Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai
MNJTF kills seven Boko Haram, ISWAP commanders
Troops of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have neutralised several Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) commanders and terrorists...
Army court martial former GOC over alleged stolen N400m
The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command.
Nigerian Army restates commitment to end insurgency, buries five soldiers
The Nigerian Army on Friday reiterated its commitment to end Boko Haram insurgency, restore peace and stability to the North-East. Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, the incoming Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this at the burial of five fallen heroes...
Rivers community demands probe on JTF invasion
The Kalaekuleama Community in Degema Council of Rivers State has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari and Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai to probe the Army’s invasion of the community.
Nigerian Army embarks on multiple projects in Jos
The Nigerian Army has embarked on the construction of multiple intervention projects in Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos in Plateau State in furtherance of its efforts to enhance civil-military relations in the country.
Sanwo-Olu receives Buratai in Lagos
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday expressed concern over the issue of security in the country.
A nation and its armed forces
So much indignation has greeted a comment attributed recently to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai expressing dissatisfaction with the performance of his troops in the war against insurgents. He was reported in various media to have said, ‘it is unfortunate, but the truth is that every setback the Nigerian Army…
Nigerian Army is determined to defeat all forms of security challenges - Buratai
Nigerian Army is more than ever determined to ensure total defeat of all forms of security challenges in various parts of Nigeria, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said. Buratai gave the assurance on Sunday in Lagos at an inter-denominational church service held in commemoration of the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration…
Troops’ commitment: I was quoted out of context – Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday denied indicting commanders and soldiers of lack of commitment to ongoing counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the North-East. He claimed that he was quoted out of context. Buratai had at a leadership transformational workshop for middle cadre officers and soldiers in Abuja on June 18…
We will spend our last kobo to eliminate Boko Haram – Zulum
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno on Monday assured that the state government would spend its last kobo to support the military and strengthen Civilian JTF and hunters, to eliminate terrorism. Zulum gave the promise when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, who visited him in Maiduguri. He vowed that the state…
Sabotage, others behind fresh setbacks in anti-insurgency war, says Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has attributed the latest round of operational setbacks in the fight by the Nigerian Army against the Boko Haram sect to sabotage, low morale and lack of commitment on the part of officers.