Boko Haram Gets N40million Donation From Algeria-PREMIUM TIMES

Boko Haram's leader-Abubakar Shekau
By Emmanuel Ogala

A security report before the presidency indicates that the extremist sect recently received a huge financial donation from a group in the North African country

The extremist Boko Haram sect, which has since 2009 launched sustained attacks on security installations, places of worship, educational institutions and media outfits, recently got cash support of N40 million from an Algerian terrorist group, an intelligence report recently submitted to the presidency has said.

The report, a product of a joint police and military investigations and raids, carried out in Kano and Sokoto in December 2011 indicates that the Algerian sect gave out the funds as its first installment in a planned long term partnership with Boko Haram.

According to the report, seen by PREMIUM TIMES, the Boko Haram sect and the unnamed Algerian terrorist group have met a number of times in their bid to hammer out modalities for a long term partnership.

The document quoted some arrested members of the sect as having made the confession.

The partnership would see the richer, more influential, and more organized Algerian terror gang mentor members of the Boko Haram through trainings in activities that will help it fortify its financial base locally.

The Algerian sect is also expected to train the Boko Haram insurgents in hostage taking and weapon handling.

The report provides an insight into how the dreaded Nigerian sect has been funding its activities. The sect members have been fingered for a string of bank robberies, and there is also deep suspicion that they receive discreet support from local politicians.  

But it has never been this established that the group receives donations from overseas.

Al Qaeda links

The extremist Boko Haram has of recent been associated with links to international terror gangs like the Al Qaeda.

The first official document linking the group to Al Qaeda is a United States’ cable dated June 29, 2009, leaked by Wikileaks. The cable, written before the Boko Haram sect began its terror campaigns in August that year, documented the sect’s link to a well-trained veteran Chadian extremist, Abu-Mahjin.

The cable described Abu-Mahjin as having “limited ties to al-Qa'ida associates,” and was, on behalf of the Boko Haram sect, seeking more funds to facilitate a massive terrorist attack. The extremist sect began its terror attack on the Nigerian state two months after the cable was written.

Boko Haram’s successes in attacking defenceless religious congregations, bank robberies, and vandalization of police armouries validated its growing link with established terrorist groups outside the country.

Previous security intelligence on the sect suggests that its recent transformation, successes, and organization is partly because of the help it received from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), a branch of the international terrorist network based in the Saharan states of Mali, Niger and Algeria.

In January this year, The UK Guardian interviewed the sect's spokesperson, Abu Qaqa, who reportedly said his group’s leaders met with high ranking members of al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia during a pilgrimage in August 2011.

The meeting, Mr. Qaqa told the paper, was to finalise the group’s financial and logistics arrangements with Al-Qaeda.

“Al-Qaeda are our elder brothers,” he told the Guardian. “We enjoy financial and technical support from them. Anything we want from them we ask them.”

A UN report released shortly after the Libyan crisis also said weapons from Libya may have been smuggled to Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Both the government and its security agencies had, in the past, claimed the group gets foreign funding and support from other terror gangs like Al Ahabab in Somalia.

Kidnap Training

The intelligence report, which is now lying in a shelf at the president’s office, also detailed how members of the Boko Haram sect recently got trainings in kidnapping from the same Algerian terrorist sect.

The report listed names of nine members of the terror sect who had successfully received trainings in kidnappings, in addition to bomb making skills.

As its part of the deal, Boko Haram is expected to kidnap white skinned foreigners - especially expatriates - in Abuja and exchange them for more money and arms and ammunitions with the Algerian sect. “Or demand ransom as the case may be,” the report said.

As at the time of the investigation, December 2011, the sect had finalised its kidnap strategy and was scouting for houses to keep their kidnap victims and suitable cars to transport them across the desert.

“They are targeting expatriates from (Julius) Berger, and Dantata and sawoe as well as other places they could find any,” the report said.

The report claims that  a cell of the sect led by one Abu Mohammad carried out the kidnap of “white men” - a Brit and an Italian.

Both men were later killed in February this year during an attempt to rescue them by a combined squad of british and Nigerian security agents.

The Boko Haram terrorist sect, however, denied involvement in the kidnapping in one of its teleconference shortly after the incident.

Transformed sect

Boko Haram set out seeking to impose a stricter form of Sharia or Islamic law in northern Nigeria and end corruption.

Violence by the group, which had only religious interest in the past, is traceable to the five days of clashes in July 2009 between the group and members of the security forces in Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, and Kano states that left more than 800 people dead, including at least 30 police officers.

The police summarily executed the captured Boko Haram leader, Mohammed Yusuf, along with several dozen of his followers in front of the police headquarters in Maiduguri. Dozens of its members were also arrested.

Boko Haram frequently said its attacks on the government, especially the police, are in revenge for these killings and an attempt to set free members incarcerated by the police.

Political collaboration

Recently, the ideology behind Boko Haram attacks got more confusing with increasing attacks on schools, media houses and almost any soft target with wide media reach.

The National Security Adviser, Andrew Owoye Azazi, in a recent public appearance, said the group was a creation of the disgruntled members of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

He said members of the party, angered by the emergence of President Goodluck Jonathan, created the group to destabilize the government. He also admitted the sect had members trained by more sophisticated international counterparts.
 

