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Nigeria Army to appeal N11 million compensation verdict

Nigerian Army has begun moves to challenge last Friday’s verdict of the Federal High Court Abuja, which ordered it to pay N11 million to some persons it reportedly detained illegally in Gombe State.

Court orders General Buratai to pay N11 million to 11 Gombe indigenes for illegal...

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, to pay N11 million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of 11 Gombe State indigenes illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army.

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