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US sanctions Eritrea's military, ruling party over ...

The United States has imposed sanctions on the military and ruling party of Eritrea over their role in neighboring Ethiopia's brutal yearlong war, NAIROBI, Kenya -- The United States on Friday ...

Opinion: Baba-Ahmed Recent Speech Reveals Why Obasanjo's ...

Obasanjo and Atiku Abubakar. Atiku was one of the most powerful and influential VP in Nigeria since 1999 but he was no match for Obasanjo (Image: Vanguard News) Chief Olusegun Obasanjo's administration is the only one since 1999 that wasn't accused of being hijacked by a cabal.

A Citizen's Guide On How To Become President Of Nigeria ...

The next democratically elected president of Nigeria is ex military head of state, Army General, Olusegun Obasanjo. He had ruled Nigeria as a junta from 1976-79 after another military head of state, General Muritala Mohamed was assassinated in a bloody coup detat. Obasanjo later returned as a democratically elected president in 1999.

US sanctions Eritrea's military, ruling party over ...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States on Friday imposed economic sanctions on the military and ruling party of Eritrea over their role in neighboring Ethiopia's brutal yearlong war, and it warned it would sanction Ethiopia's government and rival Tigray forces if there is no "meaningful progress" toward a cease-fire and talks.

Nigerian army denies shooting civilians and ...

The 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu has denied shooting and burning of houses in Mgbowo Community, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. This …

Nigerian Army I knew would've ended Boko Haram war in one ...

A World War II and civil war veteran, Pa Mele Wamlara Ture, who claims to be 106 years old, relives his experiences in this interview with CHIMA AZUBUIKE Where …

US sanctions Eritrea's military, ruling party over ...

The soldiers "have been seen disguised in old Ethiopian military uniforms, manning checkpoints, obstructing and occupying critical aid routes, and threatening medical staff in one of northern ...

Nigeriaworld Feature Article - Rally round Obasanjo to ...

Obasanjo's word of criticism ended the regime of Alhaji Shehu Shagari and of Buhari, so it was assumed in military circle. OBASANJO SHOULD COPY HIS FORMER DEPUTY Looking back, in my dealings with "the men on horse back", I can vouch for Chief Obasanjo as the only democrat in military uniform unlike his colleagues.

Navy: Why Cute Abiola is still in detention after 10 days

Navy: Why Cute Abiola is still in detention after 10 days. The Nigerian navy says Cute Abiola, the skit maker, will remain detained pending the end of its internal procedure. Cute Abiola, the online comedian whose real name is Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin, was detained on November 15 after he left for his Navy Town office in Lagos.

A Citizens Guide On How to Become President of Nigeria ...

In the case of Umaru Yar'adua, he became president largely by virtue of his family pedigree as his elder brother Shehu Yar'adua had been no 2 …

Biden administration sanctions Eritrean military, ruling ...

"EDF soldiers have been seen disguised in old Ethiopian military uniforms, manning checkpoints, obstructing and occupying critical aid routes, and threatening medical staff in one of northern ...

The conjoined Nigerian twins called democracy and military ...

The conjoined Nigerian twins called democracy and military rule – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu. The grotesque Nigerian twins called democracy and military rule are crucially joined at the stomach. The military politicos and the civilian politicians eat into the same fat stomach like Siamese twins. It is little wonder then that two generals of the ...

The Challenge of Democracy in Africa | THISDAYLIVE

In fact, in Nigeria, out of the four Presidents we have had since our return to civilian rule in 1999, two of them, General Obasanjo and Major General Buhari are not just former Military Generals ...

A Little, Humble Tribute to Late Chief Segun Okeowo ...

A Little, Humble Tribute to Late Chief Segun Okeowo-Akintokunbo Adejumo. Nigeria, March/April 1978: The Minister for Education, Col Ahmadu Ali under the Obasanjo Military administration, had just announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria intended to increase the cost of feeding for University and other tertiary institutions' students.

Man in the News; Nigerian Question Mark: Olusegun Obasanjo ...

Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo, who will soon become Nigeria's first elected President after 16 years of military dictatorships, is an anomaly in this country's recent history, and a man of contradictions.

Frustration made me lure lady into 'marriage', impersonate ...

" l was arrested while dressed in military uniform by the police detectives. ... How I worked with Abdulsalami to thwart third term bid under Obasanjo — Thabo Mbeki.

Toke Makinwa shares photo with Obasanjo - The Nation Newspaper

By Ekaete Bassey On Nov 11, 2021. Media entrepreneur Toke Makinwa has shared a photo with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The TV …

Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray rebels

2 Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray rebels ... in uniform at the front, including an interview in which he vowed to "bury the enemy". ... Olusegun Obasanjo, is leading a ...

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict: Mass arrests,ethnic profiling ...

