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REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by PeaceforNigeria: 12:02pm On Jun 11
The Nigerian Army in joint operations with the police between April and May have raided and arrested scores of South-East youths, clamping them in underground cells and detention rooms in military barracks, top sources have revealed to SaharaReporters.

Some of the identified military camps are 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Imo State, 82 Division Headquarters, Enugu State, and up north as far as Suleja, Niger State.

“The army and police have a certain NHSS Tactical Squad – whatever that means – which has been arresting the South-East residents, mainly youths, and locking them up in these discreet military underground camps.

“They are labelled as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra members and Eastern Security Network members and denied access to family members and lawyers. I know at least three military detention underground cells, and the squad at will kill some of the detainees, arrange rifles for them and say they died during gun battle,” one of the sources said.

“It was the same NHSS tactical squad which invaded the residence of IPOB lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor last Sunday, and shot dead one of his aides, while three personal workers were taken away. They burnt the car and corpse, leaving no trace. If he was not a popular lawyer, who would report that incident? That is the pattern they adopt in the South-East – abduct, kill and burn corpses,” another source revealed.

SaharaReporters had in the third week of May reported that the Nigerian Army and the police intelligence response team stormed houses in the Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and parts of Owerri and Igwuocha area of Rivers State in a hosue-to-house raid of suspected IPOB and ESN members.

SaharaReporters had also exposed how the Nigerian military had drafted reinforcement troops from some of its formations fighting insurgency in Borno State to join the troops in the South-East region over the military’s clash with IPOB and ESN operatives.

Military sources had confirmed to SaharaReporters that the reinforcements were drawn from some battalions including the 231 Tank Battalion in Biu, Borno State, which is under the 3 Armoured Division, Jos, Plateau State.

“Yes, some troops are moving from the North-East to the South-east as reinforcements. They started moving from Wednesday. Among them are those from the 231 Tank Battalion; they are believed to be more trained in quelling uprisings,” a top source had confirmed.

President Muhammadu Buhari had three weeks ago held a meeting with the service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police at the Presidential villa, Abuja, telling them to adopt certain security measures in the South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones of the country.

A former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, had on May 24 condemned by the Inspector-General of the Police, Usman Baba, for clamping down on IPOB and ESN oepratives and violating the rules of engagement.

Campbell had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the IGP to order in the interest of national unity, while insisting that Operation Restore Peace launched by the police and the military’s clampdown on the IPOB members should be dissuaded by the Presidency in the interest of the peace and unity of the country.

Buhari has failed to heed Campbell’s warning and other advice from national and international quarters.

https://saharareporters.com/2021/06/11/revealed-army-police-operatives-detain-torture-south-east-residents-underground-cells


File photo used to illustrate story. Nichole Sobecki/AFP

Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Kriss216: 12:04pm On Jun 11
“Yes, some troops are moving from the North-East to the South-east as reinforcements.


Bandits in North East
ISWAP in North East
Boko Haram in North East
Cow Rustlers in North East


You left the region with these evils and your focus is on ESN.. an innocent organization set up to protect lives and properties of the South Easterners.

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Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by iKingsley(m): 12:10pm On Jun 11
shocked
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by CodeTemplar: 12:11pm On Jun 11
Am I surprised? No and Never!
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Idiko1: 12:16pm On Jun 11
PeaceforNigeria:


The Nigerian Army in joint operations with the police between April and May have raided and arrested scores of South-East youths, clamping them in underground cells and detention rooms in military barracks, top sources have revealed to SaharaReporters.

Some of the identified military camps are 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Imo State, 82 Division Headquarters, Enugu State, and up north as far as Suleja, Niger State.

“The army and police have a certain NHSS Tactical Squad – whatever that means – which has been arresting the South-East residents, mainly youths, and locking them up in these discreet military underground camps.

“They are labelled as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra members and Eastern Security Network members and denied access to family members and lawyers. I know at least three military detention underground cells, and the squad at will kill some of the detainees, arrange rifles for them and say they died during gun battle,” one of the sources said.

