Tag: Sheikh Ahmed Gumi

‘Bandits are not really indoctrinated, they are just looking for money’ – Sheikh Gumi

Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi says the armed bandits terrorozing Nigeria’s Northern and Middle belt regions are not indoctrinated extremists. According to him, ‘they are just looking for money’. Commenting on the the 136 students of Salihu Tanko Islamiya School, Tegina, who were abducted by armed bandits last month in[Read More…]

Obasanjo, Gumi urge Buhari to rehabilitate Bandits

Olusegun Obasanjo, the former president of Nigeria and Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, a Kaduna based cleric have both called on the Federal Government to negotiate with the bandits terrorising the northern region and rehabilitate the ones willing to surrender. The duo made the call after a Sunday meeting at Obasanjo’s residence[Read More…]

Sheikh Gumi says if bandits are not assured of their safety they will not let go of their arms

Ahmad Gumi, an Islamic cleric, says if bandits are not assured of their safety and rehabilitation, they will not let go of their arms. The Cable Newspaper reports that, Gumi made the comment on Wednesday during a virtual event hosted by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies. Gumi[Read More…]

Sheikh Ahmed Gumi clarifies comment on religious bias in Nigerian Military

Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has clarified that religious bias existed in the Nigerian Army between 2010 and 2015. He explained that his earlier comments were misunderstood, blaming media reports for the misunderstanding. In a clip, the islamic scholar was seen telling the bandits that soldiers are divided into[Read More…]

Nigerian press are criminals for branding terrorist herders as criminals – Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, a Kaduna-based Islamic cleric who has been advocating peace deals with terrorist herders, has described Nigerian journalists as criminals for branding the terrorists as criminals in their reporting. He stated this when he appeared on Arise TV programme, Arise News on Wednesday night. He said the terrorists[Read More…]

Abducted Kagara students, staff may be released today – Gumi

Kaduna-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi has disclosed that there is a possibility for the 42 abducted students and staff of Government Service College, Kagara, Niger State to regain their freedom on Sunday. Gumi who has been in between negotiation between the government and the kidnapping terrorists stated this in[Read More…]

Gumi meets with masterminds of Kagara abduction

Renowned Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi on Thursday met with terrorists who masterminded the abduction of 42 students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara in Niger State. The gunmen shot one dead during the Wednesday morning attack. Gumi met with the gun-wielding bandits as they are called in some[Read More…]

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says bandits are gathering money made from ransom to acquire anti-aircraft missiles to repel military attack

Ahmad Gumi, a prominent Islamic cleric, says bandits are gathering money made from ransom to acquire anti-aircraft missiles to repel any attack from security forces. Gumi had met with some suspected bandits in a forest in Zamfara state. After the meeting, he asked the federal government to forgive and compensate[Read More…]

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi begs over 500 bandits to drop arms

Respected Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Gumi has sued for peace in as he met with over 500 bandits in Zamfara State and urged them to drop their arms. He met with the weapons wielding bandits terrorising Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state. The visit is a continuation of Gumi’s peace[Read More…]

“The North Is Not Ready To Hear The Truth” Says Sheikh Ahmed Gumi

In an exclusive interview with Sahara Reporters, Islamic scholar and renowned leader, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, provided his perspective on how Nigerians should fight Boko Haram. He was critical of the way Nigerians have thought about the issue. “The North is not ready to hear the truth.” Gumi suggested that Muslims[Read More…]