Police react as soldiers ‘storm’ Nnamdi Kanu’s residence

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Nigerian Army. [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

Two conflicting accounts have emerged about the incident that played out at the home of separatist leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State on Sunday.
 
While Mr. Kanu said the soldiers stormed his residence and injured occupants in an attempt to take his life; the police said military personnel were only carrying out a procession to test a new armoured carrier.
 
“There was no attack on the home of Nnamdi Kanu,” Abia police commissioner, Leye Oyebade, told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone Sunday evening. 
 
“What happened was that the military was parading a new armoured carrier and passed through Nnamdi Kanu’s residence. 
 
“It was while they were passing that some people threw stones and other things at them,” Mr. Oyebade explained. 
 
The police chief said normalcy has been restored and no life was lost during the minor skirmish and Mr. Kanu was neither targeted nor arrested. 
 
But Mr. Kanu’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, had painted a different account of what transpired at the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, saying there was a siege.
 
In a statement Mr. Ejiofor accused the Buhari administration of attempting to take his client’s life. 
 
“Just to alert the world that the Nigeria military personnel under the command of Chief of Army Staff is presently laying a siege on my client (Nnamdi Kanu) country home in umuahia.
 
“They had continued to shot sporadically into the air through which assault, about five of his family members were brutally wounded and some unfortunately killed. There is no doubt that the present deployment of troops to the South East is to haunt for my client and possibly eliminate him,” the statement said. 
 
Mr. Ejiofor added that if something goes wrong with his client’s life, the international would hold the country’s president responsible. 
 
 “Let the whole world know that if anything untoward happen to my client, that President Buhari and his Chief of Army Staff should be held responsible by the international Community.  

” We are presently counting the number of casualties as the onslaught progress.  The world should be immediately notified about the tension in Biafra land, created by the government in power.  We must adopt all know legal mechanism to resist the unconstitutional but violent approach in dealing with unarmed people merely operating within the confines of law. Buhari must be held responsible. 
 
“We are ready to present our case once more before the International Court of Justice. The families that lost their beloved ones in the last year may 29th violent attack by the military are yet to recover from the shock of losing their love ones. This situation must be arrested in time. ”
The Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, did not respond to calls to seek the Army’s official reaction to the incident.
 
The Nigerian government is currently pursuing revocation of Mr. Kanu’s bail, after the IPOB leader allegedly breached the conditions of his bail which was granted to him by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, where he faces treason charges.
 
The revocation motion, which was filed by the Attorney-General Abubakar Malami, is expected to be heard in October.


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  • SBA

    “Yanga siddon, trouble go wake am up, nawahala he dey find o” Pickin wey say him mama no go sleep, the oil In sef no go see sleep

  • Sanssouci

    Go siddon joor, Dasuki had weapons that the army did not have, and better trained security personnel yet they caught him and caged him like a docile mouse when they were ready for him, is it a ragtag group of jobless people that can protect kanu from being re-arrested? just thank God that the FGN has decided to let things slide…

    • Höly Wähala

      Keep chanting your wicked yoro incantations for his re-arrest, it will not happen, you hia? #WiarisKanu nah after their giragira elephant dance nor be just pyton dey dance… Igbo no be Yoro cowards, we will use brains and civil disobedience to achieve what guns and bullets did not achieve, leave them there forever but it will change nada. Evil tout you are, jobless dirty Ibadan man without a father-figure growing up. Can you pull a trigger? Yoropig!

      • princegab

        So you don join ipob now?
        Ok oooo.wish you the best ooo.

        • Höly Wähala

          I am not a member of any political Party, social or cultural organization, and darn sure no member of IPOB or any such agitatiors’ group… ist das jetzt ganz klar? Are you now clear on my stance? Defending a person’s rights to Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Movement, Freedom of Religion… are activitism that does not require membership in any organizations or political affiliations. Like him, keep chanting your baba alawo incantations but, tell him I said that his leaves never complete… Ogun ti ka ran, iwe e ni ko pe… juju wey no work be say the leaves no complete. (Yoro proverb) Lol!

          • princegab

            Good to hear that bro. Keep firing until we get restructured. If fg no dey careful, UN go go the side of them ipob. Opari, naija don go be dat. Blame apc. Show of power will turn to “show of folly”.

      • Sanssouci

        Lol!!!! the Holy One of Disqus, what would we do without you?

        • Höly Wähala

          …keep chanting your incantations for me to live longer than longevity, olosi. Lol!

