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Friday, 22 June 2012

Pres Jonathan Sacks Defence Minister and National Security Adviser

President Goodluck Jonathan this evening fired both the National Security Adviser, Andrew Oweiye Azazi and Defence Minister, Bello Haliru, according to the Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati.

Azazi has been replaced with Sambo Dasuki, a retired colonel.

93 Comments:

  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:05 , Anonymous Chloe True Talk!, said...

    Mshewww!!!! Too little!! Too Late!!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:06 , Blogger Blunt Queen said...

    Let him fire himself first. Rubbish

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:06 , Anonymous Chloe True Talk said...

    Mshewww!!!! Too little!! Too Late!!! Clueless assailed!!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:07 , Anonymous Chloe True Talk said...

    Mshewww!!!! Too little!! Too Late!!! Clueless asswipes!!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Dis is not what we now... For goodness sake people are out there dying... Am sure he was advised by those set of wrong n misleadin advisers.. GEJ.. Am so sad 4 u...

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Let him sack himself first. he is the problem. No one can work with a President who is so clueless. Even the best of Nigerians cannot work with a leader who has no idea. He will soon find out that the solution is to sack himself.

     
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  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:13 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Wtf.....why Azazi.....the president is a dead meat then.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:15 , Anonymous blunt said...

    A fool at 40.....complete the sentence

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I feel sorry for some of us in this our country 9ja. Nothing GEJ does wey una no go see fault. If he doesnt remove the NSA una go call am fool. He remove am< una go call am mad man. Nobody is happy with the situation of things in the country, but we should try and be constructive with our criticisms. Wetin sef. Na GEJ spoil Nigeria??? na just last month the man complete 1yr for office sef, but una dey behave like say all Nigeria's problems na GEJ cause am SMH!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:15 , Anonymous ayeni ayodeji said...

    na wa ooo..se na like dis we go dey dey.God s.o.s from destruction.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:17 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I hope the president had not shot himself on the feet by this unconvincing decision.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:18 , Blogger Lilspicer said...

    O thankgod tomarow is my thanks givin(omo-iwo)says so..via blackberrybold.5

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:18 , Blogger Lilspicer said...

    O thankgod tomarow is my thanks givin(omo-iwo)says so..via blackberrybold.5

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:19 , Anonymous Duke Emeka said...

    Ehe, hope its for the best.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:20 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I feel sorry for some of us in this our country 9ja. Nothing GEJ does wey una no go see fault. If he doesnt remove the NSA una go call am fool. He remove am< una go call am mad man. Nobody is happy with the situation of things in the country, but we should try and be constructive with our criticisms. Wetin sef. Na GEJ spoil Nigeria??? na just last month the man complete 1yr for office sef, but una dey behave like say all Nigeria's problems na GEJ cause am SMH!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:23 , Anonymous Ebele said...

    All politics. Sambo Dasuki ke? Trying to please the Sokoto Royalty.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:31 , Blogger ETHAN said...

    Anon 9:20 u re so right.As if they dem n dere father can do better if dey re in GEJ's position.yeye smell

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:34 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Na today? abeg he should pass the mic joor

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:36 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Im so sad for this president. Its obvious thatruling this country is over whelming for him. Wrong choices all over the place, yet again he has made a change or decision based on politics rather than qualification. Sambo is a retired colonel (army) azazi is a retired general (army). Who seems more qualified? Why get a colonel to do the job a general has failed at. What are sambos qualifications in tackling terorism? So because he is a colonel and a member of the sokoto caliphate ,he was appointed? One would expect GEJ to properly pick out a new NSA to replace Azazi. Someone who is a true expert at tackling secuirty matters. Well i hope for the best. Lets see whethernsuicide bombers and islamic extremist will leave nigeria now. Boko haram are probably laughing wherever they are.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:38 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    But... why? I'm genuinely confused. What's the reason for this exactly? Is this new guy specially trained to deal with terrorists or what? What's the difference? Well, I hope it makes for a positive change.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:41 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hmmm, why a retired colonel? After retirement did go back to school to study security? Haba, there are young and vibrant minds GEJ could have chosen from. No wonder we not making headway, we keep going round in circles...recyling worn out minds. God pass Dem all!!!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:42 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    this has been long overdue.....azazi ooouuuttt..hehehe

