Amnesty Committee ‘The Making Of A Great Nigerian President,’ PDP Says

By SaharaReporters, New York

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended  President Goodluck  Jonathan for constituting an Amnesty Committee on the Boko Haram insurgency, calling the development ‘another demonstration’ of his sincerity and forthrightness in handling national issues.

“We believe the initiative of the President in setting up the Amnesty Committee is the best decision at the moment and we are optimistic that this drive will yield the desired results in the general good and restore the unity of our nation,” the National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh said in a statement.

He said that in giving the committee the terms of reference to consider the feasibility or otherwise of granting amnesty to the Boko Haram adherents and to collate the clamor arising from different interest groups who want the federal government to administer clemency on members of the religious sect and to recommend the modalities for granting amnesty if necessary, the President has again shown his humility and commitment to carry all Nigerians along in all his actions in line with the tenets of democracy.

“We assure Nigerians that the PDP remains resolute in the commitment to restoring peace in the country, especially in the north and to return the region to its lost glory as the hub of unity, investment and trade in the country and the West African sub-region.

“It is on record that the north is the most receptive region in the country. Indeed there is no part of the country that is more accommodating than the north which has always been home for all people, irrespective of religious creed and tribal affiliations.”

The party called on the leaders of the north to take advantage ofMr. Jonathan’s initiative and pursue peace so as to return the entire north to its lost glory.
 

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Major Gideon Okar - Why we struck

How many more lives have been lost to the Hausa-Fulani butchery since our execution in 1990? Obviously they run into their tens of thousands. We knew this would happen and that was what we wanted to prevent. Because of the possibility of failure we wanted to leave the message which some termed unacceptable and others, premature.

Nigerians can be forgiven for failure to understand the necessity of excising those states in 1990. But now, how many millions of lives, how much destruction of property, infrastructure and places of worship will it take to convince skeptics that excision is the only way to stop it.

We, that laid down our lives to save you:

Major Gideon Orkar, Captain N.H. Empere, Captain P.A.Dakolo, Capt AA Nonju, Lt. AE Akogun, Lt. CN Odey, Lt. Cyril Ozualor, Lt. NEO Deji, 2/Lt AB Umukoro, 2/Lt EJ Ejesuku, SSgt Julius Itua, Sgt Martins Ademokhai, Sgt. Pius Ilegar and over a hundred others

Major Gideon Okar - Why we struck

“Our history is replete with numerous and uncontrollable instances of callous and insensitive dominatory repressive intrigues by those who think it is their birthright to dominate till eternity the political and economic privileges of this great country to the exclusion of the people of the Middle Belt and the South. They have almost succeeded in subjugating the Middle Belt and making them voiceless and now extending same to the south.” 1990

"The North Always Accomodating"

Hear their leader (founding father?) in this link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WSosECbcmM

That is exactly how accomodating the North has been - like Ahmadu Bello, the son of a bitch. It is accompanied by perennial orgy of killing of Ibos and Christians.

This is an only opportunity to stop their madness and delinquency with the help of the International Community. And Jonathan is about to squanda it. God Forbid

We need young officers from the south or middlebelt like Major Nzeogwu and Major Okar to come and pemanently kick them out. That is the kind of accommodation we want.

ONE STEP TOO FAR 1

This is totally outrageous. Doen't Jonathan realize that the blame will be on him rather than on this irresponsible bunch that calls itself Northern Elders Forum which has been pilling pressure on him. Any such pardon is a step too far - comparable to none anywhere in the world. It will not stop Islamic terrorism in Northern Nigeria but will exercebate it. Take a look in the following sites for a few of their attrocities:

Carnage In Jos
http://www.nigeriafilms.com/news/18153/61/pictures-carnage-happening-in-...

Congregation members outside their church http://mychristianblood.blogspirit.com/media/02/00/788916377.jpg

ONE STEP TOO FAR 2

Hausa/Fulani nation building
http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/photo-gallery-the-troubling-rise-of-bo...

I suspect that the reason this group has been pilling presure lately is because the international comminity is now involved and that joint intelligence effort is leading to them as Boko Haram sponsors. If they escape this time, Northern Nigeria will remain a killing ground to non-natives for ever.

