Tag: mutiny

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Mutiny: Falana writes Buhari, requests pardon for 70 soldiers Human ...

AzeezDecember 20, 2016

Mutiny: Falana writes Buhari, requests pardon for 70 soldiers

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon 70 soldiers convicted of mutiny. The soldiers ...

AzeezDecember 16, 2016

Soldiers did not threaten to shoot officers in Bama – Army

The Nigerian Army on Friday dismissed a report that soldiers of 21 Brigade in Bama turned against officers and threatened ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 16, 2016

BREAKING: Soldiers go on rampage in Borno, threaten to shoot officers

The 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army is in disarray as  soldiers deployed to rout Boko Haram from the dreaded ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 28, 2015

How Jonathan’s government caused soldiers’ mutiny – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the actions and inaction of the administration of his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan led soldiers of the ...

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 OlapojuMay 23, 2015

Buhari may pardon soldiers on death row – Femi Falana

by Kolapo Olapoju Leading lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, says that President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, may commute the sentences ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 13, 2015

‘Don’t kill them yet’! Appeal court halts execution of 2 mutiny soldiers

by James Sambo Two soldiers who are on death-row will for the time being, be free from the hovering cloud ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

‘Please reconsider!’: Fashola wants death-bound mutiny soldiers spared

by Chidi Okoye Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has implored the Nigerian military top brass to re-consider the death sentence passed ...

Isime EseneJanuary 6, 2015

Opinion: 2015 – The year of endless possibilities

by Olu Onemola We are the millions of children that could have been fed with the $255 million that was ...

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 OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

Five more soldiers face death sentence for mutiny

by Kolapo Olapoju As the Nigerian Army intensifies its effort to bring erring soldiers to book, five more soldiers have ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 30, 2014

Another set of death-bound soldiers? Nigerian Army to try 60 more soldiers for mutiny

by James Sambo Barely two weeks after the sentencing of 12 soldiers to death for mutiny, another set of 60 soldiers ...

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 ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 24, 2014

Mutiny: Senate says no mercy for condemned soldiers…but NLC pleads

by Laila Ibrahim The Senate has said that it will not plead for the lives of the 12 soldiers who ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 23, 2014

@Mcjarus: What if a Muslim owned that jet? | And other issues (Y! FrontPage)

by Suraj Oyewale Yes, I’m aware that the  military is one institution where sentiments and public opinions do not count. ...

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

@Survivor71: The law is the law, the wages for mutiny soldiers is death

by Buki Otuyemi Nigeria is an amazing country filled with the most wonderful people, most of whom exhibit the oddest ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 17, 2014

Femi Falana weighs in and appeals for the pardon of the Maimalari 12

by Mayowa Aboah Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has called on military authorities to reconsider the decision taken against ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2014

Mutiny: Military fires GOC attacked by convicted soldiers

by Akan Ido Major General Ahmed Mohammed, the former General Officer Commanding the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 16, 2014

Mutiny is death: Why the 12 military officers are condemned to die

by Emma Chidiogo Twelve soldiers were on Monday sentenced to death by a nine-member military tribunal in Abuja for attacking ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

Oh what a SHAME! Flood in a State Government House (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Just like the tarmac of Enugu International airport was flooded two days ago, Kebbi state Government house follows ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh’s death and Mutiny in the army

Today we pay tribute to Dr. Stella Adadevoh, God rest her soul. Then we talk about the discontent seemingly brewing ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Army Mutiny: Soldiers refuse to fight Boko Haram in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Some soldiers stationed in Maiduguri have reportedly refused to take up arms against Islamist Boko Haram militants ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 14, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Why the wives of Nigerian soldiers are ANGRY

by Abimbola Adelakun What’s new is that the soldiers’ wives are adding that their husbands will not be sent into ...

July 25, 2014

Tunde Leye: Behind the headlines (Y! Fiction)

by Tunde Leye Mutiny! Soldiers in Maimilari Barracks, Angered After Seeing The Bodies Of Their Comrades Returned, Shoot At Their ...

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