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There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid has received the endorsement of retired military officers of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Air Force.
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 Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.
Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has begun moves to reconcile its aggrieved members across the five states of the South East geo-political zone of the country.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Spanish capital this summer as the Rojiblancos look to rebuild their backline.
Rafael Nadal took sole ownership of one record when he claimed a 12th French Open on Sunday, but says matching Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slams haul will not become an obsession.
Facebook will announce a new cryptocurrency this month, according to a report by The Information. Facebook employees who work on the project, called Libra, can choose to be paid in the cryptocurrency token instead of hard cash, the report says. Previous reports have suggested that a global launch would happen next year.
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season.