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FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by WotzupNG: 2:46pm On May 30, 2018
Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) has questioned why Nigeria has Arabic inscriptions on it’s bank notes, on the Army’s coat of arms and also why the Nigeria Police had to make Arabic language part of a CBT examination.

In a new tweet, FFK wrote:

”Arabic words on our bank notes.Arabic inscriptions on our Army’s coat of arms. Arabic language part of the Police CBT examination. What is going on? Is Nigeria an Arab colony or Saudi Arabia? Are all Nigerians Muslims? Must we bow to the Arabs too? This madness must stop!”

However, a follower of the former minister questioned to know why he never did anything to change the observation when he was in government.

@Kingjoelagho wrote:

''True sir. But here is my grouse with this your lamentation; Most of the areas you highlighted now seems to have existed long before now and you were also a key influence in previous govts. why didn't you note this and change them when you had the time and powers to?#JustThinking.''

Replying the follower, Femi Fani-Kayode pointed out that he wasn't a president but a minister and that he was among those who urged former president Goodluck Jonathan to remove the Arabic inscription from the Naira notes.

He wrote:

''I was not President. Just a Minister. And I left office 11 years ago. However @GEJonathan,who I supported in 2015, removed Arab inscriptions from our money after we urged him to do so and we created awareness. Ur assertion that I did nothing is therefore false. What have u done?''

https://www.wotzup.ng/ffk-arabic-naira-army-coat-arms/

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by alBHAGDADI: 2:47pm On May 30, 2018
Nice one FFK. I hereby dub you a Crusader.

The Arabic inscription on the Nigeria Army coat of arms is Nasrunminallah. It means ''Victory Comes From God Alone''. Checking closely, you will notice that the word we get as the English word for God in the translation is Allah. Lying Muslims will also tell you that Allah means God or is the Arabic equivalent of the English word God. This is a big lie which I will prove below.

In the Islamic Shahada, which is the words you swear when you want to become a Muslim, which most of you are aware of cos that's what this forum makes you swear before you comment on an Islamic thread, we find the word for God which clearly isn't Allah. Look Below.

The Shahada: There is no god but Allah

In Arabic: La ilaha illallah

The word for god is ilaha. If Muslims lie by saying that allah means god, then the appropriate translation will be 'There is no god but god''. This doesn't make any sense. Hence, the reason why they put the name of their god Allah there. Can you all now see that Allah is not the word for God but the name of a god, the Muslim god?

Why do we have the name of the Muslim god on the chest of our soldiers many of whom are adherents of other faiths? Is Nigeria an Islamic nation? Are the Christians, Atheists, traditionalists who are soldiers in the army now to be called soldiers of Allah?

This must be changed. As a Muslim,before you go on the defensive, ask yourself if it is fair to other faith.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by SoapQueen(f): 2:48pm On May 30, 2018
Femi Fani Kayode, your hands are full, you have four strong boys to cater to. How you find time to type and raise dust is something I can't decipher!

Between you and Reno Omokri, I don't know who should be given treatment for mouth diarrhea.

The Youth will fight non-stop because of these politicians while they go behind close doors and hug themselves. Their kids marry themselves.

I stopped putting myself between any political fracas after they gave me 2 hot slaps during 2015 election.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by HRHQueenPhil(f): 2:56pm On May 30, 2018
if he has so much free time, he should help mama precious, triplet management is not beans o

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by fallout87: 3:06pm On May 30, 2018
He is right. Those oppressive fanatics won't understand reason though.

Bomb they understand
Murdering of innocents on their own land they understand
Child bride they understand


Reason or peace? Nope, they don't understand.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Mynd44: 3:14pm On May 30, 2018
The inscriptions on the Naira is not Arabic but Ajami script. What is wrong with Fani Kayode?

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by FriendNG: 3:16pm On May 30, 2018
The only reason an Arabic inscription is, in combination with English, on Nigeria's currency today is the influence ofhistory.

It has been so from the very first time paper currency was printed for Nigerian use (either for British or indigenous Traders). Before the Nigerian pound (replaced in 1973 by Naira and Kobo), the old West African Currency Board (WACB) pound (also known as West African Pound (WAP)) wasin use, first from 1913 in restricted distribution, and then more generally from 1946 until 1959 in Nigeria, 1957 in Ghana, 1965 in Gambia and 1964 in Sierra Leone. Liberia also used the currency until 1943 when it changed to the U.S. dollar. British Southern Cameroon used it too, until the plebiscite of 1961.

The WAP - from which the post- independence currencies of Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Gambia were derived - also had Arabic inscriptions onit.

The original reason for Arabic was that Frederick Lugard (who was the first Commander of the West African Frontier Force (1897 - 99) and later the first High Commissioner of Northern Nigeria (1899 - 1906); and later the Governor of the protectorates of Northern and Southern Nigeria (1912 - 1914); and finally the first Governor General of post-amalgamation Nigeria (1914 - 1919 ); identified Arabic the only written "indigenous" language anywhere in Nigeria/West Africa, particularly among the widely spread Hausatrader classacross the region. (See Lugardreportto Parliament, 1919) Arabic inscriptions were, therefore, used as symbols, not only for currency but even on official West African Frontier Force badges etc... which persist until today in Nigerian Army badges etc...


In themind oftheBritish colonial administrators in Nigeria - whoseadministrative experience was heavily influenced by their military service in Northern Nigeria and other parts of the sahel belt of West Africa - rightlyor wrongly, Arabic writing was to West Africa as Latin was to Europe.In addition to English, therefore, they used Arabic to domesticate British instruments meant for local use.

