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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday, threatened Fulani herders killing farmers in Enugu State.
IPOB vowed to teach them a lesson in the language they would understand.
About eight persons were recently killed in Mgbuji community in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State.
The ambush carried out by herdsmen also left hectares of farmland destroyed, with a number of residents missing.
The community had linked the attack to threats by herdsmen who reportedly blamed IPOB’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, for their action.
Reacting, IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful, described the renewed attack as barbaric.
In a statement he
The All Progressives Congress Legacy and Awareness Campaign (APCLAC) says security agencies are now speaking the language that insurgents, bandits and members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) understand.
In a statement on Tuesday, the group said peace is gradually returning to the country because security agencies are taking the fight to the criminals.
The statement was signed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, a former APC spokesman; Ismaeel Ahmed, APC national youth leader; and Tolu Ogunlesi, a presidential aide.
The group said the “peace” the country is witnessing came after President Muhammadu Buhari pledged to speak to the
By Udora Orizu
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, restated his earlier position that his government will deal with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in “the language they understand”.
Buhari made this known while responding to a question during an exclusive interview on the Morning Show on ARISE TV, the broadcast arm of THISDAY.
He said, ”We will organise the police and the army to pursue them. We will respond to them in the language they understand, that is what we will do.”
The President however declined to answer a question posed to him regarding his stance on
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says those accusing him of sparing bandits and terrorists in Nigeria are being unfair.
According to the President, he is also treating bandits and insurgents in the language they understand.
He was reacting to an accusation of “double standards” alleging that he pampers bandits in the north while sounding tough against insurrectionists in the South-East.
Buhari spoke on Friday evening during an interview aired on NTA.
Buhari had courted controversy recently when he said those supporting insurrection and violence in the country would be shocked.
The President had condemned the attacks on police
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has given the military and the police the order to “be ruthless” against bandits terrorising the north-west region of the country.
The president declared this during an interview with Arise TV broadcast on Thursday.
“Problem in the north-west; you have people over there stealing each other’s cattle and burning each other’s villages. Like I said , we are going to treat them in the language they understand. We have given the police and the military the power to be ruthless. You watch it in a few weeks’ time there will be difference.”
”Because we told
Nigerian rapper and singer, Falz is not happy with President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement which said his administration would treat those destroying institutions of government with the language they understand.
The President in a statement shared on his verified Twitter account had said many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian civil war, threatening to treat them with the language they understand.
The statement which did not sit down well with many Nigerians both home and abroad including Falz, who is the son of legal luminary
President Muhammadu Buhari has threatened to deal with attackers of INEC facilities in the “language they understand.”
President Buhari disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday evening, after a briefing with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
What Buhari said
“I received a briefing today from the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on the series of attacks on their facilities nationwide. These attacks are totally unacceptable, and we will not allow those behind them to achieve their evil objectives.
I have assured INEC that we will make available to them everything they need