Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tag "Coup"

    Lai calls PDP ‘reckless’ for saying APC, FG plotting to overthrow Saraki

Lai calls PDP ‘reckless’ for saying APC, FG plotting to overthrow Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the federal government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) intend to obtain an interim court order to declare the Senate President seat vacant.Following the defection of Bukola Saraki from APC to PDP, the ruling party had called on him to step down as leader of the upper legislative chamber.In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP [...]

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    EXTRA: PDP senator says Dec 31 should be declared ‘democracy destruction day’ because of Buhari’s coup

EXTRA: PDP senator says Dec 31 should be declared ‘democracy destruction day’ because of Buhari’s coup

Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, says December 31 should be declared as "democracy destruction day" because that was the day the Muhammadu Buhari military government ousted ex-President Shehu Shagari in a coup.He said this on Thursday while contributing to a debate on a motion on the post humous award of Grand Commander of the [...]

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    I weep for Turkey

I weep for Turkey

BY CEMAL YIGITIt has been the same topic of discourse everywhere. And it won’t stop anytime soon because of the atrocities that have followed, all in the name of sanitising the country and arresting masterminds of the phantom coup.The news coming out of Turkey has been really disturbing to many, and equally baffling to the world.President Erdogan has obviously lost [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Turkey ‘looking for scapegoats’ by linking schools in Nigeria to failed coup

INTERVIEW: Turkey ‘looking for scapegoats’ by linking schools in Nigeria to failed coup

The management of the Nigerian-Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) says the Turkish government wants to shut down its investments in Nigeria because of its philosophical affiliation with Fethullah Gulen.Gulen is an Islamic cleric and a strong opposition figure who has been accused of masterminding the July 15 coup in Turkey.Hakan Cakil, Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, had asked the Nigerian government to [...]

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    We’re Turkish in name but Nigerian in deed, say schools ‘linked’ with coup

We’re Turkish in name but Nigerian in deed, say schools ‘linked’ with coup

The management of the Nigerian-Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) says the government of Turkey is insulting Nigeria by requesting the closure of its schools in the country.Speaking on Wednesday  during a meeting with Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, Hakan Cakil, the Turkish ambassador to Nigeria, had asked the government to shut down the 17 Turkish schools in [...]

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    We had no hand in failed Turkey coup, says UBA

We had no hand in failed Turkey coup, says UBA

The United Bank of Africa (UBA) has officially denied involvement in the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15.Yenisafak, a Turkish newspaper, had alleged that UBA played a key role in the distribution of funds for the facilitation of the failed coup.However, Charles Aigbe, divisional head, marketing and corporate relations of UBA, said the bank was neither "involved" nor "connected" [...]

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    UBA kicks as report links bank to Turkey coup

UBA kicks as report links bank to Turkey coup

Yenisafak, a Turkish newspaper, has alleged that the United Bank of Africa (UBA) played a key role in the distribution of funds for the facilitation of the failed coup.But a spokesman for UBA told TheCable the report is false and that the bank would issue a statement on Tuesday to deny the allegations.John F. Campbell, a general in the US Army, is alleged to have orchestrated [...]

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    Turkish coup crumbles as govt supporters defy military

Turkish coup crumbles as govt supporters defy military

The attempt to overthrow the government of President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has failed, as government supporters marched to the streets in defiance of the stay at home order issued by a faction of the military.Speaking from an undisclosed location late Friday, Erdogan charged the people to take to the streets to defend him."I urge the Turkish people to convene [...]

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