Tag: Tukur Buratai

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Alexander OnukwueMay 30, 2019

YNaija Presents: The 100 most influential people in Nigerian Politics

Editor’s Note: As part of YNaija’s commitment to contributing to the National discussion on politics and its place in furthering ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 16, 2019

EFCC arraigns Babachir Lawal over N544m grass-cutting scandal, Bill Clinton cancels trip to Nigeria ahead of elections and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the top stories that drove conversation this week 66 killed in Kaduna on Election Eve The Kaduna state ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 3, 2019

UPDATED: Nigerian Airforce loses 5 crewmen, attack helicopter during combat

Following a mission late Wednesday at about 7:45 pm, by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to provide close air support ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 29, 2018

Nigerian Army releases casualty figure from attack by Boko Haram on Metele

Following the report by Reuters that over 100 soldiers were killed in an attack by the Islamic West African Province (ISWAP), ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 29, 2018

The Big 5: Senate adopts report establishing 10 new tertiary institutions; No army can have enough equipment for its operations – Buratai | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Senate on Wednesday adopted the report of its committee on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 27, 2018

The Late 5: Drama in Benue Assembly as two speakers emerge; Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikeme retires from football I More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: There was a mild drama at the complex of the Benue House ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 18, 2018

The Big 5: State Governors threaten to take over subsidy payment, Court rules marriages at Federal Registries as unconstitutional and other top stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The National Economic Council (NEC), comprising the 36 State Governors ...

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AzeezDecember 31, 2017

Buratai orders investigation into alleged extortion by soldiers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has launched an investigation into alleged extortion of motorists by soldiers on the Maiduguri-Gamboru Ngala ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 26, 2017

“I assure you of my commitment to your welfare and that of your families” | See what Buratai told soldiers fighting Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has sent a Christmas message to soldiers fighting Boko Haram. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 4, 2017

Buratai insists that the battle tide against Boko Haram has shifted

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. General Tukur Buratai on Monday said that the power of insurgents – Boko Haram ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 30, 2017

Reps oppose Buratai’s new language policy

The House of Representatives on Wednesday disapproved the new local language policy proposed by the Nigerian Army. Why it matters: ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 29, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 29th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: It is not true that all the roads are ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari’s plan to checkmate violent extremism, Buratai on Boko Haram and, other stories

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. President Buhari has launched an action plan to checkmate ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 29, 2017

Nigerian Army has played its role satisfactorily in the war against Boko Haram – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday, said all that was remaining for the war on ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 6th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Presidency releases state by state federal appointments by Buhari ...

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AzeezNovember 6, 2017

You will get your allowances this week | Buratai tells soldiers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has assured Lafiya Dole troops that their two months outstanding operational allowances would be paid ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

Army launches free medical exercise in Abia

The Nigerian Army has launched a free medical outreach in Ovim, Isuikwuato Local Government Area, Abia, as an integral part ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Just In: Order Buratai to produce Nnamdi Kanu | Lawyers urge court

Lawyers of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have declared him missing. What happened: Nnamdi Kanu ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 19, 2017

Army exercise was carefully planned in the interest of the Southeast – Buratai

The Ebonyi State Government has declared support for the recently launched Nigerian Army exercise codenamed “Egwu Eke’’, Python Dance II, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 19, 2017

We did not “declare” IPOB a terrorist organisation – Buratai

The chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai says the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) did not “declare” the Indigenous People of Biafra ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

Army to conduct more exercises – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai at the commencement of the 2nd and 3rd Quarter Chief of Army Staff ...

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Samuel OkikeSeptember 11, 2017

The Big 5: Army vs IPOB; Alhassan chides Fani-Kayode; and other top stories

Good Morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Following reports that the Nigerian Army invaded ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

The Big 5: Buhari 2019, Military Strike Force neutralises terrorists, and other stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should monitor today: Troops of the Mobile Strike Force deployed to ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Shekau’s death won’t stop us | Boko Haram tells Army in new video

Terrorist group, Boko Haram has said despite a 40-day ultimatum issued to capture its leader, Abubakar Shekau, its insurgents are ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Injured soldier promises to go back to fight Boko Haram

Private Samuel Ernest, who is recuperating from an injury at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, Maiduguri, says he would go back to ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2017

Boko Haram: Defeated, depleted or what exactly?

by Alexander O. Onukwue On BBC Hardtalk, Nigeria’s Army chief employed a technical dodge to backtrack on the Army’s claim ...

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AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Buratai extends deadline for capture of Boko Haram leader, Shekau

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has extended his 40-day deadline to troops to capture Abubakar Shekau,  leader of ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Buratai’s men on the prowl again

Officers of the Nigerian Army belonging to the  34 Artillery Brigade Owerri acting on the instructions of the Imo State ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2017

Boko Haram activities have cost North-East $9bn – Buratai

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the North-East has lost $9bn to the activities of terrorist ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Go into forests and wipe out Boko Haram insurgents | Buratai tells troops

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has urged troops to advance into forests and wipe out remnants of Boko Haram ...

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