Tags : Chief of Army Staff

Boko Haram: “Troops Can’t Claim Victory Always” -COAS

As Nigerians continue to face security challenge in parts of the country, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has admitted defeat of the Army on several battle fronts by Boko Haram insurgents in recent times. He explained that though some of the Nigerian troops locations in manioc and other formations were attacked […]

Buhari Writes National Assembly, Seeks Confirmation Of Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the National Assembly seeking the confirmation of the Service Chiefs. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Mr Babajide Omoworare, said this in a statement on Friday, January 29, 2021. He said after nominating the Service Chiefs, President Buhari, in a letter dated […]

Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs and appointed new Officers as replacements. The new Service Chiefs are: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff. This […]

Army Redeploys 210 Generals, 1,336 Others

The Nigerian Army has redeployed 210 Generals and over a thousand of its Officers to various new positions in a major shakeup. In a list obtained by Channels Television on Saturday, January 9, 2021, a total of 1,546 Officers were redeployed. Besides the generals that were redeployed, 450 Colonels, 309 Majors, 251 Captains and 322 Lieutenants were […]

“We Won’t Negotiate With Bandits” – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, stated that the army will not negotiate with bandits but will arrest bandits if they failed to surrender. The Chief of Army Staff, stated this while addressing Zamfara journalists in Faskari town of Katsina State very close to Zamfara State on Wednesday. Buratai warned that the […]