Posts Tagged ‘Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai’
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai , Nigeria, security

Security Situation Under Control, No Cause For Alarm – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, assured Nigerians that the security situation in the country is under control. Buratai gave the assurance while addressing 250 officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, who are in course at Kachia in Kaduna State. The army chief was […]
Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, Helicopter

Nigeria To Produce Helicopters Soon – Buratai

The Nigerian Army says it is working with some of its indigenous and foreign partners in the defence industry to produce prototype helicopters for its operations. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, stated this on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in an interview with newsmen after inspecting some stands at an exhibition of locally […]

How EFCC arrested Senator Saminu Turaki in presence of Obasanjo, Gowon, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai and NSA

The Economic and Fi­nancial Crimes Com­mission (EFCC) yes­terday arrested the former governor of Jigawa State, Sen. Saminu Turaki. The EFCC swooped on the governor at the Interna­tional Conference Centre, Abuja, during the launch of a book titled, ‘The First Regular Combatant: Briga­dier General Zakariya Mai­malari’, written by Haruna Paloma. Turaki is currently stand­ing trial over […]

Military remains loyal to the Constitution, disregard Coup rumors – Defence Headquarters

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has broken its silence on the ru­mours of a coup plot dominating the polity in the past two weeks. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, had re­cently cautioned military offic­ers against hobnobbing with politicians and warned that an­yone caught involving in parti­san politics would be severely dealt with. Since […]

Don’t drag the Army into politics, CSO Cautions

Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance (COCMEGG) wholeheartedly support the Chief of Army Staff in his patriotic call and efforts to keep Nigeria peaceful and stable. In a statement on Thursday in Abuja, (COCMEGG) warn politicians, power seekers and political jobbers to desist from heating-up the polity unnecessarily and stop their […]

RUMORS OF COUP | Stop using soldiers to guard politicians, Wike tells Army

Rather than warning sol­diers and senior military officers against hobnob­bing with politicians, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Riv­ers State has advised the Army High Command to stop posting battalions of soldiers to guard politicians. He said that the new ap­proach to protecting politicians was counter-productive and a threat to national security. The governor also advised […]