    • Denise okon

      This is different from Daisuke, s matter nah haba what did kano steal from Nigerian government. This guy’s is only saying that his people can only more take from the Nigerian government and they want a way out.
      That is not enough to say his a terrorist or charge him for treasonable offenses. And he did not go against the law because the court has decided. This was how the Civil War broke out in Syria. Let’s hope that this youth don’t take over those arms for the military. You will see that no country will support Nigeria, like it happened in Syria. Now the president of Syria is looking for where he wants to run to.

    • Arabakpura

      How many people did you see around Dasuki? Ignorance is no excuse at all! Go and pick Nnamdi without a fight and I will relinquish my inheritance for your sake!

  • Höly Wähala

    “The Nigerian government is currently pursuing revocation of Mr. Kanu’s bail, after the IPOB leader allegedly breached the conditions of his bail which was granted to him by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, where he faces treason charges.” – Premium Times
    Obviously, there is no one paying attention to facts surrounding the legal matters of Nnamdi Kanu. He is no longer facing charges bordering on treason, why do you guys keep stoking tensions with premeditated lies? Judge Binta Nyako struck out treasonable offenses hence, the amended charges Mr. Kanu will face on Oct. 17 have no trace of treason in them. Keep it real and responsible, it is part of the “ethos of journalism.” Per the news… a clearer picture will emerge as folks will soon start uploading videos of the so-called Pyton Dance in the backyard of Kanu’s house. Clowns, nobody is cowed by gragra.

  • Alkeyz Ironsi

    No be force to stay for this country nigeria, abi naija own different from other country ni?

    • Senator D

      The same people that have been called ritualistic people, kidnappers, drug peddlers, baby factories and so many unprintable names finally want to leave you to enjoy your Nigeria and you say it’s by-force they must stay? Nah wah ooooo…. Double-speaking is too much for these Parasites…

  • Ibu Anyi Danda

    The Zoo is in panick mood, Biafra is gradually coming to fruition. All Hail Biafra.

  • Arabakpura

    The Police force that tried to blackmail a senator (saying that he visits Indian hemp joints) for speaking the truth about the corruption in their force cannot be trusted to tell the truth! How come they didn’t go to maiduguri where the islamists are killing people to test their new armoured vehicle? I urge every south Easterner to see the military as their enemy number one and award them a friendly kiss of death!

    • abodes_124

      They want any excuse to kill Igbos. Do not grant them that wish. Show you are cleverer than them. Tell them to remember Abagana.

      • Arabakpura

        Abagana experience will be improved to Vietnam treatment!

  • princegab

    This leadership problem, even pmb can not be exempted. What’s the army looking for in residential quarters if not trouble. Show of power is childish. Fg proping up sympathy for the biafrans. Those advising pmb on agitators don’t wish naija well.

    • AryLoyds

      Fulani herdsmen kill 19 innocent women and children in one night IN JOS and this same army did nothing to save people . Is this not a Fulani led army? Cant you wait for the court to decide ?

      • princegab

        For this to continue for 50 years, maybe i shuold say that the southern sons and daughters in the army are cowards.

        • AryLoyds

          NO , they are serving a false country !

  • Anonymous

    Those Southern noise makers need to defend themselves, if the primitive sanguineous Jihadists can massacre the toy soldiers at will they (IPOB) can do a lot better.

  • igboham

    The Nigeria army testing their new toy in someone’s residence without prior knowledge or permission. When will Nigeria stop lying to her people?

  • D.S.

    So the palace of the king is part of the road….liars

  • GusO

    How about if the police statement is true that nobody was killed? Who will hold Kanu’s attorney responsible for telling lies? Perhaps the Federal Government needs to start holding attorneys who lie liable through libel suits. If Kanu’s supporters engaged the military first by provoking a confrontation by throwing stones at them, then they deserve what they got. I don’t know if foreign governments are sponsoring KANU. But it sure seems so by his attorney appeal to the “international” community.

    • Höly Wähala

      If your suggestion made sense Alhj. Lai Lai would get 1000yrs in prison while your midget vP deserves 100,000yrs for their numerous lies since both are lawyers in service of GoN… add ugly Itsa Sagay and boisterous Femi Falana and there will be no prison large enough to contain all lying-ass lawyers in Nigeria. Go siddon for bench until that gbana clears from your frying brains, you are a sick addict for posting that crass comment. iMoron!

    • Arabakpura

      The Police statements cannot be true, have never been true!