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:47 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Ohnyee says ; so ? U wan make we give u big smile wt our teeths out abi. Dats if it will change anything.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Who is to blem?the past,present or the future president?even the queen has her own fult for putting three different men togther to live as one nation..........na only God fit solve this eqution for 9ja with his own formula

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:50 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Who come cause am now?
    Shut that your leaking tap wey dey under ya nose!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 21:57 , Anonymous Frank Diah said...

    Again, the North has gotten her demand again, so let see who wins the war, Boko Haram is set on the nation because GEJ war bold enough to appoint bloody southern as NSA, poor you Azazi, your speech at south-south sumit has given you this mess. goodluck to you and badluck to the presidency for falling into the trap of the Northern elites who badly need the post of the NSA, bye bye GEJ for selling your personal security to the people you dont even trust.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:02 , Anonymous Chikaka said...

    Sambo Dasuki? SMH!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:03 , Anonymous Musiclover said...

    Diezani nko? Wasnt it Azazi that said aggrieved politicians were responsible for boko haram cos the zoning formula was not adhered to? The man knows what he's talking about. He came under fire for making that statement.

    GEJ, pls We need to see some real action... The kind that OBJ carried out in Odi.

    To think that GEJ refused to appear before the senate when they summoned him over the security issues in Nigeria... In other words, he's not answerable to them or anyone else. You would think that he became the president all by himself...

    WE NEED ACTION PLEASE. YOU KNOW THE SPONSORS OF BH, START DEALING WITH THEM INSTEAD...

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:03 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Another tired mind...y retired bikonu! Why recycle d same old weary greedy souls.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:16 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Musical chairs and comedy of errors!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:17 , Blogger IAmhairs said...

    we cant jst be distracted 4rm d things we have always yearned 4....their sack cant replace the souls of over 1000+ people who have died due to the insecurity situation in our nation...i have decided not 2 say much on this so as not to get emotional about this....GOD BLESS NIGERIA

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:18 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    GEJ, you are the biggest mumu of the highest order. Who are you deceiving?

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:18 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    He sacked Azazi cos , no president in naija likes the truth to be told or challenged , God help us all.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:20 , Blogger nikkymandy said...

    The party jst started

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:22 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    U no get respect aswear....

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:23 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    GEJ IS REALLY BEING MISLEAD HERE....FIRING GENERAL AZAZI IS NOT THE PROBLEM. YOU ARE JUST TRYING TO MAKE PEACE WITH THE DEVIL THAT WILL STILL KILL YOU. YOUR VICE PRESIDENT IS FROM THE NORTH AND YOUR NEW NSA IS FROM THE NORTH, THIS IS TROUBLE FOR YOU. I HOPE YOU WILL LAST IN THAT OFFICE TILL 2015. TUNDE

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:26 , Anonymous Dr. pinch said...

    First fire ur brain cos am not sure if its working, then fire OBJ and ur wife and nija go better small

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    the GEJ cannot kill himself, judge is about to release more then 100 suspected boko haran member, so tell me would he work, as a GEJ and also work as a judge, he travel outside for meeting, problem, he stay without going, problem, he talk problem if he didn't talk problem. so what did u ppl want this man to do, even if another person come in as GEJ u ppl will still complain, ok he hav to share himself and security man and guide each and every naija person house in the night and day time, maybe that one is good

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hmmmmm Nigeria and Nigerians sef,he keeps Owoye azazi u complain,he sacks him u complain. No wonder he ran away to Rio,atleast dat cool breeze at brazillian beaches will help calm his troubled head. Sentiments so beclouding our comments,coz he didnlt choose someone from ur family or maybe he sacked someone from ur tribe nawaoo. I guess what Nigeria needs is 150million president coz no one can rule a Nigerian than himself.~BONARIO~ says so via NOKIA3310.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:51 , Anonymous Ulom said...

