Former governor, two senators under police watch for suspected links with Boko Haram

Ali Ndume, a Borno Senator, senator was arraigned in 2011 for alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram.
Ali Ndume, a Borno Senator, senator was arraigned in 2011 for alleged sponsorship of the Boko Haram.

The suspects allegedly have links with the Boko Haram sect

Three influential men, suspected to have links with the extremist Boko Haram sect, are being investigated, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, said on Wednesday in Abuja.

The men include former governor of Borno State, Ali Sheriff of Borno, and two serving senators, Ahmed Zanna, and Ali Ndume.

Mr. Abubakar disclosed this while fielding questions from reporters shortly after declaring open a conference of departmental police heads – zonal and state Criminal Investigative Departments, CIDs.

He pleaded with the public to cooperate with the police, saying they should not hesitate to come forward with information that could help the police to prosecute the three men.

“We cannot take anybody to court without ample evidence” he said. “Investigators need evidence to pursue their cases. So we need assistance. This is one of the many reasons for this conference today.”

The Peoples Democratic Party Senator, Mohammed Ali Ndume (Borno South,) agreed to knowing the spokesperson of the dreaded Boko Haram sect terrorizing Northern Nigeria from a base in his state in November last year. He however denied any link with the sect.

Mr Ndume was arrested following statements made by a Boko Haram spokesperson, Ali Sanda Umar Konduga, aka, “Usman Al-Zawahiri” to the State Security Service.

Mr. Konduga alleged the lawmaker, who is still standing trial, was a supporter of the group.

On Thursday, October 18, 2012, the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State announced it raided the Maiduguri residence of a ‘serving Senator’ and arrested one Shuaibu Bama, an alleged top member of the Boko Haram sect who it had declared wanted.

The following day, Mr. Zanna addressed journalists in Abuja admitting Mr Bama was his nephew, but that he was not arrested in his house. He also denied any link with the sect.

The senator alleged that Mr. Bama was arrested at the residence of “an ex-governor” along Rabi Road, GRA, Maiduguri, alluding to Ali Modu Sheriff.

Mr. Zanna alleged that former governor Ali Modu Sheriff was instrumental to the emergence of the sect.

But the former governor denied the allegation, saying the sect began operations long before he became governor.


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  • Mpitikwelu_na_Ugwu_Awusa

    Its obvious that these Borno thugs have turned their local problem into a national crisis. No doubt with the aid of 2011 losers.

    • Mamman Lawal

      You are quite right, these people have nothing to offer other than violence. No wonder that Gideon Orka wanted them out of Nigeria! I wish he succeeded.

      • abubakar

        @Mamman lawal if orka had succeeded wallahi u will ve been a victim?

        • Mpitikwelu_na_Ugwu_Awusa

          You are right, lazy malu. No free money.

    • NAGODI_1

      GOOD OBSERVATION MPITI, NOW DEAL WITH IT NATIONALLY!

