ADAMAWA: Parents withdraw murder case against the N100 killer police for N1m ransom
By Adamu Mohammed Yola
* I’m not aware of N1m paid as compensation for life, I’m not aware of any negotiation for ransom – Maiha LG Chair
* Maiha citizenry reacts to N1m ransom for life, says it is unbelievable as the case is unbearably unforgivable
* Killer cop paying N1m as ransom for murder to be spared before the law! – Youth group
The killer police, Corporal Richard Japheth who murdered a 20-year old commercial tricyclist, Arabo Dauda Tambajam for allegedly refusing to pay N100 at a checkpoint in Maiha local government area, northern senatorial district of Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, has been forgiven by the deceased parents.
Japheth who is dismissed from police service and is currently under police custody, is said to be forgiven last week when his parents paid the sum of one million naira for late Dauda’s parents to obtain a court affidavit withdrawing the murder case, the Periscope investigation can reveal.
The negotiation aimed at shielding the alleged criminal and that which late Arabo could hardly forgive the betrayers of justice as negotiators, was done in utmost cult like secrecy, an eavesdropper reported for the Periscope investigation.
The local government chairman who has been trying tirelessly to ensure justice has taken its course and other stakeholders in the community along with the Human Rights group engaged in the case were not even informed, not to talk of being invited to the humiliating negotiation.
“I’m not aware of the paltry one million paid as compensation for life. I’m not aware of any negotiation even though I’m the chief accounting and the chief security officer,” Maiha LG Chairman, Dr Idi Ali Amin said.
The people of Maiha who would not want to believe that such an embarrassingly brothel like negotiation taken place, because, as they said, Arabo was a respected and responsible human being not a dog to be estimated humiliatingly low.
“It is unbelievable as the case in unbearably unforgeable. It is, to say the least unfortunate but intolerable that the parents of a killer for N100 police officer paid N1m as ransom for murder to be spared their criminal son who betrayed the state before law.”
“It is also surprising that the parents will humiliated their son posthumously, when they should join in supporting the community, the security and the law to ensure justice.
“Compensation for life is now N50m not N1m. The negotiators are conspirators against justice. They have also embarrassingly shortchanged the entire family,” the youth group said.
One who was a witness to the negotiation, on condition of anonymity, confirmed to the Periscope that N1m was paid as ransom for the deceased whose life was wasted simply for refusing to pay N100 as demanded by a drunk on duty, trigger happy police corporal.
The source revealed that the parents of the corporal killer started a fish type of negotiation; they would pay N25,000, then upgraded to N250,000 but when one of the negotiators who felt humiliated with the pricing “spoke words into their heads”, they raised the price to N1,000,000, enough they conceived to facilitate the family to have a court affidavit obtained, withdrawing the case from the court of law to be able to provide for their criminal son, a court cushion for soft landing.
However, as the Periscope has earlier explained, there are three sides of Japheth’s offence; the first is to God who forbids any killing without reason. The second is to the state that entrusts responsibility to maintain peace and ensure security by protecting lives and property. The third is to the deceased and family subjected to mourning.
The deceased can not be heard; so he cannot forgive, the state can hardly forgive culpable homicide.
The ugly incident, which occurred on Monday, 1st June, 2020 at about 2pm has instigated community outcry for justice. It was loudly and widely echoed by the media.
NLC NCSO, Concerned Citizens Urged Military to change Approach in the fight against Boko Haram
NLC NCSO, Concerned citizens Urged Military to change approach in the fight against Boko Haram
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Network for Civil Society Organisatio, (NCSO) and Concerned Citizen(CC) have called on the Armed Force to change its approach and strategy in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast and other security challenges access the nation.
The group at a world Press conference, read by the Borno state Chairman of the NLC, Comrade Bulama Abiso held at the NLC House Maiduguri on Tuesday said ” we are calling for total overhaul of the process, system and strategies, there is no harm in seeking for external support, if that is what is needed to bring lasting peace to the region.”
” We also call for the revisiting nd remodeling of the approach by the “Operation Safe Corridor” on Deradicalization and reintegration of ex combatants back to the communities and stakeholders should be consulted throughout the process*, the group added.
The leader of the group said “It is widely believed that, the inability of the security forces to halt the insurgents, were because of presumably due to lack of will on the part of the Armed Forces to bring to an end to this war, the culture of mutual mistrust within various security establishments and between the security and the victim community to divulge information on Boko Haram insurgents and commercial benefits bring driven by some actors,” .
He said ” the Boko Haram insurgency has lingered for over 10 years there is need for restrategizing the approach of counter insurgency and if need be seek for helping hand from countries that has expirience in the fight against terrorism and Insurgency.”
” We urge the Nigerian Armed Forces to restrategize in their approaches of countering terrorism and securing the lives and property of the citizen as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This concern became pertinent due to the recent attacked on the Governor Babagana Zulum’,s convoy, abduction and killings of aid workers and explosion of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in communities once regarded as safe within Maiduguri metropolis and beyond”, Abiso further stressed.
The group further called for deliberate enhanced Civil military relations with the supports of the locals to completely defeat the Insurgents, adding that the military should also be more proactive in taking the wat to the Insurgents hidoutes.
