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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If this report is true, then

If this report is true, then it is irresponsible behaviour on the part of the Police Force. How can they claim that for security reasons, they don't want a rally when from this report, the rally would have been peaceful but for some heartless and compromised police men trying to protect their own egos or maybe that of their principal.They have proven to be the security threat they claim to be preventing.They did it in Port Harcourt and now they do it again.What is wrong with these people?

buhari is a despot

lawless man...

Police brutality

It is sad killing this innocent people that came to show support & love for democracy & to their presidential flag bearer of the CPC GEN MUHAMMADU BUHARI RTD. It is sad that our security personnels can allow themselves to be used this way. Now, what if this man becomes the new head of state, what class of loyalty will you show or say to him?

henceforth no more rallies???

The disengeniuos police should have also prevented a Jonathan rally for fear of violence.
Henceforth no more rallies by all even the Guv and all abi?
See how authorities erode all trusts??

6 people jus die like dat?

6 people jus die like dat? Wat a country. Trust me, it ends there. We masses dey suffer oooo. Watchin NTA network news now. It didnt even make d headlines. How we regard human life.

Why?????????????

They told him not to come to Niger, they told him not to come to Ibadan, Gombe and Adamawa told him not to come. Why is PDP doing this? Who has he injured from the opposition. GEJ should come out and condemn this or we will hold him responsible

Change has Come to Nigeria

This is sad, very sad. Goodluck Jonathan is on a free fall. Why will he condescend so brutally low?

Nigerians, let's wise up. Don't only not vote for him. Make it a personal responsibility to canvass for 100 people to dump PDP.

The tender mercies of the wicked are cruel

A Sharia Trumpeter Arrives In Jos

Obviously, I am not of the opinion that Buhari stage a rally in Jos, whereas he is a chief sponsor of Muslim radicals that make up literally less than 2 percent of the state population unleashing terror on the rest of the people. He is a sharia preacher and should him had his way the whole country could be forced to implement SHARIA. He refuses to condemn this acts of terror, instead called it leadership problem..

BUHARI VS PDP GOVERNORS

WHY IS THAT WHERE EVER BUHARI IS GOING FOR HIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE ESSTOPED BY THE POLICE.IS IT A DEMOCRACY WE ARE OPERATING OR AUTOCRACY? THEY STOPPED HIM IN NIGER,OYO,ADAMAWA AND PLATEAU STATE RESPECTIVELY.EBONYI STOPPED ANPP.

Bastards!!!

May God punish them for killing innocent people. Whether their paymasters like it or not, Buhari will be President next month, God willing.

Police Kill Six at CPC Rally

The Nigeria Police better learn from what is happening to oppressive forces in other parts of the world. It is coming to a time when people no longer fear police brutality and extra-judicial killings. They better learn that the people would no longer be suppressed. That brutal murder of innocent citizens by the police in Jos while shielding more pronounced terrorists in other parts of the country. The force should also know that the world has grown past that dark age when they can kill unnoticed. Every little secret is now available to the public and these days the world does not forgive, forget or pardon indiscriminate official killings. The more they kill, the more committed people become to the impending change. No amount of intimidation by way of arrests and killings can deter the people. these will only heighten the feeling. Let the force move with the changing times that demand civil approach to issues not the use of brute force.

What's wrong with the Nigeria Police???

What's wrong with the Nigeria Police???

Crime control equals zero, Crowd control equals zero, Corruption control equals zero.

What then can they control?

The election hasn't taken place, we already lost count of people that lost their lives, if care isn't taken, this election might sweep away the whole country!!!

God forbid!!!

GEJ scared of Buhari

This is a clear indication that the GEJ campaign organization is seriously scared of Buhari. Buhari is giving them a run for their money, but do they have to condescend this low by using zombies we call police? Its a big shame that our ruling party is so uncivilized. Buhari, carry on, you are the man we are waiting for.

hmmmm polity heating up as

hmmmm polity heating up as april nears...

GEJ is gonna lose...

GEJ, continue your animal behavior. This year will be different, you will be going back to the creeks very soon....

Nigeria is our own not only useless PDP

useless bad thin called goodluck will be try for munder very soon, let them continue KILLING innocent people, blood suckers OBJ, FOOLS

Nigeria Police at its best

All hail the Jonathan's Dogs for doing their best again, killing people to prevent them from attending a rally and they can pay others to attend their own rally.
Its a known fact that Jonathan has a blood sucking demon around him that sucks human bloods where he goes, is he trying to spill blood on Buhari.
Jonathan is a failure, its an act of insanity to do the same thing again and again to expect a different result, enough of PDP, enough of Jonathan.

PDP OPERATIVES ARE CAUSING VIOLENCE

The pdp operatives cause violence everywhere Buhari goes and then turn around and blame it on the People's General.

All this innocent blood is on the head of that good for nothing party.

They don't want a huge rally because they're afraid of the numbers that will turn out. Those who numbers will make their rigging impossible later during the election.

The more they try to supress Buhari, the more popular they make him.

Over the years they've not been able to bring peace to Jos. It is now that Buhari is coming that they suddenly woke up and want to bring peace. As it turned out, they ended up bringing violence to what was supposed to be a peaceful rally.

PDP YOUR TIME IS UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SANI MAMMAN

NO PARACHUTE NOR UNBLELAH CAN STOP THE WILL OF THE ALMIGHTY
NO UNBLELAH CAN STOP THE WILL OF GOD
NO MORTAL CAN STOP THE WILL OF GOD
WE ARE READY FOR PDP MISCHIEF FROM TILL THE POLLS ARE ANNOUNCED

SAI BUHARI/BAKARI
2011

Wether you like am or you no like am....

"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"
Wether the "Umblerrah" people like it or not, change has come to Nigeria

Is this what actually

Is this what actually happened? The truth and nothing but the truth?

Change has come to Nigeria!!!

Wether the forces of retrogression like it or not change will surely come to Nigeria!

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