Former Militant Leader Asari Dokubo Sparks Outrage with Threats Against Igbo-speaking Community

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. Former Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, has caused a stir on social media after sharing a video where he brandished guns and issued threats towards the Igbo-speaking people in Nigeria.


In the controversial clip, Dokubo claimed that if it weren’t for British intervention, he would have sold the Igbo people into slavery, much like his father did in the past.

His remarks have sparked widespread backlash and mixed reactions online.

Dokubo’s Threats and Accusations Against the Igbo-speaking People:

In the video, Asari Dokubo directed his threats at the Igbo-speaking community, alleging that they were seeking someone to harm them.

He challenged them to observe how they were being continuously targeted and killed.

He went further to question their understanding of their roots and their lack of respect, referencing his belief that his people had once owned the Igbo.

Dokubo also claimed that the Igbo people were facing dire circumstances and mocked them for spreading rumors about a prominent individual running away.


Reactions and Backlash on Social Media:

Following the release of the video, Asari Dokubo faced significant criticism and backlash on social media platforms.

Many Nigerians condemned his statements and expressed their concern about the state of affairs in the country.

Some individuals pointed out the irony of Dokubo’s remarks, highlighting the historical involvement of Africans in the slave trade.

Additionally, there were discussions surrounding Dokubo’s recent visit to President Bola Tinubu and the implications of giving him an audience at the presidential villa.

The Impact of Dokubo’s Comments and Nigerians’ Responses:

Asari Dokubo’s video has ignited a wider conversation about ethnic tensions and the treatment of the Igbo-speaking people in Nigeria.

Some social media users expressed solidarity with the Igbo community, emphasizing their resilience in the face of adversity.

Others debated the political landscape and its role in exacerbating divisions.

Criticism was also directed at the federal government for maintaining a connection with Dokubo, given his open confession about his family’s involvement in the slave trade.



Asari Dokubo’s video, featuring his gun display and threats against the Igbo-speaking people, has caused significant controversy and generated widespread condemnation online.

The incident has sparked discussions on social media about the treatment of the Igbo community and the need for unity in Nigeria.

It remains to be seen how authorities will respond to these developments and address the underlying issues of ethnic tensions in the country.


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