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“Pronounce Kanu And IPOB As Terror Outfits” – Northern Coalition Urges UN

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The Coalition of Northern Groups has urged the United Nations (UN) to end the increasing agitations by pro-Biafra groups by initiating a referendum.

According to Sahara Reporters, the group also want the UN to declare the group led by Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a terror group.

The coalition made its position known in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman.

It recalled that after its ‘Kaduna Declaration‘, which gave quit notice to Igbos living in the North, it wrote a letter to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, asking him to curtail the activities of IPOB and its leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

“We urged the UN to invoke the relevant statutes to which Nigeria is a signatory to pronounce Kanu and IPOB as terror outfits, proscribe their activities and initiate criminal actions against them. Since it is becoming all the more obvious – by the way IPOB and Kanu enjoy massive support from the Igbo back home – that the issue of the drive for Biafra nation is still a boiling issue, we urged the UN to intervene by initiating processes for a peaceful referendum as the only option to finally settle the Biafran issue,” the Northern coalition said.

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151 Comments

  1. Donald Ziggy Njoku

    July 14, 2017 at 10:03 am

    They are jokers.

  2. Biafra Uche

    July 14, 2017 at 8:29 am

    This is show the level of brains this animals has. they don’t even know the different between freedom fighting and terrorism. VAMPIRES !!!

  3. Emma A. Offiemo

    July 14, 2017 at 8:13 am

    What will Arewa youths call Shiite movement if they call IPOB terror group?? Arewa youths shld be enroll in nursery schools

  4. Christian Chinweike

    July 14, 2017 at 7:31 am

    WHO WILL NOT LAUGH IF YOU HEAR THIS.

  5. Chris Orogwu

    July 14, 2017 at 7:31 am

    Dan iska

  6. Chibuzo Amadi

    July 14, 2017 at 7:06 am

    What about the Herdsmen wreaking havoc? Have IPOB members attacked any one?

  7. Ifeanyi Ochonogor

    July 14, 2017 at 6:53 am

    FULANI HERDSMEN. BOKO HARAM ARE SAINTS. AREWA GROUP FAIL TO WRITE ABOUT THEM TO UN. SELFISHNESS.

  8. Dunkwu HoluwaKevin

    July 14, 2017 at 6:47 am

    Fulani herdsmen and boko haram are seminarians abi? First class fools

  9. Okeke Uchenna

    July 14, 2017 at 5:20 am

    These people are fools

  10. Nwangwu Obinwanne

    July 14, 2017 at 5:12 am

    God help them because this guys are confused

  11. Sunday Onyekachi

    July 13, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Lazy parasite from the north were always funny, nonsense

  12. Paul Majah

    July 13, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    Are they bribing U N to do it?IPOB is a clean and well recognized people

  13. Ali Chukwudi

    July 13, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Hausa people are really animals in human flesh

  14. Sunny Biafra

    July 13, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    Useles stetment

  15. Chukwuemeka Sunday Biafran

    July 13, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    Hmmmm animals every where

  16. Ebuka Edeh Eribe

    July 13, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    How was i born in a useless nation called Nigeria.

  17. Clems Hyman

    July 13, 2017 at 10:33 pm

    Madness in highest revel before now it was UN pls give them BIAFRA republic if it’s what they want. (2)_letter FG conduct referendum for the biafrans.(3)_we will help them to achieve this great country BIAFRA .(4)_UN most tag ipob and nnamdi KANU a terrorist group have u also forgotten to let them recognize boko haram as freedom fighting group? Yeye de smell

  18. Joe Tex

    July 13, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    This arewa and their leader are not far from bewilderment and lunacy

  19. Uc Hans

    July 13, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    Do they know the meaning of terrorist. Northern foolish boko-haram and fulani herdsmen boys fooling themselves.

  20. Anthony Ekenze

    July 13, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    U re the ones that are classified as terrorists so stop deceiving ur selves

  21. Mgburuma John

    July 13, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    Hahahaha, well there are the animals in the zoo. Let them go to UN and tell them then UN will lecture them on what Kanu & his group are doing.

