The chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor, while speaking with media practitioners at a media briefing organized by the presidential communications team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday, the 14th of October, touched on key issues bothering the Nigerian security architecture. Chief among the issues discussed was the role of self-acclaimed bandit mediator, Sheik Ahmed Gumi.
Ace Nigerian Journalist, Babajide Kolade Otitoju, has revealed the name of ISWAP's new leader. Babajide made the revelation while narrating how Al-Barnawi died from the injury he sustained in battle. You may recall that Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, recently confirmed the death of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi.
It's no longer news that, the Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the insurgent group known as Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). However, in this article are five things you need to know about the late ISWAP leader.
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About one week ago, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, announced that the dreaded leader of the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP), Musab Al Barnawi, has been killed. CDS - General Lucky Irabor Musab Al Barnawi
The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Lucky Irabor, addressed the press at Aso Rock in Abuja on Thursday, October 14, 2023. During the press briefing, the military boss addressed a lot of issues relating to security of the country. These are some of the issues addressed by the CDS.
The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, has announced the killing of the newly appointed ISWAP leader, Malam Bako. Monguno revealed this to journalists on Thursday, October 21, 2021, shortly after the National Security Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has been under heavy backlash from Nigerians regarding his interaction with bandits and his clamouring for the criminals to be granted blanket amnesty by the Federal Government of Nigeria. A lot of people, including high profile Nigerians, accused him of being a sympathizer to bandits.
According to a report by Daily Trust, The Nigerian Army has confirmed that West Africa's top ISWAP leader, Al-Barnawi’s is dead. To quote the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor who said to journalists, "He is dead and remains dead".
Gumi playing his part to curb insecurity, the military won't stop him — Chief of Defence Staff Irabor It is quite true that a lot of people have pushed for the arrest of the controversial Islamic scholar Ahmad Gumi but Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has said that Gumi should not be hated because he is playing his part to tame the menace of insecurity in the country and would not be stopped by the military.
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Photo Credit: Google "Gumi Playing His Part To Stop Insecurity" -Irabor Photo Credit: People's Gazette Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has said that controversial Islamic scholar Ahmad Gumi is playing his part to tame the menace of insecurity in the country and would not be stopped by the military.
Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has confirmed the death of the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) , Abu Musab Al-Barnawi. Al-Barnawi was the son of Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf who launched a war against the Nigerian state. Al-Barnawi was previously the spokesperson for the terrorist group before he later became ISWAP leader following the death of Abubakar Shekau.
Many Nigerians love America. It is a benign power. The post WW2 has developed because of the stability the U.S military provided. But the U.S has a fundamental flaw. The Super Tucano deal is one example. It's been less than a month and Nigeria is already paying a terrible price.
Following the series of positive results the Nigerian military has been witnessing lately amid its efforts to eradicate insecurity and insurgency in the country, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has come out recently to confirm that the notorious leader of the ISWAP terrorist sect, Abu Musab is dead.
The Nigerian military chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, had reportedly, confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province jihadist group, as well as the son of the founder of the Boko Haram militant group, Mohammed Yusuf, who was allegedly killed in police custody in 2009, in Maiduguri.
The Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Goni, on Tuesday said about 1,129 square meters of forest reserves and national parks in the country were serving as hideouts for terrorists and bandits. He stated that this was affecting the NPS to effectively meet its objectives which was to protect and conserve the biodiversity in the designated areas.
Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has revealed that the military will not stop Ahmad Gumi, the controversial Islamic scholar known for negotiating with bandits, as he is playing his part to tackle the issue of insecurity in the country. The General revealed this at the presidential villa in Abuja during a ministerial briefing organized by the presidential communications team.
The National Security Adviser to the President, Babagana Monguno, has reported the killing of Malam Bako, the replacement of Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, the head of the Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). Mr Monguno, a retired major general, uncovered this when he tended to State House reporters on the result of the meeting of security chiefs directed by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja, on Thursday.
The Conservator General of the National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim Goni, has disclosed that, about 1,129 square meters of forest reserves and national parks in the country were serving as hideouts for terrorists and bandits. According to him, these forest reserves and national parks, were established for the purpose of protecting and conserving the biodiversity in the designated areas, but it have become hideouts for bandits and terrorists.
File Photo: Al-Barnawi The Nigerian military has confirmed the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the West African Islamic State (ISWAP). "He is dead and will continue to be dead," said Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor. However, General Irabor did not provide further details on Barnawi's death, which was first reported in September.
The Nigerian Army is certainly winning the war against insurgency as evidenced by numerous events in the past months. While thousands of insurgents having been surrendering, numerous more have been killed by gallant troops. In a matter of months, the dreaded Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group lost two of its leaders due to intelligence and tactical operations by Nigeria's security agencies.