Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for the compression of the number of states in the country from 36 to 12 to fast track the development of the country. Yesterday at the inaugural caucus conference of the Rescue Nigeria Project, in Abuja, Jega said the agitation for restructuring as a result of marginalisation and inequities in the management of the political affairs of the country as well as bad governance driven by incompetent, inept, inefficient and self-serving leadership among others.
Some people in the South East have the perception that late Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru was against the Igbos during his time as the Army Chief. I personally noticed it after the news broke that he died in the military plane crash that happened in Kaduna State.
Attahiru's "Plane Crash" Report To Be Revealed By AIB. Recently, AIB (Accident Investigation Bureau) announced that a preliminary report on the aircraft crash that killed General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other people will be out after one week. (Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria).
Nigerians will never forget the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who lost his life in a fatal plane crash that took place the penultimate Friday. The sad incident cost the lives of Attahiru and 10 other top military officials who embarked on that journey to Kaduna State with him.
Nigeria have lost so many dignitaries in the past and in recent times, but the death of the former Chief of Army Staff, General Attahiru, alongside other officers precisely on the 21st of May 2021, was indeed a tragic moment for Nigerians. According to reports from the Nigerian Army's Headquarter, the accident happened as a result of bad weather.
Senate confirms Ilaro poly upgrade to varsity Photo credit: Daily Times On Tuesday, the Senate approved the Federal Polytechnic in Ilaro, Ogun State, being upgraded to a university of technology. The development came after the third reading of a measure to establish the Federal University of Technology, Ilaro, and to Provide for Other Matters Connected Therewith.
As the occasion of the 8 day fidau prayers for Late General Ibrahim Attahiru has been observed, the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello has decided to pay Condolence visit to the family of the deceased. Governor Yahaya Bello who is also aspiring to become the next president of Nigeria comes 2023 decided not be left behind in the visits.
On the Thursday, 27th May 2021, President Buhari appointed Major Gen. Farouk Yahaya as new Chief of Army Staff. On Friday, the 28th day of May, the new COAS resumed duty officially. After the preliminary introduction to Senior Officers at the Army headquarters, he observed a one minute silence in honor of the Late Gen. Attahiru and other deceased Officers.
Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru was the late Nigerian Chief of Army staff who died in the May 2021 NAF air crash near Kaduna international airport. The late Army general was born on 10 August, 1966 in Doka, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna State. He was a graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy and Nigerian Army School of Infantry.
Reports have made it clear that some of the army generals, may be denied their duty and position following the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. Gen. Farouk was appointed as the new COAS by president muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 27, after the sudden death of Lt. Gen. Attahiru who died in a plane crash.
Prof Jega has track records in both academic and public offices, some Nigerians have been calling on him to contest for President of Nigeria come 2023. although he has not declared the intention to do so on any political platform. However, the University don possesses all the qualities of a good leader, and that puts him in a better position to win the presidential election on any political party he chose to contest.
Today's Headlines: We’ve Paid All N-Power Beneficiaries – FG, New COAS Pays Final Respects To Attahiru
We’ve paid all N-Power beneficiaries – FG The Federal Government on Thursday said all outstanding payments of the N-Power beneficiaries have been made. About 14,000 beneficiaries of the Batches A and B who were exited last year were not paid their five months allowances. Photo Credit To Google
Former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Attahiru Jega has expressed concern over the National Assembly's decision to exclude electronic results transmission from the Electoral Amendment Act Bill. He warns that using electronic voting without data transmission will produce no results. The former INEC Chairman made this known during a featured program on Channels Television entitled Sunday Politics.
Today's Headlines: Farouk Yahaya, pays final respects to Attahiru, FG Set To Pay N5,000 To 1m Workers
New COAS, Farouk Yahaya, pays final respects to Attahiru Photo Credit: Punch The new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has paid his final respects to his predecessor, the late Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru. According to the official Twitter account of the Nigerian Army, Farouk did this by signing the condolence register at the HQ Theatre Command of Operation HADIN KAI, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, Borno State.
Today's Headlines: Bandits Kill 4 In Fresh Attack In Kaduna, Senate Urges FG To Immortalise Attahiru
Bandits Kill Four In Fresh Attack In Kaduna: Photo Credit To Naija News Photo Credit To Google Goska, a community in the Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State has come under attack by heavily armed bandits, Naija News reports. Reports revealed that no fewer than four people have been killed and one person injured during the attack which happened a few moments ago.
Pray for Late Gen Attahiru and The Newly Apoointed COAS, Gen Yahaya- Izala Sect Leader Tells Muslims
The leader of Jumaatul Izalatul Bid'a Wa'ilamatus Sunna in Nigeria, Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau has called on Nigerian imams leading Congregational (Jum'uat) prayers across the country to offered a prayer to the soul of late Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Attahiru Ibrahim and other fallen army officers as well newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya.
Yahaya Pays Last Respect To Attahiru. The new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, has paid his last respect to his predecessor, late Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru. Attahiru and other military officers died in an air crash last Friday in Kaduna. They were buried the following day.
Major General Farouk Yahaya has been appointed the Chief of Army Staff in line with the military rule where a General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army becomes qualified for appointment as COAS. Major General Farouk Yahaya before his appointment was a GOC and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in the North East code named Operation HADIN KAI.
The Senior Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has again shown to the world that he is a patriotic Nigerian who believes that the country can be a better place for everyone to strive. Photo Credit: Google In a recent post on his Facebook page, the APC chieftain uploaded 19 pictures about Nigeia with a caption that reads, "for the benefit of doubt this is the look of my DP this morning in case you have forgotten.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) revealed that a preliminary report on the crash of a Military aircraft will be released within a week, which resulted in the death of the late Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others. Commissioner Akin Olateru made this known during a release of eight flight accident reports by the Bureau in Abuja on Thursday, July 8.