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Tukur Buratai laments sustained Boko Haram attacks in North East

Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.

11 soldiers face court marshal in Enugu

Major-General Emmanuel Kabuk, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 82 Division Nigerian Army, Enugu, has inaugurated an eight-man member General Court Marshal meant to instill discipline in the Division.

NSF: Tukur Buratai, Godwin Obaseki attend opening ceremony in Abuja

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, as well as the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, were among the dignitaries who graced the opening ceremony of the 19th National Sports Festival on Thursday at the National Stadium Abuja.

Tukur Buratai: Newly promoted officers to move to North East

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday, hinted that some of the newly promoted senior officers will be moved to the North East to strengthen the ongoing counter terrorism operations.

Nigerian Army sends reinforcement to Borno town over reported impending terrorist attack

The Nigerian Army has mobilised a reinforcement of troops to fortify Jakana, a town in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

Boko Haram: Federal government orders air force chief to join Tukur Buratai in north-east

The federal government has directed Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, to join Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff in the north-east to coordinate the Nigerian air force operations.
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Deji Adeyanju arraigned again, remanded in prison

The Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja on Tuesday remanded Deji Adeyanju in prison, moments after the political activist was arraigned on a petition filed by Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai.
Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Mansur Dan-Ali asks Tukur Buratai to remain in North-east till security improves

Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, has directed Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, to remain in the north-east until the security situation in the region improves.

Tukur Buratai charges Special Forces to prove they’re better trained than Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has challenged its Special Forces to prove that they have better training and tactics than terrorists by making the difference and positive impact in the ongoing counter-terrorism operations.

Tukur Buratai: Fake news threatens national security, operations

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says fake news not only poses threat to national security but makes the ongoing counter terrorism operation in the North East more difficult.

Nigerian Army: $1 billion approved to fight insurgency hasn’t been released

The Nigerian army says it is yet to get $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges in the country.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram from hideout

The Nigerian Army said its troops have dislodged Boko Haram insurgents from their hideout in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno.

Tukur Buratai orders investigation into alleged discovery of militia camp in Rivers

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has ordered a thorough investigation into the discovery of militia camp in Rivers State by troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army, on November 26, 2018.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai charges troops to take offensive posture

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged field commanders to complement whatever approach they take in prosecuting the ongoing counter insurgency operations with offensive posture.
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Tukur Buratai: Boko Haram now using drones and mercenaries

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says Boko Haram insurgents have advanced in technology and now use drones and mercenaries.

Tukur Buratai: No army can have enough equipment for its operations

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday declared that no army can have enough equipment for its operations.
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Muhammadu Buhari warns military to stay away from politics

Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.

Metele attack: Nigerian Army confirms 23 soldiers killed, 31 others injured

The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it lost 23 personnel to the attack by the Islamic State of West African Province terrorists, who attacked the 157 Battalion in Metele in northern Borno on November 18.

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