Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin - Chief of Defence Staff.
..DEPOWA empowers widows, youth in Ekiti
JOHNSON OJO, Ado-Ekiti
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin , has advised government at all levels to make youth empowerment a strong policy to banish unemployment in the system , describing it as a veritable weapon to fight all forms of crimes in the society, particularly insurgency.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and principal officers of the National Assembly were conspicuously absent when officers and men of the Presidential Brigade of Guards held a special parade to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 74th birthday on Saturday.
Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas - Chief of Naval Staff PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT (PMB) JULY 13 2015
The Presidency has denied a news report that President Muhammad Buhari has approved the replacement of Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, as Service Chiefs.
The National Industrial Court has finally assigned the cases between Army officers and the Nigerian military to judges, months after the military authorities refused to enter appearance to defend their action.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin, has released a banner containing photographs and names of 55 Boko Haram wanted for various attacks and terror activities in the northeast where the military currently prosecutes war against the insurgents.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, says the cooperation of neighbouring countries on the fringe of the Lake Chad Basin where the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in conjunction with the military waging war against the Boko Haram insurgents has weakened the base of the insurgents.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday vowed that the State Government would deploy its entire arsenal to ensure that militants and vandals threatening the peace are flushed out of the State once and for all.
Service Chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff have converged on Ojoloma Jetty in Okrika under 82 Division of the Nigerian Army to step up security operations in the Niger Delta.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, ABUJA
President Muhammud Buhari on wednesday directed Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Abayomi Olonishakin and Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase to go after killer herdsmen .