Members of the national youth service Corp have asked the Federal government to re-deploy them from the north, their reason being that they are not ready to die. One of the deployed Corp members revealed to Sahara reporters that their reason for asking for re-deployment is because the north isn't secure at the moment due to the high rate of kidnapping, banditry, and terrorism going on in the north, most of the Corp members complained bitterly that the federal government isn't providing the necessary things they need including security to protect them in case Boko Haram terrorists decide to launch an attack on their camp, but it seems the FG is turning a deaf ear to their plea.
Police Arrest Teenager who killed 2 bandits Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters A 13-year-old boy, trained by bandits to use AK 47 rifle, has been arrested by Katsina Police Command, for killing two suspected bandits in the forest. Abdulkarim Mati, the minor, was an errand boy to bandit leader, Ardo Nashaware, who resides in Birnin Magaji forest, Zamfara State according to Gambo Isah the spokesman for the Katsina police command.
Unlucky herdsmen reportedly arrested on their way to Lagos checkout the weapon they were caught with
Another set of suspected northern herdsmen have been reportedly arrested by angry protesters in Ondo state. The suspected herdsmen were heading to Lagos with some locally made guns which they hid in the car transporting them to their location, according to Sahara reporters the protesters in Ondo spotted their vehicle and noticed the vehicle was occupied by mostly northerners, they suspected them to be the Notorious herdsmen and had to stop their vehicle, they insisted on searching the vehicle and when they eventually searched the vehicle, locally made guns were recovered from the vehicle.
The Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has recently disclosed his plans when he eventually leaves office in 2023. Following the report from Sahara Reporters, President Buhari revealed that he will be going back to his cattle herding and livestock farming when his tenure expires in 2023 because he had some cattle in his farms that will keep him busy when he steps down from power.
1. Governor Bello Speaks On Nation-Wide Protest The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on Thursday, 11th June, 2021, has warned protesters who are insisting on protesting on June 12 that they should not protest in the state and that anybody who is captured will face the wrath of the law of the country.
Protesters in Ondo State capital, Akure have a bus conveying Northerners to Lagos State from Gombe State. The suspects were intercepted during ongoing protests in Ondo State carried out by several residents who disapprove of the current state of the nation. Below are the items recovered from them –
Residents of a community in Abia states have fled following the invasion of armed forces who are looking for a suspected member of the Eastern security network(ESN) who allegedly shot one of them. Just recently, reports stated that a member of the Eastern security network(ESN) was involved in a brawl with a security operative and in the process, the ESN member shot the operative and then fled.
1) Police attack protesters in Abuja Source/Photo credit: Sahara reporters On Saturday morning, some Police officers obstructed a June 12 protest in the Gudu area of the Federal Capital Territory. According to report, the policemen stormed the area and started firing tear gas canisters. The protester, mainly youths, who chanted"Buhari Must Go", "Say no to injustice", scamper safety when they heard the sound of gunshots being fired into the air, and that ended the peaceful protest which started around 8 am.
Today's Headlines: 60 People Killed in Recent Attacks on Zamfara Communities, Why I Told Sanwo-Olu to Tell Lagosians to Walk - BUHARI
Gunmen suspected to be bandits have recently killed over 60 people in renewed attacks on some villages in Magami district, Gusau local government area of Zamfara state. The gunmen, who in large numbers came on motorcycles and stormed the villages and started shooting sporadically. Sahara reporters reported that "yesterday, bandits attacked Year doka village here in Magami district, Gusau local government area, the neighboring village came and killed over 60 people while others escaped into the forest"
The June 12 protest is currently taking place in most parts of the country, the protesters have been marching peacefully as they state their demands. However, even as the protesters carry out their protest in a peaceful manner, there has been some reported cases of arrest by security operatives.
Youths in Oyo State have storm Ibadan, Mokola roundabout with a peaceful protest and according to Sahara Reporters, the Oyo State security agencies has given a warning to the youths of Oyo not to come out to protest on Democracy Day which is on June 12th, 2021 which is scheduled for Nationwide protest concerning the ongoing situation in the country but the youths kept a deaf hears to the security operatives directives.
The police have disrupted the ongoing "Buhari must go" protest in the Gedu area at the F.C.T. According to reports, the youths who were protesting "Buhari must go" and chanting "Say no to injustice" fled for safety as members of the Nigerian police force attacked them with teargas.
The National Association of Nigerian Students [NANAS] have cancelled their June 12 protests because they don't want it hijacked by politicians. The NANS President Sunday Asefon revealed this while speaking on channels television as he said "some politicians with different agendas different opinions from ours have concluded plans to hijack our protest, having considered the current security reality and the dangers of our members incase of possible hijack, I in consultation with our members therefore cancel the june12 protest.
Men of the Nigerian police force were allegedly seen firing teargas canisters as some Nigerians who were protesting at different locations in Abuja. The June 12 protesters had gathered at their respective locations to stage the much anticipated protest against insecurity, bad governance and other anomalies in the country.
Today's Headlines: June 12 Protests Kicks Off In Abuja, Heavy Police Presence In Lagos Ahead Of Protest
June 12 Protests Kicks Off In Abuja Sahara Reporters has shared pictures showing the June 12 protest in session. In the photos shared by the news outlet, protesters were spotted carrying huge banners with the hashtag "Buhari Must Go" and "Revolution Now". Here are the pictures below;
June 12: US sends warning message to citizens in Nigeria The United States Mission in Nigeria has warned it's citizens in Nigeria to exercise caution during the June 12 protest. Photo credit: Sahara Reporters. It was contained in a demonstration alert posted on the Embassy's website on Friday.
Today, Nigerians are already on the street embarking on the June 12th protest. This Protest is to bring to an end the uncountable death in the country, the insecurity and Terrorism ravaging our country. According to Nigerian Activists, the June 12th Protest will be a remarkable one that must bring a change to the country.
According to reports, the group leaders of #IStandWithBuhari Protesters in Abuja were seen in a heated argument while trying to share monetary resources meant for the organising the protests. The arguments took place at Unity Fountain in Abuja, Sahara claims. There are protests currently ongoing across Nigeria with different demands.
Abubakar Malami has reportedly said no Twitter user in Nigeria will be Prosecuted or arrested. This statement that was made by Abubakar Malami has been generating different reactions on the internet since today. Sahara reporters had earlier reported that Abubakar Malami Said the federal government would prosecute and arrest any Nigerian found using Twitter.
The capital of Nigeria, Abuja, seems to have seen turbulence today as Police and SSS officials, allegedly attacked peaceful protesters in the city, leaving many mixed reactions on social media. Today being June 12 2021, was earlier declared a day set aside for Nigerian youths to protest against bad governance.