Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Ahmad Salkida

Nigerian military threatens journalist for not revealing sources – CPJ

Abuja, Nigeria, August 18, 2016 — The Nigerian military should cease threatening freelance journalist Ahmad Salkida with prosecution for not acting as an informer, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The military has said the journalist could face terrorism charges if he does not provide it with information he gained in the course of his reporting on the militant group Boko Haram.
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RE NIGERIAN ARMY DECLARES AHMAD SALKIDA, (AMBASSADOR) AHMED U BOLORI AND AISHA WAKIL WANTED

My attention has been drawn to a public notice put out by the Nigerian Army and signed by Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations. The statement declaring me wanted seeks culpable grounds to punish me on account of “last two videos released by Boko Haram terrorists and other findings…” by the Army.

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EXCLUSIVE: INSIDER ACCOUNTS OF HOW SECURITY FORCES AID PIPELINE VANDALS AND THEIR LUCRATIVE TRADE. By Ahmad Salkida

Inside the truck filled with stolen petrol

Inside the truck filled with stolen petrol

It is hard to believe that the criminal work of the ever recurring petroleum pipeline vandalism so prevalent in the Southern parts of the country is a work of a well heeled syndicate using the cover of officials of Nigerian security agencies. It is disturbing but true as our exclusive investigation reveals. Extraordinary details through our investigations have emerged on the activities of the oil vandals and how they have built a sophisticated network of collaborators in the northern parts of the country for the sell of their stolen petroleum products. This dare devil syndicate has developed a ready market as well as flawless distribution network through which their products are sold with the ease to presumed legitimate dealers.
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Boko Haram Display Extraordinary Resilience, Remains Deadly – Admits a top level security source in Maiduguri

The news that Boko Haram or the ‘Islamic’ State Affiliate in West Africa is hungry, disoriented and on the run attributed to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information clearly points in a direction wide away from reality, says a top level security source. According to him the insurgents have shown “extra ordinary” resilience on several fronts and have inflicted heavy casualties not only on civilians, but on “the army [which] has lost a lot of its men.”

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