  • NAGODI_1

    THERE IS NO BODY IN THE NORTH WHO IS A MUSLIM WHO DEOS NOT KNOW AT LEAST ONE BOKO HARAM MEMBER. I KNOW SEVERAL BOKO HARAM MEMBERS BEFORE AND EVEN AFTER 2009, THEIR MOSQUE IS ABOUT ONE KILOMETER FROM MY HOUSE. THEY PRAY AT UNUSUAL TIMES AND THAT WAS WHY THEIR CALL TO PRAYER WAS DISTINGUISHABLE FROM ALL OTHER MOSQUES. BOKO HARAM WAS NOT A SECRET ORGANIZATION, MOST POLITICIANS IN THE NORTH KNOW THE GROUP LEADER LATE YUSUF BECAUSE THEY HAVE WIORKED WITH HIM DURING THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW. EVERY MUSLIM KNOWS THE OBJECTIVES OF JASLDWJ (B/H). IT IS THE ORGANIZATION THAT REPLACE BOKO HARAM AFTER THE KILLINGS OF 2009 THAT MOST OF US DONT KNOW. THIS ORGANIZATION HEADED BY SHEIKH SHEKAU IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT FROM THE BOKO HARAM THAT WE ALL KNOW.
    THE GOVT HAS TO STOP CHASING SHADOWS AND SEEK A NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT WITH THE SHEKAU GROUP. THOSE WILLING TO HEAR LET THEM HEAR THAT THERE WILL NEVER BE ANY LINK BETWEEN ANY NORTHERN ELDER, NORTHERN POLITICIAN (SERVING OR NOT) OR NORTHERN TRADITIONAL RULER TO THIS NEW BOKO HARAM UNDER SHEKAU.
    IN 2011 THE FIRST SUICIDE BOMBER THAT ATTACK THE POLICE HEADQUATERS WAS AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSMAN. HE LEFT 6 MILLION NAIRA AS TRUST FOR HIS YOUNG SONS. ONE CAN ONLY IMAGINE HOW MUCH HE LEFT FOR BOKO HARAM GIVEN THAT HE WAS WILLING TO GIVE UP WHAT HE VALUES MOST FOR THIS CAUSE, HIS LIFE. BEFORE THE ATTACK ON THEM IN 2009 BOKO HARAM AS A GROUP HAS AMASSED A FORTUNE FROM NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BY ITS MEMBERS. THAT FORETUNE IS ENOUGH TO SEE THEM THROUGH THIS CRISIS WITHOUT HELP FROM ANY QUATERS. THEY DONT BELIEVE IN THE BANKING SYSTEM OR OUR CURRENCY SO THE MONEY IS VIRTUALLY UNTRACEABLE.
    IT DOES NOT COST MUCH TO CONTRUCT AN I. E. D. TERRORISM EXPERTS HAVE CONCLUDED THAT IF A TERRORIST GROUP SPEND $1, OFFICIAL AUTHORITY WILL HAVE TO SPEND $1 MILLION TO MATCH THE IMPACT. JUST IMAGINE A CHURCH WAS ATTACKED IN KADUNA, A NORMAL RESPONSE WILL BE TO SECURE EVERY OTHER CHURCH IN KADUNA STATE AT LEAST . THAT IS WHAT NIGERIA CONFRONTS TODAY. WE HAVE A GROUP THAT IS MORE COMMITTED TO THEIR CAUSE THAN THESE THIEVING POLITICIANS AND SO CALLED MILITARY BRASS ARE TO NIGERIA.
    THIS IS A LOST BATTLE. THE SOONER WE REALISE THAT THE LESS PEOPLE WILL HAVE TO DIE OR LOSE LIMB IN THIS CRAZY FIGHT. NEGOTIATE UNCONDITIONALLY NOW! I DONT CARE WHAT ANYONE WILL MAKE OF THE NEGOTIATION AT THE LEAST SPLIT THE COUNTRY SO THAT WE KNOW WHAT REGION WILL HAVE TO SETTLE WITH BOKO HARAM.
    THE THESIS THAT BOKO HARAM IS AFTER GEJ HAS COST A LOT OF LIVES, ITS A FAILED THESES. BOKO HARAM HAS A FATWA ON ONLY ONE PRESIDENT, YARADUWA, EVEN AFTER THE KILLING OF THEIR MEMBERS BY GEJ THEY ARE YET TO DECLARE HIM FAIR GAME. I JUST HOPE SOMEBODY OUT THERE IS LISTENING.

