IPOB – Military violence: Senate caucus condemns Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army. [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]
Nigerian Army. [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

The military operation – codenamed Operation Python Dance – in Nigeria’s South-east has been criticised as ill-conceived and anti-rights by the senators representing the region.

In a statement on Tuesday, the chairman of the South-east Senate caucus, said the Igbo senators viewed the military operation as one that could jeopardise their ongoing engagement with the Nnamdi Kanu-led separatist movement, IPOB, which the lawmakers suggested were exercising their constitutionally-backed rights.

The commencement of the Operation Python Dance 2 in Umuahia, Abia State capital, on Sunday, came with tension, as citizens, presumed to be members of IPOB, confronted with sticks and stones the soldiers parading the streets in what the Army called “show of force”.

Although IPOB’s lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, claimed the soldiers invaded the compound of Mr. Kanu and killed several persons, there was no evidence to back the claim. But a video footage showing a young man who sustained injury from gunshot and another one showing IPOB members confront soldiers with sticks and stones did emerge online.

The ongoing operation was intended to check kidnapping, banditry, assassination, secessionist activities within the region, amongst other forms of criminal activities, the Army said in official position ahead of the commencement.

But the deployment of the soldiers provoked the violent confrontation that happened on Sunday, the Senate caucus said, and called for the des-escalation of the operation.   

 Their statement read: “We had hoped that our ongoing engagement with the group would be given a chance but here we are with a hurried military action deep into a highly populated area with high propensity for casualty, which occurrence would rather escalate the already tense situation.

“It is more worrisome that military operation, ‘Python Dance 2,’ restricted to the South-east in a peace time, has no doubt fouled the environment and sent strong signal that the region is under siege, which should not be so in a democracy.

“We, therefore, urge extreme caution and advise the military to de-escalate the situation and choose the best operational modus that will not only guaranty the safety of Nigerians but also enhance national unity.

“Nigeria is not at war, people are only exercising their constitutional and universally guaranteed rights, so far they are carrying on in a manner that has never given room to violence which could warrant a wholesale military expedition.”

The senators spoke about same time Abia State Government declared a three day-curfew in some parts of the state and expressed readiness to cooperate with the Army, while also stressing “unequivocally” that “Abia is a component State of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and subscribes to the supremacy of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and all other extant laws.”

The state however said: “While the Government of Abia State recognizes the right of the Nigerian Army and other security agencies, to perform their statutory duty of protection of lives and property of Nigerian citizens, such duties must be carried out within acclaimed Nigerian and international standards of engagement with the civil populace, with due respect to the human rights of citizens and sanctity of human lives.”


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  • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

    So these miscreants are not dumbs. Where have you kept your rusty mouths since. Now that you are better served chilled your deserved cups of tea,you can now speak. Remember the international community was not dead when sisi of Egypt dealt with the deviant morsi supporters. About 600 people were shot dead under the very watchfull eyes of the journalists. Go to South African and see what became the end of sturbon protesters who refusing to obey the government, they were shot dead,the record is there. Occupy wall Street protesters in the US were not only shot at,but were burnt. Ipob members will be killed if they choose to disobey the law of the land and nothing will happen, I mean nothing.

    • We do not which for bloodshed in Nigeria, so FG kill kanu and stop all this nonsense.

      • james

        How many Kanus are you going to kill??

        • abodes_124

          If he is killed we will all become Kanus. I hope they have enough bullets.

      • abodes_124

        So Kanu does not have blood in him?

      • Ceejay ilo

        What if Buhari is killed, won’t all these nonsense stop? Just asking

        • Julius

          Well, kanu can send his security or his biafraud army after him and see what happened. Right ? Only way we can find out.

      • Abdulmojeed Nojeemdeen

        Na you talk am i no dey,but sha e good make dem kill am.

  • Oluola

    You see, this is one of the reasons some of us disapproved sales of military hardwares and weapons to Nigeria Government. They would front arm purchases on the pretext of fight against Boko Haram but would turn using same weapons and hardwares on defenseless, armless civilians and soft targets.

    I personally, call on the United States and other informational organizations to quickly step up and call Nigeria Government to order.

