News - Former Chief of Army Staff

Buhari Mourns General Malu

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended his condolences to the Malu family as well as the government and people of Benue state on the death of lt. General victor Malu (retired), a Former Chief Of Army Staff (COAS). President Buhari also commiserated with the Nigerian armed forces on the demise of a...

Ex-Chief Of Army Staff Victor Malu Is Dead

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former chief of army staff, lt. Gen. Victor Malu, is dead. Gen. Malu died at the age of 70. Gen. Malu, according to a family source, Bemadoor, died on Monday morning, at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had traveled to for normal medical check-up two weeks ago. The former ECOMOG...

Obasanjo Flays Clamour For Disunity, Says It’s Counter-Productive

3 months ago /
Nation 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has flayed the calls for Nigeria’s disunity in the recent times, saying that it is counter productive. The former president, who spoke to reporters in Warri at the weekend on the continued calls by the Igbos to secede from Nigeria, noted that no issue would be above...

MAKE PUBLIC ABACHA LOOT.......GOWON TELLS BUHARI

6 months ago /
Politics 

Former Nigeria Head of state, general yakubu Gowon has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to make public the recoveries from the abacha loot following achievements recorded in its anti-corruption warHowever the general's appeal is contradicted by former chief of Army Staff, lieutenant general ishaya bamaiyi, who insists that the 'abacha...

Registrar gets 10 years jail term from Lagos court for defrauding Bamaiyi of $330,000

1 year ago /
Nation 

Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of an Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced a court registrar, Mrs Oluronke Rosolu, to 10 years imprisonment for defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi of 330,000 dollars. According to reports by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Rosolu was convicted on all the...

Soldiers Moves To Take Over Sambisa

2 years ago /
Nation 

While the battles raged in Chibok and Gwoza, a large number of soldiers were seen in Maiduguri yesterday moving towards the dreaded Sambisa forest, the fortress of the terrorist Boko Haram sect in Borno State, thus signaling the commencement of an operation, which military sources said was aimed at recovering...

Appeal Court Strikes Out Baimaiyi, Otherss Case Over Alleged $10m Bribe

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, yesterday struck out an appeal filed by a former Chief of Army Staff, General Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (rtd) and three others challenging the ruling of Justice R.O. Nwodo (deceased) of the Federal High Court, citing lack of diligent prosecution. When the appeal was called on...

 

$8.3m Fraud: Ajudua’s Co-accused Seeks Separate Trial

3 years ago /
Nation 

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday ordered a separate trial for a court registrar, Oluronke Rosulu, who was arraigned with a businessman, Fred Ajudua, for fraud. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye gave the order after upholding an application filed by Rosulu’s counsel, Mr Bamidele Ogundele, who sought a separate trial for his client. The...

Opposition Party Hindering The Release Of The Chibok Schoolgirls - Stephen Davis

3 years ago /
Nation 

In less than two months after he accused Senator Ali Modu Sherrif, former governor of Borno State and former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika of being sponsors of the Boko Haram sect. Stephen Davis this time has accused the opposition party of hindering the release of the Chibok...

Court Frees Ajudua On $1.69m Fraud Charge

3 years ago /
Nation 

Citing the failure of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to produce witnesses to substantiate its allegations of fraud against alleged fraud kingpin, Fred Ajudua, a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja yesterday discharged him of $1.69 million (about N252.8 million) fraud charge. Justice Kudirat Jose discharged Ajudua and his...

We Want Ihejirika’s Sudden ‘Billions’ Probed - U.S.

3 years ago /
Nation 

Former Chief of Army Staff, General Azubuike Ihejirika is in the crosshairs of the United States as the U.S. is insisting that the former Army top gun be probed for alleged diversion of funds meant for the procurement of weapons and other warfare equipment meant for the army. Gen. Ihejirika who is arguably...

Ex-Governor Of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff Still Under Probe - Presidency

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan has come out and vehemently denied travelling to Chad with a former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, for a meeting with the Chadian President, Idriss Déby, on terrorism issues. The President said he was fully aware of allegations leveled against the former governor, adding that he was...

Stephen Davies' Accusations are Baseless - Former COAS

3 years ago /
Nation 

Lt-Gen Azubuike Ihejirika, the former Chief of Army Staff who was recently accused by Australian negotiator, Stephen Davies of being one of the sponsors of Boko Haram yesterday warned stakeholders not to be deceived by what he described as frivolous and baseless accusations aimed at diverting attention from the counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency efforts.

Boko Haram: DSS To Quiz Sheriff, Absolves Ihejirika

3 years ago /
Security 

The State Security Service, SSS, has said it has invited a former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff for questioning over his alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram insurgents.

Borno: NBA Wants FG To Investigate Boko Haram Sponsors

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) in Maidu­guri has asked the Federal Govern­ment to investigate the allegation of spon­sorship of Boko Ha­ram leveled against the former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Azubuike Ihejirika (retd).

PDP Is Behind Boko Haram - APC

3 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s main opposition party All Progressive Congress, APC has said that Islamist jihadist Boko Haram is the making of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and that President Goodluck Jonathan can no longer shy away from the truth.    

Prosecute Boko Haram Sponsors Now, APC Tells FG

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Security 

Nigeria’s main opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, has demanded the immediate trial, by the International Criminal Court, of two former Nigerian officials named by a government-appointed negotiator as the sponsors of the extremist Boko Haram sect.

Falana: Arrest And Prosecute Boko Haram Sponsors

3 years ago /
Security 

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana(SAN) yesterday pleaded to the federal government to arrest and prosecute those behind the nefarious civilities of the dreaded  Boko Haran insurgence in the country.

Nigerian Army warns Nigerians on fraudulent recruitment adverts

3 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has made it part of their trend in recent times to keep Nigerians abreast of latest happenings within the service. 

Northern Elders group caution politicians over inciting statements

3 years ago /
Politics 

An emerging northern interest group, the Northern Elders Council on Wednesday cautioned leadership at all levels of  the  Nigerian society  against creating  hate and suspicion among Nigerian people.


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