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General Buratai charges RSMs to to embrace information technology

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, yesterday, tasked the 306 Regimented Sergeant Majors (RSMs), who are currently attending a week-long convention in Kaduna to embrace information and communication technology (ICT), so that they could be digital officers.
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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has said that construction work on the Gusau Airport project would commence this month.

Zamfara peace initiative yielding result, no attack in 59 days – governor

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding a positive result.

Sallah: North-East residents want stakeholders to emulate General Buratai, Nigeria Army

Residents of North-East Nigeria have expressed joy over the peaceful celebrations during the Eid celebrations and called on stakeholders to emulate Tukur Buratai and the Nigeria arm.

Army chief commends troops, pledges timely completion of battalion barracks

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has commended the troops in Daura for their commitment and achievement in combating armed banditry; cattle rustling; kidnapping and other security threats in Katsina State.

Army chief commends troops for being ahead of threats

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has paid tributes to soldiers who died in various operations across the country.

Boko Haram: Borno community celebrates first Sallah in five years

According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says in spite of pocket of attacks by remnant of Boko Haram terrorists in Borno North, the army is tightening the noose against them

Federal government urged to introduce ‘education fund’ for children of slain soldiers

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative has urged the Federal Government to establish “education fund” to carter for the children of the country’s fallen heroes who are mostly youths.

Army chief charges troops on loyalty, sacrifice

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has tasked troops of Nigerian Army in Maiduguri to ensure that loyalty, obedience and sacrifice, were constantly observed in their operational conducts.

Boko Haram: Wounded soldiers celebrate Sallah in hospital

General Officer Commanding, 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Bulama Biu, on Monday rocked the dance floor with wounded troops in the hospital to celebrate Eid-el-kabir with them.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti governor seeks drones for soldiers to tackle criminals

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to equip men and officers of the Nigerian Army in Ekiti State with drones to enable them to tackle criminals and stem the tide of crime in the state.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Taraba killing: Nigerian Army issues advisory to soldiers on handling police anger

The Nigerian Army has issued an advisory for all soldiers to tread carefully anywhere they sight police officers in the coming weeks.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Eze Onyekpere: Court, not DSS released Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Rights activist and Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice, Barrister Eze Onyekpere has condemned media reports crediting the Department of State Security Services, DSS for the release of Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-ZakZaky, founder of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN.

General Buratai: Criminal elements will not occupy any part of Nigeria

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has vowed not to allow criminal elements occupy any part of Nigeria.

Presidency uncovers drug cartels in military, police formations

For a long time, the use of hard drugs by personnel of the Nigerian armed forces has been a subject of speculations, even in clear cases of disturbing patterns of behaviours–such as the inexplicable cases of soldiers who killed colleagues and superior officers and ended up killing themselves.
In a boost to Nigeria’s anti-terrorism war, the Nigerian Army on Thursday unveiled four mine and bomb resistant anti-ambush protected vehicles. 3

In Pictures: Nigerian Army launches mine resistant vehicles

In a boost to Nigeria’s anti-terrorism war, the Nigerian Army on Thursday unveiled four mine and bomb resistant anti-ambush protected vehicles.

General Buratai: Why golf is important to Nigerian Army

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Tukur Buratai, has said the game of golf is another form of military training, which could help the Nigerian Army personnel in tackling the current insecurity in Nigeria.

General Buratai charges army on regular exercise, sporting activities

The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has urged personnel of the Nigerian Army to keep fit and exercise regularly by engaging in sporting activities.

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