News - Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

Lt. Gen. Adeosun, Others Decorated With New Ranks

3 days ago /
Nation 

The newly promoted Three-Star General in the Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Lamidi Adeosun has been decorated with his new rank after his special elevation by the President was announced recently.

Army Reviews Insurgency Strategy

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is reviewing and re-strategizing its deployment in parts of Northeast Nigeria, where there has been a recent shift in Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ activities.

Army Chief Buratai Charges Young Officers On Professionalism, Tactical Thinking

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff,  Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has tasked personnel of the armed forces in the front lines to come to terms with the present reality and be tactical in their operations.

Army Embarks On Local Equipment Manufacturing

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is developing local production capacity to address the shortage of combat equipment in its operations. 

Army Chief Buratai Speaks On Command Leadership

3 weeks ago /
Security 

Improved leadership and command qualities among military officers are necessary for winning the war against insurgency.

Buratai Warns Military Officers Against Disclosure Of Classified Information

1 month ago /
Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says disclosure of classified information by any military officer using the cyberspace or social media is capable of threatening national security.

Buratai Wants Army University To Stick To Core Objectives

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, wants authorities of the Nigerian Army University, BIU, to adhere strictly to the core objectives of the institution.

Army Landmine Victims Buried

2 months ago /
Security 

The remains of an officer and two soldiers who died when their vehicle ran over a landmine set by insurgents have been buried at the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery in Maiduguri.

Army Chief Explains Ownership Of Disputed Giri Land

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the Nigerian Army is in possession of all legal documents allocating the land in Giri, Abuja, to the service. 

Army Chief, Buratai Assures Of Better Welfare For Personnel

2 months ago /
Security 

In the face of several insecurity challenges confronted by the Nigerian military, the chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has assured that the military under his watch is committed to motivating its officers and men who are in the battlefront in the defence of the nation's territorial integrity.

Nigerian Army Works towards Self Sufficiency in Military Hardware

2 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is working towards attaining self-sufficiency in the production of military hardware.

Kidnapped Islamic Scholar Regains Freedom

3 months ago /
Education 

After spending thirteen days in captivity in the hands of kidnappers, famous Kano Islamic scholar and Qur'anic Reciter Ahmad Suleiman has regained freedom.

Army Stresses Training Of Personnel On Modern Global Warfare

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it remains determined to ensure that its officers and soldiers are exposed to trainings in modern global warfare strategies to enable them to respond effectively to current security challenges in the country.

Bayelsa PDP To Challenge Election Outcome In Court

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it will challenge the declaration of election results by INEC in favour of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at the tribunal to reclaim the people's mandates in areas where the just concluded elections were marred by violence and hijacking of electoral materials.

Army To Investigate Election Misconduct By Its Personnel

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it has set up a committee to investigate alleged cases of malpractice by its personnel during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Nigerian Army: 5 Boko Haram Fighters Killed In Buni Yadi Attack

4 months ago /
Nation 

Five Boko Haram terrorists were killed as they attempted to ransack a military base at Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

BON To Work With Security Agencies On Safe Elections

5 months ago /

The Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria, BON, says it will work with the Nigerian army and other security agencies to ensure a safe, free and fair election.

Nigeria Army Poised To Produce Army Combat Vehicles

5 months ago /
Nation 

The chief of army staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai says the army is poised to become self-reliant in the production of army combat vehicles to enhance military operations.

Nigerian Media/Military Seek Better Relations

5 months ago /

The Nigerian media and the military are seeking ways to better improve their relationship in order to promote national security.

Army Responds To FOI Request By SERAP, Others

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has responded to joint freedom of information request sent to him by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Enough Is Enough (EIE), and BUDGIT requesting him to provide information on spending on military operations across the country, particularly in the northeast.


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