French Bizman Offers To Meet Ansaru, Boko Haram Leaders-PM News, Lagos

Rachid Nekkaz
By PM News, Lagos

President Goodluck Jonathan calls them ghosts. But a French businessman and an Islamic activist are travelling down to Nigeria in April to meet leaders of the Islamic terror groups, the Boko Haram and Ansaru.

The man who has given himself the daring task is Rachid Nekazz, a flamboyant, handsome and a rich French businessman.

He plans to arrive Kano on 1 April, staying till 7 April before returning to France.

Nekazz puts his money where his mouth is; he is never scared to speak against the government or in favour of Muslims anywhere they are maltreated or subjected to ridicule.

He spends his personal money to travel from continent to continent advocating for Muslims’ religious and civil right.

The 41-year old is also popular for advocating women’s freedom to wear the nijab in Europe. He once pledged one million euros to pay fines of French Muslim women caught wearing the full veil.

Nekkaz believes that Boko Haram and Ansaru are organisations that advocate for the respect and dignity of African Muslims.
He likened the actions of the sects to that of the controversial American organisation, Black Panthers, during the 1960’s and 70’s. “With respect to the dignity of the Muslim people of Africa and of Nigeria, the actions of the Boko Haram and Ansaru organisations have definitely resulted in numerous repercussions in the international press since 2009,” he said.

He added that like “The Black Panthers of America made many key strategic errors in their time. Those errors have tainted not only their image, but that of Islam in and outside the US for the last 30 years.”

Nekkaz is optimistic that his trip to Nigeria next month will help leaders of the sect avoid the errors made by the Black Panthers in the US. “By discussing and helping their mission and their strategic choices in a way that would accomplish their local mission, while improving the image of Islam across the world,” he explained.

He also hopes to address the French hostage situation while he is Nigeria. In 2009, Nekkaz travelled with Jean-Bruno Roumegoux China in hopes of preventing the execution of 12 young Uyghurs, a Muslim minority in China living mainly in the region Xinjuang, in western China.
Nekkaz is the son of Algerian immigrants to France where he was born. He studied history of philosophy at the Sorbonne, France. He later made a fortune with an internet start-up but then diversified into real estate.

With real estate came politics and in 2007 he contested the French Presidential elections but failed to secure the 500 endorsements required. In the legislative elections of the same year, he founded his own party, standing in the 7th district of Seine-Saint-Denis and receiving only 156 votes, just over 0.5 per cent of the ballot. He unsuccessfully stood in 2008 for the municipal elections, promising €300 to every voter if elected.

He has had problems with the French government which includes two international tax audits and one week imprisonment for his political activism.

Egypt’s Cheikh Abou Ishaq, and Iran’s Ayatollah Safi are some of the world’s Muslim spiritual leaders that have celebrated Nekkaz for his actions and his advocacy for the rights of Muslim women in Europe.

In Nigeria he will meet with a different opposition. The Islamic sects are different from what Nekkaz has always fought for but it is not impossible that he could proffer some solution and reach an agreement with the sect leaders. A respite in the North will be a welcome idea.
Nekkaz is the author of Millenarium, a book of interviews with the leaders of the G7 countries (Clinton, Chirac, Blair…). The book is focused on the future of World Ethics, Human Rights, and Peace.

Despite his advocacy for women wearing the niqab, he does not support men to force their wives to wear it and stay at home.
“I’m in favour of a law to convict a husband who forces a woman to wear the niqab and who forces her to stay at home. But I’m also for a law that lets these women move freely in the streets, because freedom of movement, just like any freedom, is the most fundamental thing in a democracy. How can a woman truly integrate or find a job if her face is hidden?” he asked.


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Nekarz visit

Salam,I wish him safe landing,and hope that he will be able to convince them to charter a new course of dialogue rather than war which I hope will be the only solution to the crisis.

Hell No!

I am strongly of the opinion this man should not be allowed into this country; for crying out loud he might have ulterior motives. I won't say more than this.

this isn't news!

Haba! SR what's news about this? Is SR an Islamic propagandist?


Does it mean there is no genuine moslem in Nigeria who can mediate between the Federal Government and boko haram? It is a serious challenge to Nigerian Moslems. For this French moslem to come all the way to Nigeria to broker peace between Nigeria and boko haram, it will be a serious indictment on Nigerian moslems. But if that is what it will take to end this terorism and give us peace- so let it be.


Does it mean that there is no genuine moslem in Nigeria able to mediate between the Federal Government and boko haram? Or are they all hypocrites? For the French moslem to come all the way to Nigeria for mediation its a serious indictment on Nigerian Moslems.


