APC youth vandalise, torch PDP campaign office as Buhari visits Maiduguri

FILE PHOTO: APC Youth Destroying PDP Billboards in Borno

​Supporters of the ​All Progressives Congress​, APC,​ ​in Borno ​S​tate, ​vandalised and torched several campaign offices and posters of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party​, PDP, Monday, during the party’s presidential campaign rally in Borno.

The APC supporters, who took to the streets of Maiduguri in their thousands, chanted pro- Muhammadu Buhari campaign slogans while carrying an effigy of the PDP.

While soldiers were battling to control the mammoth crowd at the venue of the campaign rally, some of the irate youth were seen bringing down PDP billboards that were mounted close to the venue of the rally.

Hours later, thick smoke was seen some 500 meters way from the venue of the rally as the APC youth stormed a major campaign office of the PDP, popularly known as UTC.

Witnesses at the scene said hundreds of the APC supporters, chanting anti-PDP and anti-President Goodluck Jonathan slogans, stormed the PDP office armed with petrol jars, forced themselves into the premises and set the place ablaze.

All efforts by police officers stationed at the UTC to prevent the youth failed as they were overwhelmed by the mob.

A police officer who spoke to journalists in front of the burnt office said, “We tried everything in our powers as permitted of us during riots to stop them, but the young men came in their hundreds and our men had to retreat because we do not intend to use excess force to stop them. It was really very sad.”

Reacting to the attack in a written statement, Inuwa Bwala, the spokesperson, campaign committee of the Borno
​S​tate PDP governorship ‎ candidate, Muhammad Imam, said the act was highly condemnable and unprovoked.

“The Muhammed Imam governorship Campaign Organisation condemns the unprovoked attack on PDP supporters and property in Maiduguri by APC hoodlums,” Mr. Bwala said. “We equally condemn the attack on ​m​ilitary personnel by hired thugs, ostensibly acting out the script of the Borno ​S​tate government. We commiserate with the victims of the attack and caution the Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, who seems to take delight in causing mischief anytime the PDP plans its programmes within the state.

“While we call on all supporters of Muhammad Imam to remain calm and lawful in the face of such unprovoked attacks, we wish to assure our citizens that no act of desperation nor violence can alter the will of God. ‎We remain focused on the mission of rescuing Borno from the clutches of an inept and corrupt leadership.

“We leave it to the security agencies to investigate the Maiduguri mayhem perpetrated in the name of hosting a presidential candidate. One wonders how the same Buhari visited Baylesa in peace but Shettima has turned Borno into a vortex of violence and political nihilism.”


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  • Question n’ Answer

    THEY BURNT, THEY LOOTED AND ROBBED, BUT FAILED

    TO DO THE MOST IMPORTANT THING; BY SIMPLY ASKING:

    • larry

      Buhari has no certificate,cos he is a school drop out.

  • Wot do u expect from pigs when d political leader of boko haram is in town.

  • Ayo Odunsi

    APC + BUHARI + ENOCH ADEBOYE = EVIL

    • Benny born

      That is my point. RCCG shouldn’t have involved. It’ll surely ends up in castigating.

  • Zainab

    You are absolutely wrong Because Gov Kashmir shettima is a man of peace and will never promote violence remember he begged his people not to act funny when the president visited the state .What the people need is change !

  • warry

    They must be Boko Haram members welcoming their leader. ‘An attack on Boko Haram is an attack against the North. ‘-Buhari,APC,ACF.

    • Concerned

      Stop peddling lies!

  • djay

    The youth were Marching for Buhari. The mammoth crowd that March for Buhari was so strong that any symbol of pdp was marched down.

    • larry

      This is how bokoharm started.

  • justme

    This is just terrible..the man who intends to bring change to us wants to turn our youths into terrorists,maiming lives n destroying properties!!..GEJ till 2019

    • Concerned

      Why blame GMB for the youths spontaneous reactions why not blame PDP’s inability to stop the slaughter of their families!

      • Otile

        Hear you… why not blame the victims?

        • Concerned

          Why would I blame the victims?

          • Otile

            Ah Bibi again.

  • chi dan

    that is the kind of mindset that wants to rule nigeria.
    he visisted other places in the south and was not molested, niether were his campaign materials destroyed.
    naija make we dey careful o, make we no make mistake vote in this terrorist
    e go bad o
    somebody that ordered his boys bokoharam to go and lynch innocent people after the 2011 elections
    abeg na beg i dey beg una ma country people
    make we no make this mistake

    • Concerned

      The youths are venting their frustration against the ineptitude of the PDP

      GMB cannot be held responsible for that!

      • Otile

        Of course nobody can hold the Imam responsible for any crime. Forget his looting at PTF, grand forgery, perjury, inciding violence. What can anyone hold him responsible for, is he not born to rule Fulani?

        • Concerned

          Which Imam ?
          Who has been indicted for the offences you list?
          I for one do not ascribe to any born to rule mentality and no rational person would – do you?

  • Philip Musa

    Osibanjo, you’re a man of God! Run as fast and away as you possibly can from the party of sure losers! Momentum has shifted big time, and their only solution is violence.

  • chidi

    They were uncontrollably expressing their anger over the pains inflicted on them as a result of pdp-led government’s neglect n unseriousness over insurgency. Please jus take a second n imagine you are the one that lost your parent, brothers, sisters, children, uncles, anties or a close family friend/helper as a result of government inability to provide adequate security.

    • Otile

      First of all change your name back to Bola. I hate when some educated Yorubas claim to be Igbo,

      Are you therefore urging people who lost relatives in the Odi massacres to revenge on Obasanjo?

      • larry

        Buhari and his followers are both violent prone .

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Coward, why cover your face with an Igbo name !! justify evil but be brave enough to accept the responsibility !!

    • PROF

      Mallam chidi . lol

    • VOTEoutGEJ!

      This is a clear sign that GEJ has been rejected by God, man and the devil… He is a goner!!

  • Otile

    These are some of the APC miscreants Officer Mbu has in mind when he called on the police to gun down 20 miscreants for each person they attack. We now understand why APC chieftains and their minions were furious when Officer Mbu made the call.

    • VOTEoutGEJ!

      Mbu will not escape this time around.

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    The ICC have their binoculars focused on Buhari . This vampire ideology of blood-letting is in the DNA of the old tyrant,he has programmed his killers for mayhem !!

    • Concerned

      Nonsense – Is GMB a geneticist now too!

    • Gee

      This bush-pig animal you dey here too spreading falsehood and hate as usual?
      Defending PDP is obviously a paid job for you. have no worries you will soon be in the job market again!

      Mongrel son of pig. oloshious fellow….

      • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

        Haba ! Why don’t you show me some love for a change ? you are too extreme !

  • Concerned

    If the people of Bayelsa had been murdered in their thousands by insurgents under a GMB led regime –
    Their youths would have responded in a similar vein.

    GEJ must go!

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      “Any attack on Boko-haram is an attack on the north”——MUHAMMADU BUHARI .

      • Arrest warrant

        Any attack on criminals is an attack to south..corruption is not stealing…GEJ

        • Tambaya Kafinsoli

          Good enough for the wise

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          The execution of Nigerians via retroactive laws and the mass incarceration of Nigerians who have been set free by the courts of law amounts to murder and crimes against humanity……BUHARI MUST BE CHARGED AND TRIED FOR HIS CRIMES AGAINST THE NIGERIAN PEOPLE DURING HIS BLOODY REIGN OF TERROR !

          The use of the force of arms to remove a democratically elected government amounts to high treason,an offence punishable by the death sentence……BUHARI MUST BE TRIED FOR TREASONABLE FELONY !!

          Now deal with this and shut up !!

      • Uzoma John

        Say something else. Ekwensu like you. March 28 is around the corner. You guys think it will never come. Anuohia.

        • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

          Nwanne, jili nwayor !!

          Agam akor gi Ogwu

          Anam agor Alusi

          Agam akor gi Nsi .

          • Uzoma John

            Igaa nyuli nsi. Ibu aturu n’nweghi onyenche. Ato saragi achicha n’ala, inatutu. Anuohia. Chegharia. Kwusi idina asi okwu asi. Ihenile a ineme, ikwesiri icheghari. You have sold your soul to the devil. Supporting evil at all times. You either repent or I’ll continue to keep you uneasy anywhere I find you online.

    • Benny

      People like you are not fit to be living with humans. Did the youths of Bayelsa to kill anyone for their gods (Allah)? Your brothers in the North East are not fighting for any injustice, rather that are clamouring for complete implementation of Sharia Laws in a multi-religious society like Nigeria.

      I just came in from Warri and driving round the city, you could see the billboards of Buhari side by side with that of President GEJ and APC are campaigning without anyone molesting anybody.

      The blame should be on Lord Lugard that brought sane beings to live with these cows.

      • Concerned

        People like you should learn to reason intelligently honestly and articulately – before coming here to spew garbage!

      • Uzoma John

        Benny, please take a deep breath and calm down. Read again what Concerned has written. That is the obvious truth. Nobody is promoting chaos or destruction. This is the outcome of failed leadership.

  • Action_Nigeria

    ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU WAS VERY RIGHT WHEN HE DESCRIBED BUHARI AS AN AGENT OF DESTABILIZATION

    Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, described General Muhammadu Buhari as an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot and religious fanatic who if given the
    chance would ensure the disintegration of the country, according to a Wikileaks transcript of a conversation between Tinubu and the US consul-general in 2003.

    Tinubu disclosed this to the United States spy posing as the consul general – in a 2003 conversation- that Buhari should not be trusted due to his bigot tendencies. He pointed to Buhari’s tribalistic nature as potentially dangerous to the unity of Nigeria. In Tinubu’s summation, he stated: ‘Buhari and his ilk are agents of destabilization who would be far worse than Obasanjo.’ The conversation was recorded by the US Consul General and wired back to Washington DC for analysis. Of which, Wikileaks got a hold of the recorded transcripts and published the conversation.

