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I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by yashau(m): 8:50am On Apr 16
Pantami’s call to Jihad and unalloyed support for murderous groups portray him as a dyed-in-the-wool Islamic fundamentalist. Yet, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Pantami as communications minister to control the country’s massive data and telephone infrastructure and other sensitive details of national intelligence.



telephone infrastructure and other sensitive details of national intelligence.

BY SAHARAREPORTERS, NEW YORKAPR 16, 2021

Though Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, denounces any allegiance to Boko Haram, he expressed support for the global extremist groups — the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.


“This jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria,’’ Pantami said in one of his vicious preachings in the 2000s. “Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and al-Qaeda (Allahumma’ nṣur Ṭālibān wa-tanẓīm al Qā‘ida).”


Isa Pantami
Pantami’s call to Jihad and unalloyed support for murderous groups portray him as a dyed-in-the-wool Islamic fundamentalist. Yet, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Pantami as communications minister to control the country’s massive data and telephone infrastructure and other sensitive details of national intelligence.

When contacted on Wednesday by Peoples Gazette regarding his support for the terrorist groups, the minister did not comment.
On Monday, Pantami threatened to sue some media platforms for reporting that he is on the U.S. terror watchlist for supporting Boko Haram.

The minister had claimed on Twitter that his lectures “against the doctrines and all other evil people (terrorists) have been available for over 15 years, including debates that endangered my life against many criminals in Nigeria.”

But he failed to acknowledge that he is an avowed supporter of the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, as revealed in a 2019 academic document ‘Debating Boko Haram’ seen by The Gazette.

Pantami invited Muslims, especially “Ahlus Sunna” (Salafis), to be sceptical of politicians and religious leaders calling for peace and understanding but retaliate with Jihad.

“This jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria (hādhā jihād farḍ ‘ayn ‘ala kull Muslim wa-khuṣūṣan fī Nījīriyā),” he added. Pantami’s comments were translated by Professor Andrea Brigaglia, an African expert at Naples University in Italy. Nigerian scholar, Musa Ibrahim of the University of Florida in the United States, contributed to the paper that explored the onset of Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Top journal publisher academia.edu published the research in March 2019, several months before Buhari tapped Pantami as a minister. Pantami’s violent preachings, which he rendered in Hausa and Arabic throughout the late 1990s and early to mid-2000s, had gone largely unreported in the Nigerian mainstream media.

The document detailed how Pantami offered himself as a volunteer to mobilise the Hisba police of the North, requesting to be appointed as the “commander” (kwamanda) of a militia (ready to travel to Yelwa Shendam) to fight in defence of the Muslims.

The speech, which is about 20 minutes long, concluded with the prayer, “Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and to al-Qaeda (Allahumma’ nṣur Ṭālibān wa-tanẓīm alQā‘ida).”

“During his speech, Pantami is in tears, and his voice is often broken by sighs. The genuineness of his emotional response to what was, without doubt, a dramatic episode in the history of violent conflict in Plateau state is obvious,” said the report.

In a second speech, delivered in 2006, Pantami offered his public condolences for the death of the leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, al-Zarqawi.

“May God have mercy on Aḥmad alFāḍil al-Khalayleh, raḥmatullāh’ alayhi. May God forgive his mistakes. He is a human being. He has certainly some mistakes in front of God, so may God forgive his mistakes. Who am I talking about? He is Abū Muṣ‘ab al-Zarqāwī.

“He was born in 1966 of the Christian era, that is forty years ago. […] After some time, he was given responsibility for a camp in Herat. It was the Commander of the Faithful (Amīr almu’minīn) Mollah Omar ‒ may God preserve him ‒ who personally gave him the authority to run this camp.”

The document noted Pantami as further saying, “To this date, in the community of the Prophet we have some awesome people, people of awesome faith, who follow the creed of the Sunna and thanks to whom the enemies of God are unable to find rest in this world.

“They have killed the Shaykh, the martyr Abdallah Yusuf Azzam ‒ may God have mercy on him ‒ but did the struggle end? They went on to strike Chechnya, and they killed many of them: did it end? […] Whenever one goes, another one comes, and he is even more awesome than the first,” Pantami added.

In 2012, former President Goodluck Jonathan made a veiled reference to the fact that terrorists and their sympathisers had infiltrated his government. Boko Haram and other terror groups in the country have continued to terrorise Nigerians by the wanton destruction of lives and property.
http://saharareporters.com/2021/04/16/i-support-terrorist-groups-taliban-al-qaeda-not-boko-haram%E2%80%94-minister-pantami

Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by yashau(m): 8:50am On Apr 16
Hnmmm, this religion fanatic.

