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Six Nigerians Named As Financiers Of Boko Haram, Others

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Six Nigerians are among named financiers of Boko Haram and other criminal activities.

The list released by the United Arab Emirates was made when the emirate federal cabinet met in the capital Abu Dhabi on Monday, according to state-run WAM news agency.

Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad were the six Nigerians placed on the Middle-East giant’s watch list.

The decision came about a year after the Nigerians were indicted for sponsoring Boko Haram. A Nigerian government official was said to be involved in sponsoring the dreaded sect that has killed over 100,000 civilians and security forces and inflicted untold economic damage on the country since its campaign began in 2009.

The government official has yet to be publicly identified by the emirati authorities, amidst claims that some elements in the Nigerian government were mounting diplomatic pressure not to publish the name.

At least 47 other foreign nationals and entities were also added to the watch list by the UAE on Monday.

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Below is the full list of added individuals:
Ahmed Mohammed Abdulla Mohammed Alshaiba Alnuaimi (UAE)
Mohamed Saqer Yousif Saqer Al Zaabi (UAE)
Hamad Mohammed Rahmah Humaid Alshamsi (UAE)
Saeed Naser Saeed Naser Alteneiji (UAE)
Hassan Hussain Tabaja (Lebanon)
Adham Hussain Tabaja (Lebanon)
Mohammed Ahmed Musaed Saeed (Yemen)
Hayder Habeeb Ali (Iraq)
Basim Yousuf Hussein Alshaghanbi (Iraq)
Sharif Ahmed Sharif Ba Alawi (Yemen)
Manoj Sabharwal Om Prakash (India)
Rashed Saleh Saleh Al Jarmouzi (Yemen)
Naif Nasser Saleh Aljarmouzi (Yemen)
Zubiullah Abdul Qahir Durani (Afghanistan)
Suliman Saleh Salem Aboulan (Yemen)
Adel Ahmed Salem Obaid Ali Badrah (Yemen)
Ali Nasser Alaseeri (Saudi Arabia)
Fadhl Saleh Salem Altayabi (Yemen)
Ashur Omar Ashur Obaidoon (Yemen)
Hazem Mohsen Farhan + Hazem Mohsen Al Farhan (Syria)
Mehdi Azizollah Kiasati (Iran)
Farshad Jafar Hakemzadeh (Iran)
Seyyed Reza Mohmmad Ghasemi (Iran)
Mohsen Hassan Kargarhodjat Abadi (Iran)
Ibrahim Mahmood Ahmed Mohammed (Iran)
Osama Housen Dughaem (Syria)
Abdurrahaman Ado Musa (Nigeria)
Salihu Yusuf Adamu (Nigeria)
Bashir Ali Yusuf (Nigeria)
Muhammed Ibrahim Isa (Nigeria)
Ibrahim Ali Alhassan (Nigeria)
Surajo Abubakar Muhammad (Nigeria)
Alaa Khanfurah – Alaa Abdulrazzaq Ali Khanfurah – Alaa Alkhanfurah (Syria)
Fadi Said Kamar (Great Britain)
Walid Kamel Awad (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
Khaled Walid Awad (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
Imad Khallak Kantakdzhi (Russia)
Mouhammad Ayman Tayseer Rashid Marayat (Jordan)
The following is the full list of the added entities:
Ray Tracing Trading Co LLC
H F Z A Arzoo International F Z E
Hanan Shipping L.L.C
Four Corners Trading Est
Sasco Logistic L.L.C
AlJarmouzi General Trading LLC
Al Jarmoozi Cargo & Clearing (L.L.C)
Al Jarmoozi Transport By Heavy & Light Trucks (L.L.C)
Naser Aljarmouzi Ceneral Trading (L.L.C)
Naser Aljarmouzi Cargo & Clearing LLC
Wave Tech Computer LLC
NYBI Trading – FZE
KCL General Trading F Z E
Alinma Group
Al-Omgy & Bros Money Exchange.

 

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Activist Professor Tunde Fatunde Dies

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A Professor of French Language in the Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University(LASU), Prof. Tunde Fatunde, is dead.

The LASU branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) disclosed that Fatunde died on Thursday.

