Bauchi Church Bombing: Boko Haram Claims Responsibility-VANGUARD

Bauchi COMPOL Mohammed Ladan talk abt Harvest Field church in Yelwan, Bauchi
By Vanguard News

MAIDUGURI—Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s suicide attack in Bauchi State where a Church was bombed, killing about 21 worshipers with 45 others sustaining various degrees of injuries, even as it also re-emphasised its earlier warning to the media to desist from under-reporting its activities or face devastating attacks.

These were contained in a statement by its spokesman, Abu Qaqa in Hausa language and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri.
 

Qaga further expressed surprise with the way security agencies were misleading President Goodluck Jonathan by giving him false information on their confrontation with them, pointing out that the security agencies usually concealed the truth about the damages inflicted on them by Boko Haram.

He said: “Take for example, the attack they launched on our brethren in Ja’in area in Kano State weeks back. The fact is that only three men were inside the house together with their wives and then their weapons.

“Unfortunately, the soldiers stormed the area with over 40 vehicles, including armoured tanks and surrounded the house in the dead of the night.

“There was endless gun duel between our men and the soldiers but none of our men was killed or arrested. They only succeeded in arresting women because our warriors had escaped after killing many security operatives. But the media, which we believed connived with the security agencies and the government, went ahead to publish the opposite which ended up misleading the public.”
 

‘We have eyewitnesses’

He noted that residents of the area can attest to the fact that what JTF and the media are saying in that regard was nothing but gimmicks, even as he stated that the people in the area are also aware of the fact that the soldiers killed a resident of the area, and not a single member of the sect.

The sect’s spokesman said: “However, the military later turned around  and said they succeeded in killing one of our members. The fact is if troops would surround our people at night but could not succeed in subduing them even while asleep, how possible is it that they killed four members of our Supreme Council (Shura) in their latest attack as they claimed?

“Is it really true that our leaders were holding meeting? Is it possible for just four members of the high command to sit and take decision? Can members of the high command watch over a foreign hostage whose corpse was found in the area?
 

‘JTF killed civilians’

“One thing that is obvious is that the soldiers had only succeeded in killing over 10 innocent people in the neighborhood. We challenge journalists to go to the area and verify our claims whether our warriors have killed soldiers during the confrontation or not. Why are they (soldiers) hiding away their victims from the press?

“The media should also verify whether the military had extra-judicially killed civilians or not. We are carefully watching what everybody is saying about us. Let everybody, including individuals and groups continue to say whatever they want to say. The obvious fact is that as soon as we complete our preparations and start launching attacks, nobody should persuade us to stop.
 

Warning for media houses

“This is a special warning to media houses and journalists who are now fond of exaggerating and giving prominence to stories given to them by our enemies even when such press releases and stories given to them are not true.

“It is so unfortunate that the media carries such report word by word without removing or altering anything. But when we issue statements and press releases, the media always look the other way, pretending as if they didn’t get the message.

“More worrisome, perhaps, is that even when the media carries the report, they distort what we said just because they want to massage the ego of our enemies.
 
Demands fair representation
“Henceforth, nobody should talk to us when we attack any media organisation. The least we expect is that if any media organisation is not willing to give us true and fair representation, it is better not to report at all no matter what is said or who said it on the side of the government.

Any media that refuses to adhere to this wise counsel should have itself to blame.

“Finally, as it pleases Allah, we have successfully launched attack at a Church in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis in Bauchi State,” the statement added.

 

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Allah is Satan

is it not obvious that Allah is indeed the Satan?

Day and Night do not meet. but has anyone ever wondered why the followers of Allah who suppose to be the Agathodemon of light and not the Cacodemon of darkness will always synchronize the very tactics of armed robbers and hired killers to promote the cause of islam.

in justice

can nigerians please differenciate btw moslems and northern agenda. we from the south are always the first point of call on any religious violence. I recall a friends father who calls to prayer in a mosque in the north, he was slaughtered while calling to prayer in the north.y ? because he was not a 'muslim '. please spare we southern muslim. finally, may the good lord cause and expose boko haram.

YOU ARE A MAD MAN

how can u associate christianity with such an act? see how mayopic u r. terming chriatians armrobbers, kidnappers & ritualists. islam support rituals have u forgotten? monkey!b!

