Posts Tagged ‘Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Tukur Buratai’

Zamfara: President Buhari reacts to latest killings, issues fresh order

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 17, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion. A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said the partnership followed the infiltration of bandits into areas that were hitherto secure. […]

Gen Buratai’s lawyer warns Gov Wike over allegations

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 23, 2019
Osuagwu Ugochukwu, an Attorney to Chief of Army Staff, Yusuf Buratai, has warned Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike to stop his attack on Major General Jamil Sarham, General Officer Commanding 6 division, and the Nigerian Army. Governor Wike had accused Sarham of running a massive oil theft criminal gang in the state, as well […]

PDP To Buratai: Stop Pitching Military Against Nigerians …Says Soldiers For Election Is Triggering Crime Against Humanity

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 7, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cautions the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the deployment of soldiers for elections, saying such is already triggering an uncontrolled crime against humanity in our nation. This usurpation of the responsibility of the police and involvement of soldiers in the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly […]

Sack Buratai and Win fight against Insecurity

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2019
A former Director of the Department of the State Services (DSS), Mike Ejiofor, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the leadership of some of the various security agencies of their position. Speaking on Arise News, Ejiofor said it would improve the fight against insecurity in the country. He said a situation where high-profile military […]

Nigeria, Amnesty International and Limits of Human Rights Probes

by Breaking Timeson September 4, 2016
Israel Abiodun The London-based Amnesty International has a passion for stirring calm waters, especially in Nigeria. It seems, the organization delights more in propagating contrived negations than rejoicing with humanity’s enviable   accomplishments. By the frequency with which Amnesty International choruses human rights violations in Nigeria, one is tempted to believe there are no other countries […]