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Where is the swagger stick of Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali?

At every Independence Day anniversary in Nigeria, the tradition has always been for the Federal Government to roll out activities for the celebration which will culminate in the grand finale on the main day. Sometimes, the programme can last for one week while in some other cases, it can last for three days.

  8 months ago ago
Where is the swagger stick of Inspector General of Police Usman Alkali?

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2 Nigerian Former Chiefs Of Army Staff From Abia State.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Army. The position is often occupied by the most senior commissioned officer appointed by the President of Nigeria. Following the death of COAS Attahiru Ibrahim. [3] on the 21st of May, 2021, Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya.

  11 months ago ago
2 Nigerian Former Chiefs Of Army Staff From Abia State.

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Today's Headline: Nigerian Army Not Train To Fight Bandits~CDS, Army To Fly Wounded Soldiers Abroad

Nigerian Army Not Trained To Fight Bandits~CDS Amid continuing deterioration of worsening insecurity, the Nigerian Army has explained why it is playing catch-up with bandits, Boko Haram, and ISWAP terrorists. Specifically, the army stated that the federal government did not train its soldiers to fight asymmetric warfare.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headline: Nigerian Army Not Train To Fight Bandits~CDS, Army To Fly Wounded Soldiers Abroad

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INSECURITY: The Decision Of The Military To Work With Retired Officers Is A Proof That Old Is Gold

According to a report from Sahara Reporters, The Nigerian Armed Forces are collaborating with retired soldiers to combat killer herdsmen, bandits, unknown gunmen, and Boko Haram terrorists. According to the Chief of Defence Staff, Lucky Irabor, the Nigerian Armed Forces are collaborating with retired soldiers to combat killer herdsmen, bandits, unknown gunmen, and Boko Haram terrorists.

  10 months ago ago
INSECURITY: The Decision Of The Military To Work With Retired Officers Is A Proof That Old Is Gold

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The Cause Of The Military Aircraft Crash which Killed The Chief Of Army Staff Has Been Discovered

On Friday evening, the nation lost one of its finest men including the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru in a aircraft crash, which left many wondering what was the cause of the crash of the aircraft. According to the defence headquarters, bad weather caused the military aircraft crash that killed the Chief of Army Staff and 10 others.

  1 year ago ago
The Cause Of The Military Aircraft Crash which Killed The Chief Of Army Staff Has Been Discovered

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Today's Headlines: Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity -Irabor; Military confirms killing Abu

Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity, the military won't stop him — Chief of Defence Staff Irabor It is quite true that a lot of people have pushed for the arrest of the controversial Islamic scholar Ahmad Gumi but Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has said that Gumi should not be hated because he is playing his part to tame the menace of insecurity in the country and would not be stopped by the military.

  8 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity -Irabor; Military confirms killing Abu

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President Buhari's Meeting With Service Chiefs Should Tighten Security In Nigeria.

President Buhari today, received briefings from the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, and other security chiefs on the efforts they have made so far to tackle insecurity in the country. The meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the First Lady's office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

  10 months ago ago
President Buhari's Meeting With Service Chiefs Should Tighten Security In Nigeria.

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President Buhari Reacts To The Death Of COAS, Pays Tribute On Social Media

The Nigeria chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru lost his life in a tragic plane crash in Kaduna state on Friday, May 21st, 2021.The plane crash was reported to have happened near the Kaduna state international airport.According to the information gathered from reliable sources, the ill-fated aircraft was enroute Kaduna from Abuja.

  1 year ago ago
President Buhari Reacts To The Death Of COAS, Pays Tribute On Social Media

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RECORD BREAKER- Nigerian Octogenarian Flag Designer Unveils The World's Largest Flag

The world largest flag which covers an area of 3,275.6 square meters with a length of 75.3 meters and a width of 43.5 meters, has been unveiled in Nigeria in a private event that took place at the Polo Ground in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital on Thursday. Before the unveiling of the flag, the largest flag in the Guineas world record was the United Arab Emirate flag, which covered an area of 2,448.6 square meters.

  1 year ago ago
RECORD BREAKER- Nigerian Octogenarian Flag Designer Unveils The World's Largest Flag

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General Irabor Reacts To The Attack On NDA And The Killing Of Military Officers By Bandits

It was reported yesterday that a group of armed bandits invaded the Nigerian Defence Academy and killed some military operatives. This attack has generated a lot of controversy among Nigerians. Based on that note, the Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has decided to react.