    I pondered on it too " y retired colonel that doesn't know shit about security' abi GEJ think say na family biz b diz? That he can jus call up anybody cuz that person is or was in d military?
    This man is so pathetic! Gosh

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:53 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Yes...let's be constructive with our criticism. Nobody is saying that GEJ is perfect neither am I his fan but Nigeria as it is today is been frustrated by some northern cabals.Remember what Buhari said before the last presidential election? If 'HE' doesn't win, GEJ administration will know no peace. Use ur senses people. Boko Haram is a creation of some northern elites whether we like it or not.

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:56 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    this guy called president don dey mad..so he is trying to tell me now that this are the people at fault..so he can't advise himself abi.....make una see me see wahala oooo

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 22:58 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    so you dey see am abi...the president dey try tell us say na those two people dey at fault...so the guy no fit advise inself abi...abi in blind....we go soon get their time....

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 23:07 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Azazi is a civilian,his job is to advise and it's up to Jonathan and the service chiefs to listen, approve or dissaprove.

    Azazi talk say go after boko haram sponsors and problem will end and now he gets fired. Wonder who be these sponsors?

    Now we are back to recycled "I am entitled to Naija's leadership" northerners. God help us with this new appointment

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 23:12 , Blogger Str8FrmDaHips said...

    Preparation for 2015..rubbish wasn't Azazi due for retirement..why hasn't Jona been impeached sef..get to the root of the problem..u know they all within your party ranks..mumu!!

     
  • At 22 June 2012 at 23:13 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    It wont change nothing. The point is we dont have an proactive president. He is SPINELESS

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:06 , Blogger Str8FrmDaHips said...

    Not just a Retired Colonel apparently part of the Sokoto caliphate..essentially handed them their so called birth right..guess his position is next!!..
    As somone alluded..Hausas and Muslims hardly move against each other..reading thru history didn't Ironsi make the same daft move??

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:06 , Anonymous deekay said...

    What difference will it make to the bigger prob we have in Nigeria??? I don't see him doing anything about boko haram. Useless thing.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:08 , Anonymous YK said...

    ibb boy as NSA...........*lips sealed* !!!

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:16 , Blogger joy ojay said...

    @lilspicer, I am so shocked that your Bold5 NOKIA 3310 does not allow you to edit before posting. omo iwo @ tamarow is my tinksgivin. lol

    May God help him take the right decisions at this time of desperate need.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:16 , Anonymous Momentous iyke said...

    ..Na wa for people. Why always him..Anything he does, people talk negative about him..Can't you guys be constructive in you criticism for once?..I'm tired of being in the same country with unconstructive people.Mstcheeeew

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    bomb blast opp krystal lounge abj, not sure how authentic this info is, pls look in2 it. i fear jona is boko haramist toooo.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:25 , Anonymous deekay said...

    Gbam!!

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Linda, there was a big bang here in abuja... Speculation is dt it was an explosion, but not confirmed... Investigate pls....God help us!

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:38 , Anonymous Galore said...

    Pls @Linda confirm.....just heard that Bomb xplosion in Abuja popular night club.......

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:39 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    He is nt serious,weda na d defence minster or security adviser don bcum boko haram????

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:43 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Eplosion in wuse 2..opposite crystal lounge..linda tell me is not true o!

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 00:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Hi linda! Dis has nothing to do wif dis post but did you know that apart from Genny, D'banj n co u mentioned as only verified Nigerians, Wale Folarin n Gov of Ekiti r verified as well. Just an info 4 u babes. Xx...

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 01:33 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Linda update us on d bomb blast in crystal nite club Abuja .

