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“When I had the honour to lead a Military Government there were more Christians than Muslims in the Federal Executive Council and the Supreme Military Council. “This was not by design but I appointed people on their merit without the slightest bias. The present Federal Executive Council is also evenly ...
He is also a former member of the Supreme Military Council (YSK) that decides on all promotions and retirements in the military. He was arrested at the base the day after the coup attempt. It appears about a month after the coup attempt, he applied to the Social Security Agency (SGK) to begin his retirement ...

If we go down memory lane, General I. K. Acheampong led a group of disgruntled soldiers and usurped Prime Minister Dr Kofi Abrefa Busia's government in 1972 and formed a government which they called The Supreme Military Council (SMC). In 1978, General Acheampong was accused of economic ...
As the deputy head of the then-ruling Supreme Military Council, he negotiated the transfer of power to Morsi in June 2012. Two months later, Morsi removed him. In January, he announced his intent to challenge el-Sissi and posted a video on social media that berated the president for involving the military ...
The 10-member Council is responsible for the governance of the Institute by ensuring the attainment of its mandate, which is defined by Supreme Military Council Decree (SMCD) 151. Dr Opoku Prempeh said the Government recognised the role of the film and television industry, and indeed the creative ...
Sisi's main challenger was Sami Anan, a former member of the Supreme Military Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF). He was first barred from running, then arrested and imprisoned along with his principal aide and 30 of his campaign staff. He faces charges of incitement against the military, because he ...

However, in 2012, group had to re-structure itself with a Supreme Military Council meeting in Antalya in 2012 since many smaller groups claimed to be the part of the FSA and the group's control over its range had weakened. As a result of the meeting, the FSA gained a more centralized structure and many ...
Early in the afternoon on Saturday, February 14, 1976 we crowded around the radio and heard a senior army officer saying, “The Supreme Military Council announces with the deepest regret the death of His Excellency the Head of the Federal Military Government, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, ...
2011 – Arab Spring: The first wave of the Egyptian revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests. 2013 – The Vatican confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI would resign the papacy on 28 February 2013, as a result of ...
Ukiwe, who was a member of the Supreme Military Council, SMC, in the Obasanjo regime, soldiered on with exemplary displays of professionalism. For instance, he held command positions as a Captain, when those postings were meant for Rear Admirals. His reputation as an officer with distinguishing ...
Jibril Aminu, and Chief of Staff to the Supreme Military Council, Gen Shehu Yar'Adua, without his knowledge. Speaking at the event which had in attendance, ex-President Obasanjo and former military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, the former PDP chairman called on youths to stop waiting for power ...
Sisi's main challenger was Sami Anan, a former member of the Supreme Military Council for the Armed Forces (SCAF). He was first barred from running, then arrested and imprisoned along with his principal aide and 30 of his campaign staff. He faces charges of incitement against the military, because he ...
And also because an Easterner, General Aguiyi Ironsi, who was the head of the Supreme Military Council was automatically installed as the new head of state, a counter-coup was staged in retaliation and Aguiyi Ironsi, and many Easterners living in the Northern part of the country were killed. This was the ...
February 13, 1976, was General Murtala Ramat Muhammed's death day. Our historical trajectory may have taken a different path had Muhammed escaped his assassins 42 years ago. But he did not and we paid and continue to pay dearly for it. Muhammed led an extraordinary life. His death, dramatic and ...
Early in the afternoon on Saturday, February 14, 1976 we crowded around the radio and heard a senior army officer saying, “The Supreme Military Council announces with the deepest regret the death of His Excellency the Head of the Federal Military Government, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, ...
As the deputy head of the then-ruling Supreme Military Council, he negotiated the transfer of power to Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood in June 2012. Two months later, Morsi removed him. He has since stayed in the background, seldom heard of in the media but not concealing his presidential ambitions.
Lieutenant General Lawrence Aboagye Okai was born on October 19, 1934 at Akyem Maase, in Akyem Abukwa and was a former member of the Supreme Military Council (SMC) government led by General Kutu Acheampong. After the formation of the SMC to replace the National Redemption Council ...

