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target=_blank rel=noopener>Rights Group Debunks Media Reports Claiming Police Indicted HEDA Chairman

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Nigeria’s anti-corruption group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has debunked a media report claiming the group’s Chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju, was indicted by the police over a ’forged’ email and phone tape.
 
On Tuesday, an online medium had reported that the HEDA Chairman was indicted of falsehood in the probe of an allegation that an e-mail and phone conversation attributed to Mohammed Bello Adoke, a former attorney-general of the federation, was forged.

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Reacting in a statement on Wednesday, HEDA Executive Secretary, Suleiman Arigbabu, said the report by the news medium claiming that the police had indicted Suraju based on a ‘report’ by the IGP Monitoring Unit, was untrue.
 
HEDA said the reports might have been sponsored by a former Petroleum Minister, Dan Etiebet, and former Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke.Recall that both had hired a lawyer to petition HEDA based on the group’s widespread campaign and litigation aimed at bringing crime suspects to book at courts in Milan, Italy.
 
HEDA said the intention of the sponsors of the fake report was to distract attention from an investigation already receiving the attention of the IGP Monitoring Unit, the Interpol and Cybercrimes unit of the police.
 
HEDA said two journalists called Suraju to get his reaction to the purported police report and claimed to have received a certified true copy of same.
 
The group said Suraju declined to give any comment since he was unaware of such a report.
 
The statement from HEDA reads, “For an average discerning mind and professional reporter, it is basic reasoning to detect this report is fallacious, unprofessional, distractive and poorly concocted by its producers.”
 
Arigbabu advised journalists to take up the fight against corruption as one of their core responsibilities.
 
HEDA said the Police IGP Monitoring Unit had invited Suraju, in his capacity as Chairman of HEDA Resource Centre on 27th March 2021, based on a petition by a lawyer, Kanu Agabi, on behalf of Bello Adoke (SAN). The petition was titled, “Forgery of Document for Unlawful Purposes of Interference with the Course of Justice”.
 
It said though the name of HEDA Resource Centre or Suraju was not mentioned in the petition, the invitation was received by the organization in good faith and as an opportunity to assist the police in its investigation. 
 
It said contrary to the claims of non-appearance as contained in the report, Suraju was officially invited and visited the IGP Monitoring Unit, and made statements six times between April 1st and today, with the last visit being Friday 27th August 2021. 
 
“On each of these occasions, he bore the cost of flights, taxis and hotels for his trip. The first visit, wherein Suraju was detained and eventually released on bail, is in the public domain.
 
“It is important, as a reminder to the public, that the subject of the petition was the forgery of an email in which Nigeria, as a sovereign state, was shortchanged to the tune of $1.1billion (one hundred and one billion US dollars). HEDA and its international partners have been involved in the advocacy for recovery of this money and prosecution of principal actors behind the heist,” the group said.
 
The group said this advocacy had helped Nigeria recover $75m of this money. The processes for the recovery of the balance are subjects of judicial processes in both the United Kingdom and Italy. 
 
 “Every other fabrication of ‘cyberstalking, giving false information to mislead public officer, injurious falsehood and criminal defamation with intent to incite’ can only exist in the imagination of the purveyor of the fake report and their collaborators in and out of government,” Arigbabu said.
 
HEDA said its legal status could be confirmed through the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

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E2%80%93-wike-way-fredrick-nwabufo target=_blank rel=noopener>Restructuring Nigeria with a cutlass – the Wike way By Fredrick Nwabufo

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“Restructuring Nigeria’’ is a quandary. There is no concord on the complexion or dimension which the re-engineering of Nigeria should take. There has been a cacophony of arguments, but one opinion which a good number of Nigerians hold is that the orbital states that make up the country should determine, manage and control their own resources. This is reasonable. 
 
It will be duplicitous to argue that the present complex is sustainable or rewarding. It is clearly not. We have been on this tenuous scaffolding for decades without measurable progress. Really, it makes no moral sense that the accruals from certain states are prodigalised among other states which seem not be making efforts to become financially viable. What this system has created is indolence and a predilection for sponging off the federal government. 
 
