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|US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Abujason: 7:39pm On Nov 12, 2021|
A United States-based group, Global Advocates For Terrorism Eradication, GATE, on Friday, petitioned the office of the United States Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinke, demanding that the United States Government should designate some Nigerian Government officials as sponsors of terrorism, alleging that “from all available indices, what is happening in Nigeria is State-sponsored Terrorism”.
GATE said its core objectives are to stop the provision of material support, funding and prosecutorial protection of terrorists by state actors.
In a statement by its Principal Advocate, Robert Berry, the 26-page petition alleged that the Nigerian government was allegedly sponsoring terrorism by carrying out terrorist activities including training, fundraising, financing, and recruitment of terrorists and terrorist activities.
The organization said that “the Nigerian Government officials have deployed the instrumentality of power and are using the veil of sovereignty in knowingly consenting and with malicious intent allowing and promoting the use of Nigeria as a breeding ground and recruitment nursery for international terrorism activities contrary to foreign relations authorizations act fiscal years 1988 and 1989 (P.L.100 to 204:22 U.S.C 2656f), as amended.”
The letter chronicles numerous terrorist activities that establish the culpability of the Nigerian govt and its officials. Some of those acts include providing funds to terrorists and terrorist organizations; providing material support including weapons and equipment to terrorists, actively and expressly encouraging and inciting terrorist activities.
Other allegations against the Nigerian Government are prosecutorial protection to terrorists by directly engaging in acts of terrorism and extrajudicial killings, using security agencies.
GATE, in the petition, accused the present administration of aiding terrorism in Nigeria.
The group stated that the US Government designating Nigerian officials as sponsors of terrorism will have far-reaching legal implications, including potentially arrest and criminal prosecution in a federal US court if they visit the country.
The petition reads in part: “The balance of terror of government’s false narrative has further exposed the complicity of the Nigerian Government in the anti-Christian butcheries and its monumental failure in discharging its constitutional duties of protecting and safeguarding the citizens irrespective of their religion, tribe or creed.
“The Government has not only failed to provide official credible data of the killings, maiming and Christian properties destroyed or burnt but also undermined, mangled and denied same when independently presented.
“The Government has also failed woefully in letting Nigerians and the International Community know, with verifiable statistics, the proportionality or dis-proportionality of such interfaith asymmetric killings, maiming and destroyed or burnt or lost properties.
“That is to say that there are no credible data from the present central Government of Nigeria or its security and law enforcement agencies including Nigeria Police Force and Defense or Army Headquarters, showing the percentage or number of attacks against defenceless Christian communities by the state-backed and protected Jihadist Herdsmen or reprisals by the victim Christian communities, if any.
“In other words, there are no credible Government’s records or from its security and law enforcement agencies showing the number of attacks against Christians since mid-2015 by Jihadist Herdsmen, number of Christians killed, a number of their lands seized and occupied by the Jihadists and number of Christians’ properties including dwelling houses, worship and learning centres destroyed or burnt or lost to Jihadist Herdsmen.
Government or security or law enforcement records are near totally absent, if not totally absent regarding the number of Jihadist Herdsmen arrested and investigated, convicted and jailed since mid-2015 for killing Christians or seizing or destroying their properties especially their sacred learning and worship centres. Independent records have continued to indicate that such perpetrators are often not arrested but shielded by the security forces.
“On the other hand, there are also no credible records from the same Government or its security and law enforcement agencies showing the number of attacks against Jihadist Herdsmen or Fulani citizens or settlements by the victim Christian groups or communities, number of Fulani citizens killed, number of their lands seized and occupied, number of Fulani properties including dwelling houses, Mosques and learning centres destroyed or burnt by same Christian avengers.
“On our part and independently speaking, the evidence on the ground grossly shows the contrary or contradicts all the Government claims. Apart from attacks on Christians in Nigeria being brutally asymmetric or ‘98%/2%’ ratio; or radical Islamists’ attacks or violence against Christians 98% and reprisals against such attacks or violence 2% or less; the Nigerian Government, adding to its monumental failure to protect Christians and fish out and punish their attackers, has also repeatedly repelled such reprisals if rarely risen or rarely about to occur.
Under the same Government, any reprisal killing of Herdsman is given the widest media attention locally and internationally; with the wheel of justice speeded up against the perpetrator(s). But when Christians are massacred, Government rolls out industrially its media censorship and inaction including aiding and abetting; for purpose of dwarfing or mangling the same.
“Both in principle and in practice, the present Government of Nigeria has provided and still provides maximum protection for Fulani settlements and their jihadist groups and turned and still turns blind eyes, including little or zero response, to an early warning or distress calls on the side of the persecuted Christians and their properties, especially when under attack or about to be attacked.