    • Jamilu Bukar

      Nagodi_1, if at all that is your name, I think you must either be a member of this terrorist gang or a sympathizer. Your assertions about the arrest of Bama in Zanna’s are to say the least mishievious and a great disservice to the nation and all the victims of these terrorists acts. Zanna granted an imterview to VOA Hausa in which he preferred Boko Haram terrorists than JTF because in his words “Boko Haram killed only 500 while JTF killed over 7000 people”. For your information, I also listened to the BBC Hausa programme in which he reduced the number to 3000. There is nowhere the JTF spokesman say what you alleged. In fact he was passionate about Ndume’s comment on the way forward. Zanna on his part wanted the JTF to leave so that they could solve the problem locally. What was going in mind was like, where was Zanna all this while? Was he out of the country and now he is back he would take charge? I recorded everything. By the way, why is Maiduguri so quiet with the arrest of Bama in Zanna’s residence? The truth is that you people are really sick and heartless. Contrary to what you said, the activities and membership of Boko is kept secret. I can swear with Holy Qur’an that I don’t know any and the moment I see one, I will report to the security agencies. Please save us these callous killings and wanton destructions by these terrorists by reporting them.

      • NAGODI_1

        YOU OBVIOUSLY LISTENED TO A DIFFERENT BBC INTERVIEW. I HOPE YOU WILL RECALL A PROMINENT WOMAN IN THE INTERVIEW WHOS THREE NEPHEWS WERE KILLED ATTACKING COL. SAGIR IN TEARS. SHE SAID THERE IS VIDEO EVIDENCE OF THAT ATROCITY. COL. SAGIR DID NOT ASK FOR THE VIDEO OR ACCEPT HER COMPLAINT NEITHER DID HE SHOW ANY REMORSE OR ANY PLANS TO INVESTIGATE. THAT PROMPTED SENATOR ZANNA AT THE END TO SAY THAT WE NOW KNOW THAT THE JTF WERE KILLING PEOPLE ON ORDERS OF THE GOVT.

        I DONT KNOW WHERE YOU COME FROM BUT FOR THE PEOPLE OF MAIDUGURI THEY WILL VOTE FOR BOKO HARAM INSTEAD OF JTF EVEN TODAY. THERE IS NOT ONE CALLER IN THAT INTERVIEW PROGRAM THAT DID NOT SAY THE SAME THING THAT BOKO HARAM CAN ONLY DREAM OF KILLING THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE JTF KILLED.

        YES IT IS TRUE, BOKO HARAM KILLS IN HUNDREDS BUT JTF KILLS IN THOUSANDS. THIS CALLOUS DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE ESPECIALLY BY A GOVT CHARGED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY OF PROTECTING THE PEOPLE LED TO THE MASSACRE OF 2009 THAT BROUGHT US TO WHERE WE ARE TODAY.

        I PROMISE YOU THAT THE JTF KILLINGS CAN ONLY LEAD TO MORE PROBLEMS.

        I DONT BELONG TO BOKO HARAM, I DONT SHARE THEIR VIEWS OF ISLAM, I CONSIDER THEIR VIEWS EXTREEM AND UNREASONABLE, I HAVE FOLLOWED WITH KEEN INTEREST THE DEBATE (OR MUQABALAT) BETWEEN THE LATE SHEIKH YUSUF AND MALAM ISA ALI BAUCHI ON THE ONE HAND AND THE LATE MALAM JAAFAR MAHMUD WHO PAID WITH HIS LIFE ON FRIDAY INSIDE HIS MOSQUE DELIVERING PRAYERS. THIS HAPPENS LONG BEFORE YOU GUY ARE INTERESTED IN BOKO HARAM. I BELONG TO THE JAAFAR SCHOOL OF THE AHLIL SUNNAH MOVEMENT. WE MOURNED OUR SHEIKHS, BROTHERS AND SISTERS LONG BEFORE BOKO HARAM BECAME A NATIONAL ISSUE. I BEING THE VICTIM OF BOKO HARAM WILL NEVER MAKE ME LOSE SIGHT OF THE TRUTH THAT WAS WHY I COMDEMNED THE YARADUWA GOVT FOR WHAT THEY DID IN 2009.
        THE MOST DANGEROUS SIDE OF THIS CRISIS IS THAT SOME ARE OUT TO MAKE A FORTUNE WITH IT SO ANY REFERENCE TO THE GENESIS OF THE PROBLEM OR HOW TO TACKLE IT PEACEFULLY IS RESISTED BY LABELLING THOSE WHO PROPOSE PEACE AS BOKO HARAM JUST LIKE SENATOR ZANNA. I AM NOT SURPRISED YOU CALLED ME BOKO HARAM.
        THERE ARE THOSE (MOSTLY SOUTHERNERS) WHO BELIEVE BOKO HARAM STARTED IN 2011 BECAUSE OF GEJ. THE PRESIDENT MUST ABANDON THE THOUGHT THAT BOKO HARAM STARTED DURING HIS REGIME. NO! BOKO HARAM FINISHED THEIR TRAINING AND PREPARATIONS IN 2011 JUST WHEN GEJ BECAME PRESIDENT. IT DOES NOT MATTER WHO WAS PRESIDENT THEN HE WILL HAVE TO FACE THEM. TREATING BOKO HARAM AS A POLITICAL RATHER THAN A RELIGIOUS INSURGENCY WILL CONTINUE TO COST US LIVES AND LIMBS.

