We (police) were not involved."
Gallant Soldiers pls pass this on till all Nigerian will see it. Cos when ever I remember all I and my regulars went through water fell from my eyes. we re rugged, we re not coward " GOD BLESS NIGERIAN ARMY, I rep 74
How I miraculously escaped from being kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists - 15 year old Dapchi student
She said: "When Boko Haram came to our school, we thought they were soldiers because they dressed like soldiers. "We ran, and then one of them called us. One of them asked me to come to the car.
The source told Vanguard that: "We arrested the soldiers while on robbery operation and handed them over to the Army authorities. They were tried and dismissed and then sent back to us for prosecution.
Saheed and the lady, identified simply as Dasola, were neighbours on Itulubajo Lane, Alhaji Street, Ikorodu. It was learnt that the duo were lovers, until a few weeks ago when a disagreement over money strained their relationship. .
Nigerian soldiers (File photo) Over 1,000 soldiers killed on the battlefront in the fight against insurgency were secretly buried in Maiduguri, Borno state, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
We were there at the Maimalari barracks when some of these Boko Haram people were released," one of the soldiers said. "The authorities are releasing them, but Boko Haram are killing soldiers that they capture. This does not make sense to us at all.
It was learnt that the duo were lovers, until a few weeks ago when a disagreement over money strained their relationship. .
"When we were crossing the road, we all raised our hands up but these soldiers just drove by and opened fire and shot my son in the head. "The bullet hit him in the eye and came out from the back of his head and he fell and died. "I want justice.
The Nigerian Army has however said troops did not invade Kanu's house, but were blocked by IPOB members while on parade.
The corpses we retrieved and which we are burying at present are those the soldiers could not carry. They just came out with the intention of killing any human being or living thing that was found in the compound of our leader.
The President of Rigwe Development Association, Sunday Abdu, had accused soldiers deployed in the area of complicity, saying, "The soldiers masterminded the killing; that was what happened. The people were at home when they heard gunshots.
We were only trying to protect the driver. The story is fake; I was not flogged by soldiers," he said. Jigan continued, "If we had not intervened, they might have killed the driver. We were only trying to salvage the situation.
"The gallant soldiers were ambushed by the insurgents, only three of the 11 trucks returned to the base. "It is not clear what happened but it was assumed the soldiers were missing following the ambush," he added.