“Naturally, individual or group victim citizens’ reprisals become inevitable when governing or securing authorities woefully failed in their duties to protect them and go after their attackers; or whereby same governing or securing authorities take sides and shield the perpetrators and cover up their atrocities.
“In the case of persecuted Christians and their communities in Nigeria or any part thereof, they have remained substantially pacifist, nonviolent, peaceful and law-abiding; allowing themselves to be massacred at will; only for the same Government and its security and law enforcement agencies especially the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force to torment and punish them for being nonviolent.
“Even in the midst of vicious, systematic and coordinated attacks or violence against them by the Jihadist Herdsmen, the Government does little or nothing to protect and secure them other than to criminalize and collectively frame them up with all manners of false labelling and accusations.’’
Tackles FG on Igboho, Kanu
Besides, the group said: “The Department of State Services (DSS), which is the secret police of the Nigerian government, raided the house and killed two domestic staff of a Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. The activist, Chief Igboho, was protesting the incessant killings by herdsmen in Yoruba land.
It also accused the Federal Government of “conspiring with Kenyan officials to carry out the kidnap, torture extraordinary rendition and continued detention of the leader of IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of IPOB who has waged an effective resistance against jihadists.”
“The current Nigerian Government is executing a Global Jihadist agenda that is comparable, if not more insidious than that of the Taliban’s of Afghanistan. It is even more dangerous because it is mixed with genocidal tendencies. It is in the best interest of the United States and all the democratic countries of the world to identify this threat early and address it now. This is to prevent the further spread of the global jihadist agenda of the Buhari government and to arrest an imminent ethnic and religious genocide.”
“We, therefore, urge that the United States Secretary of State, designate the Nigerian Government and the listed State Actors as State sponsors of terrorism to kick start the statutory process and legal instruments of holding them accountable for their high crimes of sponsoring international terrorism.
You may kindly note that at the expiration of the two months’ notice, GATE, shall proceed with applying for a writ of mandamus to enjoin the United States Secretary of State to issue the designation”, it stated.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:42pm On Nov 12, 2021|
“The current Nigerian Government is executing a Global Jihadist agenda that is comparable, if not more insidious than that of the Taliban’s of Afghanistan. It is even more dangerous because it is mixed with genocidal tendencies. It is in the best interest of the United States and all the democratic countries of the world to identify this threat early and address it now. This is to prevent the further spread of the global jihadist agenda of the Buhari government and to arrest an imminent ethnic and religious genocide.”-"Of course the reality is clear to all discerning minds. More individuals and organisations now agree that the ruling party is the direct sponsor of insecurity and terrorism in Nigeria.
-1). We know very clearly that the Fulani terrorists in Nigeria were brought in from Mali, Sierra Leone, etc., by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2015 elections as was confessed by Alhaji Kawu Baraje, former APC leading national chieftain.
-2). Former President Olusegun Obasanjo previously declared: “Fulanisation, Islamisation Agenda Going On In Nigeria”.
-3). We know that Nigerian security forces know exactly where the terrorists are camped as confirmed by Sheik Ahmad Gumi.
-4). We know that, “The Armed Forces are not neutral. They are conniving with the armed bandits that are killing people,” as concluded by Gen. Theophilus Danjuma.
-5). We know that a herdsman arrested in Plateau State was armed with a Nigerian military rifle as confirmed by Police. Further, the Police gave the rifle number as HC2614. We also know that, the herdsmen repelled and captured in Ogoja had rifles from the Nigeria Army barracks in Ogoja as confirmed by Col. Nyiam (rtd).
-6). Remember that Ayo Fayose insisted that, the Federal Government is now the employer and defender of terrorists. According to Jonah Jang, “What is happening is not a secret; people are being brought from Mali, Chad and all over to come and occupy native land”
-7). We also know that the Presidency has insisted on developing RUGA settlements for these terrorist Fulani. Finally, Muhammadu Buhari, a retired Army General and a Fulani himself, is the Commander-in-Chief of these Armed Forces that are conniving with the armed Fulani bandits. Therefore, Buhari must be held responsible for the insecurity in Nigeria.https://independent.ng/abba-kyari-magu-are-products-of-corrupt-police-system-onovo/
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by MITCHELL96: 7:44pm On Nov 12, 2021|
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by excellence44(m): 7:44pm On Nov 12, 2021|
1. Kawo baraje: bandits where brought in by the apc govt.
2. Late Mailafia: some governors are sponsors
3. Femi adesina: Your ancestral land or your life.
4. Elrufai: we paid terrorist herdsmen to stop killing.
5. Otorm: buhari is shielding killer herdsmen.
6. Buhari: killer herdsmen are your brothers, learn to leave with them.
Bandits are not Nigerians! Who is the president?
