Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Former President’s Host, Rejects Peace Move

IT was a rude shock for former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday as Boko Haram hardliners killed his host in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

In what seems a strong message of rejection of Obasanjo’s peace overtures, gunmen suspected to be members of the fundamentalist Islamic group killed Baba Kura Alhaji Fugu, the eldest son of the late Baba Fugu in broad daylight.

Fugu met with Obasanjo on Thursday to discuss the plight of the family left behind by the late leader of Boko Haram, Mohammed Yusuf. News of Baba Kura’s murder by Boko Haram militants broke out last night. The Moment On Sunday leant that Baba Kura had just concluded a press interview and was meeting with his family members, when his mobile phone rang.

Categories: Africa, Nigeria

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  1. This incident happened about one year ago. Serious as it was then, the Boko Haram group has committed more heinous crimes, including attacks on the UN Abuja office, newspaper offices and police formations.

  2. PEACE is all that i pray for, i dont understand how religion can drive one man to do good and also influence the other to commitee so much evil. If religion causes so much violence one must reconsider that religion for the God that i praise is a king of PEACE.please do something WORLD for we have that power, PEACE is all that i pray for.

  3. It is a big bad ideal for the government that it visible to take a stand and starting negotiate with terrorist group, what about the life of people that has been killed through this animal call them self boko harram, remember as it said in holy book, thy shall not killed, their time is coming they will surfer and punish for their sin

  4. Assalamu alaikum. Islam is the religion for the whole man kind. Keep doing the right thing, keep spreading the religion and Almighty Allah (SWA) reward u abundantly. Ameen

  5. God. Can kill those that are not doing his will in a tinkling of an eye but since you say God can not do it and you are helping God to do it , the destruction that came upon pharoh and his kindsmen shall come upon all of you including those supporting them secretly.

  6. Terrorist have never won any of their fight ever in history ,so the case of this Islamist sect terror group call Boko haram in nigeria will not be different,the God we serve will never allow them to defeat our securities.

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