Eid-el-Fitr: COAS urges soldiers to remain apolitical

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has urged troops of the Nigerian Army to remain apolitical and professional in the discharge of their constitutional responsibilities during electioneering and election periods.   Yahaya gave the charge in his…
Buhari decorates COAS, Farouk Yahaya, with new rank

President Mohammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya, with a new rank of Lieutenant-General.   Yahaya, the new three-star general, took over from former Chief of Army Staff, the late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in…
Buhari appoints Maj.-Gen. Yahaya as COAS

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.   The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.   Prior to his…
COAS lays foundation for construction of army estate

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday laid the foundation for the construction of Nigerian Army Smart Ville Estate at Life Camp in Abuja.   The foundation-laying ceremony was part of activities lined up to commemorate the…