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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.

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.

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.

Nigerian Navy elevates 78 officers

Seventy-eight senior officers of the Nigerian Navy, among whom, 18 Commodores, 40 Captains and 20 Commanders have been elevated to the next higher rank in the force, authorities of the Navy has revealed.

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 redeploys six top generals, two others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed eight top officials including six generals.

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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