  22. Pereere Ugonna

    July 13, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Send this to Arewa Elders. It’s like they are all suffering memory loss like their Father

  23. Chidi Kingsley

    July 13, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    The only terrorist we know in nigeria are northern muslims

  24. Gabriel Uzoma

    July 13, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    Where in the north that you see good thingstuff come out, only terrorist attacks and you can see millions coming together nicely with -out anything bad happen you want to call them terrorist like your northern boko haram ,,,, can any good news come from northern Nigeria?,,,,,,

  25. Chioma Luke

    July 13, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    BC they WANT TO BE ON their OWN Mtweeeeeeee

  26. Chris John

    July 13, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    No one is really talking

  27. Temietan Segun

    July 13, 2017 at 8:21 pm

    and you think those that head united nation are brainless like you norther fools

  28. Azubuike Franklin Chibuzo

    July 13, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Danbanza Fulani blood suckers!!!

  29. Ahize Ekene

    July 13, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    what would you pronounce fulani herdsmen ,boko haram,arewa youth?ewu

  30. Donald Donadon

    July 13, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Illiteracy is a disease

  31. Wisdom Silas

    July 13, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    is good to have knowledge

  32. Audu Sunnie

    July 13, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Kanu ll achieve what he is looking for iJn. Nigeria, northerners and their evil forces ll never prevail!

  33. Juliet Johnson

    July 13, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    Mmmm, hypertension loading for this Arewa youths o.

  34. Eke Paul

    July 13, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Ewu can beer

  35. Nwokolo Bidwell

    July 13, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    Terror Of Truth Abi? No Palava Na Only Una Talk Am.

  36. Anyimotion Lucky Ifeanyi

    July 13, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Boko Haram cow brain idiotic people selfish

  37. Onyemaechi Tony

    July 13, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    Power dey power…. U r all sick & tired… UN & others did fail in in their duties to address the situation at the onset. ALL HAIL BIAFRA. Long live Nnamdi Kanu & IPOB

  38. Collins Chidozie Anaba

    July 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Hahahahaha no wisdom

  39. Agama Bernard

    July 13, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    Truly we are not supposed to be one, the northerners kills innocent people while IPOB protest with out guns or knife

  40. Asadu Ugonna Asadu

    July 13, 2017 at 7:25 pm

    Watin they go come pronounce the headsmen them and their co-landlord them wey dey giv quit notice for one nigeria?

  41. Okorie Ebulu Jnr

    July 13, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Na mumu dey worry all this hawusa people

  42. Prince Abiloye Igbowu

    July 13, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    They have not show any sign of terrorism. I have not heard they attack any one or throw bomb anywhere.

  43. Emmanuel Okwytus

    July 13, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Madness

  44. Stanley Amanze

    July 13, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    Hahahahahahaha….. Zoo eeh!… Na waa o!

  45. Ezeoke Evarist Chinedu

    July 13, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    Non sense

  46. Henry Danga

    July 13, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    dat is wat dey re

  47. Kenn Iyke Ogbuke

    July 13, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    See terrorists calling people terrorist

  48. Joseph Abuchi

    July 13, 2017 at 7:10 pm

    Jealousy n greed never a new tin Biafra must surely stay

  49. Bede Chibuike

    July 13, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    Illiteracy is bad oo

  50. Comr Onyegbula Solomon

    July 13, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    Which of the animals are you? Hyena or jackal?

  51. Obc Okeke

    July 13, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    Laughable

  52. Shalom Shalon

    July 13, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Illiterate everywhere

  53. Shalom Shalon

    July 13, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Togetherness is not by force.

  54. Sagacious Sunday Isaiah

    July 13, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Chai dis group no sabi book ooo,dey dont kno d meaning of legal ….

  55. Ezea Chiedozie

    July 13, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    Illiterates who lacks the enlightenment of the gap between terrorist and self determination!

  56. Samuel Egungwu Ude

    July 13, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    This is one of the reasons for one to believe that Nigeria is home to a hell lot of morons.

