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We are seeing hell – Borno Elders.


 

The Bornu Elders, Monday gave a graphic details of how life in Borno and the entire north east has been reduced to hell by the activities insurgents.

Addressing a gathering of Northern Elders Forum in Kano, Zanna Hassan Boguma who delivered a goodwill message on behalf of Borno Elders Forum declared that the entire region is now engaged in full time war from enemy within.

Boguma stated that “we have been seeing hell, our people are constantly decimated, our towns and villages razed, properties destroyed, schools and places of worship burnt, even innocent travelers were not spared” .

The elder stateman said that from the inceasant attack that the axis had witnessed in the last weeks was a confirmation of how vulnerable the entire region is.
He disclosed that the region has been turn in to a war zone with attendant humanitarian crisis, stressing that this is the time the whole country should mobilized to stop the carnage.

Boguma who doubted the intention of the perpetrators of this crime against humanity in the region was quick to add that “much as we know, the whole matter has nothing to do with claimed intention of a section imposing their will on the others, or issues of sharia or making the country ungovernable for the President or a religious war as they want to look at it”.

He however accused the Federal Government of lacking the political will to address the crisis, pointing out that Borno Elders is surprised at the grave yard silence of Government and its inability to implement several report on the insurgency turned in by expert engaged to do so by the same Government.

The Borno Elders noted that the solution to the crisis does not lie with the PDP or APC, maintaining that the situation at hand transcend politics and urged the entire Country to identify with them at the moment of need.

This catastrophe which has befallen us should be the concern of all Northerners irrespective of tribe, region, or creed. Those of you who are residing far away shold know that other citizens needed your sympathy and attention”.

Boguma posited that “until those who were namd as supporters, financiers, and alliesto the Boko Haram were brought to justice, until the political Boko Haram were apprehended and prosecuted, until the operations to contain this madness is sincerely handled, lives of our innocent villagers will continued to be sacrificed”.

By AbdulSalam Muhammad

Source: Radio Biafra.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday.


  • A Free Syrian Army soldier, left, looks at dead bodies laying on a roadside in front of al-Shifa hospital, at al-Shaar neighborhood, in Aleppo city, Syria, Monday Sept. 24, 2012. Syrian warplanes bombed two buildings on Monday in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least five people including three children from the same family, activists said. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)Enlarge PhotoAssociated Press/Hussein Malla – A Free Syrian Army soldier, left, looks at dead bodies laying on a roadside in front of al-Shifa hospital, at al-Shaar neighborhood, in Aleppo city, Syria, Monday Sept. 24, …more 

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. A GLOOMY ASSESSEMENT OF SYRIA

The civil war is worsening and there’s no prospect of a quick end to the violence, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi tells the U.N. But he says he’s got a plan to break the impasse.

2. WHY SYRIA’S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IS LIKELY TO WORSEN

Winter is approaching in the war-torn nation, raising the specter of increasing hunger and even deaths from the cold.

3. PROBING THE POLICE SHOOTING OF AN AMPUTEE

The FBI will join the investigation into an officer’s deadly shooting of a man in a wheelchair at a group home in Houston.

4. FOREIGN POLICY HITS HOME

Romney and Obama spar over who is better equipped to handle world events — such as the uproar across the Middle East over the anti-Islam video.

5. RADICAL MUSLIM CLERIC TO FACE CHARGES IN THE U.S., COURT DECIDES

Abu Hamza al-Masri — one of Britain’s most notorious extremists — allegedly tried to set up an al-Qaida training camp in rural Oregon.

6. A SHIFT IN THE LANDSCAPE OF COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS

It’s a first: More students in the class of 2012 took the ACT than the rival SAT.

7. FACEBOOK’S STOCK TUMBLES AGAIN

Drop of nearly nine percent follows a report in Barron’s that the stock is still “too pricey.”

8. WHY AMTRAK IS BREAKING THE SPEED LIMIT IN THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR

The rail service will test trains at 165 mph — in hopes of one day offering passenger service at the faster speeds.

9. HOW ‘HOMELAND’ SECURED FOUR EMMYS

“The show has a very intense relevance to the world that we live in, and that adds greatly to its watercooler effect,” Showtime president David Nevins says of his network’s thriller.

10. CALLING IT LIKE THEY SEE IT

The furor over the NFL’s replacement refs grows — and the league levies fines against verbally abusive coaches.

Source: YAHOO NEWS.

By The Associated Press | Associated Press

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