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Mutiny: Killing 54 soldiers will amount to genocide – Falana

December 18, 2014 |


Barely 24 hours after the General Court Martial headed by Brigadier General Mohammed Yusuf delivered judgment on the trial of 59 soldiers and found 54 of them guilty of mutiny and conspiracy to mutiny thereby sentencing them to death, … Read More

Mutiny: 12 soldiers who attacked GOC sentenced to death

September 16, 2014 |

A military court sitting in Abuja on Monday found 13 out of the 18 soldiers standing trial for mutiny and other offences guilty.

Twelve of the convicted soldiers were sentenced to death, five were discharged and acquitted while the remaining … Read More

Boko Haram crisis: Nigerian soldiers ‘mutiny over weapons’

August 21, 2014 |

A group of soldiers in north-eastern Nigeria is refusing to fight Islamist Boko Haram militants until they receive better equipment, one of the mutineers has told the BBC.

The soldier, who requested anonymity, said at least 40 of his colleagues … Read More

Military Blocks GSM Services Again In Borno

March 13, 2014 |

After having their mobile telephone services restored on December 3, 2013, some few months ago, residents of Maiduguri and many parts of Borno State yesterday woke up to discover that they could no longer use their phones to make calls … Read More

Yobe Massacre: Senate Directs Chief Of Army Staff To Relocate To Borno

February 27, 2014 |

The Senate on Wednesday aligned itself with the position of the House of Representatives and directed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Kenneth Minimah to deploy troops and relocate temporarily to the 7th Infantry Division, Maiduguri, Borno State, in order … Read More

Nigeria’s Porous Borders Responsible For Insurgency – Ihejirika

February 14, 2014 |

The immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, has blamed Nigeria’s porous borders for the insurgency in the North-East.

Ihejirika said this during his Valedictory Speech at a parade in his honour to mark his exit from the … Read More