    • aisha ani

      No foreign government is sponsoring Kanu, the sponsors are right there in Nigeria.

    • smart G

      When you talk of provocation,what do you call an armored tank in front of a civilian residence? What do you call a massive deployment of armed soldiers to a town ……..provocation.

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    Buhari was called a reformed democrat by some nincompoops , the truth is that the man does not understand the meaning of the word democracy and human rights. Those western countries who would receive refugees in the event of an all out violence had better restrain this savage and ill educated dying man who loves spilling the blood of unarmed civilians . BURATAI WAS TESTING A NEW MILITARY HARDWARE IN FRONT OF KANU’S HOUSE….JUST IMAGINE HOW LOW A NATIONAL ARMY CAN GO, BEHAVING LIKE THUGS AMONGST THE PEACEFUL IGBO CIVILIANS OF THE SE WHILE BOKO-HARAM IS BUSY KILLING NIGERIANS IN DROVES IN THE NE.

    IF THE ARMY WANTED TO TEST THEIR NEW ARMOURED VEHICLE, WHY MUST IT BE IN A CIVILIAN POPULATED AREA ? CAN THIS HAPPEN IN ANY WESTERN COUNTRY ? CAN THIS HAPPEN IN ANY CIVILIZED NATION ON EARTH ?

  • Jon

    Buhari and his parasitic Hausa/Fulani parasites should listen to the mood of the nation with reference to restructuring Nigeria. The agenda of Yoruba summit of September 7 in restructuring Nigeria should immediately be implemented before the next Presidential election. Buhari, why are you and your parasitic Hausa/Fulani parasites afraid of restructuring? Hausa/Fulani, Bara wo. Hausa/Fulani, ole.

    • marcos avelino

      Structuring blackmail nonsense go to hell and die nothing will be restructured and nobody can secede. No part can secede go and clean your cursed land of its evils or dive into the atlantic. The Nierian army will crush your people totally

  • Dennis Dennis

    Buhari must answer for war crimes when the time comes

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      WILL THIS BARBARIC ACTION OF THE LAZY AND ILL-TRAINED NIGERIAN ARMY ENDEAR THE IGBO TO NIGERIA ?………..ANSWER IS NEVER…NEVER

      ALL HAIL BIAFRA !!

      BIAFRA FOREVER !!

      WE LOVE BIAFRA OUR FATHERLAND WITH ALL OUR HEARTS !!

      • Emeka Okonji

        Will you keep shot lol Ewu

      • Julius

        But you and kanu went missing when the lazy soldiers roll into town !!

  • Kekedu

    Baby Lawyer, please warn your client to behave well and attend the synagogue regularly.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      KANU WILL CONTINUE TO AIR HIS VIEWS , HE WILL KEEP USING PEACEFUL STRUGGLE TO LIBERATE CIVILIZED BIAFRAN JUDEO-CHRISTIAN PEOPLE FROM THE BONDAGE OF THESE UNCIVILIZED COUNTRY RUN BY MUSLIM ZEALOTS OF FULANI EXTRACT.

      • Osakue

        He better bcos the army is ready to defend the Nigeria constitution

        • Senator D

          Which constitution? The one forced on us by four people from the North?

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          Your constitution does not allow the army to stop Nigerians from talking and holding rallies .

      • Julius

        Where was your brave emperor when those women were outside in front of the soldiers ? Hahahahah, wetin I tell u…u and kanu will be nowhere to be found when the soldiers roll into town. Shame on you !! Loud mouth cowards !!..internet warriors .

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          WHERE WAS YOUR SICK, DYING DICTATOR ?

  • AFRICANER

    In the 1960’s the Igbos managed to do one correct, which was to eliminate the head of the terrorist Fulanis that threatened the Igbos lives and property. That was quite effective. The Igbos did not go for the ordinary useless man and woman Fulani, otherwise known as civilians.

    An eye for an EYE. If they are doing this violence in the SE, why should they rest in the NW? Why must the theater always be in the east? All those working to emancipate their people, should be braver. No one should rest in any part of the country, if one part is not resting. Go for the leadership.

    • Bryan

      Please call for general peace instead of talking about no rest in the north and east.

  • Dr. Peter Ejirika,CPA

    The question that Mallam Buhari should address himself to is what is the Armed Military doing in a citizen’s residence in a peace time?