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by November1857(m): 8:52am On Apr 16
Then you are a terrorist, there's no different between between Boko Haram and the above mention terrorist group.

A serving Nigerian minister is a terrorist! Pathetic..

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by Anigreat: 8:52am On Apr 16
shocked



Imagine what a minister is saying openly, what's the different between Boko Haram and alqae-dai , Isis and Taliban? these sect shared the same ideology, they're connected to each other .

Imagine this terrorist held any political position in a saner clime and openly said this, they would've served him a sack letter the next minute, but here since our darling president is a chief terrorist, nothing will happen.

Nigeria is doomed with this type of terrorist parading as minister.


You see the type of people they expect a proud BIAFRAN like me to share country with.
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by descarado: 8:55am On Apr 16
Seems like Sahara reporter source for info here.

How much is sowore paying Seun?

Most naija newspapers or media get first hand info here then expand it.
Intellectual thieves everywhere.



Anyway, this isn't news anymore.


The koko be say, the guy siddon full ground for his office.
He ain't going nowhere.
Buhari said worst and he was made president.
If you don't condemn Buhari but condemn this man, u are a hypocrite.

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by NaijaMutant(f): 8:58am On Apr 16
You support foreign terrorists and not local terrorists.


What happened to buy naija to grow naija undecided

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by fernandez1(m): 9:00am On Apr 16
Minister of terrorist affair

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by NaijaMutant(f): 9:00am On Apr 16
descarado:
Seems like Sahara reporter source for info here.

How much is sowore paying Seun?

Most naija newspapers or media get first hand info here then expand it.
Intellectual thieves everywhere.



Anyway, this isn't news anymore.


The koko be say, the guy siddon full ground for his office.
He ain't going nowhere.
Buhari said worst and he was made president.
If you don't condemn Buhari but condemn this man, u are a hypocrite.


I'm still looking for the sense in this post. angry

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by SmellingAnus(m): 9:01am On Apr 16
I wanted to say something but I just remembered I have done my sim registration...
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by NaijaMutant(f): 9:04am On Apr 16
November1857:
Then you are a terrorist, there's no different between between Boko Haram and the above mention terrorist group.

A serving Nigerian minister is a terrorist! Pathetic..

He's only a foreign terrorists.
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by CodeTemplar: 9:07am On Apr 16
What a country. A whole minister and Buhari is thinking about aba shoemakers and how to call them iPods. g

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by NaijaMutant(f): 9:07am On Apr 16
SmellingAnus:
I wanted to say something but I just remembered I have done my sim registration...

How do I remove my comment undecided
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by SmellingAnus(m): 9:09am On Apr 16
NaijaMutant:

How do I remove my comment undecided
Hahhahahahhaha
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by descarado: 9:20am On Apr 16
NaijaMutant:



I'm still looking for the sense in this post. angry

Not for a low IQ person like you.
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by Proflere: 9:23am On Apr 16
Read this thing this morning and I can only say we are in deep shit.

If your belief support killings and evil against humanity, then you're from the devil.

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by CandyOps(m): 9:25am On Apr 16
I'm not even surprised by Naija news anymore.

It's a pity being a Nigerian. Esp a lower class one.
Best option for everyone is to have the basic defense & survival skills.

You also need to install security cameras in your residence even if you don't feel any imminent danger.

See my signature for more details on Smart Home Bulb Cameras
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by InvestingExpert(m): 9:42am On Apr 16
What's the difference between them

All terrorists

What do you expect from terrorists?

Peace?

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Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by harmargedon: 10:06am On Apr 16
pussy ass terrorists
Re: I Support Terrorist Groups Like Taliban, Al-qaeda, Not Boko Haram— Isa Pantami by ruggedtimi(m): 10:56am On Apr 16
descarado:
Seems like Sahara reporter source for info here.

How much is sowore paying Seun?

Most naija newspapers or media get first hand info here then expand it.
Intellectual thieves everywhere.



Anyway, this isn't news anymore.


The koko be say, the guy siddon full ground for his office.
He ain't going nowhere.
Buhari said worst and he was made president.
If you don't condemn Buhari but condemn this man, u are a hypocrite.
At the bottom of the thread there is a link to the actual source. The op copied the news from Sahara reporters. Nairaland Is an open forum

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