• Army: ‘unwarranted attack, breach of peace forced us to kill pro-Biafran protesters’

    Army: ‘unwarranted attack, breach of peace forced us to kill pro-Biafran protesters’

    The Nigerian army has said it shot pro-Biafran protesters on Monday over “unwarranted attack, breach of peace and creation of wide spread panic, tension and apprehension”.

    Sani Usman, deputy director, army public relations, made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Several protesters commemorating the 49th anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Biafra Republic by Odumegwu Ojukwu, were shot across the south-east, resulting to causalities on the side of the military and the protesters.

    But Usman justified […]