Within our societies and across the social media platforms, there are people who are oblivious of the impending dangers as a result of incessant attacks by hoodlums in the southeastern region of the country. No sane human being should hail or promote violence no matter how he or she disagrees with the political opinions of others.
The former special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has once again spoken. Reno Omokri is one man who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so. According to a tweet he made this afternoon on his verified twitter handle today, he stated it clearly that on September 21, 2021, a presidential aide, Femi Adesina stated that Buhari's led federal government is not interested in naming and shaming Boko Haram sponsors.
Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has explained why the attempted unity between ISWAP and Boko Haram failed to happen. Babajide spoke about the recent reprisal attacks between the two terrorist groups during his interview on TVC News. Terrorism is a vital challenge facing security in the country.
Ace Nigerian Journalist Babajide Kolade Otitoju recently narrated the story of Mamman Nur, the Boko Haram leader who died at the hands of his faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group. Babajide recalled Mamman's death during an interview on TVC News while explaining how the situation in the South-East may have spiralled out of control.
Right from the very beginning of the operations of the proscribed Boko Haram terrorists in 2001, the federal government (FG) has never at anytime given them a breathing space. It has always been clamping down on them. And it was in the course of this that Malam Mohammed Yusuf who founded it was killed in 2009.
The federal government and the Buhari-led administration have been criticized in some cases for the ongoing conflict and insecurity challenges ravaging the country, but Nigerians need to understand that President Buhari has promised to fight corruption and he will fulfill it before his tenure is over. The Buhari-led administration has also been accused of withholding the names and sponsors of Boko Haram from Nigerians.
Bandit And Bokoharam Working Together To Collect Ransom From Buhari Govt. And Reasons They Won't Succeed
According to a report by Peoples Gazette, the United States policymakers has uncovered the secrets dealings of how Boko Haram terrorists operating in the North-East region have been collaborating with armed bandits terrorizing communities across the North-West to collect ransom from the Buhari administration and civilian victims as reported by "The Wall Street Journal reports".
The country's insecurity condition is quite concerning. Boko Haram, Armed Bandits, Herdsmen, and numerous secessionist organizations are all challenges. Boko Haram, on the other hand, remains the country's greatest adversary. Other security threats can be simply dealt with. We could be facing a full-fledged crisis if the Boko Haram insurgency is not well-managed.
[OPINION] Maybe Bandits Should Be Redefined So That America Might Allow Super Tucano To Be Used Against Them
It is no longer news that the entire twelve A-29 Super Tucano Fighter Jets which the federal government (FG) bought from America have all been delivered. After an order for them was made in February, 2018, the first batch of six was delivered in July, while the second one of another six arrived in September.
Nigeria and Turkey have some common problems regarding security. Turkey has a strong defence force that can partner with the Nigerian security forces to uncover the mischievous personalities sponsoring terrorism and other prime crimes across the six geopolitical zones of the country. Turkish security forces were able to push back militants that tried to smuggle into the country after the fall of Syria and other war-torn countries.
Many Nigerians are not happy with the current situation in the country and how their security is not assured in their respective places of residence. This is mainly because of the banditry, kidnapping, and killings that have been carried out unexpectedly by bandits and Boko Haram insurgents.
Assailants suspected to be members of Book Haram attacked a Nigerian military base in Katarko village in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State on Saturday. While one must commend the Nigerian military for their ability to repel the terrorists, reported details of the incident raises two concerns regarding the group.
How El-Rufai's Recent Demand For FG To Declare Bandits As Terrorists Contradicted His Earlier Claims
Amid the worsening issue of banditry going on in the Northern part of the country, the able governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has come out recently to urge the Federal government to designate bandits as terrorists or insurgents. Photo Credit: Daily Nigerian The governor while speaking in a report from Punch noted that such gesture would compel the Nigerian military to attack and annihilate these bandits without any major consequences in international law.
Opinion: What Dr. Uche Failed To Consider As He Advises FG To Pay N25k Monthly To Repentant Criminals
Concerning the recent surrendering of repentant Boko Haram insurgents and bandits to the Nigerian military, the Prelate of Methodist Church of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Uche-Kanu in a report from Daily Post have recently advocated for the payment of N25,000 monthly stipends to these repentant outlaws as a way of preventing more youths from partaking in the ongoing terrorism in the North.
It was reported earlier today that some unknown gunmen attacked a correctional facility in Oyo State and freed some inmates. This particular incident caused several Nigerians to react. Based on that note, a well known human rights activist, Adeyanju Deji decided to react. Adeyanju Deji is one Nigerian who always speaks out when there is a need.
Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, has reportedly received another set of six girls who escapes from Boko Haram terrorists, with one of them pregnant, Newspremises reports. They were said to have been kidnapped at various locations by terrorists during attacks in northeast Nigeria. The girls are aged between 20 to 25 years.
It was recently reported that the a presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina stated it clearly that the federal government has recorded progress in the fight against insecurity in the country. According to report, the presidential aide made this disclosure yesterday, Monday, during an interview with Channels TV.
"Now, our biggest fear in the North-West is that they (Boko Haram) are relocating to the North-West because they are being chased out from the North-East by ISWAP," Governor Nasiru El-Rufai warned. This statement by the Kaduna State Governor clearly indicates the relevance and truthfulness of the saying: "security is everyone's business."
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has claimed that he has not seen a leader as patient, tolerant and understanding as President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister added that running Nigeria is like running a mini-continent because of the large population and diverse ethnic groups.
Embattled Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho has been linked to a Boko Haram sponsor (Surajo Muhammad) by the federal government of Nigeria. According to the findings which was released by a committee set up to investigate him, it was discovered that he received the sum of N127 million from various financiers including a federal lawmaker of the federal Republic of Nigeria.