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6 Jamadi al awwal 1442 A.H. - December 20 2020 Issue # 51, Newsletter #1894



UAE-Bahrain-Sudan-Egypt-Jordan under Saudi "Guidance."
Pakistan: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

by Kaukab Siddique

What will the Muslim ummah do? The Arab shaikhs who can recite entire suras dare not say a word against the irtidad of their leaders.

The murtad leaders know that the ummah does not accept the occupation of Palestine, so they did not even pretend to ask their people, thus ignoring a basic principle of Islamic politics:

"Those who hearken to their Lord, and establish regular Prayer; who (conduct) their affairs by mutual Consultation; who spend out of what We bestow on them for Sustenance"
Sura 42;38

The armies of these countries are at the service of the murtadeen. Even civil disobedience can be deadly for unarmed Muslims.

Remember how Sissi's military shot down hundreds of unarmed protestors in broad daylight. Now Sissi has executed 57 dissidents without a murmur of disagreement from around the world.

Muslim have to revert to the sunnah of Muhammad, pbuh. Find faith based and creative ways of opposing the firauns of our time. The rulers have reverted to kufr and are definitely kuffar.

Firstly do not cooperate. Dissociate!

Sura 11. Aya 113 وَلاَ تَرْكَنُ¨اْ إِلَى الَّذِين¤ ظَلَمُوا¨ فَتَمَسّ¤كُمُ النَّارُ وَمَا لَكُم مِّن دُونِ اللّهِ مِنْ أَوْلِيَ›ء ثُمَّ لاَ تُنصَرُو¦َ
And incline not toward those who do wrong lest the Fire touch you, and ye have no protecting friends against Allah, and afterward ye would not be helped.

Pakistani army has played a ruthless game with the people. It never allowed expression of the fact that Kingship is haram in Islam. Only Caliphate with the support of the people is allowed.

After committing human rights violations against the Bengali people of East Pakistan, the army surrendered to the Hindu army, a first in the history of Muslims.

The army then at the behest of America through General Musharraf attacked the Red Mosque and Jamia Hafsa right in Islamabad, killing hundreds of young men and women devoted to Islam.

America was disturbed that Islamic people were rallying in Swat for Sharia law . When they reached Buner, 70 miles from Islamabad, American government and media saw red and ordered the Pakistani army to attack Swat.

It's a long and terrible story. USA, Israel and Saudi had the army attack every Islamic village in frontier with military occupation of North and South Waziristan.

And on to atrocities in Baluchistan, with constant drumbeat of "Indian agents" and no investigation.

With Pakistan tamed, now the Saudis want Pakistan to "recognize" Israel." Imran Khan is wriggling, calling for help from China while Saudi is squeezing immediate return of 3 billion dollars in soft loans.

Imran Khan wants China to save him which will mean he has to forget the millions of Uighur Muslims in Chinese labor camps being forced to eat pork. It is a bigger tragedy than Kashmir.

Pakistan's Islamic dreams will be dispersed if China becomes its financial arm.



JI Critiques all Three pro-West forces. Islam alone can Change Pakistan.
by Qaiser Sharif.

Hyderabad/Mirpur Khas: December 19: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has said the ruling elite have resisted every effort to transform the country into Islamic welfare state since its independence in 1947.

Addressing Tahaffuz-e-Khatme Nabowat Conference here on Saturday, he appealed the participants to start efforts and be the part of the JI in achieving the objective for which the millions of the Muslims of the Sub-continent rendered sacrifices and achieved the freedom from British rule.

He said the elites, agents of the imperialistic forces and feudal lords were part of all three political parties (the PTI, the PML-N and the PPP) and their only objective was to protect the status quo and befool the masses. There was dire need that religious scholars unite the people against the status quo forces and took a stand to turn the country a citadel of Islam, he said, adding Nizam-e-Mustafa was the only solution to all the problems facing the country. He said the entire struggle of the JI revolved around the point that Pakistan turned into an Islamic welfare state.

Later, talking to journalists, JI chief reiterated the government was trying to make the Senate election controversial and opting for the "show of hand" fearing the betrayal of its own members of provincial assemblies. If the government wanted to hold the upper house election before schedule, it should also adopt the same method for the general elections, he added.