    Section 6 (C) reads “ …….. Moreover, Obasanjo is the only candidate who stands a chance of blocking his rival, General Muhammadu Buhari, whose ethnocentrism would jeopardize Nigeria’s national unity. Buhari and his ilk are agents of destabilization who would be far worse than Obasanjo”

    Source: Wikileaks

    • larry

      Buhari has violence written on his head. He has not even lost yet and his urchins are already going on rampage

  • tsunami1earthquake

    This is the height of irresponsibility. What these youth did can never be justified with any form of reasoning. An APC presidential candidate visits on a campaign, people begin to vandalize and destroy property belonging to another political party! If this is not election violence then I wonder what it could be called; and this is a party that was party to an Accord sometime ago. People might argue that the APC had no hand in this shameful event but that would be an otiose form of argument because, these property had not been destroyed before the present APC campaign in this place. Why did these youth not carry out this destruction before this campaign visit, a day, a week, a month earlier on? So the only conclusion is that the destruction happened because of the campaign visit, and is attributable to the campaign visit of the APC.

    Again, as I have said sometime ago on another forum, caution is really needed in participating in this election. It would be something idiotic for any aspiring political party to precipitate a violence that could eventually lead to further postponement of this election or even no election at all.

    And, should this election hold as scheduled, all political parties must also prepare their minds for a possible loss at the polls. It is just trite knowledge that all the parties cannot win the presidential election; no one needs to be a rocket scientist to understand this. And, should a party lose, we do hope the whole nation would not turn to a conflagration.

  • eduetok

    Change indeed!

  • the truth

    This is the change. My people brace up for this kind of blood letting and violence, a situation where they don’t recognize opposition, we are going back to 1983. My people this is what they meant when theysaid they would make nigeria ungovernable

  • Change4nigeria

    I’m not a supporter of violent act or do i clamour for it… CHANGE IS INEVITABLE!! It’s like a flood that roars .

  • Godfrey Etokebe

    The story filtering out from Maiduguri is that the youths refused BUHARI to make any statement. This implies that they do not want to listen to Buhari. Is that how you treat someone that you want to lead you? You do not listen to Your leader? I sincerely think that the People of BORNO STATE and MAIDUGURI have rejected BUHARI and APC, hence ,the vandalism by a few DIE HARD MISCREANTS that are still left in APC!!!!

    • Maitama Tambari

      You are day light dreaming. If a Northerner tells you that you do not need to speak, is out of respect., Etokebe Godfrey. You are backward in traditional culture because you sound to be from Akwa Ibom or Cross Rivers, but this culture is prominently in Hausa/Kanuri and Yoruba /Benin cultures, to respect elders by telling them to save their saliva, the mission has already been accepted by the people. This is the position of Maiduguri youth which you negatively misconstrued, but it was 100% respect to GMB. Godfrey, GMB was a former Military Governor in the old Borno State who was respected by the parents of these youth. CHANGE! YES WE CAN.

      • Godfrey Etokebe

        Are you telling me that vandalism is a SHOW of ELDERLY RESPECT in Hausa/Kanuri and Yoruba /Benin cultures? Destruction of the televison crew Equipments is also a SHOW of ELDERLY RESPECT in Hausa/Kanuri and Yoruba /Benin cultures? Then, why did APC bothered to set up the loudspeakers and the television coverage if BUHARI pre-emptively was not suppose to address his purported supporters?
        VOTE GEJ and PDP for sustainable TRANSORMATION of NIGERIA!!!!!

      • jack

        Buhari is evil pls

      • emmanuel

        Let them respect him for all I care. He shalp face disrespect when he looses again.

        Numbers don’t lie.

  • ConScience

    There is no need for this pointless violence be it APC or PDP regardless of the cause. The people will speak with their votes when the FG finally permits elections to take place. Please speak louder with your electoral vote. If you want to continue what you have experienced the past 16 years then vote for the incumbent party PDP but if you feel you need to change course and try something different then vote APC. And if they both do not satisfy your quest for true leadership then vote for one of the minority parties as that is the power of democracy. Hang in there all. You will speak louder at the polls come March 28th.

  • Uzoma John

    It is unfortunate that when young people due to outburst of emotions go on rampage, these PDP guys start accusing APC. In 2011 elections, GEJ was heralded wherever he went, be it north or south. The question is, what has changed since then? GEJ and PDP betrayed the Nigerian youths who felt he was to represent them, rather he joined forces with the vultures to impoverish them. Rather than give them meaningful livelihood, he bequeathed them with suffering, death and sorrow. I feel their pain. I would advice they don’t go on rampage but rather remain calm since change is nigh. They should not drag GMB’s name into this. I understand how quick they need this change and chase these blood suckers away. They should tarry and remain calm while we all work towards a Nigeria of our dream via GMB.

    • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

      Justifying violence and supporting evil but still claim Christianity…… Na waooo

    • TeamObed

      You mean GEJ was heralded in the north yet Buhari got 12million votes in the north?

      How many votes did Buhari got when he contested against Ya’adua?

      These fanatics will always support their own irrespective of party.

      • Uzoma John

        You can see that you reason like those you are supporting- GEJ and PDP. The youths are disappointed in you people for killing their dreams and keeping them in a perpetual state of hopelessness. Tell me who stoned or booed GEJ in 2011 when he campigned? Over to you, crumb eater.

  • bomani

    These northerners are ANIMALS.. It has nothingto do with pain inflicted from Boko Haram.. they have always been animals even before boko existed

    • ConScience

      Wow!!! Wow!!! Wow!!! That is getting to the crux of the issue now. Why do people like you carelessly toss out comments that may incite public hatred. How many northerners do you know or how many have you lived amongst for you to pretty much cast them all as Animals. Be careful because I am sure sitting in the confines of my Lagos home I cannot label all your kinsmen as similar to you even if I knew where you were from. Youth being angry should not be taken to mean that it is now an ethnic thing. When the Niger Delta youth were angry and expressed themselves they were met with amnesty and counter proposal for better equity of ‘their’ oil wealth. Maybe it is high time one listened to what this so called Animals (as you so harshly termed) want or desire. That is the beauty of democracy where someone like you without the fear of being traced since Nigeria does not have an intelligent IP subnet tracking system can rudely label a whole geo-social group of people derogatorily.

      • emmanuel

        Comment imcite more than the burnings?

        How easy you think you can cow people to keep quiet. May be what he should do is unleash violence too before you understand the anger welling up in people already against the carnage carried out in the North and suoervised by their elites.

  • Factsay

    Boko come sleep for this kind gathering.

    Truth is not far fetched

  • lekanbaraka

    NIGERIANS HOPE YOU CAN SEE FOR YOURSELF THAT THIS PEOPLE ARE NOTHINH BUT AN AGENT OF DESTRUCTION, TELL ME WHAT WILL THEY DO IF NIGERIANS GIVES THE MANDATE? NOTHING BUT THUGGERY,PROMOTING TOUTS, AND ALL SORT OF BARBARIC ACTS.#GEJ4NAIJA

  • lekanbaraka

    CAN THIS BE THE CHANGE APC ARE PREACHING? IS THIS WHAT THEY WANT TO COME AND OFFER NIGERIANS? HMMMMM WHAT A SHAME, AM SURE NIGERIANS ARE WATCHING AND WILL VOTE WISELY FOR A CRDIBLE CANDIDATE AND THE BEST PARTY IN AFRICA(PDP)NO2APC/ BUHARI,YES2GEJ/PDP.#GEJ4NAIJA

  • korona melvin

    THIS IS NOT WHAT OUR YOUTHS SHOULD BE DOING, WE SHOULD NOT VANDALIZE PROPERTIES ALL IN THE NAME OF POLITICS. DO NOT ALLOW YOURSELF TO BE USED AS A TOOL OF DESTRUCTION. GOD BLESS NIGERIA #GEJ4NAIJA

  • Dunce leading Dunces

    “If what happened in 2011 should again happen in 2015, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood…Revolution is inevitable in 2015 if I lose.” – M.BUHARI

    “The next election is likely to be violent and many people are likely going to die…”- Nasiru El-RUFIA

    “I am putting Jonathan on notice that he must leave office come 2015.”- Mr Ango ABDULAHI

    “If Jonathan insists on running, there will be bloodshed…His running will amount to taking northerners for a ride. So, there will be bloodshed.” – Junaid MUHAMMED

    “You ‘rig & roast’…” – Malam Bola TINUBU

    QUESTION:
    Still wondering why the bombs keep coming? The jobless & irresponsible Terrorist vampire politicians need to explain. How much long will the Niger Delta tolerate Nigeria…How much more will Nigerians have to tolerate incessant threats from the North & its so called leaders. Duncee, call your boys to order before it is too late. There s no vacancy in Presidency till 2079.

    • Edward Osadebay

      Violence can not be excused in any shape or form but we must all stand and condemn violence whatever it rears it murderous head in any part of Nigeria. We are all living witnesses to the spate of violence PDP in Rivers state have unleashed on APC. It is so bad that the APC can not even campaign in Okirika and it’s environs on the orders of the wife of the President, Patience Jonathan. People like you have remained silent as the police have even duly informed APC that it can not provide them protection. PDP is not just violent but a murderous party. Remember late Sunday Awoniyi? A PDP man, he said the PDP is a basket of scorpions stinging itself to death and Wole Soyinka called them, a nest of killers. Stop your selective condemnation and name calling, you are not better than any body.

      • dave jacob

        Many thanks for the appropriate response!

