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General Yakubu Dan-Yumma Gowon (Jack)

Date of Birth: 19 October 1934
Place of Birth: Lur, Plateau State


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Outgunning the opposition

Republic under threat A compromise worked out by two former heads of state Alhaji Shehu Shagari and Yakubu Gowon was drafted out of concern that the impeachment threatened the republic...


In God's name

Federalist policies were pursued after the civil war by Nigerian nationalists such as Yakubu Gowon Murtala Mohammed Obasanjo Yakubu Danjuma M...


New team, old players

Along with Muhammadu Buhari and Yakubu Gowon Danjuma was one of the few retired generals who kept in touch with Abacha...


From the shadows

Yusufu was one of the architects of the ‘No victor no vanquished' reconciliation strategy which Head of State Yakubu Gowon so effectively led...


Running for cover

Dabo-Adzoana helped topple the Yakubu Gowon government with his exposé of 'corruption in high places' fingering the Tiv hero Joseph Tarka...


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