  10 months ago ago
General Irabor Reacts To The Attack On NDA And The Killing Of Military Officers By Bandits

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Today's Headlines: We can't defeat terrorist with old equipment– Defense Chief, APC Summons Lai

We can't defeat terrorists with old equipment- Defense Chief The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, while speaking at the Regimental Dinner which was created to honour the graduating students of the senior course of 43 Army Forces command and staff college, said that there is a need for the tools, equipment the military uses in fighting terrorists to be renewed.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We can't defeat terrorist with old equipment– Defense Chief, APC Summons Lai

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“So, What Do They Do With Their Trainings?” - Twitter User Reacts To Chief Of Defence Statement

The chief of defence has said that Nigerian soldiers are not well trained to fight bandits and Boko Haram. The Chief of Defence staff said that the Nigerian government didn't train its soldiers to fight in an asymmetric warfare, adding that new tactics need to be embraced because of asymmetric security threats in the country.

  11 months ago ago
“So, What Do They Do With Their Trainings?” - Twitter User Reacts To Chief Of Defence Statement

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ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi is dead - General Lucky Irabor

Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has confirmed the death of the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) , Abu Musab Al-Barnawi. Al-Barnawi was the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who launched a war against the Nigerian state. Al-Barnawi was previously the spokesperson for the terrorist group before he later became ISWAP leader following the death of Abubakar Shekau.

  8 months ago ago
ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi is dead - General Lucky Irabor

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It Is Time To Get Over Shock Of Plane Crash- Chief Of Defence Staff

General Lucky Irabor, the Chief Of Defence Staff has urged officers and other men of the Nigerian Armed Forces to be strong and not allow the recent tragedy that befell the Nigerian Army to affect their morale.Recall that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military personnel were involved in a fatal air crash last Friday.

  1 year ago ago
It Is Time To Get Over Shock Of Plane Crash- Chief Of Defence Staff

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What's Next Now That The Nigerian Military Has Declared ISWAP Leader, Abu Musab Dead?

Following the series of positive results the Nigerian military has been witnessing lately amid its efforts to eradicate insecurity and insurgency in the country, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has come out recently to confirm that the notorious leader of the ISWAP terrorist sect, Abu Musab is dead.

  8 months ago ago
What's Next Now That The Nigerian Military Has Declared ISWAP Leader, Abu Musab Dead?

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PHOTOS: Remains Of Late General Attahiru And 10 Other Officers Buried Amidst Tears

It was an atmosphere of very strong emotions at both the Protestant Church at the Air Force Base and the National Central Mosque, as Military officers and grieving family members awaited the arrival of the remains of their loved ones and colleagues who had died in the plane crash that happened on Friday in Kaduna.

  1 year ago ago
PHOTOS: Remains Of Late General Attahiru And 10 Other Officers Buried Amidst Tears

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Nigerian military can only put an end to political agitation for one reason - Defence Chief, Irabor

General Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), has declared that it is not the military's responsibility to put down agitations because they are political and constitutionally permitted. Irabor, on the other hand, stated that the only reason the armed forces would not tolerate some agitations is if violence is used to achieve such agitations.

  11 months ago ago
Nigerian military can only put an end to political agitation for one reason - Defence Chief, Irabor

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Nigerian Military Can Only Stop Political Agitations For One Reason – Defence Chief, Irabor Reveals

General Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), has indicated that it is not the military's responsibility to put down agitations because they are political and constitutionally permitted. Photo Credit To Google Irabor, on the other hand, stated that the only reason the armed forces would not tolerate some agitations is if violence is used to achieve such agitations.The military and other security forces, according to Irabor, will not allow the country to be overtaken by violence.

  11 months ago ago
Nigerian Military Can Only Stop Political Agitations For One Reason – Defence Chief, Irabor Reveals

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Chief Of Army Staff And 10 Others Feared Dead In A Plane Crash In Kaduna State

Plane crash in Kaduna State near the states international airport killing chief of army staff Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others. Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru in company of his entourage, were on official trip from Abuja to Kaduna, before they were cut up in an air mishap. It is gathered that the unfortunate incident occurred due to inclement weather.

  1 year ago ago
Chief Of Army Staff And 10 Others Feared Dead In A Plane Crash In Kaduna State

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President Buhari Presides Over Security Meeting (photos)

As insecurity across the country continue to take the turn for the worse, president Muhammadu Buhari today, September 7, meet with the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Newspremises reports. The president presided over the meeting where he was briefed on recent security operations in different parts of the nation.

  9 months ago ago
President Buhari Presides Over Security Meeting (photos)