PDP tells Buratai to probe military’s role in Bayelsa electoral violence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate the role of the military in the violence that occurred in the state during the last general elections.…

FirstBank partners the Nigerian Army to deepen financial inclusion – Saidu Adamu

The Nigerian Army in conjunction with First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Tuesday launched “Agent Banking Scheme” for army personnel at the 20 Battalion Serti in Taraba. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai explained that the aim…

Reporting national security not for ‘all comers’, Buratai warns (Nation)

Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday emphasised that reporting of national security issues is not for “all comers”. He warned that anyone found wanting will be guilty of breaching the Official Secrets Act, 1962. The COAS spoke while…

Army trains battlefield Commanders in Lagos (SUN)

The Nigerian Army, in Lagos, has commenced training for battlefield commanders to improve their competence and skill in planning of operations in North East. The training which commenced, on Monday, was focused on the maneuverist approach to warfare, estimate process…

How to identify suicide bombers, by Buratai (Nation)

Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai yesterday gave tips on how to identify suicide bombers. Speaking during a visit to the Emir of Mubi in Adamawa State where suicide bombers struck last week, Gen. Buratai said the security…

Ahead 2019 polls, Army bars officers from attending church services outside barracks (SUN)

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has barred officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army from attending church services outside the barracks. The COAS also warned personnel who he said were ‘sympathetic’ to political, religious and ethnic groups to…

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