The Reflection

“It is on record that the north is the most receptive region in the country. Indeed there is no part of the country that is more accommodating than the north which has always been home for all people, irrespective of religious creed and tribal affiliations.” Now we know,is anybody going to do the honourable thing?

what is the difference

what is the difference between Sahara reporters and d ever decaying infrastructure in Nigeria? Why must everything 9ja be cursed? SR is based in NEW York-where we hardly have power failures-yet it takes weeks if not months for comments that the men working for tinubu here, reluctantly allow to appear-here --why must it take 48 hrs for us to read our post-yet they blame Jonathan for lack of power and good roads 52 yrs after the freedom-we got on a platter of gold from lugard-and the sultan of sokoto

amnesty committee

We are waiting to see the terms of reference for this committee and to observe those with whom to discuss. Whatever recommendation the committee comes out with without hearing out the boko haram sect will not be accepted by them, i can assure you

This Olisa is on cheap drugs

“It is on record that the north is the most receptive region in the country. Indeed there is no part of the country that is more accommodating than the north which has always been home for all people, irrespective of religious creed and tribal affiliations.”

Whatever this Olisa Metuh smokes is fast frying is brain. On whose record is it that North is the most receptive region ?

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

with Justice, Fairness, Equity and Selflessness the sky is the limit in leadership. These can not be attainable in drunkenness, even when a leader can offer these attributes the bottles will never allow it. PDP is actually a party if devoid of these kind of leaders. So what is nexf? Power to the peolple or people to the power?

POWER TO THE PEOPLE

with Justice, Fairness, Equity and Selflessness the sky is the limit in leadership. These can not be attainable in drunkenness, even when a leader can offer these attributes the bottles will never allow it. PDP is actually a party if devoid of these kind of leaders. So what is nexf? Power to the peolple or people to the power?

Nigerian looters can be funny

Nigerian looters can be funny Jonathan a great president or in the making laughable, my country men LOL"""

The making of mutu npafu

The making of mutu npafu

wat a mistake

a mistake on the president part. fight back

Amnesty? No way.

Amnesty? No way.

will they come out

If will be a show of shame if the killers
and their sponsors fail to come out

Saharareporters never publishes my comments, I dn't know why, am one of the founding members that read and make comments

Amnesty and Pardon for all!

OPC and MASSOB will need amnesty too, All corrupt politicians needs to be pardoned as well

Amnesty? Trap for the Final Solution!

Amnesty amounts to negotiating away and surrendering the SOVEREIGNTY of the NIGERIA NATION STATE. Contrary to PDP's prediction/expectation, the entire exercise will eventually be tagged in history as "THE MAKING OF A GREAT NIGERIAN PRESIDENT THAT NEVER WAS"! Since Independence in 1960, the Nigerian State have been negotiating and surrendering its sovereignty to those now openly identified as Boko Haram now seeking amnesty for the pains and hardship and instability they continue to inflict on Nigeria. Anyone with a sense of history will not go the amnesty route. It is a trap for more bloodshed at very close range. A part can't be bigger than the WHOLE!

Amnesty? Trap for the Final Solution!

Amnesty amounts to negotiating away and surrendering the SOVEREIGNTY of the NIGERIA NATION STATE. Contrary to PDP's prediction/expectation, the entire exercise will eventually be tagged in history as "THE MAKING OF A GREAT NIGERIAN PRESIDENT THAT NEVER WAS"! Since Independence in 1960, the Nigerian State have been negotiating and surrendering its sovereignty to those now openly identified as Boko Haram now seeking amnesty for the pains and hardship and instability they continue to inflict on Nigeria. Anyone with a sense of history will not go the amnesty route. It is a trap for more bloodshed at very close range. A part can't be bigger than the WHOLE!

CLUELESS PDP- JONATHAN SUCCUMB TO PRESSURE FROM NORTHENR ELDERS

I wonder how clueless Metuh could be, Amnesty is not Jonathan's initiative, rather a result of pressure from the Northern Elders.

Nigeria is facing bigmanism

Nigeria is facing bigmanism and sycophancy under the rule of uncorrectable 1914 mistakes, but by the grace of God Almighty soon every threat would be in Northern history, the only thing is that we must continue sending our Du'ah day and night with out delaying...Because our Du'ah results is apparently appearing.

AMNESTY STTLEMENTS

Igbo or the minorities of Middle belt of Nigeria should create there own uprising to get amnesty for share of the petroleum dollar

PDP is Boko Haram and Boko Haram is PDP

PDP is Boko Haram and Boko Haram is PDP. This is all about 2015. The drunken fisherman is desperate to appease the North because of 2015 hence the lost souls of the Youth Corpers and other citizens do not matter to him.
How I wish of the dead was one of the Crumbies OC, Deri, Oleku or akpso1. Shame on you all; Jonathan still went on his knees begging those you abuse daily here.

By the way where is the CAN thug Ayo Oritsejafor ?

I learnt fake Lawyer OC is in shock over the amnesty report hence he's not been here to turn truth and logic upside down as usual.