The fact that such symbols still exist is one of many scars of the era of colonial rule. However, not all former British West African colonies still use Arabic translations on their currencies as a footnote to history. Nigeria and Gambia do. Ghana and Sierra Leone do not:




Victory is from Allah alone.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by alBHAGDADI: 3:24pm On May 30, 2018
FriendNG:
Because Victory is from Allah alone.
By beheading and forcefully Islamizing innocent people abi?

Is it fair to have allah written on the coat of arms of a secular nation?

You won't have an answer to that cos all you Muslims want is to conquer the world for Allah. This itself has made you all lose your soul and conscience to the point that other people's rights do not matter to you.

Mathew 16:26

For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by alBHAGDADI: 3:25pm On May 30, 2018
Mynd44:
The inscriptions on the Naira is not Arabic but Ajami script. What is wrong with Fani Kayode?

The coat of arms nko?

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by FriendNG: 3:25pm On May 30, 2018
alBHAGDADI:
By beheading and forcefully Islamizing innocent people abi?

Is it fair to have allah written on the coat of arms of a secular nation?

You won't have an answer to that cos all you Muslims want is to conquer the world for Allah. This itself has made you all lose your soul and conscience to the point that other people's rights do not matter to you.

Mathew 16:26

For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what shall a man give in return for his soul?


Kafiri Victory is from Allah alone.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by FriendNG: 3:31pm On May 30, 2018
alBHAGDADI:


Yes I'm a proud Kafir (non-believer of Allah)


By the way, is Victoria Allah's girlfriend? @bold

Kafiri. Victory is from Allah alone. That's what the Nigerian Army stands for. Whether you're a Christian or Jew we cannot admit you into the army except you accept that. So Kafiri go and hang yourself.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Lanretoye(m): 3:32pm On May 30, 2018
When you were in the SEC,you were too busy to raise the observation.now that your wings are broken is when you suddenly grow brains...foolishest man ever liveth.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by alBHAGDADI: 3:36pm On May 30, 2018
FriendNG:


Kafiri Victory is from Allah alone. That's what the Nigerian Army stands for. Whether you're a Christian or Jew we cannot admit you into the army except you accept that. So Kafiri go and hand yourself.

I'm glad you have now exposed the Islamic agenda.

But the true and living God will shame you all.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by FriendNG: 4:07pm On May 30, 2018
alBHAGDADI:


I'm glad you have now exposed the Islamic agenda.

But the true and living God will shame you all.


This sheep should keep silent.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by dealslip(f): 4:19pm On May 30, 2018
FriendNG:



This sheep should keep silent.
That is how you guys will be fighting over Jerusalem's recognition but at home you will be trampling and disrespectful to other faith. Hypocrites.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Westbestside: 4:35pm On May 30, 2018
FriendNG:
Because Victory is from Allah alone.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Westbestside: 4:37pm On May 30, 2018
FriendNG:


Kafiri. Victory is from Allah alone. That's what the Nigerian Army stands for. Whether you're a Christian or Jew we cannot admit you into the army except you accept that. So Kafiri go and hang yourself.
Who is interested in shithole army before.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by bljsophia: 4:56pm On May 30, 2018
;D7
Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by PointZerom: 4:56pm On May 30, 2018
The north respects Islam more than the constitution of Nigeria.

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by moskecity: 4:57pm On May 30, 2018
bro wen u and jonathan dey govt y una to change am .keep shut abeg

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by SamuelAnyawu(m): 4:57pm On May 30, 2018
grin You should have asked as a Minister of the federal Republic

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Pidginwhisper: 4:57pm On May 30, 2018
Petty hypocritical bastard. So after many years he just dey see am for there? How come he never brought this up when the last govt was in power? Anyways all of una politicians na bastards together undecided

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by blazer2018: 4:57pm On May 30, 2018
grin

This man does not cease to amaze me...though he's saying d truth, and those concerned should do something about it... but he was in govt for about 16 years but he was too busy enriching himself and too blind to notice the inscription then...1st class hypocrite undecided

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by DaBillionnaire: 4:58pm On May 30, 2018
Sorry, mr. FFK, Please is that Nigeria's problem?



Why cant we address issues that deal with the development of Nigerians individually and collectively.

FFk was an irrelevance even during his own dead service to Nigeria, now he comes to the internet to make himself relevant.




mtchewww

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Factfinder1(m): 4:58pm On May 30, 2018
Oga and and face ur new triplets

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Factfinder1(m): 4:58pm On May 30, 2018
A young man sitting in a taxi received a text from his gf asking "SEX 2nite??" He quickly types YES! Just then, a thief snatched his phone from him through the window, he quickly jumped out of the car and ran after the thief not asking for his phone back but rather shouting "press send, press send"

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Factfinder1(m): 4:58pm On May 30, 2018
Watch how Muslim will ignore the massage and attack the messenger

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by Amaso99(m): 4:59pm On May 30, 2018
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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by maestroferddi: 4:59pm On May 30, 2018
The day Southern Nigeria grows the balls to stop indulging the north, from that day Nigeria will really become a prosperous nation.

Since the South has the likes of Tinubu, they will continue playing second fiddle and pander to the whims and caprices of the parasitic north...

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Re: FFK Questions Why Naira And Army Coat Of Arms Have Arabic Inscriptions On Them by centurionpapa(m): 4:59pm On May 30, 2018
Why do this age-long inscriptions bothers Christians

Christians are quick to play victims while in fact they're the perpetrators

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