Nigeria's Army Demands Apology From News Agency

The Defence Headquarters has demanded an unreserved apology from Reuters, an International news agency, over a video clip shown of soldiers allegedly shooting unarmed suspects in Maiduguri.
  • Nigeria:  Video - DHQ Demands Apology From Reuters

    This Day, 22 November 2012

    The Defence Headquarters has demanded an unreserved apology from Reuters International and its reporters over the release of video clip alleging that soldiers killed unarmed ... read more »


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Nigerian Defence Hqtrs

  • Nigeria:  Reuters Withdraws Soldiers Shooting Video

    Daily Trust, 21 November 2012

    Reuters yesterday said it has withdrawn the soldiers shooting video story it reported on Sunday because of questions raised about the date and location of the video. read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Shooting Video Fabricated - Army

    Daily Trust, 22 November 2012

    The defence headquarters in Abuja yesterday dismissed the video footage showing soldiers killing unarmed civilians in Maiduguri because it was fabricated to "tarnish the image of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reuters Withdraws Story On Military Violence

    This Day, 21 November 2012

    Reuters tuesday withdrew a story it published on Sunday, where it reported about a video showing Nigerian troops shooting unarmed captives in Maiduguri, Borno State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Executions Video Was Staged, JTF Says

    Daily Trust, 20 November 2012

    The Joint task Force (JTF) in Borno State last night said the video clip which showed soldiers executing civilians on the street in Maiduguri two weeks ago was stage- managed. read more »

  • Nigeria:  JTF Faults Alleged Filmed Killing of Boko Haram Members

    This Day, 20 November 2012

    The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State, Operation Restore Order, Monday refuted the allegation that it was involved in extra-judicial killings of members of the Boko Haram sect. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Video Shows Troops Shooting Unarmed Captives in Maiduguri

    This Day, 19 November 2012

    Troops fighting Boko Haram insurgency in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, are enmeshed in fresh allegations of extra-judicial killings. read more »