The arrest of Anan, a former member of Egypt's supreme military council for armed forces (Scaf), appears to be a calculated move to push him out of the race. Earlier a declaration by the military accused him of election violations and said he would be “summoned for interrogation in front of specialised ...
Colonel Abdul Basit Al Bahar, the deputy spokesperson for Taiz's Supreme Military council, told Gulf News that Yemen's deputy interior, Major General Ali Nasser Lakhsha'a and other security and government officials survived the attack as some rockets landed at the post's gate. “The security officials were ...
“Fellow Ghanaians, as you will notice, we are not playing the national anthem. In other words, this is not a coup. I ask for nothing less than a REVOLUTION-something that will transform the social and economic order of this country. Fellow citizens, it is now left to you to decide how this country is going to go ...
The PNDC was an amalgamation of the Armed Forces Revolution Council (AFRC) which on 4th June 1978, deposed the Supreme Military Council (SMC) II, and handed over power to Liman's government after successful general elections. The PNDC conducted the affairs of the country from 31st December ...
Ukiwe, who was a member of the Supreme Military Council, SMC, in the Obasanjo regime, soldiered on with exemplary displays of professionalism. For instance, he held command positions as a Captain, when those postings were meant for Rear Admirals. His reputation as an officer with distinguishing ...
The PNDC was an amalgamation of the Armed Forces Revolution Council (AFRC) which on 4th June 1978, deposed the Supreme Military Council (SMC) II, and handed over power to Liman's government after elections. The PNDC steered the affairs of the country until 1992 when the country was returned ...
Esio Obada (Rtd), a former member of the Supreme Military Council. The award witnessed a large turnout of captains of the aviation industry and members of Government College, Ughelli Old Boys Association. In his opening remarks, a foremost maritime lawyer, Mike Igbokwe, said GRACE, an acronym for ...
Colonel Abdul Basit Al Baher, a spokesperson for the Supreme Military Council in Taiz, told Gulf News that government forces killed and injured dozens of rebels in the fighting. “ Due to its location, the camp is unique for bringing in military equipment from the sea.” Al Bahar said. The current military ...
Colonel Davut Ala, who suffered seven bullet wounds from shots fired by putschist soldiers during the July 15 coup attempt, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in Wednesday's Supreme Military Council (YAŞ). According to an official statement, Col. Ala was ranked 21st position in the Land Forces ...
2011 – Arab Spring: The first wave of the Egyptian revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests. 2013 – The Vatican confirmed that Pope Benedict XVI would resign the papacy on 28 February 2013, as a result of ...
The 310-page book, published by the Standard Newspapers and Magazines (SNAM) Limited, was inspired by events in two previous military regimes - General F.W.K. Akuffo-led Supreme Military Council (SMC Two) in 1978, and Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings' 1979 June Four Revolution.
Many of the members of the Supreme Military Council at that time, like General Babangida, were from Minna, and around him were influential officers, including a minister like Gen. Wushishi, and there was Col. Sani Bello. Therefore, we were not surprised when Niger State was created and Minna made the ...
After the successful execution of the war, he was opportune to be within the corridors of power as a member of the then Supreme Military Council and later appointed as the Military Governor of the North Eastern State. He was later appointed as the Federal Commissioner of Petroleum Resources. Because ...
Esio Obada (Rtd), a former member of the Supreme Military Council. The award witnessed a large turnout of captains of the aviation industry and members of Government College, Ughelli Old Boys Association. In his opening remarks, a foremost maritime lawyer, Mike Igbokwe, said GRACE, an acronym for ...
The IGP was a member of the Supreme Military Council and he attended their weekly meetings. IGP Inyang came back and said “I had a serious bashing today on the rampancy of robbery and violent crimes in the country, which is threatening the peace of the nation. So, unless we do something urgently, ...
That should have been discussed at the Supreme Military Council (SMC). Alhaji ShehuMusa's house was searched, 1 was told Gumi's house was searched by some policemen. I got to know about these incidents after they had happened but I chose to keep quiet. I knew someone was playing games.
Other steps taken by Obasanjo-Onyejekwe to ensure that Chief Awolowo never became the President include the spurious midnight single handed “amendment” of the 1979 Constitution by him without the Supreme Military Council (SMC). Obasanjo-Onyejekwe had removed the clause from the Constitution ...
The stadium was originally built during the era of the Supreme Military Council under General Acheampong in the 1970s. It was used mostly for football matches, on club level by Hearts of Oak and Great Olympics of the Ghana Premier League while the Ohene Djan Stadium was being re-built in 2007.
Evans-Anfom served as the Commissioner of Education under the military governments of Fred Akuffo of the Supreme Military Council and later, Jerry John Rawlings led Provisional National Defence Council in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was a member of the Council of State in the Hilla Limann ...
Evans-Anfom served as the Commissioner of Education under the military governments of Fred Akuffo of the Supreme Military Council, and later, the Jerry John Rawlings led Provisional National Defence Council in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was a member of the Council of State in the Hilla ...
Colonel Abdul Basit Al Baher, a spokesperson for the Supreme Military Council in Taiz, told Gulf News that government forces killed and injured dozens of rebels in the fighting. “ Due to its location, the camp is unique for bringing in military equipment from the sea.” Al Bahar said. The current military ...
By this time, we had called all the members of the Supreme Military Council to Lagos. The following day, he (Obasanjo) started to talk in the same vein and I cut in. I said that Obasanjo could not leave; he had to stay and be the Head of State and we should be looking for the number 2 man. I had, over night, ...
They were all imposed by cabal, whether the cabal calls itself the Supreme Military Council, or Armed Forces Ruling Council, or Provisional Ruling Council, but that cabal of the military are usually of northern extraction, who would sit down in Lagos or Abuja and impose leaders on Ndigbo. So the culture of ...
When we came to the Supreme Military Council and Obasanjo started singing the same tune that he had sung to me and M.D Yusuf the previous night, I said no, that was not the issue; he was the most senior person and he had to stay there. He had to stay in office. He made some feeble resistance but I ...
It all happened after the overthrow of the Supreme Military Council (SMC) by the AFRC under the leadership of Jerry Rawlings when ...
... military regimes, General I.K. Acheampong, General F.W.K. Akuffo's Supreme Military Council (SMC) 2, Rawling's June 4 Revolution and the ...
The economy under the Supreme Military Council 1 &2 and even the National Redemption Council (NRC) was reportedly being mismanaged, ...
That is the claim by Professor Kwesi Yankah, who is presently the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary education but who was a newspaper ...
He said the Federal Government went to Aburi unprepared, following a disagreement which broke out between the Supreme Military Council ...
On 13th January, 1972, the Dr Busia-led Government was toppled by the National Redemption Council and Supreme Military Council ...
... of the Supreme Military Council in 1984-85 during the Buhari Military Administration. Mohammed was also the no-nonsense Chairman of the ...
... of the Supreme Military Council in 1984-85 during the Buhari Military Administration. Mohammed was also the no-nonsense Chairman of the ...
... late Wazirin Dutse was a one-time Minister of Housing and Urban Development and was a member of the defunct Supreme Military Council.


 

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