SSS arrests Ahmed Salkida at Abuja International Airport

SSS arrests Ahmed Salkida at Abuja International Airport

Last month, Ahmed Salkida, Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil were declared wanted by the Nigerian Army for alleged ties with Boko Haram.

While Aisha Wakil and Ahmed Bolori had presented presented themselves to the Nigeria Army,  Salkida is yet to be interrogated.

Salkida, an investigative journalist, was picked up today as he disembarked from an Emirates Airlines at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

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A passenger who sat next Salkida had informed newsmen that Mr. Salkida acted nervous throughout the flight.

She said she recognized the journalist from photos posted on the Internet and engaged him in conversation throughout the seven-hour flight.

He ran into problems in United Arab Emirates when the Nigerian Embassy there refused to renew his passport.

It was alleged Salkida may run away if he was given an international passport. The journalist had to travel with an Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC).

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He raised concerns that the military was witch-hunting him and wrongly assumed that he was behind the report on the purchase of two properties in Dubai by the Chief of Army Staff, General Yusuf Buratai.

He was picked up the State Security Service (SSS).

Ahmad was a former reporter with Blueprint newspaper is on self-exile in the United Arab Emirate.

He is rumored to be a very close confidant of Abubakar Shekau, the dreaded leader of the Boko Haram sect.