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Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by GodHatesBigots(m): 10:23am On May 02
The cascading level of insecurity ravaging most parts of Nigeria has heightened anxiety among members of the Diplomatic Community in the country as diplomats have reportedly restricted their movements across the states even within Abuja, the capital city where most of them are resident.

The Boko Haram fighters, ISWAP, al-Qaeda and bandits elements have reportedly invaded most parts of Nigeria with the ferocity of a mad horse let loose on hapless citizens. They have abducted many for ransom, maimed, killed scores and taken women and girls as sex slaves.

The most disturbing aspect appears to the seeming helplessness of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the menace, which lends credence to the insinuations that the government might be complicit in the violence with the aim to push for the alleged irredentist agenda of his Fulani ethnic group fingered in most of the extreme violence.

LEADERSHIP Sunday gathered that members of the international community are apprehensive of the threats posed by the staggering insecurity, and are taking adequate steps following security alerts from their home countries to survive the current storm in Nigeria.

Two days ago, the Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, raised the alarm that large parts of his state have been taken over by Boko Haram, and threatening Abuja, just 2 hours from the state. This is proof that the terrorists and their backers have become so brazen and emboldened to do more damage almost unrestrained.

One of the diplomats, from an African country, who spoke to LEADERSHIP Sunday, said “we have adjusted in everything, in movements and in interactions. So, it is affecting the diplomatic community. If you don’t know your area of operation then you are limited in your knowledge of the place. We move fearing that we might be abducted. So, we have to live by what is available.

“If the capital city is threatened now you cannot even imagine traveling to other parts of the country. If the policemen and the Nigerian military personnel on patrol are attacked how about us, very simple people, traveling? We can easily be smashed. The level of insecurity has grown unprecedented.”
Also coming from one of the Asian countries, was another tale of fear that “the situation has become so unbearable that members of the international community in Nigeria are being cautious.”

Corroborating the fears of the diplomatic Community, Public Affairs analyst, Dr. Katch Ononuju, said the situation “is a cause for alarm for the diplomatic community because they cannot be removed from the general feel of insecurity.”

He accused President Buhari of complicity in the crisis and tasked the diplomatic community to send wires to their home countries to mount pressure on Buhari to stem the crisis.

“All these coming from the foreign missions are simply meant to tell Buhari that outsiders are watching and the overwhelming report from us in Nigeria is that the government of Buhari does have a hand in the cascading violence in the country to promote Fulani intention,” Ononuju said.

He tasked the President to stem this violence because investors are leaving the country and moving to other countries. He said “no investor will come to Nigeria with this raging insecurity, they are moving to Ghana because they have the intelligence and people have been employed to do a proper analysis of the country.”

Also speaking on the raging issue, Public affairs analyst, Perry Opara, said insecurity is hurting Nigeria’s image abroad. He said “we must face the reality that the insecurity situation has expanded so very much that the move to get intelligence, advice and collaboration with countries and international organizations, have become imperative.

“Internal security cannot happen without external involvement, so, I am thinking that if the federal government thinks it is good to engage the international community it will help. Going forward the internal security in Nigeria should also be beefed up,” he said.

Last Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari, had a virtual meeting with the United States Secretary of States, Anthony Blinken, where he solicited support to tackle the menace, even as he debunked claims of government complicity describing it as unfortunate.

Also on Tuesday, The British Minister For Africa, James Duddridge, during a visit to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affair, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the security situation in Nigeria “is massively complex and no partnership is going to resolve the multiplicity of problems whether it is Boko Haram or Daesh or a number of other issues.” He added that Britain remains Nigeria’s reliable ally in the fight against insurgency.

However, these collaborations have come under intense scrutiny as many have questioned their potency and efficacy especially on intelligence gathering when the Boko Haram fighters, ISWAP and al-qeada are having a field day ravaging communities in Nigeria and perhaps not as much response from the Nigerian security forces.


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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Nbotee(m): 10:28am On May 02
But ZonBs will tell U dis is the best Administration in the history of the country

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by SLAP44: 10:30am On May 02
grin

When we told them to listen to the complaints of IPOB in 2014, they all chose to play the ostrich till the fulanis pulled their heads out of the sand.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by chatinent(m): 10:43am On May 02
Mehn..
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Rodwave: 11:09am On May 02
No peace for the wicked
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by bazzyblings: 11:23am On May 02
I have no comment

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by eedimo(m): 11:23am On May 02
Men have failed us, the battle is now of the Lord.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Sabadon(m): 11:23am On May 02
we never had it dis bad walahi

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Cosmatikka: 11:24am On May 02
Have they linked their NIN? grin wink

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by justhairs(m): 11:24am On May 02
kk
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by inoki247: 11:25am On May 02
in Zombies Voice have you linked your NiN....

