Posts Tagged ‘COAS’

INSECURITY: Top Security Chiefs arrive in Katsina

Some top security chiefs from the armed forces and the police arrived in Katsina State on Thursday to assess the level of insecurity in the state following recent bandits attacks in some parts of the state. The visit was said to have been at the instance of the Federal Government after Governor Aminu Masari briefed […]

Nigeria Army to recruit 12,000 men in 2017

Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai has disclosed that the Nigeria Army would recruit 12,000 men in 2017 to help fight insurgents and other uprisings across the country. Buratai was speaking during a budget defence session with the House of Representatives Committee on Army. According to him, the recruitment exercise would […]

Leave Buratai Out of It By Tufa Arasu

Recent media agitations against the country’s Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, by some civil society groups and self acclaimed Nigerian human rights’ advocates for one reason or the other, attracted this writer’s interest. These calls are coming at a time when the country needs to gather all its forces to […]

Army Reveals Whereabouts of El – Zakzaky, Shehu Sanni Calls For Investigations

The Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Thursday that the arrested Shi’ite leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zak-Zaky, is no longer in the custody of the Army. Buratai, who ordered the soldiers to kill hundreds of unarmed Shiite of the Islamic Movement last week in Zaria, said this when he met with a […]

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COAS Constitutes Board To Probe Army Involvement In 2015 Elections

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Gen. Tukur Buratai has constituted a five-man board of generals to investigate alleged partisanship of members of the Nigeria Army during the 2015 general election. General Officer Commanding, GOC, 1 Division of the Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Adeniyi Oyebade has been appointed as Chairman of the board by Gen Buratai. Other […]