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Missing funds: Nigerians shocked Buhari rewarded Buratai, ex-service chiefs with ambassadorial appointments

Nigerians on social have expressed shock that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), rewarded the immediate past service chiefs with ambassadorial appointments despite the funds unaccounted for under their watch. The PUNCH had earlier reported that the National Security Adviser to the President, Maj.-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd.), said some funds meant for the purchase […] Read Full Story

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Nigerians Are Not Appreciative; I Was Ambushed 3 Times By Boko Haram- Buratai

Ex-Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd), has lashed out at his fellow countrymen over their ungrateful attitude over his efforts to contain insurgents by the Army under his command. According to Buratai, he was rounded up by the Boko Haram in three separate attacks and it took the intervention of God to [...]

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I survived three assassination attempts as CAS ― Buratai

By Shaina Abubakar The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai on Saturday disclosed that he survived three assassination attempt on his life. Buratai, who was represented by Major Banjo Daniel at an inter-denominational prayer organised for him by the Olowu Kuta, Oba Adekunle Oyelude on his appointment as an Ambassador and successful
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Post Buratai, ex-service chiefs to neighbouring countries – Lawan

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to post former service chiefs to neighbouring countries as ambassadors. Lawan stated this after the Senate at plenary confirmed the ex-service chiefs as ambassadors-designate. READ ALSO: Livestock programme begins with Netherland’s €400,000 funding, says Presidency The former service chiefs […] Read Full Story

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UPDATED: Senate confirms Buratai, other ex-service chiefs as ambassadors

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. Their confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa. President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd.) (Ekiti); […] Read Full Story

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Breaking: Senate confirms Buratai, Olonisakin, others as non-career ambassadors

By Nwafor Sunday Senate, Tuesday confirmed former Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai; former Chief of Defence Staff, Gabriel Olonisakin; former Chief of Air Staff, Ibok Ibas; and former Chief of Naval Staff, Abubakar Sadique as non-career ambassadors. President Buhari had on the 5 of February, sent their names to the senate to be confirmed
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Breaking: It will take 20 years to address insecurity in Nigeria – Buratai

By Henry Umoru THE Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has told the Senate that it will take Nigeria the next twenty years to address the security challenges confronting the country at the moment. Speaking on Thursday when he appeared before the Senator Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, APC, Bauchi North led
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Ambassadors: Senate begins closed-door screening of Buratai, other ex-service chiefs

The Senate has begun the screening of the immediate past Service Chiefs behind closed doors. The former Service Chiefs appeared today (Thursday), for screening as non-career ambassadorial nominees, arriving at the National Assembly complex at exactly 11.32 am.

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BREAKING: Buratai, other ex-service chiefs in Senate for ambassadorial screening

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The immediate past service chiefs have arrived at the Senate for their screening as ambassadorial nominees. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd); Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd); Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas (retd); Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar(retd); and […] Read Full Story

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Buratai, other ex-service chiefs in Senate for ambassadorial screening

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The immediate past service chiefs have arrived at the Senate for their screening as ambassadorial nominees. The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm General Abayomi Olonisakin (retd); Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd); Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas (retd); Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar(retd); and […] Read Full Story

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Breaking: DJ clones Buratai, Mariya Dangote facebook accounts

A Disc Jockey, Blessed Michael is to spend six months in prison for cloning the Facebook accounts of a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai (retd) and Mariya Dangote, daughter of industrialist, Aliko Dangote, and using the false identities to solicit money from unsuspecting victims under various guise. The convict who was
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Buratai never condoned rights abuses, foreign embassies told

By Dirisu Yakubu Famous rights advocacy groups, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA and AFRIRIGHTS, Friday called on foreign embassies to dismiss allegations of human rights violations pressed against immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd) and other ex-service chiefs. The bodies in letters addressed to some foreign embassies
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Buratai Makes Shocking Revelations To His Ambassadorial Appointment – See What He Said

Tukur Buratai, has insisted that he is not a politician and will not respond to those who have been kicking against his nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari, as a non-career...

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I owe no one explanations over ambassadorial appointment — Buratai

…Says: ‘We performed creditably during our tenure as military commanders’ …Expresses gratitude to President Buhari, Nigerians for support By Kingsley Omonobi The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, retd, has said he performed well as the COAS, noting that he owed nobody explanation over his ambassadorial appointment. Buratai spoke with journalists
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What Nigeria stands to gain from Buratai, others as envoys —Monarch

By Adesina Wahab Olowu of Kuta in Osun State, Oba Adekunle Oyelude, yesterday, hailed the appointment of former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, and other service chiefs as envoys, by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it would afford them the opportunity to galvanize global support for Nigeria’s peace keeping initiatives and efforts in African
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Ambassadorial appointment: I have no word for opposition, I’ve done well — Buratai

Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai on Sunday night said he performed creditably well during his tenure to the extent that appreciative officers at Army Headquarters compiled a dossier of the numerous projects and Infrastructural development he embarked all over the country.

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