Posts Tagged ‘military’

Where Lies Nigeria’s Opportunity for Growth and Development: Civilian or Military Government?

Written on May 2nd, 2012 by
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People say ‘’the worst civilian rule is better than the best military government”. But if this saying is an axiomatic statement that it appears to be, how come Nigeria’s case is different? Nigeria does not appear to have fared outstandingly... Read More | Share

History traces a circle in coup-plagued Guinea

Written on January 5th, 2009 by
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The international community rushed to condemn the Dec. 23 coup. But people in Guinea have largely welcomed the coup leader, seeing in his age and junior rank... Read More | Share

Nigeria military chiefs dismissed

Written on August 21st, 2008 by
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Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has dismissed the country's chief of the defence staff, together with the heads of the army and navy.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7573644.stm... Read More | Share

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Written on July 13th, 2008 by
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As President Umaru Musa Yar... Read More | Share

Nigerian President Retires 40 Army Generals

Written on July 31st, 2007 by
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Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has ordered the retirement of 40 top army generals, and has appointed new officers to take their place. A Nigerian defense spokesman, Colonel Mohammed Yusuf, says the retirements are part of a normal process, and that... Read More | Share

WORLD PREMIERE: Audio of 1994 MKO Arrest / Video of 1995 Aziza Military Tribunal

Written on February 11th, 2007 by
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1. AUDIO Audio recording of MKO Abiola speaking to a BBC reporter during his arrest on June 23, 1994. The recording is excerpted from a Yoruba song titled "Ahunpo Oro Sunnukun" by Prince Gbenga Adeboye 2. VIDEO Video on 1995 Nigeria... Read More | Share

INFO: : US to get Command Center in Africa ["Africom"]

Written on February 6th, 2007 by
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President George W Bush has approved a Pentagon plan for a command centre for Africa to oversee US military activities on the continent.Read More:http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/6336063.stm... Read More | Share

VOA News – Nigeria Rules Out Military Option for Hostages Release

Written on December 28th, 2006 by
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Oil company officials in Nigeria Thursday confirmed that armed attackers have retreated from two oil facilities in the Niger Delta. But, as Gilbert da Costa in Abuja reports, the negotiations leading to the release of four foreign workers seized three... Read More | Share

IOL: Nigeria's 'evil genius' enters election race

Written on November 13th, 2006 by
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Lagos - General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the former military dictator better known as 'IBB' who ruled Nigeria with a rod of iron for eight years and who once dubbed himself 'the evil genius', is determined to contest the 2007 elections and to win... Read More | Share

allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Presidency: Ex-Military Men in Hot Pursuit (Page 1 of 2)

Written on November 3rd, 2006 by
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Read More:http://allafrica.com/stories/200611020760.html... Read More | Share

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