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Arise News correspondents confirmed that the rumour of a second attack on Enugu village filtered round and got into social media. And the Biafran youths decided not to take it for granted, so they were battle ready for self defense.
From the early hour of today, the rumour became ticker to the extent that some schools were closed. Then the social media was used to warn the residents of Umuchigbo, where the attackers were suspected to be targeting. As soon as the so called Fulani Herdsmen arrived fully armed. The battle ready Biafran youths faced them. According to the source who spoke to Arise News, the IGP, Mr Solomon Arase was in Nimbo over the previous attack, when these bokoharam operating in the name of Fulani Herdsmen arrived Umuchigbo. The counter attack from the youths repelled the terrorists.
The casualty figure was put at 4. Though some villagers scampered for safety but the youths have been able to bring the situation under control.
Mr Smart who spoke to Arise News correspon…

The War Has Already Started.

When Tor Tiv and his village was sacked, Governor Suswan mobilized police, soldiers, DDS, NCDSC, etc to have a first hand knowledge of what took place. On his way, the soldiers stopped and told him that a call from higher authorities ordered them to turn back. They also advised The Governor to abort his mission. So, they left the team. The Governor proceeded with a handful of police and DSS. On getting close, they came under attack. The shooting lasted for over an hour with the intention of killing The Governor, before he was smuggled out. Four lives were lost from his escort. The Governor openly said that it was a clear genocide program against his people. Since then, no probe and no comment from the authorities.

When the people of Southern Kaduna and Plateau State were continuously decimated, some indigenes claimed to have seen men in camouflage garb, and their shootings were professional. Who are these men and from where did they get the guns? Most of the attacks emanated from neigh…

Police abandoned us during herdsmen invasion – Enugu community

Fidelis Soriwei, Ihuoma Chiedozie, Femi Makinde and Peter Dada

The people of Ukpabi Nimbo, a community in the Uzo-Uwani area of Enugu State, which was attacked by Fulani herdsmen on Monday, have blamed security agencies for failing to act on “credible” information they provided before the attack.

The villagers, who said this when the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, visited the community on Tuesday, stated that they were abandoned even after they alerted security agencies to the plan to attack them.

The General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General Attahiru Ibrahim, and the Commissioner of Police, Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, were also in the village on Tuesday.

Security was beefed up in the community during the visit, with heavily armed military and police personnel positioned at strategic locations.

A community leader, Dr. George Ajogu, who spoke on behalf of the people of Ukpabi Nimbo at the village square, said the villagers were not taken unawares by the…