Since you bh members believe

Since you bh members believe you are more combatant than soldiers, then come out of your hidings and do just 3 days' battle in a field with JTF or are you afraid of death?

KILLING IN THE NAME OF RELIGION

Just in case somebody again suggest we negotiate with those idiots that call themselves 'bozo haram', we should see that it is obvious that it be a futile effort. How can you negotiate with jackals who know no better, except wasting innocent lives. And for those zealots who insist that it is a few extremists that is making a mockery of their religion, they should really do some soul searching. Somebody with money and know-how is sponsoring these idiots. And I would not be surprised when there will be jubilation among these with same religion inclination whenever christians are killed. Enough is enough. These people dont belong to civilized society.

JUSTICE FOR ALL

The northern leader has the solution to Boko Haram. They started it, now it has gone beyond their control. If you kill with knife, definitely u will die with knife one day.
The Igbo's is ready for this country to divide, we're tired with northers, because they're cowrds and lack knowledge and wisdom. The northern leaders were using boko harm to achieve the common goals. Soon after, very soon they will start killing the northern governors and the Iman. If not the sect will not stop.

kolo mental

You guys are crazy to say christians are kiling

@NAGODI SAAD,HOW DOES THE USA AND IRAQ COME INTO THE EQUATION?

Your position is getting more ridiculous by the day,what concerns the average christian praying in a church with the USA and Iraq?These guys are waging a jihad because they dont want to share a country with christians,they would prefer to be governed by sharia law,they would prefer a moslem as President and would keep killing unless this status-quo is changed.The family of the deceased have recieved blood-money as Arab and most islamic culture permit(100million naira).
The truth is that you Nagodi,are afraid of living in an islamic state,you cannot come back and live in the north after spending so much time with the infidels you hate so much in northern Australia.KEEP THE DENIAL AND DECEPTION ON,THE BLOWBACK WILL BE GODSENT,IT HAS ALREADY STARTED,TAKE A LOOK AT THE NORTH.

I ask myself one question,

I ask myself one question, Christainity and Islam are all Middle-eastern originated religions and we are here fighting, abusing and rubbishing ourselves in the name of religion. Africans must be Africans to identify their true existence - Late Fela Anikulapo-KUti. Today you visit middle eastern countries nobody is burning mosque in Israel nor is anyone burning churches in dubai..are we more sourced than them to their religions.

Islam is a peaceful religion

In evry religion we hav black sheep memba of such religion n who eva comit evil in d name of islam shld be treated as criminal.islam is completly against any form of unjust kiling of inocent lives.hav d xtians 4got so soon dat dey kidnapas,ritualist,armrobas n so on.my question is can we term kidnaping n ritual kiling as been part of xtianity cos dey indulge in it.no gud muslims will kill an inocent just like dat cos glorious quran teaches us liv in peace wit our neighbor weda xtian or muslims

Why is Nigeria like this?

Am shocked that this group of people keep bombing their very own area....what is the government really doing?

WHY SPEAK IN HIDING

Come out & confront JTF if u get the liver & stop threateningthe media & innocent citizens of this country. Nonsense BOKO HARAM!! Come out if u r man enough! Going around killing unarmed civilians. Follish Abu qaqa or quaqua or whatever he calls himself.

The CAN has responsibility

The CAN has responsibility for proiecting the rights of our brethren in the North. Beyound the occassional noise and empty threat by the CAN President, the body should take steps to escalate this matter to UN as it has become clear GEJ has got no anti-dote to this BH menace. Our brothers are dying every day while we engage in platitudes.

The living God

Jesus cried with a loud voice my god my god why have you forsaken me?(on the cross of the calvary) Now look at it, your so call powerful and living god crying with a loud voice looking for another god help, and surprisingly that god refuse to render him that help eventually he died for three day, another god took over woow(Yaradua and Jonathan), the same living god u call jesus was in a ship with some people and sleep took him away and suddenly the ship is about to sank and they woke him up master! master! we are about to be sink. Think twice worship God but not any man because human beings has limitation and jESUS OF NAZARETH IS A MAN APPROVED OF GOD, But not a God.