States naturally should be self-sustaining and competitive. What is the sense in creating states that end up sticking their proboscis deep into the national wealth bank, running it down with every gulp? This charade has effectuated stunted development across the board. While the productive states do not have enough for developmental projects and have to borrow in deficit, the beneficiaries of the ‘’papa-dash-me system’’ cannot drive themselves to growth. Both the giver and the taker are suspended in a loop of unrealised potential. 

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States should be able to compete on the basis of innovation, education and productivity. No state in Nigeria – whether in the north or in the south – is economically unviable. But the current arrangement is sapping them of the needed oomph to drive their development. 
 
For example, Zamfara is the state with the highest gold deposit in Nigeria. This is in addition to other minerals which are in commercial quantity — asbestos, columbite, chronite, iron ore, manganese, marble, lithium and tantalite. This alone is enough to make the north an affluent region. 
 
Other states in the north as well are rich in mineral resources. Adamawa has nentonite, gypsium, Kaolin and magnesite; Borno is blessed with bentonite, clay, diatomite, gypsium, hydro-carbon, kaolin and limestone; Kebbi is weathly in gold; Kaduna is endowed with amethyst, asbestos, clay, flosper, gemstone, gold, graphite, kaolin, hyanite, mica, rock crystal, ruby, sapphire, sihnite, superntinite, tentalime, topaz and tourmaline; and Kano is opulent in gassiterite, copper, gemstone, glass-sand, lead/zinc, pyrochinre and tantalite. 
 
As a matter of fact, it is an exertion of ignorance and bigotry to say the north brings nothing to the national till. The north is blessed with tremendous resources enough to be self-sustaining. But the defective system is also holding it down. Most of the mineral resources in the north are unquickened – because of the flawed structure. So, it is only logical to say, all are victims of the impaired set-up.
 
According to a report by Economic Confidential, a financial intelligence magazine, six states – Lagos, Rivers, Kaduna, Ogun, Oyo, and Anambra generated more internal revenues than 30 other states put together in 2020. The report says eight states are insolvent. 
 
The report says: ‘’Lagos remained steadfast in its number one position in IGR among the states with a total revenue generation of N418bn compared to FAA of N299bn which translate to 139% in the 12 months of 2020. It is followed by Rivers state which generated IGR of N117bn compared to its FAA of N198bn representing 58%; Ogun with N50bn compared to FAA of N88bn representing 57%; Kaduna State with N50bn compared to FAA of N124bn representing 40%; Oyo with IGR of N38bn compared to FAA of N127bn representing 29.7% and Anambra generated N28bn compared to FAA of N94bn representing 29.6%. The total internally-generated revenues of the six most viable states in 2020 at N695bn as computed by Economic Confidential was more than the entire IGR collected by the remaining 30 states put together which was less than N600bn.’’
 
Why should any state in Nigeria be in the red – when all of them have the latent capacitance to be economically fecund? It is lucid that the present complex discourages innovation and retard the development of the states. So, should there be a tilt towards economic independence by the states? I think so but within the bounds of the constitution. 
 
Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, asserting the right of his state to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) did a derring-do no doubt. 
 
In August, a federal high court in Port Harcourt issued an order restraining the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) from collecting VAT and Personal Income Tax (PIT) from the state, and directed the Rivers government to take charge of the process.
 
The epochal judgment compelled the FIRS to file a stay-of-execution application. But the court declined to grant the application. 
 
It is judicious that our laws are tested on matters of this character. Already some states like Lagos and Adamawa are mulling following the Rivers example. I believe this will only precipitate economic restructuring and push the states to be forward-thinking and innovative. 
 
However, there seems to be some politics to the Rivers’ feat. Wike’s politics has always been belligerent, caustic and brash. The governor, by his utterances on the case, appears to be foe-fighting. By making infantile statements like, ‘’Rivers VAT not for Abuja people’’, and threatening to seal off FIRS offices in the state, the governor is betraying his real intentions. This may not be about Rivers people, but about Wike’s personal agenda. 
 
I do not think any rational Nigerian will resist a process that will spur the development of the states, but Wike should desist from seeking ‘’restructuring’’ with a machete. 
 
