Tag: Buratai

Kola MuhammedJune 23, 2021

Ex-Rep Farouk Lawan jailed for 19 years, ‘Zamfara home to highest number of poor Nigerians’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Zamfara ...

Ado AminuDecember 4, 2020

Is this just an issue of incompetence or there is more to the insecurity in Nigeria?

On the heels of the statement made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, projecting that terrorism ...

Michael IsaacNovember 1, 2020

Reno Omokri, Buratai and an unusual hand-to-hand combat

Following the event of Tuesday, 20 October 2020, more and more Nigerians have been demanding answers from parties involved. While ...

Michael IsaacOctober 27, 2020

One week after the #LekkiMassacre: The tales spun by the Nigerian government is falling apart | #EndSARS

A week ago, Nigerians witnessed protesters getting shot by some security operatives at the Lekki tollgate. The incident, the tragic ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 12, 2019

Nepotism in the Nigerian army cost the policemen killed last week their lives

If you follow politics in Nigeria, then the events of last weekend must have caused you some concern. The Nigerian ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2019

The Late 5: Atiku accuses Buhari’s APC of plotting to rig elections; Okorocha’s party dumps Buhari, adopts Atiku | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today Atiku gives Lamido, Makarfi, Dogara, Ekweremadu appointments The presidential candidate of ...

Alexander OnukwueDecember 21, 2018

Wanted: An Honest, Self-Reflective, Grown-Up Nigerian Army

On one hand, it is difficult to bash the Nigerian Armed Forces. They have been, to put it mildly, undercut ...

tosin adesinaDecember 16, 2018

Military Operations: CSOs tasks Buratai on Accountability

A coalition of three civil society Organisations have requested the Chief of Army Staff Lt. Col Tukur Buratai to urgently ...

tosin adesinaFebruary 10, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Okorocha passes vote of no confidence on Idris and Buratai

The woes of the two major security agencies in the country, the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police force was ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 17, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Python Dance and the bite of Biafra

by Simon Kolawole   Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the army chief, is a famous snake farmer. Naturally, he had no ...

EditorSeptember 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 2nd of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: We are in support of your anti-graft war | Vatican tells Buhari Buratai ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2017

The Thread: Here’s what Buratai is up to

Yesterday, we brought to your notice discussions from Twitter NG, flagging perceived suspicious actions of the Chief of Army Staff ...

Op-ed EditorMay 24, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: FG, deport Zakzaky, Zeenat to Iran if they are not safe from Buratai, el-Rufai, others 

by Peregrino Brimah I agree with the Nigerian government’s expressed apprehension for the safety of the lives of Sheikh Zakzaky ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 21, 2017

People are flying a kite | Army officers clear air on coup rumours

by Omoleye Omoruyi Retired military officer, Col. Jibrin Isa, has said the recent report about some politicians colluding with military officers ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 21, 2017

Military coup: Army begin search for suspected officers

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Nigerian Army are reported to have begun an internal search for soldiers and officers suspected to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 16, 2017

Coup rumours made Buratai redeploy top army officers

by Omoleye Omoruyi Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, had on Tuesday warned army officers in line with the ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Be proactive- Buratai finally deploys lifesaving Dogs a year after ENDS advised

by Peregrino Brimah In December of 2015, as disguised Boko Haram terrorists kept springing up and bombing unsuspecting victims to ...

Op-ed EditorApril 7, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Nigerian Army, innovation, and the key in the Dog’s teeth

by Pius Adesanmi Never be too quick to commend a Nigerian official who, Allah be praised, finally does something commendable. ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

Opinion: Still on Fani-Kayode, Buratai, Biafra and the guardians of empire Nigeria

by Jude Ndukwe Let it be stated from the outset that this piece is being written in memory of a ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Buratai, Biafra and the guardians of empire Nigeria (Pt 2)

by Femi Fani-Kayode The truth is that the unconscionable oppressors that constitute the Nigerian ruling elite and political class and ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode: Buratai, Biafra and the guardians of empire Nigeria (Pt 1)

by Femi Fani-Kayode In the last two years, the quest for self-determination amongst the numerous ethnic nationalities that make up ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Opinion: Tukur Buratai, Fatai Owoseni are agents of ancient evils

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   Like many Nigerians, I am emerging from the shock of the recent outbreak of ancient evils ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 14, 2017

Opinion: Two faces of The Nigerian Army

by Mariam C. Mohammed   What kind of face exactly does the Nigerian army really want to present to us? ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

The Thread: The press will not stop demanding for good governance

The arrest of Dapo Olorunyomin and Evelyn of Premium Times was a kick in the gut of free press. The ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 19, 2017

The Thread: “This gra gra politics must stop” | Our Top 10 tweets on the arrest of Premium Times publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi

Police officers just raided Premium Times. They arrested the publisher, Dapo Olorunyomi, and my colleague, Evelyn Okakwu. Story up shortly. ...

RoqeebahDecember 27, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 27th of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Op-ed EditorDecember 24, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Tragicomedy of a corrupt “anti-corruption” government

by Farooq Kperogi This column has lately become more passionate about goings-on in Nigeria’s political and economic spheres than is ...

RoqeebahDecember 22, 2016

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 22nd of December

Read the full stories and analyses here now RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2016

Opinion: On ‘kidnapping’ of judges

by Adekoya Boladale Today, Nigerians woke up to one of the most bizarre news in our nations history. Yesterday we ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2016

Moses Ochonu: Buhari’s problem is unhealthy personal loyalty

Buhari’s problem can be summed up in two words: personal loyalty. He is loyal to a fault to those who ...

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