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 01:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Will all this put a stop to terrorism? If I should be in his shoes: guess what? It started from 1 state to 2 and on and on and on. For a region to distroy the name of an entire country, my ppl is to fight back or else they will spread like wild fire if we keep running. Declear the areas states of emergency evacuate children and women and do what uncle Shegeh (OBJ) did in ZAKIBIM. Ask of the stroy. Wipe away all races there just as they have fun in wipping others out. ALL WE NEED IS TO FIHGT BACK! FIGHT BACK!! FIGHT BACK!!! NO RETREAT NO SURRENDERING.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 01:38 , Anonymous Ayo said...

    The blind telling the blind he his blind...awon were,abegii pass d mic ojaree

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 01:40 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    NYC-1 says: You are sacked in Nigeria when you break ranks, not because you are not doing your job or you are doing your job. TB Joshua said it! He said a General will lose his job - abeg I am just joking ooo.

    Nigeria kaki boys are just seating in barracks doing nothing. All they do is to attend officers mess and go back home to produce children. Why not engage them in constructive things like helping in fighting erosion?

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 03:02 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Young corrupted minds like you...d probs of nigeria is wif vry1,Gej is not a magician..dis country has bin in shambles years before nao,for it to get better its gonna get worse,until we nigerians tk up a new attitude of living as genuine human beings...its start wif u,start by not literinG d streets wif pure water bags.b4 u knw it sum will complain of blocked drainages and say its d govts role to mk sure vrytin is in oda,buh den ask urself dt candid questio..hv I bin doin enuff good to reap good?u cnt reap frm where u dint sow!grow up peeps,nigeria needs a total change!yes!true!buh it begins wif u

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 03:14 , Anonymous sarafina said...

    It's u that should shut ur rusted galvanized tap. I wonder y u all think criticism is the solution. Notin d guy ever does make sense. Haba! Is it under during GEJ's regime that things got out of hand? All these happenings hv begun from way back. Hediot. Thunder faya ur mouth there

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 05:19 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Lind pls lemme v ur email add wanna send u sumthn

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 05:24 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Goodluck should be impeached.the truth is,all dem babangida and boko haaram kingpins of the norht have promised to make nigeria ungovernable,and its now at the expense of peoples lives,Goodluck should be impeached or quietly step down.a bomb isn far from u oh,now everybody is scared and trembling.no more safety,he shld leave oh let d northerners come and rule biko,I am tired and scared.don't want any bombings again please

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 06:15 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Shows how intelligent you are madam role model. At least inform us that Sambo was IBB's ADC.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 06:31 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    4 al ya people insultin ma oga, any where he is rite now, he is replyin it wit hz middle lyk u all should go 2 hell..ah love ma oga...streetlight.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 07:12 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    If he left them there he is not doing anything, when he is firing them too little too late. Make up your minds.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 07:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    You are very very DULL for adding their FATHERS to this, can u or ur father do any better? Fuckery oshi! Sure u are from Bayelsa that's why u are unable to think well.. Asshole! As if you are blind, can't u see all the rubbish going on in this country since he baceme d pres. And wat has he done since? Nothing! Rather, its to be travelling up and down... Arindin.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 07:35 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    luk 4 more inactive pple nd fire

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 07:53 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    I understand where u are coming from? GEJ is not the reason boko haram is disturbing us!! U fink he's the reason? Let him come down from sit and u wud see this shit still going on.. If u want this shit to end,u either pray to God and allow him do the rest or everybody shut the fuck up.. Boko haram wants to islamise us by force and u blame GEJ for that? Pls get ur self a brain,so let him come down from his sit and let who be the president? Those that will help the boko haram well right?pls we need God intervention and not all this hate

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 08:07 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Nigerians and criticism Jonathan tries to stop corruption,una talk. He tries to fight terrorism una talk,plane crashed, u blamed his wife that entered Lagos on Saturday b4 d crash, will that lead us anywhere? what r YOU as an individual willing to do to change things stop pointing fingers cos ur remaining 4 fingers r pointing back at you. Jonathan is NOT the cause of our present situation in the country I'm not saying he's d man on nigeria's dreams but the best we can do is to be hopeful and positive not looking for who to blame that's an attitude of a loser.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 08:20 , Anonymous Proudly Igbo said...