    • Sam

      Call on your myopic ,brainwashed youths to order. That is how it should be .

    • As if the so call US and all other country have no domestic or internal problems to deal with.

      • aisha ani

        We are still battling the aftermath of Harvey and Irma.

  • Akiika

    IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu and his ignorant followers should fight nah, they have been threatening fire and brimstone. Oya, fight!
    Any group or persons that threaten the peace of the nation is/are terrorist/s and should be dealt with as such.

    • abodes_124

      they will resist with non violence and the Igbo nation will rise with one voice to condemn this unwarranted oppression.

      • Julius

        oh, it’s non violence now after kanu promised rain and fire if the army/anybody shows up in biafraud ? By the way, where him dey self ? lolz

    • Julius

      You notice that they disappeared but sent women and children to confront the soldiers. Na so oo !. The brave and the almighty biafrauds are in hiding ! You have to laugh at them.

  • Sam

    This useless crooks did not come out to publicly condemn conman Kanu when he was charging his illiterate followers to kill anyone who dares to arrest him . That was a most dangerous statement that no nation worth it’s name should ignore .so were this useless thieving senators asleep then?

    • abodes_124

      The Arewa youth also dared the security services to arrest them and they whimpered and went away. Osinbajo was trying his best to douse tensions b to th eobvious displeasure of the ‘Presidency’ and now they have Buharis body back in ASO rock, killing of the Igbos has taken utmost priority with Kanu as a ready pretext

    • Mizch

      You are happy sniffing life from innocent suffering youths. Do you believe there is God above?

      • Julius

        But, you did not address his comment or question. I can guess why you didn’t tho.

  • Excisionist

    No doubt the terrorist Danbazua is behind this. Fulani herdsmen are the greatest threat to lives and property nation wide but the army has never been deployed against them to protect Nigerians. At Agatu in North Central military helicopters were ordered to drop weapons and uniforms to Fulani terrorists while the population was being decimated. The army never intervened then or after. Why? Because the army and other security agencies are being controlled by Islamic terrorists.

    The army has not been deployed against the so called Northern youth forum or against the myriad of Islamic terrorists in the North east and north west who constantly attack non-Muslims (particularly Christians), kill them and destroy their churches and property. Jihadists in the army constantly expose their colleagues to ambushes during operations against Boko Haram Islamic terrorists.

    Danbazua’s fingerprints are all over the place. As Army chief of staff he masterminded the genocide in Jos. As Buhari’s security adviser he masterminded th violence that followed the 2011 election that led to the destruction of churches, businesses and lives of non-Muslims, particularly Christians. As interior minister, he masterminds the freeing of Boko Haram terrorists, the destruction all over the country by Fulani herdsmen and mass killing by the army in South East and South south.

    Who would like to live in a country like that ???

    However, the cancer that is killing Nigeria is Islamic terrorism, and Fulani bigotry. We know where they are. In order to save Nigeria, that cancerous part needs to be cut off. I bet you when the cancer is removed, in plain langusge, when the North East and North West are removed from Nigeria, then you will have viable country. Excision is the answer.

  • Contact Point

    Is there anything wrong in people just speaking in one voice and telling Nnamdi Kanu and his moronic members that they do not have any right to ask for Biafra, recruit their own security outfit, arm them in a state call Nigeria. Some idiots like Fayose, Femi Fani-Kayode and some bunch of silly lawyers who come on air to support that brat should desist so that he will know the danger of his action. This is Federal Republic of Nigeria with all structures and paraphernalia of government and any threat to tear the country apart must and shall be met with deadly force.

    • Gary

      Don’t be silly. Stick to the facts instead of inventing them to advance your agenda. Show us proof of any armed IPOB serviceman despite their antics calling themselves a secret service. I can call myself a General or Astronaut for all I like, even without any military training or knowledge of Physics.
      Stop with calling a dog a bad name in order to hang it.
      The Nigerian Army is out to provoke a confrontation with IPOB to kill Kanu and his boys. Period. The same Army that has seen no python not danced over the murderous rampage of Buhari’s Fulani herdsmen.
      Hes dying and trying to take the country down with him.
      I pity the future Turkur Buratai is setting for himself. Buhari’s days in power and on Earth will soon end. That’s when Mr. Buratai will begin to reap the fruits of his crimes against humanity. Suffice it to note that the Igbo are the largest and most entrenched and influential Nigerian ethnicity in Diaspora. There shall be a reckoning for whatever fate befalls their people in Nigeria.

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        Mr. Gary unveiled at last.

        Your moribund sense of ethnic chauvinism and irredentism is now fully unfurled and swaying majestically in the wind.

        #Kontinu

        • Gary

          Certain truths are self-evident some philosophers wrote a while back. We shall see who the ethnic chauvinists and irredentists are in the fullness of time. And after Buhari leads the Fulani to perdition in Nigeria on his Fool’s Errand to restore their political and economic gains of the July 1966 coup.
          Meanwhile, keep at it to earn as much BMC stipends as you possibly can on this thread. Looks like your cohorts have been deployed to other forums and threads to defend the regime. You all are in for a busy and lucrative week while the Python dances in Igboland.

          Enjoy your blood money and my greetings to Julius, Rommel, Tundemass & Co.
          I’ll be here to say “I told you so” when the shit hits the fan again for your regime paymasters. History will vindicate the just.

          • Höly Wähala

            You wrote… “I’ll be here to say “I told you so” when the shit hits the fan.”

            You may be here but, I can guarantee that they will not be here to read your, “I told you so” retort when it comes, they are not called cowards for nothing. He thinks you’re Igbo but I why don’t you tell him that you are from the Niger Delta looking-in from a neutral prism? Yoropigs are evil people who are giddily waiting to celebrate senseless killings of other Nigerians as long as it’s not their own… bad people, do you now see why I vehemently attack them online wherever I catch their mischief? That fellow, @Kay_Soyemi, used to be my pal when we fought the PDP’s corruption jointly but flipped as is their nature when sugar enters their mouth. You never have a friend in Yoroland… flush the pfool into the soakaway, I’m behind you.

          • Julius

            Why is it that whoever has unconsenting views to yours is a paid agent ? Is ipob paying you to express your views also ?

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            I previously gave him too much credit compared to the person that got out of his bed this morning.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            You disappoint me, Gary.

            Just because we disagree on a point doesn’t make me a paid charlatan.

            Despite our obvious differences of opinions, I’ve never called you a paid hagiographer, but it’s your call if that’s how you feel.

            The sad thing from my perspective is that people like you are calling for insurrection and blood behind the safety of your keypad from thousands of miles away. Yet, you only feel mock outrage at people who call you to order.

            Mark my words, if your evil wishes come to pass, you are more likely to know a potential victim than those of us you called names on this thread.

            Have a good day. I hope you can sleep at night or truthfully look at the eyes of he man in your mirror.

      • Höly Wähala

        Don’t mind him jare, @Gary… suffice to have told him of all those Gen. Dis-n-Dat in the creeks even claiming to be based in Camp dis-n-dat. A name is what you make of it, a title is just what it is, ‘Title’ but you really nailed it with revealing the underlying premise behind the whole snake dance in the SE… to kill Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB! However, methinks it’s deeper than that: to instigate a coup by aboki soldiers and hand-on to power knowing that Buhari will not last another 2yrs. Simple as that… Respect! for your opinion, kudos!

    • Mizch

      Waoh! The only existing wise man! Only that you appear a brute.

    • concernednigerian

      Why not in a court of law as expected in a democracy?

  • ‘Constitutionally-backed rights’ to burn down the country, really.

    Kill kanu and bring an end to all this shenanigans.

    • Gary

      Nigeria was not burned down over Sharia riots, Miss World riots. Running Isioma Daniel out of the country, killing Christians over Mohammed cartoonin Holland, massacres of Christians in Southern Kaduna and the entire Northeast by Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen and their armed campaign to overrun the fertile lands of the Benue Valley, Jos and Mambilla plateaux.

      Buhari and his Fulani tribesmen who have hijacked the APC federal government to reassert Fulani domination of Nigeria see nothing wrong in all these. But want to violently suppress a ham-handed but nonviolent agitation for self-determination.