JI Deputy Emir Asadullah Bhutto and other leader also addressed the gathering. The conference was attended by a large number of custodians of different shrines and religious scholars. Sirajul Haq appealed them to be part of the JI struggle against poverty, inflation and ignorance and for the enforcement of Shriah laws.

Earlier, Senator Siraj visited Mirpurkhas to offer condolence with the sons on the demise of Professor Ameeruddin Mehr.

War News

 War News

Russian Air Strikes vs ISIS Advances. Sporadic Violence in Deraa. Pro-Turkish vs SDF.

Russian air force bombed Islamic State fighters in the al-Raqqa-Homs-Hama deserts [eastern Syria].

SOHR says there were 50 Russian air strikes and 39 IS fighters were killed.

ISIS continued advancing guerrilla style in the three provinces and ambushed Assad's forces killing 62 Shia militia.

On December 20, Russian air strikes also hit north eastern Lattakia province, Assad's stronghold, parts of which were captured by mujaheddin more than six months back.

In northwestern Aleppo province and in the Ain Essa and Ras al Ain areas [central north Syria] almost daily clashes between Syrian fighters allied to Turkey and SDF connected to USA have been taking places. At least 16 Syrian fighters were killed when they tried to infiltrate SDF forces.

Columns of military trucks alleged to be American have been entering Hasekah province [north eastern Syria], bringing supplies for SDF.

Heavy fighting is reported in eastern Diyala province where ISIS advanced on military headquarters after regime bombing forced them to retreat.

Heavy fighting is also reported from Mosul. The regime is withholding details but says it killed 20 suspects.

Jesus - a Prophet of Islam

 Jesus - a Prophet of Islam

Jesus- A Prophet of Islam
Second Coming of Jesus?

Imam Ali Siddiqui, 2016

Second Coming of Jesus?
Quran does not mention Second Coming of Jesus (as); however, Allah has mentioned in the Quran, speaking to Isa (as), "I shall cause you to die (Mutawaffeka) and shall raise you (Rafeao'ka) to Me..." (Q 3:55): إِذْ قَالَ اللَّـهُ يَا عِيسَىٰ إِنِّي مُتَوَفِ§يكَ وَرَافِع¥كَ إِلَيَّ and another place in Quran Messenger Isa (as) told Bani Israel, "Peace on the day I was born and on the day of my death (a'moto)..." (Q 19:33): وَالسَّل¤امُ عَلَيَّ يَوْمَ وُلِدتُّ وَيَوْمَ أَمُوتُ
This establishes the death of Isa (as) There is no mention in the Quran of the second coming of Isa (as). The second coming of Isa would be such a great event that it should have been mentioned in the Quran. ("Second Coming of Jesus (as) is a controversial subject among the scholars," mentioned Imam Ali Siddiqui, New Trend Magazine, Ramadan 1416/January-February.1996)

Isa (as) is not Coming Back

If Isa (as) returns to the earth Second Time that would contradict the Quranic Verse (Q 33:40) which establishes that Muhammed (saw) is the Last of the prophets and messengers (na-auzo billah): "Muhammad is not the father of (any) one of your men, but (he is) the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets." (Q 33:40) َ مَّا كَانَ مُحَمَّد¢ أَبَا أَحَدٍ مِّن رِّجَالِ£ُمْ وَلَـٰكِ¦ رَّسُولَ اللَّـهِ وَخَاتَم¤ النَّبِي¦ّينَ ۗ
It also established that "No more Messenger/Prophets are coming after the passing of Rasool Allah (saw) including Isa (as) and it was confirmed by the Prophet Muhammad (saw) by himself:

"La Nabi baa'di, Wa la ummatun baa'da ummatee. "No prophet after me and no nation after my nation." Hadith narrated in the Book of Beheqi.

"Anna Aa-khe-ril anbiaa' wa inna Masjidi Aa-khe-ril masajid. I am the last of prophets (of Allah) and my Masjid is the last of the masjids." Hadith narrated in the Book of Muslim.

No more Messengers and Prophets of Allah are coming any more after passing of the Last Prophet Muhammad (saw).