Truth is, the whole truth will come out come 2023 when this EVIL regime is no more. Amen!
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:47pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Buhari plotted a coup and took over power from President Shehu Shagari on Jan 1, 1984.However, he was overthrown 20 months later on august 27, 1985.He was placed under house arrest in Benin City for 40 months Aug.1985-Dec.1988.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by xpressionx(m): 7:48pm On Nov 12, 2021|
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Emergingnation(m): 7:49pm On Nov 12, 2021|
I said it, this government is a known Jihadist Fulani government
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:49pm On Nov 12, 2021|
“I will continue to show openly and inside me the total commitment to the Sharia movement that is sweeping all over Nigeria”, God willing, we will not stop the agitation for the total implementation of the Sharia in the country”
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Naijabad: 7:51pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Evil triumph over good when men of conscience maintains silence.
Buhari remains the greatest evil that befall Nigeria.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:51pm On Nov 12, 2021|
The President has not been fair to the Constitution he swore on oath to enforce and protect. If he did, most of the challenges confronting us today would not have emerged to haunt us.https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2021/07/24/is-the-president-aware-that-time-is-going/
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by gidgiddy: 7:54pm On Nov 12, 2021|
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:54pm On Nov 12, 2021|
"Over a decade of bokoharam insurgency in Nigeria and the federal government is yet to identify and bring to book a single sponsor of bokoharam.This simply speaks volumes about their sincerity in the anti-terrorism fight.
It’s also sad that the UAE despite alluding to identify-ing a government sponsor of BH terrorists within the nation, the govt is unwilling to publish the name due to pressure from the Nigerian government.Could it be Pantami?...."
Meanwhile, "the government of President Mohammed Buhari has witnessed the killings of thousands of Nigerians more than any other government in the history of this country, this categorically means that the President Buhari-led administration is one of the most irresponsible governments in our history.”
....Recalling that security topped Buhari’s agenda during 2015 campaigns, but that the security situation is worse than it used to be."
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by happy200(m): 7:55pm On Nov 12, 2021|
If Nigeria don't have data and you have data and evidence why not take Nigeria to competent court.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 7:57pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Many top ranking members of this satanic govt have never hidden their avowed affinity for BH terroriists even before ascending to govt and long desired to use state resources to sponsor them giving the kind of statement made by the president, Lai Mohammed, the Sultan himself, Isah Pantami, Bola Tinubu.Just check out these statements:
-"Maj.Gen.Muhammadu Buhari, has criticised the subsequent military offensive against the Boko Haram Islamic sect....The federal government's action was a gross injustice against the north....." (A fight against BH terrorists is a fight against the north." ) -Buhari.
-"Proscription of Ansaru( BH terrorists) violates the constitution.." -Lai Mohammed.
-"The sultan of Sokoto, the spiritual leader of Nigeria's Muslims, has condemned the military crackdown against the Islamist Boko Haram sect. "We cannot solve violence with violence," -Mohammed Sa'ad Abubakar.
-"..For instance, in response to a question about Osama bin Laden’s “killing of innocent unbelievers,” Pantami said although he conceded that Bin Laden was liable to err because he was human, “I still consider him as a better Muslim than myself” and pointed out that “We are all happy whenever unbelievers are being killed, but the Sharia does not allow us to kill them without a reason.” You can’t defend that. https://www.farooqkperogi.com/2021/04/pantami-is-my-friend-but-he-cant-be.html m=1#.YHpfhDGSfwg.twitter
-“Even if the Boko Haram fighters commit a crime, but can we justify the way and manner they are being killed? Just look at how they are killing people as if they are shooting pigs even though they commit a crime, why the extrajudicial killing?... -Isa Pantami
-"......Federal authorities must understand the deployment of brutal force alone will not be a sufficient approach towards addressing the country’s metastasising security crises, saying the government should instead emphasise other soft tactics to rescue the country from rampaging terrorists, bandits and herdsmen....."-Bola Tinubu.
-"How buhari stopped us from fighting Boko Haram” - South African mercenaries."
-"FG is setting our killers free - soldiers kick as 1,400 Boko Haram suspects are released."
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by BeeBeeOoh(m): 8:01pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Loud am abeg.
You can't be a sharia advocate without being a terrorist.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 8:04pm On Nov 12, 2021|
BeeBeeOoh:Waiting for the vulture griller to disagree as usual on this horrible truth about his wicked and satanic darling daddy.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Allsouls: 8:09pm On Nov 12, 2021|
The world is gradually saying the truth, that Buhari, Mallami, Pantami , El-Rufi etc are terrorist sponsor & patrons .
