Earlier this year, Nigerians witnessed the much anticipated replacement of the former Service Chiefs after years of leading the country's military apparatus. The former Service Chiefs were relieved of their duty since their appointment in 2015 when President Buhari was sworn in as the leader of the country.
Nigerian Ambassador to the Benin Republic, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai (Rtd), has stated that Boko Haram has been defeated by the Nigerian Army. He stated this while he was commending President Muhammadu Buhari for his support to the Nigerian military. However, a report from Premium Times has disclosed that some armed men suspected to be members of Boko Haram recently attacked a Nigerian military base in Katarko village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
Of recent, the gallant soldiers in the Nigerian troops have been making positive records against Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria ever since the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Yusufu Buratai relocated to the North East, but ...... On Tuesday, members of Boko Haram sect in Nigeria carried out a deadly attack in Fanduma Koloram community, Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State. It was made known that the fighters operated for more than six hours, thereby killing 81 people, injuring 14 people and abduc
About a month ago, a Nigerian soldier whose name was given as Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini in a viral video criticised the Nigerian Army Chief of Staff, General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, over military mismanagement and Boko Haram killings in the North. The Lance Corporal while talking in the video made it known that the Chief of Defence Staff is no longer loyal to Nigeria and also, he can't be loyal to him and that, the CDS is also been commanded by the COAS. If you come to arrest me, you're free. I am ready
The Nigerian troops of Operation Lafiya Dole recorded another success yesterday, after they ambushed and engaged Boko Haram terrorists along Maniok-Jakana area of Borno State. The troops of sector 1 known as Operation Lafiya Dole identified Boko Haram terrorists crossing points at Mainok-Jakana and ambushed them, there after engaging them in fierce gun battle. It was made known that nine Boko Haram fighters lost their lives, while two Nigerian soldiers sustained minor injuries. The Nigerian Army recovered t
The Nigerian Army has recorded another victory over Boko Haram and the ISWAP terrorist group. This defeat of the insurgents has also earned the member of the Nigerian Army applause from their boss, the COAS, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai. In a post on their social media handle, the Nigerian Army posted that their team of Lafiya Dole has nullified and subdued the attack from members of Boko Haram and ISWAP. Update on Boko Haram from the Nigerian Army On their page, they wrote: "The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen
Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (retd.) is set to face new hurdle over his new ambassadorial role to Benin Republic. Buratai was named Ambassador to the Benin Republic while a former Defence Chief, Gen. Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (retd.
To avenge fallen Hero's gunned by the police and army, There is much anticipation to an upcoming brawl between Bemigho Reno Omokri and General Tukur yusuf buratai. A challenge was early issued on by Reno omokri an author and lawyer, turned political activists who has always had a strong voice against the current federal Government. He is also the founder of a multimedia project, Build Up Nigeria, and has produced a series of short films in the U.S. To a Nigerian Army Lieutenant General and the current Chief
Osinbanjo Speaks Om Buhari Handing Over. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will hand over to another apostle of his when he completes his assignment in 2023. President Buhari’s tenure is expected to come to an end in 2023 when he must have completed another four years in office.
1. Be at alert, deal decisively with any attack in your duty locations – Buratai charges Soldiers The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has read the riot act to General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, and Field Commanders of the Nigerian Army to bring to an end immediately, the arson, killings and looting going on across the country as a result of miscreants and unscrupulous elements hijacking the EndSARS Protests. Addressing the army hierarchy which he summoned to Abuja Today,
Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes New Appointment, Senate Confirm Farouk Yahaya As Chief Of Army Staff
Buhari Makes New Appointment. (Photo Credit: Daily Post) President Muhammadu Buhari has deployed the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd) to Benin Republic as an Ambassador. Similarly, the immediate Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin (rtd) was also deployed to the Republic of Cameroon as an Ambassador-Designate of Nigeria.
