JTF Claims Arrest Of High Profile Boko Haram Commander In Maiduguri

JTF spokesperson Sagir Musa
By SaharaReporters, New York

Nigerian troops of the Joint Task Force in Maiduguri, Borno state  said its men today arrested a high profile member of dreaded Boko Haram sect.

A press release issued by Lt. col. Sagir Musa,  the spokesperson of  Operation “Restore Order” stated that Mohammed Zangina, a high profile Boko Haram Commander and Shura Committee Member at was arrested today around 12:30 am Nigerian time in the Government Reserved Area (GRA), Maiduguri.

JTF also claimed that Zangina was arrested in Maiduguri while trying to “ plan several deadly attacks being planned against civilians and security personnel any moment from today”.

Zangina a.k.a Mallam Abdullahi often referred to as Alhaji Musa is the head of North Central part of Nigeria and Coordinator of most of the suicide attacks and bombings in Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Jos and Potiskum, the statement said.

JTF  said Zangina is a key member of the Shura Committee of the Boko Haram Terrorists, is among those declared wanted, and a bounty of N25 million was placed on him by the JTF on 23 November, 2012. He survived several security manhunts on his hideouts in Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Jos and Potiskum. His arrest was effected by JTF troops following a special operation conducted in GRA, Maiduguri.

Zangina is currently  undergoing interrogation for his activities at an undisclosed location.
 

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@Anonymous (not verified) on January 15, 2013 - 10:11

When Muslims are killing each other in the name of their religion, it is their bag ... entirely their business. Wetin concern agbero with shit wey dey for ground? But to drag everyone else into their blood lust, it becomes our probllem. We are not in the business of body count of Boko Haram victims. We are only interested to know what innocent Christians have to do with their percieved problem.

@halilullah abdullahi

If you believe in what you have written and still have the temerity to call others illiterate, then you are confused by half education. This is more dangerous because it lulls the like of you into believing that what they think is the universal truth when it is very far from the truth. If you were right, why does BH target Christians? Why does it target Southerners? How many Mosques have they bombed as compared with the Churches they have destroyed. In presenting an argument, you have a duty to be logical and back it up with facts and evidence. You have not even attempted to do this at all.

Muslims are really surf in d

Muslims are really surf in d hand of dis BH ppl even we d muslims are nt sopporting dis let talk of wat will solve d prblm nt accusing any religion pls this thing is a real setup by our leaders to make money cos they don't care abt d ppl they sarve y nt we join hands and fyn solution to our selfs since we are d once affected

BH

D ppl dat are saying BH are killing xistns do u know hw many muslims are being killed by dem let's jst pray for d betterment of d nation

We need peace

So call Boko haram is lik bombfire suckin of innocent blood in the seck of religion..pls wat types of religion is dis...infact all d muslim in d North dey ar supportin wat they ar doin 4 seck of religion...God hav mercy on them,bcos they don't knw wat they ar doin ?

Mohammed Yusuf the leader BH

Mohammed Yusuf the leader BH also killed innocent people who refuse his faith eg. the pastor he slain and other Christians, what do you called such, extra judicial or what? me posting this comment is a victim, my Senior Brother fell to their bullet, you want people like me to support negotiation with these vampires?, i wish this one will be given to me to treat him right.

@ Tafidan DDAJI : Stop Being Silly!

@ Tafidan DDAJI : Obasanjo tried your "heart to heart" approach, remember what happened afterwards? Fact is, the Bokos are aridd animals that ought to be delt with decisively instead of asking Northern dis-n-dat to call them to order. They're murderers like their Niger Delta cousins in the name of militant struggle. The inept government of Dumbo allows them to fester bcos he's more interested in stealing the Security Vote than any real solution. Forget heart-2-heart!

Those aboki haram know damn sure that Nigeria will never be Sharia-ruled, they're wasting human lives bcos it's in their nature and religion to waste innocent lives. That said, I believe the new NSA is doing better than late thief Azazi who called a granade an IED! At least he's catching some.

NAIJA POLICE IS COMPROMISED!

