Saturday, September 22, 2018

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    Military tackles Ekweremadu over ‘coup’ talk

Military tackles Ekweremadu over ‘coup’ talk

The defence headquarters says the comment of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, on the possibility of a military coup is derogatory.In a statement on Thursday, John Agim, defence spokesman, asked the public to "disregard the apprehension"of the lawmaker.While commenting on the floor of the senate on Wednesday, Ekweremadu said: “The problem in Nigeria is that our democracy is receding. Who says army [...]

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    Obasanjo: Nigerian army would have been better if Maimalari had led it

Obasanjo: Nigerian army would have been better if Maimalari had led it

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo says the Nigerian army would have been better off, had it been led by Zakariya Maimalari, a late military officer.Obasanjo made this known on Tuesday while speaking at the presentation of a book, 'The First Regular Combatant: Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari,' in Abuja.Maimalari, who was killed during the January 15, 1966 military coup, was the first Nigerian regular [...]

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    Femi Adesina on coup rumours: Let’s not overstretch what the military said

Femi Adesina on coup rumours: Let’s not overstretch what the military said

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, has dismissed the rumours of a coup in the country, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said.Adesina said this on Tuesday at a press briefing organised as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s second year in office.Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, had disclosed that he had [...]

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    Coup rumours: Erring military officers should be sanctioned, says Aregbesola

Coup rumours: Erring military officers should be sanctioned, says Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, says erring military officers should be sanctioned.Reacting to the rumours of military coup in the country, Aregbesola asked federal lawmakes to pass a resolution commending Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, for his “thorough professionalism and belief in the current democracy”.He made the call when the Osun state house of assembly honoured him as [...]

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