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20 Apr 2019
Vice Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Okada, Professor Lawrence Ezemonye has said the institution’s Centre for Contemporary Security Affairs will proffer solutions to emerging security challenges confronting most nations of the world. He stated this at the official unveiling and launch of the Centre in Okada, Edo State, adding that the centre aims to be a world-class citadel of…
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
Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno. Maj. Yusuf Salisu, 115 Task Force Commander, disclosed during Operational visit of Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the army on…
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.
28 Nov 2018
Remarks by his excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Chief of Army Staff annual conference 2018, held in Maiduguri on 28 November, 2018...
5 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Army is to partner with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on training, intelligence, radio communications, logistics support among others. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, dropped the hint while receiving the country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Maj.-Gen. Wagar Ahmed Kingravi (rtd), yesterday in Abuja. He recalled that both nations…
19 Jul 2016
In order to find ways towards ensuring better security of lives and properties in the polity, the House of Representatives Committee on Army yesterday held a closed-door meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai.

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