Police Kill Six People At Buhari Rally In Jos

Buhari addressing CPC supporters in Jos
By SaharaReporters, New York

Another demonstration of the incompetence of the Nigeria police today in Jos led to their killing of six people at a campaign rally of Muhammad Buhari's Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the city.

Following threats by the Nigeria police that General Buhari (Rtd), the presidential candidate of the CPC, could not hold a politically rally in the volatile city, they blocked major parts of the entrance to the Polo Ground venue of the campaign.  It was a move reminiscent of the February 12 action of the police at the Liberation Stadium in Port Harcourt where they caused the deaths of 20 people by shooting into the air to prevent people from leaving the rally and started a stampede instead. 

CPC operatives told SaharaReporters that at the Jos Polo Ground rally, the Nigerian police had the singular objective of preventing Buhari's supporters from attending his rally in the city.

Earlier in the day, Buhari had paid a courtesy call on the governor of the state, Jonah Jang.  While he was there, a huge crowd massed in front of the governor's lodge waiting for the presidential candidate to come out.  As soon as he had concluded the courtesy visit, they marched with him to the venue of the rally.

But the police, under the disingenuous argument that a huge rally in the city by Buhari supporters could lead to another round of violence in the area tried to prevent several groups from reaching the venue.  That action, which the supporters described as "sabotage," led to resistance and violence.  The police resorted to using live ammunition to disperse the crowd, leading to the death of the six.

As a result of the chaos, Buhari could not go to the palace of Gbong Gwong Jos, nor could he meet with other groups waiting to meet with him in the city.
It would be recalled that last week in Ibadan, Oyo State, the police tried to prevent Buhari from using Mapo Hall, which his party had reserved, for his rally.  They claimed it would be used the following day by the wife of Goodluck Jonathan, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, and that they needed 48 hours to clear the place for her.

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TO FIX NIGERIA

With due repect to GEJ,Nigeria need a radical/drastic change which GEJ can not give for now due to the circumstances of his accension to power,with OBJ and many other powerful individuals in PDP that surround him, it will be difficult for him to effect the changes Nigeria desperately needed.We need the dual of Buhari/Bakare OR Ribadu/Adeola at these pointing time to fix most of the the problems facing us,expecially corruption and indiscipline accounts for 85% of our backwordness as a nation.In respect of these, i will call on all Nigerian to cast thier vote for BUHARI/BAKARE OR RIBADU/ADEOLA.

Buhari up there! It pays even

Buhari up there!

It pays even in this world before going to heaven and that what all religions teach and this guy Buhari don't need any bodyguard and armed mobile policemen or the need to wear a bullet jacket or underwear like some of these guys use to appear in political/official gatherings at the Eagle Square and some other places.

Steal public funds and you will remain fearful of the ordinary masses even after retirement in life.

Two honest men in Abuja in May 2011 will transform into Nigeria's development soon from lack of vision and insincerity orchestrated by slavemasters from within!

@The scepter, I just dey laugh so tey`

@ The scepter, Re President Jonathan, IBB & Atiku Begs Obasanjo!

You made my day, especially on 'ATIKU: I wish you had installed me instead!

BABA IYABO: You ke? so that you can loot our treasury dry! No thank you! I prefer a clueless Goodluck to you Atiku.

GOODLUCK: Thank you sir! …, But I am still afraid that if BB wins, and we steal their votes all those angry Abokis will burn up the North...'

Read: 6 almajiris causing wahala

6 almajiris causing wahala
Submitted by Ghadaffi (not verified) on March 22, 2011 - 04:26.

almajiri's with machetes in the name of cpc rally assulting an ibo girl and the crowd of other cpc members could not stop them but look the other way and the police in an attempt the stop them got attacked and the had to resort to using live amunition and six miscreants die and people dont want to call a spade a spade that the miscreants are out of control all in the name of cpc and everybody is blaming the police and leaving the main issues in Jos na wah for 9ja

YOU RE NUT HEAD!

HOW DO U MEAN THAT THESE TERRORIST IN JOS, ARE BUHARI'S CRONIES. IS NOT UR FAULT, U RE STILL ENCAPSULATED IN THE SHELL OF CORRUPT PDP. SO, WHY WOUN'T U BE THAT COWARDISE LIKE THEM!!!

@Tosin Bamidele

We know your dirty linens (cocaine and heroin pusher). Enemy of progress. Your days are numbered, you better stop your illicit business now. America and Europe will soon catch up with you following Buhari and Bakare's success in April polls in Jesus Name.

President Jonathan, IBB & Atiku Begs Obasanjo!

March 17 2011

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BABA IYABO: Ha! Goodluck, IBB and even you Atiku visiting me together?

IBB: You know old comrades always come together no matter what!

BABA IYABO: You are right IBB, but what about these civilians… especially you Atiku

GOODLUCK: It’s the same matter that brought the three of us to visit you sir!

