Happening now: Service Chiefs yield, appear before Reps

November 21, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Service Chiefs, Tuesday, are finally appearing before the House of Representatives to brief the lawmakers on the security sector. The lawmakers were last week left fuming after the military heads and the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun sent representatives to appear before them. The lawmakers did not allow the representatives of the security heads to make presentations Read More

Tinubu decorates new service chiefs, charges them to maintain teamwork

August 1, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Monday in Abuja decorated the newly-appointed service chiefs with their new ranks at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He charged them to maintain teamwork to ensure peace and stability in the country. The Senate had previously confirmed their appointments before the ceremony. The newly-inaugurated service chiefs are: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Read More

Breaking: Tinubu decorates new Service Chiefs

July 31, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Tinubu has decorated of the new Chief of Defense Staff, Major General Christopher Musa, alongside the Chiefs of Army Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, Cheif of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla and Chief of Air Staff Air Vice Marshall Hassan Abubakar. The president decorated the new service chiefs with their new ranks at his office. This is coming Read More

Service Chiefs: Military confirms retirement of generals

July 20, 2023 Content Editor 0

The military has confirmed the retirement of senior officers following the appointment of the Chief of Defence staff and Service. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had on 19 June appointed Major General Christopher Musa as Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla Chief of Naval Staff and  Air Vice Marshall Hassan Abubakar Read More

NAF holds Fly Out parade for former CAS Amao

July 15, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Saturday, held a Fly Out parade in honour of the immediate past Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao. The Fly Out is a ceremony usually organised by the Nigerian Air Force for exiting Chiefs after a successful service to the nation. The event which took place at NAF parade ground in Read More

Group welcomes speedy confirmation of Service Chiefs by NASS, hails Tinubu for making right choice

July 15, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A non-partisan advocacy group, the National Peace Advocate, NPA, has hailed the speedy confirmation of the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen. Christopher G. Musa and other Service Chiefs by the National Assembly describing it “as a welcome development.” NPA in a press release signed by its Commander Obinna Obiozor, said the quick confirmation is a testimony of the belief Read More

Happening now: Senate screens Service Chiefs [VIDEO]

July 13, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The screening of recently appointed Service Chiefs has commenced by the Nigerian Senate.  The Services Chiefs have arrived at the Senate chamber and are currently being screened. President Bola Tinubu had in a letter to the Senate read on Monday, requested that the Upper Chamber confirm the nomination of the Service Chiefs. Senate President Godswill Akpabio did not disclose when Read More

Governor Uba Sani moves to secure Kaduna, other states, meets with Service Chiefs

July 12, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

In keeping to his administration’s commitment to forging partnerships with security agencies in order to tackle current and emerging security threats in Kaduna state, Governor Uba Sani held separate meetings Tuesday with the Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Christopher Musa, Chief of Army Staff, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, and Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Hassan Abubakar. Hinting Read More

Breaking: Ribadu, Service Chiefs, IGP meet Tinubu [VIDEO]

July 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, has led new Service Chiefs and the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to a maiden meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The new set of security heads were two weeks ago appointed by the president . Among those in attendance are the Chief of Defence Staff Major General Christopher Read More

Breaking: Musa takes over as Chief of Defence Staff

June 23, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

Major General Christopher Musa has today taken over the command of the Armed Forces of Nigeria. General Musa took over command in a brief ceremony at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja on Friday.He took over from the former CDS General Lucky Irabor who retired from service. Details later……

Ogalla assumes command as Chief of Naval Staff

June 23, 2023 Content Editor 0

Rear Admiral Ikechukwu Ogalla has assumed office as the new Chief of Naval Staff. The outgoing Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo handed over all the symbols of the Navy to Ogalla at a brief ceremony held at the Naval Headquarters, Abuja.…Details later

