Nigerian military headquarters denies report of secret burials.

The Nigerian military has denied reports by British journalist  Joe Parkinson, a reporter for Wall Street Journal who published a detailed report on the secret burial of over a thousand Nigerian soldiers in the North East. In his report, he interviewed soldiers who confirm the that bodies of deceased Nigerian soldiers are disposed at night in Maimalari barrack grave yard using torchlights.

The Nigerian defense headquarters tweeted that the report was only a “figment of the journalist’s imagination”. An official statement released by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was published on the Nigerian defense headquarters official website further denies the report of the secret burials in Maimalari barracks in Borno state.

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