Deceased soldier’s family demands son’s 19 years allowances
Family members of the late Army Corporal, Moses James, who died in active service in the United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL), on July 30, 2002 have called on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-General Farouk Yahaya ...
Chief of Army Staff donates vehicles to sergeant majors
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has empowered Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSM) of the Nigerian Army with vehicles to enhance their functionality in the war against terrorism. General Yahaya handed over keys and official documents of a brand new Toyota Hilux to the Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) of Headquarters 7…
Buhari decorates Chief of Army Staff with new rank
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya with a new rank of Lieutenant General. Buhari was assisted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The ceremony which took place at 10: 00 am at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, was attended by top military brass including the Chief of Defence Staff,…
Leaking roof disrupts senate sitting
It was a moment of embarrassment for senators, yesterday, as leaks from the roof of the National Assembly building disrupted plenary session.
Army boss Farouk Yahaya gets Senate's confirmation
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as substantive Chief of Army Staff. The confirmation came after the consideration of the report of the Joint Committee on Defence and Army which was laid by the joint chairman, Senator Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto North) during plenary. Wamakko had indicated that the joint committees found…
Service chiefs, IGP storm Maiduguri ahead Buhari’s visit
Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Maiduguri, Borno State, today, to assess the security situation in the North East, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has arrived the state capital with other service chiefs.
Senate gets N895 Billion Supplementary Budget Bill
The Senate has confirmed receipt of N895 billion Supplementary Budget Bill from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari stresses need for synergy of forces to end insecurity
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the need for synergy among the armed forces in the country, to quickly end the prevailing insecurity in the land. Buhari spoke when he received the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Farouk Yahaya.....
Buhari receives new COAS, Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, at Aso Villa
President Muhammadu Buhari has formally received the new Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.