Professor Joseph Targema Orkar, the elder brother of Major Gideon Orkar who masterminded the 1990 failed coup, weighed in on the agitation for Biafra.
A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria has not been experienced military coup since 1999 because it is a treason offense.
Yushau Shuaib said he however asked Sambo Dasuki why he participated in the 1985 coup just two years after he had helped Muhammadu Buhari get into power.
The military noted that the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, never raised any scare of a coup in May 2017, but said what was a normal service administrative.
Political events in recent months have proven over and over again that Nigerians cannot afford to be complacent in how they protect their nascent democracy.
A leader in Afenifere, Femi Okurounmu, has alleged that northerners were already scheming on how they could retain power in case anything happens to Buhari.
I must commend the Chief of Army Staff for openly and courageously debunking the news. Others may conceal such within themselves and constitute and inquiry.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state has cautioned anti-democratic forces in the country to drop the plot to overthrow a democratically elected government.
An ji rade radin cewa wasu yan siyasa na kira ga soji da su taya su hambaras da gwamnatin Buhari, tun bayan alamun jinjiki daga rashin lafiya da tafiyarsa jinya
They serve to weaken democracy,, usher in dictatorship, destroy the business climate, introduce fear and in the end leave matters worse than they were.
Tinubu ya ce yan Najeriya bazasu kuma yarda sojoji suyi mulki ba, ya kara da cewa za’ayi adawa da masu shirin juyin mulki a kasar domin Najeriya ta fice haka.
NAIJ.com reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in London tending to his medical need with Professor Yemi Osinbajo acting as the country’s leader.
The alarm is believed to have followed an intelligence report that some politicians, who were uncomfortable with Buhari's health, were infiltrating the military
The Nigerian Army has said it was yet to arrest any group of persons in connection with the alleged plot by politicians to infiltrate the army.
Our hope is that Junaid Mohammed is not by any chance trying to have his own Cote d'Ivoire military mutiny here in Nigeria because there are laws guiding us.
The likelihood is that it would lead to a second civil war because even the army would be split down the middle along regional, ethnic and religious lines.
The 1976 coup led by Lieutenant Colonel Buka Suka Dimka resulted to the assassination of General Murtala Mohammed who was later executed by Obasanjo's regime
When it comes to southern rights and interests the Yoruba particularly must learn a lesson from our own son Fajuyi and emulate his example.
The atmosphere is not crystal clear on who is currently in charge of the government in Turkey as a result of a military coup which happened.
The Nigerian army has come forward to say what will happen to those involved in the peddling of the rumour of a military coup by their men.