Obasanjo, the African Union's High Representative for the Horn of Africa, has been tasked with convincing parties to accept a ceasefire and choose dialogue, but his latest trip to …

US sanctions Eritrea's military, ruling party over ...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States on Friday imposed economic sanctions on the military and ruling party of Eritrea over their role in neighboring Ethiopia's brutal yearlong war, and it warned it would sanction Ethiopia's government and rival Tigray forces if there is no "meaningful progress" toward a cease-fire and talks. A Treasury Department […]

Into the hell of war, again | Article | Africa Confidential

Reports from the field say the Tigray forces have held off the first wave of the new federal offensive and may be gaining ground, In the run-up to the first year's anniversary of the war in Tigray, no clear victor has emerged and there is a high risk that the conflict, devastating lives and the economy, could rumble on for many more months with each side claiming periodic breakthroughs.

Return of the khaki men - By: Dan Agbese | Dailytrust

Return of the khaki men. By. Dan Agbese. Sun, 07 Nov 2021 04:44:32 GMT. The protests by Sudanese civilians against the military take over in Sudan could not stop the generals from holding on to power. But they throw up an important development about the shaky fate of democracy in a continent increasingly impoverished by the contest for ...

Comedian Cute Abiola spends 10 days in detention, Navy ...

Naval personnel and online comedian, Abdulgafar Ahmad, aka Cute Abiola, has spent 10 days in the custody of the Nigerian Navy for posting a video …

Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray rebels

2 Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray rebels AFP. ... in uniform at the front, including an interview in which he vowed to "bury the enemy". ... Olusegun Obasanjo, is leading a ...

MILITARY EXPOSE: Camouflage Uniforms In The Nigerian ...

Camouflage uniforms in the Nigerian military. In the past, officers in the Nigerian service branches (army, navy, and air force) wore different camouflage of combat uniform. But currently they all use the same design of uniform. ... What Obasanjo Told Buhari Will Happen To The 14 Million Out- Of- School Children If He Refuses To Send Them Back ...

President Buhari Appoints Lt-Col Y.M. Dodo As His New ADC ...

Obasanjo was a lieutenant general, but he was promoted to the rank of general in April 1978. The following people were 4 star generals when they were head of state/president. Yakubu Gowon, Murtala Muhammed, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, Sani Abacha (Abacha became a 4-star general before he became head of state) and Abdulsalam Abubakar.

BBC News | Africa | Nigeria embraces civilian rule

Before President Obasanjo officially took office at 1000 GMT his predecessor, in military uniform, addressed the crowds. He said: "After 15 years of military rule today is a day of promise for a great future. "This day must rank second only to 1 October 1960 - the day of our national independence.

How Olusegun Obasanjo saved Nigeria's democracy in 1999 ...

Oblivious of what the list was meant for, the military acceded to Obasanjo's request and quickly submitted the names – 93 in all. Immediately, all the officers were given a six-hour notice of retirement on a Friday with a presidential order of not spending the night in a uniform or in barracks, or else they would face the consequences.

A Tropical Scam Made by Britain - iNigerian.com

Democracy was given a 419 slap when a military man in uniform, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, arranged to give democratic power to another army man, General Obasanjo, who had pulled off his uniform. Obasanjo then tried a shameless Third Term scam and failed quite woefully before succeeding in the installation of Umoru "Are You Dead?"

Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray ...

2 International alarm is growing over a possible rebel assault on the capital, with the US, the UK, Germany and Italy all on the list of countries urging their citizens to leave Ethiopia

US sanctions Eritrea's military, ruling party over ...

The United States on Friday imposed economic sanctions on the military and ruling party of Eritrea over their role in neighboring Ethiopia's brutal yearlong war, and it warned it would sanction ...

Olusegun Obasanjo | president of Nigeria | Britannica

Olusegun Obasanjo, (born March 5, 1937, Abeokuta, Nigeria), Nigerian general, statesman, and diplomat, who was the first military ruler in Africa to hand over power to a civilian government. He served as Nigeria's military ruler (1976–79) and, as a civilian, as president (1999–2007).. Obasanjo attended Baptist Boys' High School in Abeokuta, in southwest Nigeria, and later worked as a ...

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Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed say im go now lead im troops "from di battle front" as di year-long conflict for di kontri move closer to di capital, Addis Ababa.

Why Should GEJ Wear Military Uniform On Oct.1? - Politics ...

Lord_Reed: I was shocked and appalled that GEJ a civilian President would choose to wear a military uniform on the 1st of October Nigeria's independence day. I consider it a slap on the face of democracy and a sign of things to come. Even Obasanjo an ex-military Head of State didn't wear a uniform in his days a civilian president.

Babangida, Abacha, Obasanjo destroyed Nigerian Army — Femi ...

What Babangida started was consummated by Sani Abacha, and Olusegun Obasanjo, two other Generals of the Nigerian Army. It became truly "anything goes," to the disquietude and sorrow of some officers trained in the finest traditions of the military. The situation was not radically better under subsequent Presidents, until that thoroughbred ...

Small window to end Ethiopia war - Global Times

The African Union and the US see a small window of opportunity to end fighting in Ethiopia, they said on Monday, as the UN warned that the risk of Ethiopia spiraling into a …

NIGERIA'S MILITARY TURNS OVER POWER TO ELECTED …

Seconds after he was handed a copy of Nigeria's 24-day-old Constitution and 20 years after he stepped down as its military ruler, Olusegun Obasanjo, a retired general, was sworn in …