Posts Tagged ‘General Military Court Martial’
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Appeal court reverses court marshal’s conviction of army general

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has set aside the conviction of former Chief of Transformation and Innovation, Nigerian Army Headquarters, Maj- Gen. Ibrahim Sani, by a special military court martial. In a unanimous judgement, the three-man panel of the appellate court led by Justice Abubakar Yahaya voided the proceedings leading to the conviction and sentence. […]

20 Soldiers face Court Martial for misconduct against Boko Haram

Four senior officers and 16 soldiers of the Nige­rian Army have been court-martialled by the Army Headquarters for profes­sional misconduct in the fight against Boko Haram members in the North East zone. The General Court Martial (GCM) to try the soldiers found wanting within the Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Command in Maiduguri, Borno State was […]

OPINION: Would Ransome-Kuti Have Been Jailed if He Was Hausa/Fulani?

The recent dismissal and jailing of Brig Gen Enitan Ransome-Kuti by the military for various offences came to many as a shock following the fact that just in September, the military pardoned 3,032 soldiers who had been convicted also for various offences by a properly constituted General Court Martial (GCM). The worry here is that the pardoned soldiers […]