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Breaking: Just after fresh attack, Tears hits Plateau as 16 victims slaughtered by herdsmen buried

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Sixteen corpses of those who were killed last Wednesday by suspected Fulani herdsmen at Yelwa Zangam community in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State were buried on Saturday amidst tears and anguish.

Sunday Sun learned that procession with the bodies of the victims, commenced at about 7:30am on Saturday from the Jos University Teaching hospital (JUTH) to the burial ground at the Zangam community was peaceful and full of sober reflection.

Relations of the deceased, who cried and wailed in utter disbelieved as they watch the bodies of their parents, women, children and grandparents lowered into the grave.

Among the 16 corpses buried, five are members of the same family who were butchered and killed by the Fulani bandits.

Sadly, 17 corpses who were roasted like chicken were buried on Wednesday morning shortly after the killings took place. 12 out of the 15 were members of the same family who were luck up in one room, killed and set ablaze.

Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Fr. Polycarp Lubo expressed his displeasure over the mass killings and urged Christians in the state to defend themselves.

He called for calm and urged the youths to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner and channel their energy towards protecting their communities.

Ateker Pada Bitrus, who escaped narrowly lost nine members of his family.

Bitrus recounts his horrible experience in pains as he described the violence unleashed on the community as preventable.

Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Youth Wing, Pharm Mark Moses urged government to rise up to its constitutional responsibility of protecting and defending defenseless citizens.

He said there is need for government and security agencies to prevent future attacks in any parts of the state.

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BREAKING: Many Feared Dead as Unknown Gunmen burn down SSS, police headquarters in Nnewi

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Armed attackers on Sunday set alight the police and State Security Service field offices in Nnewi, witnesses told Peoples Gazette.

The incident occurred at about 1:00 p.m. when hoodlums stormed the offices, overpowered personnel and torched “everywhere,” a witness said.

“The attackers said they don’t want to see any Nigerian flag standing in the area,” a witness, who identified himself as Emeka Onamadu, said.

Figures as to death and injuries could not be immediately ascertained by The Gazette. Spokespersons for the police and the SSS did not immediately return a request seeking comments.

The attack marked yet another escalation of hostilities raging over separatist agitations across the region, as well as attacks by armed herders, cultists and other violent criminals.

Details shortly…

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Chike Akunyili’s death: Killers finally Exposed As IPOB denied Involvement

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A Twitter user identified as @Tutsy22 has revealed the killer of Dr Chike Akunyili in Anambra state.

In a recent tweet post, Adetutu Balogun(Tutsy22) noted that the killer of the Biafran war veteran are those who are “desperate” to steal Anambra.

She continued by saying that IPOB did not kill Dr Chike, adding that the group is only a bait in the hands of the killers.

Recall Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier denied killing Prof. Dora’s husband, Dr Chike Akunyili.
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Checkout reactions coming from Twitter users on the above subject;

“Aunty IPOB did that, finish and claar. Stop telling us what we already know. ….,”
@Ojiemeka1 said.

“I always knew there was something fishy about that story, but IPOB should change the current narrative about them if not true. They don’t seem to be vehemently denying anything,” @Buka_Inc.

“But IPOB needs to organise themselves too and disassociate the group from any form of violence,” @AkinbajTweets.

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BREAKING!!! Gunmen Burn Bus Conveying Passengers To Owerri From Umuahia

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A yet to be identified gunmen has attacked a vehicle transporting passengers from Abia to Imo state.

According to report, the gunmen burnt the bus but the whereabouts of the passengers is not yet known.

Recall,the Indigenous People Of Biafra had earlier announced today which is October 1, Nigerian Independence day as sit at home.

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