BABA IYABO: Ehen? When am about to eat pounded yam and my favorite bitter-leaf soup? Okay o! As long as you guys don’t disturb me when am eating

ATIKU: We will try not to disturb when the food is served

IBB: But you have not even asked us what brought us here

BABA IYABO: Eh! It’s because my mind is on the bitter-leaf soup, you should know I don’t joke it with. By the way it was prepared by my new catch! She is just 25, you should see her. You know my wife is dead shey?

ATIKU: Yes we know, but the problem that brought us can’t wait it is very urgent!

BABA IYABO: And I should forget the bitter-leaf soup because of the problem shey?

IBB: Of cause not, we know you don’t joke with bitter-leaf soup

BABA IYABO: So what are you waiting for Goodluck? Spill it!

ATIKU: It’s about the new phenomenon sweeping the country?

BABA IYABO: Mogbe! That is impossible I mean Japan is so far from here so how could the radiation get into this country?

GOODLUCK: Not Japan sir, I mean the tsunami sweeping across the country

BABA IYABO: Apart from Japan, there has not been any recent tsunami that I know of

ATIKU: He is talking about the BB tsunami spreading like plague at an alarming rate!

BABA IYABO: Buhari? Bakare? And that’s why you came to disturb me when am about to eat my special bitter-leaf soup prepared by my sweet 16!

GOODLUCK: Sixteen? Is that not illegal? I thought you just said she was 25?

ATIKU: She is 25 quiet alright, but we call young girls sweet sixteen!

BABA IYABO: I never believe I will say this, but THANK YOU Atiku! By the way IBB are you also afraid of BB?

GOODLUCK: Sorry sir, but at the rate they are going they might,

BABA IYABO: Don’t ever interrupt me again when I am speaking or I will ask IBB to give you some military training right now!

IBB: its not like I am afraid of them, but if BUHARI becomes president don’t you think he will come after us for corruption?

ATIKU: That is what I am afraid of.

BABA IYABO: Of cause, you should be afraid Atiku! You stole too much money ke!

ATIKU: No just me alone!

BABA IYABO: Oh! So you want to compare yourself with IBB and myself abi? Now tell me, were you in the military? And are you a general for crying out loud

GOODLUCK: He was in the Customs sir!

BABA IYABO: And that makes him a military man shey? Olodo! Oya tell me if he also fought in the War?! I should have known the first time I saw your face, you are not smart at all Goodluck I truly regret installing you, because you are not smart at all

GOODLUCK: Tunde Bakare’s SNG helped too sir!

BABA IYABO: When Queen Turai was treating you like her houseboy shey? All these happened because you are not a strong man! I should have installed an ex military man! Nigerians love strong people! The other day you were shaking because a little girl from CNN was interviewing you. Didn’t you see my own interview? I told the British boy straight to his face that his questions were silly! Same with IBB, nobody can intimidate us. Anyway as your father, I will still make sure you retain your post after the elections but you must be strong shogbo?

ATIKU: But what if BB wins, what are we going to do?

BABA IYABO: Has Mr FIX-IT left our dear party? I said we will take care of it!

GOODLUCK: But how is that going to be possible if BB wins? They have instructed their supporters to go to the pooling stations with petrol and matches and if JEGA boys try to rig in our favor they should light them up!

BABA IYABO: Action man! I trust BUHARI, you see we military men don’t take nonsense, we are ready for war at any time and that was why nobody dared me when I was ruling. Anyway now that you know all these, what have you done to convince the people that you are the best man for the job?

GOODLUCK: Ermmmm!!!! Emm! Em!

IBB: But they gave you opportunities to sell yourself to the public through debates

BABA IYABO: I hope you didn’t take that your EMBLERA wife with you to the debates?

ATIKU: Actually he has not attended any debates yet and he is not planning to attend any

BABA IYABO: Goodluck, are you also afraid of talking to your own people? I mean this is not the CNN little girl o!

GOODLUCK: They will ask what I have done since I became the president, especially on corruption and I am afraid I don’t have any answer for,

BABA IYABO: So why haven’t you arrested anybody for corruption? During my time I arrested IG Tafa Balogun, I had the NafDac Woman working hard on fake drugs, Okonjo Iweala was on board working hard too. What have you been doing Goodluck? I mean why didn’t you arrest that Charge and bail Lawyer called Anakonda self!

GOODLUCK: Aondoakaa sir!

IBB: This is not time for names correction, you should be listening to Baba’s advice

BABA IYABO: Leave him IBB, I don’t blame him at all. He has big mouth when it comes to me, yet he is afraid to even speak to his own people and has nothing to show for one year of ruling

GOODLUCK: I speak to them on Facebook sir!

BABA IYABO: Are you the one writing those things? You were given opportunity to speak directly to them but you ran away

ATIKU: I wish you had installed me instead!

BABA IYABO: You ke? so that you can loot our treasury dry! No thank you! I prefer a clueless Goodluck to you Atiku.

