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.
Group accuses amnesty International others of emboldening terrorists
The God Bless Nigeria Group, a non-partisan organisation, has cautioned Amnesty International and other non-governmental organisations (NGOs), operating in the Northeast to desist from further compromising national security....
Major General Faruk Yahaya: What we know about Nigeria's new chief of army staff
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday named Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff. Yahaya, a major general, will replace the deceased Attahiru Ibrahim with immediate effect. The appointment comes six days after Attahiru and ten other military personnel died in an air crash while on an official trip to Kaduna State. As…
Buhari names Major-General Farouk Yahaya as new army chief
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has named Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff. Yahaya, a major general, will replace the deceased Attahiru Ibrahim with immediate effect. Prior to his appointment, Majo-General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the theatre commander of a military counter-terrorism unit…
The future does not belong to rogue herdsmen
At what point would it have occurred to General Ibrahim Attahiru, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), that he was actually on the last flight.
Military plane crashes, civil mishaps raise safety concerns
Deadly plane crashes in military operations and series of mishaps in its civil operations have raised fresh concerns over safety of the airspace in general.
HURIWA seeks end to airstrikes in Imo State
The Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the military aggression in the South East with specific reference to the reported airstrikes in Imo State.
Ceaseless rain of tributes for departed officers
The news of Friday’s military plane crash jolted many, considering just three months ago, a military plane crashed with the seven officers onboard died.
Remains of Attahiru, other victims of Friday's plane crash arrive Abuja
The remains of Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military Officers that died on Friday's plane crash has arrived the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja. The NAF C-130 touched ground around 10: 50 am. A senior Army personnel, who spoke to journalist on the condition of anonymity,…