Jesus (as) as a Follower of Muhammad (saw)

Some says that Jesus (as) will return as a follower of Muhammad (saw). Let's look at this from Quran again:

Allah called Isa (as) a messenger of Allah and gave him the Book and Wisdom and sent him to Bani Israel. We also believe today in all Prophets and Messengers of Allah including Isa (as). If we don't believe in him, our Iman will not be complete. No Revelation, Wahee, is coming anymore which may change (na-auzo billah):
الْيَوْم¤ أَكْمَلْžُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُم¨ وَأَتْمَ¥ْتُ عَلَيْكُ¥ْ نِعْمَتِ  وَرَضِيت¥ لَكُمُ الْإِسْل¤امَ دِينًا ۚ
"Today I have perfected your Deen for you, and have completed My favor upon you, and have approved for you Islam as your Deen..." (Q 5:4) So, how and when Allah stripped Isa (as) of his Prophethood?
Claim of Murder of Jesus (as)

...They claimed, "We killed the Messiah Jesus, son of Mary, the messenger of God." They did not kill him, nor did they crucify him... (Quran, 4:157): وَقَوْلِ§ِمْ إِنَّا قَتَلْنَ› الْمَسِي—َ عِيسَى ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ رَسُولَ اللَّـه وَمَا قَتَلُوه¥ وَمَا صَلَبُوه¥ ِ
Allah set the record straight. The claim of the people who were after Isa (as): They did not kill Isa (as), nor crucified him; however, this does not negate what Allah mentioned in the last conversation with Isa (as) in (Q 3:55). Allah has mentioned in the Quran and what Allah did to Isa (as), "I shall cause you to die (Mutawaffeka) and shall raise you (Rafeao'ka) to Me..." (Q 3:55) إِذْ قَالَ اللَّـهُ يَا عِيسَىٰ إِنِّي مُتَوَفِ§يكَ وَرَافِع¥كَ إِلَيَّ
Isa (as) - A Messenger to Bani Israel
"and (I appointed him) him a Messenger to the Children of Israel (with this Message): I have come to you from Your Lord with a sign (story of a bird ...) (Q 3:49) وَرَسُول¡ا إِلَىٰ بَنِي إِسْرَائ¦يلَ أَنِّي قَدْ جِئْتُكُ¥ بِآيَةٍ مِّن رَّبِّكُ¥ْ ۖ
Allah gave him a Unique Responsibility of two books: Torah and Injeel
"I taught you writing, wisdom, the Torah, and the Injeel... (Q 5:110) وَإِذْ عَلَّمْت¥كَ الْكِتَاœَ وَالْحِك¨مَةَ وَالتَّو¨رَاةَ وَالْإِن–ِيلَ ۖ
Limited Mission of Jesus (as)
Allah informed Jesus (as), "And We have already sent messengers before you and assigned to them wives and descendants." (Q 13:38)
وَلَقَدْ أَرْسَلْ¦َا رُسُلًا مِّن قَبْلِكَ وَجَعَلْ¦َا لَهُمْ أَزْوَاج¡ا وَذُرِّي§َة
Abdullah Yusuf Ali commented, n1861, "All known prophets had wives and children except Isa (as)... According to Christian sources his ministry was only 3 years. In other words, his mission was limited. He was not called upon to deal with complex problems of highly organized society or government.

Some also says his life was incomplete. How? No prophet had been a failure. They did what they are commanded to do and they lived their appointed lives on the earth. There is no failure on the part of Jesus (as).
Waiting for the Messiah, Christ
وَإِن مِّنْ أَهْلِ الْكِتَاœِ إِلَّا لَيُؤْمِ¦َنَّ بِهِ قَبْلَ مَوْتِهِ ۖ
وَيَوْمَ الْقِيَا¥َةِ يَكُونُ عَلَيْهِ¥ْ شَهِيدًا
"And there is none from the People of the Book but must believe in Jesus before his death. And (if they didn't believe in him) on the Day of Resurrection he will be a witness against them." (Q 4:159)

Jesus (as) died and he is not coming back. The People of the Books lost their opportunity. Now they have to believe in Muhammad (saw), the Last Prophet of Allah. The Muslims should understand that we are believers in Muhammad (saw), the last Prophet of Allah (Quran 33:40). After the passing of Prophet Muhammad (saw), it is our responsibility to advance his Mission, establish Justice, struggle to free the oppressed, stand against Munker, wrong/evil, injustice, oppression, and stand for the working people.

