Tags : Chief of Defence Staff

Buhari Writes National Assembly, Seeks Confirmation Of Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the National Assembly seeking the confirmation of the Service Chiefs. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Mr Babajide Omoworare, said this in a statement on Friday, January 29, 2021. He said after nominating the Service Chiefs, President Buhari, in a letter dated […]

Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs and appointed new Officers as replacements. The new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff. This […]

Army Redeploys 210 Generals, 1,336 Others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 210 Generals and over a thousand of its Officers to various new positions in a major shakeup. In a list obtained by Channels Television on Saturday, January 9, 2021, a total of 1,546 Officers were redeployed. Besides the generals that were redeployed, 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains and 322 Lieutenants were […]

President Buhari Meets With Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a meeting with the service chiefs. The meeting is ongoing at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The service chiefs, led by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, arrived at the seat of power at about 8:50 am and proceeded […]