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Evidently quite a character, he had played a role in an earlier coup in 1992, but his sojourn at the apex of power came after he had toppled the flamboyant captain Valentine Strasser, his erstwhile boss in the NPRC junta, on January 1996. To his credit, Mr Bio handed over to the democratically elected ...
In an ensuing political confusion, a group of young Sierra Leone Army officers led by Captain Valentine Strasser struck in April 1992, seized power, and forced President Momoh into exile in Guinea. But after four years marked by several real and alleged coup attempts that resulted in further bloodshed, ...

The former military leader who ruled Sierra Leone for three months in 1996 having overthrown his former boss and friend, Valentine Strasser, is contesting his second election. He lost in 2012 to Ernest Bai Koroma polling 37.4% of the vote in the second round as opposed to Koroma's 58.7%. A split in the ...
The former military leader who ruled Sierra Leone for three months in 1996 having overthrown his former boss and friend, Valentine Strasser, is contesting his second election. He lost in 2012 to Mr. Koroma polling 37.4 per cent of the votes in the second round as opposed to Mr. Koroma's 58.7 per cent.
As a military ruler, he toppled his boss in the NPRC junta Captain Valentine Strasser in January 1996 but handed over to democratically elected Ahmed Tejan Kabbah of the SLPP after the 1996 presidential elections. He later retired from active service that year and moved to the United States to further his ...
Captain (Rtd.) Valentine E.M. Strasser shot to stardom on 29th April 1992, when he became the youngest Head of State in West Africa. As the coup leader, he became the Chairman of NPRC (National Provisional Ruling Council) and Head of State of the Republic of Sierra Leone in 1992. The NPRC coup ...

“Fellow citizens, for over 23 years we have been misruled by an oppressive, corrupt, exploitative and tribalistic bunch of crooks and traitors, under the umbrella of the APC (All people's Congress) government. This regime has perpetuated nepotism, tribalism, gross mismanagement, total collapse of our ...
Maada Bio was a provisional president of the military junta that directed this country between January and April of 1996, after the overthrow of the military government of Valentine Strasser, and was presented as a presidential candidate in the 2012 elections, won in the first round by Koroma. The legislators ...
At the age of 29, Hezekiah Ochuka, then Senior Private with the Kenya Air Force, ruled Kenya for six hours after his short-lived 1982 coup. Wow! Yet I can hardly face my furious girlfriend when I stumble home late after a night of bingeing. At 29, Joseph Kabila took over the reins of power in the Democratic ...
1996: Sierra Leone's military ruler, Captain Valentine Strasser, is ousted in a coup. 1997: In the West Bank city of Hebron, Palestinians dance and sing outside Israeli army headquarters as troops begin departing after 30 years of military rule. 1998: Turkey's high court outlaws the Islamic-oriented Welfare ...
The National Provisional Ruling Council (NPRC) ruled Sierra Leone from 1992 to 1996. In the NPRC Bio was Deputy Head of State from 1994-Jan 1996. On January 16 1996 Bio led a coup that oust Valentine Strasser who had served as Head of State when NPRC took power in '92. Bio's tenure as Head of ...
But soon after that statement, the voice of Captain Valentine Strasser came on air to announce that, they – the officers from the war front, had overthrown the government of President Joseph Saidu Momoh. There was widespread jubilation all over this city of Freetown, and I mean THIS CITY and later ...
At 25, Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone and went on to rule the country for almost four years. . However, today he lives in abject poverty with his mother and roams the outskirts of Freetown. Yet, some 25-year-olds I know cannot even seduce a woman. All they do is ask friends to 'like' the ...
Captain (Rtd.) Valentine E.M. Strasser shot to stardom on 29th April 1992, when he became the youngest Head of State in West Africa. As the coup leader, he became the Chairman of NPRC (National Provisional Ruling Council) and Head of State of the Republic of Sierra Leone in 1992. The NPRC coup ...
“Fellow citizens, for over 23 years we have been misruled by an oppressive, corrupt, exploitative and tribalistic bunch of crooks and traitors, under the umbrella of the APC (All people's Congress) government. This regime has perpetuated nepotism, tribalism, gross mismanagement, total collapse of our ...
Valentine Strasser. If you weren't conversant with West African politics in the early 90s to the mid-90s, then there are chances that you do not know who this is. It's quite understandable. During this period, West Africa had its fair share of military dictators/autocratic rulers from Ibrahim Babaginda, J.J Rawlings ...
My Bloody Valentine. Valentine Strasser was once the world's youngest dictator, ruling Sierra Leone for four turbulent years. But his fall from power left him broken, exiled, and eventually back home as a mysterious and feared recluse. BuzzFeed News makes an uninvited house call. Posted on October 1, 2016, at 11:21 a.m..

Left to right: Chief Immigration Officer Kholifa Koroma (white shirt), Works Minister Kemoh Sesay and former military head of state Captain (Rtd) Valentine Strasser. The Hon. VP urged the people of Portloko to unite and reconcile their differences. "The APC is a Party that bears no grudge" declares the Vice ...
Last week, Victor Foh took the irascible Valentine Strasser on a tour of the Eastern Region. They drove in the same vehicle and they were seen together, wherever they went. This was done in order to spite Brig. (Rtd.) Julius Maada Bio. Strasser is becoming another political condom-used and dumped by ...
As the political season progresses in Sierra Leone, nothing is ruled out as too remote or impossible. It was during a press conference held at the former Head of State retired Captain Valentine M. Strasser's ICT Institute at Grafton, his hometown, that he made startling revelations that could be exploited for ...
His name is Valentine Strasser; he is 45, and was once the youngest head of state in the world. It is ten years since the end of the 11-year civil war in Sierra Leone. In 2007 power changed hands at the ballot box – and yet, to the outside world, the iconography of that long war – child soldiers, violent ...
On January 16 1996 Bio led a coup that oust Valentine Strasser who had served as Head of State when NPRC took power in '92. Bio's tenure ...
At 25, Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone and went on to rule the country for almost four years. . However, today he lives in ...
Captain (Rtd.) Valentine Strasser remained as Head of State until 16th January, 1996 when he was overthrown in a palace coup by his ...
“Fellow citizens, for over 23 years we have been misruled by an oppressive, corrupt, exploitative and tribalistic bunch of crooks and traitors, ...
But soon after that statement, the voice of Captain Valentine Strasser came on air to announce that, they – the officers from the war front, had ...
Valentine Strasser came into power on April 29, 1992, at the age of 25. The junior military ruler along with six other young military officers led ...
Valentine Strasser was once the world's youngest dictator, ruling Sierra ... As Valentine Strasser's home came into view, my guide screamed in ...
On 29th April, 1992 Captain Valentine Strasser led a military coup that overthrew what he referred as “the fascist and kleptocratic” APC ...
The former Head of State of Sierra Leone, Rtd. Captain Valentine Strasser on Thursday 8th day of September 2015 received a donation which ...
As the political season progresses in Sierra Leone, nothing is ruled out as too remote or impossible. It was during a press conference held at the former Head of State retired Captain Valentine M. Strasser's ICT Institute at Grafton, his hometown, that he made startling revelations that could be exploited for ...
His name is Valentine Strasser; he is 45, and was once the youngest head of state in the world. It is ten years since the end of the 11-year civil ...
Divine intervention in the form of a group of gallant young soldiers, led by Captain Valentine Strasser arriving from the war front, overthrew the ...
At 25, Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone and went on to rule the country for almost four years. However, today he lives in abject ...
At 25, Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone and went on to rule the country for almost four years. However, today he lives in abject ...
Under late President Siaka Stevens, chairman of the NPRC and head of state Valentine Strasser, late Presidents Joseph Saidu Momoh and ...
Under the late President Siaka Stevens; chairman of the NPRC and head of state – Valentine Strasser; late Presidents Joseph Saidu Momoh ...
Captain (Rtd.) Valentine Strasser remained as Head of State until 16th January, 1996 when he was overthrown in a palace coup by his ...
... Valentine Strasser; former Vice President, Solomon Ekuma Berewa; Vice President Honourable Victor Bockarie Foh; government ministers, ...
“Fellow citizens, for over 23 years we have been misruled by an oppressive, corrupt, exploitative and tribalistic bunch of crooks and traitors, ...
Valentine Strasser. “I told them that, the interest of the country is far more important to me than my personal interest…I was never forced to ...
Valentine Strasser came into power on April 29, 1992, at the age of 25. The junior military ruler along with six other young military officers led ...
Valentine Strasser was once the world's youngest dictator, ruling Sierra ... As Valentine Strasser's home came into view, my guide screamed in ...
"My coming here today, with the former Head of State, Rtd. Captain Valentine Strasser, is a symbolic move of reconciliation and national ...
On April 29th 1992 I was 7 years old. Valentine Strasser was 25. The APC of my father and Joseph saidu momoh was at the zenith of its decay ...
On 29th April, 1992 Captain Valentine Strasser led a military coup that overthrew what he referred as “the fascist and kleptocratic” APC ...
The former Head of State of Sierra Leone, Rtd. Captain Valentine Strasser on Thursday 8th day of September 2015 received a donation which ...
As the political season progresses in Sierra Leone, nothing is ruled out as too remote or impossible. It was during a press conference held at ...
When 25-year-old Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone in 1992, he became the world's youngest head of state. Today he lives with ...
When 25-year-old Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone in 1992, he became the world's youngest head of state. Today he lives with ...


 

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