Nigeria was under the control of the colonialist until 1960 when it gained her independence.However, Nigeria was still under the control of the Queen of England until 1963 when a Nigerian became the substantive Head of State, that same year Nigeria became a republic.Three years after Nigeria became a republic a coup occured which brought the country under the control of the military.
Call For Military Takeover Unpatriotic - Oshiomhole Former Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomole, at the weekend in Abuja condemned the call for a military takeover of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.He described it as an aberration and irresponsible.Oshiomhole, who is a former National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) made the remark in Abuja when he hosted the leadership of the Law Students Association of Nigeria (LAWSON).
Popular Kannywood Actress, Ummi Ibrahim, otherwise known as Ummi Zee Zee, has come out to confirm that she had dated the former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida.The celebrated Hausa Actress added that the former Military Head of State was her boyfriend.According to LindaIkeji's blog, the actress confirmed this during her weekend interview with Daily Trust’s Weekend Magazine, saying, she has ended her relationship with IBB.
The Nigeria military was able to produce the best product in the revolution of people in the country.A lot of militants during the era of the military regime have also made it up to this moment, taking the seat of a ruler but acting under the civilian government.
IBB Breaks Silence On Insecurity, Tells Govt To Equip Military With Modern Weapons & Better Training
The former head of state, Ibrahim Babangida Badamasi in an interview with BBC Hausa on Sunday morning, has broken silence on the lingering issue of insecurity in the nation.According to him, equipping the military with modern weapons and a sophisticated military training will help Nigeria combat the issue of insecurity.
Sani Abacha, a Nigerian military Head Of State.He served as the Head of State from 1993 to 1998 when he died.He was a General and a dictator.Abacha was born on the 20th of September 1943 in Kano, Nigeria.He was additionally raised in Kano State.
A human rights activist and ex-presidential aide, Reno Omokri has reacted to a promise made by President Muhammadu Buhari to the President of the Transitional Military Council of Chad, Mahamat Deby, that he would help Republic of Chad to stabilise and return to constitutional rule, with Mr Omokri of the opinion that there's no stability in Nigeria, hence how could President Muhammadu Buhari be making such a promise to another country.
Ijia Notis.History is not a dead subject.The essence of knowing it is to learn from it and no one is a great learner than the one who asks fundamental questions about what he has been taught.It is generally believed among most Nigerians that the first military head of states of the country,General J.T.U.
Senator Ali Ndume.Top Nigerian news media, People's Gazette has disclosed what an APC Senator, Mr. Ndume said about how president Muhammadu Buhari has been rationing ammunition among members of the Nigerian Army.According to a report by People's Gazette, Senator Ndume has alleged that military personnel who operates outside the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, only makes use of outdated and old weapons.
Elderstatesman and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic party, Chief Olabode George has expressed his disappointment over the state of insecurity in Nigeria.The former military administrator was on Arise TV morning show on Friday to bear his mind on the disturbing spate of insecurity across the country.Answering questions from his host, Bode George was literally blunt and unusually bombastic in refreshing the memories of Nigerians about the consequence of what is currently happening in the country.
In the wake of a statement purported to have been uttered by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Robert Clark, that the current Buhari-led political administration in Nigeria should hand over the reins of government to the military owing to the myriads of problems being faced by the country, to which the government of the day has not been able to proffer any meaningful solution, the Nigerian Army has however dissociated itself from such anti-democratic school of thought.
If it was possible to go back in time and erase a part of Nigerian history, I would probably erase the first military coup because many top Nigerian politicians in charge of Nigeria today were born during the first military coup and the Nigerian civil war.A lot of people still have scars, old wounds that have refused to heal.
Few days ago, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Robert Clarke urged President Muhammadu Buhari to transfer his power to the military.He claimed that a military takeover will combat the rising issue of insecurity and economic crisis in the country.Chief Robert Clarke further adviced that Nigeria should be reduced to six states, as it was before.
The Nigerian Military has finally reacted to the recent call made by Robert Clark SAN, concerning change of rulership in the country.Robert had earlier called for a return of military rule in Nigeria; saying that politicians should hand over power to the Military, following the increasing security challenges in the country.
Based on the fact that Nigeria has been experiencing an uphill trend in the amount of insecurity across it's federation, there have been rumours of the fact that there would be a planned military coup to overthrow the Buhari regime and take Nigeria back to the military form of government.
News Headline Nigeria Defence Headquarters on Monday has restated its loyalty to the President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), saying it has no intention whatsoever to take over power from the President.After adopting Democratic rule in 1999, the country's democracy has been plagued with several challenges ranging from devolution of powers to even outright secession.
In view of current security problems, the Nigerian military has rejected a suggestion for it to take over the management of the country."This is an opportunity for the military high command to warn misguided politicians that have an over-ambitious ambition to rule this country outside the polls to banish thoughts that the military remains resolute in the defense of Nigeria' s democracy and growth under its leadership," said Speaker brig-genen Onyema Nwachukwu in a statement.
Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the world with an estimated population of over 200 million people, and is also regarded as the giant of Africa in terms of population.Nigeria gain her independence in 1960 and became a Republic in 1963.The first Nigeria Governor General immediately after she gain her independence was Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe- he was the ceremonial President and Abubakar Tafawa Belewa was the Prime Minister, as they rule Nigeria between 1960 -1966.
The Nigerian military has been advised by the Defence Headquarters to hand over power to President Muhammadu Buhari.The military should temporarily monitor the government and restructure Nigeria, according to Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).The Nigerian Armed Forces, according to Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Defence Information, "remain completely committed to the current administration and all associated democratic institutions."
Mr Robert Clarke, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) called on military authorities yesterday to take over power in Nigeria.However, the military authorities has rejected the call and pledges their loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Constitution, and also how they remain committed to democratic rule.