Tag: military coup

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

‘How Jonathan supporters wanted a military coup after Buhari’s victory’

Some supporters of former President Goodluck Jonathan suggested a military coup to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from assuming power, a ...

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EzinneNovember 20, 2017

The Thread: How Zimbabwe proves patriarchy is alive and kicking

For 37 years, Zimbabwe has been under the iron rule of Robert Mugabe. But last week, the tables turned. And ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Head of African Union says body will not accept Zimbabwe coup

The Head of the African Union (AU) Alpha Conde has, on Thursday, gone against a supposed military coup d’etat in Zimbabwe. ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2017

MUGABEXIT: The eventual fall from grace

by Alexander O. Onukwue   “I’m not going to have anybody advocate the overthrowing of a government and remain in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 8, 2017

Nigerian Air Force speaks out on allegations of a coup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has dismissed allegations of a coup plot by an online media platform. In a statement ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 26, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Coup plotters circulating fresh propaganda about Buhari’s health

by Peregrino Brimah There is a very foolish propaganda campaign claiming Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari was poisoned, being spread in ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 25, 2017

Opinion: Why a military coup is unlikely

by Jideofor Adibe Many Nigerians have been expressing understandable outrage at suggestions that there might be a military coup in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

Army secretly investigating officers over alleged coup plot

The Defence Headquarters, has on Wednesday in Abuja, spoken on the rumours of a coup plot, saying the military respected ...

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Ayomide EkerinMay 24, 2017

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Here’s what Nigeria looked like under the military – a Timeline

Nigerians no dey carry last. Before you lecture me about how that line is for Warri people, let me ask ...

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RoqeebahMay 24, 2017

Still on the matter: Are we really on the verge of a military takeover in Nigeria?

by Roqeebah Olaoniye For any Nigerian in their early twenties, the closest thing to memories of the brutality of military regime ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Airforce Personnel invade UNIOSUN, students, lecturers injured Men ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina, speaks on coup rumours

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has asked Nigerians to disregard media reports on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

“They should not try it” | Tinubu warns against any coup

by Omoleye Omoruyi National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has reproved the military against any ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

Just In: Tinubu warns military against alleged coup

by Omoleye Omoruyi The rumours about a potential coup is rattling cages all over Nigeria. National party leader of the ...

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EditorMay 22, 2017

The YNaija Editorial: A coup in Nigeria must not be allowed

Last week, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai issued a warning against politicians who have been meeting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 21, 2017

People are flying a kite | Army officers clear air on coup rumours

by Omoleye Omoruyi Retired military officer, Col. Jibrin Isa, has said the recent report about some politicians colluding with military officers ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 21, 2017

Military coup: Army begin search for suspected officers

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Nigerian Army are reported to have begun an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to ...

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AzeezOctober 1, 2016

50 Nigerian students arrested over Turkey failed coup

The Turkish government have alleged arrested 50 Nigerian student over the botched military coup in the country. Most of the ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 26, 2016

Gen. Gowon’s memoirs are out next year – here are 5 things it must address in detail

General Yakubu Gowon was the military Head of State of Nigeria between August 1966 and 1975. It goes without saying ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2015

Burkina Faso military coup: The time to get serious is now

What happens when an organism stops growing? My guess is that you know the answer, but I do not request ...

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July 29, 2014

Demola Rewaju: If Buhari had died, there will have been a coup (Y! Superblogger)

by Demola Rewaju If Buhari had died last week, a coup would be inevitable in the next one month and perhaps ...

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March 31, 2014

Tunde Leye: Nigerians must be careful what they wish for (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye The most disturbing reactions however were from those who believed there might have been a coup and ...

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February 3, 2014

Collins Uma: Aper Aku – Greatest man to ever serve as Governor of Benue state (Y! Frontpage)

by Collins Uma The military coup that brought General Muhammadu Buhari to power on December 31, 1983 and replaced the ...

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January 15, 2014

Adebola Rayo: Kakadu- A cocktail of art and history (Y! Pop-of-Culture)

by Adebola Rayo It is easy to relate with the folks in Kakadu. You see Nigeria in it, Lagos and the ...

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July 4, 2013

Egypt Coup: New president, Adly Mansour sworn-in as Muslim Brotherhood members get arrested

Egypt’s dramatic military coup has been completed after an interim President was sworn in. Less than 24 hours after President ...

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