The Nigerian Army has instituted a legal action against an online publication, the Premium Times over its failure to retract and apologize over false, subversive and malicious publications against the person of the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai and the Nigerian Army.
A statement signed by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman has informed that instituting legal action was the only option left to seeking redress.
It explained that all efforts to make the medium make amend proved abortive.
Consequently, the Nigerian Army sent a letter to the management of the of the online publishers to retract and apologize before 31st December 2016.
“The medium however remained adamant and recalcitrant.
“Consequently, the Nigerian Army has briefed it’s lawyers to institute legal action against the medium.”