“Boko Haram Is A Multi-billion Naira Outfit”, Security Source Posted: January 29, 2012 - 02:37 http://saharareporters.com/news-page/ boko-haram-multi-billion-naira-outfitsecurity-source (Accessed Oct 2012) ————————————————— Nigeria: ACF Wants Security for Boko Haram Leaders Before Dialogue http://allafrica.com/stories/201202020595.html 2 February 2012 (Accessed Oct 2012) ————————————————— Terrorism Trial: Senator Ndume Says VP Namadi Sambo Was Aware Of His Activities With Boko Haram-VANGUARD Posted: March 25, 2012 - 12:20 http://saharareporters.com/news-page/ terrorism-trial-senator-ndume-says-vpnamadi-sambo-was-awarehisactivities-boko-haram-van (Accessed Oct 2012) ————————————————— President: Boko Haram has infiltrated govt, military http://www.thenationonlineng. net/2011/index.php/news/32611president-boko-haram-has-infiltratedgovt-military.html 09/01/2012; (Accessed Oct 2012) 162 ————————————————— When President Jonathan confessed that his government is infiltrated by Boko Haram, he was, in his own way, admitting that strategic places in the Nigerian state apparatus are BRN-SPRING-2015.indb 162 occupied by persons loyal to the Caliphate/acf sponsors of Boko Haram. And that even he, the President and Commander-in-Chief, is more or less a one-man hostage to them and the system they entrenched over the years. That was President Jonathan’s way of signaling that he was aware that the Caliphate was the sponsor of Boko Haram. ————————————————— VP Sambo Had Close Ties To Alleged Boko Haram Sponsor http://saharareporters.com/news-page/ vp-sambo-had-close-ties-alleged-bokoharam-sponsor January 17, 2012 (Accessed Oct 2012) ————————————————— Northern politicians created Boko Haram — Mustapha Jokolo, former Emir of Gwandu Besides, he was the very man who, at a meeting of emirs in March 2005, called for a fight with the Obasanjo government. [see q5 above] And it was a few months later, in mid-2005, that Boko Haram began to show evidence of better financing and increasing capacity. Jokolo must know well whereof he spoke in 201 "