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Breaking News: President Muhammadu Buhari Appoints New COAS

Following the death of Lieutenan-General Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a Kaduna air-crash along with 10 other military officials on Saturday, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. This is according to a statement signed by military spokesperson Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu. Prior to his appointment Major-General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre […]

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Why President Buhari did not attend the COAS Burial Ceremony

Why President Buhari did not attend the COAS Burial Ceremony A lot of reactions has spurred up over the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo at the funeral ceremony, of Late Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers who died in an air crash. Many Nigerians have condemned the action and described it as ‘lack of empathy.’ Recently, Mallam Garba […]

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