Lagbaja takes over as 23rd Army Chief

June 23, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, has assumed command as the 23rd Army Chief with a pledge to discharge his responsibilities with fairness to all. General Lagbaja received the baton from the 22nd Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya (retd), during a ceremony at the Army Headquarters in Abuja on Friday. Lagbaja Read More

What Nigerians want from new service chiefs

June 23, 2023 Abdullahi. M. Gulloma 0

This week, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu approved the retirement of all service chiefs, the Inspector General of Police and the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service. The President appointed Maj-Gen. C. G. Musa, Chief of Defence Staff; Maj-Gen. T. A. Lagbaja, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral E. A. Ogalla, Chief of Naval Staff; AVM H. B. Abubakar, Chief of Air Read More

Bring ideas to crush obstacles, secure Nigerians, Afenifere tells service chiefs

June 22, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Wednesday, tasked the newly appointed security chiefs in Nigeria to come up with fresh ideas and fresh approaches that will crush all obstacles to safety and security of Nigerians. Afenifere gave the task in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Jare Ajayi. The organisation while lauding President Bola Read More

Pictures: Musa, Lagbaja, Ogalla, Abubakar… Meet the new CDS, service chiefs

June 20, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Bola Tinubu, Monday June 19, 2023, approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect. Here are the things to note about the newly appointed service chiefs Maj. Gen. C.G Musa Chief of Defence Staff Maj-Gen. Christopher Gwabin Musa was born Read More

Profiles of new CDS, Service Chiefs

June 19, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday appointed Major General Christopher Musa as the Chief of Defence staff (CDS), Maj. Gen. Toareed Abiodun Lagbaja as Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Rear Admiral Emmanuel. A Ogalla as Chief of Naval Staff (CHS) and Air Vice Marshal H.B Abubakar Chief of Air Staff (CAS). This was contained in a statement made available to Read More

Group hails appointment of Musa as CDS

June 19, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

A non- partisan advocacy group, the North-East Peace Advocacy Group, has hailed the appointment of Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa as the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), describing it as “well deserved.” The group said the new CDS being the winner of the highly coveted Collin Powel Meritorious Award for Soldiering for the year 2022, is poised to change Read More

2023: Agitation for power rotation ‘ll kill democracy – Hon. Jaji

October 13, 2021 Admin III 0

Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, is the immediate past Chairman, House Committee on Internal Security in the 8th Assembly. He also contested the APC governorship ticket in Zamfara during 2019 general elections. In this interview with BODE OLAGOKE, he speaks on the agitation for Southern Presidency, insecurity in the and the economy. What is your take on insecurity affecting the nation Read More

Breaking:Troops rescue Maj. Datong abducted at NDA

September 18, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army in conjunction with the Air Task Force, Department of State Services and other security agencies have resued Major CL Datong who was abducted at Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Permanent on 24 August 2021.A statement byA statement by Deputy Director Army Public Relations Col. Ezindu Idimah said Maj. Datong was rescued after exchanged fire with Read More

You’re already a failure, PDP mocks Buhari

August 21, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for saying he won’t leave office as a failure. Buhari, according to the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno, made the statement during a meeting with service chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. Reacting, the PDP described the statement as medicine after death, adding that the President Read More

Magashi assures on enhanced military equipment to end insecurity

August 6, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Minister of Defence Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (retd) has assured the Nigerian Armed Forces of government’s efforts towards galvanising their capabilities to deliver on national defence and security mandate. A statement by the minister’s media aide, Mohammad Abdulkadri, quoted Magashi as saying this Thursday at the commissioning of the fifty- six (56) blocks of flats and fifty-six (56 ) Read More

Security of lives, property top priority in 9th Senate – Senator Musa

June 20, 2021 Admin III 0

As part of activities to commemorate the second anniversary of the ninth Senate, the chairman Senate Committee on Senate Services, Senator Sani Musa, in this interview with ROSEMARY MORIBIRIN delves into a range of topics including the insecurity and measures towards restoring peace. How has the 9th Senate been able to manage its differences in cooperating with the executive? Right Read More