• Arms scandal: Panel probes Buhari’s minister, former service chiefs

    Arms scandal: Panel probes Buhari’s minister, former service chiefs

    According to reports, the 13-man Committee on Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement (CADEP) set up to probe arms procurement contracts between 2007 and 2015, is now set to quiz the Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdurahman Dambazau (rtd), according to reports.

    The panel will, today, begin sitting to scrutinise procurement papers in the Nigerian Navy between 2007 and 2015, as well as probe arms purchase in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) between 2007 and 2010.

    There have been strident […]

  • President Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with service chiefs (Photos)

    President Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with service chiefs (Photos)

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening hosted the outgoing inspector-general of police, Mr Solomon Arase and other security chiefs to dinner at the presidential villa to break the day’s Ramadan fast.

    Asides Arase, also present were the chief of army staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai; the national security adviser, Babagana Monguno; the chief of naval staff and the chief of air staff, as well as the director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura.

    The ‘iftar’ at the Aso Villa […]

  • Pres. Buhari to revamp Security, will Sack Service Chiefs, Dump DSS for Villa Security.

    Pres. Buhari to revamp Security, will Sack Service Chiefs, Dump DSS for Villa Security.

    Newsmen gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari may carry out a major shake-up in the top echelons of the military feelers reveal.

    Current Service chiefs and other senior Army, Naval and Airforce officers might be relieved of their posts to pave way for fresh hands and fresh minds.

    Findings showed that Buhari would replace the service chiefs with equally experienced officers.

    Most likely, All save for one of the service cheifs would be relieved of their duties.

    Sources said that there was anxiety in the […]

  • Pres. Buhari and service Chiefs in crucial meeting

    Pres. Buhari and service Chiefs in crucial meeting

    Newsmen reported that President Muhammadu Buhari and the Service Chiefs this afternoon went into a crucial meeting in what is seen a prelude to the eventual disengagement of the service chiefs who all served under President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The service Chiefs who arrived at the defence House a few minutes to 12 noon immediately went into the meeting with the President.

    The National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) had arrived the Defence House few minutes before the […]