False Signs of End of the World
Appearance of "Dajjaal"

The word "Dajjaal" means deceiver and liar, and anti-Christ. A river near Basra is called Dajlah, beacuase the people of Basra deceived Imam Hussain, the Grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Dr. Kaukab Siddique wrote a book with the title: Dajjal the USA
Second coming of Isa (as)
Isa (as)will come back to live his remaining life on this earth, as a follower of the Prophet Muhammad (as)
Isa (as) will kill the Dajjaal
Everyone will become Muslim
Establishment of the Islamic world order in place of the Dajjaali order, like New World Order of George H. Bush (Senior)
These are all false signs, wishful thinking, and escape from our own responsibilities today and in the future as long as we live.
End of the World
Allah has not given this knowledge to anyone. Allah alone knows the End of the World:
'People ask you (O Muhammad) concerning the (Last) Hour? Tell (them), "The Knowledge of it is only known to Allah. And what may make you perceive? Perhaps the Hour is near!"' (Q 33:63) يَسْأَلُ£َ النَّاسُ عَنِ السَّاعَِ ۖ قُلْ إِنَّمَا عِلْمُهَ› عِندَ اللَّـهِ ۚ
وَمَا يُدْرِيك¤ لَعَلَّ السَّاعََ تَكُونُ قَرِيبًا
Sign of the Last Hour
Once Jibril (as) came in the form of a man to teach Muslims about their Deen... He asked the Prophet (saw), "Inform me about the Hour?" The Messenger (saw) replied, "About that the one questioned knows no more than the questioner." So he (Jibril) said, "Well, inform me about the signs thereof (i.e. of its coming)." Rasol Allah (saw) told him, "They are that: 'The mother will give birth to her on mistress (there will no respect left even for mothers), you will see the barefooted ones, the naked, the destitute, the herdsmen of the sheep (competing with each other) in raising lofty buildings." (Hadith narrated by Umar bin al-Khattab (ra) in the Book of Muslim)

Allah describes the Physics of End of the world in Quran in extra ordinary details; however, no mention of return of Isa (as) or Dajjal.

Problems with False Signs

False Signs of the Last Hour such as the Return of Jesus (as) have created many problems. It left a vacuum like an empty chair or throne. And many people has claimed to be a Mahdi or Christ to fill this vacant seat. Some examples like Ghulam Ahmad in Indo-Pakistan and claimed to me the awaited Isa Malood, Jesus Reborn.

It has given a false sense and people waiting for Messiah to change their conditions instead of taking responsibility. Oppressive regimes got away with murder. Jews are still waiting for the Messiah. Even Quran warned them that Jesus the Messiah came, they should have believed in him. Now they should believe in Prophet Muhammad (saw).

Was Salaamu Alaikum, With Peace.
Imam Ali Siddiqui
Director, Muslim Institute - Interfaith Studies & Understanding,
Washington D.C. 20018
Coordinator. Interfaith Dinner Dialogue, Fairfax, VA
Congregation Action Network, Washington D.C.
Researcher/Lecturer, Muslim History Workshop
Muslim Interfaith Liaison; DMV Clergy Social Action; DMV Hospital/School Chaplain

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Covid Restrictions Being Challenged in courts.
by Sis Aisha
[Jamaat al-Muslimeen]

New York City - It was just a matter of time before other people would start challenging these COVID-19 restrictions in the courts.

Although California Governor Gavin Newsom immediately appealed the decision, a judge ruled that restaurants could reopen and have ion-site dining and that strip clubs could remain open. I had no idea that strip clubs were even open but, we do live in a society that referred to liquor stores as essential businesses. Governor Newsom enforced another government lockdown due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Even the NFL's San Francisco 49ers had to relocate to Arizona to play, temporarily.

The California governor's appeal has made the re-opening of restaurants an uncertainty. In order to re-open in time for Christmas, they would need to order food and schedule staff for work but a ruling, forcing eateries to close, could cost them significant money. Across the country, many eateries, some that have been in business for decades, are closing down! These state governments have severely restricted these eateries without financially compensating them at all. These businesses have had to depend on GoFundMe-type sites and charities for monies to stay afloat.

Another governor is facing a lawsuit. The Pennsylvania governor's COVID-19 lockdown restrictions are being challenged in court. The Butler Area School District is suing Governor Wolf over the shutdown of its high school athletic programs.