Jonathan is the president of

Jonathan is the president of Nigeria and not the SS alone! He cannot suppport the break up of the country as the leader of the nation. Every baboon and snoppy dog led by buhari in the fulani north knows we are deceiving ourselves. Boko haram is doing all these killings to make the kontry ungovernable 4 Jonathan period. They yearn 4 a Fulani man aka buhari, elrufai or sanusi, to rule the country period. Happily Tinubu and his SNG group led by Bakare, have given them their suport. Look at the governors from the South West-most are moslems. So an alignment between tinubus ACN and CPC means one thing only. The creation of the Islamic republic of nigeria. So there is need for us to call for a Nat Confab. The game of the speaker of the house as nominated by tinubu among other agents of darkness is to blame jonathan for our uncurable cancer since 1914. That is part of the game aimed at helping them to impose a fulani despot with the worst human rights records in mother earth on us..

YET TINUBU, SNG, BAKARE &OCCUPY 9JA SAY DEM WAN BUHARI

1991 April In Katsina, several lives are lost. Sh?ite sect in Katsina led by Malam Yahaya Yakubu stirs up trouble. At the end of April, in Tafawa Balewa (Bauchi State) over 200 lives are lost, and property and 20 churches are destroyed.* 1991 October 14- 15 . In Kano, the attempt of the Izala sect to stop Rev. Bonnke from preaching becomes violent Thousands of lives are lost and property destroyed. *1992 February 6th and then May 15-16 Zango Kataf, Zaria, Kaduna State Communal clash becomes a religious clash, with lives and property destroyed Funtua (Katsina State). Kalakato religious sect assaults a village head. 50 lives are lost and property destroyed .*2001 October 12-14 In Kano, there are anti-American riots, because of USA intervention in Afghanistan. At least 350 are killed.Afam

COMPLICITY OF JTF

JTF SAID REFERENCE TO ITS RAID IN KANO WHERE THEY TRAPPED THE LIFE OF GERMAN THAT IT KILLS ALL THE EXERCUTIVE OF BOKO-HARAM EXCLUDDING ONLY SHEKAU, NOT ABUL-QAQA. NOW QAQA CALLED NEWSMEN TO CLAIM RESPONSIBLITY OF ATTACK. LETS ASK THEM WHO OGANIZED THIS ATTACK IF ALL THE SUPPORTING MEN OF SHEKAU DIED? OR ARE THEY LYING TO NIGERIANS? OR IS THEIR ANOTHER FORM OF BOKO-HARAM AGAIN? NIJAS SINE YOUR EYES O!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

@Nagodi Saad, fake fulani man was this killings by jonathan also

1991 April In Katsina, several lives are lost. Sh?ite sect in Katsina led by Malam Yahaya Yakubu stirs up trouble. At the end of April, in Tafawa Balewa (Bauchi State) over 200 lives are lost, and property and 20 churches are destroyed.* 1991 October 14- 15 . In Kano, the attempt of the Izala sect to stop Rev. Bonnke from preaching becomes violent Thousands of lives are lost and property destroyed. *1992 February 6th and then May 15-16 Zango Kataf, Zaria, Kaduna State Communal clash becomes a religious clash, with lives and property destroyed Funtua (Katsina State). Kalakato religious sect assaults a village head. 50 lives are lost and property destroyed .*2001 October 12-14 In Kano, there are anti-American riots, because of USA intervention in Afghanistan. At least 350 are killed.Afam

BLIND MAN

I wonder up till now there are still animals in human kind, you are just a daft person that only understand your mother's language. Your ignorance refused you to understand any way of speaking but your mother's language. Now just because the mission was successful Bokoharam claim responsibility, had it been that they catch him he will definitely be an aggrieved member who either was cheated or denied or something else that prompted him to kill them, we have seen it in Bauchi (COCCIN), Bayelsa and Plateua States. It is also evident in Radio house just a few weeks ago. Your acclaimed article is just a prejudice cos your submission attested to it. May God cursed you.

be upon you

From what you've said, it's clear you are neither from east nor south south. It's very stupid of you to have talked the way u did. Am certain you are a youth and a fan (or member) of boko haram...my wish for you is: may your prayer be visited on you

