Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Boko Haram’s new leaders storm Abuja, hold talks with govt.

By News Express on 02/08/2013

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 5,501


The new leaders of Boko Haram (real name Jama’atu Ahlul Sunnah Lih Da’awa Wal Jihad) have made a trip to the Nigerian capital, Abuja, during which they held talks with undisclosed federal government officials, it has been reported.

“It has now come to light that Boko Haram’s leadership group sent representatives to the capital Abuja on 25 June 2013 where they revealed to the government that Shekau was no longer their leader,” according to the United States-based Huffington Post, which yesterday broke the news of the shooting and deposing of Boko Haram’s leader, Sheikh Abubakar Shekau.  

It quoted Imam Liman Ibrahim, the spiritual leader of Boko Haram, as explaining that the teaching of Shekau was becoming increasingly harsh and began to depart from the Holy Qu’ran. “It was harsh, harsh, harsh,” Imam Liman was quoted as saying when explaining the reasons for the change of leadership. “The beheadings, the killings, the recent death of students ... this is not the way of the Holy Qu’ran. We could tolerate it no longer.”

Shekau had in a video released in the second week of July openly repudiated a ceasefire agreement negotiated by more moderate Boko Haram members who have been in preliminary discussions with government emissaries since declared on June 26.

The Boko Haram moderates say their decision to embrace peace is informed by the Qu’ran’s admonition to good Muslims to seek peace. Boko Haram’s violent campaign to Islamise mult-religious Nigeria has killed close to 4,000 since it was launched in 2009.  

•Photo shows President Jonatha and Vee Pee Namadi Sambo with members of the Boko Haram Amnesty Committee.

Source News Express

Posted 02/08/2013 1:22:13 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
The best smartphones of 2017

NEMA donates relief materials to Jigawa flood victims...

Our intervention in Etisalat crisis to attract $2bn...

10 vehicles burnt in Kogi accidents

2015: WHY I WANT TO BE RIVERS GOVERNOR...

Ex-Abia Speaker joins 2019 governorship race

Sokoto, UNICEF to partner on child education, malnutrition...

Maulud Special: Neither Sunni nor Shiite — A...

5 Nigerian women converted to sex slaves by...

Opposition blames State Government for mass failure of...

Scientists gather at UNN, brainstorm on food security...

Anambra 2017: Andy Uba vows to unseat Obiano...

 

Latest News Russia 2018 World Cup: Senegal lift African spirits by beating Poland Revealed: Names of massacred, shot and injured pro-Biafra activists •Those nabbed for alleged terrorism; survivor and eyewitness accounts Troops arrest suspected terrorist in Benue Pastor donates N1m for completion of Mosque in Calabar CAN warns FG against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police FG to introduce nuclear power plants for electricity generation Tight security in Ekiti as APC holds mega rally Court grants bail to 5 suspected ritualists Pandemonium as residents storm Ikeja electric office over 'crazy bills' Workers protest reappointment of Energy Commission’s boss Ekiti: House Deputy Leader dumps PDP for APC Alleged N16.4m: Absence of Judge stalls trial of former IG

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (351,965 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (351,153 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (279,901 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (229,840 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (208,894 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (208,478 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (181,603 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (163,654 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (153,763 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (148,392 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (143,686 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (135,531 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (50) Business & Economy (3,250) Business Verdict (44) Columnists (868) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (505) Features (607) Global Business Monitor (283) International (2,037) Interview (154) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (123) News (36,316) Opinion (1,003) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,281) Religion (770) Sports (1,551) Stock Watch (30) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Portugal v Spain 2018

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement