Crisis looms in Aso Rock as Buratai removed top Army officers from NSA office

Crisis between two top Nigerian security chiefs, the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai and the National Security Adviser retired Major Gen. Babagana Monguno, heightened on Tuesday when the former removed senior army officers from the office of the latter allegedly without sending replacements.

Although President Muhammadu Buhari has not formally reinstated Mr Monguno as NSA, he still holds the fort in the office, advises the president on national security issues, attends cabinet and security council meetings.

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