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Michika: Buratai commends troops for foiling Boko Haram attack

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops of Operation Lafiya Dole for displayed great valour in repelling Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Michika, Adamawa. Buratai made the commendation during an operational visit to troops of 155 and 143 Task Force Battalion at Michika and Lassa. Buratai, who was represented by Brig.-Gen. […]
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Ex-Army chief, Gen. David Ejoor, dies at 87, Okowa mourns

Ex-Army chief, Gen. David Ejoor, dies at 87, Okowa mourns

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has expressed sadness over the demise of retired Maj. Gen. David Ejoor, former Chief of Army Staff between 1971 and 1975. He was 87 years old. Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, on Sunday in Asaba, condoled with the family, […]
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Buratai lauds troops for retaking Baga

Buratai lauds troops for retaking Baga

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, has commended troops in the North East for recapturing Baga, the Borno border town earlier seized by Boko haram insurgents. “I am very delighted to receive the good news of your triumphant entry, clearing of the strategic town of Baga and neutralising the Boko […]
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We will ensure peaceful conduct of 2019 elections ― Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Major. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, assured that the military and other security agencies would give adequate attention to the security of lives and property before, during and after the 2019 elections. Buratai who stated this in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo state, during the inauguration […]
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We are in control of Baga, says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured that Baga town in Borno State remained under the control of the Nigerian military, despite reports that insurgents had sacked the troops and taken over the community they had occupied in the past. Buratai, speaking in Maiduguri, the state capital, during the flag-off of […]
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JUST IN: Boko Haram raids Borno community

JUST IN: Boko Haram raids Borno community

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Members of the Boko Haram terrorist group has raided a remote community in southern Borno, killing at least one person while scores of residents were injured. The insurgents reportedly invaded Makalama in Chibok Local Government on Sunday night, forcing residents to flee into surrounding bush. “The insurgents came firing into our village […]
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Buratai under pressure over military spending

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has been sent a joint Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), asking him to provide information on the 2015, 2016 and 2017 budget implementation reports of the Nigerian Army.
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Army identifies education as tanacea to insecurity

Army identifies education as tanacea to insecurity

Ben Dunno, Warri The military authorities operating in the Niger Delta region has attributed lack of primary education among teeming able bodied youths, especially along the creeks and remote upland settlements as reason for the increasing cases of insecurity currently prevalent in the country. The General Officer Commanding, (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, […]
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