      • Aisha Thomas

        Are you supporting the Violent in the north by just keeping up points from River State .. who turn river state to what it his today , is it not PDP? who mess the state ? Ameachi has a lot to say in what ever happen in River so dnt blame PDP for that Blame APC AND HIS PRO.. BUHARI AND AMEACHI

  • frankabby

    GEJ is a man of peace as well as his followers.touts are associated with men with no dignity. peace is what we should preach not violence.This is the height of irresponsibility. What these youth did can never be justified with any form of reasoning.Let our vote for GEJ speak for us vote peace vote GEJ4Naija

  • tunji braimoh

    Democracy is not a govt of destruction and violence,the more these street urchins destroy things ,the more the majority of our people will continue to believe firmly that the alternative on offer is not an option>GEJ2015 is done and dusted

  • Bunduma Mohammed

    Bwala stooges of illitrate Ali Sheriff cannot control his useless mouth. The souls of many people killed by boko haram which is a franchise used by Ali sheriff would continue to make him sleepless.

  • blueeyedkitten

    pdp should be asking themselves: what have they done so bad to warrant such angry actions/reactions against them? people cannot hate you for no just course. the youths are overreacting no doubt. but then, the pdp deserves all the flak coming their way. sometimes i also get so angry with this govt and its puppies, so that i want to burst somebody’s face; but then, you have to bottle your anger, and channel it in a more civilized manner. not everybody can do that.

  • blueeyedkitten

    shege commando! ya buge allon.

  • emmanuel

    The North is playing with fire and they will have it.

    • sark

      plz dont say dey north say the apc youth

  • Ailenbata George

    Why is this boko haram reporters celebrating violence and hatred in Nigeria i?

  • chi boss

    APC cannot even promote peace, they cannot educate and tell there supporters to campaign peaceful..#GEJ4PEACE..#GEJ4NAIJA

  • meenahmoh

    now i understand the true nature of the change APC has be shouting about all this while! violence! i hate that word on its own, just look how barbaric they look! doing such an act with pride, this is not what we want for Nigeria, we want some thing more like peace, and GEJ has been able to provide that! #GEJ4Naija #NO2Buhari

  • raymond johnson

    The question is if APC that preaches change has youth that could vandalize opposition party’s billboard, where is the country heading? I suppose there’s fire on the montain

  • ahmed turaki

    anywhere Muhammad buhari goes, violence goes. he is a violent man and encourages violence is the kind of leader Nigeria wants? they can do whatever they want,jonathan would still win

  • sark

    apc youth are just distroyers and apc says the are promoting peace which kind peace.. if nah like the wan promote peace ehhh e go hard….

  • ahmed turaki

    the apc always accuse the pdp of violent conduct, when their political bigots are the most violent of the lot. well this does not change anything, its just one state, jonathan would still win in the north

  • Onaji Mohamed

    Those Anti GEJ will never stop casting Jonathan administration. APC are desperate and they think the only way to get into power is by condemning GEJ works. politics is far beyond that. GEJ is the man and we shall vote him in the forth coming election…..#GEJ4Naija

  • ahmed turaki

    this are just youth paid by the apc to behave violent, I just hope they are not using the boko haram insurgents to do this, because with this crowd which the soldiers said they could not control, I wonder why the insurgents dint attack. but jonathan was attacked in gombe. this apc have not still told us what they are really doing

  • ayomide

    ​Supporters of the ​All Progressives Congress​, APC,​ ​in Borno ​S​tate,
    ​vandalised and torched several campaign offices and posters of the
    opposition Peoples Democratic Party​, PDP, Monday, during the party’s
    presidential campaign rally in Borno is a sign on how violent the are, it more also showing how the will behave if the lost the election, this is wrong and unlawful, to them is a do or die affire #No2Buhari

  • Aisha Thomas

    At less Nigerian can see the kind of preparation Apc has for Nigerian .. How in God Name will the youth agree to be used by Apc, later APC will be the one saying it was PDP that attack them, Nigeria we should all stand against the is kind of Government that is involved in Tribalism cos that is what am seeing here, its only in the north that things such as this mess happen, if he cant control his Dog how can he control Nigeria

  • Paul Sani M

    i dont understand why these APC people cannot tame their supporters. this is an indication of danger and this is not democracy. why not use your pvc to fight? is this the bidding of your paymasters? i doubt if we will not see more of the same is your masters are voted into power that is why we the peace loving true Nigerians have vowed to stop you in your tracks using not our guns or machete but our pvc to vote for continuity. i will vote for gej

  • Onaji Mohamed

    APC thinks this is the only way they can intimidate and frustrate GEJ, they lied. Let APC and Buhari warn their boys because this is part of rigging the forth coming elections. I see no reason why GMB will have a nice campaign in the southern part of Nigeria while GEJ could not. As earlier said, no act of violence and desperation can alter the will of God. GEJ all the way to victory no matter the challenges…..#GEJ4Naija

  • ayomide

    I believe after you have seen this you will know how prepared is APC, to destroy the life and property of Nigerians all in the name of Power and the quest to be inthrone by all means, may God save Nigeria from the hands of APC #No2Buhari

  • arlima ibrahim

    In the coming months, General Buhari will try to wash away his past, hoping that Nigerians will not ask tough questions,he has always been a man of violence , vandalizing of PDP campaign office is not the change we need in this country. GMB is the face behind the mask.

