Gen. Buhari writes on abducted Chibok girls, calls Boko Haram men mindless bigots


Gen Buhari

Gen Buhari

Former Head of State and chieftain of the All Progressive
Congress APC, yesterday released a statement on the missing
Chibok girls. In the statement, he said Boko Haram men are
mindless bigots who are not followers of God. See his
statement below…
Over the past few weeks, the abduction of the
school girls
at Chibok, Borno State has underscored
the threat we have been facing as a nation in recent
times from the actions of misguided persons
masquerading as adherents of Islam.
Our hearts are with families who have lost loved
ones in this cycle of senseless violence. We also
empathize with the parents of children whose
daughters are in the custody of a group of
anarchists. Continue…
That horrific video posted on the Internet is a clear
manifestation of the mindlessness of the bigots. It shows
them for whom they are, such men cannot threaten nor
should they be allowed to violate our sovereignty. It is clear
from what they profess that they are not followers of
God. They do not mean well for our country and her
citizens. I am a Muslim, I am versed in the teaching of
Christianity and I understand both religions to seek peaceful
co-existence of all humanity.
I wish to reiterate that there is no justification whatsoever
for this unrestrained disregard for the sanctity of human
life. It has no place in the Holy Quran and neither does it
have a place in the Holy Bible.
Let these people know that the entire civilized world is
united against their terrorist act. We are grateful to the
world for standing by Nigeria at this trying time. We hope
and pray that the young ladies will be reunited with their
respective families in the days to come.
While the Federal Government and the nation’s Armed
Forces are working to ensure citizens’ safety under the
present situation, we believe that more could still be done
to ensure the safety of Nigerians and the Nigerian nation.
We are therefore glad that the Federal Government has
accepted international support in the search for the
missing girls and for an end to the insurgency in parts of
the country.
I fought for a united Nigeria. In my old age, I want my grand
children, your grand children, our youths and indeed all
Nigerians to benefit from a prosperous and united country
devoid of sectarian violence whether home grown or
imposed on us from outside.
Now is not the time to play politics. Now is also not the
time to trade blames and amplify our ideological differences.
The unity of Nigeria is not negotiable and nothing should
divide us as a people. I therefore urge all Nigerians at home
and in the Diaspora to support the country in her effort to
bring an end to this attack on defencelesscitizens and
indeed a united nation.
We must put aside all other considerations and ensure that
our country Nigeria pulls together now so as to recover our
sovereignty. After all, we all know that Nigeria is the ONLY
country we have that we can call our own.
God help and bless Nigeria.
Thank you.
GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI, GCFR
May 8, 2014

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The Jonathans’s: There is God


