• Army Council commends establishment of 8th Division in Sokoto

    Army Council commends establishment of 8th Division in Sokoto

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday disclosed in Sokoto that a new Army Division has been approved by Army Council for Sokoto.

    The 8 Division of the Nigerian Army will be established in the state to enhance professionalism.

    Buratai, who noted that the new division would strengthen the security in the zone, further appreciated the cordial relationship between the 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Sokoto and the locals.

    The Chief of Army Staff was in Sokoto on a condolence […]

  • Court fixes date to hear Major General’s suit against Army Council

    Court fixes date to hear Major General’s suit against Army Council

    According to reports, the National Industrial Court will hear Major General Ijioma Ijioma’s case against the Nigeria Army Council on October 24.

    Ijioma is challenging his retirement by the Nigeria Army Council through a letter dated June 9, 2016.

    When the mater came up for hearing, the court could not continue because it was not clear which counsel represented the defendant.

    The judge, Justice Maureen Esowe, said the adjournment would enable the counsel, Ibrahim Etsu and Michael Owolabi, to sort out the issues […]