Tag: Army Staff

Amorous Affair: Chief of Army Staff orders release of detained female soldier

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya has ordered immediate release of a detained female soldier, Pte. Hannah Sofiat A. Sofiat had accepted a marriage proposal from a male corps member at the National Youth Service Corps Orientation Camp in Yikpata, Kwara. A reliable source at Army Headquarters[Read More…]

249 Boko Haram Suspects Including Children Released, Given N3000 Each

The Nigerian Army has released a total of 249 suspected Boko Haram terrorists and accomplices, who have been cleared by the Joint Interrogation team, as approved by the Chief of Army Staff. The Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, in a statement on Monday, disclosed that those cleared[Read More…]

Buratai Re-opens Maiduguri-Damboa Road, Launched Motorbike Battalion

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, yesterday officially re-opened the Maiduguri-Damboa road. Buratai led drivers of commercial vehicles plying the Maiduguri-Damboa road which has been closed since 2013, to convey passengers to Damboa, Chibok and Biu towns. On arriving Damboa town, Buratai said: “This road is going to[Read More…]