• Army retires senior officers for corruption and partisan politics

    Army retires senior officers for corruption and partisan politics

    Several senior officers of the Nigerian Army were yesterday retired from service, according to a statement issued by a military spokesman, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.

    Colonel Usman disclosed that the retired officers “were mainly some Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels and a Major.”

    The statement said the officers were retired due to “service exigencies.”

    He did not provide the names of the affected officers.

    In a hint that the retirements were disciplinary in nature, Colonel Usman noted “not too long ago some […]