Nigeria: Terror against the People

Featured image: Nigerian drones; Source: bbc

Murderous State’s drone attack kills at least 88 in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna, Nigeria.

At least 88 people have been confirmed dead after what officials and media calls „a mistaken army drone attack” on a religious gathering, the Mawlid al-Nabi (the birthday of Prophet Muhammad), in the northwest of Nigeria. This murderous attack is part of a series of cynically so-called „mistakes” in the war of the Nigerian regime against the people.

Even more casualties are to be awaited, while the children, women and elderly who have been slaughtered are already buried. At least 66 people were injured, how they were treated remained unknown. During the last few years about 400 civilians have been killed by airstrikes, while the military usually stated it was targeting „armed groups“.

The last victims of the State’s terror were killed Sunday night by drones. Nigeria’s military often conducts bombings as it desperately tires to drawn in blood the uproar and rebellion that have turned Nigeria’s north for more than a decade into a disaster of the old State.

This year’s January, 39 people were killed in Nasarawa and in December 2022, as well, dozens were murdered in Zamfara. Nigerian officials use the same pretext to “explain” the terror and bloodshed they execute against the people as the genocidal Zionist do – rebels were allegedly sheltering among civilians using them as human-shields. Sinking in its and imperialism’s general crisis it is on the contrary the regime that deliberately tries by any means necessary to maintain the semi-colonial and semi-feudal conditions and its bureaucrat-capitalist-big-landlord-State, country-selling lackey of imperialism.

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu ordered “a thorough and full-fledged investigation into the incident.” Bitter lies. Even more cynical was the attendance of the Chief of Army, Taoreed Lagbaja, for praying at the graves with other representatives of the old society. Such “investigations” are often and will be this time supposedly shrouded in secrecy and their outcomes are never known. For the people it is obvious, that the old regime is guilty and the recipe will be presented sooner or later. Even imperialist institutions and therefore their tools, mainly of Yankee-imperialism, like Human Rights Watch clearly state that there is “no justice” in Nigeria. Amnesty International concluded, the people “are the ones paying the price”.

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