Pandemonium broke in Chibok community, Borno state today after a Nigerian
Army Staff Sergeant, Silas Ninyo (93NA/36/2608), shot dead one Captain T. Mani,
who tried to stop him from beating innocent civilians in Chibok,
Borno State. The erring staff sergeant shot four other persons dead before
taking his own life.
According to reports, Captain T. Mani (N/14430), and a few other soldiers
were providing security for worshippers during today’s Sunday service in Chibok
when he received a distress call that Staff Sergeant Ninyo was beating
civilians for unknown reasons. Captain Mani immediately led some soldiers
to Chibok so they could stop him.
However, the erring soldier shot dead Captain Mani who tried to disarm
him. Staff Sergeant Ninyo later shot himself dead after killing four
The remains of both soldiers have been deposited at a military hospital
in Yola, Adamawa state.