On this day - July 29th - in 1966: Johnson Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi, Second Nigerian Head of State and Adekunle Fajuyi, First Military Governor of thenWestern Region, were assassinated by a group of mutinous Northern army soldiers who revolted against Aguiyi-Ironsi government. It is popularly known as the July Counter Coup.
|Nigerians on their way from church at Odunlami street, Lagos. 1966.|
|Nigerians in another part of Lagos living simple life back in the day.|