The Armed Forces of Nigeria has serially witnessed an early compulsory retirement of senior military officers after subsequent appointment of their subordinates by successive governments.
The lawmaker representing Ado/ Okpokwu/ Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Philip Agbese, has described the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor (retd), as the rallying point for the military's success against terrorism. Agbese spoke to newsmen in reaction to Irabor's pulling out from the Armed Forces of Nigeria on Friday. The House of Rep…
The immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor (retd), has officially pulled out of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Irabor was appointed CDS in January 2021 and retired alongside others on June 19, following the appointment of new service chiefs by President Bola Tinubu. He bowed out at a ceremony held at the…
President Bola Tinubu stamped his imprimatur as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, yesterday, when he sacked the entire nation’s Service Chiefs, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Baba Alkali...
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has pledged military’s readiness and commitment to partner with Enugu State government towards security of life and property in the state.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, has reassured Nigerians of the military high command’s commitment to the entrenchment of democracy in the country. Irabor gave the assurance at the Regimental Dinner organised in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday night in Abuja as part of the activities lined up for the…
The Federal Government is committed to making the military a force to reckon with globally. President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave the reassurance at the commissioning of a nationwide secure Defence Headquarters (DHQ) communications network...
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has declared that Nigeria lacks the technological capability to develop and produce military equipment for the sustainable development of the country.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, says that President Muhammadu Buhari is happy with the troops' performance in the fight against insurgents in the North East.
The Nigeria Military has assured the Special Independent Investigative Panel on Human Rights Violations in the Counter Insurgency Operators in the North East (SIIP-NE) of its readiness to cooperate with the panel, including making available officers that might be needed in the course of the investigations. This was made known by the Tony Ojukwu Executive…
Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, has said 613 rehabilitated low-risk repentant terrorists will be transferred to their state governments for reintegration into the society.
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor says 613 rehabilitated low-risk repentant terrorists will be transferred to their state governments for reintegration into the society. Irabor made the disclosure during the fifth Stakeholders’ Meeting of Operation Safe Corridor (OPSC), on Thursday in Abuja. Represented by the Chief of Defence Training and Operation, Maj.-Gen.…