Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag "Tukur Buratai"

    EXTRA: Army organises spiritual warfare against Boko Haram 

EXTRA: Army organises spiritual warfare against Boko Haram 

The Nigerian army, on Monday, took the battle against insurgency to a spiritual realm.A seminar themed: “Countering Insurgency and Violent Extremism in Nigeria through Spiritual Warfare”, was organised at the Nigeria Army Resource Centre in Abuja. The seminar was organised by the army’s directorate of chaplain services Roman Catholic, Protestant and directorate of Islamic affairs. Tukur Buratai, army’s chief of staff, who [...]

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    THE INSIDER: Service chiefs are ALL overdue for retirement — but Buhari won’t let them go

THE INSIDER: Service chiefs are ALL overdue for retirement — but Buhari won’t let them go

Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, and Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, chief of naval staff, have one thing in common -- they are ALL due for retirement having spent more than 35 years in military service.But President Muhammadu is holding them back -- after first extending their services by [...]

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    Buhari promotes Lamidi Adeosun to Lt Gen — same rank with Buratai

Buhari promotes Lamidi Adeosun to Lt Gen — same rank with Buratai

For the first time in this democratic dispensation, the Nigerian army will have two lieutenant-generals.On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the promotion Lamidi Adeosun, a major general and chief of training and operations at army headquarters, to lieutenant-general -- the same rank as Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff.It is not clear if Adeosun's promotion places him in good stead [...]

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    Our security strategy is working, say service chiefs

Our security strategy is working, say service chiefs

Despite the widespread insecurity in the country, the service chiefs say their strategy is working.They spoke after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Thursday.Abubakar Sadique, chief of air staff, told reporters that the meeting was "all about the security of Nigerians and Nigeria".He said the security forces would continue to work harder to ensure that every [...]

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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu hosts Buratai

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu hosts Buratai

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, received Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, at the government house, Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday. Buratai, who visited Sanwo-Olu with other military officers, was received by the governor alongside his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.Below are pictures:[...]

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    Buratai blames soldiers for Boko Haram attacks

Buratai blames soldiers for Boko Haram attacks

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has attributed some attacks on military bases to insufficient commitment of soldiers.The Nigerian army has suffered many attacks from the Boko Haram sect, especially in Borno, in recent times.Just last week, insurgents hit a military formation in the state, killing at least six soldiers.Some weeks before that attack, Boko Haram fighters killed 25 military [...]

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    Buratai: Cultism, activism, strike won’t be tolerated in army university

Buratai: Cultism, activism, strike won’t be tolerated in army university

Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff (COAS), has said that discipline will be enforced in the newly establishment Nigerian army university in Biu, Borno state.Buratai said that vices such as cultism, activism, protest or strike will not be tolerated from both students and members of staff.He was speaking at the army headquarters in Abuja on Monday, while presenting a [...]

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    Buratai: The threat by Boko Haram is real

Buratai: The threat by Boko Haram is real

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the threat by the Boko Haram sect is real.Speaking on Wednesday when the chairman house of representatives committee on the army visited him in Maiduguri, Borno state, Buratai blamed some politicians for fuelling insecurity.He said the military has strong evidence that politicians are sponsoring banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country.The [...]

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    ‘We killed many insurgents’ — army speaks on Borno attack

‘We killed many insurgents’ — army speaks on Borno attack

The Nigerian army says many insurgents were killed in Friday's attack at Magumeri town in Borno state.The Islamic State (IS) had claimed responsibility for the attack, saying its fighters killed 10 soldiers and burnt a military base.But in a statement on Sunday, Ezindu Idima, deputy director, army public relations, sector 3 Operation Lafiya Dole, said only five soldiers were killed.He said [...]

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    Islamic State: We burnt military barracks and killed 10 soldiers in Borno

Islamic State: We burnt military barracks and killed 10 soldiers in Borno

The Islamic State (IS) says it killed 10 soldiers in an attack in Magumeri, a community in Borno state, on Friday.The group made the claim through AMAQ, its news agency.According to Reuters, IS uploaded images of barracks that were burnt and the remains of the dead soldiers.A source in the Nigerian army was said to have confirmed the attack which [...]

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    ‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

‘Soldiers will be tough this time’ — Buratai warns ‘election riggers’

Ahead of the Saturday governorship and house of assembly elections, Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff, says intelligence gathered has shown that politicians have plans to disrupt the process.He made this known on Wednesday during a meeting with principal staff officers and commanders of the Nigerian army.While noting the cases of violence outbreak in some parts during the presidential [...]

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    PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

PDP to Buratai: Concentrate on your demanding assignment, NOT politics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, to concentrate on ending the Boko Haram insurgency instead of "dabbling into politics".In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, asked Buratai to refrain himself from acts or actions that will suggest in any way that the military has become an arm of a political party.Reacting [...]

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    We are bound to obey Buhari, Buratai replies Atiku

We are bound to obey Buhari, Buratai replies Atiku

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, says the army is bound to obey orders from constituted authorities, dismissing Atiku Abubakar’s call for the military not to obey President Muhammadu Buhari.On Monday, Buhari directed security operatives to deal ruthlessly with those who might want to snatch ballot boxes during the elections.Reacting, however, Atiku, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in [...]

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    Clamping down on IPOB ‘will disrupt peace’ in south-east

Clamping down on IPOB ‘will disrupt peace’ in south-east

Nzuko Umunna, an association of Igbo stakeholders, says clamping down on the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) will disrupt the peace in the south-east.The association said this on Wednesday while reacting to a reported directive from Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, asking soldiers to clamp down on the secessionist group.It quoted Buratai as giving the directive [...]

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    Buratai: New army uniform sends signal when you are in danger

Buratai: New army uniform sends signal when you are in danger

The Nigerian army on Saturday said it has adopted new technologies and application of drones in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east.Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff (COAS), disclosed this while fielding questions at a dinner and media interactive session organised for editors and defence correspondents in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.Buratai said the applications of drones and [...]

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    Boko Haram: FG orders air force chief to join Buratai in north-east

Boko Haram: FG orders air force chief to join Buratai in north-east

The federal government has directed Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff, to join Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff in the north-east to coordinate the Nigerian air force operations.Tukur Gusau, the public relations officer to the minister of defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said in a statement that the decision was taken on Tuesday at a meeting of the air council [...]

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