The Nigerian Army has announced that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole killed 105 Boko Haram members in a recent offensive that was carried out against the insurgents. In a statement released by the Nigerian Army spokesman Col. Sagir Musa on Sunday April 19, it was gathered that the terrorists were killed in northeastern Yobe state on the outskirts of Buni Gari village after Brigadier General Lawrence Araba “followed a credible lead”. Two soldiers were injured in the operations and a large amount of
The Nigerian Army (NA) helmsman, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, is an elusive character and a natural leader in all human calculations. In view of the outstanding achievements in the war against Boko Haram's insurgency, banditry in the northwest and the dramatic transformation of the Nigerian Army, he is also one of the most outstanding and also one of the most greatest chief of army staff in the 157 years of the existence of the Nigerian Army, having taken over the mantle of leadership in a crucial
The Nigerian military has disclosed that troops which bear group name as "Operation Lafiya Dole" have killed about 105 Boko Haram sects in a recent counter offensive that was launched against the terrorists. According to the statement which was released by the Nigerian military spokesman Col. Sagir Musa on Sunday April 19, it was learnt that the boko-harm members were killed in northeastern region of Yobe state on the surbub of Buni Gari village after Brigadier General Lawrence Araba “led the tr
in an announcement flowed to writers in Damaturu, said the tasks occurred at the edges of Buni Gari town in Yobe. He said the guerillas were arranging "an overwhelming invasion on the town". Buni Gari is less that 7 km from the 27 Task Force Brigade in Buni Yadi which additionally obliges the Nigerian Army Special Forces School. Mr Musa, a colonel, said the soldiers of Sector 2 of Operation Lafiya Dole, drove by a brigadier general, Lawrence Araba, "followed a trustworthy lead that prompted the destruct
On tuesday 15th of September, the Nigerian Army gave an array of projects that was commissioned by the chief of army staff- "Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai" This was gotten through their verified facebook page as shown below: According to the report, these projects were commissioned in "Asamu, Ola-Oluwa" Local Government Area (LGA), Osun State. The occasion witnessed several dignitaries which include: "1. Mr Adegboyega Oyetola (the executive Governor Of Osun State) 2 . Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II (
BUNI GARI ENCOUNTER: BURATAI HAILS TROOPS FOR GALLANTRY, SUCCESSES AGAINST TERRORISTS Following forceful development/abuse activity completed by troops of Sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE (OPLD), it is presently comfirmed that a sum of One Hundred and Five (105) Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists were killed during the Buni Gari experience. This was unveiled by the Commander Sector 2 OPLD Brig Gen Lawrence Araba while preparation the Chief of Army Staff and his company on Sunday. Subsequently, the Chief of Ar
Nigerian Army recently launched an operation against Boko Haram insurgents and killed about 105 members in Buni Gari in Gujba Local government area, Yobe state on Saturday, 18th April, 2020. The Commander Sector 2 OPLD Brig Gen Lawrence Araba made this known to news men while briefing the Chief of Army Staff on Sunday. However, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Yusufu Buratai, when visited injured soldiers on Sunday at the Field Ambulance Logistics Base 3 Damaturu and Special Forces’ School in Buni Ya
Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, is regarded by some people as the Sportsman General because of his involvement in sports. In this article, I bring you two glorious photos of COAS Lt Gen Tukur Buratai participating as an active athlete during his days as a junior officer. He was known to be a long-distance runner. Around 1988, General Buratai represented 26 Battalion, Bonny Camp-Lagos at the Guards Brigade Championship which took place at the National Stadium, Lagos.
BUNI GARI ENCOUNTER: BURATAI HAILS TROOPS FOR GALLANTRY, SUCCESSES AGAINST TERRORISTS Following an aggressive follow-up / exploitation operation carried out by the troops of sector 2, Operation LAFIYA DOLE (OPLD), it is now confirmed that a total of one hundred and five (105) terrorists from Boko Haram / ISWAP have were neutralized during the meeting of Buni Gari. This was revealed by the brigadier commander of sector 2 of the BPLD, General Lawrence Araba, during a briefing with the Chief of the Defense Sta