Duplicity and the Buhari interview

THE PUBLIC SPHERE with Chido Nwakanma President Muhamadu Buhari continued the unveiling of the PMB gauntlet on Thursday, 10 June 2021, by granting an interview to Arise Television. It was strategic in timing and import.The PMB Gauntlet is a series of actions and statements over the last six months making clear the decision of Mr President and the Presidency to implement the prioritisation of cattle …

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IPOB raises the alarm as security forces invade Ejiofor’s home in Anambra

By Our Correspondent Awka – Desist from further harassment of innocent people in the South East, including IPOB’s lawyers, otherwise, there will be crisis, were the warnings of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra on Sunday to the Federal Government and the Nigerian Armed Forces. The warning follows the alleged early hours of Sunday invasion of the home of its lawyer, Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofors, in …

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‘I suddenly remembered why I fell in love with the President’

President Muhammadu Buhari spoke on Tuesday, warning troublemakers in the country that the picnic was over, and the next day, I saw this comment online from a Buharist, as lovers and admirers of the President are known: “I just finished watching the President on TV reading the riot act to troublemakers, and I couldn’t be prouder of the President. I suddenly remembered why I fell …

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New COAS: Buhari chose national interest above ethnic sentiments, says Magashi

Defence Minister, Major General Salihi Magashi, has said that by appointing Major General Farouk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff, President Muhamamadu Buhari has put “national interest above ethnic and religious chauvinism”. He said plans are on by the Federal Government to immortalise late Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and others who died in the plane crash. Yahaya is from Zamfara …

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Yahaya’s appointment as COAS puts 30 generals in exit line

Six days after the death of Chief of Army Staff (COAS)Ibrahim Attahiru in a plane crash, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya has been named his successor. Yahaya’s appointment yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari was contained in a terse statement by Acting Defence Information Director Onyema Nwachukwu. The statement reads: “The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari, has …

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Chief of Defence Staff to military: it’s time to get over shock of plane crash

Officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces have been urged to maintain the high spirit and not allow the death of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military personnel to affect the morale. Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor, who spoke yesterday, said even though the passage of Attahiru and others was painful, officers and men must focus …

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FRSC Corps Marshal Salutes late COAS, Condoles with Buhari

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Corp Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Armed Forces, families and Friends of the late Chief of Army Staff late, Lt Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers who died in the unfortunate air crash that occurred at the Kaduna International airport on Friday. In a …

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Wike grieves over death of COAS, 10 others, describes them as patriotic and thoroughbred officers

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has grieved over the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and other military personnel on board the ill fated aircraft. Wike who expressed his sadness via his twitter handle account, described the late COAS and 10 others as patriotic and thoroughbred officers who sacrificed their lives to make our …

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Attahiru’s death a national disaster – Lawan

Abuja – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the tragic death of the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military officers in an aircraft crash on Friday as a national disaster of immense proportion. Lawan, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi, late Friday night, lamented that the unfortunate development has …

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Military Jet Crash: DHQ orders investigation of Attahiru’s death

By Sumaila Ogbaje ABUJA – The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has called for an investigation into the air crash that claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others on Friday. He said that the Accident Investigation Board is expected to unravel the immediate and remote cause(s) of the unfortunate air accident.The Acting Director, Defence …

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Nigeria Is At War Against All Manner Of Insecurity – Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the house of representatives has stated that Nigeria is at war against many forms of insecurity hence the need for adequate resources to be allocated to the military to deal with the situation. Gbajabiamila said this at a public hearing on a bill seeking to establish a special trust fund for the armed forces today May 17. According to Gbajabiamila, …

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BREAKING: Idriss Deby’s Son Named President Of Chad

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, a son of Chad’s slain leader Idriss Deby Itno, has been named President of the country. The man, according to a charter released Wednesday by the presidency, is to take over as president in place of his father, It said General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, who on Tuesday was named transitional leader as head of a military council following …

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Don’t fear any bullet – Defence Minister charges troops fighting insurgency

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – As the country battles the Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast, the Defence Minister, Magashi Bashir, has asked the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole not to fear any bullet from the terrorists. He gave the charge on Sunday during a visit to the Theatre Command in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the company of the Chief of …

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Nnamdi Kanu: I sacrificed my parents for Biafra, I will sacrifice everything

Abuja (Precise Post) – Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has vowed never to back down on the struggle for Biafra freedom. Kanu said he had sacrificed his parents for the Biafran agitation and was ready to do more for the struggle. Kanu stated this on Saturday evening through an inscription on an image he tweeted on his official Twitter …

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Lessons From Prince Philip’s Burial Today – Dele Momodu

Thirty mourners including Queen Elizabeth II will bid the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, farewell as he is buried today. Today’s funeral will be a “profound” chance for Queen Elizabeth II to say farewell to her husband of 73 years. Prince Philip’s funeral will take place at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle at 15:00 BST today. The duke’s children will walk alongside his hearse …

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NAF partners NiDCOM to tap into skills, competences of Nigerians in diaspora (Photos)

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oldayo Amao has said that the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) is collaborating with Nigerias in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) to tap into the skills, competences, knowledge and exposure of Nigerians in Diaspora. This is also as the CAS has expressed support for the proposed Diaspora Defence and Security Conference, which he believes …

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