Sometime last year, November to be precise, there was an announcement that some Nigerians have been convicted in Dubai following their links with the dreaded terror group, Boko haram in the country.According to the information, as shared by The Daily Trust newspaper, some of the accused persons were initially tried and convicted in 2018 following their initial arrest in 2017.
Examining The Reasons Femi Adesina Gave For The Government's Unwillingness To Name Terror Financiers
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said that the Buhari administration is not interested in naming or shaming the financiers and sponsors of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the country. The presidential aide, who stated that while featuring in the Monday edition of the Channels Television program, Politics Today, added that the government is rather interested in bringing the terrorism sponsors to justice.
Six Nigerian Citizena were convicted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for wiring $782,000 to insurgent group Boko Haram. The Nigerians include Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu who got life imprisonment, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, AbdurRahman Ado Musa, Bashir Ali Yusuf and Muhammad Ibrahim Isa, who got ten years each. The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Finally addressed the issue on representing the Federal Government. She said: “they can approach the Supreme Court if they
Joe Igbokwe is identified as a politician and the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources. He has responded to a report claiming that six Nigerians have been captured in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for financing Boko Haram radicals in Nigeria. The report uncovered that the six were captured for supposedly tracking down the feared guerilla bunch with the amount of $780.000, adding that the appellate court maintained the conviction in the wake of losing a previous appeal to a lower court.
Copied from the tweet of @abikedabiri 1. "6 Nigs convicted in the UAE for wiring $782,000 to Boko Haram. Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu got life imprisonment.while Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, AbdurRahman Ado Musa, Bashir Ali Yusuf and Muhammad Ibrahim Isa, got 10 years.They lost their appeal." 2. "They can approach the Supreme Court if they so desire , as we continue to appeal to Nigerians all over the world to desist from crime and criminality" 3. "The case had been in court since 2015 ." These tweets didn't