Tag: court martial

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

B’Haram attack military base, kill 3 soldiers

An attack on a military base by Boko Haram insurgents has left three soldiers died. The insurgents attacked the Nigerian ...

AzeezDecember 5, 2016

Shiites/Army clash: Kaduna govt recommends court martial for soldiers

The Kaduna State government has recommended that members of the Nigerian Army who were involved in the killing of 347 ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 10, 2016

20 soldiers arraigned for human rights abuse, murder

Twenty personnel of the Nigerian Army have been arraigned before a court martial over charges of gun-running, human rights abuses ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 2, 2015

Army dissolves court martial against mutiny soldiers, others

Chief of Staff, Maj. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has reportedly dissolved all the ongoing General Military Courts Martial in Nigeria. The Army ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 5, 2015

UN to intervene in death sentence of 54 soldiers

by Kolapo Olapoju   Following the death sentence given to 54 Nigerian soldiers, the United Nations has expressed its intention ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2014

Boko Haram: Nigerian army to court-martial 100 more soldiers

by James Sambo   A week after 54 soldiers were sentenced to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram, 100 ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

Mutiny verdict: It is a gross miscarriage of justice – Femi Falana

by Kolapo Olapoju   Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has stated that the 54 soldiers sentenced to death for ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2014

54 soldiers sentenced to death for mutiny

by James Sambo At the General Court Martial sitting at the Army Headquarters Garrison in Abuja on Wednesday, December 17, fifty-four ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 26, 2014

The Army means business: 13 soldiers to face trial for cowardice and insurbodination

by Kolapo Olapoju Authorities of the Nigerian Army are reportedly planning to arraign 13 soldiers for cowardice and (insubordination) failure ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 21, 2014

“They have to die” – Retired military bosses say mutiny soldiers should be killed

by Azubuike Azikiwe The twelve soldiers convicted of mutiny might be doomed to die, as several retired senior military officers, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 18, 2014

15 Soldiers get 4-years jail sentence for refusing to fight Boko Haram

by James Sambo No fewer than fifteen soldiers who refused orders to report at the war front in Adamawa State have faced a ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 18, 2014

Opinion: Stop killing soldiers, this is what we should kill

by Imoh David The story goes like this: The Nigerian government wanted some cache of weapons in South Africa and ...

July 2, 2013

18 soldiers charged for aiding Boko Haram terrorists

by Rachel Ogbu 18 soldiers, including a lieutenant have been named and shamed for aiding members of the fundamentalist Islamic sect, Boko ...

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