1943 – Born on the 20th of September in Kano, Nigeria.
1983 – He joined the Nigerian military.
1985 – He was instrumental in the two bloodless military coups d’état that brought and removed General
Muhammadu Buhari from power.
– He became Army Chief of Staff in Nigeria.
1990 – He was appointed Minister of Defense in Nigeria.
1993 – He became 10th President of Nigeria.
1998 -He died on the 8th of June.