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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.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

103 soldiers detained over botched coup

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

The military authorities have charged some Nigerian Army officers who ended a leadership development training in Lagos, to utilize the knowledge to manage the country’s security and socio-political challenges.
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President Duterte sacks 20 over fraud in purchase of military medical supplies

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines on Monday fired 20 people, including Colonels and a General, over accusations of fraud and graft in purchases of military medical supplies, his spokesman said on Monday, the latest step in a sweeping battle on graft.

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

The United States and the United Kingdom have insisted that the risk of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the Federal Capital Territory and other states remains high throughout the festive season.

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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Ekiti Assembly holds public hearing on local council finances

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SON cautions Nigerians against buying fairly used gas cylinders

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Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello (2nd right) presenting certificates, plaque and gifts to Onisarotu Oluwatoyin Adesina at the 2018 Pens Down Ceremony for 21 Permanent Secretaries. With them are the Head of Service of Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye (Left) and Alhaji Waliu Onibon (Right).

Lagos sends forth 21 retired permanent secretaries

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