News - Chief of Army Staff

African Military Forces Unite Against Terror, Insecurity

1 week ago /
Security 

As terrorism and other security threats spread across Africa, the militaries of different nations in the continent have resolved to unite to combat these threats.

Nigerian Army To Improve Infantry Training

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it is working to improve the capacity of its infantry soldiers to address the ongoing war against boko- haram and other internal security threats. 

Army’s Investigative Panel Begins Work In Taraba

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerian army's fact-finding panel on human rights abuses and alleged sabotage by the military has started its assignment in Taraba state.

Army Sets Up Standing Court Martial On Election Malpractice By Its Personnel

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Nigerian Army has set up a standing court martial ahead of the 2019 general elections, to prosecute its personnel who get involved in election malpractice. 

Nigerian Army Investigates Conduct Of Personnel Involved In Exercise Ayem Kpatuma

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of nigerian army personnel involved in Exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Nigerian Army Sets Up Investigation Committee For Exercise

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has set up a committee to investigate the conduct of Nigerian Army personnel involved in exercise Ayem A Kpatuma in Taraba state. 

Buratai Approves Special Promotion For 3,729 Troops

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has approved the release of special promotion for 3, 729 troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, who participated in Operation Deep Punch in Sambisa forest.

Army Says $1billion For Arms Procurement Will Boost Fight Against Insurgency

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the approval of one billion dollars for arm procurement by the federal government is a boost to the ongoing fight against insurgency in the Northeast.  

Army Buries Slain Soldiers

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has described the 11 soldiers who lost their lives in one of its Operations Ayem Akpatuma in the Birnin Gwari forest as heroic as they paid the supreme sacrifice in their effort of defending the territorial integrity of the nation.

Reactions Trail TY Danjuma’s Allegation Against Nigerian Military

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerians on Sunday took to social media to voice mixed reactions to the allegation of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Theophilus Danjuma (Rtd).

EU, Nigerian Army To Collaborate On Security

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The European Union (EU) has promised to collaborate with the Nigerian Army to tackle the insecurity bedeviling the country.

Army Tackles TY Danjuma

4 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has described the statement by Former chief of Army Staff,  Theophilus Danjuma, as unfortunate, coming at the critical the military is trying to demilitarized and restore peace in the Northcentral region.  

Senate Summons Buratai, IGP Over Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Abduction

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has summoned the Chief of Army Staff, LT General Tukur Buratai and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction of 110 secondary schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe state.

Army Promises To Restore Peace To State Affected By Herdsmen/Farmers Crises

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The nigerian army says with the commencement of operation ayem ’a’ kpatuma peace will be restore in the six states affected by the farmers/herdsmen clashes.

The Battle For Sambisa

2 months ago /
Security 

Nigerian troops and allied forces in the Lake Chad Basin region have been conducting intense operations to counter Boko Haram resurgence in and around the infamous Sambisa forest.

Nigerians Should Expect To See End Of Boko Haram – Army

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai on Wednesday said Nigerians should keep faith with the various effort of the military and keep their fingers cross for what he describes as the ‘end of Boko Haram.’He said troops of the Nigerian Army are ready to completely tackle the current...

Buhari Commiserates With Buratai's Family Over Death Of Yusuf Buratai

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari,  has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai. President Buhari,  in a statement,   joins them in mourning the ex-serviceman and veteran of World War II, whose service to Nigeria will always be...

Army Reacts To Shekau Video

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has described Boko  Haram’s latest video as one of its ploys to get the mainstream media to its extremist propaganda.

Army Launches ‘Exercise Cat Race’ To Tackle Killings In Benue, Other States

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has launched a new operation code-named “Ayem Akpatuma”, meaning ‘Cat Race’ to tackle the crises between herdsmen and farmers as well as cases of kidnapping in Benue and other states.Chief of Training and Operations, Major General David Ahmadu, announced this on Wednesday while briefing reporters at the...

More Crocodile Smile, Python Dance Coming–Buratai

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army will conduct more exercises in 2018 to assist civil authorities to deal with internal security challenges in parts of the country. This statement was made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday. Speaking with newsmen after leading troops on a 15km Route March, Buratai said...


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