â€śThe incident occurred in early hours of Saturday along Adim road. It is the people of Usumutong that killed the victims,â€ť he alleged, explaining that â€śbecause of this trouble, the Ebom people pass through Adim to Ebom and that is where Usumutong people went and ambushed and killed the duo and had their heads cut offâ€ť.
He said the pastor was from Assigha in Yakurr local government area while the cyclist was from Ebom in Abi local government area of Cross River. He further stated that the people of Assigha came on Saturday and collected the headless body of their sons to their place for burial.
According to him, the pastor was living in Ebom and had his church there, â€śHe was going to his village when the incident occurred. His people came on Saturday and collected his headless body for burial.â€ť...
I was looking around for some information on the internet about the Nigerian police problem. This didn't seem to be a Muslim attack on Christians, just a criminal attack on Christians.
Some in Nigeria are using a Neighborhood Watch on steroids.
The Conversation wrote: What we can learn from communities in Nigeria on how to improve security....
First, the associations driving the crime prevention efforts declare nearly everything, including private spaces, as subject to community inspection and oversight.
It is true that community associations could be intrusive of private spaces and might even be dictatorial. They can walk into your house and demand to search it. They could ask you to evict your tenants if their conduct compromises security.
But citizens seem not to mind such intrusion, claiming that intrusion for the sake of security is better than privacy with insecurity....
excerpts from, "What we can learn from communities in Nigeria on how to improve security"
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While some would say great, let's use it in Chicago đź‘Ť I'm sure criminals and others would quickly point out this idea violates the American Constitution. đź‘Ž
Nigeria does need to do something different though