The project was inaugurated Friday by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, represented by Chief of Special Service and Programmes, Maj.-Gen. Emeka Onumajuru.
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Among those sacked “arbitrarily” by the Nigerian military authorities in 2016 were nine Major Generals and 10 Brigadier Generals
The governors of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe, who met under the auspices of North East Governors Forum (NEGF), said the collaboration was necessary to sustain the current gains recorded in the war against insurgents.
Maj.-Gen. Victor Ezeugwu, the acting Commander TRADOC Minna, made the call on Sunday at an inter-denominational church service to mark NADCEL 2021 of the Nigerian Army.
In a 13-minute long video obtained by PRNigeria, an army of terrorists belonging to the rival extremist groups reunited themselves, after they individually placed their hands atop one another, while chanting words of solidarity, to demonstrate their reuniting and togetherness.
Gbajabiamila, in a remark on Saturday at the end of the summit, said the quality of inputs and presentations received by various stakeholders was unprecedented.
According to Shehu, the President stayed away from the burial because he didn’t want to inconvenient road users.
The Special Assistant to the first lady on Media, Aliyu Abdullahi, said this on Sunday in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
The wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, on behalf of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari and herself, had been on regular visits to the wife of the late army chief, Fati Attahiru.
A former Deputy Director, Intelligence Management, Defence Intelligence Agency, Kuliya was Coordinator Joint Intelligence Centre, Op LAFIYA DOLE when Attahiru was the Theatre Commander in the North-East.
The Corps Marshal prays for the repose of the souls of the gallant officer and those of other officers and crew who died in the same ghastly air crash.
Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, conveyed the condolence message on behalf of the FEC on Saturday in Abuja.
In a condolence message on Saturday by his Media Office in Abuja, Asiwaju Tinubu condoled President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Army, the Defence Headquarters and families of the deceased military officers over the unfortunate incident.
Osinbajo’s condolence message was conveyed in a statement by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, on Saturday in Abuja.
This is as the party mourns the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military officers who died in the crash involving a Beachcraft 350 aircraft at the Kaduna International Airport on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Attahiru died along with 10 others in a plane crash on Friday evening in Kaduna State.
The Governor while reacting to the news of the death of the Army Chief and his entourage said it was a black Friday for the country as 11 gallant officers fell, making the third of such disaster involving military aircraft in the last few months.
The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
A shoot-on-sight directive, it noted, is tantamount to an order to extra-judicially exterminate innocent citizens, which it said runs contrary to all accepted conventions and protocols on the rules of engagement.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the president had on April 30 and May 4 met with the same security chiefs and heads of intelligence community as part of ongoing critical engagements meant to provide solutions to security challenges in the country.