      IPOB is the main threat to national security in all of the above, really?

  • igboham

    How do you share a country with this much hatred against a section. Unity?

  • King Bibinama

    Nnamdi Kanu and his IPOB are brash and audacious. But they are also evidently non violent. In fact the group is gradually transforming itself to philosophical albeit quasy religious movement. That’s a very delicate and critical set up. The biggest miscalculation of the Buhari led government would be to use any form of military force against them. That could spell doom for the country or the government. The use of unnecessary and disproportionate force against a non violent IPOB will attract powerful global sympathy for the the group and unpredented condemnation loss of goodwill for the government. Imagine that with all the professed support and goodwill of world powers, Nigeria is still struggling to technically defeat violent ideologist Boko Haram. Then think of the contrast scenario, and you would understand the unfolding scenario. I recommend for Buhari to learn from Osinbajo and continue from where the learned VP stopped on this matter.

    • abodes_124

      Buhari learn ? Are you joking? He could not learn enough to pass the WASC exam many years ago and nothing has changed since.

      • Mizch

        That his “forged” certificate, defended by SANs, showed that he got F9 in Arithmetic and Wood Works. Hahahaha!

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      The sling and stone of David is with us Biafrans, Jehova brought down the heavily armed and armoured Goloiat , so shall Buhari walk in disgrace before the world very soon.

      • Mizch

        There is also the Battle of Lepanto (1571). Oftentimes, the might are disgraced.

      • Julius

        lolz, u dey funny ooo !

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      The report clearly stated the IPOB that you called “non violent” confronted the Military. Are you saying soldiers should not be deployed in Ndi-Igboland because Mr. Kanu won’t like it?

      • King Bibinama

        Serious observers do not draw conclusion merely from news media reports. And what you call confrontation is not akin to armed resistance, so called. The catcher here is the preponderant application of disproportionate force by a siting government against an unarmed group of people. This is beyond local political issues and debate. It borders on issues crime against humanity. The global space has changed, so have the rules of play or engagement.

        • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

          The global space has changed indeed, so I presume you’d be well informed enough to have read the harrowing tales of females and ordinary Igbo citizens who are being attacked by IPOB thugs and thieves in the name of what you call “non-violent confrontations”.

          Or do you think the burning of Dangote trucks, tyre bonfires and attacks on Hausa indigenes peaceful?

          Trust you’ve heard the term “reasonable force” before?

          • King Bibinama

            May I ask you. If you were in position to advice Buhari or even in his shoes how would you handle the IPOB issue and other related symptoms of failure or disfunctionality of the Nigerian nation space?
            The incidents you mentioned I believe are part of the developing outcomes of an ill conceived arcaic military action by backward oriented leadership. Surprisingly you seem to confuse cause and effect, either knowingly or unknowingly or perhaps by personal circumstances. I wouldn’t know until you answer the question I asked you. Thanks for your responses.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            Mr. Bibinama, thanks for asking.

            I am not a politician. Therefore, I do not have the luxury of 50 Shades of Grey.

            It’s either white or black for me; there’s no halfway or in-between for me.

            Mr. Kanu, IPOB, Fulani herdsmen, NDA, MASSOB, OPC or Boko Haram all remain in the realm “beyond the boundaries of the law” and can only be met fully with the weight of law enforcement.

            You talk glibly about cause and effects, but as long as I am doing my job and it’s on track, there won’t be any turning back or political considerations.

            The law must remain the law and all must be ready to face the consequences of their actions.

          • King Bibinama

            Your predisposition to self delusion is evident. It’s so pitiably unfortunate. Even more so that you confess to it as your job. I sincerely wish you well and hope you’d get some help along the way. Kind regards.

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            I believe it’s you who’s truly deluded.

            You created a scenario, to which I responded, but because of your short attention span or hallucinatory inclinations, you appear to have imbued me with same.

            I sincerely advise you to check yourself in for medical help if that’s the case.

      • Julius

        lmaooooooooooo, imagine that. I can’t believe what I’m reading from these fools bro.

