Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 8. Definition of Military Objectives
According to Nigeria’s Military Manual (1994) and Soldiers’ Code of Conduct, combatants are military objectives. 
Nigeria, International Humanitarian Law (IHL), Directorate of Legal Services, Nigerian Army, 1994, p. 39, § 5(a); see also Code of Conduct for Combatants, “The Soldier’s Rules”, Nigerian Army, undated, § 1.