Tag Archives: Coup

Mutiny Leaders Release Ousted Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita From Detention

Mali’s new military junta have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after being in detention for a week since the country’s widely-publicized coup took place. Taking to Facebook on Thursday, August 27, the mutiny rulers known as the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), said it was “informing public and international opinion that former president Ibrahim Boubacar…

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President Buhari Condemns Mutiny In Mali: ‘It Is Time For Unconstitutional Authority To Act Responsibly’

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated complete disapproval over the unconstitutional removal of President Ibrahim Keita-led government of Mali by the country’s military. He made the condemnation on his official twitter account on Thursday August 20, noting that Nigeria backs the international community’s effort for wider consultations to speedily resolve the situation. He wrote, “The events in Mali…

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Mali’s President Ibrahim Keïta Resigns After Military Coup, Dissolves Parliament

According to AFP, Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, has resigned his position in order to avoid “bloodshed” hours after his arrest by mutiny troops following  a long political crisis in the embattled West African nation. On Tuesday many international media reported that the President and Prime Minister, Boubou Cise, were detained and drove to a…

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I’m Tired Of Coup Threats, Do It Now – President Duterte Dares Military

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Tuesday, 11th of September, dared military officers of Philippine who are allegedly dissatisfied over his order to revoke an amnesty granted to an opposition senator, to launch a coup against him. Duterte said he was not afraid of coup rumours, which have been circulating since he voided the amnesty of…

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Our Loyalty To Constitutional Authority Remains Unquestionable – Army

The Nigerian Army has reaffirmed its allegiance and loyalty to civil authority and the Nigerian Constitution. Maj.-Gen. Adeniyi Oyebade, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, stated this in Abuja on Friday at an emergency meeting between top army commanders and the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai. Oyebade, who…

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Warning To Mischief Makers: Nobody Is Planning Any Coup – Army Replies

The Nigerian Army has responded to allegations made by the Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) that some top Army officers planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari had approached Niger- Delta militants to continue bombing oil installations in the Niger Delta region. (Read here if you missed). A statement signed by Acting Director Army Public…

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Militants Allege Top Army Officers Are Planning To Overthrow President Buhari

The Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (NDLF), on Wednesday, revealed that some top Army officers allegedly planning to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari had approached Niger- Delta militants to continue bombing oil installations to give reason and justification for a coup against him, reports Vanguard. In a statement signed by the Commander, General Duties, Joint Revolutionary…

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Democracy Returns To Burkina Faso, VP Osinbajo & ECOWAS Leaders Witness Handover

Thankfully the Military coup which took place in Burkina Faso last week (read about it here) was short lived. The coup plotters agreed to relinquish power 24 hours after leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met in Abuja to intervene on the nation’s plight. In a handover ceremony witnessed by Vice President…

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