Navy releases major posting of senior officers

The Nigerian Navy has released major postings of its senior officers following the recent appointment of new Service Chiefs. The major postings involved a total of 257 senior officers. The postings affected 60 rear admirals, 123 commodores and 74 captains. In a statement yesterday, by Naval spokesperson, Sulemanterr Dahun, “Rear Admiral Francis Isaac, formerly the […]

Nigerians Can’t Continue to Live in Fear, Says CDS

  President Buhari has decorated the new service chiefs with their new ranks with a charge for them to use the next few weeks to control the rising insecurity in parts of the country. He performed the ceremony inside the council chamber of the presidential villa, Abuja on Friday. The service chiefs and their new […]

Reps Task Service Chiefs Designate, IGP on Rescue of 42 abducted School Students, Staff, Relatives

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, urged the Service Chiefs designates and the Inspector General of Police to intensify efforts in the rescue of the 27 abducted school children and three staff of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara – Niger State. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion on the ‘Urgent […]

Despite opposition, Senate confirms ex-service chiefs ambassador-designates

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Four former Service Chiefs and a former Director of Defence Intelligence as ambassador-designates following their nominations by President Muhammadu Buhari. This Senate urged the President to post the newly-confirmed ambassador-designates to neighbouring countries like Chad, Cameroon and Niger, where there is an ongoing insurgency war. […]

South-East not fairly treated, Northern elders tell Buhari regarding service chiefs’ appointments

 0 From Okwe Obi, Abuja The Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CONEPD) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being unfair for excluding the South-East in the recent appointments of the federal Service Chiefs, describing it as an ‘injustice being done to the Igbo nation.” CONEPD National Coordinator Engr Zana Goni, in a statement, […]

Boko Haram welcomes new service chiefs to Maiduguri with strike

ON a day the newly-appointed service chiefs paid their first official visit to Borno State to assess the security situation, members of the Boko Haram sect invaded Chabal and some communities in Magumeri Local Government Area of the state, killed two policemen and abducted two others. The terrorists, it was gathered, also seized two operational […]

Don’t politicise security, Wike charges new service chiefs

Don’t politicise security, Wike charges new service chiefs Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has commended president Buhari for appointing new service chiefs for the country even though the appointments came late. The governor, in a statement from the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, charged the new appointees to see their appointments as an […]

Mixed reaction to appointment of new service chiefs

Chinelo Obogo; Chukwudi Nweje; Romanus Ugwu, Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Fred Itua, Abuja; Tony John, Port Harcourt;Noah Ebije, Kaduna; Geoffrey Anyanwu, Magnus Eze, Enugu and Eziomume Solomon, Nnewi.  Reactions have continued to trail the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari, with Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum and immediate past president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nina […]

With rising insecurity, Buhari bows to pressure and fires incompetent service chiefs – appoints new ones

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. President Buhari […]

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Boko Haram weaker now than in 2015 – Presidency

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja As the country marks the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Friday, the Presidency has declared that the activities of Boko Haram insurgents have been weakened compared to what obtained in 2015. This is even as it said that more than 2,403 criminals, including terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and criminals of other sorts, were […]

Kogi Deputy Gov. Onoja blasts Sowore over comment on daughter

Headlines

We must decentralise police, power now – El-Rufai

Categories

Nigerian Army secretly bombing, killing Igbos in Akwa Ibom: Nnamdi Kanu

Browse Africa & World Politics

Featuring Top 3/2077 of Africa & World Politics

Browse National Politics

Featuring Top 5/1094 of National Politics

I thank God I went to prison – Kalu

Browse NNP Columnists

Featuring Top 10/1453 of NNP Columnists

Plot to nail Tinubu before 2023 thickens as EFCC steps up probe

Advertisements

--

FEATURED VIDEOS

Anarchy spreading fast in Nigeria, former head of state sounds warning

ARCHIVES

April 2021
S M T W T F S
« Mar    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  

© 2021 New Nigerian Politics. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Designed by Gabfire Themes