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Nigerian Army moves to improve security around national parks, forests

•Organises seminar on regimentation, combating security  challenges  Senator Iroegbu  The Nigerian Army Department of Army Standards and Evaluation, has moved to strengthen the security of all national parks and forests in line with the directives of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, for  formations to establish mini Zoos and parks as

Photospeak: Buhari, Security Chiefs meet in Aso Rock

Jude Johnson President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with service chiefs and security heads at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Although the agenda of the meeting was not made public, it may not be unconnected with the security situation in the country as the security heads were expected

Buratai reiterates army’s resolve to support democracy

Precious Egbaletiwon The Nigeria Army has reiterated its resolve to be professionally responsive in the discharge of its constitutional roles. This was stated by the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai at the West African Social Activities (WASA) organised by the army headquarters garrison, Abuja. General Buratai who was

Timi Frank petitions US, UK, others over military involvement in elections

Demands Visa ban on Buratai, others Senator Iroegbu A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has petitioned the United State of America, United Kingdom and the European Union (EU), asking them to place a visa ban on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur

US Army commander seeks collaboration with Nigerian Army

The newly appointed Commanding General United State Army Africa (USARAF), Major General Roger Cloutier has sought further collaboration with the Nigerian Army in the areas of training support, procurement and logistics. Cloutier made this known on Tuesday when he paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General

Nigerian Military will break Boko Haram, ISWA unholy alliance — Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has vowed that the military will break the unholy alliance between the Boko Haram terrorists and Islamic State West Africa or ISWA. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr Buratai made the assertion on Monday in Abuja, when he declared open a two-day

Group lauds Buratai over improved civil-military relations, appointment of Gen. Mohammed

Jude Johnson A Non-Governmental Organisation, Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI), has lauded the efforts of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen.Tukur Buratai,for improved civil-military relations in the country. GOPRI said Buratai deserved the commendation for appointing Maj-Gen.US Mohammed, who it described as not only humble but also accessible and

Nigerian Army seeks collaboration with Korea to fight terrorism

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has led a delegation to the Republic of Korea to seek strategic bi-lateral collaboration in the fight against terrorism and insurgency. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman in a statement on Saturday said the visit was

Boko Haram reportedly kill six soldiers near Buratai’s village

Six Nigerian soldiers were killed and 14 injured when Boko Haram jihadists raided a village near the army chief’s family home, security and hospital sources said on Saturday. The jihadists, on Thursday, attacked an army position overnight in Kamuya, a village in the northeastern state of Borno near the home of