BREAKING: Soldiers invade F.C.T Abuja over planned invasion by Shiite One-million-march


Soldiers from the Guards Brigade Nigerian Army have barricaded all the entry and exit routes into the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), over the planned one million march by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), in the nation’s capital.
The soldiers have also created snap check points in various parts of the FCT, to ensure the Shiite members do not have access into Abuja.
Daily Sun gathered that the soldiers are also conducting a condone and search operations on virtually all vehicles coming into Abuja from Abaji, Gwagwalada, Zuba, Bwari, Dutse, Keffi, Kuje, Mararaba among other entry routes.
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Military sources told Daily Sun that the Shiite members are in their hundreds, and have so far been confined to the Suleja axis. The source who does not want to be mentioned in print, also said the soldiers along the police and other security agencies are on red alert to ensure the protection of innocent residents of the FCT.
The commander Guards Brigade, Brigadier General Musa, when contacted told Daily Sun that the brigade was on top of the situation and called on residents to cooperate with the army and the various security agencies to curb the menace of the group.
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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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