.1983Alh. Shehu Shagari
Joshua Dogoyaro26th Aug. 1985Mohammed Buhari
Major Gen. Mamman Vatsa7th Jan 1987Aborted
Major Gen. Gideon Orkar29th April 1990Aborted
Major Gen Sanni  Abacha17th Nov. 1993Chief E. Shonekan

 


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