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BREAKING: UAE declares 6 Nigerians wanted for terrorism

By Kalu Nwokoro Idika

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Over six Nigerians have been declared wanted for their alleged involvement in terrorism by the government of United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The Nigerians are said to be on the list of 38 individuals and 15 entities the country added to its terror designation list, according to state-run WAM news agency.

“The decision, WAM stated, comes within the framework of the UAE’s efforts to target and disrupt networks associated with the financing of terrorism and its associated activities,” Al Arabiya said in its report.

Four Emiratis, two Lebanese, eight Yemenis, five Syrians, five Iranians, two Iraqis, one each from India, Afghanistan, Britain, Saint Kitts-Navis, Russia, and Jordan are among those on the 38-man list.

Below are the Nigerians on the terror list:

Abdurrahaman Ado Musa
Salihu Yusuf Adamu
Bashir Ali Yusuf
Muhammed Ibrahim Isa
Ibrahim Ali Alhassan
Surajo Abubakar Muhammad

Recall that Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed September 17 for the arraignment of 400 suspects for financing terrorism.

The case will come up before Justice Anwuli Chikere.

The Presidency had in March announced the arrest of the suspects, mainly Bureau De Change operators, who allegedly facilitated the transfer of money to Boko Haram terrorists.

Some Nigerians were said to be transferring the funds to the sect from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in conjunction with the BDC operators.

 

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