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Xhuntra: 11:25am On May 02
When is Pantaharam resigning from the Senile one's government?

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by petrick10(m): 11:25am On May 02
And it all falls down to a bad and corrupt government. They never take blames, instead, they are very good at blackmailing their critics.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by choice17(m): 11:25am On May 02

I have never seen a stubborn failure like Buhari!!! Is so painful, APC were never prepare to rule Nigeria


Everything is falling apart in Nigeria, staying out 9pm is at own risk.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Pmanoo: 11:25am On May 02
Buhari is a disaster. how can a dull cattle rearer rule over us. God save us.


OK. check this link below

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Dozis: 11:26am On May 02
In 2003, Muhammadu Buhari picked an Igbo man, Chuba Okadigbo as his running mate, but Igbos voted for Obasanjo/Atiku.

In 2007, Muhammadu Buhari picked another Igbo man, Edwin Ume-Ezoke as his running mate, but Igbos voted for Yaradua/Goodluck.

We also rejected him in 2011 and 2015.

We never believed in Muhammadu Buhari even when he chose Igbo men as his running mate.

If you look at what is happening in Nigeria today, Igbos have been vindicated for not voting President Muhammadu Buhari four times.

Believe it or not, Igbos have foresight!!!

- Enyinnaya Abaribe

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by akilo1: 11:26am On May 02
We don scam nigerians,i dey fast and they want me to die like idris derby,osibande i will tell nigeriwns make them give us 3rd tenure,then go get sense by force

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Zooposki: 11:26am On May 02
Very soon they will all be captured and beheaded life on National TV. cheesy cheesy cheesy

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Fooolishbuharri: 11:27am On May 02
Lai Mohammed would come out now to say our

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by shegzhkn: 11:27am On May 02
Which diplomatic community, country full of clowns.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by bigfish3k: 11:27am On May 02
Why not?
They are contributors to Nigeria's problems

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by wpadmin: 11:27am On May 02
Why dem no go fear
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by onuman: 11:27am On May 02
But Western intelligence had since told Nigerians that ISWAP/Boko Haram had concluded plans to take over Nigeria.

ISWAP/Boko Haram are gradually gaining all of Nigeria.

In 2001, Buhari told a large crowd of Moslems in Kaduna that he would not relent until Islamic Sharia criminal justice system is applied in all the states of Nigeria.

Boko Haram says it’s fighting for a country to be governed with sharia criminal laws.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Fooolishbuharri: 11:27am On May 02
Lai Mohammed would soon come out to blame the citizens and say the diplomats are lying. He'd cause the NBC to slam a fine on the Leadership newspaper for embarrassing the government!

That old fool from kastina, Masari, would say buhari is tolerating us. Adesina would come out to say whether we scream or cry from now till tomorrow, Buhari doesn't care neither does he give a damn! Garbage shehu would come out to say we should give lands to fulanis and BH so they can carve out their caliphate in peace.

In all, I will ask a very simple question to the fools and zombies who sing the praises of buhari and the fools in power. How market? Have you linked your NIN? Because we need to link the NIN to Wade off the terrorists. SMH!

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by CHANNELStv2020: 11:28am On May 02
As long as they support the people over this wicked government,they have nothing to fear ABSOLUTELY.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by BruncleZuma: 11:28am On May 02
Eyah
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Rexnegro(m): 11:28am On May 02
Ghenghen
Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by VillageHead: 11:29am On May 02
Lai Mohammed don tire!


make we wait hear wetin Sheu Garuba and Femi Adeshina go talk.

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by BigYash: 11:29am On May 02
Its still good. When these terrorists remembers the use of explosives again like it was in the days of GEJ, na there real wahala go dey..

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Re: Fear Grips Diplomatic Community Amid Worsening Insecurity In Nigeria by Nobody: 11:29am On May 02
SLAP44:
grin

When we told them to listen to the complaints of IPOB in 2014, they all chose to play the ostrich till the fulanis pulled their heads out of the sand.

APC came into power because PDP was not doing well security wise.

You Nigerians and Biafrans and whatever should vote for other parties.

We are in this mess because your side and their side aren't interested in good governance

So stop the mockery pdp man. If your party had done well, do you think that anyone would have considered an old and retired cargo like Buhari?

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