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Lt. General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has said that choosing Borno State for the 2018 Army Day celebration was borne out of total conviction that Boko Haram terrorists had been sufficiently degraded by the troops.
About 200 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from North East due to Boko Haram insurgency have thanked the Nigerian Army for working hard and sacrificing their lives to ensure that peace and normalcy return to the region.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, said that the Nigerian Army was re-strategising to deal decisively with kidnapping and cattle rustling which is backing rampant in North Central and North West part of the country.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.
A pressure group of middle belt extraction, the Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), has commended the report recently released by the army board of enquiry set up to look into the allegation by Gen. TY Danjuma’s of soldiers collusion with armed militia in Taraba State.
The 1 Division Nigerian Army, on Saturday, gave an ultimatum to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to issue retraction of unfounded allegation against its General Officer Commanding (GOC), Maj. Gen. M Mohammed, on or before Saturday 26 May 2018 or face legal action.
The investigative panel set up by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on the alleged partisanship of the military while conducting operations to tackle security challenges across the country, following the outcry by the former Minister of Defence, Lt-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, has submitted its report with a verdict that the claims of the former COAS were untrue.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the security situation in the country is under control.
The chief of army staff (COAS), General Tukur Buratai, has given troops of 2 battalion in Kompanin- Doka, Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state three weeks to flush out the bandits attacking the area.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Buratai on Saturday called for on traditional institutions in Taraba state to collaborate with the Nigerian Army in addressing the lingering security crisis in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State said on Monday that only five of the 23 Local Government Areas of the state were free from attacks by herdsmen.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, says that the Nigerian Armed Forces has paid dearly for the country’s overdependence on importing military equipment and platforms in its fight against Boko Haram terrorists.
Despite pockets of suicide bombings in the North East (NE), the Nigerian Army (NA), Thursday maintained that the military have decimated the Boko Haram sect.
The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has pleaded with African media to exercise caution in reporting security issues on social media, calling on media to objectively and constructively report the fight against terrorism.
Also speaking at the event was the Corps Commander, NACOL, Maj. Gen. Richard Duru, who said that NACOL was established in 2002 with the mandate to train middle cadre officers in the planning, management and execution of logistics support for the Nigerian Army.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday, reaffirmed the commitment of the Nigerian Army to research and development for effective operations.
The Corp Commander, 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Maj.-Gen. Ikechukwu Okeke, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the army needed more medical personnel for effective operational efficiency.
Russian authorities have charged four members of the punk activist group Pussy Riot for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch.
Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
Indian police arrested two men on Monday over the gang rape and burning to death of a woman, the latest shocking crime against females in the country, officials said.
Former Governor of Jigawa state and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sule Lamido, took a swipe at the security situation in the country and declared that Nigeria is under siege.
Ex-US President Barack Obama visited his father’s ancestral village in Kenya’s South-western Siaya County on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his grandmother in his first visit to the country since leaving office.
In an interview with journalists at Ogilolo in Isan-Ekiti, he also said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was well prepared for the exercise, adding that the security agencies also composed themselves very well.
The Oyo State Commissioner for Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development, Mr Oyewole Oyewumi, has called on erosion-prone communities to engage in organic farming to minimise soil erosion.
Stakeholders in the Federal government initiated Home Grown School Feeding Programme for primary Schools in Ogun State have pleaded with the federal government to ensure its proper scrutiny in order to ensure success of the programme.
The impeachment followed a motion on a vote of no confidence moved by the lawmaker representing Barkin Ladi constituency, Mr Peter Gyendeng.
Paris is preparing to deploy thousands of police to secure the massive street parties if France wins Sunday’s World Cup after years of attacks targeting crowds and other so-called “soft” targets.