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OPINION: Buhari Should Send The Outgoing Service Chiefs To This 4 Countries To Serve As Ambassadors

Yesterday, the presidency announced the appointment of the now-retired service chiefs as non-career ambassador designates, and the names were forwarded to the national assembly for approval. This move comes as a result of a nationwide clamor from Nigerians who had called for the removal of the service chiefs owing to the incessant killings and the terrorist activities throughout the country. The four service chiefs, General Abayomi Olonisakin (Chief of Defence Staff), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai (Chief

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Buhari Should Send The Outgoing Service Chiefs To This 4 Countries To Serve As Ambassadors

POLITICS

Hours After Nigerian Air Force Acquired New Fighter Jet, See What Governor Elrufai Said About It

The Nigerian Air Force has purchased a new fighter jet to combat Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in the country's northern region.The fighter jet is known as the A-29 Super Tucano and is decorated in a jungle painting.

  1 year ago ago
Hours After Nigerian Air Force Acquired New Fighter Jet, See What Governor Elrufai Said About It

POLITICS

OPINION:3 Possible Reasons Buhari Gave Past Service Chiefs Appointment Which Many People Do Not Know

President Muhammadu Buhari sometimes takes some actions that will leave many Nigerians wondering why he took such actions amid reactions from members of the public. Just last week, he announced the replacement of the service chiefs with the appointment of new ones. That decision came very late after calls for him to do so since. He did not yield to the calls by Nigerians including the National Assembly. He insisted on having them there until when he feels it was time to do so. Now, it is only seven days after

  1 year ago ago
OPINION:3 Possible Reasons Buhari Gave Past Service Chiefs Appointment Which Many People Do Not Know

POLITICS

An open letter from Omoyele Sowore to Nigerians in diaspora over ex-service chiefs as ambassadors

After some weeks of nominating the ex-service Chiefs as ambassadors, It has been reposted that the Nigerian Senate has confirmed the immediate past service chiefs as Nigerian ambassadors.Their confirmation as the new ambassadors followed a report presented to the upper chamber for consideration by Muhammed Bulkachuwa.

  1 year ago ago
An open letter from Omoyele Sowore to Nigerians in diaspora over ex-service chiefs as ambassadors

POLITICS

President Buhari Appoints General Buratai and Other Immediate Past Service Chiefs as Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate for the confirmation of the appointment of the immediate past service chiefs as 'non career' ambassadors. The immediate past service chiefs are, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (Rtd), Chief of Army Staff; Gen. Abayomi Olanisakin (Rtd), Chief of Defense Staff; Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Chief of Naval Staff; Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), Chief of Air Staff. As non career ambassadors, they are recognized by the selfless service they rendered to the

  1 year ago ago
President Buhari Appoints General Buratai and Other Immediate Past Service Chiefs as Ambassador

POLITICS

Buhari Rewards Sacked Service Chiefs With New Appointments

While Nigerians shouted themselves hoarse for a long time over the perceived ineffectiveness of the recently sacked service chiefs, President Muhammadu Buhari may actually have a different opinion of them. Just a little over a week after Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, Vice Admiral Ibok- Ete Ibas, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Usman were sacked as service chiefs and retired from the military, President Buhari has rewarded them with ambassadorial appointments. This was disclosed on Thursday

  1 year ago ago
Buhari Rewards Sacked Service Chiefs With New Appointments

POLITICS

Implications Of Nominating Past Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has today forwarded names of the immediate past service chiefs and the head of the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) for consideration by the national assembly as non-career ambassadors-designate. For the avoidance of doubt, The nominees are: Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (Rtd), Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd). You will recall that it was only

  1 year ago ago
Implications Of Nominating Past Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate

POLITICS

Billions Approved For Buratai, Olonisakin, Other Service Chiefs To Buy Weapons Unaccounted For

The Nigerian government says a huge amount of money approved for the purchase of weapons under the former service chiefs cannot be accounted for.

  1 year ago ago
Billions Approved For Buratai, Olonisakin, Other Service Chiefs To Buy Weapons Unaccounted For

POLITICS

President Buhari Nominates Immediate Past Service Chiefs As Ambassadors

The president has sent names of the immediate past service chiefs to the senate for an ambassadorial consideration. Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin, the immediate past chief of army staff is on the nomination list.  The other names on the list are: Vice Admiral Ibok-Eke Ibas, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal S. Usman (Rtd), they all made the list. The President has sent a letter containing these names to the senate president, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawal, requesting for these names

  1 year ago ago
President Buhari Nominates Immediate Past Service Chiefs As Ambassadors

POLITICS

How Governor Elrufai Reacted After NAF Acquired New Fighter Jet To Fight Boko Haram & Bandits

The Nigerian Air Force has acquired a new fighter jet to fight against Boko Haram insurgents and bandits in the Northern part of the country.The fighter jet is named A-29 Super Tucano and it is painted in jungle painting.

