News - Chief of Army Staff

Nigerian Army Commanders Review Boko Haram Operations

1 week ago /
Nation  Security 

The northeastern part of Nigeria is still grapping with the challenge of Boko haram terrorism, the nation’s biggest security threat. To boost the military response against the group, Nigerian army commanders who have been involved in the operations in the last six years have converged in Abuja for a strategic retreat. Since...

Army Takes Decoration Of Senior Officers To Maiduguri; Calls For Govt. Intervention In Recaptured Communities

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says there is need for better deployment of the police and civil administration authorities in areas that have been recaptured from Boko haram in the Northeast. The Army Chief made the call at the decoration of 45 newly promoted major generals in...

Exercise Wazobia Kungama: Nigerian Army Coducts Combat Training Exercise In Falgore Forest

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has conducted a joint combat training exercise for its personnel in the Falgore forest, which stretches from Kano to Bauchi, Kaduna Plateau and Kaduna states. The training exercise comprised troops from the Nigerian Army school of Infantry (NASI), the Nigerian Army Depot, The Warrant Officers Academy, and the...

BBOG Canvasses Better Welfare For Nigerian Soldiers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members of the bring back our girls group are cautioning the Nigerian government not to jeopardize the country’s peace and security by neglecting the welfare of the soldiers in the north-east and other parts of the country. The group at its daily sit-out in Abuja on Thursday raised concerns over the...

Alternative Funding For Nigerian Army Operations

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is time to look for alternative sources of funding for the armed forces and other security agencies.This was part of recommendations at the Nigerian Army finance corps 2017 conference held in Lagos, which brought together security agencies, the legislature and other finance stakeholders to discuss...

Ministry Of Defence Releases Payment For Delayed Troops Allowances

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says outstanding allowances of soldiers fighting Boko-Haram in the Northeast will be paid fully within the week.The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said in a statement that the payment of two-months backlog follows the release of funds for the payment of operational allowances and...

Capacity Building: Army Holds Two-Day Conference In Abuja

1 month ago /
Security 

To fit into the current models of warfare and military engagement, the high command of the Nigerian army wants its officers to put up their thinking caps and be more creative in resource management. Chief of army staff, lieutenant general Tukur Buratai gave the charge while declaring open a two-day army...

Army Will Never Do Anything To Harm Nigerians – Buratai

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said the Nigerian Army is people oriented and will never do anything to harm Nigerians. Buratai said this at the closing ceremony of Exercise Crocodile Smile II in 6 Division after the community responsibility activities of the Division in...

Due Process In Army Procurement

1 month ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says in line with the Federal Government's intolerance to financial corruption, it is taking steps to educate its personnel on procurement laws and best practices. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Abuja when he visited the Director-General of the Bureau for...

Nigerian Army To Commence Medical Outreach Exercise In Bayelsa Next Week

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson is calling on the people of the state to give the Nigerian Army adequate support when it commences it's medical outreach programme in the state next week. Governor Dickson made the call while receiving the Nigerian Army chief of logistics, Major General Rogers Nicholas and other...

Exercise Crocodile Smile II

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says emerging security challenges in the country call for better training of its personnel to address the threats. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai said this in Takwa Bay when he flagged off Exercise Crocodile Smile II in the 81 Division Nigerian Army Area...

Buhari Pledges ‘Full Support’ For Military, Security Agencies

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the full support of the Federal Government for the military and other security agencies in tackling all forms of crime across the country. The President’s pledge followed a meeting with the service chiefs on Tuesday at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. “Briefing today from the...

Buhari Mourns General Malu

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has extended his condolences to the Malu family as well as the government and people of Benue state on the death of lt. General victor Malu (retired), a Former Chief Of Army Staff (COAS). President Buhari also commiserated with the Nigerian armed forces on the demise of a...

Ex-Chief Of Army Staff Victor Malu Is Dead

2 months ago /
Nation 

A former chief of army staff, lt. Gen. Victor Malu, is dead. Gen. Malu died at the age of 70. Gen. Malu, according to a family source, Bemadoor, died on Monday morning, at a Cairo, Egypt hospital where he had traveled to for normal medical check-up two weeks ago. The former ECOMOG...

Military assures of security in northeast

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian chief of army staff, lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says, the army will do its best to ensure that security in the northeast is stabilised. He also says that the troops are ever remain loyal in the discharge of their responsibilities to the nation. The army chief was speaking at the...

Lawyers Call For Arrest Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer, Others

2 months ago /
Nation 

Legal practitioners, under the aegis of lawyers of conscience (LAWCONS) have called for the immediate arrest of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other persons working for the outlawed indigenous people of biafra. President of the association, Babatunde Oladimeji, while addressing the  press  in Abuja  condemned the...

Nigeria-Benin Republic Army To Collaborate On Security

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army has been commended for its leading role in restoring peace and security in the West African sub-region. The commendation came from the Benin republic chief of army staff, Colonel Fructeux Abdias, who is in Abuja to participate in a conference for West African land forces. Colonel abdias said it...

Lawyer Sues Buratai Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Alleged ‘Disappearance’

2 months ago /
Nation 

Lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has sued the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, over Nnamdi Kanu’s alleged disappearance since the September 14 raid by the Army on his residence. In an originating motion filed before the Federal High Court...

Army Goes On Medical Outreach In Ahiazu, Imo State

2 months ago /
Health  Nation 

Over one thousand indigenes of Ahiara, Mbaise in Imo state south east Nigeria have benefited from free medical services carried out by the Nigeria army 82 division Brigadier general James Jikemian representing the chief of army staff said the outreach is to bridge the gap between the army and civilians The exercise...

Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says its Operation Python Dance Two in the South-East of the country will continue until it is satisfied with the security situation there.   Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai who said this at the army quarterly conference in Abuja appealed to Nigerians to shield the army...


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