Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai
Don’t give terrorist any breathing space, Buratai charges troops
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) deployed at Madagali in Adamawa not to give terrorists any breathing space.
Buhari unveils ambush vehicles, salutes military on insurgency, others
President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled Made-in-Nigeria Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles to aid the military’s counter-terrorism and related operations nationwide.
Benue ANA urges patronage of state’s library, Buratai renovates alma mater, donates 1,000 textbooks
Benue State chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has called on the general public to patronise the state’s library. Chairman of the association, Dr. Charles Iornumbe, made the call yesterday when he led other executive members on a familiarisation visit to the state’s library board in Makurdi.
Army troops rescue octogenarian, others from Boko Haram in Borno
The Nigerian Army troops deployed at Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno have subdued Boko Haram terrorists and rescued an Octogenarian, three women and four children held captives by the insurgents.
Court stops military’s operation positive identification campaign
A Federal Court, Lagos has ordered the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to suspend the ongoing operation positive identification campaign by the military.
Buratai flags off exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in Taraba
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise in the state.
Leave soldiers out of Kogi, Bayelsa polls, group urges Buratai
Concerned Nigerians have urged the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to jettison any plan to deploy soldiers for the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, in a letter on behalf of the group, dated October 31, 2019, and addressed to the army chief, stated, “This should mark a turning point for the army to regain the trust of Nigerians.”
Army redeploys officers, announces new appointments
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has approved the redeployment and appointment of five major generals and four brigadier generals across its formations.
Why death penalty is not deterring abductors, by lawyers
Lawyers have adduced reasons why kidnapping remains a lucrative “business” across the country despite the prescription of death penalty for the offence in some states.