Tag: Chief of Army Staff

“The gallantry of this heroes would always be remembered” – Osinbajo mourns military officers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has commented on the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers in an air crash in Kaduna on Friday. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Laolu Akande on Saturday, the Vice President said he received the news[Read More…]

“Buhari lacks empathy” – Reactions over President’s absence at Chief of Army Staff funeral in Abuja

An ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, Saturday, questioned why President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to Paris recently but was unable to make it to the burial of his late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, in Abuja on Saturday. Omokri tweeted, “Sad that President Muhammadu Buhari[Read More…]

Boko Haram will soon be over – Chief of Army Staff assures Nigerians

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Sunday, assured that the ongoing war against Boko Haram will soon be over. Attahiru, who was in Yobe to play morale boosting visit on the troops of Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu, told[Read More…]

Nigerian Army has approved new postings and appointments of 37 generals and five colonels

The Nigerian Army has approved new postings and appointments of 37 generals and five colonels to different formations and units across the country. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Musa, the postings which were approved by the[Read More…]

Army Chief, Buratai wants Chinese firms to establish production line for the manufacturing of electronic warfare

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has invited Chinese firms to establish production line in Nigeria for manufacturing of electronic warfare and communication equipment. Buratai made the call when officials of China National Electronics Import and Export Corporation (CEIEC) led by its Manager, Department of African Market, Mr[Read More…]

Major Shake-up In the Nigerian Army, Buratai Redeploys Generals [Full list]

Defence Spokesperson Moves to Army War College in Major Postings The Nigerian Army has today Friday 29th December 2017, released the 2017 Fourth Quarter Postings and Appointments of its Officers. It will be recalled that recently some senior officers were promoted to the ranks of Brigadier Generals and Major Generals[Read More…]

Army Chief Says 60% of the Current Boko Haram Terrorists Are Not Nigerians

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday said that judging by the current activities of the Boko Haram terrorists, 60 per cent of them are not Nigerians. Buratai said this in Maiduguri when he received the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Dr. Mohammed Ibn Chambas, at[Read More…]

We Have Decided To Use Force If The Niger Delta Militants Refuse To Dialogue Says Buratai

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the military would have to resort to force if the Niger Delta militants do not embrace the dialogue offer of the federal government. Buratai made this known at the inauguration of the newly built ultra-modern 2 brigade headquarters complex and Olympic-sized swimming pool[Read More…]

Buhari’s Refusal To Probe Dambazau And Buratai Is An Indication He Supports Corruption Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to stop acting like the grandfather of corruption in Nigeria by shielding his men from probe, just as he asked Nigerians to demand the release of the authentic report of the Committee on Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Nigerian Armed Forces.[Read More…]

Why Aso Rock Doctored Arms Procurement Report To Shield Dambazau And Buratai Who Were Allegedly Indicted

Prominent Northern academic and Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has claimed that a cabal in the Presidency doctored the Arms Procurement Probe Report so as not to indict the former Chief of Army Staff and Minister of Interior, Major General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) and former Director of Procurements, Defence[Read More…]