Did History Repeat Itself? See 5 Things That Repeated Itself In The Asaba Massacre & Lekki Massacre.
A massacre is an indiscriminate and deliberate brutal slaughter of many people. It is considered morally unacceptable especially when it is perpetrated by a group of political actors against defenseless victims. In light of this, I will be talking about the Asaba massacre of 7th October, 1967 and the Lekki toll gate massacre of 20th October, 2020. Did you notice the similarities? Okay, let's continue. Both massacres were carried out on the Nigerian soil on unarmed Nigerian civilians. Black And White Photo Of
On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, Nigeria witnessed a horrific massacre at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Several reports claim that several Nigerians were shot dead and scores left injured. In Nigeria's history, there have been about 37 massacres against citizens of Nigeria. However, here is a list of some massacres in Nigerian history: 1. Asaba Massacre The Asaba Massacre occurred in October 1967, at the start of the Nigerian Civil War. On October 5, 1967, the Federal troops tore through the city of Asaba, Delta
Here is a list of top five acts of massacre in Nigeria history- Including the Lekki toll gate Massacre. 1. Asaba Massacre 2. Odi Massacre 3. Ogamiana Massacre 4. Zaria Massacre 5. Lekki Toll Gate Massacre Asaba Massacre: During the period of Nigerian Civil War from the History where as much as 5,000,00 Nigerians were killed either direct acts of war or as a consequence of war. It was brought from History that Asaba Massacre was happened in October 1967. In August 1967, the biafran troops was pushed back by Nigerian