GOODLUCK: Thank you sir! …, But I am still afraid that if BB wins, and we steal their votes all those angry Abokis will burn up the North and instead of the army to allow the country plunge into civil war, they will take over and we will be back to the military days

BABA IYABO: Then you better think of attending the remaining debates, and arresting some people like Anakonda so that Nigerians will know you have Balls, because if the military takes over, IBB and I will be safe. We take care of our own but as for civilians like you and Atiku it will be hell… Anyway my pounded yam and bitter-leaf soup is ready… IBB please join me, Atiku and Goodluck wait for us here. By the time I finish eating I will have enough strength to think of a good strategy for your problem… Shey it is good to have a godfather that you can cry to eh? OYA LAUGH SMALL Jare!

…….To be Continued

Enemies of democracy... Last

Enemies of democracy...

Last days of the so-called largest party in Africa. They will suck blood before finally going.

Shameless people!

@Ephraim- shallow minds?

No need to be angry. Everybody can't agree with u. Facts are sacred but sentiments blinds reason. I live in Nigeria so there is nothing u experience that I do not feel. Even better I have lived in Ilorin, Lagos, Kaduna, Jos and now live in Kano even though I am a far southerner so my experience should count for something, abi? I love Nigeria and HOPE it survives. But in order to understand Nigeria and our problems we must know its history and apply it, not pretend that its past does not matter. Those who do not know where they are coming from will not arrive anywhere. Nigeria is not 12years old. The problems of Nigeria are much older. That we are hungry, angry, unfulfilled and despairing does not mean we have to accept everybody who promises change. We should ask what are the ways and means they plan to use and bring about the so-called change. What manner of change do they promise? Those who promise this change what do they believe in? How humane are they and just like u said who are there friends? I see Buhari's friends everyday around me and it does not give me reason to hope. You raised so many questions but interestingly all your questions are taken from the last 12 years, so your bias is obvious. If u could isolate all these issues from just 12years of PDP, I wonder how many u left out from the previous 39years u want us to forget. You really believe that in a country racked by ethnic divisions and politics, regionalism, lack of true patriotism and quota system that we ought to be anywhere other than where we are? Grow up, sir! U cannot put something on nothing. PDP did not create the problems, Nigerians did. How many religious and ethnic crisis have we had in those 12 years? And u want us to be better than where we are? Instead of planning development we are planning peacekeeping and u think it does not matter. What we need to leave those problems behind is not a cosmetic change but a change in our attitude. We either want a free, egalitarian Nigeria or we don't want Nigeria at all! The attitude of Buhari and his new ethnic party that I complain of is the attitude of "we against them". This unhealthy competition creates the room for all the corruption u complain about. Buhari should no better becos he has benefited far more from Nigeria than u or I or the mass of talakawa he is misleading. He, more than anybody should use his position to teach them new ideas about democracy, diversity and what is possible. But unfortunately he is empty and selfish. I think that many writing on this forum are justifiably angry, hungry and deprived. I am too but unlike u I will not accept poisoned food to quench my hunger becos I will not live to tell the story! The PDP devil I know is better than the CPC angel I see. At least PDP appears to be a national platform. Maybe, just maybe we may get it right soon if the ethnic champions who fail to understand diversity do not lead us to destruction first. My last word are your own words:"Major tyrants of humanity like Napoleon & Hitler actually started out by projecting themselves as divine and God-sent" Beware of Buhari's poisoned chalice!!! A word is enough.

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No 18 Thousand Naira Minimum Wage, No Vote For Jonathan

If Jonathan Goodluck refuses to pay workers 18 thousand Naira minimum wage end of this month of March, workers should vote him out en masse. It’d have been too late for workers by April ending salary when presidential election must have been held. It’s now or never. Nigerian Labour Congress should organise mass protest after the month of March, if minimum wage hasn’t been paid.

State governors who refuse to pay should be voted out this April elections.

