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Others affected are Maj.-Gen. FO Omoigui from AHQ Department of Training and Operations to Headquarters Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE Maiduguri as Deputy Theater Commander, while Maj.-Gen. IO Ehiorobo moves from NA School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering to Headquarters NA as Commander, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. They fought in the Far East during the war. Signal Regimental Commanders Course Nigerian Army Signal. At least 18 Nigerian Army generals have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), military sources told Channels Television on Sunday. Also, Col. AF Maimagani remains in Headquarters Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic) as Acting Director Chaplain. In the chain of command, the Chief of Army Staff reports to the Chief of Defence Staff, who in turn, reports to the Defence Minister, accountable to the President of Nigeria.   According Mr Musa, all the postings and appointments take effect from July 20, 2020. 1. Enugu, Nigeria. (vitag.Init = window.vitag.Init || []).push(function(){viAPItag.display("vi_949932995")}). Nigeria: 18 Army Generals Contract Covid-19 - allAfrica.com … Twelve U.S. Army Soldiers share tactics and training with a little over 200 Nigerian Army Soldiers from 26th Infantry Battalion in a remote military compound four hours north of the capital in Jaji. Below is the breakdown of the … Top generals that the Nigerian army has produced include Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo, a one time military head of state and a two-time democratic president elected to rule the country from 1999 to 2007. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Their aim: to … The infected military officers were said to have had contact with late Major General Olu Irefin, who died from COVID-19 complications last week. Maj.-Gen. AB Ibrahim was moved from AHQ Department of Training and Operations to Defence Space Administration as Director Support Services, while Brig.-Gen. IO Adewa was appointed as Acting Managing Director at NA Properties Limited. Full List Of Newly Promoted Senior Nigerian Army Officers. Meet Major General Rogers Nicholas, new Lafiya Dole commander, who’s fluent in Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba Maj Gen. Rogers Ibe Nicholas was born on 12 June 1962 to the family of Chief and Lolo Nicholas Ibe in Kaduna. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has warned generals against staging any coup. This Christmas season I had intended to engage in a critical investigation of religion given the powerful theological si... By Douglas Anele In spite of efforts to clean up the electoral process, rigging, violence and electoral manipulation of... 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Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is a Nigerian politician who has been president of Nigeria since 2015. Brigadier General Sani Mohammed moves from Department of Administration to Depot Nigerian Army as Acting Commandant, Brigadier General Kevin Aligbe is … var adx_adsvr_adspace_id="3985"; SOCIALS. Major General Idris Alkali (Retd) has been missing for weeks and the military … The late general was the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 6 Division of the Army in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. In a valedictory speech, Maj.Gen. However, others who were in the nation’s capital have yet to take the test for the virus. The result is the Nigerian Army's Cyber Warfare Command: According to reports, 150 IT trained officers and men drawn from the corps and services in the Nigerian Army. Nigerian Army soldiers stand at a base in Baga on August 2, 2019. The Chief of Army Staff is the highest ranking military officer of the Nigerian Army. The Nigerian Army will mark this year’s Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) from 29 June – 7 July 2018 at Monguno Borno State. TEXT AD: To advertise here . - Intense fighting between a regional force and the Islamic State group in West Africa (ISWAP) has resulted in dozens of deaths, including at least 25 soldiers and more than 40 jihadists, in northeastern Nigeria. VIDEO: The Abuja airport community lacking electricity, schools, hospital, My govt has purchased 23 new aircraft for Nigerian Air Force – Buhari, Four passengers die, 10 injured in Benin-Auchi road accident, After four years, Britain reaches Brexit deal with EU, Court admits Olisa Metuh to N250 million bail, Buhari approves redeployment of 9 Perm Secs, COVID-19: Expert urges Africa to invest in vaccine development, NYSC Orientation Camps Address Nationwide, Nigeria’s Federal/States’ Budgets since 2005. HURRY!!! READ ALSO: Nigerian Army redeploys nine generals. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has approved new postings and appointments of 37 generals and five colonels to different formations and units. NAOWA ENROLLS WIDOWS FOR SKILLS ACQUISITION. var adx_adsvr_adspace_vAppRoot="https://ads.dochase.com/adx-dir-d/"; PRESS RELEASE: NIGERIAN ARMY DAY CELEBRATION 2018. