House of Reps to confirm new service chiefs Tuesday 1
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House of Reps to confirm new service chiefs Tuesday

There are strong indications that the House of Representatives will on Tuesday confirm appointments of the new service chiefs nominated by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). It was reliably learnt on Saturday that the ad hoc committee set up by the House to screen the nominees would lay its report on Tuesday. Incidentally,

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Reps set to screen new service chiefs Wednesday 2
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Reps set to screen new service chiefs Wednesday

The House of Representatives will on Wednesday screen the newly appointed service chiefs, The PUNCH has learnt. The service chiefs will be screened behind closed doors for security reasons, according to Chairman of the House Committee on Defence, Babajimi Benson, who spoke to our correspondent on Monday. They are Maj. Gen. Lucky Eluonye Onyenuchea lrabor

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House of Reps set up committee to screen new service chiefs

The House of Representatives has set up a 40-member joint committee to screen the new Service Chiefs. The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, announced this at Wednesday’s plenary. President Muhammadu Buhari appointed the new service chiefs on January 26. He had also forwarded the names to the National Assembly for screening and confirmation. The

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Ex-service chiefs didn’t fail Nigerians – Presidency 4
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Ex-service chiefs didn’t fail Nigerians – Presidency

The presidency has defended the performance of the four service chiefs who retired from service on Tuesday, saying they did not fail Nigerians. The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, stated this when he featured in a Channels Television programme, Politics Today on Tuesday. He said the quartet of former

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BREAKING: Service Chiefs finally sacked by Buhari, names replacements 5
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BREAKING: Service Chiefs finally sacked by Buhari, names replacements

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Service Chiefs. A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said he has named the replacements for the sacked chiefs. The statement reads: “PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO

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Wike challenges service chiefs to quit, urges FG to seek foreign help in fight against insecurity 6
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Wike challenges service chiefs to quit, urges FG to seek foreign help in fight against insecurity

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday challenged the service chiefs to resign and allow the Federal Government to inject fresh ideas and strategy in the ongoing efforts at tackling the country’s security challenges. Wike, who made the call during the wreath-laying and parade ceremony to mark the country’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day in

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BREAKING: Borno killings is enough to sack service chiefs now, Senate tells Buhari 7
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BREAKING: Borno killings is enough to sack service chiefs now, Senate tells Buhari

The Nigerian Senate advised President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday to send service chiefs packing since they have failed to secure Nigerians. The Senate decision, which is the third it would pass this year, followed a motion by Senator Kashim Shettima on the recent killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno State by

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Gov Umahi Frown At NASS Call for Sack Of Service Chiefs 9
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Gov Umahi Frown At NASS Call for Sack Of Service Chiefs

The Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi yesterday faulted the opinion given to the President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly in order to sack service Chiefs. He went ahead to advocate for more funding, provision of adequate logistics and regular meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Governor Umahi disclosed this in Abakaliki during the ground

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Sack Service Chiefs within 14 Days or Face Our Wrath – Students Tell Buhari 12
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Sack Service Chiefs within 14 Days or Face Our Wrath – Students Tell Buhari

Nigerian students under the aegis of the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) on Friday gave Buhari a 14-day-ultimatum or replace his service chiefs or face their wrath. The students said the failure of the Federal Government to do sack the service chiefs would force them to ground the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to ensure that the

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Abaribe: Nigerians Heed Chidoka's Call to Change Profile Pictures 13
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Abaribe: Nigerians Heed Chidoka’s Call to Change Profile Pictures

Following the call by a former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, to replace their social media profile pictures with that of Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe’s in solidarity to his call for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians have overwhelmingly heeded Chidoka had on Thursday urged his friends on social media and other Nigerians to use Abaribe’s

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Service Chiefs Lack Ideas to Tackle Insecurity, Sack Them – Senators Tell Buhari 14
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Service Chiefs Lack Ideas to Tackle Insecurity, Sack Them – Senators Tell Buhari

Senators in Nigeria have asked President Muhammadu, to sack the country’s service chiefs over the growing security problems facing the country. This was contained in a statement detailing the resolution of the senators after the upper chamber’s plenary on Wednesday. Earlier, the House of Representatives had asked the service chiefs to resign or be sacked

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