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Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by HammedSodiqq: 7:09am On Sep 10, 2012
Cleric unmasks Boko Haram sponsors •Names prominent Nigerians, top govt functionaries •Forwards list to Senate President, supports claims with video clips •Mark orders investigation •UK charity group accused of funding Boko Haram


A Maiduguri, Borno State-based cleric, Pastor Kallamu Musa Ali Dikwa, has unmasked those behind the activities of the dreaded Islamic sect popularly known as Boko Haram and forwarded their names to the Senate President, Senator David Mark, for necessary action.

The Nigerian Tribune authoritatively learnt that the cleric chronicled the activities of the sect in an open letter to the Senate President entitled, “Open letter to the Senate president: My Suggestion on how to tackle Boko Haram,” dated 17th June, 2011 but was received by the office of the Senate President on November 2, 2011.

Further investigation by the Nigerian Tribune showed that alarmed by the claims of the cleric in the open letter, which was supported with five DVD-CDs containing video clips of the activities of the sect and their sponsors, the Senate president reportedly referred the matter, along with the five DVD-CDs, to the appropriate Senate committee for a thorough investigation on February 29 this year but nothing was heard since then, because of the names of the prominent Nigerians and top government officials mentioned.

In the open letter, the cleric suggested that the Freedom of Information Act should be used to extract the phone numbers of the leaders of the Boko Haram group from journalists who had been receiving text messages and press releases from the group from time to time.

He advised that the government should start the crusade of ending the Boko Haram menace in the country by fishing out its officials and security agents supporting the terrorist group since it had now been established that the group was being supported by prominent Nigerians, top government officials and decurity personnel.

The cleric, who identified the head of one of the prominent Federal Government agencies as the financial secretary of the group, alleged in the letter that the “Islamic Revolution has a security committee” with a former principal officer in the Senate, as well as a former governor from the North as members, saying that the main aim of the group was to Islamise the country through Jihad.

Pastor Dikwa also revealed all his interactions with the now late leader of the group, Mohammed Yusuf, since 2006 till he was killed and why he was killed and why the group continued to attack churches, security personnel and installations.

When contacted, the Special Adviser to the Senate President (Media), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, said that he was not aware of the said sensitive letter but promised to find out from the appropriate quarters.

However, another top aide to the Senate president told the Nigerian Tribune in confidence that the office received the letter and, as usual, passed same to Senator Mark and that he immediately sent it to the appropriate quarters for a thorough investigation because of its sensitivity.

According to the source, “it is true, a letter like that was received from a cleric. I can't remember his name again but the Senate president acted on it. Maybe the investigation is still in progress, I don't know. But now that you are raising it [the issue], we will find out. The claims of the cleric are nothing that can be overlooked; something will have to be done.”

Meanwhile, a London-based charity organisation, Al-Muntada Trust Fund, has been accused by a British member of parliament of funding Boko Haram in Nigeria, according to a report released by British newspaper The Guardian on Sunday.

David Alton, a member of the House of Lords, raised concerns about the Al-Muntada Trust Fund’s activities with Foreign Office minister, Lord Howell, in July, as well as with the United Kingdom’s Charity Commission and the Metropolitan police.

However the charity commission stated that while it was aware of concerns regarding Al-Muntada’s affiliations with Boko Haram, it was unable to confirm whether those concerns were directly related to the London-based Al-Muntada, since there were several other charity organisations registered under the same name, according to The Guardian.

Nevertheless, the London-based Al-Muntada is notorious for being a platform for radical clerics, The Guardian reported.

Nigerian state security also has concerns with Al-Muntada allegedly funding Boko Haram, according to Nigerian media reports.

Boko Haram has been conducting violent activities in Nigeria since 2009, usually by blowing up churches. The Nigerian Army announced on Friday the killing of seven suspected Boko Haram members and the arrest of 13 others, according to BBC news.

BBC news quoted Lieutenant Colonel Sagir Musa who said the killings and arrests took place after “a group of gunmen suspected of being Boko Haram,” attacked a military checkpoint.

The attacks came a day after Boko Haram released a statement claiming responsibility for attacking a number of mobile telecoms installations, according to Reuters.

In their statement, Boko Haram explained their actions, accusing the mobile installations of giving security personnel information about them, vowing to “continue attacking them until they stop,” Reuters reported.

Boko Haram also vowed not to “leave any correspondent or staff of the Voice of America (VOA), alone”, according to VOA. The Islamist group accused VOA of having taken “the task of harming our religion.”

Boko Haram, a term which means that western teachings are prohibited, is an organisation seeking to impose Islamic Shari’a law in Nigeria, especially in the Muslim-majority North. It is affiliated with Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by okosodo: 7:32am On Sep 10, 2012
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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Biggyd2: 7:43am On Sep 10, 2012
'Open letter to the Senate president: My Suggestion on how to tackle Boko Haram,” dated 17th June, 2011 but was received by the office of the Senate President on November 2, 2011."

Izzokay. Was this what GEJ meant when he said that BH has infiltrated his government?


Meanwhile, a London-based charity organisation, Al-Muntada Trust Fund, has been accused by a British member of parliament of funding Boko Haram in Nigeria, according to a report released by British newspaper The Guardian on Sunday.

