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

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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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DSS Remands El Zakzaky Again after Botched Treatment in India

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By Uche Mbah The rushed and dramatic return of El Zakzaky to the country has been capped by the Directorate of State services remanding him and his wife in custody. It was a trip that was marred by intrigues, claims and counter claims by both the Nigerian Security Agents and the Shiite group. The Shiite leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky, after several flouted court orders, and following pressures resulting from the mass demonstrations of his followers that resulted in loss of lives, was finally granted bail to go for treatment in…

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Breaking News: El-Zakzaky Discharges Self From Hospital;Heads Back To Nigeria

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By Gideon Njoku This must be a case of “East, West, North or South, Home is the Best.” 96 hours after the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife,  Zeenat, left Nigeria for India for a medical emergency, the couple is headed back to Nigeria. The President of the IMN Media Forum, Ibrahim Musa, said El-Zakzaky discharged himself from hospital because he couldn’t agree with the Mendeta hospital, New Dheli India, on the method of his treatment. He, also, accused the Nigerian government…

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El Zakzaky Caged Like A Criminal in India

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By Gideon Njoku The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, says it is considering bringing back its leader, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky to Nigeria, alleging that he is being treated like a criminal in India. Based on a Kaduna High Court order, El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat, who had been in detention since 2015, were admitted to bail on the grounds of a medical emergency. They left Nigeria on Monday on an Emirate Airline flight and arrived India. They were met at the airport by Indian hospital officials, and wheeled straight to…

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FG & DSS, Ignore El-Rufai, As El-Zakzaky, Wife Fly To India

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By Uche Mbah Using a Chartered flight, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN , and his wife, Zeenat, left Abuja today for India where they would undertake medical treatment. El-Zakzaky, Muslim Shitte leader, and his wife have been under DSS detention since 2015. At least,  two courts had granted them bail, on medical grounds but they were not released by the DSS for what the Service termed Security reasons. Trouble started for the couple in 2015 when the IMN members blocked the road in Zaria,…

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Protests: Showore Arrested By DSS

By Uche Mbah Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters, an online News portal, has reportedly been arresteted by operatives of the Department of State Services,, DSS, according to the online portal. Reports indicate that his home was invaded early Saturday morning by the DSS. No reason was given for the arrest but it may not be unconnected with his planned protest against the federal government. According to Sahara reporters, he wanted to alert the public through his twitter page when his phone was seized His tweet read: “DSS invade Sowore’s”,…

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Oshiomhole in DSS Net, Refuses To Resign as Buhari Hosts Prince Charles.

By Uche Mbah Indications are that Adams Oshiomhole, the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives congress, APC, may have reached a new low in his relationship with the governors under the aegis of the party who are battling him over his conduct of party primaries. Early this week, he was said to have been arrested by the Directorate of State services, DSS, based on petitions by the governors that he took bribes in connection with the primaries. bribery of the magnitude being spoken about should ordinarily fall under the…

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EFCC Invades Ekpeyong’s Residence

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The Maman Nasir street, Asokoro, Abuja residence of the immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Security, DSS,Ita Ekpeyong is at present besieged by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC.EFCC sources told The Source that Ekpeyong’s residence is being searched by operatives of the Commission.At the time of going to the press,The Source could not comfirm  if the ex-DSS DG has been taken into the Commission’s custody.Daura Lawal,Ekpeyong’s successor who was sacked on Tuesday by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo last November prevented EFCC from…

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Punish NASS Invaders- Group Tells Buhari

Following the sack of ex DSS Director General, Lawal Daura by the federal government, over the barricade of the National Assembly by some operatives of the DSS, a civil society group has urged President Mohammadu Buhari to punish those involved in the saga. In a statement made available to journalists in Lagos, the Center for Law and Civil Culture, CLCC said it was uncalled for that some DSS officials would try to prevent Senators and members of the House of Representatives from performing their legitimate duties. Signed by CLCC Executive…

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Suswam Arrested By DSS

The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable, reports Channels Television. A source close to the governor who pleaded anonymity confirmed the arrest as well as the petition to Channels Television on Thursday. The DSS had arrested the former Governor in 2017, after it said…

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