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People

22 REASONS WHY BUHARI CAN NEVER RULE NIGERIA
In my books, Buhari is a pretentious anti-corruption fighter. The trajectory of a man's journey in public life matters. For the follwoing reasons I can not vote for Buhari
1. He is an oligarch who does not believe in equality before the law. The way he jailed Lateef Jakande, Jim Nwobodo, Ambrose Ali, Pa Adekunle Ajasin, Chief Ayo Ojewumi on cases that had no foundation and allowed Awwal Ibrahim, the then Niger State governor, who was arrested in Heathrow Airport in London with 14 million pounds sterling and several millions of Niara and dollars to be under house arrest is my evidence. He also allowed Shehu Kangiwa, Sokoto State Governor who conducted and supervised the famous Bakolori Massacre of poor peasant farmers whose land were appropriated without compesation to remain under house arrest.
1(a) Ayo Ojewumi became blind as a result of his imprisonment over false charges and died shortly after.
1 (b) Prof. Ambrose Alli also became blind as a result of this false imprisonment. When he died, he had only one undeveloped plot of land to his name.
1© Pa Adekule Ajasin was never the same after his eventual release and remained sickly for the rest of his life. Whe he died, he never had any property anywhere in the world except the one he had built from his sweat as long term teacher and school principal in Owo township.
2. He put in place a retroactive law that killed three men, innocent men in my book, by public execution. He left untouched an alleged well known drug baron in Ibrahim Babangida who later overthrew his government.
3. He jailed Ndukar Irabor and Tunde Thompson of the Guardian on stories that were factually true under Decree 4. He had told the Nigerian journalists then that it did not matter whether the story reported was true or not,
4. He supervised the smuggling of 53 suitcases filled with cash througth the MMA against the protests of General Tunde Idiagbon and ironically, Abubakar Atiku, the then Director General of the Customs who later became the Vice President and a compromised politician himself. This smuggling of the suit cases were supervised by his ADC, Col. Mustapha Jokolo.
5. He jailed Fela Anikulapo -Kuti on trumped up charges under emergency law which prompted the sentencing judge to confess that he was ordered to do so and apologised to the late musician. It was Buhari's administration that said it has "decided to deal with this Fela problem once and for all."
6. He convinced all the northern political leaders against allowing the National Identity Card program because according to him, this would unravel the myth of Northern population majority
7. He is an Islamic fundamentalist, the Bin Laden of Nigeria, who told his northern followers never to vote for anyone who was not a muslim.
8. He is a coup plotter.
9. He has never been able to account to Nigerians what he did with the 20 billion Naira of the Petroleum Trust Fund of which he was the chairman under Sani Abacha.
9(a) He has not been able to point to any project that he prosecuted outside the Northern Nigeria with the so-caled trust fund.
10. He was in full support of all the atrocities of Sani Abacha against the Nigerian people. There is no single record of his criticism of Sani Abacha during those dark days when Nigeria was on precipice. It shows that he is a patriot of convenience and as such unfit to lead the country.
11. Buhari, as part of his tribalistic practices placed President Shagari under house arrest inside a palatia mansion in Ikoyi while he locked up Shagari's Vice, Alex Ekwueme in Kirikiri Prison. Shagari is Hausa/Fulani like him while Alex Ekwueme is an Igboman.
12. Ikemba Emeka Ojukwu, another Igboman who returned from 13years exile just a little over a year then was as well locked up in Kiri Kiri Prison by meanhearted Buhari.Up till today we are not told what was Emeka's offence.
13. Busari Adelakun died of ulcer because Buhari refused him to be taken out of prison for immediate medical attention.The then Governor of Ogun State,Bisi Onabanjo suffered similar fate which we were told led to his untimely death.
14. Buhari ransacked the house of our late sage, Obafemi Awolowo and confisticated his International passport. Which civilized democratic society would elect the likes of Buhari as President,the same individual who overthrew an elected President? Never!