I Strongly beleive that

I Strongly beleive that elders and elites of northern nigeria know everything about boko haram starting from its formation. I also very sure that if they want to stop it, they can stop it. But the implication of this evils is that the Northern Nigeria has no future...........their economy is dwindling, their children are not going to school and they are making North unhabitable. If this evil continues, Sourtherners will start sending all the Northerners living in the sourth back to North including those in Lagos state. Elders and Elites from the North should do something about this evil.

idiot

From what you've said, it's clear you are neither from east nor south south. It's very stupid of you to have talked the way u did. Am certain you are a youth and a fan (or member) of boko haram...my wish for you is: may your prayer be visited on you

Please Stop taking Responsibility

We know it is the southern christians who are behind this. We know all the church bombings have been by christians who bomb themselves and blame muslims.....please BH stop taking responsibility....it makes us look bad. Idiots!

Let the gods contend

“Finally, as it pleases Allah, we have successfully launched attack at a Church in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis in Bauchi State,” the statement added.

This is quoted vabatim from the Abu Qaqa. Let us verify who is this Allah? Allah is God of the Bible. We and them don't have nor worship the same God. All those ignorant Christians should know that Allah of the Quoran and God of the Bible are parallel! Let the gods contend and the end will always justify the means. God forgive them for they know what they are doing. Jesus reigns forever!

Challenging times...

Hmmmmm, challenging times indeed. Please get the latest information about Nigeria's business and the economy at www.nigerianpro.com/news

You are ignorant of history.

You are ignorant of history. Study very well how islam came 2 Nigeria? It impact nd how also christianity came to Nigeria nd it's impact. Find nd see which 1 destroy our beloved nation. Study islam from ancient time and christianity from renaisance, reformation and enlightment era

Is Nigerian economy crumbling

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@NAGODI SAAD:YOUR JUSTIFICATION OF CHURCH ATTACKS IS TWISTED

As usual you have allowed sentiments to prevail over rational behaviour.Saad,those innocent christians slaughterd while praying to God, they never attacked or killed anybody,thier only offence was being christian,If they were praying in a mosque,they would still be alife today.
If you blame the government,then why are christian churches chosen as targets and not mosques,our churches are not owned by the government of Nigeria.I put it to you that no christian has attacked a mosque in retaliation for any government action in Nigeria.During the Niger Delta (MEND)crisis,villages were levelled by helicopter gunships and many were killed but the militants fought the soldiers,during Biafra,soldiers were engaged.For how long will you keep supporting evil and decieving yourself?

THE KETTLE CALLING THE POT BLACK

WIKILEAKS SHOWED A VIDEO CLIP OF AMERICAN SOLDIERS FIRING AT CIVILIANS FOR FUN FROM AN APACHEE HELICOPTER GUNSHIP. AFTER FIRING AND KILLING SCORES SOME OF WHICH ARE CHILDREN HE WAITED FOR THE AMBULANCE AND RESCUE TEAM TO ARRIVE. A NUMBER OF ON LOOKERS WERE THERE TO HELP AND HE DESCRIBE THE SCENE AS HE SEES IT AND THEN OPEN FIRE AGAIN AT THE RESCUERS AND WOUNDED CIVILIANS. THEY ARE PROBABLY ACTING IN REVENGE FOR THEIR COLLEGUES KILLED BY ROADSIDE BOMBS. BUT WHY IS AMERICA IN IRAQ IN THE FIRST PLACE? THEY WERE CLEAR SADDAM DID NOT ATTACK THEM BUT ITS PREEMPTIVE; TO PREVENT HIM FROM ATTACKING IN THE FUTURE. I.E. IRAQ AND SADDAM ARE THOUGHT CRIMINALS. SO FAR OVER 1 MILLION WOUNDED AND 500,000 KILLED IN IRAQ. BOKO HARAM IS MORE HUMANE AND LOGICAL IN THEIR EXPLANATION, "OUR LEADER AND NUMEROUS FOLLOWERS WERE KILLED EXTRAJUDICIALLY, WE WENT TO COURT AND GOT 100 MILLION TO PROVE IT" THEY SAY. SO WHICH IS THE RELIGION OF PEACE?

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