    • Osakue

      Army dey follow the Nigeria constitution
      The constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria goes against anything that will divide us. And the constitution gives the army power to stop that ‘anything’

  • Senator D

    ““There was no attack on the home of Nnamdi Kanu,” Abia police commissioner, Leye Oyebade, told PREMIUM TIMES by telephone Sunday evening.

    “What happened was that the military was parading a new armoured carrier and passed through Nnamdi Kanu’s residence.”… I like this comment… Mr Commissioner of Police the new spokesman for the Nigerian army!

  • Senator D

    The same people that have been called ritualistic people, kidnappers, drug peddlers, baby factories and so many unprintable names finally want to leave you to enjoy your Nigeria and you say it’s by-force they must stay? Nah wah ooooo…. Double-speaking is too much for these Parasites from the North!!!

  • Mcenoch Ofor

    If you cannot solve your problem don’t resort to intimidation because it will never work again instead you are going to turn non-violent to violent. General Buhari should never make the mistake to take Biafrans for granted. Remove your military and the police from the street of Biafra, nigeria is not at war with Biafra, hence stop intimidating ordinary people , their condition is hard enough. Buharis action is increasing the sympathisers of Prince Nnamdi kanu. The people deserve peaceful and more productive society.

    • Oladele

      Biafra is at war with Nigeria. Or what do you make of Kanu calling for dissolution of the zoo, calling his members to burn down the zoo etc. The soldiers are there to keep the peace at the invitation of your governors through the C-I-C.

      • Senator D

        What do you make of a Northerner saying to his followers to fill the streets with the blood of Baboons and dogs because of an election? (Born-to-Rule) mentality I guess… Yet you didn’t go and arrest that person… Hypocrite!

        • Oladele

          You had a president then who could have arrested him, I guess he committed no crime.

        • Moses Stone

          You need some sense to be injected into your dead brain.

          • Senator D

            I need London Vacation at Abuja house…

      • Agba

        Did you see them carrying guns?,and if your name is something to go by,You want to die Under fulani slavery?Onijekuje ni awa yoruba,oko eru te wa lorun ni abe fulani,before our education the best in Africa,see ourselves today as a slave Under hausa fulani,Yorubaaa roonuuuu by Herbert Ogunde.

        • Oladele

          Agba-epo! good afternoon. To a soldier we look out for “arms” or “weapons” and not just guns. So a broken bottle is a weapon by that definition, a razor blade and a club fits in well. If you are Yoruba as claimed and you feel enslaved, I am sorry for you. No one has capacity to enslave another man in the 21st century except the slavery you signed up to of your own freewill. I am freeborn, a bonafide, a son of the soil. If Baifrans are brave as they claim, they will stay here, slug it out and get their cut. They deserved it men! You cannot run me out of this town my friend.

          • abodes_124

            there is slavery of the mind which is more pernicious.

        • PolyGon2013

          Get lost. You are not Yoruba. We don’t self-deprecate.

          • Agba

            You are asking an IJEBU MAN to get lost,omode bu iroko o boju wo eyin,ask elder to complete the proverb for you.

    • abodes_124

      they have gone to ‘show force’ as their spokesman said about the assault on Kanus house.

  • Senator D

    Nigeria was man’s creation (The Europeans)… What law says that a man’s creation (Europeans handiwork) cannot be re-created or made better???? People say Nigeria’s co-existence cannot be negotiated says who? NOT even the ALMIGHTY GOD can make such statements because HE gave mankind the free-will of association… The fact that you are a member of Redeemed Christian Church of God does not mean you cannot decide to leave and go to Deeper Life Ministries, says who?… What this means is that God cannot force a relationship or persons together who don’t want to be together… How dare the NORTH say they own and decide the fate of other Ethnic groups in Nigeria?

    • Oladele

      Nations are not that simple. At any rate, how does that fit into IPOB lies and propaganda?

      • whereto

        I would have thought any SS2 student of govt would be aware breaking up a country is not a simple matter. Clearly something catastrophic has happened to our educational system.

    • Moses Stone

      In which story book you read that the NORTH said they owned other ethnic groups??

  • emmanuel

    The Igbos should deploy the media for the self-determination agitation. It is not necessairly of the inssurection type, but deliberate druming the demand into global consciousness daily.
    Collaborate with global media outfitst to put you on the limelight daily. The issue becomes a must follow global events, while you avoid direct confrontation with armed forces
    The part of Spain seeking to opt out is almost at their destination
    Good luck.

