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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday, hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the North East to strengthen the ongoing counter terrorism operations.
The Army Council has approved the promotion of 29 Brigadiers-Generals to Majors-General, 95 Colonels to Brigadiers-General, 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant-Colonel.
The Brigade Commander, 23rd Amour Brigade Yola, Bello Mohammed, says that seven policemen and two soldiers lost their lives within the past two months as a result of Numan sectarian crisis involving herdsmen and farmers.
Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.
The Spokesperson for the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Maj Gen John Enenche, and 398 other officers have been redeployed in a major posting and appointment released by the Nigerian Army on Friday.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Military will remain resolute in eradicating insurgency and militancy in the country.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, had said retirement in the Nigerian Army is a routine.
The Nigerian Army has redeployed eight top officials including six generals.
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Wednesday, sent the representatives of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, away from its hearing on a petition on “malicious” compulsory retirement of Lt. Col. Abdulfatai Mohammed by the military.
The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.
Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Donald Duke has cleared the air over a rumour that his running mate has resigned.
The Ogun Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has granted pardon to 68 inmates from the five prisons in the state.
The Federal Government is working toward early implementation of new minimum wage which has caused a lot of controversies in recent times, Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said.
Pope Francis plans to visit Bulgaria and Macedonia from May, the Vatican spokesman, Greg Burke, said on Thursday.
The United Nations (UN) and other stakeholders met and recommended that pastoralists should adopt global best practices of ranching as path to sustainable peace.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Sokoto says no fewer than 140,000 permanent voters’ cards are yet to be claimed by the electorate in the state
The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu, on Saturday said the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, should be held responsible “for breach of public peace and safety should there be a breakdown of the law and order in Ogun State” before the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that the results of the 2019 presidential election would be a reflection of the wish of the people.
President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent