Photonews: Akwa Ibom Mayhem

Protesters attacked the Akwa Ibom Taxi scheme garage
Cars burnt
Akpabio's campaign cars were razed.
The Jonathan/Sambo campaign headquarters razed by the mob.

Angry youths in the opposition party, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) reportedly visited their anger on Akwa Ibom state capital in Uyo in response to attacks on the ACN candidate, Akpan Udoedeghe.

Rumours had filtered into Uyo that Mr. Udoedeghe convoy had been atacked and the candidate killed in an ambush. ACN operatives said the governor, who coordianates president Goodluck Jonathan's campaign in the South south region, made life unbearable for opposition in the state.

The response was mayhem that led to destruction of public properties and death of several youth caused by indiscriminate shooting by the army and police in the state.

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Association of Criminals in

Association of Criminals in Nigeria

PDP, AKPABIO, OBASANJO AND

PDP, AKPABIO, OBASANJO AND OTHERS ARE THE CAUSE OF WHAT IS HAPPENING IN AKWA IBOM, MAY GOD SAVE US FROM THESE USELESS PEOPLE.

why would ACN candidate be

why would ACN candidate be arrested becouse of the incident that happen, if ACN secretariat got bunrt by people will PDP candidate be arrested, GOODLUCK must be very carefull, he is going too far with the stattement made. that they should shoot anyone that come accross them, this doesnot show a good example by a good leader.

God open their eyes

I praying to God for his mercy upon Akwa Ibom and Nigeria as a whole. Its painful seeing wealth and glory of our land burnt down. When then do we want?> I know when the foundation is broken, the righteous perish. But God have mercy on our people and Liberate us from Belia spirit and cultism. When the righteous rule, the people rejoice.

You people never try!!!!!!!!

Why the hate.

Too much anger among our people. Why the destruction and hate.

PLS VOTE THIS ACN OUT THEY

PLS VOTE THIS ACN OUT THEY ARE TUGS

my heart bleeds

my mom is from Akwa Ibom. Her mom is from Cross River State. my dad is from Benue State. I love Uyo,Calabar, and Makurdi with a passion. i love Nigeria and its People as a whole. But i must say this. No body have the right to dictate to the people which party to belong or which party to exist in this country or any state in general. Nigeria is not a one party country. those in PDP killing and maiming the good people of this country must know that the evil they do will live with them. Benue, a family member (a senatorial candated) was nearly assasinated weeks ago. That not enough, the Miscreant went further to snuff live out of one of his aids (a very jovial young man) right in front of his wife and others. He got away with it (perhaps for now). what is democracy? who is that being that sees himself as GOD? i love Akwa Ibom. stop this useless ethnic politics. we are all Nigerian. no animal is more equal than the other. we are human beings, and we walk on two feet. please PDP, let peace reign in this country. do not provoke the Ruwandan episod. i wish i have the heart, I WOULD TIE ALL THESE CORRUPT POLITICIANS TO THE STAKES AND WIPE THEM OFF THESE EARTH! for the youths being used to take lives while kidnapping others, remember, these men will leave power one day soon. remember, some of them will die, and soon too. you are being watched by other youths like yourself. children to those whom you are often hired to kill. have you forgotten that there is something called, law of KARMA? I USE THIS MEDIUM TO CALL ON ALL REASONABLE NIGERIANS, VOTE PDP OUT! am tired of there nonsense. MAY GOD HELP US ALL!

my heart bleeds

my mom is from Akwa Ibom. Her mom is from Cross River State. my dad is from Benue State. I love Uyo,Calabar, and Makurdi with a passion. i love Nigeria and its People as a whole. But i must say this. No body have the right to dictate to the people which party to belong or which party to exist in this country or any state in general. Nigeria is not a one party country. those in PDP killing and maiming the good people of this country must know that the evil they do will live with them. Benue, a family member (a senatorial candated) was nearly assasinated weeks ago. That not enough, the Miscreant went further to snuff live out of one of his aids (a very jovial young man) right in front of his wife and others. He got away with it (perhaps for now). what is democracy? who is that being that sees himself as GOD? i love Akwa Ibom. stop this useless ethnic politics. we are all Nigerian. no animal is more equal than the other. we are human beings, and we walk on two feet. please PDP, let peace reign in this country. do not provoke the Ruwandan episod. i wish i have the heart, I WOULD TIE ALL THESE CORRUPT POLITICIANS TO THE STAKES AND WIPE THEM OFF THESE EARTH! for the youths being used to take lives while kidnapping others, remember, these men will leave power one day soon. remember, some of them will die, and soon too. you are being watched by other youths like yourself. children to those whom you are often hired to kill. have you forgotten that there is something called, law of KARMA? I USE THIS MEDIUM TO CALL ON ALL REASONABLE NIGERIANS, VOTE PDP OUT! am tired of there nonsense. MAY GOD HELP US ALL!

DIVERT THE YOUTHFUL ENERGY

THE POINT IS CLEAR PDP SUPPORTERS ATTACKED ACN SUPPERTERS AND KILLED SOME IN RESPONS HELL WAS LET LOOSE. WHO IS TO BLAME FOR DRAAWING THE FIRST BLOOD, SIMPLE GODSWILL AKPABIO. HE WILL LOCK STADIUM, SCHOOLS AND ANY AVAILABLE SPACE TO PREVENT OPPONENT COUPLED WITH UNGUARDED UTTERANCES CAPABLE OF PROVOKING THE SITUATION, MIND YOU NI AM NON PARTISANT BUT A GOVERNOR SHOULD BE A ROLE MODEL.IF HE CAN CALL THE IBIBIO"s OPENLY pigs, YOUR GUESS IS AS GOOD AS MIND WHAT HE CAN DO IN THE DARK. AKPABIO CREAT INDUSTRIES FOR THE YOUTHS INSPITE OF ALL THE SPENDING NO SINGLE INDUSTRY THAT CAN EMPLOY 200 PEOPLE TO SHOW FOR IT. PEACE COS HE WHO LIVES BY THE SWORD WILL DIE BY THE SWORD.

You seriously need help! If

You seriously need help! If the food you ate in your house tasted sour/bitter, I'm sure you would blame Obasanjo!

The blame for what happened, lies firmly with the idiots who went on the destructive crusade. Imagine burning taxis, that were meant to move the masses around........so who go suffer the loss?? That's something the pea-brained idiots, obviously failed to realise! Bloody morons......cutting off their noses to spite their faces.

Shame on Nigeria!

bro gody,its time to

bro gody,its time to disembark .juju dey fail.o

bro gody,its time to

bro gody,its time to disembark .juju dey fail.o

It is a Pity

Dear Friend,
If it is true (and of course, it has not been denied) that Governor Godswill Akpabio announced that no opposition will be allowed to campaign in his Local Government Area and that the PDP attacked the ACN supporters first, The Government of Akwa Ibom State should be blame for this great destructions to live and Properties.

Let us move and pass the act

Let us move and pass the act of savage and destruction, this is politics that you can win tomorrow without shading blood

OBJ started do-or-die

OBJ started do-or-die politics and he should be asked to solve the problem.

LET THE REVOLUTION BEGIN!

it is about time the revolution begin, it has to start somewhere with the continue looting of our commomwealth by this politicians, this what you get, this is from the pent up anger and fustration of a people that has been taken for a ride for too long!

Who started it? Who attacked

Who started it? Who attacked somebody first? Who has the monopoly of violence? Would you not react if your friend is killed, or your brother is killed or your father is killed? That is the result of the ambush by PDP.

Get to hear from the two sides, I agree burning those cars was not good but retaliating for your colleagues and families is certainly rational in this situation. Stop shooting at people first, who has the right to ban people from using a stadium or a local government to campaign . The sooner we realize that Nigeria needs a level playing field in politics the better otherwise this is the result. When you deny peaceful demonstration, you make the violent demonstration inevitable

DERI you are DEMENTED

DEMENTED, DERI needs urgent medical attention

Please Do Not Miss the Roots of the Matter

The crises seems to be a violent reactions from bottled-up traumas of long sustained oppressions from an unrelenting tyranical and inequitable injustice; oppression and denial to security of life.

"You better sought for a

"You better sought for a welder..." does not do grammar any justice, either. Look in the mirror before criticizing others.

kings, you are a disgrace....

@Kings, it is you that is mad and deranged. I live in Uyo, and also happen to be well educated, without stretching matters. I know that in 2008/2009, I could walk from Nwaniba Jn to Uniuyo main gate, or from anywhere along Oron Rd. to Abak road,etc, without any fear of being kidnapped, maimed or molested in any way. I also know that about 2 to 3 years ago, I could walk into any bank within the Uyo metropolis and withdraw any amount of money without fear of being cut down by assasins' bullets. It is no longer the case now. And no matter how foolish fellows like you try to dress the issues, Akpabio is the Chief Security Officer of my State. So, I put the whole issue of security lapses squarely at his doorstep. Maybe you are one of the kidnappers, or their sponsors, that is why you can afford to pass over such a serious issue as this. Akwa Ibom is for all the indigenes and no one, Akpabio included, has the right to demarcate areas that any candidate should go and campaign from so-called no-go areas. When he does that, the result is what happened. At your age, you should be objective no matter the circumstance, but who knows, maybe objectiveness is too much of a burden to you, kings. I'll say this again in case you were deaf the first time: AKWA IBOMITES ARE WELL EDUCATED! Go around Universities in Nigeria and see how they perform compared to others. Go to foreign Universities also and confirm this fact, assuming you even have the faculty of comparing and discerning such facts and data, without ethnic bias. I am ashamed of you, kings or whatever, and reading your comments here, it is easy to understand why you are able to easily categorize a whole ethnic group in one fell swoop as uneducated. People like you mistake Sahara Reporters for your MTN, etc, text message systems. When you say "U", do you mean "you"? Your level is very, very low. I couldn't even understand your write-up, and had to ask someone to decode it for me. I know one thing for sure. You are a stark illiterate, and it shows in your thought process here in SR.