  1 year ago ago
How Governor Elrufai Reacted After NAF Acquired New Fighter Jet To Fight Boko Haram & Bandits

POLITICS

See What Reno Omokri Said About Burutai's Nomination By Buhari As An Ambassador Designate.

Political Activist, Reno Omokri has reacted to the recent nomination of the former Chief of Army Staff, Burutai as Ambassador Designate by President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that some hours ago, President Muhammadu Buhari had forwarded the names of the immediate past Service Chiefs to the Senate as non-career Ambassadors-Designate. In a letter to the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, Muhammadu Buhari had given out five (5) names of nominees which are Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt

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See What Reno Omokri Said About Burutai's Nomination By Buhari As An Ambassador Designate.

POLITICS

Trouble Looms As Buratai, Other Ex-service Chiefs Under Investigation Over Billions Meant For Weapons Acquisition

President Muhammadu Buhari had in January, 2021 sack the military service chiefs before going on to appoint them as Ambassadors in March 2021.

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Trouble Looms As Buratai, Other Ex-service Chiefs Under Investigation Over Billions Meant For Weapons Acquisition

POLITICS

Buratai's Nomination: The plan's to give him diplomatic immunity so he can’t be arrested by ICC~Reno

REER AMBASSADORs  President Muhammad Buhari has nominated Buratai And four others as non-career Ambassadors. Femi Adesina publicised that President Muhammad Buhari has nominated the former service Chiefs as non-career Ambassadors. He has forwarded the names to national assembly. The nominees are: Gen Abayomi G. Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Y. Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd), and Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S. Usman (Rtd).. Femi Adesina is the Special Adviser

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Buratai's Nomination: The plan's to give him diplomatic immunity so he can’t be arrested by ICC~Reno

POLITICS

Nigerian Senate has confirmed the immediate past Service Chiefs as non-career ambassadors

The latest news making the rounds is that the Nigerian Senate has finally confirmed the appointment of the immediate past Service Chiefs as non-career ambassadors.The Senate confirmed the nomination of the former Service Chiefs following consideration of the report of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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Nigerian Senate has confirmed the immediate past Service Chiefs as non-career ambassadors

POLITICS

After Buratai, Ex-service Chiefs Resigned, See What Was Reported Missing Under Their Watch

The Adviser to Maj.-Gen Babagana Monguno (retired), said that some money for arms purchases to boost the nation's anti-terror fight was missing under the administration of the ex-service officials.

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After Buratai, Ex-service Chiefs Resigned, See What Was Reported Missing Under Their Watch

POLITICS

Northern youths demand probe of NSA Monguno's corruption allegation against Buratai, others

The Northern Youths Movement (NYM) has demanded immediate investigation of the allegation of missing arms funds made by the National Security Adviser, (NSA), General Babagana Monguno (rtd), against the immediate past Service Chiefs.

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Northern youths demand probe of NSA Monguno's corruption allegation against Buratai, others

POLITICS

BREAKING: Buratai & Others Have Been Confirmed By The Nigerian Senate As Non-Career Ambassadors.

Few weeks ago, Buhari took Nigerians by surprise when he replaced the Service Chiefs whose tenure were overdue and the move was applauded by many Nigerians.

  1 year ago ago
BREAKING: Buratai & Others Have Been Confirmed By The Nigerian Senate As Non-Career Ambassadors.

POLITICS

Buratai, Olasakin, Other Ex-service Chiefs To Forfeit Salaries As Nigerian Ambassadors

SaharaReporters recently confirms that the 2017 draft agreement make provision that Buratai, Olonisakin, former Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (retired) and former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (retired) cannot receive a salary from any government office they hold. Former Chief of Defense Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai

  1 year ago ago
Buratai, Olasakin, Other Ex-service Chiefs To Forfeit Salaries As Nigerian Ambassadors

POLITICS

Senate confirms immediate past service chiefs ambassadors

The senate on Wednesday 23rd of February the ex service chiefs as non career ambassadors - designate .

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Senate confirms immediate past service chiefs ambassadors

POLITICS

Today's Top Headlines: Senate Confirms Ex-Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Ex-Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of immediate former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors- designate.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Top Headlines: Senate Confirms Ex-Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors