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Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by izuswift(m): 5:14am On Sep 25, 2020
Killings in Nigeria: Presidency attacks TY Danjuma, IPOB

The Nigerian presidency has lambasted Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff.

In a statement on Thursday, presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, declared that Danjuma is not “a natural source of pressure for good governance”.

His comment was in reaction to the letter by UK lawmakers to the Commonwealth on the killings in Nigeria.

The legislators disclosed that they met and spoke to Danjuma who told them that the country’s Armed Forces “are not neutral”, and that they “collude in ethnic cleansing”.

Without mentioning the former General’s name, Shehu said during religious and ethnic riots in two states in 2001 and 2002, Nigerians “were violently and ruthlessly put down by the military under his authority”.

This, he noted, caused the deaths “of thousands of lives and the displacement of some further 50,000 persons.”

Shehu wrote: “It is important to stress to our partners and colleagues in the United Kingdom that not all who press them have the best interests of either democratic governance or peaceful coexistence in mind. For example, the former Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, named and quoted in the letter as a source on military matters, relinquished that position some 40 years ago – in 1979.

“He was last in a government position 17 years ago in 2003 (as Minister of Defence). At that time, religious and ethnic riots erupted in two states of the federation, (2001 and 2002), these were violently and ruthlessly put down by the military under his authority, leading to the loss of thousands of lives and the displacement of some further 50,000 persons. He is, therefore, not a natural source of pressure for good governance.”

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Shehu also accused the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) of embarking on a global campaign against Nigeria.

“Another, signatory to the letter, is well-known to be associated with the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a Nigerian-blacklisted terrorist group. The IPOB is running a well-known (source-of-financing-unknown) international campaign intended to damage the reputation of Nigeria and its government in order to further their cause of “independence”. He jumped bail in Nigeria. He frequently travels on a Nigerian passport but urged his supporters to burn their passports!

“The IPOB barely mention their aims in their publicity; neither do they mention that their own leadership do not claim to be Christian. Yet, their media and lobbying campaign has focused near-exclusively on promoting matters related to Christianity in Nigeria, promulgating false claims that a government with 50 per cent of its cabinet and 50 per cent of its State Governors who are Christian somehow works against Christians”, Shehu added.

https://dailypost.ng/2020/09/24/killings-in-nigeria-presidency-attacks-ty-danjuma-ipob/

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Marine54(m): 5:16am On Sep 25, 2020
FG, the attacking dogs !

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Temitopemo6e6(m): 5:20am On Sep 25, 2020
Both PDP and APC has failed Nigeria. What we HV is recycled politics

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Temitopemo6e6(m): 5:25am On Sep 25, 2020
DANJUMA YOU WERE PART Of THOSE THAT LED US INTO THIS MESS CALLED BUHARI...

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Commonsense99: 5:29am On Sep 25, 2020
grin
Typical id1iotic Nigerian leader with zero IQ.
And he didn't confront the issue of killings, his interest is to attack those who reported the killings, one will be forced to conclude this government is also complicit in the killings.
This is an Internet age where everyone is a camera man, hence it becomes impossible to deny facts that are littered all over the Internet.

I will suggest the US, UK and EU should impose another visa ban on any leader under whose government people are beign massacred meaninglessly, it appears visa ban is the only language these morons understand faster.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by galaxy2020(m): 5:35am On Sep 25, 2020
They attack anyone who points out their deficiency. What a government.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by helinues: 5:36am On Sep 25, 2020
shocked

How I wish FG could attack BH and bandits like this

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by bioemmy: 5:36am On Sep 25, 2020
Attack the bandits and criminals, not your critics.

Attack Obasanjo,
Attack IPOB,
Attack Danjuma,
Attack Atiku,
Attack Afenifere,
Attack Arewa

If your works are clean, people will do the attacking for you.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Racoon(m): 5:37am On Sep 25, 2020
They will never attack or lambaste armed bandits, Fulani militias, BH terrorists with such zeal or gusto.They will never work on intel they receive but instead be attacking patriotic Nigerians constantly suffering but same time reminding them of their constitutional responsibility.

