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Nigerian Army retires 130 generals, colonels, others

There is rumble in the Nigerian Armed Forces, following the retirement from service of over 130, officers of the Nigerian Army.

Tukur Buratai: Newly promoted officers to move to North East

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.

Nigerian Army promotes 29 Major-Generals, 95 Brigadier-Generals, 106 Colonels

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.

231 senior army officers promoted

The breakdown of those elevated, according to a statement issued by the army Spokesman, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman on Tuesday shows that 29 Brigadier-Generals were elevated to Major-Generals and 95 Colonels to Brigadier-Generals.
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Suspected of having links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in mid-2016, 103 Turkish soldiers have been ordered to be detained.

Nigerian Army charges officers to apply managerial intelligence

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President Duterte sacks 20 over fraud in purchase of military medical supplies

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Terror attacks still likely in Abuja, other northern states – US, UK

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Nigeria Army charges newly promoted officers on strategic thinking

Maj. Gen. Benjamin Ahanotu, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigeria Army has charged newly promoted senior officers on strategic thinking and on solutions to the country’s security challenges.

Retirement, a routine in Nigerian Army – spokesman

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, had said retirement in the Nigerian Army is a routine.

Nigerian Army promotes 123 officers

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of 123 officers across various ranks.

Probe: Senate panel berates Army chief Tukur Buratai, rejects representative

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.

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