    • Ifeanyi

      It can only happen if international community sees responsible people and meaningful agitation, they are not fools when they see that you are the best and the most okay in West Africa more than the people you claim that is maginalizing you

  • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

    Even in the holy Quran which I believe, God says,obey your God,obey the prophets(not the lying pastors)and obey the authority. God created Pharaoh and Moses, get he ordered Moses to address Pharaoh was ith respect and honor. Kanu and his co traveller are bitting morre than they can shew. The sharpest weappon of any government is the military, touch it,it will cut you. If you doubt me ask the people of odi,saro wiwa,Dasuki,zagi zagi and even fela desppite his noise. You don’t dare a military and then come back to shout UN or world court. Who cares,buhari is world politician, so as the rules says,play by the rule of the game and you’ll have your way. Your threat is a mere shout,and no government will fold it’s arms and allow peace to be compromised. Igbos have been know in the history to be spanner in the wheel of Nigeria. Nigeria was on the path to greatness, before aguyi ironsi,the first coup plotter brought us backward in the name of their shallow politics and I before others syndrome. When we were trying to pick ourselves together,these Igbo monsters came with their civil war,stagnating us again. Again we tried to move on under muritala,who killed,nzeogwu, dimka,these evils will stop. Alex ekweme was again the chief culprit behind shagaris monumental failure. The coming of buhari was equally frustrated by these god forsaken people. They have not stopped untiil they got one of their own to carry out their evil agenda in Jonathan. The greatest Corruption. The death of yaradua was quickened to pave way for the emergence of the professor corruption. Buhari is insisting on bringing us back to our foot in the right direction, these evils are again hell bent on confusing he system. Suddenly buhari developed a strange illness,the only tribe that celebrated the presidents sickness, throwing party. What an evil tribe.

    • abodes_124

      Really Nzeogwu killed Murtala. An interesting historical tour indeed. Obviously one cannot blame you too much since the study of history has been banned in Nigerian schools. i presume you are a quota student as you have obviously not sought to educate yourself further.

      • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

        You should have denied the criminal is not from the tribe I stated. Deny all what I have said if they are not the truth. Forget your distractions.

        • abodes_124

          I try my best not to be rude to people both on and off line. Could you please give thought to what you post on line to make sure it makes sense. If it is that it still makes sense to you and not to everyone else reading it then I suppose the problem is deep seated and probably has no solution. Please do not take offence when I say that you should educate yourself a little more or try and avail yourself of the wealth of knowledge that is so readily available these days at the click of a button. I guess you are relatively young but it is still painful to see a grown man or woman running about naked in the centre of the market square.

  • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

    And again, whoever will not let Nigerians know peace shall pay for it with his life and blood. Nigeria is indivisible. If buhari can survive his ailment, then be sure that your aims and objectives have hit the rock.

  • Ikechukwu Precious Eziashi

    Long live federal republic of Nigeria long live Mr President.

    • Agba

      Slave to fulani,omo ale ni e,bastard.

    • Dr. Peter Ejirika,CPA

      Aboki, 1966 is far from being 2017.

    • abodes_124

      Long Live – the grim reaper has been close lately and may have different thoughts.

  • dike3

    If Nnamdi Kanu should be killed by Buhari, his blood shall be upon the Igbo politicians who have publicly disowned him. Igbo politicians are the most corrupt and greedy idiots on the planet. The denied the man saying the truth just so they can keep receiving blood oil money from the Buhari government. That is why Buhari has the guts to plan this crime and, from what I can see, Buhari will accomplish it due to the silence of the Igbo leaders. Buhari has a personal hatred for Umuahia where Kanu comes from, because Ironsi was also from Umuahia. In July 1966 Buhari was one of the northern army officers that actually pulled the trigger to kill Ironsi, who did nothing to them. Ironsi loved Nigeria to the point that his driver was Yoruba, while his cook was Hausa. However, if Nigerian Army account about the Kanu incident is true, why test a new armored car beside Kanu’s home? Is that a military training. Igbo will regret disowning Kanu, as there will be an ethnic cleansing after Kanu is gone, and the land will be own by Fulani herdsmen.

    • Moses Stone

      hahahahhahahahah …”Ironsi so much loved Nigeria !!!! ” …. hahahahahahahahahaha. Abeg go read small history again. We are not kids here. You can go read this nonsense to your kids.

    • Uzoma John

      If Kanu dies nothing will happen. Kanu’s home is part of Nigeria and the military drill is conducted by Nigerian soldiers. He better calls himself to order if not he will die like a fly and be forgotten. Kanu and his followers are causing enough problem for Ndi Igbo. You guys are constituting a big nuisance.

