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Arrested MASSOB Leaders To Be Charged To Court

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Coordinator of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Anioma/Ndokwa East region of the state, Mr. Emeka Okafor who has been detained by the Delta State Police Command, and others arrested recently would be charged to court soon.

Disclosing this in Asaba, the Delta State capital, Police Public Relations Officer of the Delta State Police Command, ASP Lucky Uyabeme, said they would be charged to court at the end of investigation.

He listed the items recovered from the suspects to include 114 Biafran flags, two boots, 129 Biafran pounds and ten shillings.

Others items were 32 membership forms and other documents, ten pairs of complete Biafran uniforms with name tags, three cutlasses, seven hard cover notebooks for minutes of meeting, two military belts and one expended cartridge.

According to Uyabeme, the Command would not allow any part of the state to be used as breeding ground for any criminal activity, insisting that acts of the suspects were “treasonable and the government will not condone such lawlessness.”

The 52-year-old MASSOB leader accused the police of arresting them out of fear of the growing popularity of the group in Asaba.

Okafor who hails from Nkanu in Enugu State, was arrested and detained by the police with five of his members.

Okafor had been accused of attacking men of the vigilante team in Asaba, an accusation he denied while being paraded by the police before journalists in Asaba.

“This is a sector, how can we go and attack them? They are afraid that if MASSOB continues to be visible they would not continue to harass people. They are street people,” he said, adding “there were people that came there and wanted to sympathise with flood victims and three of my members went there. Unfortunately, one of them who has not been given proper MASSOB training went with them.

“While there, they were pushing one another, trying to get space and in the process the vigilante people slapped one of my boys and he retaliated. And then the vigilante people called policemen from ‘B’ Division. Instead of coming to settle the matter, the police started arresting our members.”

Okafor insisted that MASSOB is a peaceful association that is going about its activities without intimidating, harassing or attacking members of the public, adding that they were attacked by crooks who removed everything that the police paraded as exhibits.

“We did not mount road block neither did we go on demonstration. We were at a place and they went there and searched everything. Those boys are crooks, they searched everywhere and brought out the money. The money is for me, we keep it knowing that it is a legal tender to the Biafran people. We hide it because we know the quality of it,” he stated.

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10 Comments

  1. ugly

    August 13, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Hw could u say d currency s a lgal tendda, in which country? Arm robbers.

  2. MONEY IN THE BANK

    August 13, 2013 at 8:56 pm

    There’s no much thing about this! you bastard should leave innocent people alone

  3. beautyo

    August 13, 2013 at 10:31 pm

    God will visit u with punishment if u don’t release those innocent pple. Get a life, go catch Robbers and kidnappers or something! Jobless and inept bunch!

  4. danny

    August 13, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Instead of them goin to the north were the heat is on they are here harrassing innocents people going about the lawfull duties. If they want the country to stand let them start from the north or let this people be, they are fighting for what they believe since the country cannot stand as one. Did MASSOP force any state to go with them or are they going about killing innocent people,bombing or butchering people like animals to actualise their country. Politicians should stop steering more heat,release this men at once..

  5. beautyo

    August 13, 2013 at 10:55 pm

    Danny u are damn right. They a re too chicken to face the Bombers, the next alternative is to look fr innocent pple who they feel will not fight back. Yeye pple!

  6. danny

    August 13, 2013 at 10:56 pm

    Instead of them to go to the North where the heat is on they are here harrassing innocent people going about their lawfull duties, if they want the country to stand they should start from the North, did MASSOB force any state to join them or go about killing innocent people by bombing or bucthering humans like animal to actualise their country. Its not an offence to fight for what you believe since they the politians cant find a solution to keep us at peace. Politians should stop steering heat in Nigeria. Release those men at once,

  7. Nasir

    August 14, 2013 at 3:45 am

    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm !!!

  8. Legacy Nwali

    August 14, 2013 at 5:36 am

    They are just proud of symbol massob represent, they never mean harm pls release d innocents.

  9. Musa

    August 14, 2013 at 9:39 am

    What a shame! D police got nothing to do wit dier tym but to arrest harmless nd innocent pple. Did anybody complain dat doze boyz exchanged d Biafran money wit goods or services ??? Did dey go on demostration or rally wit d Biafran flags? ?? D answer is NO! So, why d arrest? ?? No wonder some Soldier men beat a police officer mercilessly d oda day. Doze MASSOB boys should be let alone coz dey committed no offence. Instead doze policemen shud be charged to court for breaking into dier privacy.

  10. emma

    August 18, 2014 at 7:50 am

    How Nigeria govt. Seat and watch d police harassing d igbo people for no just cause and leaving the northerners to be there killing people as if they animals. We are yet to know if govyt. Is only for d favor of northern people. since 2002 till date, d northern boko harram have been killing and kidnapping innocent pple and d NPF could not face them and stop from doing such evil. But whenever a peaceful massob member passes, the police will arrest and detained d person why. Is it not more problem dt u pple are trying to create in. This country. Is it north better u release those massob members in your custody to maintain peace and order so dt d country will know dt they are only facing those hearth less boko harram sect. Free those massob members, they are innocent. If there are any sect to be arrested and questioned, it should be d police and not massob members. I reserve my comments till another time.

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Femi Otedola Reacts To Lekki Tollgate Shooting

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Nigerian businessman, Femi Otedola has finally reacted to the shooting that took place at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos on Tuesday.

Information Nigeria recalls men dressed in military wears opened fire on unarmed #EndSARS protesters, who convened at the area.

Otedola took to his Instagram page on Sunday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate incident.

Sharing a photo of the Nigerian flag, he wrote;

“The horrors that have been unfolding in our country have left me filled with sadness. I deeply commiserate with those who have lost their loved ones and as a father, I share the sentiment of my three daughters who protested in Lagos and London. As a young boy of 16, I participated in the ‘Ali Must Go Protest’ of 1978, so I understand the determination of our youths who rightly want our country to be better. We must all do our part to make Nigeria great! I will continue to do my own quota in providing for those who are most in need of support in our country in these tough times .…F.Ote💲”

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims

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Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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