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Boko Haram Is Diabolical And Must Be Flushed Out, Sheik Gumi Says



Sheik Ahmad Gumi has again denounced the Boko Haram Islamic sect as diabolical, and called for them to be flushed out from all of Northern Nigeria, drawing from the experience of the bombing of the Boston Marathon in the United States last week.

In his weekly sermon monitored by SaharaReporters in New York, the fearless Islamic cleric, who has already objected to amnesty for members of the violent sect, listed four “enemies of the people” he said Nigerians must fight.

“In Boston, with good intelligence analysis, good governance and genuine cooperation of the local populace, the terrorist were routed out without any harm in the populace way,” he said, drawing attention to an incident in Kano in which a terrorist was reportedly killed by the residents. “Therefore people in Nigeria should take on the fight themselves.”

For peace and security to return to our neighborhoods, he identified the four “clearly-defined” enemies which, he said, sometimes work together to perpetuate the state of insecurity that has gripped the nation since 2011:

  • Boko Haram and their sympathisers;
  • Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, their sympathisers and their supporters;
  • Evil elements of the security outfits; and Bad governance.
  • “As for Boko Haram, every district should aspire to flush out suspicious people and document strangers,” Sheik Gumi said. “People should never allow strangers into their homes – many people were shot or slaughtered by strangers.”

He reiterated that the claims of Boko Haram about wanting to establish Sharia are known to everybody to be diabolical as there is no obstacle to the implementation of Sharia in the Northern Sharia states except the general ignorance about Sharia itself, the lack of sufficient qualified Sharia court judges and the waning political zeal.

“In Kaduna state at one time there was an advertisement for about 80 judges for which only about 27 applied,” he recalled, wondering how many of them were even qualified. “Of all the Bboko Haram individuals, no one among them stands out as a qualified Qadi to dispense the Sharia law at its basic tenets. Lest anybody is deceived, never was any government or non-Muslim an obstacle to Sharia but our own doing.”

Turning to MEND, the cleric said that their direct influence can be very limited as they can easily be apprehended if they decide to be active outside their own sphere and if the authorities are up to the task.

“However, with the amnesty money flowing out if their pockets, their danger lies in their ability to finance terrorist groups,” he said, noting that some Chadians, Malians, Nigeriens and some northern Cameroonians are all available for bidders. “It is a catchment area for terrorist, assassins, robbers and criminals.”

He said MEND should be taught that petroleum is no longer a commodity for one ethnic group to monopolize, characterizing it as the pivot of the strategic survival of many nations.

To MEND he says: “If they want to deny their black brethren they cannot surely deny their Oyinbo masters. Is it then not enough for them, their enslavement in the southern plains of USA? Do they still extend free petrol power to the same masters that exploited them in the last century? Yet deny their kinsmen? They better wake up from daydreaming. Nobody can deny anybody the bounties of the earth.

They should also know that, it is the rest of the Nigerians that are tolerant of them, with their instincts to criminality acknowledged worldwide, who wants to be a citizen with criminals? They should know that to share a country with them, they do nobody any favors.”

Of the danger posed by the evil elements in the security agencies, he regretted that some of them hide behind their uniforms to harm the society because of ethnic or religious bigotry.

“They kill suspects with impunity and frame the innocents,” the cleric said. “People should document the security agents in their locality for the sake of posterity. I just heard that Musharraf a former military leader of Pakistan is under house arrest. Nobody is above the law all the time.”

Concluding with a few words on the challenge of bad governance, he described it as the core of the problem, pointing out that given good governance, all of the other problem groups can be neutralized.

“So as we watch out for bad elements in our society, whether, Boko Haram or MEND or BAD eggs of the security agents or BAD Governance, people should come together and bail out themselves from this servitude to evil people,” he said, stressing that Allah Helps those who help themselves. “ ‘O ye who believe! if ye will support (the cause of) Allah, He will support you, and plant your feet firmly.” Q47/7.May Allah protect us all from all Evil. Ameen!

Source: Sahara Reporters

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  1. AMZAT A.A

    April 22, 2013 at 6:31 am

    Sensible and meaningful sermon…kip it up!

  2. gaga

    April 22, 2013 at 8:44 am

    Dis cleric is truthful nd God fearin even thou he dos nt worship d sovereign God bt he has passion 4 good things nd has a tru tongue, may Gods countenance shine upon u nd xtend ur generation yet unborn, u re nt lyk dt hungry sultan hu is evil, if only u wer a sultan Nigeria nd d entire northern state wud av bin hom 4 al, may God help us.

  3. Sunny

    April 22, 2013 at 10:42 am

    If truly u speak 4rm d debt of ur heart may d lord touch ur heart one day to repent and receive jesus christ.

  4. Omotoso

    April 22, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Jazakallahu khairan

  5. Aliyu babatude agwu.

    April 23, 2013 at 10:05 am

    If ur hrt speaks these den u r of the truth..
    May God giv u wisdom, n protection.
    Peace b wif u!

  6. Is'haq

    April 23, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    May God help us. May God enlighten and bless us with people like you Shaykh. Jazakallah.

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church



BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

Nyesom Wike

An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff



 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

Ondo on map

Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.


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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities



The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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