The arrest of 2011 election corper killers


IN  a move that astounded many Nigerians, the Bauchi State command of the Nigeria Police recently announced the arrest of  suspects believed to have masterminded the 2011 post-election killings in the state. During the build-up to the election, there was a lot of tension in the polity and the then major opposition candidate, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), had vowed that dogs and baboons would be soaked in blood if the election was rigged. The declaration was widely  characterised as being inflammatory and, sadly, the post-election period was marred by mindless violence.

Six National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members and a number of police officers were killed during the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune