Nigeria’s new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Faruk Yahaya, has carried out a major transfer of officers manning strategic department.
Outgoing spokesman of the army, Brig. Gen. M. Yerima, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday.
Yerima explained that the shakeup was is in line with Yahaya’s vision to have a professional Nigerian Army ready to accomplish assigned missions within a joint environment in Defence of Nigeria.
Those affected include Major General FO Omoigui transferred from Headquarters Theatre Command, Operation HADIN KAI to Land Forces Simulation Centre, Nigeria and appointed Director General, Major General CG Musa moved from Nigerian Army Resource Centre to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Theatre Commander, Major General OR Aiyenigba moved from Defence Headquarters to Headquarters Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police and appointed Provost Marshal (Army) and Major General IM Jallo from Defence Space Administration to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI and appointed Deputy Theatre Commander 1.
Others affected in the posting included Brigadier General NU Muktar from Nigeria High Commission Islamabad to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Director of Procurement, Brigadier General O Nwachukwu from Defence Headquarters (Director Defence Information) to Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations and appointed Director, Brigadier General AE Abubakar from Department of Training and Operations (Defunct) to Headquarters 22 Brigade and appointed Commander, Brigadier General KO Ukandu from Office of the Chief of Army Staff (Director Procurement) to National Defence College and appointed Directing Staff, Brigadier General IB Abubakar from Nigerian Army Armour School to Army Headquarters Department of Army Operations and appointed Deputy Director Operations, Brigadier General AM Umar from Army War College Nigeria to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Chief of Staff to the Chief of Army Staff and Brigadier General AJS Gulani from Nigerian Army Armour School to Headquarters 24 Task Force Brigade and appointed Commander.
Others were Colonel KE Inyang from Headquarters Department of Army Logistics to Office of the Chief of Army Staff and appointed Military Assistant to the Chief of Army Staff, Colonel OO Braimah from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation HADIN KAI to Nigeria High Commission Islamabad and appointed Defence Attachee and Colonel IP Omoke from Office of the Chief of Army Staff to Defence Intelligence Agency and appointed Assistor Director Foreign Liaison/ Liaison Officer (Army).
Is she pregnant? Actress Tonto Dikeh’s protruding stomach in new video sparks pregnancy speculations
Nollywood actress and popular philanthropist Tonto Dikeh has sparked pregnancy speculations in a new video that emerged online.
The actress, who celebrated her birthday on 9th June, held a birthday dinner with former Imo state Governor Rochas Okoroacha in attendance.
Sharing the video of the event on her Instagram page, the single mother of one expressed appreciation to the senator for honouring her, showing her fatherly love and always available whenever she needs him.
She wrote: MY GRATITUDE GOES TO THE SENATOR OF THE FEDERATION & FORMER GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE, SENATOR ROCHAS OKOROCHA …. Thank you for showing me that fatherly love and always being there anytime i need you… May the almighty bless your large heart.
Reacting to the video, social...
The United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari government, that restricting the use of social media has no place in a democracy.
Blinken's words were contained in a statement on Thursday signed by his spokesman, Ned Price.
He condemned the suspension of micro-blogging site, Twitter, by the Buhari government.
“The United States condemns the ongoing suspension of Twitter by the Nigerian government and subsequent threats to arrest and prosecute Nigerians who use Twitter. The United States is likewise concerned that the Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission ordered all television and radio broadcasters to cease using Twitter.
“Unduly restricting the ability of Nigerians to report, gather, and disseminate opinions and information has no place in a democracy. Freedom of...
Buju has dropped the official music video for “Outside".
This one was shot by TG Omori.
Buju appears in many settings in the visuals, one of which was a holding area for patients living with mental health issues.
Another scene was quite similar to the “Avatar” movie’s blue motif.
Watch the video below: