Buhari Appoints Buratai And Other Sacked Service Chiefs As Ambassador
President Buhari has today forwarded the names of the recently retired services Chiefs namely Gen Abayomi Olonisakin (Rtd ), Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd), Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas (Rtd), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar (Rtd) & Air Vice Marshal Mohammed S Usman (Rtd), to the Senate for approval as non-career Ambassadors-Designate.
It will be recalled that the service chiefs compulsorily retired last week.
Tinubu fires Service heads; appoints replacement
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect.The newly appointed Officers are:S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTSMallam Nuhu Ribadu - National Security AdviserMaj. Gen. C.G Musa - Chief of Defence StaffMaj. T. A Lagbaja - Chief of Army StaffRear Admirral E. A Ogalla - Chief of Naval StaffAVM...
Aisha Buhari: ECOWAS youth ambassador demands student’s release
Aminu Mohammed, a student at the Federal University in Dutse, Jigawa State, was detained by the police after posting on Twitter that she was "feeding fat on poor citizens' money," according to the office of the Economic Community of West African States Youth Ambassador, Richard Solomon. Solomon has called for Mohammed's immediate release.The youth ambassador for ECOWAS stated that citizens had the freedom to criticize the government without repercussions. "Citizens...
Nigerian Immigration Service Dismisses 8 Officers For Passport Extortion, 80 Other Personnel On Trial
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) said that for the past one year, it has dismissed its eight officers while no fewer than 80 others are on trial for engaging in illegal collection of fees (extortion) for the issuance of new passports and renewal of old ones to Nigerians.This was made known by the Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Comptroller of Immigration, Tony Akuneme, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.Akuneme said the dis...
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