Abuja - The Nigerian Army have barred journalists from further covering the proceedings of its General Court Martial trying the 59 soldiers accused of mutiny, Channels reports.
The Army said the following concerns that publication of operational details of the ongoing war on terrorism will fall into the hands of Boko Haram terrorists and expose troops to danger.
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The military court commenced sitting on Wednesday, at the Army Headquarters AHQ Garrison, in Mogadishu Cantonment Abuja where 59 soldiers are to be arraigned for for refusing to obey the orders of their commanding officer, Lt. Col. Timothy Opurum, of the 111 Special Forces Battalion, to engage some members of the Boko Haram sect in Maiduguri among other offences.
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