A couple of hours ago, Senator Dino Melaye who is also identified as SDM, took to his Twitter handle and asked a controversial question which has caused a lots of mixed reactions among his social media fans and followers.It is no longer news that terrorists, banditry and unknown gunmen have taken the front line of our newspapers on a daily basis.
The cataclysm of kidnappings and banditry seems to be Nigeria's menace for months especially since the start of 2021.While there have been series of attacks on schools, farmland, travelers, the country's security system has been trampled as bandits and kidnappers keep undermining the civil rule with the effrontery, and exposing the loopholes in our security agencies, thereby unleashing forlornness into the hearts of the masses.
Buhari Under Fire For Begging Bandits To Release Greenfield Students.The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has come under fire on social media for appealing to bandits to release the abducted students of Greenfield University, five of whom have already been killed.
Greenfield University also lost many students when they were abducted by unknown kidnappers.According to reports, these kidnappers abducted some students from the school a few days back.Following the abduction, five of the students were murdered.Parents of the deceased students also expressed their grief at their children's deaths.
It is nothing new that the state of insecurity in the nation seems to be worsening on a daily basis.Banditry, kidnapping, herdsmen clashes, abduction, and murder are now daily news items, this has thrown the nation into a state of emergency.The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has come out to plead with terrorists and criminals to stop the abductions, they also added that abducting Nigerians will not stop the hardships in the country.
The news of the release of the kidnapped students of Greenfield University broke yesterday and it definitely put a smile on the faces of well meaning Nigerians.Days ago, the leader of the deadly bandits gave a threat that if the money he asked for is not paid on Tuesday, then he and his men would kill all the remaining students in their captivity.
Former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria, Chief Femi Fani Kayode has replied the Commander in Chief and the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari in tweet he made asking the bandits to release the abducted students of Greenfield University Kaduna.According to the statement he made on his official and verified Twitter handle, FFK told Buhari that Presidents don't appeal to terrorists, pay them ransom or even negotiate with them.
I was delighted, just like every concerned Nigerian, about the safe release of abducted students of College of Forestry Afaka, Kaduna State.The beaming smiles on the faces of the released college students made my day.A statement by one of the freed students touched my heart.
Read What FFK Said After President Buhari Appeal For The Release Of The GreenfieldUniversity Student
It no longer news that some Greenfield University students were held in captivity by some team of bandits and it has caused a lot of controversies among people and the federal government.However, President Muhammad Buhari has finally reacted concerning the issue as he again appeals for the release of the students of Greenfield University & all other citizens held in captivity.
"Negotiations with bandits for the release of Greenfield University students is ongoing" - Gumi says
Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi revealed today that there is an ongoing negotiation with bandits for the release of the remaining students of Greenfield University who have been in captivity more than two weeks now.The Islamic scholar made this revelation while receiving the parents of the 27 Afaka students on a thank-you visit to his Kaduna residence.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, a well-known Islamic scholar, has promised that the remaining 16 Greenfield varsity students will be released soon.He said talks with the bandits who kidnapped them were still ongoing after they threatened to kill the abductees if a ransom of N100 million was not paid.
Adamu Garba reveals what Buhari should've done, after He appealed for release of Greenfield Students
Yesterday, the Students who where abducted from the college of Forestry in Kaduna were finally released.The students spent more than 50 Years in Captivity, before they were finally set free by the Bandits.After the Students were released, they were a lot of happy Reactions from Nigerians.
The rate of kidapping is becoming extremely alarming in the country, that one truly has to wonder, what exactly is the President and military officials doing about it?In my opinion, it doesn't look like anything is been done, because it's almost becoming a monthly and weekly thing now.
BBC News Pidgin was live today with the Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi.They discussed on the insecurity challenges in Nigeria, especially the abduction of Greenfield University students in Kaduna.Recall that bandits abducted students of Greenfield University few weeks ago.Gumi has been appealing with the government to negotiate with the bandits and know what they want.
Fatima Ibrahim Shamaki one of the kidnapped victims from the Greenfield University in Kaduna State has opened up to Daily Trust News about what she went through at the hands of her abductors.Fatima while speaking to Daily Trust said she did everything in her power to hide her pregnancy because if the kidnappers find out they're sick or have any ailing condition they'll finish off the victim immediately, so out of fear Fatima hid her pregnancy as much as she could while in captivity.
The Nigerian politician and lawyer, Femi Fani-Kayode, who is also known as FFK, has shown his concern over what President Muhammadu Buhari said, in regards to the case of the kidnapped students of Greenfield University, who are still held in captivity.It was recalled that, few hours after the release of the 27 students of the College of Forestry Mechanization in Afaka, Kaduna State, the president, Muhammadu buhari made an appeal for the release of the kidnapped students of Greenfield University.
SOURCE The former minister of aviation and Nigerian politician, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has expressed his opinion towards the recently kidnapped Greenfield students by bandits.In his latest tweet, Chief Kayode quoted President @MBuhari's tweet and also stated his opinion on what the President must do in response to terrorism.
Bandits Kill 7 In Niger State Seven people have been reportedly killed by bandits in Yangalu Community in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State.The bandits were said to have invaded the community in large numbers on motorcycles and shot sporadically to scare away the people.Bandit attacks, which has become a daily occurrence in parts of Niger state, have led to the killing, maiming and displacement of many people.
Today's Headlines: Buhari Begs Bandits to Release Greenfield Students, Tension in Abuja over Herders
President Buhari begs bandits to release kidnapped students The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has come under fire on social media for appealing to bandits to release the abducted students of Greenfield University, five of whom have already been killed.Nigeria President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has appeal for the release of the remaining students of the Greenfield that was earlier kidnapped on 20th April.
Opinion: Pay to Free Kidnapped Greenfield University Students, Since You Have Failed in Providing Security
John Ewah The Nigerian Government cannot be maintaining a stern and sturdy stance against negotiating with terrorists just to look good in the eyes of the international community, while the lives of innocent Nigerians hang on a precipice at the mercy of raving narcissistic psychopaths and raging sociopaths whose sadomasochistic proclivities are only satisfied by the horrors of bloodshed.