General Murtala Muhammed

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General Murtala Muhammed is a Muslim from Kano state in the North-West region of the country. He was born on November 8, 1938.

Ruled from July 1975 to February 1976

Took over in a bloodless coup but was assassinated in a failed coup attempt the following year.

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