LEADERSHIP : A failed coup in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state government led to four people being killed, including Ethiopia’s Army Chief of Staff and the head of an important region, the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s confirmed yesterday. The incident began on Saturday evening in Bahir Dar, the capital of Amhara, where the […]
Lawmaker representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray Bruce has said that the removal of CJN Walter Onnoghen is the ‘cabals’ plot to stop the constitution of election petition tribunals. The senator said this on Friday, while reacting to the news that President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the embattled chief Justice, in the order of the Code […]
Soldiers entered the national radio station in Libreville around 4 a.m. local time to read a statement setting up of a “national council of the restoration.” The post AU Commission condemns failed coup attempt in Gabon appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Many government buildings, including the Turkish Parliament and the Presidential Palace, were bombed from the air. The post Turkey orders arrest of 103 soldiers in coup probe appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Osogbo Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has described Thursday’s rerun election in four out of the 30 Local Government Areas in the state as a coup and not an election. Adeleke said the action of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who allegedly hired thugs […]
The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup’. He condemned the actions of police and some INEC officials. Adeleke, who spoke with The Punch on the phone, said that supporters of the PDP […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the freezing of the accounts of Governments of Benue and Akwa Ibom States by the APC Federal Government through the EFCC is the worst coup since the return to democracy. The post EFCC’s freezing of two state govt accounts worst coup in nation’s history – Wike […]
Do you remember Captain Perebo Dakolo of the Nigerian Army? Dakolo, a politically conscious military officer from Gbarantoru in Yenagoa local government area of the then Rivers state was one of the officers that plotted the April 22, 1990 coup against then Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda in what is now famously referred […]
A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their roles in clashes on a suspension bridge in Istanbul in which 34 people were killed during an attempted coup two years ago, according to state-run Anadolu agency. The post Turkey coup attempt: 72 people sentenced to life in prison appeared first […]
Speaking while contributing to a debate on a motion on the post humous award of GCFR conferred on M.K.O Abiola, a PDP Senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Thursday, said December 31 should be declared as “democracy destruction day” because that was the day the Muhammadu Buhari military government ousted an elected president, Shehu Shagari, in a […]
A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The soldiers were charged with “violating and attempting to overthrow the constitution’’ in relation to incidents in Istanbul and the south-eastern towns of Mus and Sirnak […]
More than 80 people go on trial before a military court on Tuesday over the failed 2015 coup in Burkina Faso, including two top generals accused of masterminding the plot. Burkina Faso coup leader General Gilbert Diendere The case is being seen as a test of the credibility of justice in the former French colony […]