Defence Headquarters debunk coup claim

Defence Headquarters says claims of a coup in the country, is a figment of imagination. This follows some reports that claimed Guards Brigade is on high alert over “unusual movements, leading to Suspicion of a coup plot in Nigeria”. Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau said those claims are malicious and unfounded.

Gabonese military officers ‘seize power’ after Bongo’s third term re-election

Senior Gabonese military officers appeared on national television to announce that they have taken power. The group of 12 officers made the announcement shortly after Gabon’s election body reported early on Wednesday morning that President Ali Bongo had won a third term in office “We are putting an end to the current regime,,” Gabon soldiers […]