Tag: Buratai

Army under Attahiru, Buratai made tremendous achievements – COAS

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj. Gen. Faruq Yahaya, has lauded the achievement of his immediate predecessors, Late Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd). According to him, his predecessors’ tremendous achievements are in the area of defeating adversaries, infrastructure and manpower development, professionalism, and[Read More…]

You can write volumes of books on my achievements with the army – Buratai says

The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai (Rtd), has commended himself on his performance in the Army during his period of service He also said he owes no one explanation over his recent appointment as one of the non-career ambassadors. Speaking with journalists after a special[Read More…]

Banditry: Army extends ‘Operation Sahel Sanity’ to March 2021

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has announced the extension of Exercise Sahel Sanity to March 2021 to completely knock out bandits from the North West. Exercise Sahel Sanity is a military operation inaugurated by Buratai in July to tackle the menace of banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and[Read More…]

Don’t allow ICC Investigation distract you, Buratai begs soldiers

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged troops not to be distracted by the move by International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate war crimes against Nigerian forces in the north eastern part of the country. Buratai made the call in a statement by the Acting Director,[Read More…]

‘Avoid politicians approaching you to destabilize the government’ – Buratai warns Generals

Nigeria’s Chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai has given a stern warning to military generals to stay away from politicians and individuals approaching them to ‘destabilize the government’. The army chief gave the warning on Friday during the decoration ceremony of 39 newly promoted Major Generals. Buratai said that he[Read More…]

President Buhari meets with Chief of Army staff over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai over the security situation in the country. The meeting comes amid the spate of kidnapping, terrorism, banditry and other criminal activities in several parts of the country. After a closed-door meeting with President Buhari[Read More…]

Nigerian Army Takes Steps Against #Covid19 In The Barracks

The Nigerian Army says it has intensified preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in barracks in the country In line with the directives of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS),  Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement[Read More…]

The Nigerian Army Searching For Soldiers Who Want To Stage A Coup

The Nigerian Army are reported to have begun an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to be engaging in political meetings. It is said that some arrests may have been made, but that the information was being kept as top secret so as not to add to public tension.[Read More…]

Army Council Approves 8th Division in Sokoto

  The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Yusuf Buratai has disclosed that the Nigerian Army Council has approved the establishment of the 8th Army Division in Sokoto. He disclosed this in Sokoto on Sunday when he paid condolence visit on the Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal over[Read More…]

Army Chief, Buratai, Weeps Profusely As Late Lt. Col Abu-Ali, 6 Other Soldiers Are Buried

The Chief of Army of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, wept on Monday as he read the funeral oration at the graveside of the seven military men killed by Boko Haram terrorists. They are late Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali, Seargents Muazu Ibrahim, Bassey Okon, Hussani Jafaru, Corporal Chukwu Simon, Private Salisu[Read More…]