• Boko Haram: Army can declare civilians wanted, Buratai tells Falana

    Boko Haram: Army can declare civilians wanted, Buratai tells Falana

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said with the arrest of a journalist, Ahmed Salkida, over links with Boko Haram sect, he has been vindicated that the Nigerian military can declare a civilian wanted.

    Buratai was reacting to reports credited to a legal practitioner, Femi Falana, that the military lacks power to declare civilians wanted.

    According to him, in the course of securing the country from terrorism, the military has the power to summon any person to […]