• Short Summary

    MILITARY RULE HAS BEEN FIRMLY ESTABLISHED IN NIGERIA FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE COUP D'ETAT ON SATURDAY BY CERTAIN UNITS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

  • Description

    MILITARY RULE HAS BEEN FIRMLY ESTABLISHED IN NIGERIA FOLLOWING THE ABORTIVE COUP D'ETAT ON SATURDAY BY CERTAIN UNITS OF THE ARMED FORCES. ADMINISTRATION OF THE COUNTRY HAS BEEN TAKEN OVER BY A MILITARY GOVERNMENT, UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF THE SUPREME COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL IRONSI.

    YESTERDAY (MONDAY) GENERAL IRONSI OUTLINED A SEVEN-POINT STATEMENT HOW POWER WOULD BE EXERCISED UNDER THE NEW ADMINISTRATION. PERMANENT MINISTERIAL SECRETARIES WILL CONTINUE THEIR NORMAL FUNCTIONS BUT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO THE MILITARY GOVERNMENTS.

    THE NEW ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN WELCOMED BY MANY NIGERIANS, AN ALL MILITARY UNITS, INCLUDING THE KADUNA GARRISON WHICH SPEARHEADED THE COUP, HAVE GIVEN THEIR SUPPORT TO MAJOR GENERAL IRONSI.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEH25RXRG8TB51JC93C12DGTDK
    Media URN:
    VLVAEH25RXRG8TB51JC93C12DGTDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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