Stupid government of terrorists.Oga TY Danjuma, Gen. Gowon and others- guess this is the one Nigeria you all fought for? Una good morning.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by eazymoni: 5:38am On Sep 25, 2020
Thank God the world is becoming more aware of the genocide going in this country with the tactical help of the federal govt. The fulanis are hell bent on exterminating the rest of the country, using both brute force and legislation to kill people and grab land as much as possible. I pray america will intervene or all those "Christians" that have sold their birthright and conscience will wake up and create a defence force.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Zendinho(m): 5:45am On Sep 25, 2020
OBJ,
ATIKU
DANJUMA
KWANKWANSO
SARAKI
TAMBUWAL
TINUBU
EZEKWESILI

Can you recalled these names prior to the 2015 general elections grin

This is how i look at them when they complain about this administration... grin

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Racoon(m): 5:46am On Sep 25, 2020
helinues:
How I wish FG could attack BH and bandits like this
Same FG FG that is the biggest bandit/BH terrorists who are always rationalizing the atrocious activities of these killers? Abeg swerve!

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Nobody: 5:50am On Sep 25, 2020
Foolishness oozes out of every living and nonliving thing in Buhari's administration.
It's quite pitiful.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by helinues: 5:53am On Sep 25, 2020
Racoon:
Same FG FG that is the biggest bandit/BH terrorists who are always rationalizing the atrocious activities of these killers? Abeg swerve!

Relax your mind Mr.

This hatred for anything Buhari is getting out of hand..

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Racoon(m): 6:01am On Sep 25, 2020
helinues:
Relax your mind Mr.This hatred for anything Buhari is getting out of hand..
"....The major catastrophe about Buhari administration is, they are not open to criticism in whatever guise.Once an attempt is made to call out a specific government's policy, as usual a brigade of its hirelings, propagandists & foot-soldiers will be quick to brandish such a person, group or individual an enemy of state and other unprintable names...."
http://saharareporters.com/2020/06/20/insecurity-sleeping-president-adbullahi-d-mohammed

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Susu888(m): 6:04am On Sep 25, 2020
Well said by garba shehu.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by helinues: 6:05am On Sep 25, 2020
Racoon:
"....The major catastrophe about Buhari administration is, they are not open to criticism in whatever guise.Once an attempt is made to call out a specific government's policy, as usual a brigade of its hirelings, propagandists & foot-soldiers will be quick to brandish such a person, group or individual an enemy of state and other unprintable names...."
http://saharareporters.com/2020/06/20/insecurity-sleeping-president-adbullahi-d-mohammed

And you are yet to be arrested?

I have not read a single comment from you for the past 5 years commending FG on the little development they have done.

May be if you had criticize GEJ like this, he would have won his reelection.

Life is too short to be hating morning/day and night about someone who is not even aware of all this ranting

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by appishani1(m): 6:09am On Sep 25, 2020
let them attack boko Haram now

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by ezenwajosh(m): 6:18am On Sep 25, 2020
I THOUGHT NAIRALAND ZOMBIES SAID NNAMDI KANU STRATEGY CAN NEVER GET BIAFRA THAT ALL HE DO IS INSULT ON RADIO



I THOUGHT NIGERIA GOVERNMENT SAID IPOB ARE MISCREANTS, CHEAP ATTENTION SEAKERS HOPING TO MAKE MONEY AND HAS NO POWER THAT ONCE YOU GIVE THEIR LEADERS MONEY THEY WILL SHUT UP


I THOUGHT IPOB ARE TERRORIST GROUP, AM STILL WAITING THE DAY ISIS, ISWA, BOKOHARAM, FULANI ARM JIHADIST MILITIA WILL PETITION UK AND US



THE DAY IT WILL BE MADE OPEN HOW FAR IPOB HAS GONE.... YOU ALL WILL REALISE IGBOS HAS ALREADY LEFT NIGERIA.....NIGERIAN POLITICIANS KNOWS THIS ESPECIALLY NORTHERN FULANI POLITICIANS.... THEY NEED ALL THE MONEY AND POWER TO SUSTAIN THEMSELVES UPON NIGERIA IMMINENT BREAK UP.....BECAUSE ONCE IGBOS LEAVE NIGERIA I CAN ASSURE YOU NO ONE IS STAYING ANYMORE

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by BUHARImyDOG: 6:23am On Sep 25, 2020
I don't know why they always panick about igbo. When Igbo said they would not participate in the last election..Python Dance was declared on them. When Igbo decide to vote Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ( a complete Muslim northern who have even observed hajj), they complained that Igbo play politics of bitterness.