  57. Uchenna Jude Chijioke

    July 13, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Cow

  58. Thunder Erico

    July 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    pronounce ur father & mother first

  59. Prince Chiedozie

    July 13, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    Gullible ones

  60. Obinna Martins

    July 13, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    Then give boko haram amnesty.

  61. Ezekiel Okereke Manfredo

    July 13, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    Arewa people are the most useless and rubbish set of people in ds planet earth

  62. Chimuanya Ambrose

    July 13, 2017 at 6:46 pm

    Well, all I understand here is that since osinbajo cannot act fully on his capacity, they are now telling the un to do the needful and organise a Referendum for us to go. All Hail Biafra.

  63. Chika Isräel

    July 13, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    Alamajiri talking

  64. Atulegwu Chukwudi

    July 13, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    Animals

  65. Mishael Chikwueokpala

    July 13, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    Those baboons and monkeys in the in the islamic republic of Nigeria speaking. Do they think UN is animalistic as they are? Sorry hausa foolanis.

  66. Nnamdi Chukwuezi

    July 13, 2017 at 6:36 pm

    No biafra no peace

  67. Chinemeze O Chinemeze

    July 13, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    When I say that these animals were not meant to live with humans people will start calling me names tell me how u want persons with human brain to reason like animals Awusa fulani I pity u people

  68. IkeOkenyi Okenwa

    July 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    Rubbish

  69. Chidi Ebere

    July 13, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    This is one of the reasons why Biafra can’t be in the same country with hausa fulani.

  70. Chidi Ebere

    July 13, 2017 at 6:27 pm

  71. Christopher Ochini

    July 13, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Ok

  72. Chidi Ebere

    July 13, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    Peaceful determination has become terrorism for northerners, what a backward thinking, people who call white black and black white.

  73. Benjamin Sanni

    July 13, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Nigeria Youths Do’t Even No that They Are Just Moving With Courage But No Hope,

  74. Chukwuemeka Dim

    July 13, 2017 at 6:23 pm

    What ‘ll they then declare fulani hersmen, Kaduna sh’iiat muslem, Arewa consultative forum, arewa youth & BH to be.

  75. Nwachukwu Lorida Samuel

    July 13, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Illiteracy in the north is too much, if their so called elites could say this, no wonder Buhari is killing Nigeria.the guys knows Nothing. Hausa Fulani is a disgrace to human race.

  76. Daniel Chimezie

    July 13, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Kanu is not Shakau,IPOB is not Bokoharam… Hausafulani what is your problem? We don’t want to be part of your bokoharam country again, na by force?

  77. Odinaka Udeh

    July 13, 2017 at 6:19 pm

    Zoo cow brain

  78. Nwankwo Emmanuel Philo

    July 13, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    They are mad

  79. Solomon Ibrahim

    July 13, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    Am calling on the northern youth leader to contest for 2019 presidential election,and handover to OPC Gani Adams by 2023,after Gani Adams 8 years he should handover to Tampolo of Niger delta,after Tampolo completed his 8 years,then we will see if biafra have any sound and vibrant boy if not then we will look for another arewa youth.

  80. Uzoewulu Okey

    July 13, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    fear don catch them,but i only blame britain for joining “human beings and animals” together,visionless nigeria!

  81. Young Shady

    July 13, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    I just laugh

  82. Kaykay Emmanex

    July 13, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    UN,AU & ECOWAS,should ask Nigeria,where there President is? & Northerner should show prove,as regard to whether our President is alive or death.

  83. Osas Maverick Osas

    July 13, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Illiterates

  84. UwemLife Aloysius

    July 13, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    No wonder Asha Buhari called Nigeria a Zoo… All hail Biafra

  85. Augustine Okoye

    July 13, 2017 at 6:06 pm

    Now I can understand that every body in the north, both human been and animals are hopeless there’s no future on them

  86. Eugene Augustcomte

    July 13, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    Illiterate northerners how can you term agitation of a state as a terrorist. Who is your illiterate president that cannot differentiate the two terms

  87. Blessing Ben

    July 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    Biafra on my mind now

  88. Blessing Ben

    July 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    Senseless set of human beings. Hausa and one Nigeria my foot

  89. Asogwo Chidi Frank

    July 13, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Madness that’s why aboki na aboki

  90. Henry-Paloka Adimonye

    July 13, 2017 at 5:53 pm

    They should first of all, declare Buhari dead and burry the vagetable.

  91. John Iwuji

    July 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Imagine the kind of people we share same country with, may Chukwu Okike Abiama lay courses on British for joining Biafrans with this Animals as a country

  92. Simon Eguji

    July 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    These aristocratic Foolani & their slaves of almajaris are 1000 years behind civilization. For asking for self determination they think N Kanu & IPOB mean terror? Let them reset their minds to the truth that BIAFRANS are no longer disposed to be part of Islamic Republic of Nigeria. Foolani are officially 4 th most dangerous Terrorists group on earth. UN knows that.

  93. Umar Adamu Musa

    July 13, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    If you ‘re tired of being in Nigeria, just leave the north and go home quitely. @goodnews fourreal

  94. John Iwuji

    July 13, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    This Arewa youth are in confusion, Nnamdi Kanu is too much all hail Biafra

  95. Mazi Pee Dms

    July 13, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    This is the most useless and brainless people I have ever seen in my entire life, it shall never be well with British for getting us together with this animals.

  96. Arinze Alex Jr.

    July 13, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    Hausa fulani generation are all senseless and hopeless….. how possible

  97. Joshua Sunshine

    July 13, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    Is this nt the reason l use to called them animals. Since they can see self determination as call for war, soo what else did u expect from them. Illitracy is a real deases. Fear north, just lyk in the bible. Animals in human form.

  98. Joshua Nworie

    July 13, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    Mumu too bad ooooo.You are killing innocent Igbos everywhere even in their homes using the so called herdsmen, killing and seizing their properties in the North, yet u have the gut to call an innocent one a terror shielding your evil act. ..Fools!

  99. Somi Martins Chuks

    July 13, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    See illiteracy in the highest level

  100. Lugard Sydney Luggy

    July 13, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    All hail biafrans

  101. Prince Godswill

    July 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    These people are suffering from regional ignoramus.

  102. Obinna Nwankwo

    July 13, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    Irrelevant directive

  103. Eboh Obinna

    July 13, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Arewa is my dog’s name.

  104. Don Iyke J Stino

    July 13, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    So they northern terrorists have brain ? The answer is no. #Biafrexit

  105. Robin China

    July 13, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    If UN don’t. Do that ur self. Unity my foot.

  106. Agnes Nwokike

    July 13, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Cry till eternity, Biafra is out of Nigeria and nothing can stop it. Rather any action you take whether positive or negative will help to restore Biafra quicker. Thanks to Chukwu Okike Abiama.

  107. Sulaiman Tukur

    July 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    You want tell me I’m illiterate and you still say it in pidgin while i reply to you in English.
    my brother go to Church and seek forgiveness.

  108. Kenneth Chukwudi

    July 13, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Hausa fulani ndi ara

  109. Emeka Anowe

    July 13, 2017 at 5:16 pm

    Mugus

  110. Sam Udoh

    July 13, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    Idiots

  111. Omatali John Chukwuneme

    July 13, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    This people will never stop amusing me !
    What kind of tribe is this ..??

  112. Bright Mccallester

    July 13, 2017 at 5:12 pm

    This man understood nigeria which made people to think he is resurrected ancestor.when he told us ‘dont retaliate against any provocation,we thought he was trying to be betrayl us,we were wrong.he knows the weapon-THE TRUTH.he knows that as time goes on,this people will try to blackmail us in taking arms.but now the same people killing us are crying so loud to the outside world.can u still imagine,by the time we will take up arms,what will be nigeria’s fate.
    we are still waiting for the same people that protected bokoharm to bring evidence before UN to do fast,because
    TIME IS RUNNING OUT
    BIAFRA MUST COME
    GOD BLESS MY NATION

  113. Kriss Vince

    July 13, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    Dis people r fools #ZOON #

  114. Kriss Vince

    July 13, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    O! Illiterate is a disease, dat y we can’t continue staying with animals

  115. Star Eberechukwu

    July 13, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    So that you that is a terrorist from birth will go free right?

