Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    A recall of history as Danjuma addresses House of Lords

A recall of history as Danjuma addresses House of Lords

General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma – former Chief of Staff of Nigerian Army, and erstwhile Minister of Defence – will today address the British House of Lords on the seemingly intractable herdsmen attack and its implications for ethnic minority rights and stability in Nigeria. General Danjuma will be accompanied to the forum by Archbishop Ben Kwashi, the Anglican Bishop of Jos.The [...]

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    ‘Self defence guaranteed by the constitution’ — Nwabueze backs Danjuma’s call to arms

‘Self defence guaranteed by the constitution’ — Nwabueze backs Danjuma’s call to arms

Ben Nwabueze, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has backed the call to arms issued to Nigerians by Theophilus Danjuma, a former chief of army staff.Danjuma had a few weeks ago urged Nigerians to defend themselves from armed bandits, saying the armed forces cannot be relied on to do so.His comments had elicited criticisms from various quarters, and commendation from [...]

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    Ortom: Danjuma didn’t ask anyone to take up arms

Ortom: Danjuma didn’t ask anyone to take up arms

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says Theophilus Danjuma, a former minister of defence, has been misunderstood.At the weekend, Danjuma called on Nigerians to defend themselves against killers, accusing the Nigerian army of bias.This brought about different interpretations of what the elder statesman said, with many accusing him of calling for anarchy.But speaking with journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Echoing TY Danjuma to avoid being arrested

Echoing TY Danjuma to avoid being arrested

In Nigeria, it is not what is said, it is who says it. When an unknown man says it, it would be called hate speech, but when a man of both influence and affluence says it, it would be called a national advice. If a poor man was to make this statement: “the armed forces are not neutral. They collude [...]

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    Wike: I’ll fast, pray that God keeps Danjuma for saying the truth about armed forces

Wike: I’ll fast, pray that God keeps Danjuma for saying the truth about armed forces

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says Theophilus Danjuma's statement about the alleged non-neutrality of the nation's armed forces is the "obvious truth".On Saturday, Danjuma, a former minister of defence, accused the army and other security agencies of colluding with killers to attack Nigerians."The armed forces are not neutral. They collude with the armed bandits. They kill people, kill Nigerians. [...]

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    Welcoming Theophilus Danjuma to the morning after One Nigeria

Welcoming Theophilus Danjuma to the morning after One Nigeria

BY TONY NNADIThe Federation of Nigeria had a terrible accident January 15, 1966 and got into trauma. By July 29, 1966, whilst still in the emergency ward being stabilized, it was attacked by those who insisted that the accident of January 1966 was orchestrated, and so Nigeria went into coma. The attempt to resuscitate Nigeria at Aburi January 4-5, 1967 [...]

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    Army tackles Danjuma over ‘unfortunate’ call to arms

Army tackles Danjuma over ‘unfortunate’ call to arms

The Nigerian army says a statement credited to Theophilus Danjuma, a former minister of defence, is unfortunate.On Saturday, Danjuma, a retired general and former chief of army staff, called on Nigerians to defend themselves against killers because the army has failed to protect the citizens.The former minister also accused the army of bias and colluding with killers to attack Nigerians.But [...]

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    Danjuma asks Nigerians to defend themselves against killers, says ‘armed forces not neutral’

Danjuma asks Nigerians to defend themselves against killers, says ‘armed forces not neutral’

Theophilus Danjuma, a former minister of defence, has asked Nigerians to defend themselves against killers.Danajuma said this on Saturday while speaking at the maiden convocation of Taraba State University.He said the army and other security agencies colluded with killers to attack Nigerians.The retired general accused the army of "bias", saying it has failed in its responsibility of securing the country [...]

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    Christian elders cry out, say ‘Nigeria in the throes of Jihad’

Christian elders cry out, say ‘Nigeria in the throes of Jihad’

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has raised an alarm over what it described as the “brazen” attempt at Islamising Nigeria by some Islamists and Jihadists.It condemned such attempts done through the introduction of religion and national values subject "which denigrates Christianity and promotes Islam".The group made this known in a communique issued signed by Solomon Asemota, its chairman, after its [...]

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    FG ‘improves condition’ of IDPs in north-east

FG ‘improves condition’ of IDPs in north-east

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north-east received over 23, 000 bags of assorted food items and 2,155 bags of shelter supplies from different federal government agencies in July.About 10,300 bags of assorted grains and cereals were also used in feeding of over two million persons scattered across the region.This was revealed in the monthly federal intervention report of the [...]

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    PMB picks Danjuma, Dangote to resettle IDPs

PMB picks Danjuma, Dangote to resettle IDPs

Theophilus Danjuma, former minister of defence, and Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, will lead the presidential  committee to rehabilitate infrastructure and resettle internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-east. According to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the committee would be inaugurated soon. Speaking on Friday at the state house, Abuja, in response to a goodwill message delivered to him by Women In Politics Forum [...]

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    Danjuma: Ojukwu would have avoided civil war bloodshed if he emulated Jonathan

Danjuma: Ojukwu would have avoided civil war bloodshed if he emulated Jonathan

Theophilus Danjuma, former minister of defence and chairman of Victim Support Fund, has blamed the late Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu, leader of the defunct Biafra, for the bloodshed of the 1967-1970 civil war, which resulted in the death of nearly a million Nigerians from the southeast.Speaking after a closed-door meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan who paid him a visit at his residence [...]

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    ‎Danjuma heads terror victims support committee

‎Danjuma heads terror victims support committee

‎Former chief of army staff, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), is the chairman of the Committee on Victims Support Fund to compensate victims of Boko Haram and other terror groups in the country.The committee will be inaugurated on Wednesday at the presidential villa in Abuja.Secretary to the government of the federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, said the committee "is to [...]

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