Turkey is about five hours away from Nigeria by air, about 2, 634 miles from here, but the night there was a coup attempt in Turkey, July 15, with soldiers shutting down parts of Ankara and Istanbul, you’d think Ankara is a city somewhere in Nigeria and Istanbul is an extension of our country.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for an emergency security meeting especially on the recent allegation that some top officers of the service approached a militant group to solicit support to topple the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration. The meeting which
Jan. 15th 1966: A Night of Blood & Slaughter by Femi Fani-Kayode On the night of January 15th 1966 a coup d’etat took place in Nigeria which resulted in the murder of a number of leading political figures and senior army officers. This was the first coup in the history of our country and 98
The Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has condemned in strong terms Wednesday’s detention of the Interim President, the Prime Minister and other ministers of the transitional government of Burkina Faso in an apparent coup d’etat. The Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, said in a stament that the President and the Nigerian government aligns with ECOWAS, the African Union and