  • oguwa ibro

    this act is un-call for it is highly prohabited by the entire nigeria this is not the first time happening,our president and his team of campaign were in borno he was been stone with pure water satches this is the only man who can take this from supporters of the opposition why is because he wants democracy to stay in Nigeria.please can Buhari take this acts from PDP supporters the ways is supporters are going about the whole thing.please Buhari i know you are not educated and you will no know the meaning of educating your people ok.please higher specialist to talk to your supporters#GEJ4Naija

  • Zainab Ibrahim

    Is this the kind of Change we seek? APC and their so called change advocates. This shows an act of indiscipline and Ignorance. We must stop these people from Ruining our Country. Vote Wisely#GEJ4Naija.

  • goodnessiyke283

    Please Buhari i know you are not educated and you will not know the meaning of educating your people ok please higher specialist to talk to your supporters, nothing wey ignorant no fit do, this one wey blind man d lead blind people make una just dey kiaful sha, illitracy na disease oooh.

  • Musa ibrahim

    APC members and followers are bunch of tout and AGBORO…………………what kind of president will they produce? i wonder………………….when the head is not educated what do we expect from the tales…………….Abosolutely bunch of nusance …………………#GEJ4NAIJA

  • ayomide

    Is This the Change the Promise Nigerians, by turning our youth to be this violent and heartless to have gone this far, no no no APC is a bad influence, this is just rally not election but look at what there are doing #No2Buhari

  • Ladidi Danlami

    its such a shame that APC is a political party of rascals. is this what the change entails? #NO2Buhari

  • Christy Bello

    lets assume he had to first hand contact with his supporters, there must be some kind of youth leader that must have been responsible for mobilization of these thugs. certainly they should have briefed them on the fact that this actually is unacceptable and an electoral crime. change begins from within, if they can’t change a small gathering of supporters for a short period or duration the rally lasted, how do they intend to change a whole nation…#GEJ4Naija

  • korona melvin

    IS THIS THE CHANGE APC IS PREACHING? IS THIS WHAT THEY WANT TO TURN OUR POLITY TO? WHY HAS OUR YOUTHS AGREED TO BE USED AS A TOOL FOR DESTRUCTION? IS THIS THE KIND OF PRECEDENCE WE SHOULD BE SETTING FOR THE YOUNGER GENERATION? WHAT HAS APC DONE OR WHAT ARE THEY DOING TOWARDS CURBING THIS MENACE THAT IS FOLLOWING THEM? NIGERIANS ARE WATCHING. AND NOW WE KNOW THE KIND OF PARTY THAT APC TRUELY IS. DO NOT BE USED AS AN AGENT FOR DESTRUCTION, THAT IS NOT THE CHANGE WE SEEK. DO THE RIGHT THING, SUPPORT THE GEJ/SAMBO CAMPAIGN, VOTE WISELY, VOTE GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN.. MARCH ON FOR GEJ #GEJ4NAIJA

  • korona melvin

    DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTIES IS A VERY UGLY TREND AND SHOULD BE CONDEMNED IN TOTALITY. ELECTION IS NOT A WAR. SUPPORT THE PEACEFUL MOVEMENT. VOTE GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN FOR CONTINUITY OF THE TRANSFORMATION AGENDA THAT HAS STARTED ALREADY #GEJ2015 #GEJ4NAIJA

  • jamesbourne

    I believe after you have seen this you will know how prepared is APC, to destroy the life and property of Nigerians all in the name of Power and the quest to be PRESIDENT by all means, may God save Nigeria from the hands of APC and the terrors of our land #GEJ4NAIJA #No2Buhari

  • Every chance the APC get, they change our peaceful environment to a violent one, they change our love-filled society to a chaotic society. We don’t need a retrogressive change that supports and sponsors all manner of rancour and tumult. We say NO to negative change and YES to positive transformation. #No2Buhari #GEJ4Naija

  • Atinuke

    Don’t blame them, they were merely following in their father’s footsteps of destruction. It is all they know, it is the only thing they know how to do, My concern is for their southern supporters who have been blinded from seeing APC’s true nature. #NO2Bihari #GEJ4Naija

  • All in the name of Change!!…But is it that the press in Nigeria are blind or they are just been biased.. How come Buhari hasnt been called to a panel to explain all these violent happenings…Spmething is wrong somewere…Nigerians need to be alert, because APC is trying to do something funny..Its left for we Nigerians to stand against it or we will eventually be left with regrets and self-condemnation. i just pray its nt too late, lets just stick with GEJ and tolerate him in some aspects, A nation can never have a perfect leader, coz nobody is perfect except God. Buhari is a wrong choice for Nigeria…..#NO2Buhari

  • jamesbourne

    This is absolutely preposterous of them, is this how they campaign for an election? am astonished by their violent act, so when Nigerians decides to vote you should remember this act of violence which we don’t need in our country at the moment and have a rethink, which is when you do vote for him maybe your house would be the next they vandalise for him? so lets advocate for continuity with #GEJ is the only way forward. VOTE IN GEJ FOR CONTINUITY.

