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Tension As Soldiers Ransack UN Building In Maiduguri

Tension As Soldiers Ransack UN Building In Maiduguri

News August 11, 2017 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Residents of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, woke up to a disturbing news about soldiers invading a United Nations building.
The soldiers, according to information, were there in search of arms that were allegedly smuggled into the building by UN officials.
The

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Bukola Saraki in the House of Representatives

Reps To Fact Find Killing of Nigerian Soldiers In Cameroon

News July 13, 2017 at 7:05 pm 0 comments

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Godfrey Onyeama, over the alleged killing of 97 Nigerians by Cameroonian Gendarmes.
The soldiers were said to have murdered the Nigerians, who resided in the part of the Bakassi Peninsula ceded to Cameroon by the Nigerian Government.
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Nigerian soldiers running away from Mubi, Adamawa State

Nigerian Soldiers Run Away As Boko Haram Burn Down Barracks In Adamawa

News November 30, 2015 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

The Paradigm has learnt that soldiers of the Nigerian Army took to their heels on Sunday as Boko Haram terrorists attacked and burn down their barracks in Adamawa State, northeast of Nigeria.
The Associated Press (AP) said in a report from Yola that only local fighters prevented the insurgents from retaking Gulak,

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Soldiers in court martial

Appeal Court Stops Army From Executing Soldiers Sentenced To Death

News March 13, 2015 at 5:10 pm 0 comments

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal yesterday stopped the execution of the death sentence passed on two of the 12 Nigerian soldiers courtmarshaled by the Army authorities last September.
The soldiers were tried under the General Court Marshal, which sat at the Army Headquarters Garrison, Mogadishu Cantonment in

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UN Moves To Save The Lives of 54 Condemned Nigerian Soldiers

UN Moves To Save The Lives of 54 Condemned Nigerian Soldiers

News January 5, 2015 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Reprieve might be on the way for 54  Nigerian soldiers condemned by the army tribunal as the United Nations(UN) has pledged to intervene on their behalf.

The Office of the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Arbitrary or Summary Executions, Mr. Christof  Heyns, has stated that it will intervene on

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