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Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:23am On Sep 02, 2017
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The police have increased the numerical strength of their personnel in the South-East and South-South zones of the country as part of measures to prevent a breach of the peace, which may result from the activities of Biafran agitators ahead of the upcoming Anambra State governorship election, Saturday PUNCH has learnt.

And apart from the Mobile Police Force operatives, the force told Saturday PUNCH on Friday that it had deployed the Counter-Terrorism unit, the Intelligence unit and other conventional policemen, who would work with the state commands in the South-East and South-South zones.

In addition, top sources in the police told Saturday PUNCH that the security agency had placed the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, under surveillance to prevent him from fleeing the country should the court revoke his bail and order his re-arrest for allegedly flouting his bail conditions.

The Federal Government had last week asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail granted to Kanu, who is being prosecuted along with others on treasonable felony charges.

The government had accused the IPOB leader of flouting his bail conditions and filed an application asking the court to revoke his bail and direct security agencies to re-arrest him.

The prosecution had said that instead of using the opportunity of his bail to attend to his health needs, Kanu had gone ahead to inaugurate a security outfit, known as Biafra Security Service.

The prosecution said this constituted a threat to national security.

But when contacted, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, confirmed that the police had deployed more riot policemen in the South-East and South-South regions to avert a breach of security and maintain law and order.

But Moshood did not confirm if Kanu was under surveillance to prevent him from fleeing the country should the court rule in favour of the government, even though, sources in the police maintained that that was the situation.

Moshood said, “We have made additional deployments, particularly in Anambra State, because of the upcoming governorship election and also to other South-East and South-South states to ensure that IPOB did not actualise its threat of stopping the election.

“So also, any pronouncement from the court would be strictly enforced, irrespective of the persons involved. Nobody is above the law, so any court pronouncement would be enforced by the police.”

Moshood reiterated that the force was closely monitoring the situation in the South-East.

“We are strictly monitoring the situation for any eventuality from the court, since there is an ongoing judicial process,” the police spokesman explained.Moshood said the police would not leave anything to chance, while noting that any judicial order in respect of Kanu and other agitators would be enforced immediately.

He added, “We are not leaving anything to chance; we are to ensure there is law and order and any pronouncement from the court would be strictly enforced. We are watching the situation closely. We have made enough deployments and we are going to act appropriately.”

But when asked to give the number of the police operatives deployed for the operation, the Force PRO said it was against the policy of the police to give out the number of the personnel on deployment.

“We have yet to deploy helicopters because the situation is not ripe for it,” he added.

Kanu had, in his application filed on July 1, 2017, urged the court to vary the conditions of the bail granted him on April 25, 2017. But the Federal Government had, in its application filed on August 25, 2017, asked the court to revoke the bail granted Kanu, on the grounds that the IPOB leader had flouted the bail conditions.

It maintained that Kanu had flagrantly violated all the bail conditions, adding that the essence of the bail, which was for Kanu to look after his health, had been defeated.

Attempts to get IPOB’s reaction to the development were not successful as of the time of filing this report.

Calls to the mobile telephone line of the group’s spokesman, Mr. Emma Powerful, did not connect and messages sent to him on WhatsApp, which is usually the best way to reach him, were not replied to.

But IPOB had, last weekend, vowed to resist any attempt by the Federal Government to re-arrest Kanu, without first obtaining a court order.

Powerful had said Kanu was prepared to be locked up in his quest to achieve Biafra.

In a statement released then, IPOB said, “IPOB wishes to notify the public about the illegal and undemocratic moves by the Federal Government, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, to re-arrest our leader, who committed no crime known to the laws of the Nigerian state.

“Before Buhari decides to make a move to arrest our leader, he must first go to court to obtain an order or else it will be resisted by millions of IPOB members.”

Reacting to the development, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra warned the Federal Government not to take the ‘non-violence approach’ of the pro-Biafra agitators for granted.

MASSOB National Director of Information, Samuel Edeson, who spoke to one of our correspondents in Enugu, said the secessionists were not bothered about the deployment of police and security agents to the South-East and South-South regions.

Edeson vowed that ‘Biafrans’ would use all resources at their disposal to resist any attempt to re-arrest Kanu.

He said, “The Inspector General of Police is just trying to please his masters, but we are not bothered.

“The deployment of security agents is just a ploy to clamp down on peaceful agitators who are only seeking self-determination, but it is a plus to the struggle because it shows that the government is jittery. We cannot be intimidated.

“But we want to warn that our non-violent approach should not be taken for granted. The Nigerian government should not take our peaceful disposition for granted.

“There is a limit to human endurance. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian government should know that the Biafrans of today are different from the Biafrans of yesterday – a lot has changed and we cannot be taken for granted.

