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Tukur Buratai

22 Oct
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Benin Republic, Gen. Tukur Buratai (Rtd), has said the North-East lacks development and this is fuelling insurgency in the zone.
6 Sep
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday expressed faith in the unity of the country dispelling insinuations in some quarters that the country is due for a split.
12 Mar
The immediate past Chief of Army Staff and Ambassador Designate, retired Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, unveiled his book titled, “The Legend of Buratai” volume 2 in Abuja.
24 Feb
The Senate, yesterday, confirmed the appointment of the immediate past service chiefs as ambassadors.
22 Feb
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, lampooned Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for pushing the country into a failed state, saying the President no longer deserves Commander-in-Chief appellation.
20 Feb
Retired Lt.Gen.Tukur Buratai, former Chief of Army Staff says military action alone can’t tackle security challenges in the country.
19 Feb
Amidst the gloom and despair, hope for redress was dimmed yesterday by immediate past service chief, Lt. General Tukur Buratai as he declared that Boko Haram terrorist acts might not fizzle out in the next 20 years.
15 Feb
A disc jockey Blessed Michael is to spend six months in prison for cloning the Facebook accounts of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.General Tukur Buratai (retd) and Mariya Dangote, daughter of industrialist, Aliko Dangote. The convict, who was prosecuted before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court, Kaduna on one count…
11 Feb
Once again, the skewed nature of the Nigerian Federation came to the front burner of public discourse recently through three distinct sources. One channel emerged following the reluctant removal of the service chiefs....
7 Feb
Calls for the National Assembly (NASS) to decline confirmation of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate reached a crescendo, yesterday...
4 Feb
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, attributed inability of the military to end insurgency in the North East and other parts of the country to alleged involvement of service chiefs, particularly....
29 Jan
Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday, recounted how former President Olusegun Obasanjo almost retired him 21 years ago as a major. Speaking while handing over to his successor, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru in Abuja, the ex-COAS said his retirement after 40 years of service was historic.


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Barcelona is close to finalising Xavi Hernandez's long-anticipated return as coach, according to various reports in the Catalan press on Thursday, with B team coach Sergi Barjuan put in temporary charge following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.
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The businessman who organised the 2019 flight that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala was Thursday found guilty of endangering the safety of an aircraft.
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Antiguan authorities have confirmed that the Nigerian couples who are wanted for a multibillion Naira investment scam are citizens of the country. "Both Bamise Ajetunmobi and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi were granted citizenship in April 2021 having applied under the Citizenship by Investment Programme," Antigua and Barbuda's Citizenship by Investment Unit said in a statement. Nigerian couple…
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The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed readiness to strengthen collaboration with other development partners to provide the needed support for the advancement of women and girl-child education.
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Squid Game's director Hwang Dong-hyuk has revealed that many of the show's characters are drawn from his real life. Dong-hyuk believes that viewers around the world resonate with the theme of economic inequality found in the movie. Since Squid Game's debut on Netflix last month, the show has blown up, becoming Netflix's most popular series…