        • Amos

          I have read all youe comments here, and it seems as though you are hell bent on pacifying the sect, instead of bringing them to book for what they have done to the innocents. The burning question in my mind now is: What is the difference between a religious insurgency and a political insurgency? Are they not children of the same father? Are you trying to say that if they are successful in their enterprise, they will spurn political power? What is the aim of a religious insurgency in the context of what is going on today? Are you saying it is a jihad? Could there possibly be a jihad without a political aspiration to dominate the conquered? In history, there has never been a Jihad with no political implications

          Southerners know that the Boko Haram has been active for sometime before GEJ was elected. But we are also aware of the fact that their activities have intensified since.

          • NAGODI_1

            I WANT GEJ TO SEPARATE THE BOKO HARAM FROM THE PRESENT POLITICAL SET UP IN THE NORTH. THEY HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS AND TRADITIONAL ESTABLISHMENT IN THE NORTH. IF HE UNDERSTANDS THIS THEN HE WILL CLEARLY SEE WHAT BOKO HARAM IS, AN AUTONOMOUS RELIGIOUS GROUP AKIN TO THAT OF THE LATE MAITATSINE BUT MUCH MORE SOPHISTICATED THAT MAITATSINE AND CONSISTING PURELY OF NIGERIANS UNLIKE MAITATSINE MOVEMENT THAT IS LED BY A CAMEROUNIAN. THIS LACK OF CLEARITY OF VISION AND KNOWLEDGE OF BOKO HARAM IS WHAT HAS COST THE LIVES OF ALL NIGERIANS THAT DIED IN THIS CRISIS.

            THE GOVT SHOULD KNOW THAT IT IS VERY CLEAR NOW THAT THEIR IS ONLY ONE DEFENSE AGAINST A SUICIDE BOMBER, DISSOCIATION. THIS IS THE LESSON AMERICA LEARNT IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN. THERE MUST NO POINT OF CONTACT BETWEEN JTF AND BOKO HARAM. THERE IS PRESENTLY NO POINT OF CONTACT BETWEEN THE COALITION FORCES AND THE AFGHAN POLICE, ARMY, SS ETC. THE GOVT SHOULD ALSO KNOW THAT IT CANNOT DEFEND CHURCHES OR MOSQUES AS THE LATEST ATTACK IN KADUNA SHOWS, ALSO THE ATTACK ON SOME PROMINENT NORTHERN EMIRS IN MOSQUES. TO DEFEND CHURCHES CONCRETE BLAST WALLS ARE NEEDED. I DONT THINK WE HAVE THE MONEY TO DO THAT.
            “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable,
            must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes THE TRUTH IS TO CHANGE OUR THINKING ON BOKO HARAM. LET US UNDERSTAND THEM, LETS GO INTO THEIR PSYCHOLOGY TO GET FACTS THAT WILL LEAD TO A RESOLUTION OF THIS QUACKMIRE.

          • Amos

            How can you say that Boko Haram has nothing to do with the political,
            religious and traditional establishment in the North? It flies in the face of
            the article we are commenting on. Even a complete novice with an objective mind
            could not come to this conclusion.

            As for their political connections, those members of the sect that have been
            captured and jailed have shown that they are in bed with the politicians. They
            kill people in their Churches and claim that it is for Allah, they blow up
            Churches week after week and no one bats an eyelid. Yet a silly movie made in a
            in a far away land by Non-Nigerians is enough to galvanize the North into mass
            protests and murder of Christians.

            The Northern traditional establishment has always been very powerful, in general
            more powerful than what is currently obtained anywhere in the South. Are you
            now trying to tell us that they have suddenly gone impotent to the extent that
            they are not aware of what is happening in their own backyard? I beg to differ.

            Trying to manipulate us into thinking that or that section of the society in
            innocent does not help. All it does is to foster a ‘not me gov’ attitude, when
            it is clear to see that the malaise runs deep in the Northern establishment.
            Please take some responsibility and put your house in order.

    • Mpitikwelu_na_Ugwu_Awusa

      You are obviously on a long thing. If we withdraw JTF, who protects the civilians? Who protects the christians in Borno? Buhari and Ciroma must be defeated by the JTF.

      • NAGODI_1

        BUHARI AND CHIROMAS HOUSE AND WHEREABOUTS ARE KNOW IF ONLY WE HAVE A PRESIDENT NOT A WHIMP AND A MORON!

        • Easy

          You sound well informed about the genesis and activities of
          this crazy gang. One might be tempted to see you as the mouth piece of the group.
          Tell me is the President the one killing Christians as they worship? Of course
          not, and you know this. It is your brothers and fellow travelers in the sect
          that are doing all the killings. Indeed, Buhari and his cohorts must be
          rendered harmless by the task force.

          • NAGODI_1

            ITS A COMMON LABEL NOW FOR EVERY ONE WILLING TO HAVE A DIFFERENT OPINION OF THE CRISIS THAN THE OFFICIAL GOVT POSITION. I WAS A BOKO HARAM VICTIM BACK IN 2007 WHEN YOU WERE DINING AND WINING IN THE SOUTH. SO I CANNOT BE THEIR MOUTHPIECE. I CONDEMN THEIR ACTION IN THE SAME BREATH THAT I CONDEMN THE EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS BY JTF THEY ARE THE SAME ACTIONS-TERRORISM!
            ON BUHARI THE JTF NEVER VISIT HIM IN DAURA, NO GOVT PROSECUTOR HAS BROUGHT HIM BEFORE ANY JUDGE FOR COMPLICITY IN BOKO HARAM. SO WHAT IS GOING ON? DOES THE GOVT HAVE NO EVIDENCE AGAINST HIM? OR IS JONATAHN AFRAID OF BUHARI?

          • Easy

            I hope that you have nothing against wining and dining. It is the ultimate
            relaxation after a hard days work. Plenty of Nigerian Muslims that I know indulge
            quite willingly. Sorry to hear that you were a victim of Boko Haram, but I
            hasten to add that in some of your comments one could never be justified in
            entertaining this notion.

            Buhari in his quest to protect his loot has contested the election many
            times. He has positioned himself as an avenger for those easily swayed by Boko
            Haram and their evil gospel. In this connection he has made a calculation that
            in the current state of the nation if GEJ came after him, he would play the martyr. As we all know the Nigerian courts system is a joke.

