GOC redeployed after soldiers’ mutiny in Borno

Few hours after some troops deployed to Borno on counter insurgency operations fired shots at the official vehicle of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maiduguri, Major General Ahmadu Mohammed as he attempted to address them, Defence Headquarters, yesterday, announced his immediate redeployment. The Defence Headquarters, which described the shooting incident as sad, has…

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…