15. Plus Buhari having Sam Mbakwe in jail, went for one of Mbakwe's wives. He established himself again for what he was/is letting Mbakwe receive in jailhouse news of the death of another of Mbakwe's two wives. One (I can't remember his name now; Odenigbo?) also died in jail.
16. Buhari's henchman and sponsor, CPC governorship candidate for Kano State, is Mohammed Abacha, the same person that had/ran a personal killing squad, co ordinated the killing of Kudirat Abiola & attempted to kill Ibru; and also stashed money in underground tanks, all less than 13 years ago....Nigerians have very short selective memory. Shame!
17. Buhari discriminated against persons from other ethnic groups/faiths; and that as PTF Chairman, he employed an overwhelming number of Fulani/Hausa/Moslem people at the detriment of other groups and concentrated PTF projects in the North. If in doubt read El Rufai's testimony where he wrote about Katsina boys who used the money they made at PTF to bankroll Yar'Adua's election in 1999.
18. Buhari is unforgiven. When he "took over" by coup in 1983, even remembered an article written a very very long time ago by Bisi Onabanjo ('The Mallams are coming') and a later one in which Onabanjo wrote that people should watch out for that "gangly officer from the north" after Buhari gave a no holds barred speech at some Army function where he was reported to be very openly pro Fulani and pro Islam to the exclusive of all else and also talked about termination of democratic rule. For that, Onabanjo got one of the harshest jail terms and treatments.
22. Buhari executed Lawal Ojuolape (30), Bernard Ogedengbe (29) and Bartholomew Owoh (26). To put it quite plainly, one of those three – Ogedengbe - was executed for a crime that did not carry a capital forfeit at the time it was committed. and At the time Ogedengbe committed the crime it did not carry that punishment. If we must live as civilised citizens we must go by the rules. Article 11.2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reads: "No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission WHICH DID NOT CONSTITUTE A PENAL OFFENCE, under national or international law at the time when it was committed. NOR SHALL A HEAVIER PUNISHMENT BE IMPOSED THAN THE ONE THAT WAS APPLICABLE AT THE TIME THE PENAL OFFENCE WAS COMMITTED. Killing people with retroactive laws is not the civilised thing to do - and for as long as we will have people who refuse to see the truth only because their heroes are inching to rule when they have not purged themselves we will continue to wallow in misery.
If Nigerians reward dangerous, insensitive, dishonest, mean, cruel, partial, egoistic, religious, fundamendalist, conscienceless human being like MOHAMMADU BUHARI with the presidency of Nigeria with his kind of track record, then why do we still wonder why Nigeria has not and will not make it?
I can not in good conscience support Buhari's candidacy on the above grounds. I wish we have intelligent people who know what democracy means. I wish we have civilized minds. However, I am 100 percent sure that Buhari will never again rule Nigeria.
For the good of Nigeria, vote any other candidate, but SAY NO TO BUHARI!!!
19. Buhari intolerance is worse than Obasanjo's. When he was adopted as the ANPP's candidate on the night of the party's Primaries without prior warning to the other candidates and a few of them protested, Buhari got up and made a speech that those people must be disciplined. I subsequently saw him on BBC's "hard talk" and he frightened me and the interviewer with his archaic and fundamentalist intolerant views. His understanding and articulation is very much in doubt.
20. The evil genius, IBB and his crew similarly ran rings around Buhari. On the 10th anniversary of Abacha's demise, Buhari said that Abacha stole nothing from Nigeria! Despite millions of Dollars recovered from banks around the world and the Abacha family signing a formal agreement to return over $1 billion dollars, Buhari still said that Abacha's stealing remains an unproved allegation!!!! Why? Because Abacha set Buhari up like an emperor and let him use oil money from the Niger Delta to develop the North without supervision or questions.
21. Buhari snubbed the same Nigerians he now wants their votes by refusing to appear before Justice Oputa Truth and Reconciliation Panel. Despite the fact that Buhari knew how inportant reconciliation is to the stability of democracy. Buhari has never apologised at anytime.

People

22 REASONS WHY BUHARI CAN NEVER RULE NIGERIA
In my books, Buhari is a pretentious anti-corruption fighter. The trajectory of a man's journey in public life matters. For the follwoing reasons I can not vote for Buhari
1. He is an oligarch who does not believe in equality before the law. The way he jailed Lateef Jakande, Jim Nwobodo, Ambrose Ali, Pa Adekunle Ajasin, Chief Ayo Ojewumi on cases that had no foundation and allowed Awwal Ibrahim, the then Niger State governor, who was arrested in Heathrow Airport in London with 14 million pounds sterling and several millions of Niara and dollars to be under house arrest is my evidence. He also allowed Shehu Kangiwa, Sokoto State Governor who conducted and supervised the famous Bakolori Massacre of poor peasant farmers whose land were appropriated without compesation to remain under house arrest.
1(a) Ayo Ojewumi became blind as a result of his imprisonment over false charges and died shortly after.
1 (b) Prof. Ambrose Alli also became blind as a result of this false imprisonment. When he died, he had only one undeveloped plot of land to his name.
1© Pa Adekule Ajasin was never the same after his eventual release and remained sickly for the rest of his life. Whe he died, he never had any property anywhere in the world except the one he had built from his sweat as long term teacher and school principal in Owo township.
2. He put in place a retroactive law that killed three men, innocent men in my book, by public execution. He left untouched an alleged well known drug baron in Ibrahim Babangida who later overthrew his government.
3. He jailed Ndukar Irabor and Tunde Thompson of the Guardian on stories that were factually true under Decree 4. He had told the Nigerian journalists then that it did not matter whether the story reported was true or not,
4. He supervised the smuggling of 53 suitcases filled with cash througth the MMA against the protests of General Tunde Idiagbon and ironically, Abubakar Atiku, the then Director General of the Customs who later became the Vice President and a compromised politician himself. This smuggling of the suit cases were supervised by his ADC, Col. Mustapha Jokolo.
5. He jailed Fela Anikulapo -Kuti on trumped up charges under emergency law which prompted the sentencing judge to confess that he was ordered to do so and apologised to the late musician. It was Buhari's administration that said it has "decided to deal with this Fela problem once and for all."
6. He convinced all the northern political leaders against allowing the National Identity Card program because according to him, this would unravel the myth of Northern population majority
7. He is an Islamic fundamentalist, the Bin Laden of Nigeria, who told his northern followers never to vote for anyone who was not a muslim.
8. He is a coup plotter.
9. He has never been able to account to Nigerians what he did with the 20 billion Naira of the Petroleum Trust Fund of which he was the chairman under Sani Abacha.
9(a) He has not been able to point to any project that he prosecuted outside the Northern Nigeria with the so-caled trust fund.
10. He was in full support of all the atrocities of Sani Abacha against the Nigerian people. There is no single record of his criticism of Sani Abacha during those dark days when Nigeria was on precipice. It shows that he is a patriot of convenience and as such unfit to lead the country.
11. Buhari, as part of his tribalistic practices placed President Shagari under house arrest inside a palatia mansion in Ikoyi while he locked up Shagari's Vice, Alex Ekwueme in Kirikiri Prison. Shagari is Hausa/Fulani like him while Alex Ekwueme is an Igboman.
12. Ikemba Emeka Ojukwu, another Igboman who returned from 13years exile just a little over a year then was as well locked up in Kiri Kiri Prison by meanhearted Buhari.Up till today we are not told what was Emeka's offence.
13. Busari Adelakun died of ulcer because Buhari refused him to be taken out of prison for immediate medical attention.The then Governor of Ogun State,Bisi Onabanjo suffered similar fate which we were told led to his untimely death.
14. Buhari ransacked the house of our late sage, Obafemi Awolowo and confisticated his International passport. Which civilized democratic society would elect the likes of Buhari as President,the same individual who overthrew an elected President? Never!
15. Plus Buhari having Sam Mbakwe in jail, went for one of Mbakwe's wives. He established himself again for what he was/is letting Mbakwe receive in jailhouse news of the death of another of Mbakwe's two wives. One (I can't remember his name now; Odenigbo?) also died in jail.
16. Buhari's henchman and sponsor, CPC governorship candidate for Kano State, is Mohammed Abacha, the same person that had/ran a personal killing squad, co ordinated the killing of Kudirat Abiola & attempted to kill Ibru; and also stashed money in underground tanks, all less than 13 years ago....Nigerians have very short selective memory. Shame!
17. Buhari discriminated against persons from other ethnic groups/faiths; and that as PTF Chairman, he employed an overwhelming number of Fulani/Hausa/Moslem people at the detriment of other groups and concentrated PTF projects in the North. If in doubt read El Rufai's testimony where he wrote about Katsina boys who used the money they made at PTF to bankroll Yar'Adua's election in 1999.
18. Buhari is unforgiven. When he "took over" by coup in 1983, even remembered an article written a very very long time ago by Bisi Onabanjo ('The Mallams are coming') and a later one in which Onabanjo wrote that people should watch out for that "gangly officer from the north" after Buhari gave a no holds barred speech at some Army function where he was reported to be very openly pro Fulani and pro Islam to the exclusive of all else and also talked about termination of democratic rule. For that, Onabanjo got one of the harshest jail terms and treatments.
22. Buhari executed Lawal Ojuolape (30), Bernard Ogedengbe (29) and Bartholomew Owoh (26). To put it quite plainly, one of those three – Ogedengbe - was executed for a crime that did not carry a capital forfeit at the time it was committed. and At the time Ogedengbe committed the crime it did not carry that punishment. If we must live as civilised citizens we must go by the rules. Article 11.2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reads: "No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission WHICH DID NOT CONSTITUTE A PENAL OFFENCE, under national or international law at the time when it was committed. NOR SHALL A HEAVIER PUNISHMENT BE IMPOSED THAN THE ONE THAT WAS APPLICABLE AT THE TIME THE PENAL OFFENCE WAS COMMITTED. Killing people with retroactive laws is not the civilised thing to do - and for as long as we will have people who refuse to see the truth only because their heroes are inching to rule when they have not purged themselves we will continue to wallow in misery.
If Nigerians reward dangerous, insensitive, dishonest, mean, cruel, partial, egoistic, religious, fundamendalist, conscienceless human being like MOHAMMADU BUHARI with the presidency of Nigeria with his kind of track record, then why do we still wonder why Nigeria has not and will not make it?
I can not in good conscience support Buhari's candidacy on the above grounds. I wish we have intelligent people who know what democracy means. I wish we have civilized minds. However, I am 100 percent sure that Buhari will never again rule Nigeria.
For the good of Nigeria, vote any other candidate, but SAY NO TO BUHARI!!!
19. Buhari intolerance is worse than Obasanjo's. When he was adopted as the ANPP's candidate on the night of the party's Primaries without prior warning to the other candidates and a few of them protested, Buhari got up and made a speech that those people must be disciplined. I subsequently saw him on BBC's "hard talk" and he frightened me and the interviewer with his archaic and fundamentalist intolerant views. His understanding and articulation is very much in doubt.
20. The evil genius, IBB and his crew similarly ran rings around Buhari. On the 10th anniversary of Abacha's demise, Buhari said that Abacha stole nothing from Nigeria! Despite millions of Dollars recovered from banks around the world and the Abacha family signing a formal agreement to return over $1 billion dollars, Buhari still said that Abacha's stealing remains an unproved allegation!!!! Why? Because Abacha set Buhari up like an emperor and let him use oil money from the Niger Delta to develop the North without supervision or questions.
21. Buhari snubbed the same Nigerians he now wants their votes by refusing to appear before Justice Oputa Truth and Reconciliation Panel. Despite the fact that Buhari knew how inportant reconciliation is to the stability of democracy. Buhari has never apologised at anytime.