  116. Robin China

    July 13, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    If UN don’t do DAT ur self.Unity my foot.

  117. Frank Ochiabuto

    July 13, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    This northern #Animals get sense at all?

  118. Abodunrin Daramola

    July 13, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    No wonder the norths are in quagmire, they are confusing separatists with terrorists.
    Terrorists are people that kill, slaughter or bomb innocent people by virtue of their belief or faith or ideology.
    Nnamdi kanu has not killed a soul since his advanced agitation.
    The north should go take care of the Islamic terrorists ravaging them first, they should remove the stone in their Gari first…

  119. Goodnews Fourreal

    July 13, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Biafra is the only solutions express biafrexit go with ur boko harram hausa fulini people etc

  120. Prosper Boniface

    July 13, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Why not tell the un about bokoharam

  121. Usman Mohammed

    July 13, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Actions and utterances of Kanu and his brainwashed followers against Nigeria is more than what common terrorists can do. Infact he should have pronounced terrorist long before now

  122. Iwuji CHukwuebuka

    July 13, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    See who is talking,u are proud 2 call urseld ewuhausa right,may our lord Jesus Christ have mercy on u.

  123. Akachukwu Nwafor

    July 13, 2017 at 4:51 pm

    your crying has just began

  124. Nelson Innocent E. Innocent

    July 13, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    Biafra is my home

  125. Chinedu Ani

    July 13, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    Dose uncircumcised cow brains hausafulani group of parasites is only helping IPOB and Biafrans in general to get justice that will help the restoration of Biafra quicker in UN

  126. Prince Soloist Onyedika

    July 13, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    These is a good move. I really need UN to step into our struggle. All hail biafra

  127. Chibundu Chidex

    July 13, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Hahahahah you see the type of mentality we share country with. Thunder fire the day British came to Africa. Northerners are worse than pigs and idiot.

  128. Iwuji CHukwuebuka

    July 13, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    Nnaaa eeeeh! de tin don tire me oo!! I might commite murder if any of them come near me 2 vomite dis rubbish.

  129. Adindu Onuoha

    July 13, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    ILLITERATE FOOLS UNA NEVER SEE ANYTHING.

  130. Omoh Alislam Ahmed Hussain

    July 13, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    we d hausa fulani are lurking at nnamdi kanu we wnt him to get to a position where e will b very vulnerable to us.we hausa fulani hate biafra and we av resolve to never let it materialise.one nigeria till eternity just like the british had wnt it in the past.hausa yoruba and igbo are one forever

    • Nelson Innocent E. Innocent

      July 13, 2017 at 4:52 pm

      Idoit…Thunder fire u there….Aboki street begger..Boko haram element.

    • Chinedu Ani

      July 13, 2017 at 4:54 pm

      Hahahaha,i laugh at u shameless hausafulanis parasites that can not survive without Biafrans
      Fools,Biafra will soon leave ur Nigeria and hausafulanis will all perish in poverty and terrorism

    • Mc Derkel Kelvin Chidera

      July 13, 2017 at 4:54 pm

      Ur father one….mumu….u think that all the rubbish Hausa have being doing is sweating us,don’t worry right from how ironsi was brutally killed…. Till the killings up till date…..u ppl must pay for it

  131. Tell Dey Tell Dey

    July 13, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    The notherners ar the terro

  132. Daniel Mbah

    July 13, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    aboki go school you say no na begging you want. If say this people go school they will know the deference.

  133. Osita Ayigbo

    July 13, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    north iletrit go to school no ooo sorry north

  134. Nwabueze Biafra

    July 13, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    These useless Northners are afraid of Nnamdi Kanu & IPOB. UNITY IS NOT BY FORCE.

