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Buhari Meets Security Chiefs Thursday
Buhari Meets Security Chiefs Thursday

Buhari Meets Security Chiefs Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will engage with Security Chiefs on Thursday to take an assessment of security developments across the country in the past few weeks. The President, according to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on Tuesday, is expected to receive... read more »

Reps Set To Deny President Buhari Sole Power To appoint, Sack Service Chiefs
Reps Set To Deny President Buhari Sole P...

Reps Set To Deny President Buhari Sole Power To appoint, Sack Service Chief...

The House of Representatives is undergoing the amendment to the Armed Forces Act 2004 which will strip the President of the exclusive right to appoint, remove and elongate the tenures of service chiefs. The amendment seeks to empower the Armed Forces Council to determine the qualification. This is... read more »

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday
BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with ...

BREAKING: Senate postpones Meeting with Service Chiefs, IGP to Thursday

The Senate on Tuesday shifted its proposed meeting with Service Chiefs, the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Inspector General of Police to Thursday. Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this at plenary. Lawan said the security chiefs, who are supposed to brief... read more »

House of Reps Commences Screening of Service Chiefs
House of Reps Commences Screening of Ser...

House of Reps Commences Screening of Service Chiefs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday commenced screening for the newly appointed Service Chiefs. It said the nation must do everything possible to get the issue of security right in memories of all those who have died in the fight against insecurity. Chairman of Committee on Defence and... read more »

Nigeria in a State of Emergency - Buhari to New Service Chiefs
Nigeria in a State of Emergency – ...

Nigeria in a State of Emergency – Buhari to New Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, told the nation’s new service chiefs that the nation is in a state of emergency, hence the need for them to be patriotic, and serve the country well. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke... read more »

20 Generals Face Retirement as Buhari Names New Service Chiefs

20 Generals Face Retirement as Buhari Names New Service Chiefs

At least 20 members of courses 34 and 35 may proceed on retirement as President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced a change of the country’s service chiefs. The reshuffling of the... read more »

BREAKING: Buhari Bows to Pressure, Sacks Service Chiefs, Appoints New Hands

BREAKING: Buhari Bows to Pressure, Sacks Service Chiefs, Appoints New Hands

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the service chiefs in the country, African News Today has gathered. Buhari appointed new officers to head the country’s security architecture and... read more »

Insecurity: Why Buhari Hasn’t Sacked Chiefs – Garba Shehu

Insecurity: Why Buhari Hasn’t Sacked Chiefs – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Medi and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the agitation for change of service chiefs is ‘out of place’. He disclosed this in an... read more »