By Fredrick ‘Mr OneNigeria’ Nwabufo
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Islamic Police, Hisbah Seizes Two Vehicles With 5,760 Cartons Of Beer In Kano

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The Kano State Hisbah Board has seized two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer on Kano/Madobi road.
The Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, disclosed this in Kano on Wednesday.

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The statement quoted the Commander­­-General of the board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, as saying that the perpetrators were apprehended by Hisbah officials around 4:00 am. on Wednesday.
“Hisbah board has prohibited the sale of beer in the state to avoid being intoxicated,” he said.
Ibn-Sina added that the board would continue to sustain the fight against drugs and other intoxicating substances among youths in the state.
He commended the efforts of Hisbah corps, volunteers and stakeholders, for their commitment, adding that the unwholesome practice had been a source of concern to the society.
The commander-general said efforts at ridding the society of the menace of drugs and other intoxicants would be sustained.
Despite condemnation from Nigerians, the Hisbah group has continued its push for the Islamic agenda in the North.
The group is also notorious for destroying truckloads of alcoholic drinks.
The agency, established to enforce Sharia law in some states in the region, recently placed a ban on the use of mannequins.
It also banned stylish haircuts, sagging of trousers and playing of music at social events by disk jockeys.
A barber and his customers were also arrested recently for haircuts that were offensive to Islam.
Also, in March 2021, Hisbah operatives arrested two men suspected of sending pornographic materials to a married woman.
The suspects were traced and arrested after the woman complained to the board.

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Zamfara Government Seizes Vehicles Transporting Food To Bandits, Arrests 100 Security Violators

Zamfara State government says over 100 people who violated the executive orders regarding the recent security measures in the state have been arrested.
 
The secretary of the task force on security matters, Abdul Haruna, told reporters on Wednesday that the 100 people were arrested for various offenses while five cows belonging to a military officer were recovered.

Haruna further disclosed that two vehicles loaded with food items and other essential commodities, suspected to be heading to the bandits’ camps, were intercepted.
 
“However, the drivers of the two vehicles could not defend themselves hence they were arrested,” he added.
 
Haruna said Lalan junction, Mayanchi junction, Lamba Bakura junction and Colony Junction had been closed indefinitely.
“We closed these junctions because since markets have been closed indefinitely, the bandits have no other means than to be getting their foodstuffs and other essential commodities from the junctions,” he said.
 
Haruna said when the tension becomes too much for the bandits, they would be forced to relocate and flee from the state.
 
The development trails the blockage of communication channels and restriction of movement in the state.
 
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) had ordered the suspension of all telecom sites in the state over growing insecurity concerns.
 
SaharaReporters had on Friday reported how Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission, in a letter to all telecom operators, said the action was one of the strategies taken by security operatives in curbing banditry ravaging the state.
 
In the memo signed by the NCC and forwarded to the telecoms, the suspension of services would last between September 3 through September 17 in the first instance.
 
The commission had also said the directive was to enable relevant security agencies to carry out required efforts towards addressing the security challenge in the state.

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target=_blank rel=noopener>BREAKING: Buhari Government Approves 5G Deployment In Nigeria

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The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Policy on Fifth Generation (5G) Networks in Nigeria.
The 5G Policy, aimed at catering for the country’s digital economy, was approved at the Council meeting on Wednesday, following the presentation by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami).

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In a statement signed by the Technical Assistant on Information Technology to the Minister, Femi Adeluyi, the implementation of the National Policy is with immediate effect.
According to reports, the National Policy was developed over a period of two years, due to the need for extensive stakeholders’ engagement and the need to ensure adequate public awareness and sensitisation.
The multi-sectoral stakeholder engagement took into account the report of a 3-month 5G trial that commenced on the 25th of November 2019.
The report critically reviewed and studied the health and security implications of deploying 5G in Nigeria.

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Leading international organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an organ of the United Nations, have confirmed that the deployment of 5G networks leave no adverse health effect and are safe.
According to experts, 5G networks offer significant advantages over the current technologies.
Some of its advantages include much lower latency, higher bandwidth, greater device density, longer battery life for nodes and greater network flexibility.
Some countries have already commenced the deployment of 5G. 
They include the United States, United Kingdom, Republic of Korea, South Africa and Lesotho among others.
The National Frequency Management Council, chaired by Pantami, said it will soon release a spectrum to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) that meet all the required conditions.