If igboman push for resource control, they say that igbos will be poor and backward. When its igboman's turn they raise issue of competence. When igboman present a competent candidate they claim he has no political spread.

When igboman present candidate with the best spread they talk about building bridge. When igboman build bridge the respond that the igboman have not done enough to show that they want to rule.

When igboman agitates the independence they respond that igboman is declaring war on the country.

When they igboman succeed in a particular area of business, they respond that Igbo want to dominate everybody.


My question is what do they actually want from the igboman.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Ategberoson(m): 6:25am On Sep 25, 2020
Garba Shehu and femi Adesina are just mere employee, I don't know who give them the confidence for this comparison press


some imbeciles voters elected you to avoid what Danjuma and those you're accusing done in the past. they believe the election of your principal will put a stop to this insecurities and ethnic differences going on in this country but instead of this useless and Godforsaken government they relied on to curtail the excess of this insecurities, they were rather inflating it and acting nonchalant on Nigerian cries


let's go back to 1963 system of govt because civil war is eminent, Buhari rules the way he want, he doesn't even understand if he was elected as a Democratic president


we aren't ready for another civil war, let this dumb blockhead mallam change his way

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by BUHARImyDOG: 6:27am On Sep 25, 2020
helinues:

Relax your mind Mr.
This hatred for anything Buhari is getting out of hand..



buhari is a terrorist mr man

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by helinues: 6:28am On Sep 25, 2020
BUHARImyDOG:



buhari is a terrorist mr man

BUHARImyDOG

NL's, make una see person moniker's name ooo..

When would you guys move on?

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Enudapan: 6:34am On Sep 25, 2020
Nah eh! No qualms

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by kingzizzy: 6:36am On Sep 25, 2020
BUHARImyDOG:
I don't know why they always panick about igbo. When Igbo said they would not participate in the last election..Python Dance was declared on them. When Igbo decide to vote Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ( a complete Muslim northern who have even observed hajj), they complained that Igbo play politics of bitterness.

If igboman push for resource control, they say that igbos will be poor and backward. When its igboman's turn they raise issue of competence. When igboman present a competent candidate they claim he has no political spread.

When igboman present candidate with the best spread they talk about building bridge. When igboman build bridge the respond that the igboman have not done enough to show that they want to rule.

When igboman agitates the independence they respond that igboman is declaring war on the country.

When they igboman succeed in a particular area of business, they respond that Igbo want to dominate everybody.


My question is what do they actually want from the igboman

They want Igbos to remain slaves within Nigeria

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by jlinkd78(m): 6:36am On Sep 25, 2020
By this reply from FG they have confirmed to all that Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB Twitter pressure is really hitting the janjawed Govt real hard and this has cleared the air about d source of d recent onslaught and verbal assault by d international community on Nigeria. All we can say is Ohamadike keep up d momentum and may wisdom dat is profitable to direct be upon u. Garba Shehu while rubbishing Danjuma made him appear as one with conflict of interest then what of Nnamdi Kanu who is Jewish but fighting for d majority Christians u forget to note dat d world would believe him cos no conflict of interest meaning he is neutral and saying d truth. U labeled IPOB a terrorist group but d world listen and take action on his letters

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by kukoyi17226: 6:37am On Sep 25, 2020
Well said by garba shehu.
Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Esseite: 6:38am On Sep 25, 2020
These people dont need Danjuma or IPOB to see the truth, the number of refugee migrants alone with ethnic cleansing reasons already says so much.

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Nobody: 6:44am On Sep 25, 2020
The Zoo

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by Finnese001: 7:00am On Sep 25, 2020
Presidency

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Re: Garba Shehu Slams Danjuma, IPOB Over Killings In Nigeria, Letter By UK Lawmakers by akpa666: 7:02am On Sep 25, 2020
federal government should shut the Bleep up and get to work

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