THE COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION IN BENUE STATE IS CRYING OUT LOUD FOR THE ESCAPE OF SOME BOKO HARAM GROUP CARRYING VARIOUS WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION WHEN THEY WERE INTERCEPTED BY POLICE.
HE SAID BENUE IS NOT SAFE NOW.
GOVERNOR ADAMS OSHIOMOLE IS NOW ACCUSING POLICE OF COMPLICITY IN THE DEATH OF HIS PPS-OLAITAN.
POLICE HAS NOT EXPLAINED TO THE WORLD UPTILL NOW WHY MOHAMMED YUSUF WHO 'ATTEMPTED TO ESCAPE' WITH HANDCUFFS ON HIS WRISTS WAS GUNNED DOWN TO DEATH.
KABIRU SOKOTO ESCAPED FROM POLICE CUSTODY TO BE 'RE-ARRESTED' LATER AFTER REALIZING HOW HOT THE ISSUE WAS.etc....etc....etc...
PLEASE SOJA;DO THE INTERROGATION YOURSELF.NO GIVE POLICE THIS 'HIGH PROFILE BOSS' AGAIN.

HOPE HE DOESNT ESCAPE

May he not escape, as it is the news always.

Occult's game

I have a believe that most of Nigerians are illitrate, They can not understand how maney are generated by few ppl. This issue of BH is well planed to reduce certain number of Northerner by occult members. Secondly is the process for them to generate money as those in Ameria are doig by creating war in the world. Remember most ppl arrested are innocents not a real BH. BH are among the elit of NS who rents a house and plant BOMB later they appears as security searching BH.

please JTF, you guys have

please JTF, you guys have arrested enough of this high profile bokoharam members, but once you declare their arrest on the media other things like their prosecution, trial etc will become a history. we won't know what is going on with them with them again. please i won't those people to be tried and executed according to the law of the land to serve as a deterrent to other members of the gang.

@ tafida

Peace ke? Unless they are ready to bring back to life all the Xtians they murdered without provocation. What manner of suggestion is that for a satanic group that sits down to plot mass murder of innocent Niegrians for just no reason. As a matter of fact I care less about bh so long as they restrict their madness in the north. Their sponsors in govt know very well that there will be no Niegria the day they explode one bomb is the south. That is why they are very careful.

Boko haram or whatever it is called

This person advocating for round table discussion with book haram is a suspect. SH take note

Ezekiel Adamu son of Dr Amos Adamu

Ezekiel Adamu stop the SLAVERY of your workers treat them acording to the law of our country Nigeria(NLC)look into the situation,Did you remember that TENT belong to FG of Nigeria

ABOUT TIME TO SET UP MILITARY TRIBUNAL FOR BOKO HARAM

I am absolutely against sitting down and talking with these terrorists. They are cold blooded killers and brings nothing to the table. The blood of innocent Nigerians murdered by these Boko haram terrorists will for ever hunt any Nigeria leader that will sell them out. What we need are convictions and executions of these evil doers. I am tired of hearing arrests of these fools and nothing comes out of them. JTF is doing its job'at least I think they are' which is to arrest, intorregate and then hand over these terrorists to appropriate authority for prosecution. I will like to see Nigeria Government set up a military tribunal that will try these so called combatants for Allah. They should be given fair trial, and if convicted, executed, military style. The Government must develop a different approach to fighting these terrorists. The USA, which we borrowed our constitution from, have military tribunals to try Al-qaeda terrorists.

Na waoo! These bastards seem

Na waoo! These bastards seem to have more commanders than the Nigerian Army. God dey sha.

huum!!

We're tired of BH issues. It seems that Nigerian Securties have an interest of driving away our National economy in the name of insecurity. We needs an improvement in electric power, roads, hospital and many other social imminities. No more extra insecurity payment but let them work as Teacher doing with their monthly payment.

Talks wit who?

@tafida who do u dialogue wit? D ppl u dont see or knw who they are? What would become of d innocent ppl that have been killed by this evil group? I live in d north and d extent of damage done by this group is obvious, socially and politically. If they want peace, they should lay down their arms and surrender or else what will befall them in coming months would be unimaginable i tell u, mark this. Idan kunne ya Ji....

DIALOGUE: A PANACIA TO THE LOGJAM

THE FARC REBELS OF COLUMBIA HAVE SPENT 48 YEARS FIGHTING, BUT THE GOVT IS NOW HOLDING TALKS WITH THEM, US ND EU ARE HOLDING TALKS WITH THE TALI BAN, BOZIZE OF CENTRAL AFRICA IS DOING SAME IN HIS COUNTRY, WHY SHOULD GEJ NOT DO SAME WITH JAMAATU AHLUSSUNNAH LIDDA'AWATI WALJIHAD? FAILURE TO HOLD TALKS IS TANTAMOUNT TO JONATHAN'S FAILURE OF HIS REGIME IN 2013 AND BEYOND.