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria’s Tax Agency, FIRS Begs National Assembly To Retain Exclusive Power Over Value-Added Tax

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has written to the National Assembly in obvious desperation to preserve its function of collecting the Value Added Tax.
The federal tax agency also demanded that the federal lawmakers approve for it, the establishment of the Federal Revenue Court of Nigeria.

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt had on August 10 ruled a judgment restraining the FIRS from collecting VAT and personal income tax in Rivers State.
Although the FIRS had contested the ruling in the Appeal Court, it however, failed to obtain a stay of execution it sought to prevent the state government from enforcing the verdict.
It was, however, learnt today, that on this warring matter, a letter signed by the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami, and dated July 1, 2021, was addressed to the Chairman of the Constitution Review who is also the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Idris Wase.
According to Punch, the letter with references number FIRS/EC/CWREP/0416/21/037 which was received in Wase’s office on July 2, was titled, ‘Request for sponsorship of a bill for the establishment of the proposed Federal Revenue Court of Nigeria and the insertion of Value Added Tax under item 58 of the exclusive legislative list’.
FIRS specifically pleaded with the nation’s apex legislative institution, to bestow all exclusive settlement of tax disputes, including federal tax laws, companies income tax, petroleum tax, income tax, capital gain tax, stamp duty, VAT, taxes, levies and other laws, regulations, proclamations, government notices and rules on it.
The letter partly read, “The Federal Inland Revenue Service further proposes for the amendment of Section 251 (1) (b) of the Constitution of the FRN 1999 (amended) by removing the exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal High Court only on anything connected or related to federal tax matters since same would be vested on the proposed federal revenue court.
“The Federal Inland Revenue Service also proposes for the insertion of value added tax immediately after Stamp Duties under item 58 part II of 2nd schedule of the 1999 Constitution of the FRN.
“The Federal Inland Revenue Service appreciates the maximum cooperation and support we are receiving from your good office on tax matters generally.
“This has boosted our morale and determination to do more for the government in tax revenue generation.
“The FIRS therefore wishes to further request that the House of Representatives consider the request for the establishment of the Federal Revenue Court.”
The FIRS in the letter, noted that Item 59 of the Exclusive Legislative List Part 1, 2nd Schedule to the Constitution of the FRN 1999 as amended vests the powers to make laws on anything related to tax matters in Nigeria, on the National Assembly.
It added, “Historically, the Federal Revenue Court was established by the promulgation of the Federal Revenue Court Decree No.13 1973.
“However, the enactment of Section 228(1) and 230(1) of the 1979 Constitution of FRN, renamed the Revenue Court to Federal High Court.
“This was further replicated by the Federal High Court Decree (amendment) 1991 Cap (60l LFN, now referred to as the Federal High Court (amendment) Act 2005 Cap F12 LFN revised edition 2010.
“This amended Section 7 of the Federal High Court Act (1991), conferred exclusive jurisdiction on the Federal High Court in relation to tax matters amongst others. Section 228(1) and 230(1) was further re-enacted as Section 251(1) (a) to (s), of the Constitution of FRN 1999.
“The FIRS hereby proposes for the insertion of Section 254(G) to 254 (L) in the 1999 Constitution of the FRN to provide for the establishment of Federal Revenue Court, the appointment of Chief Judge, power to make rules for the proceedings, the appointment of judges of FRC and the exclusive jurisdiction of FRC on federal tax matters.”
 

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target=_blank rel=noopener>BREAKING: Buhari Appoints New Director-General For Anti-Trafficking Agency, NAPTIP

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Fatima Waziri-Azi, as the Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other related offences.
This was disclosed by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement titled ‘President Buhari appoints Fatima Waziri-Azi as DG NAPTIP’.

According to the statement, Waziri-Azi’s appointment follows a recommendation of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, who expressed the “urgent need for the Ministry to intensify on the existing capacity in NAPTIP in order to achieve its Key Result Areas as identified.”
She added that the recommendation of Fatima Waziri-Azi was based on her “pedigree, vast experience and proven track record to drive the agency forward and consolidate on what has been achieved so far.”
Waziri-Azi is a former Head of Department of Public Law at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, a Women’s Rights advocate, a campaigner against domestic and sexual-based violence and an expert in rule of law.
Two days ago, Buhari approved the appointment of Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Buhari also approved the establishment of a health sector reform committee to oversee the development and implementation of a health sector reform programme for Nigeria.
 