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Isreal is not a xtian

Isreal is not a xtian country. They are Jews and do not alude to the xtian faith. Forget about those cultist and meurdrous groups mentioned. They only fall within a xtian country but are not even noml xtians in practice. The lords resistance is a mere name afterall formed by a woman. They do not carry out their attracities in the name of the Almighty.

Isreal is not a xtian

Isreal is not a xtian country. They are Jews and do not alude to the xtian faith. Forget about those cultist and meurdrous groups mentioned. They only fall within a xtian country but are not even noml xtians in practice. The lords resistance is a mere name afterall formed by a woman. They do not carry out their attracities in the name of the Almighty.

Did u Say Islam is Peace

Pls I like to advice any Christian who does not know anything about Islam to read his or her bible very well,Read Genesis, Isaiah very well and read about the prophesies which they the christians did not have knowledge but fortold by those anointed by The Almighty God Himself. Be wise to embrase the truth and not following some peoples act to judge a whole lot of others acting right. Pls learn the truth before making reckless statements

check ur facts b4 posting

check ur facts b4 posting stuffs nline.the ku klux klan is a racist organizatn. They are against blacks,hispanics etc. They are a cult nd they only use crosses to burn they victim and to show their symbol,dat doznt make it a xtian organizatn. The CSA check again,tz also a cult dt believs dt doomsday is near 4 d U.S bcos of policies. They are a military terrorist organizatn nd dey launch attacks against govt.dey r also anti-black and anti-semitic.Those r d targets f their attacks. D lord resistance army also,check ur facts-it is a revolutionary organizatn that is based on traditional mythicsm,islamic laws,nd d 10 commandments.Now,doz dt mk it a xtian organisatn? Obviously not.it is based on spiritualism nd their aim and objective is to overthrow govt nd rule basd n their beliefs.their leader is currently undergoing a tribunal for his actions.My point is dat u shuld check ur facts.D oda organizatns u mentioned r nt xtian organizatns, they are eida cults r terrorist groups.

Not true

God for bid their are not animals and dont try that again

You Goofed

Who says Christians don't kill? Have you ever heard about Ku Klux Klan, The Covenant, The Sword and The Arm of God in the US, Lord Resistance Army in Uganda, Irish Republican Army in Northern Ireland,Kach and Kahane Chai in Israel etc. Check fact first before you post rubbish on the net.Don't think everybody is a religious bigot like you

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Re: Boko Haram Gets N40million Donation From Algeria

I want to know how much Israel and America gave to MEND and other private militias around the country (clandestinely/secretly)? How much was given to MEND by the President of Nigeria (as claimed by his brother in South Africa) to bomb us on 1st October 2010?
May God deliver us from blood suckers who abound in Nigeria (those that does it openly with official backing)

On boko haram..

I want the government of Nigeria to stop taking those animals to court..Catch them and kill them like animals because they truly animals.
No man,nor religion have the right to take any life so i believe that he that kill by the sword will die by the sword and he that kill by bomb and guns will surely die by the same weapon..
To boko haram;whatever you sow you will or rather have started reaping in JESUS NAME AMEN!
Kill them from now no more taking them to court.....

All BH sponsors & supporters rot in hell fire !

May all the sponsors & supporters of BH rot in hell fire with their dicks sticked in the 10 virgins hole! What an irony a religion that claims peace but still draining innocent peoples blood! I pity those who are still there if I were u I;ll find a path of true religion which live to its principle like Christianity. At least, Christians preach peace and killing will be the last thing for any Christian to do. If Mohammed is truly holy and powerful like Jesus then stop fighting for him, allow him fight his battle just as we see Jesus does. Please let all we come together with one voice and fight this evil if not Im afraid it could lead to total catastrophe.

All sponsors& supporters of Bokoharam rot in hell fire!

May all the sponsors & supporters of BH rote in hell fire with their dicks sticked in the 10 virgins hole! What an irony a religion that claims peace but still draining innocent peoples blood! I pity those who are still there if I were u I;ll find a path of true religion which live to its principle like Christianity. At least, Christians preach peace and killing will be the last thing for any christian to do.If mohammed is truly holy and powerful like Jesus then stop fighting for him, allow him fight his battle just as we see Jesus does. Please let all we come together with one voice and fight this evil if not Im afraid it could lead to total catastrophe.

Re-Islam and the Deception.....

It is glaring that the writer is neither educated nor good Christian. For every good Christian knows what the Muslims worship and who is Mohammad. In his illiterate rage, he challenged everyone to tell him where love is mentioned in the Qur'an and wrongfully calls Allah names. Every Christian knows that there is God, which he worships along with Jesus. Can this writer tell me what he worships? He will say GOD! But what is the name of God? Because the word ‘God’ is English word meaning ‘Supreme being’. So if the writer, in his demented mind, has any iota of respect for other peoples’ religions, he will guess that just as some call God ‘Jehovah’, others call him ‘Allah’, yet others call him something else, and they are all his names as far as they mean the creator, the supreme being. But there is nothing more difficult than to educate a misguided bigot and unless people like him are educated there will never be peace.