        • redeem

          thought u had some brains left in yr boko haramic head–why are u calling the president a maron and whip–

    • redeem

      boko haram leader Shekau openly declared that he will personally kill President Jonathan–in his maiden broadcast after the kidnap of the chibok girls–I just hope and pray that such does not happen-cause if it does-it would be too bad for the fulani north- the boko haram war is about installing and planting the fulani hegemonic tree around the north–now they have a new political platform to achieve their objectives via APC–Nonetheless the killing gotta to stop-

  • NAGODI_1

    “On Thursday, October 18, 2012, the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State announced it raided the Maiduguri residence of a ‘serving Senator’ and arrested one Shuaibu Bama, an alleged top member of the Boko Haram sect who it had declared wanted.” THIS RAID ON SEN. ZANNA TOOK PLACE A WEEK AFTER HE ATTENDED A BBC HAUSA SERVICE INTERVIEW WITH COL. SAGIR MUSA THE JTF SPOKESMAN. COL. SAGIR MADE IT CLEAR IN THAT INTERVIEW THAT THE JTF WAS UNDER ORDERS TO DO WHATEVER THEY WERE DOING. INFACT HE SAID THEY HAVE THE ORDERS IN THEIR POCKETS AND THAT JTF WILL NOT INVESTIGATE ANY ALLEGED ATROCITY BECAUSE THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT ONE PERSON WAS KILLED WRONGLY BY THE JTF. THE SENATOR THEN MADE THE MOST IMPORTANT COMMENT THAT THE GOVT MUST WITHDRAW THE JTF FROM MAIDUGURI. THERE AND THEN I ENVISAGED THE WORST FOR SENATOR ZANNA. I WAS OF THE OPINION THAT HE WILL DIE IN ACCIDENT INVOLVING JTF. THANK GOD THEY SETTLED FOR THIS BLACKMAIL.
    FELLOW NIGERIANS THIS IS THE MOST DANGEROUS PHASE OF THIS CRISIS FACING OUR COUNTRY TODAY. IN 2011 I WARNED THAT IF THE NIGERIAN PEOPLE ALLOW THE NIGERIAN ELITE TASTE THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT OF INSECURITY AND UNACCOUNTABLE AND UNLIMITED CASH, THEN NIGERIA WILL NEVER KNOW PEACE. A NORMAL NIGERIAN WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT THE CALL BY THE SENATOR FOR THE WITHDRAWAL OF JTF WILL CAUSE THE SOLDIERS TO CHEER AS THEY CONTINUE TO LOSE OFFICERS AND MEN IN MAIDUGURI. WRONG! THE RANK AND FILE WILL DEFINATELY CHEER BECAUSE THEY ARE AT THE RECEIVING END BUT THE OFFICERS WHO MAKE UNACCOUNTABLE BILLIONS IN ABUJA WILL PERCEIVE THIS AS A GRAVE THREAT FROM AN IMPORTANT QUATER THAT MUST BE SELENCED TO SHOW AN EXAMPLE. THAT IS WHAT IS AT THE ROOT OF ZANNA’S TRAVAILS.
    THE INTERESTING PART OF THIS FRAME UP WAS THAT THEY TOOK A BOY FROM ZANNA’S HOUSE TO LEAD THEM TO THIS SO CALLED “BOKO HARAM COMMANDER”. ZANNA CLAIMED THAT THE LEAD TEAM WERE ANGRY WHEN ONE OF THE SOLDIERS SAID THAT HE KNOWS THE HOUSE OF THE ACCUSED. ZANNA FURTHER ALLEGED THAT THE BOY WAS ARRESTED IN MODU SHERIFFS HOUSE. ALL THESE ALLEGATIONS WERE NOT DENIED BY THE JTF, NEITHER DID THEY PROVIDE DETAILS OF THE ARREST AS THEY PROMISED THEY WILL.
    FURTHER THE ARRESTED “B/H COMMANDER” IS A DRUG ADDICT AND A POLITICAL THUG PROBABLY WORKING FOR THE RIVAL SENATOR MODU SINCE HIS UNCLE HAS DRIVEN HIM OUT OF HIS (UNCLE’S) HOUSE.
    IT TOOK SEVERAL DAYS FOR THE JTF TO CONTACT THE SENATOR. THE FUNNY PART WAS THAT THE SSS SENT A TEXT MESSAGE TO THE SENATOR INVITING HIM FOR AN INTERVIEW. THIS SHOWS THE IMPORTANCE THEY GAVE TO THE CASE. ONE WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT A GOVT WILLING TO HIDE THE HEALTH STATUS OF THE FIRST LADY WILL EXERCISE CAUTION AND FIRST ARREST ALL MEMBERS OF THE SENATOR HOUSEHOLD, INCLUDING THE SENATOR, CONFIRM IF THE SUSPECT WAS A BOKO HARAM MEMBER, INVESTIGATE THE LINKS BETWEEN THE SENATOR AND THE BOKO HARAM MEMBER AND THEN BASED ON EVIDENCE, MAKE A STATEMENT TO THE PRESS.
    THEY PROMISED TO PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ARREST OF THE BOKO HARAM “COMMANDER” AND TO THIS DAY NO DETAILS.
    NIGERIANS MUST UNDERSTAND THAT WHAT HAPPENNED TO ZANNA WAS SIMILAR TO WHAT HAPPEN TO BABA KURA FUGU AND THE OBJ INNITIATIVE. IT WAS THE SAME THING THAT HAPPEN TO SHEIKH DATTI AND HIS MOVES TO MEDIATE BETWEEN THE GOVT AND BOKO HARAM. SOME PEOPLE IN A POSITION TO MAKE A FORTUNE IN THE CURRENT CRISIS THROUGH THE COMBINED TACTICS OF SCARING THE PRESIDENT AND ACTING AS DEFENSE CONTRACTORS AND EXPERTS ON THE ONE HAND, AND PROVOKING BOKO HARAM TO EVER MORE VIOLENT AND DEADLY ATTACKS WHILE FRUSTRATING EVERY EFFORT AT PEACEFUL SETTLEMENT ON THE OTHER, ARE BENT ON SEING NIGERIA PLUNGED INTO CIVIL WAR WHERE THEY WILL MAKE MORE FORTUNES. THIS MATTER IS FURTHER AGGRAVATED BY THE DIFFICULTY THESE SAME PEOPLE FACE NOW IN THE USUAL AREA OF MAXIMUM WASTE, THE FUEL SUBSIDY SCAM.