Nigeria's first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan

Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan

I watched Mrs Jonathan’s meeting on Channels TV and came
away with more than mixed feelings.
As I watched this important gathering that Mrs Jonathan had
pulled together on the back of lack of results in the case of
the abducted school girls of Chibok in Borno State, my
immediate impression was that, chai, with the right handling,
this lady could be a good leader. And since we are already
being led, or must be led by a Jonathan, we are probably being
governed by the wrong one.
Then, lamentably, Mrs Jonathan veered off and went the
way of…well…Mrs Jonathan. She began to want to conflate
matters and lay the wrong emphasis on the wrong things.
But, doesn’t matter; Mrs Jonathan had done something that, in
the beginning, was certainly right; something that needed to
be done and should have been done long before then. Through
her small meetings, Mrs Jonathan managed to upstage her
husband and, in fact, achieved in a couple of days more than
the President and his security chiefs have achieved in damn
near three years. Her intervention was more dynamic and
shone more light on some pertinent issues – not like the
occasional photo of talk-shop we get from the President.
Sometimes, a leader just has to lead; period. Mrs Jonathan, in
her own garrulous way, did just that at the end of last week.
She had dragged before her some of the dramatis personae in
this whole sordid Chibok matter. Through her effort, we can
now see that there has been a method to Boko Haram‘s
madness all along. We now know that apart from churches,
Boko Haram appears to have been deliberately targeting
schools with largely Christian students or in largely Christian
populated areas.
Through Mrs Jonathan’s effort, we also found out that the
governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, despite West
African Examination Council’s (WAEC) advice to the contrary,
deliberately left the school (a State school) open for exams
and therefore left it vulnerable to what subsequently befell
those girls. Mr Shettima refused for the students to be
moved to relatively safer examination centres in Maiduguri.
Instead, he wrote to WAEC assuring them that adequate
security will be provided for the school. Obviously, adequate
security wasn’t provided; look what has happened! You can
begin to see why Mrs Jonathan veered off tangent and gave
in to her more impulsive, antediluvian and suspicious side.
This should give all of us a pause. The rest of us and Mr
Jonathan need to rethink our approach to this menace.
Furthermore, I was shocked to hear the President say that we
do not have a modern army. We don’t? What then has been
happening to all the billions that go into Defence budgets
every year? So, in a way, I was relieved to learn that the
Americans are coming to help us out. At this point, any help
would be better than what has obtained for three long
weeks. However, it would be best if the Americans assist
from the ‘rear’ so that their humanitarian intervention doesn’t
turn into another theatre of good versus evil confrontation.
My guess is that the cowardly Boko Haramites are still holding
on to the school girls in the forest as human shields. What an
ordeal!
And this is why I disagree with Ms Iyabo Obasanjo who in a
recent open letter to Boko Haram likened that group to a
revolutionary one.
I don’t know whether Ms Obasanjo’s take was informed by
her ongoing walk down the cathartic path, but to christen
Boko Haram a revolutionary group sounds too close to
blasphemy. If anything, Boko Haram is the military arm of one
half of the exploitative and thieving cabal that holds Nigeria
down. Their current campaign is directed squarely at the
people – the exact opposite definition of a revolution. After
maiming and killing fellow citizens, their leaders can often be
found cooling off in the inner recesses of the mansions and
guest houses of cabal members.
This is why I spit whenever I hear another one of their
leaders carp that Jonathan should not seek re-election
because of his lack of vigour in combating insecurity in the
country. This is coming from the same people who told us
that they will make the country ungovernable. It is like a
tenant who lets into the house his sticky-fingered prodigal
son only to turn around and blame the gateman for his missing
briefcase.
Their Boko Haram has taken up arms against the State, not in
a revolutionary fervour but to criminally avenge an election
loss. Do revolutionaries drive past schools of the privileged,
head for schools for ordinary folks and gun down sleeping
students in their beds? Do revolutionaries drive past opulent
mansions and other obscene edifices of graft and go bomb a
motor park for the exclusive use of ordinary folks? I don’t
think so.
It really burns me that Mr Jonathan continues to refuse to pick
up the sponsors of Boko Haram. What really is stopping him?
I don’t at all understand this kind of leadership model.
So I found Mrs Jonathan’s effort and contribution (which
sadly later degenerated into a spectacle) in unravelling this
national heartbreak refreshing. We just wish Mr Jonathan
could be more like her in some aspects.

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Asiri Dokubo says ‘No Girls Are Missing, Chibok is a Scam’


I am confused at this but it might be true. Asari Dokubo says the missing girls in chibok is a a scam. He took of to the social media to express this views.

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Video released by boko haram claiming to “sell the girls” – Download


Earlier this morning I posted something similar, now have gotten the video. Let me break it down.

The leader of Boko Haram sect, Imam Abubakar Shekau,
released a video today in which he claimed responsibility for
abducting the Nigerian school girls, and said he will soak all
Nigerian soil with Christian blood, and Muslims opposing them,
whom he described as infidels.
The video lasts 56 minutes and 58 seconds, and shows Iman
Shekau speaking from a script, surrounded by heavily armed
fighters, backed by an armored personnel carrier, and two
other armed vehicles.
Iman Shekau said, “I am the one that took your girls. Are you the
one that created the girls? I will sell them in the market. I have
my own market of selling human beings. It is Allah, the owner
that instructed me to sell. I will sell the girls.”
And he added, “It is Allah that instructed us, until we soak the
ground of Nigeria with Christian blood and so called Muslims
contradicting Islam. After we have killed, killed, killed, and get
fatigue and wondering on what to do with smelling of their
corpses, smelling of Obama, Bush and Jonathan worried us
then we will open prison and be imprisoned the rest. Infidels
have no value.”
234 Nigerian schoolgirls, aged between 15-18, were abducted
from a remote school in Chibok village, Borno State, in
Northeast Nigeria on April 15. The girls and young women came
from schools in Izge, Lassa, Ashigashiya and Warabe to do
final exams because other the schools were shut in Borno
state because of attacks by Boko Haram.
Iman Shekau said the sects friends are those in Afghanistan,
Mali, Yemen and Pakistan, and not those Arabs who just
bragged with their colors but deal with Americans and the
West. Shekau said there is slavery in Islam, contrary to his
critics, noting that Prophet Muhammed took slaves during Badr
war in Hejaz region of western Arabia in present day Saudi
Arabia.
Shekau said, “Just because I took girls in Western school they
are worried. I say they (the girls) should desert the school.
They should go and marry. Stupid people. Talking about human
rights and democracy. Nonsense. People that are doing same
sex marriage and saying they are leaders.”
And he added, “I will imprison Jonathan’s daughter, any one
that turn to Islam will be saved. For me anyone that embraces
Islam is my own. Stupid Jonathan, you will be surprise. Until the
land is soaked with blood.”
Later he said, “This is a war against Christians and democracy
and their constitution, we have not started, we will be in
Abuja, and in your state. This war is against Christians, I mean
Christians, generally the infidels. Allah says we should finish
them when we get them.”
Shekau boasted in the video that he has no business with
infidel’s money, “I have no time with your trillion. I am working
for Allah and will die for it. No one can stop me. You killed
Mohammed Yusuf. Are you not saying he is even better than
Shekau? Even if you kill me, other fighters will rise better than
me, I am nothing and worthless before Allah who I am working
for. You are sitting with Christians and saying we are one,
saying there is no difference. We are not one with infidels.”
Later he said, “It is a lie, in fact you suppose to wash and re-
wash a plate Christian eats food before you eat as Muslims.
You know all these things and you are contradicting Islam. Are
Christians the people we should play with? They killed us in
Shendam, Zangon Katab and all the places. It is either you are
with us or you are with them, and when we see you, we will
harvest your neck with knife.”
He cursed Islamic political leaders the late Malam Aminu Kano,
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, and Islamic scholar, Usman Dan
Fodio as infidels for working and accepting democracy and
constitution, and added, “We are not ignorant of all that
happened.”
The mass abduction three weeks ago, and the Nigerian
military’s failure to rescue the girls and young women, has
roused national and international outrage with protests in
major cities in Nigeria, and across the world.
A number of girls have escaped who said their captors
identified themselves as Boko Haram.
Nigerian Police Commissioner, Tanko Lawan told reporters the
number of escaped girls is 53.

