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Gen. Lucky Irabor

29 Jan
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has urged retired military officers to show understanding with the Federal Government in the effort to pay them the Security Debarment Allowance (SDA). Irabor made the call at the 42nd Anniversary Dinner of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) 28 Regular Course Welfare Association on Saturday in…
18 Dec
The Nigerian Army on Saturday, treated 62 retired and retiring generals to a regimental dinner and awards to honour them for their 35 years of meritorious service to the nation. The senior officers comprising 24 major generals and 38 brigadier generals are those who retired or due for retirement within 2022. The Chief of Defence…
15 Oct 2022
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Luck Irabor yesterday pointedly declared that no state governor in the country has the authority to acquire high caliber weapons for use by quasi security outfits in their jurisdiction.
30 Aug 2022
The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, described as appalling and worrisome a disclosure by Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, that more than half of the borders in the North-East and North-West of the country are unguarded.
10 Aug 2022
The military high command has confirmed the arrest of Owo Catholic Church bombers.
6 Mar 2022
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has solicited for the support of retired military officers for the armed forces and for the general development of the country.
23 Feb 2022
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, says there is no local government area in Nigeria under the control of Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists.
27 Jan 2022
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has sought cooperation of editors to defeat the insecurity ravaging parts of the federation.
22 Jul 2021
A security expert, Ona Ekhomu, yesterday, commended the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) for rescuing Flt. Lt. Abayomi Dairo, whose Alpha jet was shot down by bandits in Zamfara State.
29 May 2021
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, yesterday, played host to the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, in his office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
20 May 2021
Minister of Defence, Maj-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd.), has tasked all stakeholders in the country’s defence sector to be more dedicated and vigilant to curb insecurity.
18 Apr 2021
The Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), on Sunday, arrived in Maiduguri on an assessment visit, accompanied by the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor and Service Chiefs.


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