“They are plotting to arrest Nnamdi Kanu, and we are waiting for them. They know they cannot arrest Nnamdi Kanu when they have failed to arrest the Arewa youths, who issued quit notice to Igbo in the North. We will resist any attempt to arrest Nnamdi Kanu. If they try to do that, all Biafrans will use all resources at their disposal to defend Nnamdi Kanu.”


http://punchng.com/biafra-police-deploy-more-personnel-in-seast-ssouth/

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:23am On Sep 02, 2017
Nigeria is greater than any individual

That should sink into Nnamdi and followers

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by madridguy(m): 6:27am On Sep 02, 2017
Nigeria police should stop giving the failed yahuu yahuu guy unnecessary attention, let him do anyhow and see anyhow.

The Albino pigs and idiots leader has ordered his pigs and idiots to stay indoor during the exercise which is their right. If the albino scammer make any effort to disturb the good people of Anambra State from performing their civic right then Buratai boys can purge.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:31am On Sep 02, 2017
It seems most children of hate don't know

Who they call Muhammadu Buhari

No amount of propaganda can do anything to his mindset

Anything that will oppose the country unity that he has sworn to will be crushed

Let's take our mind back when he was Goc Jos

He led Nigeria Army from Bornu in pursuit of maitasine

He didn't know when he crossed the border to the other side

When the then commander in chief called him ( Shehu shagari) he said so far he yet to capture or defeat the enemies he's still in line

How much more now that he's the commander

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Oche211(m): 6:33am On Sep 02, 2017
I think it's time that the federal government up her games nd get all these guys constituting nuisance nd threat to national security arrested.
Nnamdi Kanu nd his bunch of ill trained, under fed so called biafra security services.
Arewa youths for heating up the nation's security space with their nw withdrawn, ill thought ultimatum nd those other bunch of idiots from the Niger Delta.
Enough is Enough.
Nobody crosses the national redline.
No one is above the country or her laws.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by madridguy(m): 6:35am On Sep 02, 2017
GOD bless and strengthen Sai Baba more and more.

sarrki:
It seems most children of hate don't know

Who they call Muhammadu Buhari

No amount of propaganda can do anything to his mindset

Anything that will oppose the country unity that he has sworn to will be crushed

Let's take our mind back when he was Goc Jos

He led Nigeria Army from Bornu in pursuit of maitasine

He didn't know when he crossed the border to the other side

When the then commander in chief called him ( Shehu shagari) he said so far he yet to capture or defeat the enemies he's still in line

How much more now that he's the commander

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Nobody: 6:36am On Sep 02, 2017
This thread go sweet......Make I on gen. Let the fight begin.





Sitting on the fence can sweet

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by dunkem21(m): 6:37am On Sep 02, 2017
Hizzy:
the 2 zombies have arrived
they didn't even wait for their madam Ngenukwu
other zombies run fast breakfast is ready

It's like you don't know how they work.. They send pms before opening a thread so that all the zombies will get a first spot..

It's a full time job, bro.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Atiku2019: 6:37am On Sep 02, 2017
cool

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Oloripelebe: 6:38am On Sep 02, 2017
he must not escape

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Redoil: 6:38am On Sep 02, 2017
If you want those police to be redeploy to to south east click like.
If you want to those police to be deploy to the north east to combat boko haram so as to bring lasting peac to nigeria click share

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by lloydtruth: 6:39am On Sep 02, 2017
Some people can't live without thinking about Biafra, Igbos, and Nnamdi kanu, they have started their day with Biafra topic and will end their day with Biafra topic grin grin grin. Let FG deploy all its troops to South East, it still won't stop the Sun from Rising. Unity is not by FORCE, Referendum is not a call to War, Self-determination is neither a treasonable offence nor a terrorist act.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by BUHARItesticles: 6:40am On Sep 02, 2017
Wow, I'm ashamed of my countrymen who don't understand civil rights of citizens. The court, the police, IPOB, even the youths are not sure of what they want, how the law could help and the vision tag.Buhari should be careful, it's easy to buy our youths even those who are supporting Buhari blindly lack vision

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:41am On Sep 02, 2017
dunkem21:


It's like you don't know how they work.. They send pms before opening a thread so that all the zombies will get a first spot..

It's a full time job, bro.


tongue tongue

Haba bros

This your propaganda know get part 2

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:42am On Sep 02, 2017
madridguy:
GOD bless and strengthen Sai Baba more and more.