It would be nice for the British government to publish the names of the people behind this organization, since our government seems incapable of doing so.
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Acidosis(m): 7:45am On Sep 10, 2012
we are waiting for namesssssss, not prominent this & that

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Pysam(m): 8:10am On Sep 10, 2012
Any new thing? We have heard all this stories before

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by martyns303(m): 8:17am On Sep 10, 2012
Poster u for help lazy readers like me summarize the tori na, u say wetin Boko boys don do again?
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by birdman(m): 8:23am On Sep 10, 2012
Post a link or close thread dammit
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Omojuo: 9:12am On Sep 10, 2012
Hmmmmm, I sense conspiracy against GEJ and the entire nation. God help us

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by chipmunkey(m): 9:39am On Sep 10, 2012
We all know the BH sponsors. It`s an open secret that they all have an agenda to islamize Nigeria.
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Rick9(m): 9:40am On Sep 10, 2012
Emmmmmmm. Where D names na.
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Abujafood: 9:45am On Sep 10, 2012
We need more actions not mere words from the Senate on this sensitive issue!
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by idowuswap: 9:47am On Sep 10, 2012
I hate to be hearing this bunch of animals lack of education with thier sharia law by cutting peeps hands&legs and bringing them 2 lagos 2 be nuisance.if they no destroyed thier state he no go better for them.
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by dozydre(m): 9:48am On Sep 10, 2012
And what are they still waiting for? Action pls!
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Kwajay(m): 9:48am On Sep 10, 2012
Rubbish News....Try harder and name names.... angry angry angry
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by megxo(m): 9:51am On Sep 10, 2012
Rick9: Emmmmmmm. Where D names na.
ME SEF JST DE READ THINKIN SAY I GO SEE NAME SEF>>>>

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by barikay: 9:52am On Sep 10, 2012
I've always known d leaders of dis country are d people destroying naija.
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by tope3x(m): 9:57am On Sep 10, 2012
BUNCHES OF FOOLS....WHERE ARE THE NAMES?ALL WE READ EVERYTIME IS STORY WITHOUT ACTION angry

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by naptu2: 9:58am On Sep 10, 2012
Although I understand that the Tribune newspaper doesn't want to get sued, but by naming the cleric and failing to name the alleged sponsors, they've made the cleric a target for Boko Haram attacks.

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Josh316(m): 9:58am On Sep 10, 2012
If GEJ had the balls, what he would do is give silent approval for secret assassinations of PROVEN sponsors. one funny car accident or food poisoning would QUIETLY eliminate these scum. however, he and his crew are still playing the game of OSTRICH and living in pure denial. Maybe when we start vigilante justice will he then wake up Its not too far-fetched for that to start happening like in the case of Kenya... My own 2cents

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by ssjalo(m): 9:59am On Sep 10, 2012
nothin to say now,Gos has started intervening, no cost of alarm. HOLY GHOST.....
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by XFive: 10:00am On Sep 10, 2012
Story! Story!! Story!!! No more comments, let us all watch and see this country will end
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Basic(m): 10:02am On Sep 10, 2012
If, at the end, Buhari is vindicated, those who swallowed the speculations, without any concrete evidence, that he's a BH sponsor should bury their heads in shame.
I'm not a Buhari fan, but I'll never allow my hatred for anyone to tempt me into believing every false tale about him.
I challenge those who link Buhari to BH to provide concrete evidence to that effect. By "concrete evidence", I mean authoritative proofs. Newspaper pages or web pages on authority sites should suffice. If you can't provide any, then you're certainly being unjust, and this country will never develop if she still contains more of people like you!
Now, I'll simply ignore insults and take those who hurl them, as responses, to be brainless humanoids. Only concrete evidences, which I'd demanded, are welcome as rational responses.

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by GMacbeth: 10:06am On Sep 10, 2012
So we should start dancing azonto ehn? Why not prosecute the so call sponsor right way. Abeg no double parking
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Odinaka00(m): 10:06am On Sep 10, 2012
megxo: ME SEF JST DE READ THINKIN SAY I GO SEE NAME SEF>>>>

Me sef juz manage read thiz longest story, hoping to see names, na juz prominent, prominent I dey see, like say d poster drink prominent G this morning
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Basic(m): 10:07am On Sep 10, 2012
chipmunkey: We all know the BH sponsors. It`s an open secret.
By speculation, or by prejudice, or by make-believe? How exactly did you know them and who are they?
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by woky: 10:07am On Sep 10, 2012
angry mtcheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeews
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by dozydre(m): 10:08am On Sep 10, 2012
Basic: If, at the end, Buhari is vindicated, those who swallowed the speculations, without any concrete evidence, that he's a BH sponsor should bury their heads in shame.
I'm not a Buhari fan, but I'll never allow my hatred for anyone to tempt me into believing every false tale about him.
I challenge those who link Buhari to BH to provide concrete evidence to that effect. By "concrete evidence", I mean authoritative proofs. Newspaper pages or web pages on authority sites should suffice. If you can't provide any, then you're certainly being unjust, and this country will never develop if it still contains more of people like you!
Now, I'll simply ignore insults and take those who hurl them, as responses, to be brainless humanoids. Only concrete evidence, which I'd demanded for, is welcome as rational responses.
hope u treat the president with same fairness?

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Csami(m): 10:08am On Sep 10, 2012
So what's next?
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by shizzle11(m): 10:10am On Sep 10, 2012
We have heard thesame story over and over again. All talk, no action. Imagine that the letter was written to Mark since 2011.

By the way, (what drew my attentn) where are the names sef
Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Super1759: 10:13am On Sep 10, 2012
So if clerics can go this far to get details, what is our SSS waiting for? Even the JTF and federal govt? If it is cynthia(daughter of a high personnel),they will comb everything,even the people that said "hello to her" smh

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Re: Cleric Gives List Of Boko-Haram Sponsors To David Mark by Horpe2505(f): 10:13am On Sep 10, 2012
Let us see d names, all this story will amount to nothing without names of d culprits.

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