  135. Tuaweri Oweifurupa

    July 13, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    He most be an idiot

  136. Makachika Karicha

    July 13, 2017 at 4:44 pm

    Hausas Are Smarter Than Ipob, Kanu. Now I C C Will Charge Kanu For Terrorism

  137. John Nwaeze

    July 13, 2017 at 4:41 pm

    Fools and fawls. Your president Buhari charged him for terrorist, what happened?.

  138. Onyekachi Onyebest

    July 13, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    No be small gift my brother don’t mind those fools

  139. Lazarus Okwudili John

    July 13, 2017 at 4:39 pm

    Wonder! For no reason but out of hatred.

  140. Okoli Chibuike

    July 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm

    FOOLISHNESS IS A FREE GIFT.

  141. Elisha Ndukwo

    July 13, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    Look at thives calling some one thief, a terrorists pronounces a peaceful movement a terror outfits. What a shame.

  142. Tochukwu Grand Finale

    July 13, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    Even the whole world knows that Muslims are the terrorists so northerners should go and bury buhari because he’s dead

  143. Obinna Okeke

    July 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    Dangote discribbe them as jobless people which is true

  144. Michael Ekebi

    July 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    UN will just laugh at them. Bunch of illiterate murdering terrorists.

  145. Barry Gabor

    July 13, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    IF WHAT IPOB IS DOING IS HOW TERROR OUTFITS OPERATE I AM ONE OF THEM

  146. Udochi Edey Nwakanma

    July 13, 2017 at 4:29 pm

    When reasonable people speaks, ground shakes. What is the reason ability of an average Hausa/Fulani Man? Has Nnamdi Kanu bombed anyone like their dangerous terrorist group known as B-O-K-O-H-A-R-A-M?

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Men of the Department of State Service (DSS) on Monday barred journalists from gaining access to Conference Centre of the State House where the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, was being grilled.

News broke on Monday of the alleged arrest of Magu by the DSS.

However, State House Correspondents went over to the Conference Centre to ascertain the state of the development.

Men of the DSS, many of whom had been stationed within the premises of the Conference Centre, however, asked the journalists to leave the premises.

“They said you people should excuse the use of this place for today,” a security official detailed to the venue, politely told reporters.

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JUST IN: DSS Arrests EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

It was that DSS operatives arrived the EFCC headquarters in Abuja Monday afternoon and quietly whisked him away without creating any scene.

His arrest comes a few days after Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), accused the anti-graft czar of gross infractions.

The AGF asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Magu over some “weighty” allegations, including the diversion of recovered loot.

In addition to allegedly re-looting the recovered loot, Malami accused the acting EFCC chairman of insubordination and misconduct.

It was also learnt that the EFCC chief travelled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates without the authorisation of the president during the COVID-19 lockdown.

And when he was questioned, he said he went for an investigation.

He is also alleged to be living above his means.

In 2016, the senate declined to confirm the appointment of Magu as EFCC chairman after a DSS report indicted him of corruption.

The report read: “Magu is currently occupying a residence rented for N40m at N20m per annum. This accommodation was not paid [for] from the commission’s finances, but by one Umar Mohammed, air commodore retired, a questionable businessman who has subsequently been arrested by the secret service.

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Buhari Condemns Boko Haram’s Attack On UN Helicopter In Northeast

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists.”

In a reaction to the reports of the incident, President Buhari said:

“This latest cowardly attack on the UN humanitarian helicopter is yet another desperate rear guard action by the Boko Haram terrorists who have been under intense pressure from the Nigerian military.”

“Let me reassure the international community and Nigerians that this latest cowardly attack on a UN helicopter which claimed the lives of two people, including a five year old baby, would not go without severe consequences.”

“Boko Haram terrorists are clearly on the back foot and their increasing attacks on innocent civilians, including UN humanitarian workers, was part of their desperation to prove that they are strong in order to cover up their dwindling fortunes.”

President Buhari said “the security of foreigners and Nigerians remain the top priority of this administration, and we shall leave no stone unturned until we eliminate these remorseless enemies of humanity.”

The President also underscored the need for all humanitarian and other aid workers in the region to, at all times, properly coordinate movements — air or land, with the Theatre Commander and other military authorities.

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