Meeting TY Buratai, the workaholic Army General

By Elvis Attah He is unassuming, unlike soldier. Nothing in his countenance betrays the brashness and ferocity of Army Generals. Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and leader of the counter-insurgency operations, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai belongs to what is called the “strong breed.” Each time he appears on TV screens during interviews which he grants frequently to elucidate on Army operations on the nation-wide counter-insurgency operations, his infectious aura will invoke passions of love on him by anyone. He is soft-speaking, usually calm and calculative, blended with his…

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Foreign NGOs And The War Against Insurgency

By Ibrahim Abubakar For so long, the Nigerian military has consistently raised alarm over the untoward role foreign media and some non-governmental Organisations, NGOs play, in collaboration with their local partners in the war against insurgency in the Northeast. The military has repeatedly spoken against the uncomplimentary activities of these foreign organisations which tend to undermine the efforts of the Nigerian military in its attempt to permanently put paid to the menace of terror and sundry terrorist uprisings in the country which have almost held hostage three states: Adamawa, Borno…

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CORONAVIRUS: CROSS RIVER GOVT TAKES SENSITIZATION EXERCISE TO CALABAR MUNICIPALITY, SOUTH LGAS

Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu and her team in the Ministry of Health has stepped up sensitisation campaign on the ongoing new Coronavirus Disease, otherwise known as COVID-19 across the state. The proactive commissioner and her team on Friday stormed various locations in Calabar Municipality and Calabar South local government areas to enlighten Cross Riverians on the need for health consciousness and watch against the early signs of the disease ravaging lives across the globe. Speaking with transporters that includes the management and members of Keke…

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Damboa: Former CP Tsav hails Buratai, Nigerian troops over gallant display against Boko Haram terrorists

Ex-Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai and his gallant troops for a display of sheer “gallantry and patriotism” against Boko/ISWAP terrorists. According to Mr Tsav, the COAS has once again silenced his critics and proven beyond reasonable doubt that he is worthy of President Muhammadu Buhari’s trust and that of Nigerians despite the conspiracy. Scores of insurgents lost their lives on Wednesday after the gallant troops repelled an attack in Damboa, a town 85 kilometres away from…

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