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MILITARY

Sheik Gumi Reveals How Military Action Against Bandits Will Make Them More Like Boko Haram

Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, recently delivered an elaborate write-up concerning the activities of bandits in the north. In it, he talked about how the problem started and suggested to the government the best way forward in putting an end to the crisis; he warned against military intervention and advocated for an amnesty deal, instead.

  2 months ago ago
Sheik Gumi Reveals How Military Action Against Bandits Will Make Them More Like Boko Haram

MILITARY

4 Things Sheik Gumi Has Gotten Wrong About The Bandits So Far

Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, is someone who has constantly received backlash from Nigerians as a result of his unpopular opinions regarding bandits. In the past couple of months, Gumi has raised eyebrows and sent tongues wagging with his advocacy for amnesty for the kidnappers and killers, as well as the claims he made about them which ultimately turned out to be wrong.

  2 months ago ago
4 Things Sheik Gumi Has Gotten Wrong About The Bandits So Far

MILITARY

Statement By Sheik Gumi That Suggests He Wants Operation Safe Corridor For Bandits

Controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, recently released a statement via his Facebook handle, where he chronicled the beginnings of the activities of northern bandits and went on to make recommendations on how the problem can be tackled. This was done in the face of the ever-worsening issue of kidnapping and killings perpetrated by the criminals in the north of the country.

  2 months ago ago
Statement By Sheik Gumi That Suggests He Wants Operation Safe Corridor For Bandits

POLITICS

Why Samuel Ortom Should Stop Attacking FG And Start Working With Them To End Insecurity In Benue

The verbal attacks by Governor Samuel Ortom against the federal government has been one of the trending news on social media platforms. The outspoken politician and People's Democratic Party chieftain has been blasting the federal government for the insecurity bedevilling Benue State and the entire northern region. (Photo Credit - BBC)

  3 months ago ago
Why Samuel Ortom Should Stop Attacking FG And Start Working With Them To End Insecurity In Benue

POLITICS

Governor Ortom's Claim About Bandits Being Foreigners Builds On Previous Speculations

The question of the nationality of the bandits is one that has gotten two major answers from diverse sources. One, as propounded by the controversial cleric, Sheik Gumi, is that the criminals are desperate Nigerian Fulani who resorted to banditry in order to survive. It is for this reason that he has continued to advocate for amnesty for them.

  2 months ago ago
Governor Ortom's Claim About Bandits Being Foreigners Builds On Previous Speculations

MILITARY

2 Consequences Gumi Revealed That Declaring Bandits As Terrorists May Have

Islamic Cleric, Ahmad Gumi, has advised the federal government against accepting the demand to declare bandits as a terrorist group. Calls to do so have been made by different Nigerians. To underscore how serious the demand is, Speakers of the 36 States in Nigeria demanded that the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government should declare the bandits as terrorists.

  1 month ago ago
2 Consequences Gumi Revealed That Declaring Bandits As Terrorists May Have

MILITARY

Opinion: How Sheik Gumi's Comment On Bandit Escape May Strengthen Military Action Further

In the ongoing war against banditry in the Northern part of Nigeria, people have naturally taken sides in the affair. While some stand in support of continued military bombardment and assault on the criminals, others, most notably the controversial cleric, Sheik Gumi, have adamantly stood against it, opting for amnesty instead.

  2 months ago ago
Opinion: How Sheik Gumi's Comment On Bandit Escape May Strengthen Military Action Further

MILITARY

OPINION: Why FG Should Go After Gumi Because Of His Latest Controversial Comment About Armed Bandits

Nigerians have come to regard Sheikh Ahmad Gumi as someone who tends to intervene when bandits are affected in one way or the other. Image credit: The Whistler Although, Gumi also played a key role in the release of some victims abducted by the gun-wielding bandits in some Northern States especially students.

  2 months ago ago
OPINION: Why FG Should Go After Gumi Because Of His Latest Controversial Comment About Armed Bandits

MILITARY

Dialogue With Bandits: 3 Reasons Sheik Gumi's Suggestion Will Not Be Effective

Despite all the atrocities committed by the bandits in the northern part of Nigeria, controversial Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has continued to advocate for negotiation to be used in dealing with them instead of military action. He recently solidified this stance in a lecture at Ahmadu Bello University, where he insisted on dialogue being used with the criminals.

  1 month ago ago
Dialogue With Bandits: 3 Reasons Sheik Gumi's Suggestion Will Not Be Effective

MILITARY

End To Banditry: Has Sheik Gumi Placed Education Over Amnesty?

The problem of kidnapping and banditry is one that has reached unprecedented heights in recent times in Northern Nigeria. Even as the military has been deployed to checkmate their devious activities, the bandits have continued to fight back and prove themselves formidable. In the midst of all this, the controversial Islamic cleric and scholar, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has made a name for himself for his tendency to defend the outlaws.

  2 months ago ago
End To Banditry: Has Sheik Gumi Placed Education Over Amnesty?

EDUCATION

From Graduating As A University Student To Becoming An Akara Seller, The Amazing Story Of A Man

Ayobami at work Recently, the story of a Nigerian graduate of political science who studied at the University of Nigeria surfaced on the internet, and one thing to note about the graduate is that he had jettisoned the ideology of searching everywhere for a white-collar job and rather resolved to fry Akara on the street.

  2 months ago ago
From Graduating As A University Student To Becoming An Akara Seller, The Amazing Story Of A Man

EDUCATION

See 6 Nigerian Universities With Highest First–Class Graduates In 2020

Universities With Highest First – Class Graduates The 2019/2020 academic sessions saw some Nigerian universities produce a high number of First-Class graduates. The Covenant University, a private university, led the pack with a record 215 First Class graduates out of a total of 1,580 graduands in the last academic session. While many would argue that such high number of distinctions could only be possible in a private institution where school fees have hit the roof and assessment models are more flexible,

  1 year ago ago
See 6 Nigerian Universities With Highest First–Class Graduates In 2020

POLITICS

Opinion: President Buhari Should Arrest Sheikh Gummi For These 3 Reasons

Statements from a prominent Islamic scholar, Shiekh Ahmed Gummi, about insecurity in Nigeria is getting to a point where it can cause damage to the unity of Nigeria. For this reason, I opine that President Muhammadu Buhari should order for his arrest and investigation before things get out of hand.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: President Buhari Should Arrest Sheikh Gummi For These 3 Reasons

SOCIETY

Armed Fulani Men In Buses Arrested In Oyo State.

Fulani men are at it again. Some armed Fulani men teamed up themselves in buses on the street of Oyo state. Unfortunately for them, they were arrested with the weapons. The men of Operation Burst in Oyo State have arrested the armed men who were said to be Fulani men. The arrest was made in Ibarapa area of the state. The armed men were said to have stormed the area just few hours after members of Amotekun group carried out raid on kidnappers’ hiding places in that particular area. The armed men were believed

  10 months ago ago
Armed Fulani Men In Buses Arrested In Oyo State.

SOCIETY

Widow Forced to Drink Bathwater of Husband's Corpse in Anambra gets Government Support

A 34-year-old Ms. Chioma Asomugha from Ubahuekem in Ihiala, Anambra state said that her in-laws forced her to drink the bath water from the body of her deceased husband. According to her, her in-laws suspected that she killed him, and drinking water proved her innocence or guilt.

  5 months ago ago
Widow Forced to Drink Bathwater of Husband's Corpse in Anambra gets Government Support