New Chief Of Army Staff: Major General Faruk Yahaya may 2021


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The new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya was born on 5 January 1966 in Sifawa, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state. Maj Gen Yahaya who is a member of the 37 Regular Course of the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), started his cadet training on 27 September 1985 and was commissioned into the Nigerian Army Infantry Corps on 22 September 1990. Maj Gen Yahaya has held several appointments including Staff,

Instructional and Command.
Notable among the appointments held by the new COAS are Garrison Commander Headquarters Guards Brigade, Directing Staff at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC), Deputy Director Army Headquarters Department of Military Secretary, Deputy Director Army Research and Development and the Chief of Staff, Headquarters Joint Task Force Operation Pulo Shield. Also check: Nigerian Army 81RRI Screening Date & Requirements 2021.

New Of Chief Of Army Staff State Of Origin

The New Chief of Army Staff Major General Faruk Yahaya is from sokoto state Nigeria. Bodinga local Government Area.

He also served as the Principal General Staff Officer (PGSO) to the Honourable Minister of Defence, the Commander, Headquarters 4 Brigade and 29 Task Force Brigade (Operation Zaman Lafiya). He was also Director Manpower at the Army Headquarters, Military Secretary, Army Headquarters and General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division of the Nigerian Army.

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Until his appointment as the COAS, Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya was the Theatre Commander Operation HADIN KAI, responsible for Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency operations in North East Nigeria.
The new COAS is a proud holder of several honours and awards, some of which include, Forces Service Star, Meritorious Service Star. Also check: Nigerian Army 81RRI Shortlisted Candidates for Screening 2021

Distinguished Service Star, Grand Service Star, Passed staff course (Dagger), National DefenceCourse (Chile), Economic Community of West Africa State Monitoring Group Medal, Command Medal, Field Command Medal, General Operations Medal, Silver Jubilee Medal and Golden Jubilee Medal.

He is happily married and blessed with children.
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Meet the newly appointed IG of police: by PMB April 6 2021

The new Inspector general of police appointed by Buhari: April 6 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has approved the appointment of deputy inspector general, DIG Usman Alkali Baba as the acting Inspector General of Police, IGP with immediate effect.

Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi, minister of police affairs announced the appointment on Tuesday while briefing State House correspondents in Abuja.

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On February 4, 2021, the president extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the IGP for a period of three months.

According to the minister, the appointment is subject to the approval of the Council of State meeting expected to be convened soon.

procedure to use your picture as whatsapp wallpaper

WhatsApp picture wallpaper, WhatsApp logoDo you often see people send WhatsApp screenshots of their WhatsApp chat and all you could see is a beautiful background of their photos or a custom picture wallpaper.? Do you wish to have a custom WhatsAp wallpapers or background or one of your beautiful selfie pictures to your WhatsApp chat background.? Adding a custom background Or wallpaper to your WhatsApp could be beautiful than just using the regular default WhatsApp background.

This process is going to guide you with step by-step process to make that beautiful WhatsApp chat background or wallpapers.

How to use my picture as WhatsApp wallpaper

Follow the process below to set your picture as your WhatsApp wallpaper:

Lunch your WhatsApp application either from a mobile phone or a computer.

At the bottom right of your WhatsApp homepage, locate and select settings.

you will get a list of new menus, locate and select chat.

In the chat menu, you will see a list of menu such as; chat wallpaper, save to camera roll, chat backup, archive all chats, and clear all chats – delete all chats, showing in red background.

Now select chat wallpaper. This will then take you to 3 respective WhatsApp wallpaper options namely: wallpaper library, solid colors, photos and Reset wallpaper.

Wallpaper library

Wallpaper library provides you with beautiful wallpaper background, that either comes as still wallpapers or perspective wallpapers. Thus, when still is applied, they are usually static and non-movable pictures or wallpapers. While perspectives are also known as dynamic or movable wallpapers that can also be referred to as live wallpapers.

Solid colors

Solid colors provides you with a simple wallpaper background that only provides you with various colors such as; red, blue, black yellow etc.

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Photos, this is the main aim of this article, photos tends to allow you use your selfie photos or a specific picture you wish to use as your WhatsApp wallpaper.

Now go ahead and select photos, it will will automatically access and open all saved pictures in your phone or computer.

Navigate and select the desired picture you wish to use as your WhatsApp wallpaper to display on your chat background.

After you have select the desired photo, you will then get a pop up of the selected pictures, giving you the options of pinch to and drag to adjust.

drag the picture either to the left or right and set the picture to your desired taste and how you want it to display.

Then press set, and go back to your WhatsApp chats and view your newly applied wallpaper.

Reset wallpaper

Reset wallpaper is used to discard a custom wallpaper set by you to the default wallpaper.

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FAQs About WhatsApp picture wallpaper

Q: How can I know if my picture was uploaded to my WhatsApp wallpaper.?

Your wallpaper is readily available immediately you select the desired picture you want to use on your WhatsApp wallpaper and click on the set button at the bottom right of the page where you set your picture.

Q: I set my picture as my WhatsApp wallpaper but it’s displying too big/zoom in, how will I keep it as the original picture in my WhatsApp wallpaper.?

When you are applying a specific wallpaper to your WhatsApp, if you have selected the photo; do not zoom, drag or set it to perspective. Always apply it when selected, because adjusting the photo will rather make some part of the picture to display while some of the other part will be zoom out and make it not look as the original picture from your phones gallery.

Q: I set a picture on my WhatsApp as perspective, but why is it still showing only some part of the picture on my WhatsApp wallpaper.?

Firstly, why your WhatsApp wallpaper may show some part of the picture is because when you were setting the picture as your wallpaper, you used the option of perspective instead of still.

All you need to do is to close the WhatsApp app and remove it from your recent open apps, then re-lunch your WhatsApp app again and apply same picture that you applied earlier without adjusting the picture or dragging it and leave the default setting as still.

Q: how can I remove my picture from my WhatsApp wallpaper.?

If you wish to remove your current picture from your WhatsApp wallpaper or background, just go back to the normal procedure;

Navigate to your WhatsApp Seethings → chats → chat wallpapers and select Reset wallpaper.

Your default WhatsApp wallpaper will be restored.