He was 70 years old. LASU-ASUU did not state the cause of death.

Fatunde was a renowned activist and scholar. He was not just a teacher of the French language, he was also a newspaper columnist and dramatist.

He was born on 11 December 1951 in Makurdi, Benue state. He was married to Oluyemisi Jokotade Olaopa and both have several children.

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Fatunde began his education at St Paul’s Primary School, Gbongan, Osun State, 1956-62; Gbogan/Ode Omu Anglican Grammar School, Gbongan, Osun State, 1963-67; Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro. Ogun State, 1968- 69.

Thereafter, he went to L’lnstitute DeTouraine, Tours, France, 1971-72; University oflbadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, 1971-75; Universite de Bordeauz III. Bordeaux, France 1972-77; Universite de Bordeau 111, Bordeaux, France, 1977-80.

Fatunde returned to Nigeria to assume lectureship at University of Benin, Benin City in 1983.

In between his academic career, Fatunde created time for his journalistic passion, with links with many media houses, both in Nigeria and abroad.

He published several books, such as No Food. No Country, Water no get Enemy and a collection of his plays: No More Oil Boom.

He was until his death, a professor of French Language in the Faculty of Arts at LASU.

Friends and fellow activists paid tributes on Friday morning.

Richard Akinola, a veteran journalist wrote: “What a sad loss of a friend and comrade, Professor Tunde Fatunde. Easy going, unassuming and principled. Rest well brother”.

Henry Hunjo, a lecturer at LASU wrote: “Travel well, Prof Tunde Fatunde. You fought on all fronts of life and won many of these battles but you couldn’t conquer the eternal sleep, death.

“It’s the most assured reality of human experiences. It’s perfect in bringing finality to all things. I wish I could write a dirge but with a heavy heart, I wish you a joyous eternal sleep. You’ve completed your cycle. Adieu, Prof”.

 

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Why GOFAMINT General Overseer Demoted His Deputy

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Why GOFAMINT General Overseer Demoted His Deputy

The General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah O. Abina, has demoted his deputy.

Before his demotion, Pastor Emmanuel Oluwayemi was the successor-designate to Abina.

In a statement by GOFAMINT spokesperson Pastor Taiwo on January 26, Abina disclosed that Pastor Emmanuel Oluwayemi would no longer serve as the Deputy General Overseer (DGO).

Olwayemi has been relegated to an Assistant General Overseer (AGO) “in order to stem the tide of this unfortunate drift in the system,” the statement reads.

“The issue concerning Pastor Oluwayemi has been long on my table, spanning a space of about five years. His activities since he came to the office have had a very negative effect on the church,” Abina said.

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“Way back in 2018, I noticed that the leadership style he brought to the office of the Deputy General Overseer was diametrically opposed to the servant-leadership style of Jesus Christ which this church is used to.

“This has led to division in the church, which since inception, has been one united family. I raised this issue in a joint meeting of the Executive Council and the Advisory Board on August 1, 2019, during which I emphatically stated that I could no longer work with him as my deputy, and that I was convinced that he was not going to be my successor for the reason of the said attitude.

“I have stated repeatedly that this is absolutely not a personal issue, but something that affects the well-being of the church.

“As a matter of fact, I know him to be very generous and charismatic but, he lacks the character of a servant-leader, and I have told him on many occasions that charisma without character leads to crisis.

“Part of his character defects is his desperate pursuit of the office of the G.O. This desperation is clearly obvious in his usual manner of taking official matters of the church to the public in order to whip up sentiments in his favour and to create resentment or disaffection for the church authority.

“All these events are unprecedented in the sixty-six year history of this church.”

 

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PDP To Conclude Lagos Congress Feb 19

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PDP To Conclude Lagos Congress Feb 19

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will conclude its outstanding congress to elect new state executive committee members in Lagos on February 19.

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the party disclosed this in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, Umar Bature, on Thursday in Abuja.

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According to the statement, the NWC also scheduled a crucial meeting with Lagos stakeholders on February 7 at its zonal headquarters, Ibadan.

It added that the NWC would continue to update stakeholders on any development in that regard.

(NAN)

 

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