      • Dr. Peter Ejirika,CPA

        Aboki, 1966 is far from being 2017.

        • Uzoma John

          Online Dr. Come back home and lead the irresponsible war your Leader Kanu is waging. Stop being a coward. Uji onu, that’s what all of you are. Ndi ara.

      • abodes_124

        i am sure that was the mind set that led to the murder of Yusufu the first leader of Boko Haram. Nigerian leadership and its supporters will not learn from history but ancient and contemporary.

    • Gov. Okowa Mouth

      Your brothers must LEARN to use IS-IS methods to discuss the tension.

      • Dr. Peter Ejirika,CPA

        Aboki, 1966 is far from being 2017 watch out.

        • Gov. Okowa Mouth

          you lack knowledge. Sad!!! Violence begets violence.

    • shola

      Pls. better be antiseptic, but without racial prejudice.

    • PolyGon2013

      Ironsi could actually hate Yoruba and still hired one as his cook. Ironsi was just like any other ibo: greedy and trinal, etc. This has nothing to do with this issue.

    • abodes_124

      Igbos never disown their children. A ‘child of the belly’ remains a child of the belly and will be protected by all his kinsmen . That the older and wiser ones admonish him for some his actions or words does not mean that he has been disowned. He is their son. A headstrong one but still their son. If Buhari’s hungry python wants to eat him it will suffer a terminal stomach upset with a very slow painful end.

  • Agba

    Operation pyton dance by Buhari is to kill Nnamdi Kanu,with the assistance of SOUTH EAST govs who are embararass by the popularity of Kanu,he has crowd more than five SE govs,because of truth fom him.Awon oloriburuku olosi govs awon oleeee,God will distroy all of you with plane crash amen.

    • ezelaw

      true

  • shola

    The propaganda machinery has started long before the court’s slated date for the revocation hearing. A Hercules task!

  • Senator D

    If I was not part of an agreement how is that agreement document binding on me??? The Nigerian constitution is faulty and every one in Nigeria knows it except for the Fulani North… Why would such important document be written by a few and foisted on the rest of us and we must be forced to accept such arrangement?

    • Dan arewa

      The Fulani North knows there is no perfect constitution, no country on this earth has a perfect constitution, thats why there are amendments as we go to harmonise and update the constitution to reflect changes taking place, we the Fulani in the north we know that, we live in a state governed by law and we are law abiding before the white man came and decided to implement INDIRECT because of the sophisticated system they found in place, as compared to the feudal/slave/primitive system found in IGBO land where they implemented DIRECT rule. I just wish you just go away, youre bunch of retarded people.

      • emmanuel

        Sophisticated backward people who still leave in huts and in ramshackle abode in the twenty first century. Unfortunately, over 85% of you people still leave in squalor despite all the monies you have stolen from every Federal establishment since 1960. A place where humans refuse to take their baths in days and smell like animals.
        You should be ashamed of yourself.

        • Dan arewa

          When they go low, we go high, Obama referring to Trump, you have nothing to say, I knew right from the beginning you have no constructive argument just hating, you just hate us for what we are, you couldn’t conquer us, you couldn’t rule us, in every sphere of human endeavor we outsmart you and in war we defeated you despite our smell and mug houses, your sky crappers and good smell has taught you nothing.

      • abodes_124

        And see how wonderfully you have advanced far ahead of the Igbos in all the indices of educational, social and economic development.

        • Dan arewa

          Those claiming to be the most educated in Nigeria are the worst criminals in this country today, their education has no value whatsoever, from human trafficking, kidnapping, armed robery, militancy, rape,and lately porn movies this is their contribution to Nigeria’s civilization. In the education field they apply the same tactics by colliding with WAEC examiners and grand distinctions to all sitting students and then smuggle to our universities and still graduate as arm robbers, kidnappers, 419ners, human trafickers, you see aboki.

    • Julius

      Damn, You disappoint me dude. How many people/citizens that are not part of the ‘agreement’ Constitution of UK, USA, GERMANY and most of the civilized countries but still abide by the agreements/constitution of their individual country ? Yes, I agree that we need a new constitution but, it doesn’t mean that we can’t abide by the one we have right now till we changed it.

      • emmanuel

        The five people who wrote the document did not represent anybody except some band of renegade soldiers.
        If you are forward looking, you should call to question the fake document which is self-serving.
        We already know you are not any Julius.

  • Senator D

    The constitution was not written in 1998 but in 1996… Late Pa Rewane of NADECO raised this issue when Abacha was trying to transform to civilian President with all the Political Parties endorsing him as their sole candidate…Shut-Up! If you do not know the Northern Agenda…Abdulsalam Abubakar after the Northern meeting to pacify the West (Yorubas) dusted the rusty constitution and polished it with the leadership of the Supreme Military Council and gave it to Obasanjo to run the Vision, that is why the revenue formula, National Assembly representation and many other constitutional matters favour the North…That constitution needs to be thorn to shreds and a new one written by a collective representation.

    • Ade

      Thank you. We need a new constitution. Simple. Why can’t people see that? Smh……country of the blind indeed.

  • Dan arewa

    Teach this clown called Kanu a lesson, if Ojukwu, a cambridge graduate could surrender, then this DJ from the ghetto in London should learn his lesson, you mess with Nigeria you pay the price as Phillip Effiong has said. Next time we fight another war there will be a winner and a vanquish.

    • Jon

      Why is the parasitic Buhari and his parasitic Hausa/Fulani afraid of restructuring? The whole South have spoken. No to the present status quo.

      • Dan arewa

        The Parasitic south, has nothing to offer to Nigeria beside noise making, the oil is in the deep off shore of Nigerian borders and belong to Nigeria, and NIgeria is OURS the hausa/fulani. The south has nothing beside oil money that we give them, just bunch of theives that steal their people money and run away with it. Even in faraway land it shows how retarded you’re, you go to America, UK or south Africa all the crimes comitted are by the Igbos, if indeed youre educated and all that why not innovate and create wealth the legal way and eradicate poverty in your regions?

        • abodes_124

          Ahh now I understand. Abacha was an Igbo thief and propagandists and hate speakers have been saying he is a northerner. Northerners like Dan Arewa do not steal or kill or do anything remotely bad or unbecoming .

          • Dan arewa

            Trash talk i cannot join issue with you.

          • abodes_124

            I find that mention of Abacha often helps to douse unbridled allegations of thievery by other ‘corrupt’ Nigerians.. Tee hee.

    • AlBsure23

      It’s obvious you are bitter and sad.

      • Dan arewa

        Not really, I just love my country Nigeria and everytime we try to build this Country NIgeria, the IGBO are busy destroying it simply because an Igboman is not the president, they went as far as killing a seating prime minister and governors in the north, your soul is filled with hate.

        • AlBsure23

          You have indeed proved that you are bitter and sad.

          • Dan arewa

            And you’re happy and joyful, good for you.

    • egbema

      Go ask Gadaffi’s tribesmen how it feels today in Lybia, He and his tribe oppressed the rest of the country for decades, and thought they owned Lybia forever, until the day he was killed like a rat. Same with Saddam Hussein and same with northern Sudanese – all of them never knew their oppression would some day come to an end.

      • Dan arewa

        My friend you had it twisted, you go and reread the history book you were reading, unless that book was written by an Igbo professor. Until you learn to differentiate facts from fiction you will be deceive by your people for ever.

        • abodes_124

          Gaddafi was indeed found hiding in a sewer and was shot dead there like a sewer a rat. that is historical fact. you must read different history books

          • Dan arewa

            The above statement refers to you as well. However, considering how tiny your brain size is let me teach me the facts, Gaddafi was not killed by Isreali jews but by rebellious Arabs.

          • abodes_124

            Israeli Jews. where did that spring from ? You have lost me there. read the preceding thread and perhaps try and clarify. Communicating your thoughts requires a certain level of discipline. I know you turn your nose down at educational accomplishments but it does help to have a modicum of education.

          • Dan arewa

            You’re not intelligent enough to hold a conversation with me so, just fckup

          • abodes_124

            That must be the case. I doubt in fact that there is anyone else in this house who is intelligent enough to understand the workings of your mind as evidenced by your posts. It is not just the poor grammar and garbled syntax but the jumbled expressions and words that come tumbling out with complete dissonance. You will make an interesting case study for a neuropsychologist and I am sure there must be a medical term for your condition. One cannot just blame quota education that takes in barely literate people in and spews out gibbering wrecks at the other end. You may wish for your sake to terminate this conversation with one of your choice expletives but do not wander into the area of cognition as it applies to me.!!!