So when he was going to grant

So when he was going to grant amnesty to Boko Haram why was he saying he will not grant amnesty to ghost?Have the members come forward to Identify themselves? Has anything changed in the Boko Haram-Government relationship that waRrants the amnesty? Is this an indirect admission that our security operatives have failed? Above all why was he blaming and begging Gen. Muhammed Buhari to appeal to Boko Haram to cease fire. Very very inconsistence.
Dr. Doyin Okupe should berry his head in shame, and apologize to all people who have always admire him since the NPN days

Boko Haram Amnesty

So when he was going to grant amnesty to Boko Haram why was he saying he will not grant amnesty to ghost?Have the members come forward to Identify themselves? Has anything changed in the Boko Haram-Government relationship that waRrants the amnesty? Is this an indirect admission that our security operatives have failed? Above all why was he blaming and begging Gen. Muhammed Buhari to appeal to Boko Haram to cease fire. Very very inconsistence.
Dr. Doyin Okupe should berry his head in shame, and apologize to all people who have always admire him since the NPN days

PDP comment on amnesty committee

PDP is putting the cart before the horse. Let us await the outcome of the committee assignment first before rolling the drums. My questions on this amnesty issue are: Is it Boko haram that has solicited the amnesty? If yes, why don't we have a full one year of total seize fire where there are no churches bombed nor innocent communities and banks raided and all their arms and ammunition turned-in to security operatives. My second question is this: If the northern elders do not have a covert control over the militancy, why are they so sure that granting amnesty will bring about peace. Another question that needs to be answered is, who stands to benefit from the amnesty the most. The militants or their sponsors? Mr. President, PDP and Northern elders, please answer these questions.

@Deri,Akpos,Otile,Oleku & Sultan Of Arna!

My prayers for you always is that may you nd your loved ones meet boko haram suicide bombers in anywhere you visit. All Hausa Fulanis should say AMEEN!!!!!

GIBBERING BY PDP SPOKE-WHORE METUH!

LOST GLORY? NIGERIAN POLITICIANS ARE TRULY DELUSIONAL. EUPHORIA OVER AMNESTY FOR KILLERS OF INNOCENT NIGERIANS? THIS STATEMENT BY OLISA METUH, THE SPOKE-WHORE FOR PDP, IS REALLY SICKENING. SOME SAID JONATHAN IS A BUFFOON, WELL WE ARE ABOUT TO FIND OUT HOW TRUE IS THAT STATEMENT WITH THIS AMNESTY CRAP. I WANT TO REMIND THE PRESIDENT THAT HE TOOK AN OATH OF OFFICE AND SOLEMNLY SWORE TO PROTECT NIGERIANS. IT IS OBVIOUS THE PRESIDENT DON'T KNOW HOW TO CONTAIN THIS EVIL BOKO HARAM. AND IF THAT IS THE CASE, HE SHOULD CONSIDER RESIGNING. HOPEFULLY THIS IS ONE OF THOSE ENDLESS COMMITTEES THAT WILL DIE A NATURAL DEATH. AND AT THE END OF THE DAY HE WOULD HAVE OUTSMART HIS OPPONENTS.

Why not threaten Nigeria with Sanctions now? Why? Nonsense!

...Yes Jona is Great. The Greatest President ever. My President for life. If you don't like my statements, take 'Otapiapia' for dinner...by the way why is idiotic US, UK and those useless foreign countries not complaining at the 'strange' amnesty for bombers of churches & bus terminals? Why? But when it was Great Alams, u pple threatened this or that. Why no diplomatic statements threatening sanctions & severance of ties with Nigeria? See how stupid & egocentric these Western nations are? They keep mute now bcos they know the decision is beneficial to their continuos stealing of my oil & their business interests in my oil & gas in he United Rep of the SS&SE countries of continent Nigeria via useless companies like Shell, Chevron, agip, etc. Nonsense!! The SS&SE must get ready to bomb these companies out of its lands. Period.
...I like the way NKorea is making the US to 'piss' for body right now. Long live the United Rep of the SS&SE

dem hail d killing machine of boko haram but demonize Alams

It is the duty and responsibility CAS Azubike to help the CDS to formulate and execute policies, towards the attainment of National Security and operational competence of the Nigerian Army-but in spite of the trillions of oil revenue wasted by FGN on boko haram, the sect is growing from strength to strength since Dasuki was also hired as NSA-Not a single arrest has been made of any BH leader-During d crisis in d SS, Okah and Asare dokubo were detained in under ground bunkers-while arrested members of BH, are being allowed to escape to Mali-Chad by d NPF-or handed over to Sultans and Emirs-Again how many of yr tribes men raised their voices when BH, slaughtered Ibos in the North? Not a single member of MEND was allowed to see the sky for one day-when detained-Okah is in jail in far away SA-none of these BH killers is in togo not to talk of police cells in niger republic! Glad its Okpara an Ibo who control d brain of madam-not Ijaws!

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