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On this day in 1985, IBB overthrew Buhari's Government

Today in History: On this day, 27th of August, 1985 General Ibrahim Babangida, IBB overthrew the Buhari-Idiagbon led military government in bloodless coup.
Fast forward to 30 years later and Buhari is the Head of State of Nigeria again!


25th August

I’m preparing myself to go out to Katie’s house at 6 tonight for our famous, not-famous holiday meet-ups. If you’re a long-time follower of my now almost 5 year blog (go me!), you’ll be sick of hearing about them. 228 more words


Movie Review: No Escape

So Ray Liotta gets sentenced to this island full of exiled prisoners split into two fueding camps. Then he has to fight to the death in a — oh, whoops, that’s the wrong… 544 more words

Movie Reviews

Bombs in Bangkok are the latest threat to Thailand's shaky economy

Bangkok was recently ranked as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, and the Thai capital is expected to draw some 18 million visitors this year alone. 459 more words

Retooling COUP for two players

It is the future. And with the Resistance steadily gaining a foothold against the ruling forces, it is a time of much turmoil. Into that turmoil YOU step – head of a wealthy corp-family. 321 more words


Short Comments: Terrorism in Egypt

 In August, security was on very high alert in Egypt . Two events were particularly important: the inauguration of the Suez Canal on August 6, and the second anniversary of the forced dispersal of the sit-ins at Rabaa al-Adaweya and Nahda Square on August 14. 558 more words


Egypt Jails 26 Army Officers Accused Of Plotting A Coup To Overthrow Sisi

A military court in Egypt sentenced 26 officers in the Egyptian army to prison after they were indicted for attempting to topple President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. 360 more words