Breaking News: President Buhari Appoints New Service Chiefs And NSA

Date: 13-07-2015 4:23 pm (8 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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Following the sacking of the Nigerian military Service Chiefs and the National Security Adviser earlier today, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments as replacements for those he sacked:
Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff;
Major-General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff
Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff
Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff
Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan – Chief of Defence Intelligence
Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd.) – National Security Adviser

The new Chief of Defence Staff, Maj.-Gen. Olonishakin (N/6901) hails from Ekiti State. Until his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff today, he was the Head of the Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command in Minna, Niger State.
The new Chief of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Buratai hails from Borno State. Until his new appointment today, he was the Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force which has its headquarters in Ndjamena. Maj-Gen. Buratai has previously served as Commander of the Nigerian Army's 2nd Brigade in Port Harcourt and Commander of the Nigerian Army School of Infantry in Jaji, Kaduna State.

The new Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibas (NN/0746) hails from Cross River State. He enlisted into the Nigerian Defence Academy as a member of the 26th Regular Course in 1979 and was commissioned as a Sub-Lieutenant in 1983. His previous appointments include: Naval Provost Marshal, Chief Staff Officer, Naval Training Command, Chief of Administration, Naval Headquarters, Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command and Chief of Logistics, Naval Headquarters. Until his appointment as Chief of Naval Staff, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Navy Holdings Limited.
The new Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Abubakar (NAF/1433) hails from Bauchi State. His previous appointments include: Chief of Standards and Evaluation, NAF Headquarters; Chief of Defence Communications and Air Officer Commanding, NAF Training Command. Until his new appointment today as Chief of Air Staff, he was the Chief of Administration, NAF Headquarters.
The new Service Chiefs will hold their appointments in an acting capacity until confirmed by the Senate.
President Buhari thanks the outgoing Service Chiefs and National Security Adviser for their services to the nation and wishes them well in their future endeavours.


Posted: at 13-07-2015 04:23 PM (8 years ago) | Hero
- nametalkam at 13-07-2015 04:24 PM (8 years ago)
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Baba go slow! Change is finally here,

Posted: at 13-07-2015 04:24 PM (8 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- fearlesspaul at 13-07-2015 04:29 PM (8 years ago)
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No Igboman there. Ntoo ndi igbo
Posted: at 13-07-2015 04:29 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- royalty2008 at 13-07-2015 04:35 PM (8 years ago)
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NO IGBO MAN AGAIN
IN SHORT, GIVE US BIAFRA NOW, LET ZOO CALLED NIGERIA GO TO HELL!
Posted: at 13-07-2015 04:35 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- edpete at 13-07-2015 04:58 PM (8 years ago)
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Waoo. Na wah oo
Posted: at 13-07-2015 04:58 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- PoliticxGuru at 13-07-2015 05:01 PM (8 years ago)
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ok na
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:01 PM (8 years ago) | Hero
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- uchex at 13-07-2015 05:02 PM (8 years ago)
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No sense
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:02 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- ogechukwu23 at 13-07-2015 05:07 PM (8 years ago)
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No igbo man chei
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:07 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- ogechukwu23 at 13-07-2015 05:07 PM (8 years ago)
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No igbo man chei
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:07 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- winace at 13-07-2015 05:19 PM (8 years ago)
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Good one but he will never do wit out putting his brodas like two or three to every position he gives. We dey watch.
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:19 PM (8 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- chealseafc at 13-07-2015 05:20 PM (8 years ago)
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i just dey laugh.
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:20 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Simms at 13-07-2015 05:47 PM (8 years ago)
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Nigeria has spoken. Ndigbo are not part of Nigeria. A big punch in the faces of those wanna be Nigerians. Let me hear one Nigeria from your mouths and I will eat Ogiri soup and shit in your faces. The call for Biafra can never be louder now. Biafra is now gathering storm.
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:47 PM (8 years ago) | Upcoming
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- rename at 13-07-2015 05:59 PM (8 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh?
Posted: at 13-07-2015 05:59 PM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- rename at 13-07-2015 06:06 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: Simms on 13-07-2015 05:47 PM
Nigeria has spoken. Ndigbo are not part of Nigeria. A big punch in the faces of those wanna be Nigerians. Let me hear one Nigeria from your mouths and I will eat Ogiri soup and sh*t in your faces. The call for Biafra can never be louder now. Biafra is now gathering storm.
YOU REAP WHAT YOU SOW Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Lips Sealed
Posted: at 13-07-2015 06:06 PM (8 years ago) | Newbie
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- steveoneal at 13-07-2015 06:37 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: Pete  Force on 13-07-2015 04:35 PM
NO IGBO MAN AGAIN
IN SHORT, GIVE US BIAFRA NOW, LET ZOO CALLED NIGERIA GO TO HELL!
No, you are getting it wrong, igbo man is there  the poster forget to include it in his post, ,, his name is   vice admiral major air marshal  peter bastard amanaku sabri arschloch force,    chief of general staff  naijapal. ,,,,, so let the rumble start. (( itakun to ni kerin ma goke toun terin lo jo nlo)).
Posted: at 13-07-2015 06:37 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- zauber at 13-07-2015 07:16 PM (8 years ago)
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Biafra is going, we don,t Need the zoo again. #rodiobiafra.co
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- papadip at 13-07-2015 07:50 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: Pete  Force on 13-07-2015 04:35 PM
NO IGBO MAN AGAIN
IN SHORT, GIVE US BIAFRA NOW, LET ZOO CALLED NIGERIA GO TO HELL!
To Hell With You___Pit-Falls …. Shut-Up or Put-Up

You have about 311 tribes in Nigeria…….
Nigeria is not meant for one tribe but all tribes……….
Posted: at 13-07-2015 07:50 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- papadip at 13-07-2015 07:55 PM (8 years ago)
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Quote from: steveoneal on 13-07-2015 06:37 PM
No, you are getting it wrong, igbo man is there  the poster forget to include it in his post, ,, his name is   vice admiral major air marshal  peter bastard amanaku sabri arschloch force,    chief of general staff  naijapal. ,,,,, so let the rumble start. (( itakun to ni kerin ma goke toun terin lo jo nlo)).

.....so let the rumble start.....then we duke it out for sure...Ko si iya wereeh..The crazy has no mother
Posted: at 13-07-2015 07:55 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- kenosas at 13-07-2015 07:57 PM (8 years ago)
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whether igbo man,yoruba man,hausa man,uhrobo man and so on as so forth that one be my problem my problem is transformation and transpiracy period.
Posted: at 13-07-2015 07:57 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- mathzno at 13-07-2015 08:03 PM (8 years ago)
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Keep counting,at the end we shall take a final head count of Hausa vs Yoruba vs Igbos vs minorities
Posted: at 13-07-2015 08:03 PM (8 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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