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Buhari: Nigeria’s security situation ‘very disturbing’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday described the security situation in the country as “very disturbing”, and has urged the military and the police to do much better. The president, however, swiftly added that his administration had done its best in view of what he inherited in 2015. He also assured Nigerians that more resources would Read more

Coup against Buhari? DHQ says military not part of it COUP! We are not part of plans to overthrow Buhari’s government - DHQ/newsheadline247
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COUP! We are not part of plans to overthrow Buhari’s government – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) had dissociated the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) from a document calling for the overthrow of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The military, on Tuesday, said it was never part of any plans to truncate Nigeria’s hard-earned democracy Navy Capt. Muhammed Wabi, Deputy Director of Defence Information accused a group, “Nigerian Continuity Read more

Buhari charges Military to be ruthless in fighting bandits, Says Nigerians deserve peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be `as ruthless as humanly possible’ in carrying out their assignment. The president gave the challenge when he addressed the 1000-strong military force assembled to check the menace of the bandits and other criminal Read more


‘Coup’: Military describes Ekweremadu’s comment derogatory

The Nigerian military has reacted to a ‘coup’ comment made by the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu. The defence headquarters described the comment of Mr Ekweremadu, on the possibility of a military coup as derogatory. According to a statement released on Thursday, John Agim, defence spokesman, asked the public to “disregard the apprehension “of the lawmaker. Ekweremadu while Read more

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Military takeover in Zimbabwe

Video; Military Press Conference Reuters– Zimbabwe’s military seized power early on Wednesday targeting “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe but gave assurances on national television that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”. Soldiers and armored vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliament and the courts in central Harare, while taxis Read more