Where is the Sardauna?” Nzeogwu shouted, pointing his gun at him but the man kept shaking his head asserting no knowledge of the Sardauna’s location. 3. Education. 6. Preamble. Tomorrow January 15, 2006 marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the late Premier of Northern Nigeria, the Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello and late Prime Minister of Nigeria, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. 2. Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello KBE (June 12, 1910 – January 15, 1966) was a Nigerian politician who was the first and only premier of the Northern Nigeria region. He was the son of a concubine. Facebook 4 WhatsApp Reddit Twitter. Ahmadu Bello: Early Life. Ahmadu Bello was born on June 12, 1909, in Rabbah, present-day Sokoto State. The assassination of Sir Ahmadu Bello, the sardauna of Sokoto, in a military coup (1966) led by Igbo (Ibo) tribesmen provoked massacres of Igbos in the north and was a factor leading to the Nigerian civil war (1967–70). This article was scheduled for Friday, January 15, 2016 to coincide with the 50th year remembrance of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello’s assassination in Nigeria’s first military coup d’etat. He was the only surviving son of his father and mother, Mariyamu. Ads. 4. 5. Born in 1909, Bello was one of the grandsons of Osman Dan Faido, founder of Sokoto Caliphate. November 27, 2020 Musa Shuaibu History, More Stories 0. It is exactly 55 years today that the military struck in Nigeria. 1. Bello served as the president of National Population Commission of Nigeria (NPC) in Northern Nigeria for 12 years. Operation Demisa: Assassination of Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna of Sokoto, January 1966 Operation Demisa: Assassination of Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna of Sokoto, January 1966. Suspected bandits on Saturday night killed about 14 villagers in Kaya, a village in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State, when they attacked … OPERATION DAMISA: ASSASSINATION OF SIR AHMADU BELLO, THE SARDAUNA OF SOKOTO ''Ina Sardauna? His father died when he was 6 years old. 4 Shares In that intervention, a crop of First Republic Sokoto state still contains Sokoto, one of the most senior emirates of … He was a great-grandson of Shehu U s man dan Fodio, the great Fulani jihadist. Ahmadu Bello was the president of autonomous Northern Nigeria when he was assassinated in a coup attempt in 1966. Decades after assassination, Sir Ahmadu Bello lives via exhibit. ... Sir Ahmadu Bello was a remarkably powerful person in Nigeria during the first 5 years of independence. Re: Operation Damisa: Assassination Of Sir Ahmadu Bello, The Sardauna Of Sokoto by Nobody: 10:51am On Nov 23, 2017 ProWalker : Yes oooo, from Matori Industrial Estate, Ilupeju Indutrial state, Ikeja Industrial Estate and all the estates scattered all over Lagos into Ogun state. “If you won’t tell me where your master is, I’ll kill you,” Nzeogwu screamed at him in Hausa.