Nigeria under Buhari is a terrorist nation.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by BeeBeeOoh(m): 8:11pm On Nov 12, 2021|
That guy's comments irritates me I swear.
How can millions of people be suffering because of one man's stupidy, negligence, empty headedness and so on and someone somewhere will just be constituting public nuisance by shouting Darling daddy up and down cyberspace?
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Abujason: 8:26pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Bros, e weak me ooo.
Even when his people in Benue are getting killed and others being sent to IDP camps he still continues to be a nuisance hailing his darling daddy terrorist. I guess some people are born deaf and blind and only able to blab.
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by jlinkd78(m): 8:40pm On Nov 12, 2021|
The heat is on
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Misrighteousnes: 8:41pm On Nov 12, 2021|
You wanna move the world ? Be a man of value
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Arda1000(m): 8:49pm On Nov 12, 2021|
Make una dey there Dey speak grammar
Why is it you can not defend yourself against a Fulani assailant,self defense is a natural law but not when the Fulani are involved,if you killed a Fulani who came to kill you in Nigeria forget about it Ure gone
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Abujason: 9:04pm On Nov 12, 2021|
You want them to defend themselves or not?
You are advising them to defend themselves but at the same time saying anyone that tries to defend himself will be gone.
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by NotKnown: 9:09pm On Nov 12, 2021|
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by Racoon(m): 9:14pm On Nov 12, 2021|
BeeBeeOoh:It is just a just unfortunate that the mods continued to allow him disturbing the cyberspace with such much gibberish every now and then.Terrorists are in govt.
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by omenkaLives(m): 5:48am On Nov 13, 2021|
Saying IPOB is the most useless and daft terrorist group in the world is an understatement honestly. Instead of spending their resources on hiring more competent lawyers to represent their boss in court, they're busy chasing shadows, paying nonexistent and amorphous groups to publish propaganda materials in the hope that would make a dent somewhere.
A brief check of the so called "US based group" shows IT DOES NOT EXIST, and it's only known presence online is this news item by Vanguard and punch!! Just imagine that.
I also googled for their website and guess what, I came up EMPTY.
Now tell me, how is one supposed to take idiots like this serious? I wonder if the people at punch and vanguard even took a moment to look up the so called "GROUP based in US" before publishing this material. Yet some nitwits here are saying "this one is loud", etc. Little wonder Osite Chidoka called them Mad People.
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by omenkaLives(m): 5:50am On Nov 13, 2021|
The total reliance of ipob on propaganda is their greatest undoing. I'm very sure this nonexistent group, a group that on exists in this Vanguatd publication, must have been paid tens of thousands of dollars to write this bullocks.
Where is the office of the group? What is their website? When was it established?
Ipob is too daft and think everyone else reasons like their mkputummiri addicts.
After I couldnt find anything about the "US based group, Global Advocates for Terrorism Eradication", I decided to go further and type the name of their "Principal Advocate, Robert Berry", YET, the only things that came up in my search results were the publication by Vanguard, Punch, and one unknown blog "the paradiseng".
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by vedaxcool(m): 5:54am On Nov 13, 2021|
I keep advocating nairaland develops editorial standards this sort of useless news shouldn't be pushed to the front-page. There are many idiotic news like this that disappears from the publishing site and ends up here.
You can see the Mpuru Mmiri terrorists agents rushing from the wood works to support their terrorists propaganda! Once it is placed, they send the filthy ones to clean up the propaganda.
Thus nonsense garbage of a news must not make front page if there is still integrity in this site
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by BeardedMeat(m): 6:00am On Nov 13, 2021|
Garbage shehu and Femi Adesinner over to you.
This one is very loud!
|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by omenkaLives(m): 6:01am On Nov 13, 2021|
Allsoulls:Ipob is the fullest terrorist group on the planet.
The so called "US based group" DOES NOT EXIST and this whole crap was written by no one but Emma Pitiful himself!
Gidgiddi, can you show me the website of this your group or a profile of the group or the profile of its "principal advocate, ROBERT BERRY"?
Why does ipob think the only solution to their problem is PROPAGANDA?
Such daft terrorist group. I guess the idiots think no one would do a background check on the group once they write "US based group" on the article.
The group DOES NOT EXIST and THE ROBERT BERRY does not exist either.
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|Re: US Group Petitions US Gov Over Nigeria’s State Sponsored Terrorism, MNK & Igboho by vedaxcool(m): 6:02am On Nov 13, 2021|
Envious people, they hate people who have created something of value to add to the society. Imagine hating on someone t the country extent of hating the profession he does.
At least he is not a crumb beggar, he has a hand work that gives him dignity as a human being not a beggar waiting for politicians to toss kobo to his side.
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