      • emmanuel

        Your instability is not strange to anyone. Miscreants and tribal nitwits like you, should be around Obalende or Oshodi loading buses. Unfortunately, the evening schools around SW Nigeria led to your upgrade with very low mental ability.
        Have you not seen where rioters abroad throw huge stones at Police and Army when they quell riot? Is your life as a bastard, so backward that you see your self and your ethnic group alone as humans?
        Please check your history and how you became a Nigerian, that tells why your reason faculty is so shallow – the descendant of a slave!

  • sanetalk

    These politicians are most insincere and deceitful, they want to eat their cakes and still have them. It is either you fully believe in one Nigeria or you support Biafra, no two way about it. They all swore allegiance to a united Nigeria, if they no longer believe in it they should resign and join Kanu in the insurrection to actualize Biafra. All these statements are hogwash, Nigeria has a duly elected government that will not abdicate or surrender its authority to any individual or group on a flight of fancy. We saw how June 12 struggle was fought, even when the opponents tried to reduce it to a sectional affair, the corporate existence of Nigeria was not threatened neither was there a resort to abuse and denigration of other tribes.

    • Delta_Quagmire

      What a worthless gunk and drivels! You need to have your empty skull examined by competent physician.

      • sanetalk

        Typical response from hate and emotion filled mind. Purge your mind of bigotry so you could comprehend the real picture. Good luck.

    • IknowYouknow

      You are making no sense at all. We live in a democracy that permits people to express their disaffection with the order of things. The proponents of IPOB believe that their people have been systematically marginalized and oppressed in Nigeria, they have exercised their constitutional right to protest without resorting to any form of violence, as they request a referendum. Ironically, the fact that Nigeria is so incensed by this request that it has unleashed its lawless military on harmless civilians buttresses and justifies everything IPOB has said about Nigeria…a lawless nation.
      Also, people like you are not only disingenuous, you are blatantly hypocritical. How long have Nigerians been making hate speeches directed at the Igbo, somehow you assumed they’ll never return the favor. From the onset of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello made it known that the new nation was an extension of his forefather’s empire and they had every intent of lording it over everyone. Before that, there was unanimous hate speech emanating from the Northern Assembly directed towards the Igbo whose rapid advancement was making them uncomfortable. The same reason inspired Akintola’s “Yoruba ronu” hate speech directed at Igbos. The hate speeches and malicious acts directed at the Igbo continued into recent times as seen during OBJ’s govt and of course Buhari’s assertion that those who gave him 5% vote aka Igbos should not expect much from his government.
      You revel in your insolence directed at the Igbo, but as soon as Nnamdi Kanu turns the mirror on you and returns the favor, you seize his words as justification for the hatred you always possessed. The Igbo don’t necessarily care that you hate him, just don’t don’t be a hypocrite about it.

      • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

        Did you read the story or are you simply hyperventilating your emotional instability here?

        • IknowYouknow

          If you’ve got nothing meaningful to say, do humanity a favor and shut up.

    • Arabakpura

      That means if Jonathan were Buhari, those that pelted him with stones and pure water would all have been dead! It is turn by turn in Nigeria!

    • concernednigerian

      Was June 12 under a democratic dispensation? Nigeria today is a democracy and people should be free to agitate as they like only for the court of law to deal with them if the law is broken and not to go after them with any python dance.

  • pheliciti

    Threatening to burn the country down is a constitutional right? Or we should wait till it happens to take action?

  • Peace Forall

    Retrogressive core north, the primitive forces of oppression and the asinine peddlars of lies, ignorance and falsehood to destroy someone else’s yearning for freedom from oppression and aspiration for liberty.. People believe in crushing, destroying, humiliating, killing and jailing their perceived enemies and political adversaries for no just cause the moment they feel threatened or intimidated. No government in the history of the World have ever successfully supress the will of the people. No not now that the civilized world has determined that self-determination is an inalienable right. Restoration of Biafra’s sovereignty is justified under international law and practice and our rights ultimately are what we are willing to fight and die for. Death to us is nothing, freedom for Biafra is everything.”

