Nigerian Military

2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega

2015 Election: Military Can’t Monitor Polls – Jega
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In an apparent warning to the military to stay away from the forth-coming general elections, Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, hinted that the power of the military as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution (as amended), does not empower it to monitor elections. The INEC chairman spoke at a town hall […]

Boko Haram Ceasefire Agreement: A Step Towards Victory, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Boko Haram Ceasefire Agreement: A Step Towards Victory, By Femi Fani-Kayode
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The good news is that a ceasefire has been announced between the Federal Government and Boko Haram and the girls may well be released very soon. This came as a consequence of the fact that the Nigerian military finally managed to acquire the weapons that they so badly needed to fight Boko Haram and, having […]

Nigerian Military: Between Mutiny And Murder, By Ibrahim Usman

Nigerian Military: Between Mutiny And Murder, By Ibrahim Usman
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Twelve Nigerian soldiers, all in their 20s and ranged in rank from private to corporal, drafted to fight the so-called Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri were on September 8, 2014 sentenced to death by firing squad for alleged mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer. There were series of revolts from the Nigerian soldiers […]

Mutiny: Primate Appeals To FG To Spare 12 Soldiers’ Lives

Mutiny: Primate Appeals To FG To Spare 12 Soldiers’ Lives
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The Primate of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government to spare the lives of 12 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny. Okoh made this appeal on Friday in Abuja while speaking to journalists at the sidelines of the 2014 Anglican Communicators Conference at St. Mathias Anglican […]

Boko Haram Commander Killed Not Shekau

Boko Haram Commander Killed Not Shekau
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Nigerian military intelligence source has disclosed to an online news medium that contrary to reports doing the rounds that the Boko Haram kingpin, Abubakar Shakau, was killed in a military operation in Konduga, the top Boko Haram figure killed was actually one Bashir Mohammed, leader of the Islamist sect’s Uye camp. The intelligence source said […]

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