What's the real story???

I feel pity for all the christians that just make comments without checking out a story. It seems SR must always be against the govt; well, not bad, but we need some balance with facts please! Why must party faithfuls brandish cutlass, machetes and other dangerous weapons? Was an Ibo girl actually attacked as alleged? If the table were turned around and Buhari was in Jonathan's position, would he have tolerated such lawlessness??? I was feeling Buhari before and tot GEJ had missed it with his romance of the evil cabal of Nigeria's immediate past, but now I am even more scared of a Buhari and his violent entourage that seem to take every opportunity to attack other tribes because it makes them fulfilled or what? And has anyone noticed they never see anything wrong in any evil perpetrated by one of them? So worried!

@ Ben 23

@ Ben 23. for your information, its your Christian Berom brothers that were carrying that bomb that exploded at there area. Jos is divided into no go areas and that part is a no go area for the Fulani boys you accused.Only God knows what they planned to do with that bomb.

Intelligence report shows they wanted to use it to disturb BB's rally, The Speaker of the state's house said it was his political enemies (which of course are his brothers)were targeting him. i dont know where Ben 23 got his own story.

They planed and Allah plans and Allah is the best of planners...(Q8:30)

Many of us rooting for Buhari

Many of us rooting for Buhari are simply doing it because in him we see a man with the right credentials to challenge and uproot the MONSTER called corruption killing us. 4 years will be enough for him to acheive that and thereafter create strong and disciplined institutions where younger generation with like minds can build upon. Buhari is no saint but he is clean compared to others. He is principled though human. He is a man of courage. He does not follow the bandwagon. The only godfather he has are the masses. So vote BB2011 and get out of this boundage of corruption and retrogression. BB all the way!!!

@James K

Could you be one of the stone throwing drunken Beroms from the Jenta side? The venom coming from your mouth seems to suggest that you are one of those thugs that cause mayhem all over Jos. Be warned! There is always time for reckoning.

Let the truth be told

If you really are in Jos then you are either ignorant or mischievous,a boy of six who was going for errant is your illiterate almajiri? Just as the Police Commissioner was denying that nobody died yesterday so are you now telling people that is was fanatics,indeed it was PDP fanatics ok. Those you gave bombs to kill you own people in order to cause chaos. These are the same people that were arrested by STF with bombs on 21/3/11 know the facts before you start to politicize it. you have being blinded by sentiments wake up man...!

@David Danisa

Excellent prose and spot on. Can't do better! Many thanks, my good friend.

Who told you that?

Come to Jos and know the truth not to rely on hearsay those boys that died were not Fulanis or Hausas nor Muslims,for your information only yesterday 21/3/11 people carrying bombs all of whom were not Muslims were arrested by the STF men,check it out before you make comments or you will be mislead. Ride on Sahara Reporters.

PDP has failed us

i will say when i was still young, i never knew what polities is all about,so i don't vote and i don't know how polities is been played.Now i am beginning to understand it gradually.I must confess that PDP has been in power for some time now(12 years) and still no change of any kind,poverty has increased, bad roads(Lagos/Benin)and just name it,almost all state schools are in bad condition,and they still want us to cast our honorable vote for them GOD forbid,i want all Nigerians to think wisely and vote for credible leaders and not deceivers.I HATE PDP(people deceive people)

PDP must go

whenever i read some comments here, thank god it a free society. ll over the nation, it is PDP that is killing. in lagos yesterday, some people were killed in d clash bw PDP thugs and ACN. same for edo and anambra and ondo. Dont be biased because it is not a cpc thing. what happened yesterday was a ploy by PDP to surpress support for GMB which would have embarassed the incumbent and his boss who has till may 28 to vacate for the BB train. The press tries to portray cpc as the violent one but in all honesty, the most violence has been between acn and pdp. yesterday in benue , there were deaths. The one in jos was not thuggery but a state sponsored killing of the innocent whose blood will haunt jonathan and jang out, come may 28. VOTE OUT THESE bastards.

Buhari and PDP

I have read quit a few people condeming Buhari, however, while I do not say that the man is a saint, I do know that he had lived above board.If you think Buhari is a trouble maker ask yourself if you can stay in court for election petition like him.The man represent change, though he may not be our best but for now he is our best.He who does not allow peacefully change risks violent change.What we should ask ourselves is for 12 year what PDP show for it. Vote BB.

