Posts Tagged ‘Coup’

Nov-7-2009: Mercenaries in boats attack presidential palace in Equatorial Guinea

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 26, 2019
Gunmen in motor boats attacked the presidential palace in oil-producing Equatorial Guinea’s island capital on Tuesday before being repelled by the armed forces, the government said. The government said the attackers came from the Niger Delta, a Nigerian territory where seaborne raiding parties have grown increasingly bold in the past two years, launching raids against […]

Detaineded Kyrgyzstan’s ex-president ‘was plotting coup’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 14, 2019
Kyrgyzstan’s former president Almazbek Atambayev, who was detained in a raid on his residence in Bishkek last week, was plotting to overthrow the government, according to the head of the Central Asian country’s security services. Atambayev, who was president from 2011 to 2017, was already facing five criminal charges. Kyrgyz authorities are now also investigating […]

BREAKING| Military topple government in Gabon, takeover Presidential Villa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 7, 2019
The military in oil-rich central African country, Gabon, has announced it has seized power, effectively ending the 50-year rule of the family of President Ali Bongo. The military said it is seizing power “to restore democracy”, the BBC reports. Citizens of the country were woken to a 3.00 GMT broadcast by the military announcing a […]
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‘We Have No Plans To Execute Coup’, Military Fires Back At Ekweremadu

by Breaking Timeson March 8, 2018
Nigeria’s Defence headquarters, has responded to an alleged insinuation that it might takeover the country by the Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu. The following is a press release from the Defence Headquarters on the issue: RE – WHO SAYS THE MILITARY CAN’T TAKE OVER 1. The Defence Headquarters wish to respond to a comment by […]

Burkina Faso thwarts Attempted Coup

by Breaking Timeson October 21, 2016
Burkina Faso’s government has today thwarted a “vast conspiracy” which was planned earlier this month by forces loyal to ousted leader Blaise Compaore which attempted to seize power. A group of 30 men from the ex-president’s security unit plotted to free prisoners who were part of a September 2015 coup attempt and then attack the presidential palace, […]