Comrade Bulama Abiso said ” it has become frustrating to all Borno citizens at home and in diaspora on why the Armed forces of Nigeria could not contained the menace of the terrorists group for more than a decade. When one compares the expanditires of government against the result achieved by the military in the counter insurgency operations. It is not commesorate to the realities on ground”.
The group while strongly concerning the attacked on the Governor’s convoy in Mile 4 along Baga route, sympathised with the Governor over the Incidence and demanded a transparent investigations into the matter, stressing that if the safety and set ofthe number one citizen in the state is not guaranteed, then what about the citizens who regularly ply the highway to earn a living.
Monarchy in Maiha Idi the Impostor Is Summoned Before the Law
Monarchy In Maiha: Idi The Impostor Is Summoned Before The Law
By Adamu Mohammed Dodo Yola
Preparations for mischief is ongoing in Maiha. The blinded by ignorance gullible followers, are told to clear thr scene with a view to intimidate a peaceful community who insist that it is an abomination to be led by an impostor; “a butterfly who calls himself a bird,” moralising Ola Rotimi in “The Gods Are Not To Blame.”
The impostor, in his figment of blurred imagination, obnoxiously considered himself a district head of Jalingo-Maiha but only during festive periods and uninvited occasions.
The moment the celebration is over, the impostor picks and packs his parked baggage of garbage and departs, rather unceremoniously as he crept in, abandoning his gullible followers to rot till another season and/or a session of mischief; instigating anarchy by means of contempt of court and executive orders.
It is now another season for the impostor to showcase his mischievousness; Jalingo-Maiha is bubbling his with his insignificant gullible followers, preparing the stage, intimidating the community, for a disruptive Sallah celebration.
It is learnt from the gullible followers’ narrativisation that the impostor has gone to seek a granted permission from the Mubi Emirate Council, guaranteeing his outing as district on Eid day.
However, this time, the Eid will eventually not be a Mubarak to the impostor and followers.
This time, the impostor is not to eat his cake and have it, as he is summoned before the uncompromising law, on criminal charges.
Can a criminal ever be a district head, especially of Jalingo-maiha known for adopting Makkah and Madinah models put together?
The fetish, the “bori mediumship” negotiators between evil spirits considered as their demigods and the people that honour by patronising them for their luck, ought to have a rethink this time
The Bible will give a lone choice between either the Mammon or the God
The Qur’an has definitely defined being both with the Mammon and God at the same time as an act of hypocrisy beyond heresy.
The Upper Area Court Yola, Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria, has on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, summoned Idi Usman Shehu and three others to answer charges of criminal conspiracy and inciting disturbances for anarchy that have resulted hurting so many hearts with others sustaining degrees of injuries in Jalingo-Maiha on a Friday during Jumu’at prayer.
Idi and three others are summoned to appear in person, on Thursday, July, 30, 2020 at 8:30am to answer the criminal charges filed against them by the Commissioner of Police.
His gullible followers think that the impostor has a royal immunity before the law; therefore, his continued romance with the contempt of court and executive orders will not be charged even while he is on bail.
Does it not amount to jumping bail when Idi is restrained by the court and executive orders, from parading himself as district head of Jalingo-Maiha, from going to and participating in any activity in Maiha, yet he arrogantly snubs the orders?
Thursday may determine between either to prison or for a freedom to continue romancing with the contempt of court and executive orders in Jalingo-Maiha.
A courageous king or criminal does not in tears plead for clemency against his tragic flaws before the law; he faces it squarely.
Only the coward cries when his arrogance is subdued.
Covid-19; NLNG Donates Medical Equipment to FMC Yola
COVID-19: NLNG donates medical equipment to FMC Yola
By Adamu Mohammed Yola
Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas NLNG has donated medical equipment and support items to the Federal Medical Centre, FMC Yola, Adamawa state, northeast Nigeria as Covid-19 support intervention.
Commending the NLNG for the donation, the Medical Director FMC Yola, Prof. Auwal Muhammad Abubakar said the intervention was indeed timely and that it would be utilised accordingly.
The donated medical equipment and support items are:
1. Syringe Pumps – 8 units
2. Suction Machines – 4 units
3. Manual Defibrillators – 3 units
4. ICU Beds – 2 units
5. Overbed Tables – 2 units
6. Bedside Cabinets – 2 units
7. Mattresses – 2 units
8. Pillows – 2 units
9. Hospital Cart (Resuscitation Carts) – 2 units
10. I -Stat Reagent/ Blood Gas/ Electrolyte Analyser – 1 unit
11. Infusion Pumps – 4 units
12. Haematology Auto-Analyser – 1 unit
13. Chemistry Analyser – 1 unit
14. Blood/ Fluid Warmer – 4 units
15. Mechanical Ventilator – 1 unit
16. Electronic Patient Monitors – 4 units
17. Coagulometer – 1 unit
18. CRRT Machine – Continuous Renal Therapy – 1 unit
19. Blood Bank Cold Centrifuge – 8 Buckets – 1 unit
20. Dental Chair – 1 unit
21. Apheresis Machine – 1 unit
22. DICOM Printer (OKI)ES8431 MMe and UPS – 1 unit
23. Resuscitation Bed – 1 unit
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