The reformed poly-rhythmic outfit are sounding as ebullient as ever on "Madjafalao."
The 15-day state of emergency will allow authorities to increase security, impose a curfew, and restrict the movement of goods and people, according to an announcement on state television.
General Gilbert Diendere, a shadowy military official who served as a spy chief under ousted President Blaise Compaore, addressed the country on national television and said he was committed to giving authority back to the transitional government.
African mediators held talks with junta head General Gilbert Diendere, who reportedly plans to reinstate an interim government led by ousted President Michel Kafando.
The president claimed that Boko Haram has a new leader, and said the fight against the Nigerian militant group would be over "before the end of the year."
After National Union party leader Andre Mba Obame's death was announced on Monday, his youth supporters took to the streets of Libreville accusing the government of poisoning the former interior minister.
Hundreds of militants invaded the city of Gombe on Saturday and reportedly threw leaflets that called on locals to boycott Nigeria's upcoming national elections.
More than 3,000 people in total have been killed since the terror group has sought to impose an Islamic state in the region.
At the end of June, the UN held its annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. Yury Fedotov, head of the UN's Office on Drugs and Crime, gave a speech in which he mentioned that the cocaine trade in Africa is growing, "fueling...