    • Ibrahim M

      It is typical of them really. They are very violent. #NO2Buhari

      • jamesbourne

        yes sir you are on the winning team #gej4naija

  • Atinuke

    The funny thing is that GEJ has come out to openly caution his supporters from the act of violence in campaign but I have not heard anything from buhari cautioning his overenthusiastic supporters, does this mean he approves these kind of acts? Come to think of it, he never condemned the killings and violence that succeeded the 2011 election. #NO2Buhari GEJ4Naija

  • bello audu

    one thing that barfed me about these so call APC is that, they shout change! change!! change!!! everywhere maybe the meaning of change in APC is fighting making Nigeria unpeaceful at all time is these the can of change we need?may God help our country nigeria let better be wish and shine our eyes now and vote for the man of peace God Nigeria God bless our leaders.#GEJNajia

  • Atinuke

    Goodluck and Buhari are both men of great influence. Under Goodluck, youths are starting up news businesses and companies and as a result, create jobs and help Nigerians, under Buhari youths kill their neighbours, destroy the properties of investors, business owners and job providers. Who would u prefer to follow. Vote up for Goodluck, share for Buhari. #GEJ4Naija #NO2Buhari

  • Ibahim Hamza Ali

    AFTER SIGNING THE PEACE ACCORD IN JANUARY I WONDER WHY THE APC WILL NOT SENSITIZE THEIR SUPPORTERS ABOUT THE IMPLICATIONS OF VANDALIZING THE OPPOSITIONS SIGNPOST, WELL THIS IS A PARTY KNOWN FOR VIOLENCE SO WE SHOULD’NT THINK OF GIVING THEM ANY OPPORTUNITY AT ALL…… #GEJ4NAIJA

  • Ibrahim M

    Why are APC and their supporters always violent? Why? We don’t need this for the good of our safety, peace, democracy and unity. #NO2Buhari

  • bello audu

    This is the change. My people brace up for this kind of blood letting
    and violence, a situation where they don’t recognize opposition, we are
    going back to 1983. My people this is what they meant when they said they
    would make Nigeria ungovernable for us my people let shine our eyes and vote the person that will bring peace to our nation.#GEJNaija

  • Ibrahim M

    Violence has become APC’s theme song and this saddens every Nigerian. #NO2Buhari #GEJ4Naija

  • habibmohamood

    the thought of violence during this election is really sad, whatever happened to free and fair elections without violence???and to openly come out and accuse the gov of the state is outrageous .if Buhari cannot tame his supporters during a rally then i don’t know how he will do when the actual elections Come…this is not the kind of change we want.. #GEJ4NAIJA

  • umar shehu

    NO2BUHARI AND HIS COHORTS, YES TO GEJ! #GEJ4NAIJA

  • frankabby

    Yes,GEJ is a man of peace as well as his followers.touts are associated with men with no dignity. peace is what we should preach not violence.This is the height of irresponsibility. What these youth did can never be justified with any form of reasoning.Let our vote for GEJ speak for us vote peace vote GEJ4Naija

  • umar shehu

    GEJ is trying to save this country and the futrue of the youths, while BUHARI and his cohorts are trying to destroy it, the worse part is he is using illiterates to accomplish his mission, but I assure them that God pass them all, evil fools. #GEJ4NAIJA

  • Madam Lauretta

    THE APC HAS SHOWN THAT THEY ARE OUT FOR A DO OR DIE POLITICS. IT IS VERY SAD, THIS IS THE HIGHEST FORM OF INTIMIDATION AND THUGGERY. I ADVISE ALL WELL MEANING NIGERIANS ESPECIALLY THE YOUTHS TO TOW THE PATH OF PEACE. VOTE JONATHAN PEACEFULLY AND SAY NO TO VIOLENCE AND A BIGGER NO TO BUHARI

  • umar shehu

    Am sure the BUHARI himself is being used, what a shame. May God help you and your sender, but you are nothing before our God, so you and your sender are just joking. #GEJ4NAIJA

    • Ibrahim M

      You have a point there. We insist on the transformation we believe in. #GEJ4Naija

  • Ibrahim M

    If this is how they intend to take power then they have failed. We triumph still. #NO2Buhari #GEJ4Naija

  • umar shehu

    We should thank the police for not killing these fools, because they will be sending them to hell but they have given them another chance, may God open their eyes so that they see their foolishness and change their ways. #GEJ4NAIJA

  • Es3

    How come I am yet to hear calls for IGP, SSS, military, ICC and every other agency to arrest Governor Shettima of Bornu State for this riot and wanton destruction of properties of opposition party by APC??? I even learnt that some people died?!!!

