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General Murtala Mohammed

Date of Birth: 8 November 1938
Place of Birth: Kano City
Died: 13 February 1976

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Living dangerously

Murtala Mohammed' s crusading government which implemented the same failed economic strategy but with more nationalist flair...

A diplomatic coup

Abacha's domestic political platform and to boost Nigeria's African standing which has waned since the Murtala Mohammed-Olusegun Obasanjo governments substantially backed liberation movements in Angola Mozambique Namibia and South Africa in the 1970s...

After Yar'Adua

Nigeria's most popular leader to date is Murtala Mohammed a northern Muslim from Kano whose radical support of Southern African liberation movements in the 1970s gave the country an international stature it has not been able to regain since...

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