YOU ARE ENTITLED TO YOUR

YOU ARE ENTITLED TO YOUR OPINIONS.
BUHARI THINKS HE CAN DISREGARD THE WARNING OF THE IG OF POLICE ABOUT THE SECURITY SITUATION IN JOS, YET HE WANTS TO BECOME A PRESIDENT OF OUR DEAR COUNTRY. AS A LAW ABIDIND CITIZEN OF NIGERIA, WHICH HE CLAIMS HE IS, IT SHOUDNT HAVE BEEN A BIG DEAL TO OBEY SIMPLE ADVISE.
MAYBE HE IS NOT SCARED BECAUSE THE PEOPLE UNLEASHING TERROR ON THE PLATEAU ARE HIS CRONIES.

Ben 23

Your comment and clarification of what really happened in Jos is very touching. It is very clear that most of us are in the habit of politicizing every incident to suit our fancy. The unreasonable killings going on in Jos is really painful. God vindicated himself on sunday when the two young Fulani boys were blown to pieces as a result of the bomb they intended for christian worshippers.

I have said it in the past and will reiterate the fact that Buhari has nothing to offer Nigerians. Pat Utomi is the best.

Buhari: How time changes

How time has changed for Gen. Buhari, the Head of State from the coup that killed the second republic in Nigeria. I was an undergraduate when Buhari shot himself into office on December 31,1983. He created Decree 2 and 4; decree 2 makes national security the exclusive preserve of the Gen Buhari's perceptiuon. He would have locked up 'everybody' since yesterday's campaign for being a security risk. Decree 4 would have locked up most of the Editors (including Sahara Reporter's) for publishing the truth. Happily for him, today, he is benefitting form the democracy he did not believe in as Head of State and even denied others. How time changes!!! Gen Buhari in 2007 paraded these uneducated, cutlass wielding supporters in Jos under ANPP, and now in CPC they have followed him there. Even if PDP should 'dash' him their Presidential ticket, he cannot attract better supporters. How come he does not have the courage to tell his supporters to your side through violence? I wonder, I just wonder!!!!

Buhari: How time changes

How time has changed for Gen. Buhari, the Head of State from the coup that killed the second republic in Nigeria. I was an undergraduate when Buhari shot himself into office on December 31,1983. He created Decree 2 and 4; decree 2 makes national security the exclusive preserve of the Gen Buhari's perceptiuon. He would have locked up 'everybody' since yesterday's campaign for being a security risk. Decree 4 would have locked up most of the Editors (including Sahara Reporter's) for publishing the truth. Happily for him, today, he is benefitting form the democracy he did not believe in as Head of State and even denied others. How time changes!!! Gen Buhari in 2007 paraded these uneducated, cutlass wielding supporters in Jos under ANPP, and now in CPC they have followed him there. Even if PDP should 'dash' him their Presidential ticket, he cannot attract better supporters. How come he does not have the courage to tell his supporters to your side through violence? I wonder, I just wonder!!!!!!

Buhari: How time changes

How time has changed for Gen. Buhari, the Head of State from the coup that killed the second republic in Nigeria. I was an undergraduate when Buhari shot himself into office on December 31,1983. He created Decree 2 and 4; decree 2 makes national security the exclusive preserve of the Gen Buhari's perceptiuon. He would have locked up 'everybody' since yesterday's campaign for being a security risk. Decree 4 would have locked up most of the Editors (including Sahara Reporter's) for publishing the truth. Happily for him, today, he is benefitting form the democracy he did not believe in as Head of State and even denied others. How time changes!!! Gen Buhari in 2007 paraded these uneducated, cutlass wielding supporters in Jos under ANPP, and now in CPC they have followed him there. Even if PDP should 'dash' him their Presidential ticket, he cannot attract better supporters. How come he does not have the courage to tell his supporters to your side through violence? I wonder, I just wonder!!!!!!

Unfortunately PDP has refused to face the truth!!!

If BB is very popular in the north today, PDP added to Buhari's popularity with the TURN of the NORTH Syndrome which was not managed very well....God unknowingly to PDP made them to make so much noise on concession candidate in such a way that what aught to be an internal PDP issue was magnified nationally. The man on the street completely lost trust on PDP and their mismanagement of the nation economy and see alternative option in Buhari.It seems the internal rubbles in PDP suddenly drifted the eyes of grass root PDP supporters towards Buhari.
The way to go is not to blame a complete gentleman for the sudden woes that fell upon PDP. It is obvious that it will be catastrophe for PDP to attempt to bribe their way or rig election in the north. This is the hard truth.

Unfortunately PDP has refused to face the truth!!!

If BB is very popular in the north today, PDP added to Buhari's popularity with the TURN of the NORTH Syndrome which was not managed very well....God unknowingly to PDP made them to make so much noise on concession candidate in such a way that what aught to be an internal PDP issue was magnified nationally. The man on the street completely lost trust on PDP and their mismanagement of the nation economy and see alternative option in Buhari.It seems the internal rubbles in PDP suddenly drifted the eyes of grass root PDP supporters towards Buhari.
The way to go is not to blame a complete gentleman for the sudden woes that fell upon PDP. It is obvious that it will be catastrophe for PDP to attempt to bribe their way or rig election in the north. This is the hard truth.

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