    • wode

      “People believe in crushing, destroying, humiliating, killing and jailing their perceived enemies and political adversaries for no just cause the moment they feel threatened or intimidated.”…for real?

      Where were you when Boko Haram were being pounded by the military, the IMN’s rascality and their leader being dealt with, when Dasuki, a son of a prominent royal dynasty in the North is being put under trial, when the N/Delta Avengers were caged, as well as when the notorious pipeline vandals at Arepo in Ogun state were rooted out of their creeks? It all sounded good then, right? So, what is the hoot about python dance series 2 all about?

      For your information, there is a reason why a retired general is voted into power. There is urgent need for thorough and wholesome cleaning of the rots that have bedeviled our nation for years, all in the name of agitation, largely for selfish and personal interest of few ones.

      • Hassan Karofi Aliyu

        Which North are you talking about? The people’s North or the elites North? This same government killed over 1000 Northerners in Zaria lastt year. People whose alleged crime was blocking the way of the ‘Killer Army Chief’. Up to today, these innocent children, women and youth s’ corpses are buried en mass by this government and are still not released for proper burial. Until Nigerians begin to see themselves as people conquered by the ‘ruling elites’ and come together to salvage themselves, then this hatred and hate speech against each other only works in favor of the ruling class, and they will continue to kill any group they perceive to be threat to their collective interest to steal, control and corner the nation for themselves and their children. Wake up my friend, wake up

        • Danjuma

          Yes, many people in the south are ignorant of the situation there. They keep saying Hausa-Fulani, Hausa-Fulani and blame the extreme violence up there on Hausa-Fulani. The Zaria massacre was an eye opener. Fulani’s who now control the government and security forces are the most violent terrorist in Africa. Leave the Hausas out of it.

  • emmanuel

    Mumu. When a few army hilux were brought into Lagos on January 3, 2012 your imbecilic soul cried with your people that Lagos was under siege and the army must leave. Or you are not the same Soyemi?
    I hear same id*ot speak from your slimy mouth how they should maul the people down with their guns.
    Meanwhile you claim Nigeria should remain the way it is st*pid charge and bail lawyer.
    Your SW does not need military presence

    • Julius

      Was there anybody or a group of moron threatening the country when the army were brought into Lagos then ? There was no reason for them to be there but, they have a good solid reason to be where they are now. Kanu invited them !

  • thusspokez

    In a statement on Tuesday, the chairman of the South-east Senate caucus, said the Igbo senators viewed the military operation as one that could jeopardise their ongoing engagement with the Nnamdi Kanu-led separatist movement, IPOB, which the lawmakers suggested were exercising their constitutionally-backed rights.

    These sanators are not making any sense. The Nigerian government (since Gowon) consider biafra dead, hence it does not recognise it.

    Now, when we talk about the Nigerian government, it includes the legislative arm. Granted, these senators are members of The Nigerian government which does not recognise biafra. Granted, why then would it engage with groups which claim to represent what the Nigeria government sees as dead, let alone a separatist movement?

  • thusspokez

    “Nigeria is not at war, people are only exercising their constitutional and universally guaranteed rights, so far they are carrying on in a manner that has never given room to violence which could warrant a wholesale military expedition.”

    Correction: Nigeria is currently at war with boko haram, but a states don’t need war to deploy its soldiers to any part of the country or world — 10% – 15% of the US army is deployed in overseas were there is war is absent.

    The Nigerian army can be deployed in any part of Nigeria, particularly in areas besieged by kidnappings, banditries, assassinations, and secessionist activities. And given how inept the Nigerian police and SSS have been in handling these problems, the Nigerian army is the only option left.

  • thusspokez

    In a statement on Tuesday, the chairman of the South-east Senate caucus, said the Igbo senators viewed the military operation as one that could jeopardise their ongoing engagement with the Nnamdi Kanu-led separatist movement, IPOB, which the lawmakers suggested were exercising their constitutionally-backed rights.

    These senators are not making any sense. The Nigerian government (since Gowon) considers biafra dead, hence it does not recognise it.

    Now, when we talk about the Nigerian government, it includes the legislative arm. Granted, these senators are members of the Nigerian government which does not recognise biafra. Granted, why then would the government engage with groups which claim to represent what the Nigeria government sees as dead, let alone a separatist movement?