    From frying pan to fire. Sambo Dasuki is IBB's former ADC and a Politician. He was Chairman of the MINT at one time. So, GEJ and IBB are so chummy that he has to reward him & he's just given his life to IBB's boy to protect him. Hmmm.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 08:44 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    D defence minister shld pay 4 being a party in sellin Nigeria 2 GEJ. Serves him right.

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 09:38 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Linda pls enlighten me, sometimes I see that you have updated recently by d time I see but when I check, there's nothing new. Why is that? Is there something am not doing? Tnx

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 09:45 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Nigerians, we are sick sha. Everybody is an expert. Let's wait and judge d president after 4 years. A decision had to be made and it was done. There are things that cannot be made public. U guys should understand that

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 09:55 , Blogger MAKWE GODWIN said...

    Hahahahhahahahahhahahahahh!. Fired Azazi ke. Abeg wake up from ur slumber oga GEJ. Na today- abeg go look for TAFA BALOGUN to replace him and not Dauski. If you dont tackle corruption in NIGERIA then there will be no peace. I said so via NOKIA 3310 (slim phone).

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 11:09 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    our security system is not working. There must be a scapegoat and it has to be AZAZI. I think he has been given wrong advice all along or oga JO has been playing deaf. For the new NSA i hope he can solve the problem. I don't bloodycare about is qualification. One thing is certain "History will Judge all of us"

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 11:28 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    pls what ever you do mr president do not i repeat do not replace azazi with a northerner that will be the greatest mistake that you will make in your security ministary

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 11:29 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Some of u are unnecessarily disturbing my eyes wt ur local comments.....GEJ is good......his problem is dt he is from d South....if he is a Northerner,nobody will think of Bombing a rats self...mtcheeeeew....aku man says so near London..

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 12:58 , Anonymous Obie said...

    Like lagbaja said in his song suruulere."If we search oursefs,nobody is innocent"..in what ways have you and I contributed in moving Nigeria forward?

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 15:21 , Blogger ugo frank said...

    Uncle Jona is just sinking deeper, he forgot that Dasuki Sambo was former ADC to IBB and he was fingered in coup plot back then during the military regime

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 18:10 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    All of una ...... THIS IS FOR 2012 shine una eye do u think it's for the safety of Nigerians......

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 18:16 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    wHAT we need in dis country is prayer, it is obvious the president is confused in this whole security issues.
    www.naijabreakingnews.blogspot.com

     
  • At 23 June 2012 at 21:43 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Anon June 23, 2012 9:45 AM learn to use proper words. We all gave opinions and you are calling everyone sick. That includes you. Shiooo.

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 00:55 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    May God wipe your family and generations away. OBJ should be in jail for ordering the mass murder of innocent men,women and children because of personal vendeta with 1 man. and u come here running ur mouth that it should happen again. Fools like u shud be killed before you poison the youth

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 08:34 , Anonymous Naijarian said...

    Al Mustapha would have been a better choice..

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 09:45 , Anonymous Woman of Virtue said...

    May God help GEJ

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 10:35 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    What you said abt GEJ inheriting problems is true, but hei si compounding issues with same people who were/ are part of the problems. Pure water bags being litered? Come off it,how has that contributed to security challenges or GEJ's appointments? There are young brilliant minds who are proactive and not these old and tired men whose loyaty is to steal Nigeria blind and contiune to consolidate their loot and expand their empires. Give the young a chance, anyway, the youth have not been given anything to sow because the old men in circulation have occupied the land. Go rest Jor

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 10:37 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    My dear, na wa for nija, they have refused to let the young to grow

     
  • At 24 June 2012 at 15:25 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Tell me IBB is not seriously involved in all this mess..he's boy got in as NSA Chief and no bombing on Sunday!!..and BH members set free when jail was ransacked by hoodlums

     

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