Farouk Yahaya takes over as COAS, a forced retirement of ten top army generals looms

According to statistics, at least ten Major-Generals from the 35 and 36 Regular Courses are still serving in the Nigerian Army. About 10 Nigerian Army Major-Generals may have to retire from the service following the emergence of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the 22nd Chief of the Army Staff. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Yahaya on Thursday … Read more

Buhari’s absence from the late COAS Attahiru’s funeral has now been revealed by the presidency

The Presidency has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari did not attend the burial of Ibrahim Attahiru, the late Chief of Army Staff, and ten others in Abuja. On Saturday, May 22nd, the burial took place. Mr Buhari, according to the Presidency, required at least 48 hours of clearance before leaving the Presidential Villa for any … Read more