    How come the IGP is yet to set up high-powered investiagation panel to unravel the source and scourge of APC unprovoked attack on PDP and President Jonathan campaign in Maiduguri???

    Which of these two events preceded the other and is it proper to say that ‘Okrika’ could have been a reaction to an earlier ‘Maiduguri’???!

    I had said before that whenever an issue is against Jonathan or PDP, emergency commentators flourish on Classic FM and other stations (like the ones Cheta holds sway from 7.30 a.m.), but APC is guilty (big time, and as mostly so), what we hear is a conspired hush!!!

    But many Nigerians who are guilty of these conspiracy conveniently forget one very crucial thing – that power belongs to God and HE (God) is not a democrat, because HE (God) gives it to whoever HE decides to at anytime ‘T’, irrespective of what men say or think?!!!

    • Aisha Mammud

      I wonder what the police is doing! This action of APC touts would have risen serious concerns and alarm in Nigeria had it been carried out by the PDP people. Few people speak when APC members and their followers act folly but but anything about Jonathan becomes a national discuss. God help Jonathan!

  • Aisha Mammud

    All in the name of Change!!…But is it that the press in Nigeria are blind or they are just been biased.. How come Buhari hasnt been called to a panel to explain all these violent happenings…Spmething is wrong somewere…Nigerians need to be alert, because APC is trying to do something funny..Its left for we Nigerians to stand against it or we will eventually be left with regrets and self-condemnation. i just pray its nt too late, lets just stick with GEJ and tolerate him in some aspects, A nation can never have a perfect leader, coz nobody is perfect except God. Buhari is a wrong choice for Nigeria. #GEJ4Naija

  • Aisha Mammud

    GEJ and all his followers are people of peace . Touts are associated with men with no dignity.
    Peace is what we should preach not violence.
    This is the height of irresponsibility.
    What these youth did can never be justified with any form of reasoning.
    Let our vote for GEJ speak for us. Vote Oga Jona! #GEJ4Naija

  • grace folarin

    its such a shame that APC is a political party of rascals. is this what the change entails? blood thirsty party who do not have regards for human lives and properties.i sai #NO2Buhari

  • umar shehu

    How can a man and his ignorant followers believe so much in violence and taking lives and expect us Nigerians to elect him as president? Will never happen. #GEJ4NAIJA

  • edris bulkan

    violence violence violence. that is what these APC youths are about, why cant they educate their youths on how to properly conduct themsleves, is this the crop of youths that are supposedly to rule the country. ruling this country must remain in the hands of gentle men not touts. #gej4naija

  • joy onyenakazi

    I wonder what the police is doing! This action of APC touts would
    have risen serious concerns and alarm in Nigeria had it been carried out
    by the PDP people. Few people speak when APC members and their
    followers act folly but but anything about Jonathan becomes a national
    discuss. God help Jonathan!

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  • joy onyenakazi

    GEJ is trying to save this country and the futrue of the youths, while
    BUHARI and his cohorts are trying to destroy it, the worse part is he is
    using illiterates to accomplish his mission, but I assure them that God
    pass them all, evil fools. #GEJ4NAIJA

  • Joe morris

    We all are Nigerians and we should tell ourselves the truth When is it alright for a criminal to return back and rule a country? Looking at Buhari’s passed, What Good can a man like that offer to his own self, talk more of a country. GEJ will bring Nigeria up even a 2yr old wants growth. LETS MIVE FORWARD NIGERIA, GEJ is the only way.

  • Sanmi Falae

    Labour or Trade unionism in Nigeria is crying out for Intelligent Leadership. It is so blindingly obvious that
    their current crop of leadership haven’t the slightest clue of the immense clout, muscle, and potential financial resources at their disposal to exploit and deploy to regain and sustain their lost glory.
    Imagine the reward, if the leadership spend half the time wasted on chasing political patronage, to embark
    on even the single initiative of ensuring every Nigerian worker both in private and public sectors and regardless of cadre, has a legally binding, written contract of employment that guarantees among others:
    employee’s right to paid annual and maternity leave; safeguards employee’s rights constructive and other forms of unfair dismissal; guarantees health and safety at work; secures interest on late payment of employees’ salaries and wages; paid medical leave and treatment of employees; paid over time; and directly address all the abuses and indignities that the Nigerian employer routinely inflict on the Nigerian employee – especially foreign employers in Nigeria like the Chinese and Lebanese?
    There is no doubting the membership recruitment drive of such an initiative and with it, millions of naira in
    membership fees taken directly at source or member’s pay slip. Financial stability – if membership fees are
    not embezzled!!!!- would free up the leadership to take on the government and progressively improve the sad lot of the Nigerian employee. Thanks for this article, madam.