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Obaro Ikime: The intellectual as hostage

Obaro Ikime: The intellectual as hostage

By Owei Lakemfa General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, the Dean of Coups in Nigeria, finally staged a coup for himself on August 27, 1985. The veteran coup plotter could sniff coups years away. On December 17, 1985, he rounded up over 100 military officers for allegedly conceptualising a coup. Some, including his childhood friend, Major General […]