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Army Deploys Special Forces To Southern Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has said that it has already deployed Special Forces to Southern Kaduna to join other security agencies in making sure that normalcy is restored to that region.

PREMIUM TIMES “Fires” Nigerian Army, Demands  Apology From Buratai, Others

PREMIUM TIMES has replied a letter sent by the Nigerian Army, threatening legal action against the newspaper for publications about the army and the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a Lieutenant General.

Rich Nigerians Supporting Boko Haram – Buratai

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has attributed the renewed attacks by the Boko Haram Terrorist group to the support of some wealth- to- do Nigerians.

Al-Makura Raises Alarm Over Influx Of Criminals Into Nasarawa State

Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, has cried out to the Nigerian Military that criminals being flushed out by ongoing military operations in Zamfara State are settling in his domain.

UN Applauds Improved Conditions For IDPs

The United Nations has applauded the improvement in the conditions of internally displaced persons, IDPs, in Bama, Borno State, saying 15,000 people are provided with food by the World Food Programme while a clinic has been opened to provide care for the sick. Also classes have been set up for school children.

Army To Commence Operations In South-South

The Nigerian Army says it will begin an operation codenamed 'Crocodile Smile' in the South-south region of the country in order to curb the increase in militancy and crime in the area.

Buratai Orders Audit Of Army Accounts 

To prevent past practices where funds meant for fighting insurgency in the northeast were embezzled, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a Lieutenant General, has ordered the Military Police to carry out a forensic audit of all formations and units in the northeast.

Falana Wants Buratai To Resign Or Be Sacked

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and Human rights lawyer, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, if the army chief fails to voluntarily resign following the revelation of his properties in Dubai worth $1.5 million.


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