Nigerian general jailed for losing battle to Boko Haram

A court-martial has dismissed from the army and jailed a Nigerian general who lost a battle to Boko Haram Islamic extremists who killed hundreds of civilians. The military Saturday said Brig. Gen. Enitan Ransome Kuti — a nephew of music legend Fela Ransome-Kuti — was sentenced to six months in jail for losing weapons to Boko Haram. Army spokesman Col. Sani Usman said Ransome-Kuti was found guilty of “failure to perform military duties.”



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