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29 May 2019
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday warned his officers against leaking classified information through social media platforms. He gave the warning while opening a five-day workshop on “Army Officers’ Office Management and Document Security” at 1 Division of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna. The COAS reminded the participants that the military…
10 Apr 2019
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has overruled the decision of the Army Public Relations Department of the 3 Division, Jos, that invited both the print and electronic media to cover an event at the Maxwell Khobe Cantonment yesterday. Buratai decreed that print media are excluded from the event, emphasising that only…
6 Apr 2019
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said army authorities had approved the establishment of a ‘Special Forces Battalion’ Barracks to be located in Okene, Kogi. Buratai disclosed this on Friday to journalists in Okene after inspecting the proposed site of the new barracks at Okene Secondary School in Okene Local Government Area.…
22 Mar 2019
Community leaders in Michika, Adamawa, appealed to Nigerian Army to deploy more troops and armoured tanks to the town to enhance security. The appeal followed an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on March 18 on the only commercial bank building in the town on a robbery mission but were repelled by the army. Some of…
22 Mar 2019
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for displayed great valour in repelling Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Michika, Adamawa. Buratai made the commendation during an operational visit to troops of 155 and 143 Task Force Battalion at Michika and Lassa. Buratai, who was represented by Brig.-Gen.…
29 Dec 2018
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured that Baga town in Borno State remained under the control of the Nigerian military, despite reports that insurgents had sacked the troops and taken over the community they had occupied in the past. Buratai, speaking in Maiduguri, the state capital, during the flag-off of…
17 Dec 2018
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has been sent a joint Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), asking him to provide information on the 2015, 2016 and 2017 budget implementation reports of the Nigerian Army.
12 Nov 2018
An unknown drunk driver Sunday rammed into the official staff car of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. The auto crash which was disclosed in some series of tweets on the Army twitter page occurred at the Jere area of Kaduna State. “The COAS’ official car had an accident in Jere on…
15 Aug 2018
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that this year’s Combat Support Arms Training (COSAT) week is to completely rout the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents and other criminals in the country. Buratai, who made the comment yesterday while addressing participants in the COSAT training at the Command Quest House, Maiduguri, Borno…
6 Mar 2018
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, has said the Army is spreading its might in order to have a strong hold in all parts of the country and enable it deal with rising security challenges in the country. The COAS who spoke at the groundbreaking of the Nigerian Army Barracks, Camp Buratai…

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