It’s Gone Awry Between Nigerian Army And Gyellesu Community As Residents Feel Betrayed

Gyellesu community in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, and the Nigerian Army and four others slugged it out, Wednesday at a grade II High Court, over failed promises and seizure of farmland. The Chief of Army Staff, Yusuf Buratai; Commandant, Nigeria Military School, NMS, Zaria, Mohammed Muktar-Bunza; Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi; and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami are the second, third, fourth and fifth respondents in the suit. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the community resorted to legal…

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Zaria Genocide Memorial: It is Four Years Of Continuing Brutality And More Heinous Crimes By The Buhari Regime

The days between 12-14th December 2019 marks the fourth anniversary of the Zaria Massacre. On days like those Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and thousands of his followers faced the most brutal crackdown ever, spearheaded by the Nigerian Army, at the behest of the Buhari-led Nigerian regime and its foreign backers. In those forty-eight hours of that eventful weekend, over a thousand unarmed Nigerian citizens were extrajudicially gunned down in cold blood and many hundred others were arrested. It was in those two cruel…

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A Baby Mosquito On Its Maiden Flight

“Here in Kaduna State… we cannot forget the role the Nigerian Army has played in encouraging and sustaining peace in Kaduna State…The army played a leading role in confronting the menace of the outlawed El-Zakzaky movement which has been oppressing the people of Zaria and environs for the past 30 years…” Rap! Rap!! Rap!!!. Of the four “achievements” claimed, only the Zaria massacre attracted applause. Why? This is because the other three were despite government’s lackadaisical attitude towards combating sundry crimes, while the Zaria massacre was because of the brigandage…

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Buhari, Buratai, Elrufai Gather To Commemorate 4 Years Of Zaria Massacre

In what can be described as a marked show of defiance and impunity, the chief trio culprits behind the heinous crime of Zaria Massacre of December 2015, President Buhari, Governor Elrufai and Chief of Army Staff Buratai gathered in Kaduna to mark four years of their success in mass murder of over a thousand Nigerian citizens and mass grave burial. Elrufai even brazenly hailed the role specifically played by General Buratai in the extrajudicial killing at night of unarmed women, children and men in their residence, in what he called…

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Why Buhari Is Impotent In The Face Of Buratai’s Glaring Incompetence As COAS

That the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai is a monumental failure is not in doubt. Neither is the President Buhari’s seeming impotence in changing unarguably the worst COAS Nigeria has ever had. The question however is why? Under the command of Buratai, we have witnessed how helpless the Nigerian soldiers are when faced by relatively untrained ragtag Boko Haram and other fighters. We have seen how Soldiers remove their uniforms and take to their heels. We have witnessed an increasing number of deserters from the army like…

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