Nigerian History for Grade 6

Subject: History
Class: Primary 6

Explain how General Ibrahim Babangida came to power.

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From whom did General Ibrahim Babangida take over power?

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State two reasons why General Ibrahim Babangida took over power from his predecessor.

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Who did General Sanni Abacha overthrow from power?

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Who was General Sanni Abacha? ……………………………………………………………………………

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State any two general overview of General Sanni Abacha.

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General Abdulsalam Abubakar ruled Nigeria from ……………………….to…………………………

To whom did General Abdulsalam Abubakar hand over power to?

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Who initiated the Nigeria fourth Replublic………………………………………………………………..

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The Third Republic in Nigeria was initiated by …………………………………………………

State two achievements of General Ibrahim Babangida

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When is Democracy Day in Nigeria? ………………………………………………………………

Write down the name of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the National Honour conferred on him.

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What period is referred to as the first republic in Nigeria?

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What year did the first military coup de’tat take place in Nigeria?

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Explain how General Ibrahim Babangida came to power:
General Ibrahim Babangida came to power through a military coup on August 27, 1985, overthrowing General Muhammadu Buhari.

From whom did General Ibrahim Babangida take over power?
General Ibrahim Babangida took over power from General Muhammadu Buhari.

State two reasons why General Ibrahim Babangida took over power from his predecessor:

  1. Dissatisfaction with the economic policies of the previous government.
  2. Desire to implement political reforms and transition to civilian rule.

Who did General Sanni Abacha overthrow from power?
General Sanni Abacha overthrew the interim government of Chief Ernest Shonekan.

Who was General Sanni Abacha?
General Sanni Abacha was a Nigerian military officer who served as the de facto President of Nigeria from 1993 until his death in 1998.

State any two general overviews of General Sanni Abacha:

  1. He ruled Nigeria during a period of political repression and human rights abuses.
  2. His regime was marked by corruption and economic mismanagement.

General Abdulsalam Abubakar ruled Nigeria from June 8, 1998, to May 29, 1999.

To whom did General Abdulsalam Abubakar hand over power to?
General Abdulsalam Abubakar handed over power to the elected civilian government led by President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Who initiated the Nigeria fourth Republic?
The Fourth Republic in Nigeria was initiated by General Abdulsalam Abubakar, who organized the transition to civilian rule.

The Third Republic in Nigeria was initiated by General Ibrahim Babangida, but elections were annulled, leading to the eventual takeover by General Sani Abacha.

State two achievements of General Ibrahim Babangida:

  1. Implementation of the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) to reform the economy.
  2. Establishment of two-party politics under the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and National Republican Convention (NRC).

When is Democracy Day in Nigeria?
Democracy Day in Nigeria is celebrated on June 12th.

Write down the name of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the National Honour conferred on him:
The current president of Nigeria is not provided (as of my last update). The national honour conferred on Nigerian presidents is the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR).

What period is referred to as the first republic in Nigeria?
The period referred to as the First Republic in Nigeria is from 1963 to 1966.

What year did the first military coup d’état take place in Nigeria?
The first military coup d’état took place in Nigeria in 1966.

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Evaluation :

  1. General Ibrahim Babangida came to power through a _________. a) Democratic election b) Military coup c) Royal decree d) Popular vote
  2. General Ibrahim Babangida took over power from General _________. a) Obasanjo b) Buhari c) Abacha d) Gowon
  3. Two reasons why General Ibrahim Babangida took over power include dissatisfaction with economic policies and desire for _________. a) Military rule b) Political reforms c) Economic collapse d) Foreign invasion
  4. General Sanni Abacha overthrew the interim government of Chief _________. a) Goodluck Jonathan b) Ernest Shonekan c) Yar’Adua d) Obasanjo
  5. General Abdulsalam Abubakar ruled Nigeria from June 8, 1998, to _________. a) May 29, 1999 b) July 4, 1999 c) January 1, 2000 d) August 27, 2000
  6. General Abdulsalam Abubakar handed over power to the elected civilian government led by President _________. a) Buhari b) Obasanjo c) Jonathan d) Yar’Adua
  7. Who initiated the Nigeria fourth Republic? a) General Babangida b) General Abacha c) General Abdulsalam Abubakar d) Chief Ernest Shonekan
  8. Democracy Day in Nigeria is celebrated on _________. a) May 29th b) June 12th c) October 1st d) December 25th
  9. The first military coup d’état took place in Nigeria in _________. a) 1963 b) 1966 c) 1970 d) 1980
  10. General Ibrahim Babangida established _________ politics under the SDP and NRC. a) One-party b) Two-party c) Multi-party d) No-party
  11. General Sanni Abacha’s regime was marked by _________. a) Economic prosperity b) Corruption and human rights abuses c) Peace and stability d) Educational reforms
  12. General Ibrahim Babangida implemented the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) to reform the _________. a) Education system b) Economy c) Military d) Transportation sector
  13. The national honour conferred on Nigerian presidents is the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR), given on _________ Day. a) Independence b) Democracy c) Republic d) Coronation
  14. The Third Republic in Nigeria was initiated by General Ibrahim Babangida but faced challenges, leading to the eventual takeover by General _________. a) Obasanjo b) Buhari c) Abacha d) None of the above
  15. General Sanni Abacha was a Nigerian military officer who served as the de facto President of Nigeria from _________ until his death in 1998. a) 1995 b) 1996 c) 1997 d) 1998
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