Amen

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Nobody: 6:42am On Sep 02, 2017
sarrki:
It seems most children of hate don't know

Who they call Muhammadu Buhari

No amount of propaganda can do anything to his mindset

Anything that will oppose the country unity that he has sworn to will be crushed

Let's take our mind back when he was Goc Jos

He led Nigeria Army from Bornu in pursuit of maitasine

He didn't know when he crossed the border to the other side

When the then commander in chief called him ( Shehu shagari) he said so far he yet to capture or defeat the enemies he's still in line

How much more now that he's the commander
You never stop agitations with force,there is no country anywhere in the world this has worked. You have to address the grievances raised by the Igbo's first. They claim they are treated as second class citizens and have been proven right because the Arewa youths that issued the quit notice are still walking free.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:43am On Sep 02, 2017
Oche211:
I think it's time that the federal government up her games nd get all these guys constituting nuisance nd threat to national security arrested.
Nnamdi Kanu nd his bunch of ill trained, under fed so called biafra security services.
Arewa youths for heating up the nation's security space with their nw withdrawn, ill thought ultimatum nd those other bunch of idiots from the Niger Delta.
Enough is Enough.
Nobody crosses the national redline.
No one is above the country or her laws.


You are a patriot

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:44am On Sep 02, 2017
DutchBruh:

You never stop agitations with force,there is no country anywhere in the world this has worked. You have to address the grievance raised by the Igbo's first. They claim they are treated as second class citizens and have been proven right because the Northeners that issued the quit notice are still walking free.

We don't have referendum in our constitution

So any attempt by any group will be considered as an act of war

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by ipobarecriminals: 6:45am On Sep 02, 2017
wink cool cool very Good.i prefer soldiers/Buratai boiz to do the job.operation flog KANU PIGS

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Ikology(m): 6:45am On Sep 02, 2017
Title of the thread is mischievous. Content different.

Cc Mynd44, lalasticlala, seun

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Nobody: 6:46am On Sep 02, 2017
dunkem21:


It's like you don't know how they work.. They send pms before opening a thread so that all the zombies will get a first spot..

It's a full time job, bro.
Thiz kind of zombie de difrent oh them the remenber them selves

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Redoil: 6:46am On Sep 02, 2017
sarrki:
Nigeria is greater than any individual

That should sink into Nnamdi and followers
why dont they redploy those police tn north east

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Nobody: 6:46am On Sep 02, 2017
sarrki:


We don't have referendum in our constitution

So any attempt by any group will be considered as an act of war
Mention any country in the world succession agitations was permanently suppressed through the instruments of state such as the army or police. Even if Nnamdi Kanu is given life imprisonment there will be another man to take his place.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by nerodenero: 6:47am On Sep 02, 2017
I agree that Nnamdi Kanu be arrested but it'll be injustice and unfair if Arewa youths are not arrested or any individual that heats up the polity.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:47am On Sep 02, 2017
Ikology:
Title of the thread is mischievous. Content different.

Cc Mynd44, lalasticlala, seun


Tell us the difference

Just tell him to be ready

If the court revokes his bail

Nothing will stop us from returning him to kuje

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:47am On Sep 02, 2017
DutchBruh:

War will not bring the agitation.Mention any country in the world succession agitations was permanently suppressed through the instruments of state such as the army or police. Even if Nnamdi Kanu is given life imprisonment there will be another man to take his place.

This is Nigeria

I don't care about other countries

This is my fatherland

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by omenkaLives(m): 6:47am On Sep 02, 2017
They did this to forestall breach of security by ipob in the forthcoming Anambra election?

This isn't necessary IMHO.

The elections would hold as scheduled and no idiot would dare stop those interested in the poll from exercising their franchise. They know the implication of daring to disrupt the process.

The state has been looking for a good reason to clamp down heavily on the trouble makers, tampering with the election process is like handing them that reason on a gold platter.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by sarrki(m): 6:48am On Sep 02, 2017
nerodenero:
I agree that Nnamdi Kanu be arrested but it'll be injustice and unfair if Arewa youths are not arrested or any individual that heats up the polity.

I totally agree with you
Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Tkester: 6:48am On Sep 02, 2017
Utter Bunkum! The police will even make matters worse, these people can never learn. Deploy all the policemen in the world it's not going to deter us.

In fact on the election day, people who ordinarily would want to vote may be discouraged from doing so with the so much presence of the policy and army.

We ain't voting and no amount of propaganda or threat will make us shift grounds. 18 November loading fast..

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by Nobody: 6:49am On Sep 02, 2017
nerodenero:
I agree that Nnamdi Kanu be arrested but it'll be injustice and unfair if Arewa youths are not arrested or any individual that heats up the polity.
The best way to resolve this is to arrest the Arewa youths and Nnamdi Kalu at the same time. If Nnamdi Kalu is arrested and the Arewa youths are left off the hook,this will only raise Nnamdi Kalu profile and popularity and he will be seen as a freedom fighter going against an unfair oppressive system.

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Re: Police Deploy More Officers To South-East, S’south; To Stop Kanu From Fleeing by ipobarecriminals: 6:50am On Sep 02, 2017
Atiku2019:
cool
kip deceiving urself with HOPELESS ONE/THIEF.

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