  • Sabo Eke

    So you want the public to do your work! Work for which you are paid for by the government! Incredible! The IGP should resign. Let them find somebody who is serious and capable to do the job!

    • redeem

      He has outlived his usefulness–the IGP and the Dasuki including Gusau should get the hell out of that place–APC wants Ali Sheriff to be dealt with–cause he is not fulani like them-after falling out with tinubu-he is now a target–boko haram is a fulani jihadist outfit-the ex governor has nothing to do with boko haram-rather its the present governor who is in charge of boko haram-

      • Allergic to retrogression

        Am tired of responding to Morons like you but allergic to your kind of contradictions, and permit me to say no thanks to freedom of speech or electronic media where people like you, Reno Omokri, Reuben Abati, Labaran Maku, Dumbo etc. are not held accountable for their false and unguarded utterances. BH was purely started, led by Kanuris with more members from that ethnic group and most active in their states. A PDP serving senator and an ex-governor are principal suspects under a PDP led federal government, how do you drag Fulanis and APC into this if not by sheer bigotry? Have you forgotten declarations of the late NSA Azazi and OBJ (all PDP) on same issue? Stop your blind fellowship of the evil and incompetent Dumbo as the game will soon be over by God’s grace.

  • Innocent

    This is a part of the Boko Haram menace that is a low hanging fruit for the government. If they are willing to do the right thing, all these politicians should be jailed for anti state activities. When you take away the political Boko haram, the criminal and religious forms will be easier to deal with.

  • Easy

    I will only believe it when I see the bastards under police escort to prison.