Spurred by a desperate bid to cling on to power like his late father, President Faure Gnassingbe (who has been in power since 2005), son of the late dictator Gnassingbe Eyadema unleashed the army and police on the people.
Buhari is currrently being celebrated across Nigeria with opposition party members sending their goodwill message to the former military dictator.
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If citizens are now being charged for insulting the president, what’s left of Nigeria’s democracy? Free Sowore already. This is beyond embarrassing. I don’t even remember any previous Nigerian dictator who charged any citizen for insulting him.
While acknowledging that Saddam Hussein "was a bad guy," Trump praised the former Iraqi dictator's efficient killing of "terrorists" despite the fact that Iraq was listed as a state sponsor of terrorism during Hussein's time in power.
Joshua met with President Buhari during a townhall meeting the president had with Nigerians living in the United Kingdom. FFK says he finds Anthony Joshua's behaviour utterly repulsive and disgusting.
Singer Yemi Alade has denied claims that she supported a dictator in Togo. Farida Nabourema, a Togolese activist, had called out the singer for her role in perpetuating the political oppression of the people of Togo.
Bush advocated a "kinder, gentler" conservatism, pursued policies that helped topple the Soviet empire and initiated military campaigns that ousted one foreign dictator and crippled another.
He urged President Muhammadu Buhari's government to leave him alone and not turn Nigeria to a 'dictator state'.
It comes after North Korea dubbed the United States's blacklisting of dictator Kim Jong Un a 'declaration of war' and warned it is planning a tough response.
President Buhari today said no matter how anybody feels or what they think, former military dictator, General Sani Abacha, contributed immensely to the infrastructural development of the country during his time in office.
Libya has been rocked by chaos since the 2011 fall and killing of longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in a NATO-backed revolution.
The former dictator arrested and sacked the country's top judges, including the chief justice, who challenged his decision to remain head of the army while also being president.
Agitation is normal in every society, but the way to go about it is to tread cautiously. Buhari should know that this is not 1984 [when the President ruled as a military dictator]." He added "Using brute or suppressive force is not democratic.