Posts Tagged ‘Civil War’

Civil war bloodshed could have been worse, says Yakubu Gowon

by Seun Adeuyion March 1, 2020
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, says the civil war could have been worse if not for the discipline and restraint shown by then-Commander, Artillery Regiment, Domkat Bali, during an offensive against Biafra. Gowon said this at the 80th birthday anniversary of Bali, a former Minister of Defence, in Abuja on Saturday. He said […]

BREAKING| Ohaneze Ndigbo warns Nigerians of Possible Civil War

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 15, 2019
Nigerians, especially those who witnessed the civil war between 1967-1970, have been asked to learn from history and save the country from sudden destruction. The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo gave the warning on Friday, noting that there are ominous sings of bleak future for the country The president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia […]

Oshiomhole, Amaechi, Lai Mohammed will calling for civil war – HURIWA warns Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 21, 2019
A pro- Democracy and Non Governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria HURIWA, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that unless he reins in his belicose and careless talking ministers, the nation may be thrown into turmoils before, during or after the forthcoming elections. HURIWA listed the ruling party’s top officials and some APC senators […]

US Pressures Saudi Led-Coalition to Agree to Yemen Seize Fire

by Breaking Timeson October 31, 2018
The US has called for a swift cessation of hostilities in Yemen, where three years of civil war have caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Defence Secretary James Mattis said all parties needed to take part in UN-led peace talks within the next 30 days. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meanwhile urged the Saudi-led coalition […]

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Killings Must Be Addressed Carefully To Avoid Civil War – Osinbajo

by Breaking Timeson June 3, 2018
Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice-President of Nigeria,  has said that the killings recorded around the country need to be addressed carefully to avoid another civil war. Speaking at Greater Nigeria Pastors’ Conference in Osun on Friday, Osinbajo said Nigerians should stop reading religious and ethnic meanings to the killings. He explained that those killing innocent citizens were not […]

The Generation That Fought the Civil War –How Obasanjo Differs From Buhari (Part 1)

by Breaking Timeson March 10, 2016
The story of General Olusegun Obasanjo reads sometimes like a fairytale straight out of an Enid Blyton or Ladybird book. The man fascinates me to no end – loved by some, hated by others but respected by all – Obasanjo is no ordinary man. Casting Nigeria into the perspective of our unique history often helps to understand where […]