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. They fought in the Far East during the war. NEWS DIGEST – The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of 421 of its top officers to new ranks. Nigerian Army officers have served as chiefs of defence in other countries, with Brigadier General Maxwell Khobe serving as Sierra Leone chief of staff in 1998–1999, and Nigerian officers acting as Command Officer-in-Charge of the Armed Forces of Liberia from at least 2007. The Nigerian Army will mark this year’s Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) from 29 June – 7 July 2018 … The officers were eight Major-Generals and three Brigadier-Generals who retired between 2013 and 2015. Nigerian Army, DICON Set to Produce Military Hardware, Defence Equipment. The Nigerian Army has filed papers at the registry of the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry probing the alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20. Updated September 29, 2018 The Nigerian Army has recovered the vehicle of a missing military general inside a pond in Jos South Local Government Area … Major General Mohammed was reinstated in January 2016 and is waiting to be assigned a post. According to the sources, the affected senior army officers were attendees of the 2020 Chief of Army Staff Annual Conference, at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre in Abuja. ): Ministry of Defence, March 2018 April 2018: Major-General Jonathan J. Cole (late Royal Signals): Director, Information (Army), April 2018 (9/1967; 53) May 2018: Major-General Gary C. Deakin (late Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment): It was probably one of the most rugged vehicles ev... By Rasheed Sobowale The Federal Government of Nigeria in its bid to stem criminal activities has through the Nigeria Com... By Peter Egwuatu The stock market Monday recorded a new high after five months of low activity as the benchmark index, N... By Juliet Umeh The American Business Council and the US Chamber of Commerce’s US-Africa Business Center, USAfBC, recentl... By Owei Lakemfa AN old friend and fellow journalist, Ya’u Shehu Darazo, called me in 2006 asking if I could arrange a me... Ogbeh, former Minister of Communications under President Shagari and of Agriculture under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, was... By Dele Sobowale Thomas Paine, 1737-1809, said it first. "It is heart-warning however, to note that very significant progress has been made in the fight against terrorism. Nigerian Army 80 RRI Screening Date and Examination Centres 2020/2021. Visit our. Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday. Jan 2018 – Mar 2018 3 months. Diabetes Permanent Solution! Filed in News, Nigerian Army Current News by Editorial Staff on November 6, 2020 ADS! Nigerian Army redeploys 399 Generals. He hails from Umuaku in Alaeze Autonomous Community in Mbaitoli LG of Imo state. The Nigerian army has cited a video of US President Donald Trump, in which he says soldiers should respond with force to migrants throwing stones, to … Maj.-Gen. MO Enendu from Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre moves to NA College of Logistics as Commandant, while Maj.-Gen. GS Abdullahi moves from DHQ to Land Forces … The coup started by Aguiyi-Ironsi and his army killing the highest rank politicians in the North and West of the country (including Balewa, the first Prime Minister). General Tukur Yusuf Buratai will on April 12 th 2018 launch the updated Army headquarters directives on standing rules of engagement, use of force as well as detention and interrogation.. General Officer Commanding. Classified. Maj.-Gen. FO Agugo was redeployed from 6 Division NA Port Harcourt to Headquarters NA Signal Corps Apapa Lagos as Corps Commander Signals, while Maj.-Gen. M Mohammed was moved from Signal Corps Apapa Lagos to Office of the COAS as Special Adviser NA University Biu. Maj.-Gen. MH Magaji was redeployed from NA Amour School to Headquarters NA Armour Corps as Commander, while Maj.-Gen. MA Masanawa moves from DHQ to NA Ordinance School Lagos as Commandant. Also, Maj.-Gen. AM Dikko was moved from Administrative Staff College of Nigerian Badagry to NA Training Centre Kontagora as Commander, while Maj.-Gen. Similarly, Brig.-Gen. KA Kazir has been posted from Headquarters NA Engineers to Headquarters 43 Engineers Brigade as Commander, while Brig.-Gen. MU Abdullahi moves from NA Intelligence and Cyber Warfare School to 58 Signal Brigade as Commander. Sep 2016 – Dec 2017 1 year 4 months. The vehicle was in a pond at Dura Du, but it is unclear if it was empty. ALAN Durning in his book, How Much Is Enough? Thereafter, all the officers who attended the conference, their wives, and other members of their families who live with them, have been directed to isolate themselves for a week by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. Signals Communications and Operations. Military/Defence; by globalsentinelnews1 - November 30, 2018 December 1, 2018 0. The event which is entirely a military event but will however be symbolically witnessed by select members of the organized human rights community. At least 18 Nigerian Army generals have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), military sources told Channels Television on Sunday. Others appointments according to Army spokesperson are, Col. B Sarki from Defence Intelligence College to 6 Military Intelligence Brigade as Acting Commander, while Col. KO Ogunsoya moves from DHQ to Headquarters Directorate of Army Public Relations as Chief of Staff. ... the Army generals have turned it into a business for their selfish interest. The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna, is one of the first of two Military Universities in Nigeria.Nigerian Army University established in 2018 in Biu, Borno State is the other military university though it does not offer military training. 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