DIALOGUE: A PANACIA TO THE LOGJAM

THE FARC REBELS OF COLUMBIA HAVE SPENT 48 YEARS FIGHTING, BUT THE GOVT IS NOW HOLDING TALKS WITH THEM, US ND EU ARE HOLDING TALKS WITH THE TALI BAN, BOZIZE OF CENTRAL AFRICA IS DOING SAME IN HIS COUNTRY, WHY SHOULD GEJ NOT DO SAME WITH JAMAATU AHLUSSUNNAH LIDDA'AWATI WALJIHAD? FAILURE TO HOLD TALKS IS TANTAMOUNT TO JONATHAN'S FAILURE OF HIS REGIME IN 2013 AND BEYOND.

Picked Up in 'GRA'...NOT In A CAVE Nor HOLE!!!

CheckOut wia d Mass-Murderer ws pikdUp! Wot does this signify? Wot does this Indicate?? Wot does this tell us??? It confirms wot sum of is hav been sayin all along; these 72Virgins Inspired Mass Murderers r NOT Spirits nor Ghosts! They live among d people nd r known by some. See wia d cockRoach ws caught..see wia d oda guy ws Smoked out off: a Posh Crib belongin 2a former Govnr/senator!! If d Gallant JTF had stormed d place without finding this Devils Agent, some people wuldv bin shoutin all ova d place of how JTF attacks innocent civillians! Hypocrites! Wicked People!! Exorcise this Gangrene out yur midst nd hav peace..or keep hiding em nd keep gettin caught in d cross-Fire!!
4rm some comments here,its obvious some people get saddened wen a BH murderer is caught! Tacit approval abi?? MtcheeUW........

Kudo to JTF

Great work JTF, kill them all.

It is nothing to be happy

It is nothing to be happy about. JTF only engages in a 'plus and minus' operations. As they arrest one, two will escape from custody. Please when will everything come to an end this way?

Bullshit

heart to heart my foot:bullshit. shoot those idiots

No be stories oo

No be stories oo

@Tafidan DDAJI: Are you for real ?

@Tafidan DDAJI

Going by your logic, govt. should also have heart to heart discussion with armed robbers and kidnappers. Bombing and killing innocent people is a crime under the law and ought to be punished by the law of the land. Inasmuch as I do not agree with the extra judicial killing of Boko Haram leader, Yusuf, by police, that is not enough justification for Boko Haram sect to bomb churches and other people going about their daily activities and who are not remotely connected with the Yusuf killing. Boko Haram ought to challenge Yusuf's killing in a court not killing innocent citizens.

If Boko Haram had bombed your father/mother/sister/cousin in their homes or place of worship, would you be advocating "heart to heart" discussion?
That your suggestion is quite provocative and silly at the least. BOKO HARAM's KILLING IS NOTHING BUT A CRIME. THEY SEEM TO BE GETTING AWAY WITH IT BECAUSE A MORON RULES NIGERIA !

@Tafidan DDAJI: Re: It's not commendable.

@Tafidan DDAJI

Going by your logic, govt. should also have heart to heart discussion with armed robbers and kidnappers. Bombing and killing innocent people is a crime under the law and ought to be punished by the law of the land. Inasmuch as I do not agree with the extra judicial killing of Boko Haram leader, Yusuf, by police, that is not enough justification for Boko Haram sect to bomb churches and other people going about their daily activities and who are not remotely connected with the Yusuf killing. Boko Haram ought to challenge Yusuf's killing in a court not killing innocent citizens.

If Boko Haram had bombed your father/mother/sister/cousin in their homes or place of worship, would you be advocating "heart to heart" discussion?
That your suggestion is quite provocative and silly at the least. BOKO HARAM's KILLING IS NOTHING BUT A CRIME. THEY SEEM TO BE GETTING AWAY WITH IT BECAUSE A MORON RULES NIGERIA !

Whether you like it or not,

Whether you like it or not, this one has been arrested and he was be dealt with according to the law. I suspect you are a sympathizer, sorry o.

After our gallant soldiers

After our gallant soldiers have put their lives on the line, may he not escape like others IJN Amen!

May he not escape again like

May he not escape again like others?

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