Does it mean there is NO GENUINE MOSLEM IN NIGERIA to mediate between the Federal Government and BH? If the "GHOST" of boko haram will metaphose into a visible Nekkaz and negatiote with the Fed Govt to give us peace, so let it be.

Re I will join him

Shift grounds? GEJ converts to Islam or we ban western education or what? Be serious my brother.

Shift grounds? GEJ converts

Shift grounds? GEJ converts to Islam or we ban western education or what? Be serious my brother.

Confident and optimistic i am

I am confident and optimistic that peace is ours should we pay off sentiments and join hands together around the table.

Confident and optimistic i am

I am confident and optimistic that peace is ours should we pay off sentiments and join hands together around the table.

Confident and optimistic i am

I am confident and optimistic that peace is ours should we pay off sentiments and join hands together around the table.


This is what political correctness has done to Europe and America. How else would this fool have made his money which he now uses to sponsor terrorism? He is advocating the cause of islam by opting to pay for muhammadan women to wear the hijab and appear as masquerades in the West. But the same hijab is banned in public places in muhammadan Turkey without attracting his concern. He sees nothing wrong in non muhammadans being subjugated in countries where they constitute the minority. Where was he when jihadists took foreign oil workers hostage in Algeria which is much closer to France? His mission is to bring money to these vampires and encourage them in their atrocities. The Federal Govt should not grant him visa. As for Europe, may GOD Almighty raise another Charles Martel to deliver that continent from this death trap called muhammadanism.

Sahara reporters, now I know

Sahara reporters, now I know why you guys are so against any thing GEJ even when it is positive, because majority of you guys are muslims and sympathetic to the plight of Boko Haram.
You guys are only interested in such news, -the group GEJ said are ghost- tell me do you know where they live and what they fight for if not to destroy people that are non muslims like they just did in Kano

JTF, oya O, another boko

JTF, oya O, another boko haram wan land O, make una prepare well well for dis French terrorist.

I will join him

I betake refuge unto Allah against the evil one.In the Name of Allah,the Beneficient,Most Exalted.I will offer myself to join Rachid Nekazz to broker peace between the central government of Nigeria on one hand and the Jama'atu Ahlis Sunnah Lidda'awati wal Jihad and Ansaru on the other in order to find out a lasting peace for the entire west African sub-region.I am reiterating my appeal on both sides to look towards Allah for the sake of peace.The Nigerian government be ready to declare amnesty on the islamic militants and so on;and the Yusufiyya group should also drop arms.I am confidence and optimistic that should both sides shift grounds,we shall succeed.May Allah extend His wisdom,amin!

Jonathan states that Foreign Hostages may still be alive...

News Formula is reporting that our presido, Goodluck Jonathan is claiming that the foreign hostages in Nigeria may be alive. I wonder if he is keeping them in Aso Rock because it appears that he has some information that the rest of us don't have.

Handsome ke?

SR, you should have left the "handsome" part out of the story. If he's handsome, what would you call me...Smashing?...Stunning?...Superb?

This guy better stay in

This guy better stay in france for his own good!

GEJ must support him

President GEJ must support this noble person so that we get peace in the North, particularly Borno State, where today there are no schools, teachers are killed by BH, vaccinators are murdered, kids are killed, Christains and Muslims are assassinated daily. If the FG of Nigeria rejects this man of peace, the late Azazi is correct by saying PDP is Boko haram.


My guy I admire ur courage,however dis is a different ball game.These guys kill fellow muslims.They r heartless and unresonable.besides u even french.ur people r killing their brothers in Mali.u might just be an easy prey for these guyz.if u come out though,kudo!

This is interesting to read,

This is interesting to read, i hope he has a reasonable plan. If not Hmmmm!

Muslims were Never Maltreated

Muslims have never been maltreated, but the opposite have been treated with utmost respect.
Muslims fanatics have misrepresented the Quaran and carried out savage attacks on poor and innocent people based on self-interest and stupidity.
This entire Boko Haram issue is related to the group being against an open society and reckless cowardly act of murdering innocent people.
Mend was the result of those that looted the oil resources of the South such as the current President Goodluck Jonathan, likes of Alamieyeseigha and other cronies that never cared about their own people and development, but instead focused on their own selfish interests and the foreign corporations.
Terrorist unfortunately can never be reasoned with, just as there is no honor amongst thieves.
These corrupt folks need to be indicted as a lesson to everyone and all assets confiscated

All d best bro.

May Allah(GOD), make it a sucex 4 u n ur advocates of justice. All we r askin 4 in 9ja is unity n progress n nt security n protectn bcox no govt can giv u dt. Pls bokoJonaharam giv him d privilledgs..

He may not get a visa in

He may not get a visa in

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