  • Okey Agugua

    He just finished you, pathetic coward.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      You can join him in the gutter.

      I am not here for a contest of the brainless and vulgarity.

      Do you understand?

  • Julius

    No mind him..see my response to him.

  • justin

    When your mothers are protesting against the relocation of their village market, soldiers should also be drafted to use their gun to sweep off the protest. In saner climes citizens are always hellbent on upholding the truth and the rule of law irrespective of who’s involved. Assuming this python dance is holding in your village, you wouldn’t be saying all these. Your language would have been highly different. We need to grow up. The side of the towel that cleaned the buttock in the morning might be the side cleaning the face in the evening. Its real

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      In saner climates, mothers wouldn’t be out demonstrating naked.

      Shall we leave you to hold your naked village dance of shame should you wish so?

      Just do it without pushing it in our faces.

  • Julius

    They are for laughs.. A total big fat shameless jokers !

  • Excisionist

    Fulani herdsmen are the greatest threat to lives and property nation wide but the army has never been deployed against them to protect Nigerians. At Agatu in North Central military helicopters were ordered to drop weapons and uniforms to Fulani terrorists while the population was being decimated. The army never intervened then or after. Why? Because the army and other security agencies are being controlled by Islamic terrorists.

    The army has not been deployed against the so called Northern youth forum or against the myriad of Islamic terrorists in the North east and north west who constantly attack non-Muslims (particularly Christians), kill them and destroy their churches and property. Jihadists in the army constantly expose their colleagues to ambushes during operations against Boko Haram Islamic terrorists.

    No doubt the terrorist (interior Minister) Danbazua is behind this. His fingerprints are all over the place. As Army chief of staff he masterminded the genocide in Jos. As Buhari’s security adviser he masterminded th violence that followed the 2011 election that led to the destruction of churches, businesses and lives of non-Muslims, particularly Christians. As interior minister, he masterminds the freeing of Boko Haram terrorists, the destruction all over the country by Fulani herdsmen and mass killing by the army in South East and South south.

    Who would like to live in a country like that ???

    However, the cancer that is killing Nigeria is Islamic terrorism, and Fulani bigotry. We know where they are. In order to save Nigeria, that cancerous part needs to be cut off. I bet you when the cancer is removed, in plain langusge, when the North East and North West are removed from Nigeria, then you will have viable country. Excision is the answer.

  • Dr Pat Kolawole Awosan

    South-East, senate caucus members, in the senate-chambers,must declare their unquestionable-loyalty and patriotism to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, by pledging their full-support for Nigerian army, actions to repel Biafra Republic miscreants led by the felon,Nnamdi Kanu,s miscreants. When Nnmadi Kanu, declared the launching of Biafra Republic security agency, recently where were the senate South-East region caucus reaction?Any further provocation of Nigerian soldiers by throwing stones at Nigerian army vehicles passing by, in front of Nnamdi Kanu,s compound should be severely dealt with by Nigerian soldiers and riot-police.Enough is enough!Instead of the Nnamdi Kanu,s led Igbo-miscreants to fight for the development of regular power supply,modernize medical facilities in all state capital and FCT. Abuja,Nigeria, in order to make life better and worth living for average Nigerians,Igbo miscreants, are agitating for another civil war which would consume Igbo people and bring destruction to the South-East.Igbo people are yet to learn their lesson from the experience of the 1967 to 1970 civil war,

    • 0tile

      Which babalowo nla ordained you juju doctor? Whenever you want to quote you title make sure you prefix by (Juju dr Pat Kolawole Awosan) otherwise people will continue to call you Pat Mumuwole Awosan. E gbo?

    • Deovolente

      Mr Sambisa !! The Ibo people are not the main problem in Nigeria right now. The main problem is your very own Fulani herdsmen. Have you forgotten about those your Fulani herdsmen that your people have been arming and sending to the SW, SE and other southern and middle belt areas to kill off our southern and middle belt farmers? Deal with them. They are notorious terrorists They are the ones that deserve the “sever treatment” you proposed in your post.