110 Famers killed on Saturday by Boko Haram insurgents on their farms at Kwashebe Village of the Zambarmari area of Borno State.
Nigeria dropped over 2,000 taxpayers to reevaluate insecurity in the first quarter of 2021, Civil Society Organisations have stated. The Joint Action Civil Society Coalition, consisting of 125 nongovernmental organizations berated the plan of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for its inability to curtail the upsetting security challenges facing the country. The CSOs said this at a joint statement titled, “State of the Country: A Call to President Muhammadu Buhari to halt the bleeding and take action to end the carnage,” made accessible to our correspondents at Abuja on Sunday. They also urged Nigerians to take part in solemn assemblies throughout the nation to commemorate the 4th National Day of mourning and remembrance of victims of mass atrocities on May 28, 2021.
They requested all citizens to boycott all of Democracy Day activities on May 29, 2021, in protest against the deplorable state of the country’s democracy. Part of the announcement read, “After its sharp growth of 43 percent in mass atrocities in 2020, Nigeria has continued to experience a decrease in safety throughout the country.
“From the first quarter of 2021(January to March), we listed an all-time high of nearly 2000 deaths from mass atrocities events throughout the nation.”This week, across the six geopolitical zones, there have been awakened combustions of violence leading to more deaths.
“The CSOs noted they emphasized the several kinds of migraines that were contributing to the loss of lives throughout the nation, in their past joint announcement issued in February 2021. A number of these according to the CSOs, comprise, the unending war at the North-East and attacks on peaceful protesters by security agents while terrorists take out mass rape, murder, maiming, and kidnapping of Nigerians including women and kids.
The classes noted with concern that terrorists were granted amnesty and got compensated by the authorities.” That is tantamount to supporting and funding terrorists, supporting the decimation of Nigeria’s gallant troops and amounts to treason against the Nigerian nation and individuals,” they added. The announcement also cited instances of terrorist herder attacks on unarmed farming communities and reprisal strikes in the face of government inaction and failure to attract the terrorist herdsmen and their funders to justice, due to the loss of innocent lives. Other cases they mentioned were”Large scale terrorist attacks in the North West irresponsibly labeled by the authorities as banditry in an effort to downplay their criminality.
“Additionally, the BBC reported that taxpayers said that 100 were murdered in Shadadi city in the Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State on Wednesday. The British moderate, however, said that the 100 may comprise abductees. The report in part, “Many residents of Niger State at Central Nigeria told the BBC which gunmen attacked their cities on Wednesday, killing several people and kidnapping over 100. The Wednesday assault came only days after Governor Abubakar Bello verified that Boko Haram was busy in his condition.”The worst impacted by the most recent assault is Shadadi city in the Mariga Local Government Area in which eyewitnesses state tens of thousands fled after what occurred.
“As stated by those in Shadadi, those killed in the Wednesday assault attained 100 though the Niger State authorities haven’t proven to deny that the amount, they’re compiling amounts
“Even though the Niger State authorities had failed to offer a figure a week, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, stated through a lecture hosted by Lagos established Pastor, Ituah Ighodalo, he had been advised from the Niger State governor that over 40 individuals were abducted at Agaie community, among those cities assaulted.
El-Rufai had stated, “What’s occurring in Zamfara and Katsina countries is a lot worse than what’s happened in Kaduna State. I talked to the Senate of Niger State only a few minutes ago and he explained that 40 people were kidnapped in Agaie yesterday (Wednesday).”