insincere leaders

why blame the people who set those cars on fire?those cars were meant to be given out to pdp loyalists and not for the benefit of the masses.why haven't the cars be distributed long before now when the Governor knows he is seeking re-election in a few days to come?though i am not in support of the wanton destruction,leaders should be objective in any project they are embarking on,in that way the people will know that it is for their own good.

WHO ARE YOU TO VOTE PDP OUT

I can't blame them,when the founder of acn is original THUG why can't their supporters not behave like him senseless people. election is around the corner we will see who will win when President Jonathan is already here. we will vote pdp out, who are you to vote pdp out or are you the only one that will vote

nigerian politics

nigerian people is this politics or war ? what on earthis nigerian politics turning to, we the youth of this our great nation we should not allow oppresors to be using us as their political thugs to achieved their polical aims, using us against our fellow brothers and sisterswe should wake up now and see what is happening in the arabs world. the time has pass for all yhis unnecessary act. we needchanges and not war against ourselves.

INEC, disqualify PDP & ACN Candidates in Akwa Ibom

I have no doubt is ACN is a noise-making & troublesome party. Always on the verge of accussations yet she does same thing accussed PDP in ACN dominated states. This Akwa Ibom is terrible & INEC should ban te candidates of both parties in this up coming April 2011 election. Further most of these hired miscreants & election thugs did not register to vote during the voters registration excecise. As such, they are not looking for election day otherwise they would have waited & vote out the wrong candidate or party on the D-Day. Lastly INEC,POLICE,SSS should allow only citizens with voters registration card to enter rally grounds. This will eliminate 90% of these political thugs & hooligans. gaskytruth@gmaail.com

my country

Nigerians we realy nkown that the money dey in my country but our problem is lack of leaders we only have rulers in our country not leaders but i just want advice my fellow NIGERIANS we have to be prayerful and fasting so that GOD ALMIGHTY ALLAH WILL HELP US.

@YINKA ODUMAKIN

You and Tunde Bakare disappointed many of us. Even if Nigeria is hand-over to you-Yinka Odumakin and your acolyte, The Nigeria country will not move forward. You guys are good at critising but without profiling solution.

Your statement is getting out of control!

Are you guys not corrupt? Where and how did you guys get all the money for your jamborees all over the country and who are your sponsors? How much is your monthly take home?

All we want is peace and anybody, groups that will cause trouble for this country will be consumed by the same degree of trouble he or she is fermenting.
Corruption will soon expose all the corrupt people in this country.

THE PEOPLE THAT DESTROYED THE

THE PEOPLE THAT DESTROYED THE CARS ARE BLOODY FOOLS. DO THEY THINK THE CARS ARE AKPABIO's? THEY ARE FROM THE COLLECTIVE WEALTH OF AKWAIBOMITES.

WELL, ANYWAY MONEY DEY (13% DERIVATION FUND) SHA. THE GOVT. SHOULD GO AHEAD AND REPLACE THE BURNT VEHICLES, THEN THE SAME PEOPLE SHOULD GO AHEAD AND BURN THOSE VEHICLES AGAIN,....ABEG LET THE CYCLE GO ON AND ON...............FOOOOOOOLS

IS THIS THE REVOLUTION?

Is this the revolution that people talk about? I cant beleive some think this the best way to show anger. Who loses? it is the same akwa ibomites masses. Akpabio will simply replace these with the state funds and life goes on. ACN supporters needs to have their heads examine because this is no revolution but holiganism in its ugliest form. I pity that state.

I suppose the PDP is in

I suppose the PDP is in denial as to its impending doom in April. We will not shift ground for these fools in April. Enough is enough. We cannot continue to sustain the vampires in the PDP at public expense. As for deri, he has a profound case of schizophrenia and delusion. No one should expend any energy on this fool. He is a sadist. We wil defeat the PDP in April. The tsunami of change will sweep them away. We will not go to court because it is filled with their cronies. We will simply drive them out through people power. You watch and wait. Enough is enough. Senator Udedeghe is the nest governor of Akwa Ibom state, Buhari is the next president of Nigeria.

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