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target=_blank rel=noopener>How and Why Buhari Regime “Killed” Olajide Sowore By SKC Ogbonnia

It is a rude awaking to learn the coldblooded murder of Felix Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of Omoyele Sowore, the Nigeria’s frontline democracy activist, anticorruption crusader, and the presidential candidate in the 2019 elections. This dimension of terrorism under President Muhammadu Buhari is a redux to the Abacha regime where families of political opponents were targeted at will.  
To rub salt into the open injury, Buhari’s Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), claimed that they “would be pressurising the law-enforcement agents to track down these killers without delay and bring them to justice.” 
This is impunity gone too far. Who is fooling who? How can they bring to justice known culprits who are generally made unknown by the same government? How many cases and how many unknowns? Which type of unknown killer is the regime referring to this time? The unknown soldier or unknown policeman? The unknown “Foreign” Fulani Herdsmen or the unknown bandits that have become notorious lexicons of the Buhari presidency?  

Fellow countrymen and women, Mr. Keyamo and cohorts should look no further. Enough of the deceit! Duplicity has limit.  
The truth is that the unknown is well-known. The killer of Felix Olajide Sowore resides in the Buhari temple where Festus Keyamo is a high-ranking priest.  
Frankly, it has become very necessary to question Kayemo’s credentials and principle, especially where he parades himself as an ex-human rights lawyer, and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) for that matter. In short, Chief Abdul-Ganiyu “Gani” Oyesola Fawehinmi would be rolling in his grave, wondering how on earth he allowed Mr. Festus Kayemo to ever serve in Fawehinmi’s law chamber. 
The Gani, we know, would remind Kayemo that the history of “unknown” murderers in Nigeria dated back to 1977 when “unknown soldiers” were used to storm the residence of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, throwing his aged mother out of a second-floor window. The woman would eventually die from injuries sustained from the terrorist act. The sole purpose of the invasion was to silence Fela Kuti, who was at the time the fiercest critic of the government headed by General Olusegun Obasanjo.  
Successive dictators have since adopted the style to kill and maim their political opponents and their families.  
The list is long. But Kayemo cannot fathom forgetting the murder of Dele Giwa in 1986, a case the late Gani Fawehinmi fought for and promised to fight even in his grave. A seasoned journalist and editor of Newswatch magazine, Giwa was bold to expose the criminalities under the regime of Ibrahim Babangida. Decades later, despite the sacrifices of Fawehinmi to seek justice for the news editor, Nigerian government is yet to pressure “law-enforcement agents to track down these killers” of Dele.  
General Sani Abacha’s regime followed by perfecting the art of serial murders in an attempt to compel M.K.O Abiola to abandon his mandate. One of the victims was no other than Kudirat Abiola, the senior the wife of M.K.O.  
These terrorist acts are not mere coincidences. The murders are politically planned and executed.  
Yet, the Nigerian history has never recorded a worse political terrorism than the situation being witnessed under the current Buhari regime. Upon gaining power in 2015, General Buhari quickly employed the services of Foreign Fulani Herdsmen, together with “law-enforcement agents” to maraud the country as unknown gunmen, targeting opposing regions and political opponents. Even when and where the terrorists are caught redhandedly, the regime still classifies them as unknown.  
One of the many examples is the case of the leader of the secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, a well-known Buhari nemesis. The president has constantly deployed unknown members of the armed forces to kill IPOB followers.  
An unforgettable instance was when a contingent of Nigerian armed forces invaded Kanu’s country home at the middle of night in 2017, killing innocent citizens. This very terrorist incident subjected Kanu’s parents to all manners of post-traumatic stress disorder, which eventually claimed the lives of both the mother and father. The mission, of course, was to cow down IPOB leader from his opposition activities.  
A more recent state-sponsored terrorist activity against the opponents of the Buhari regime took place at the residence of the Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. Like the style used in terrorizing Nnamdi Kanu, a combination of police and soldiers descended on Igboho’s house at middle of night mid-2021, killing innocent followers.  
This unprovoked incident, coupled with the crude abduction of Kanu from Kenya by the Nigerian government, ignited a worldwide outrage. It is true that President Muhammadu Buhari is a slowpoke, clodpole, as well as a goldbrick, but he can still differentiate between day and night. At least, he understood that life does not begin and end in Nigeria. He quickly recognized that his failing health depends on doctors located outside the shores of the country. Thus, a change in tactics for terrorist activities against the president’s political opponents has become imminent.  
Enter Sowore. The publisher of the widely circulated Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, does not need further introduction. A prisoner of conscience, who has remained in captivity in Nigeria since 2019, Sowore has emerged as the thorniest opponent of Buhari regime. Though the terrorist authority has been toying with various forms of untoward plot against the human rights activist, they know not to approach his case like Kanu or Igboho. This explains why General Buhari is toeing the Abacha model by targeting Sowore’s relations. 
The objective summary judgment, if it is not already manifest, is that the brutal murder of Felix Olajide Sowore, the younger brother of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, is not a mere coincidence. The police report says it all. The Buhari regime has blood on its hand. Therefore, the Hon. Festus Kayemo has his work cut out for him. If the SAN suffixed after his name does not translate to Senior Advocate of Nonsense, Kayemo should quickly join us to pressurize “the law-enforcement agents to track down” President Muhammadu Buhari without delay and bring him to justice. 
 
*Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, a 2019 APC Presidential Aspirant, writes from Houston, Texas.

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target=_blank rel=noopener>When Will The Butcher Of Aso Rock Arrest Gumi? By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Ahmad Abubakar Gumi Islamic cleric, scholar, is chief judge of the Shariah Court of Appeal in Northern Nigeria. He is the current mufti and mufassir at the Kaduna central mosque Sultan Bello. More importantly, he is The Butcher of Aso Rock Muhammadu Buhari’s Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO). 
Gumi as the president’s TLO, his powers and duties are wide ranging. He’s the most revered and feared face for both Boko Haram and Fulani terrorists. His provocative statements in support of terrorists and his undivided loyalty to the group is second to none. His duties among others include the following:1. He consults with terrorists commanders and commanding officers. On their behalf, he supplies names of high-value people especially from the non-Fulani ethnic groups for terrorists’ attack in form of killings, kidnappings, raping, and abduction.
2. Gumi is responsible for identifying and establishing open line of communication with key personnel terrorists.
3. He’s the contact person who negotiates ransoms, distribute ransoms and the procured arms and ammunition for  terrorists.
4. Gumi attends daily briefings of terrorists to discuss critical information concerning intelligence gathering, sharing, and next targets of terrorists.
5. He coordinates with review officers of the various terrorists groups to review reports, progress, problems, and prospects, and forward them to The Butcher of Aso Rock for immediate action.

Buhari has given moral, financial, and religious support to the terrorists. He has acquiesced to terrorists’ demands. His cozy relationship with the terrorists, as expected, decreased government’s power, decreased the democratic values of the country which leads to increased repression and human rights abuses. 
Through his secret police, DSS, Buhari has authorized extrajudicial killings of innocent Nigerians especially southerners. Scores of southerners have been illegally arrested, detained, and imprisoned for exercising their freedom of speech and other forms of non-violent opposition to his ethnic cleansing and other selective persecutions.
The question on the lips of Nigerians is: When will The Butcher of Aso Rock arrest Gumi the terrorism liaison officer (TLO)? When?
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E2%80%99s-family-members-after-ransom-payment target=_blank rel=noopener>Bandits Release Seven Of 12 Kaduna Emir’s Family Members After Ransom Payment

Gunmen suspected to be bandits have released seven family members of Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, the Emir of Kajuru, after two months in captivity.
They were released on Wednesday after an undisclosed ransom payment.

Among those released are three women, three male and an infant.
The bandits had stormed the Emir’s residence on July 11, 2021, and abducted him alongside 12 others.
But he was released 24 hours after the abduction.
Confirming their release, a title holder in the emirate, Dan Iyan Kajuru Saidu Musa, said five children and grandchildren of the Emir were still in captivity.

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