Former Nigerian Army Chief Opposes Dialogue

Former Chief of General Staff, Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe has advised the government against engaging members of the Boko Haram in any dialogue.
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  • Nigeria:  Army to Test Boko Haram Ceasefire

    Daily Trust, 30 January 2013

    Military authorities are subjecting the ceasefire declared by Boko Haram to a one-month test to see if there is no attack within the period, Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ola ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Shettima Rejects Award Over Boko Haram Ceasefire

    Daily Trust, 1 February 2013

    Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday turned down a nomination for an award from International Advocacy for Peace, Negotiation and None-violence, a group based in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Accept Boko Haram Ceasefire Offer - Borno Elders

    Daily Trust, 1 February 2013

    Members of the Borno Elders Forum (BEF) under the leadership of Alhaji Shettima Ali Monguno yesterday met in Maiduguri and expressed pleasure over the announcement of ceasefire by ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Presidency - We Are Consulting With Security Agencies Over Boko Haram's Dialogue Offer

    This Day, 31 January 2013

    The Presidency Thursday said that it is still consulting with the various security agencies on the offer of cease fire and dialogue by the religious sect, Boko Haram before coming ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ceasefire or Greek Gift?

    Vanguard, 31 January 2013

    YOU know the story of the Greek gift? I'll give you a brief summary. It is the story of how the ancient Greeks were able to destroy their enemies through the gift of a wooden horse ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ceasefire Unlikely to Stop Boko Haram Attacks Now

    ThinkAfricaPress, 31 January 2013

    An alleged Boko Haram commander has called a unilateral ceasefire. Why now? And will it stick? read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sultan - FG Should Accept Boko Haram's Offer for Dialogue

    This Day, 31 January 2013

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, Wednesday day urged the Federal Government to expedite action in taking up the offer of dialogue from Boko Haram, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Build On Boko Haram Ceasefire to Bring Peace - Sultan

    Daily Trust, 31 January 2013

    Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar has described as welcome development the purported ceasefire by Boko Haram faction and pointed out the need to build on it towards bringing a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Dialogue With Boko Haram, Sultan Tells FG

    Vanguard, 30 January 2013

    Sultan Sa'ad Abubakar has called on the Federal Government to dialogue with Boko Haram sect in order to ensure the return of peace and security in the nation. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Sultan to FG - Dialogue With Boko Haram Now

    Leadership, 31 January 2013

    The Sultan of Sokoto and leader of Muslims in Nigeria, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has urged the federal government to take advantage of the ceasefire announced by a faction of the ... read more »