      • Mufu Ola

        What “oppression” are you experiencing.U people will never stop depreciating yourself.All your lives its “victimization, oppression,marginalization… etc of Igbos”.Tell us how Igbos are oppressed or marginalized.

        • abodes_124

          if it needs to be explained to you then it will be wasted effort as you will still not comprehend having not comprehended what is evident to all.

    • Rev

      Look at you. What date is today…Can you imagine what it took the Nigerian government to defeat an almost rag tag Biafran Army in 1967? Can you imagine the ruthlessness of the present Igbo youth today? You better go do a research yourself. Just look at the versatility of the present igbo in every ramification of endeavor and it will dawn on you that this will not be a repeat of the civil war at all!!!! In fact it will not augur well for anyone…Everyone will suffer. The best idea for Nigeria now is to either divide or the North should realize that things cannot continue in the status quo!

      • Dan arewa

        Keep dreaming my friend, see boko haram, they alone can conquer the entire south east, our army strech from Niger Republic to Chad and Northern Cameroon wallahi it will be over in two weeks this time around. Think again your versatility is no match to northern courage and as for your ruthlessness that will be your undoing because youre cowards and no one is afraid of that, a handful of herdmens will capture Enugu in matter of days

    • abodes_124

      Ojukwu graduated from Lincoln College Oxford [not Cambridge] about 1956. we need to be scrupulous about historical facts.

  • emmanuel

    You do not know the strength of your opponent until you get on to the turf. The World has advance far beyond Ojukwu’s time. Do not bee to certain of your victory in modern warfare.
    Please tell your people to behave if they trully have enjoyed more from Nigeria than others. Things like this happened severally in Syria until in 2011 when they lost their peace.
    Go ask Assads tribes men if life has been sweet?

  • agwamba

    Let me state that I am neither a supporter of IPOB nor an admirer of Nnamdi Kanu. I also do not think that separation is the solution to the problems of Nigeria – and I must admit that the problems are many. However, the present administration is playing into Kanu’s hands. There is this vindictive impulse that pushes President Buhari into hasty actions that border mostly on illegality. In the process he gives his “enemies” the upper hand. Where statesmanship is required, what we see is utter lack of wisdom. This lack of political wisdom is evident in the way he managed his election victory, the war on corruption, the relationship with the National Assembly, the relationship with his party and the agitations by IPOB and the Niger Delta militants. His first recourse has always been to deploy raw power without considering the context, and the result has so far not been what he wanted. Without knowing it he bears the responsibility for making Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB popular. Having sent the Army for another round of ill-advised adventure, he might succeed in making Kanu even more popular. If he understands the virtues of patience and wisdom, he might jolly well have left the South East to resolve the problem and the November 18 election would have been the starting point. This macabre dance that the Army has been told to dance in the South East, which in the typical Nigerian manner will involve annoying road blocks, extortion and death of innocent people might end up making Kanu’s wishes regarding the November 18 elections in Anambra State to come to pass. IPOB will continue to have traction as long as President Buhari does not back off.

  • Rev

    If there is genocide or killings in eastern Nigeria, Buhari will be bundled to the International court of Justice, where he will join Charles Taylor in detention.

  • Adekunle Akindude

    Let the whole world know that this Nnamdi Kanu has violated his bail conditions and me personally think he should be arrested Why will a British citizen be causing unwarranted tension in the country? Our problems need to be solved at the ballot boxes and not unwanted and crazy provocational statements by this so called Biafra agitation Ojukwu was a trained soldier and he failed in his zeal and hunger for Biafra at the cost of innocent lives while his family all survived and he recovered all his possessions Let sleeping dogs lie We should be fighting the thieves who occupy our state houses and the National Assembly instead of this divisive measures Nigeria is rationning 4,000 megawatts of electricity for a population of about 160 million while south africa has more than 42,000 megawatts for a population of 42 million Who is fooling who? A nation without electricity cannot navigate its ways out of darkness Fashola should be made a Minister for either Works or power not both when you have 2 ministries for information and communications Wake up Nigeria All nations of the world do not pay for clothing or feed their legislators except Nigeria A Supreme Court Justice makes peanuts compared to a member of the House of Rep So does the Inspector General of Police and Chief of general staff and you are complaining that there is kidnapping and armed robbery in our country? if Nnamdi Kanu thinks he is relevant let him run for Governor of his state when there is vacancy or recall his Governor, then we will know he is popular or else just go away and spend the money raised for his by his sponsors The world is making fun of us as we have become the laughing stock of the world and commonwealth.