Tag: Army Chief Buratai

Ohanaeze Indigbo reacts to remarks credited to Army chief, threatening to declare a state of Emergency in the South East region

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone. Ohanaeze wondered why Buratai chooses a relatively peaceful South East to vent his[Read More…]

Nigerian Army Reportedly Sacked officers For Not Helping APC

Majority of the 38 officers compulsorily retired by the Nigerian Army two months ago were sent away without recourse to the rules of disengagement in the Nigerian military,” PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report today. The army had in June announced the compulsory retirement of 38 officers on different ranks on[Read More…]

ex-military Officers Question Exlusion of Dambazau & Buratai Who Was Director Military Procurement From Probe

President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for the probe of two former Chiefs of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika and Lt. -Gen. Kenneth Minimah, and 52 others, over arms procurement scandal, some retired military officers and other Nigerians have said that the probe should be extended to the Minister of Interior, Lt.[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Explains Why Buratai, Danbazau Weren’t Indicted In Arms Scandal

The Muhammadu Buhari administration says the report of the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces (2007-2015) was not doctored to remove some names. A statement issued in Abuja on Friday and made available to NewsWireNGR by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai[Read More…]

“Nigerian Army “illegally” Used To Defend Buratai Dubai Properties” – Falana Wants Buhari To Sack Army Chief

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, if the army chief fails to voluntarily resign following the revelation that he purchased properties worth $1.5m in Dubai. Falana said in a statement that despite Buratai’s[Read More…]