Obasanjo: Jonathan is overwhelmed by Boko Haram

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo Wednesday insisted on a carrot and stick approach to end the Boko Haram insurgency.He said there could be no other means since President Goodluck Jonathan “is overwhelmed “by the Boko Haram (insurgency).”Obasanjo spoke on a BBC programme, Focus on Africa, which aired a special edition on Nigeria’s insecurity last night.Obasanjo said he…

Why Nigerian soldiers sent to fight Boko Haram rose against their commander •Army investigates Maiduguri mutiny

The Nigerian Army has put in place a mechanism to investigate yesterday’s incident in which angry soldiers opened fire on the car of the General Officer Commanding the 7 Division, Maiduguri, Major-General Ahmed Mohammed, who, however, escaped unhurt. Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, said in a statement issued last night in Abuja, the…