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Letter to Mr President: Where are our Girls?


2 weeks on, they are in a location only God knows

2 weeks on, they are in a location on God knows

Alawode Peter, Jambite and Political writer. Winner at Lagos State Internal Revenue Essay and Mike Okwonkwo Essay.
Dear Mr President and to whom this may concern.
It would be cynical of me if I claim I don’t know what’s trending in the mind of every average Nigerian and the international world at large with a syndrome of sympathy. So would it be a white lie if our president, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan also claims he’s uninformed of the 234 girls currently in the den of religious fanatics and heartless humans who decided to take girls, young enough to be their daughters from a simple exam of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on the 15th of April 2014, to become arithmetical weddings to imbeciles and stupid incarnate’s of the extremist islamist sect, Boko Haram who believe these girls shouldn’t be in school but be in the kitchen and on the beds of their cruel masters as sex slaves.
It would dawn on me and you that where our girls where kidnapped, Chibok L.G.A in Borno State is a land where we beg parents to send kids to schools. Now they have sent them, but all they get is what can make some hate schools for life. If going to school is a crime, let us know, so our daughters won’t get kidnapped again. When we were in school, as able government students, we were thought that its the obligation of the government to protect the life of its citizens, if this is what they call protection of life’s, then they must have studied the wrong topics. We are talking or 234 Crying mothers here, over 2000+ crying family members here, over 70,000 inhabitants of Chibok living in fear and over 180 Million Nigerians fighting for justice.
We Nigerians have taken to any means possible to make our voice heard, social media, news bulletins, peaceful protest and so on but it seems we have been speaking to stones as our cries have yielded no result. The hash tag #Bringbackourgirls and #Whereareourgirls are being use on twitter by angry but yet powerless Nigerians to voice out their distress. It makes me cry the more when I remember that these girls are my age group, they ought to be married by us not those callous imbecile.

Nigerians are angry, the International world is angry, I am angry, You are angry, everyone is angry, is our president angry? That remains a question to be answered by him. Is the SSS, the Nigerian Army, and other relevant authorities angry? That remains a question to be answered by them, but as we are concerned and judging by what we have seen, they are not angry, if they were, we would have buried this case “in the days of Moses”.
With the snail-like entry of 2015 not yet noticed by all, the 14th of February, 2015, would still come, the populace would show no love to His Excellency Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan if he runs for a ‘technical’ 2nd Term in the general elections if he doesn’t bring back our girls. There would be no political Hallelujah boys, unless for those uneducated enough to know they days of Nigeria looking like the Biblical Isreal in Babylon is only meters away. A year which promised to be great was greeted by the end of the ASUU strike which lingered to the end of 2013, has now been revived to demeanour again by our daughters which have been taken ‘into the land of Egypt’. They ought to have pencils in their hands not penis, they ought to wear school uniforms not terrorist uniforms, they ought to sleep with their parents not their captors.
In conclusion, I as a Nigerian, one who has the civil rights imbibed in every Nigerian as “the freedom of speech” is expressing it here loud and clear, #Bringbackourgirls They are supposed to be doing their arithmetic assignments now, not terrorist assignments. We Nigerians are angry and are not smiling 😡 So we are calling on the “Moses” of our time, our leader, to maker the necessary orders and find our girls as Moses stretch out his rod on the red sea to kill his captors, kill them too, squash their brains and lead our girls back home from the land of wilderness so we can have a celebration when they are back.
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