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…

Emergency rule: Senate summons Service Chiefs, CDS, NSA, others

By ADETUTU FOLASADE-KOYI, Abuja Senate yesterday unanimously approved a resolution summoning the Minister of Defence, his colleague in the Police Affairs Ministry, the Chief of Defence Staff, National Security Adviser, the Service Chiefs and the Inspector General of Police.The service chiefs would appear  before the Senate on Thursday.The affected security chiefs and their bosses, according to…