Information on employment of female civilians as security guards in the military headquarters and presidential palace in Lagos, 1990 [NGA11135]

Information on the requested subject could not be found among the sources currently available to the IRBDC.

As indicated by telephone, please find attached some articles that provide information on the attempted coup of April 1990 and contain some references to the security at Dodan Barracks (listed below). These and various other sources indicate that, after the attempted coup, the government of Ibrahim Babangida was considering the reorganization of the government's security system. Details of such a reorganization could not be found among the available sources.


Africa Confidential [London]. 18 May 1990. Vol. 31, No. 10. "Nigeria: More questions Than Answers." Miramoor Publications Ltd.

Libération [Paris]. 25 April 1990. Steven Smith. "Querelle d'ethnies sur fond de putsch avorté."

West Africa [London]. 30 April - 6 May 1990. "A Bloody Attempt."

. 7 - 13 May 1990. "Business as Usual?"