Paul C Tarfa

Author's books

A Profile In Courage


A profile in courage is the memoir of Paul Chabri Tarfa, retired Major General of the Nigerian Army. In extremely lucid prose, he recounts his upbringing in Garkida,his choice of a career in the Army, his role in frustrating the January 15th, 1966 coup at the Federal Guards, Lagos, and his active participation in the military through the Civil War, coups and counter-coups until his retirement in 1988.