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Tukur Buratai

7 Jan 2017
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged personnel of the Nigerian Army to remain vigilant, in spite of the defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast.
6 Jan 2017
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged personnel of the Nigerian Army to remain vigilant in spite of the defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East.
1 Jan 2017
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has ordered investigation into allegation of complacency and extortion against soldiers in Borno State. 
27 Dec 2016
Two suspected female suicide bombers on a mission to kill as many people as possible in Borno State yesterday failed to reach their targets, and ended up destroying only their lives.
26 Dec 2016
Buratai said this in Damasak, Borno, while celebrating Christmas with troops of 145 Battalion after the road leading to the town was reopened by Gov. Kashim Shettima, three years after closure.
26 Dec 2016
Speaking after cutting the tape to declare open some major highways in the state, Shettima said that 2016 signalled “Nigeria’s year of victory and Borno year of hope and liberation’’.
26 Dec 2016
Buratai gave the charge in a remark shortly before Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno cut the tape to re-open two major roads in the state that were closed since 2013 at the height of the activities of the insurgents.
24 Dec 2016
The COAS, who restated the promise when he visited troops of 112 Task Force Battalion, Mafa in Borno ahead of the Christmas, said he would celebrate the yuletide with troops in the front-line.
24 Dec 2016
The Chief of Army staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has commended the efforts and sacrifices of gallant officers and men of the Nigerian Army currently engaged in the counter-insurgency operations.....
22 Dec 2016
In his response, the Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, while declaring the seminar opened, said directives for immediate measure towards full migration should be taken in line with the government directive.
17 Dec 2016
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has advised graduating recruits to embrace selfless service, patriotism and high sense of discipline to pave way for national cohesion.
17 Dec 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday marked his 74th birthday anniversary with a special birthday parade and inspection of the Guard of Honour mounted by the Nigerian Army.


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The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
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Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.