“It was the same NHSS tactical squad which invaded the residence of IPOB lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor last Sunday, and shot dead one of his aides, while three personal workers were taken away. They burnt the car and corpse, leaving no trace. If he was not a popular lawyer, who would report that incident? That is the pattern they adopt in the South-East – abduct, kill and burn corpses,” another source revealed.

SaharaReporters had in the third week of May reported that the Nigerian Army and the police intelligence response team stormed houses in the Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and parts of Owerri and Igwuocha area of Rivers State in a hosue-to-house raid of suspected IPOB and ESN members.

SaharaReporters had also exposed how the Nigerian military had drafted reinforcement troops from some of its formations fighting insurgency in Borno State to join the troops in the South-East region over the military’s clash with IPOB and ESN operatives.

Military sources had confirmed to SaharaReporters that the reinforcements were drawn from some battalions including the 231 Tank Battalion in Biu, Borno State, which is under the 3 Armoured Division, Jos, Plateau State.

“Yes, some troops are moving from the North-East to the South-east as reinforcements. They started moving from Wednesday. Among them are those from the 231 Tank Battalion; they are believed to be more trained in quelling uprisings,” a top source had confirmed.

President Muhammadu Buhari had three weeks ago held a meeting with the service chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police at the Presidential villa, Abuja, telling them to adopt certain security measures in the South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones of the country.

A former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, had on May 24 condemned by the Inspector-General of the Police, Usman Baba, for clamping down on IPOB and ESN oepratives and violating the rules of engagement.

Campbell had called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the IGP to order in the interest of national unity, while insisting that Operation Restore Peace launched by the police and the military’s clampdown on the IPOB members should be dissuaded by the Presidency in the interest of the peace and unity of the country.

Buhari has failed to heed Campbell’s warning and other advice from national and international quarters.

https://saharareporters.com/2021/06/11/revealed-army-police-operatives-detain-torture-south-east-residents-underground-cells


File photo used to illustrate story. Nichole Sobecki/AFP

https://www.nairaland.com/attachments/13684817_e3mheh8xwaadfh_jpeg629ff47db2e06a2edaf4e121a83c09e0



I guess you decided to mislead your audiences. The picture which accompanied the narrative showed Fulani army cum Nigeria army protecting the alleged Fulani herdsmen.

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Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by dododawa1: 12:16pm On Jun 11
Army spokesman over to you to defend your people or government.
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by PeaceforNigeria: 12:42pm On Jun 11
Idiko1:


I guess you decided to mislead your audiences. The picture which accompanied the narrative showed Fulani army cum Nigeria army protecting the alleged Fulani herdsmen.

Can you read


File photo used to illustrate story. Nichole Sobecki/AFP
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Coronabirus(m): 1:07pm On Jun 11
We warn u people because of humanity but u see us as obstacle or opposition to ur movement. Taking weapons only end up in destruction of lives & properties, and will consequently weaken the secessionists to incapacitated level but through necessary diplomatic principles and advocacy that will convince all Easterners on the ideology of Biafra and push Politicians to officially present their demand to separate from Nigeria will make a better case than carrying arms; this may take longer time but can be achieved even if the agitators are gone for the sake of their children but the secession of desperation to rule people will only end in blood and massacre.
Nigerian army has done the worst of such atrocities on NE people, there was a time around 2014 after BH attacked Giwa Barrack & fred some of their prisoners when NA slaughtered more than 700 suspected remaining detainees and nothing happened in except the rift between AI and NA!

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Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by gidgiddy: 1:13pm On Jun 11
Kriss216:



Bandits in North East
ISWAP in North East
Boko Haram in North East
Cow Rustlers in North East


You left the region with these evils and your focus is on ESN.. an innocent organization set up to protect lives and properties of the South Easterners.


Thats "one Nigeria" for you
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Jamesbally: 1:18pm On Jun 11
[quote author=PeaceforNigeria post=102606714][/quote]

Beautiful news.
Our Galant Soldiers must continue to torture any IPOB, ESN, Unknown Gunmen and their SYMPATHISERS who are caught alive. After which they should be used for TARGET PRACTICE.

Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by JohnBullMySon: 1:19pm On Jun 11
Coronabirus:
We warn u people because of humanity but u see us as obstacle or opposition to ur movement. Taking weapons only end up in destruction of lives & properties, and will consequently weaken the secessionists to incapacitated level but through necessary diplomatic principles and advocacy that will convince all Easterners on the ideology of Biafra and push Politicians to officially present their demand to separate from Nigeria will make a better case than carrying arms; this may take longer time but can be achieved even if the agitators are gone for the sake of their children but the secession of desperation to rule people will only end in blood and massacre.
Nigerian army has done the worst of such atrocities on NE people, there was a time around 2014 after BH attacked Giwa Barrack & fred some of their prisoners when NA slaughtered more than 700 suspected remaining detainees and nothing happened in except the rift between AI and NA!
I wish the whole Nigeria can stand to condemn the violations being committed by this military. That's how they can kill young men indiscriminately in villages accused of harbouring BH and nobody in the south is concerned. Now they have brought the same tactics to the SE, others too aren't concerned. We prefer tribalism instead.

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Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Rugaria: 1:22pm On Jun 11
No matter the obstacle, the match to freedom should NEVER end until success is achieved!
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Nigeriadondie: 1:23pm On Jun 11
Coronabirus:
We warn u people because of humanity but u see us as obstacle or opposition to ur movement. Taking weapons only end up in destruction of lives & properties, and will consequently weaken the secessionists to incapacitated level but through necessary diplomatic principles and advocacy that will convince all Easterners on the ideology of Biafra and push Politicians to officially present their demand to separate from Nigeria will make a better case than carrying arms; this may take longer time but can be achieved even if the agitators are gone for the sake of their children but the secession of desperation to rule people will only end in blood and massacre.
Nigerian army has done the worst of such atrocities on NE people, there was a time around 2014 after BH attacked Giwa Barrack & fred some of their prisoners when NA slaughtered more than 700 suspected remaining detainees and nothing happened in except the rift between AI and NA!

I can’t forget that mass slaughter by the military. Till date, no one has been prosecuted. The army are a bunch of rabid dogs that are worse than terrorists.
That is why I pity stupid civilians who would come up here and be praying for the military and thanking them for useless service to fatherland. Not until they fall victim or a loved one falls victim to these beasts in uniform one wouldn’t see the enormity of the crimes they commit.
They pray to go back to their loved ones but slaughter the loved ones of other families.
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Jamesbally: 1:24pm On Jun 11
Kriss216:



Bandits in North East
ISWAP in North East
Boko Haram in North East
Cow Rustlers in North East


You left the region with these evils and your focus is on ESN.. an innocent organization set up to protect lives and properties of the South Easterners.


The East is the most unsafe Region now. Borno is more peaceful than the EAST.

Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by PeaceforNigeria: 1:29pm On Jun 11
Jamesbally:


Beautiful news.
Our Galant Soldiers must continue to torture any IPOB, ESN, Unknown Gunmen and their SYMPATHISERS who are caught alive. After which they should be used for TARGET PRACTICE.

Boko Haram, ISWAP and ESN have also been using your GALLANT soldiers ( LMAO grin ) for target practice and will continue to do so. Whenever we hear one of you has been deleted we praise God and give thanks giving.

cool

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Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by orisa37: 1:29pm On Jun 11
That's ANARCHY and it's ILLEGAL.
Re: REVEALED: Nigerian Army And Police Operatives Detain, Torture South Easterners by Jamesbally: 1:35pm On Jun 11
PeaceforNigeria:


Boko Haram, ISWAP and ESN have also been using your GALLANT soldiers ( LMAO grin ) for target practice and will continue to do so. Whenever we hear one of you has been deleted we praise God and give thanks giving.

cool

E no mean. Our Galant Northern Soldiers are using Biafrans and their SYMPATHISERS for TARGET PRACTICE grin

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