Nigeria Takes El-Zakzaky By Suprise, Forces Him Back Home From India


By Gideon Njoku The Nigerian government has put a lie to the story put out by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, surrounding the sudden return,  to Nigeria, of its leader, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, from India. The couple had arrived New Dheli , India, for a court-approved medical treatment, to a hospital specifically chosen by El-Zakzaky. But, 96 hours later, the El-Zakzakys were back to Nigeria. Trouble started when the Cleric expressed worry over the condition he and his wife were kept in India. He said…

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Why Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, May Be Sacked

Winifred Oyo-Ita

By Gideon Njoku Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, a widow, is the third woman, in the history of Nigeria’s Civil Service to head the Civil Service. The two others before her retired gloriously from the Service. Hers is likely to end ingloriously unless a miracle happens. She may be sacked from office. If that happens, she will be the third high profile office holder from  the South-South to lose a high profile office in recent times. The first was former Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Walter Onnoghen. The second is the Chairman of…

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Shehu Sani Counts The Igbo out of 2023 Presidency

Senator Shehu Sani

By Gideon Njoku A Human Rights activist, and the immediate past Senator, Kaduna Central, has counted the South East out of the presidential seat on the platform of the APC in 2023. He, also, counted the South-South out of it. To Sani, only the South-West is qualified for the coveted office. The Senator has, therefore, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ask any Northerner aspiring for that office, in 2023, to perish the thought. Senator Sani who spoke to Journalists in Kaduna, on Monday, said it would amount to ingratitude on…

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Security: Nass at loggerheads with presidency

The ongoing security crisis in the country has reached an alarming proportion prompting the National assembly to propose a security summit to discuss the issue. Since after the Benue massacre, more killings have gone on in Benue and Nassarawa state, according to reports. Only recently, the Security agencies invaded and allegedly killed the native doctor that has been involved in the preparation of protective fetish for the Benue Vigilante youths that are being trained to defend themselves against Fulani herdsmen. There are rumors that the military-particularly the Nigerian Air force-were…

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