As usual, New York and California have led the way in all of these challenges to the COVID-19 restrictions. I am hopeful that there will be more challenges to these politically-motivated lockdowns using scientific facts. These challengers should be successful, if their legal arguments are supported with research data and not based on capitalism.

But, beware! If more courts begin ruling in favor of the people then, look to the media to be called on to further divide the country with some news story. Shai'tan's favorite tool is distraction and early May 2020 is when protests challenging these government lockdowns were gaining momentum....until the media decided to give racist police encounters a spotlight. Usually, the media defends these racist officers but, now it has been convenient to expose them.

Justice is worth fighting for on all fronts, not just one.
(Source: &

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Abundance of Prostration

Rabi'ah bin Ka'b Al-Aslami (May Allah be pleased with him)
( a servant of the Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)
and also one of the people of As-Suffah ) said...
'I used to spend my nights in the company of the Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and used to put up water for his Ablutions. One day Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said to me... 'ask something of me'.
I said... *'I Request for your Companionship in Jannah'*
Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) inquired...
'Is there anything else'{?}
I said... 'that is all.'
Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said..
'Then help me in your request by multiplying your Prostrations'{!}
[Source ~ S.Muslim].

Thauban (May Allah be pleased with him) said...
I heard Messenger of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) saying...
'Perform 'Salah' more often. For every prostration that you perform... Allah (Azza wa Jal) will raise your position one degree and will remit one of your sins'.
[Source ~S.Muslim].

~A Lil Note ~
Abundance of prostrations means strict observance of 'Salat' and performance of obligatory~ optional & voluntary Prayers is a means for atonement of sins and the elevation of one's status in this life and the Hereafter...{!}
May Allah {Azza Wa Jal} help us to achieve this Status !
{~'In Shaa Allah'~ 'Allah Humma Aameen' ~}

*My 'Salaams' to all*
~Y a s m i n.
 Sis Yasmin

Hadith of the Week

Narrated By
'Umar bin Al-Khattab, r.a.:

I heard Hisham bin Hakim bin Hizam reciting Surat-al-Furqan in a way different to that of mine. Allah's Apostle had taught it to me (in a different way). So, I was about to quarrel with him (during the prayer) but I waited till he finished, then I tied his garment round his neck and seized him by it and brought him to Allah's Apostle and said, "I have heard him reciting Surat-al-Furqan in a way different to the way you taught it to me." The Prophet ordered me to release him and asked Hisham to recite it. When he recited it, Allah s Apostle said, "It was revealed in this way." He then asked me to recite it. When I recited it, he said, "It was revealed in this way. The Qur'an has been revealed in seven different ways, so recite it in the way that is easier for you."

Bukhari Volume 003,
Book 041, #601
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Islamic Thought

November 15

As-slamu alaikum,
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِين¤ آمَنُوا لِمَ تَقُولُو¦َ مَا لَا تَفْعَلُ¨نَ
"O you who have faith, Why do you say what you do not do"

Be sure your actions are consistent with your words!
You create trust when your actions mirror your words!
O Allah let not our hearts deviate from the path after You have guided us. Ameen

As-slamu alaikum,

"Is there anyone who hears a mention of the Fire and then feels like sleeping!?" - Al Fudayl ibn Iyad

This worldly life is too short, vanishing. It is an enjoyment of delusion so turn to Allah before you return to Him.

Use this world to earn your place in heaven.

O Allah, help me remember You, to be grateful to You, and to worship You in an excellent manner. Ameen..

 Israelis Visited UAE since Normalization Agreement

Over 50,000 Israelis Visited UAE since Normalization Agreement

Israelis have caused a remarkable tourism boom in the UAE, with over 50,000 visiting from Tel Aviv since the two countries signed a normalization agreement, a report has said.

Tens of thousands of tourists flew to the Emirates from the Jewish state, while Israeli authorities expected over 70,000 to arrive during the eight days of Hanukkah, The Washington Post reported.

The UAE launched tourist visas for Israeli citizens earlier in December after the two countries normalized relations in September and began talks on mutual tourism opportunities.

Shortly after the announcement, the Israeli government urged its citizens to avoid travel to the UAE, citing security concerns after Iran threatened to attack Israeli targets following accusations that Israel was behind the assassination of its top nuclear scientist.

Israeli tourists were not deterred, despite their government's warning, and flocked to the Emirates to celebrate Hanukkah.

"To me, this feels like the Iron Curtain lifting," The Washington Post cited an Israeli woman visiting with her husband on a seven-night package tour as saying.

To avoid escalations with locals, Israel's foreign ministry has released a 29-page travel advisory advising citizens not to discuss sensitive cultural and political issues with Emiratis - including the royal family, democracy, and the treatment of foreign workers.

Israel also hopes to bring a tourism boom to Jerusalem and expects over 100,000 tourists from the Gulf region to want to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque - the third holiest site in Islam.

 Invitation to Think

74 Assault Charges and she is still not extradited.
Israel and Australia: Excerpts from a BBC Report.

[December 14]

Malka Leifer went to her native Israel in 2008 after allegations against her surfaced. She is wanted in Australia on 74 sexual assault charges.

Ms Leifer is accused of sexually assaulting girls at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Adass Israel School in Melbourne.

Australia tried to extradite her between 2014 and 2016, but the attempt failed after Ms Leifer was found mentally unfit for trial.

The case has dragged on for years, straining relations between Israel and Australia.

"More than six years have passed since a request was filed" for Ms Leifer's extradition, the Hebrew-language ruling said. Since then, "there is no proceeding that the appellant has not taken" to avoid being sent to Australia.

Australia tried to extradite her between 2014 and 2016, but the attempt failed after Ms Leifer was found mentally unfit for trial.

Undercover private investigators later filmed her shopping and depositing a cheque at a bank, leading Israeli authorities to investigate and arrest her in February 2018.

Earlier this year, a panel of psychiatrists found that Ms Leifer was faking her mental illness to avoid extradition.

Israeli prosecution lawyer Avital Ritner-Oron told KAN radio it could still be "months" before Ms Leifer is extradited.

[NT notes that after all these years, the Israeli woman is running around free in Israel. Compare with treatment of Palestinians in Israel.]


BBC Caught in Fabrications.
by New Trend monitor.

After the recent ISIS uprising in Mozambique [Africa], BBC claimed that Islamic fighters had beheaded hundreds of men, women and children.

However the Mozambique government stated that nothing like that had happened in the slightest.

BBC had to eat humble pie!

Now BBC is reporting that about 350 school children had been abducted in Katsina province by an Islamic group known as Boko Haram ["no to western eduction"]. This time the reporting was cleverly mixed with reporting that local gangs may have been involved.

A few days later almost all the children were returned and it turned out that Boko Haram had nothing to do with it.
BBC has not apologized.

 Social Media

New Trend of December 13 reached
124,277 Muslims
including 14,144 women
as calculated by Facebook.
Articles in December 13 issue included:

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show



By Abdulkabir Oyemomi

About three hundred and forty-four (344) abducted boys of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State have been reliably reported to have regained freedom. But much as this came as a good news to all and sundry, many twists came around the rescue news.

Abubakr Shekau, who is the leader of Boko Haram group had released two video footage on Thursday, claiming responsibility for the dastardly acts. But speaking after the release on Friday, a student, who claimed he was the teenager that featured in a video purportedly released by Boko Haram on Thursday said from "what I experienced, they ( the abductors)are not Boko Haram.

The teenager, who spoke on ARISE TV as monitored by Punch Newspaper, said " sincerely speaking, the gang of armed robbers was very scared of what was happening from the jet. They assigned me to speak directly from the video to tell the government to stop sending the Army and jets, if not, they were going to kill us.

" We suffered a lot physically as they beat us morning and night. They only gave us food once in a day and water twice in a day. Some of those people who beat us are just tiny boys with big guns".

Many Nigerians do not believe the government completely, citing possibility of a cooked kidnapping with a view to scoring popularity and redeem the moribund image of government and the military in regard to security or insecurity.

Other people hail the government of Buhari for swiftly rising to the occasion to ensure the story of the kidnapped boys does not go like that of Chibok girls, who were kidnapped at the era of President Jonathan and unable to be rescued up till today. Parents of the Chibok girls must have resigned to faith as the government of last administration failed woefully to securing them back from the abductors..

2020-12-21 Mon 15:43:15 ct