PRES. BUHARI APPOINTS MAJ. GEN FAROUK YAHAYA, AS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS). Prior to his appointment Major General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter … Continue reading PRES. BUHARI APPOINTS MAJ. GEN FAROUK YAHAYA, AS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA LOSES CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, TEN OTHERS IN AIR MISHAP

PRESS RELEASE ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA LOSES CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF AND TEN OTHERS IN AIR MISHAP It is with a heavy heart that the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) regrets to announce that this evening at about 1800 Hours, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru in company of his entourage, who were on official trip from Abuja to Kaduna, were involved … Continue reading ARMED FORCES OF NIGERIA LOSES CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, TEN OTHERS IN AIR MISHAP

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REDUCE ARMY INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS, GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW ARMY CHIEF, SAYS RIVERS HAS NO ASSOCIATION WITH SEPARATISTS GROUPS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has urged the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, to make a difference and stop Army involvement in politics. He said such call has become imperative owing to the despicable role played by the immediate past Chief of Army Staff who was not only grossly partisan but encouraged other Army officers to become political collaborators. Special Assistant … Continue reading REDUCE ARMY INVOLVEMENT IN POLITICS, GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW ARMY CHIEF, SAYS RIVERS HAS NO ASSOCIATION WITH SEPARATISTS GROUPS

NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE

PRESS RELEASE NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE EXERCISE CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE 1. The Nigerian Army is set to start its annual Exercise CROCODILE SMILE which is traditionally conducted in the last quarter of the year. This year’s Exercise CROCODILE SMILE VI is scheduled to commence from the 20th of October to the 31st of December 2020. 2. The Exercise is deliberately intended to … Continue reading NIGERIAN ARMY SETS TO COMMENCE OPERATION CROCODILE SMILE VI NATION WIDE

Borno: GOV ZULUM HAS ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH ARMY – Buratai

The Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has always been identifying with the Nigerian Army in the fight against insurgency in the northeast, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai declared at the combined 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarters Chief of Army Staff Conference held in Maiduguri on Tuesday. “At this point, I want to thank His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Borno State, Prof. … Continue reading Borno: GOV ZULUM HAS ALWAYS IDENTIFIED WITH ARMY – Buratai

Stronger Delta: OKOWA PLEDGES CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH MILITARY

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has pledged the state government’s continued partnership with the military and other security agencies to ensure peace and order in the state. Okowa made the pledge on Wednesday, September 9th, when Maj.-Gen. Olubunmi Irefin, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port-Harcourt, visited him at Government House, Asaba. He charged the army to sustain the current peace … Continue reading Stronger Delta: OKOWA PLEDGES CONTINUED PARTNERSHIP WITH MILITARY