Islam and the deception of an illiterate

You can cause problem with what you are saying against the prophet of God, please dont aggravate the problem on ground, if you dont know what to say please kicp shut and the media should know the type of comment to post online not useless comment like this, thanks

Islam and the deception of an illiterate

You can cause problem with what you are saying against the prophet of God, please dont aggravate the problem on ground, if you dont know what to say please kicp shut and the media should know the type of comment to post online not useless comment like this, thanks

Islam and the deception of an illiterate

You can cause problem with what you are saying against the prophet of God, please dont aggravate the problem on ground, if you dont know what to say please kicp shut and the media should know the type of comment to post online not useless comment like this, thanks

Islam and the deception of an illitrate Muhamad is main problem

Muhammad was born a terorist and lived as one. Can anybody tell me anywhere in the koran where love is mentioned? He preached hate and war. Of all the names of Allah (the juju stone, blood sucking demon and idol muslim worship and domicile in the kaabah) non is love. Muhammed directed his followers to kill anyone who refused to accept him as prophet and allah as god.
The world should face reality and confront the demon call allah. If we fail to do this there shall be no peace

Did u say Islam is Peace?

I dont really know where Islam has turned Peaceful?Is it the Number of Lives killed due to bombing,shooting,poisoning in Afghanistan,Sudan & Nigeria or what? If i had no religion,Pls how would you convert/convince me that Islam is Peace?I weep for you people & your religion.....you are just ignorant........WAKE UP!

Comic relief

All your rantings here could best be termed "comic relief" albeit, it is a very serious matter. May God save Nigeria from self destruction. Amen

God is on control

God is in control, the day of your judgement is at hand just continuing killing innocent people.

U re d Real fool

U call som1 fool.u said it d devil not muslims rit.so u approximately mean dat d muslims av d most amount of devils cos its d muslims dat re doin dis n i dnt undastd y worldwide issues like dis re alwys frm muslim.o! I even had its in d quran n d reward is grt.dat mean even ur quran promotes dis evil deed.wat u dont knw is d christain can fight back but bcos our bible dint say "dere is gain in war,killing,fightin,wickedness".we wunt but God as told us 2live d battle 4him,its he's...i pity all of u terrorist,wen d wrath of God will come on you cos u re fightin wit God not man n its obvious u dnt knw wat dat mean until u xperience it

Boko haram receives assistance from Algeria

You are happy that boko haram gets assistance to kill more innocent Nigerians because you don't like islam and muslims? Lets accept for a moment that it gladdens your heart that muslims are killed, but does it not worry you that your dear christian brothers are also losing their lives? If you are impotent, what has that got to do with the subject under discussion? You think being rude and vulgar will help your cause? No sir. No follower of the gentle Christ will descend so low as you have done. Why not pray for this nightmare visiting our country to come to an end?

Why talking rubish? if you do

Why talking rubish? if you do not have or know how cruticised, beter live the topic to be.

Had it been that i'll see you

Had it been that i'll see you i will first to kill you banza dan iska jaki the most stupid person on earth 'll make sure i kill you before my death. Shege

What ir foolish?

Can u define foolish? Somebody that does nt think before he speaks or does not even know what is saying. Which is you.

u are a fool

u are a fool

The Fulani-Hausa leaders chicken has come home to roost

The northern trado-religious&politico leaders may now be in for more troublous times. The good servants they‘ve unleashed, through aiding and abetting, on Naija are getting bolder and bolder, having metamorphosed to bad masters and may soon consume them. He who sows whirlwind will reap hurricane.

What is it that you hate? is it the North or Islam?

The North is d problem, d north are parasites. They say Nigeria should b split & cut them off from the North. What I am not clear on is, is the North the enemy or Islam? If is the north then the hatred should b based on all d northerner which also includes the northern christians and if it is on Islam, how will the country be divided base on Islam-Christian divide, how about the muslims in Lagos, Kwara, etc & how about d Northern Christians that doesn't know any other place as home than d north. 2 those that abuse
Islam, it will not change it from being d true religion of God. Many are trying their efforts 2 destroy d religion but 2 no avail, it was found recently that a military college in Virginia teach an elective course that portrays Islam as the enemy and their final mission is 2 destroy Makkah and Medina hiroshima style. I wonder how many of u guy are hoping for that too. So u see the truth always is opposed 2, only God can protect us from the evil wisher like you.

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hmmn

Hmmn, i just see God's judgement on them all and all their counsels comng to nought. BOKO HARAM, ur end has come

BH and Algerier sponsors

The truth is that Nigeria is too big to be one country. We are not one at all. We are of varying social, cultural, religious, economic and geographic back ground. This forced unity has made Nigeria a fraud. Until we accept the truth that Nigeria is not one, satanic Boko Haram and the likes will keep tormenting the citizens. So, let the North go their way, the South their way. If peradventure we agree to come together, it will be a loosed unity whereby every ethnic group would have authority to decide what to do with its fortunes. Meanwhile, may God Almighty punish those sponsors of Satanic Boko Haram. GEJ should not negotiate with the devils.