Promotion of officers based on merit, without external influence, says Buratai
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Yusuf Buratai, has said that the promotion of the new Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals is the best the Nigerian Army has to offer and that it was strictly based...
Army plans N7.5billion housing estate in Benue State
The Nigerian Army has sealed a tripartite agreement to construct 221 units housing estate worth N7.5billion in Benue State.
Buratai tasks graduating NATRAC soldiers on professionalism
Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Yusuf Buratai, has charged soldiers training young officers of 76 regular intake NATRAC to demonstrate high sense of professional conduct while discharging their constitutional responsibilities.
Buratai’s father buried amid tears in Maiduguri
Hundreds of people on Friday attended the funeral prayer for late Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, the father of Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the remains of Buratai were buried at the Gwange cemetery in Maiduguri.
Paucity of funds frustrating anti- insurgency war, says Buratai
According to him, most security challenges could have been successfully tackled if needed resources were made available.Buratai, who welcomed the suggestion by the committee that the army and other security agencies should be placed on first line charge, noted that “the first line charge advocacy is very important.”
“Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated”, says Buratai
Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Sunday declared that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated by troops in the northeast.
FG to prioritise welfare of Boko Haram victims, says Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has promised to assist Boko Haram victims and alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the northeast.
Troops kill two kidnappers, rescue victims in Bauchi
Troops of Forward Operations Base and 33 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, on Sunday killed two suspected kidnappers and rescued their victims in Bauchi.Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman...