• Soldiers fighting Boko Haram not owed salaries – Army

    Soldiers fighting Boko Haram not owed salaries – Army

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday denied media reports that soldiers deployed to fight insurgents in the northeast were angry about non-payment of their allowances.

    In a statement signed by its acting director of media relations, Sani Usman, the Army blamed “mischievous media house” for the story and said all payments due to the troops in the northeast as well as those who participated in other missions abroad had been paid.

    “The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to some stories […]