2019: Group raises alarm over plans by Atiku, Shiite to disrepute peace ahead of tribunal rulings

The South- East Econonic and Social Rights Movement (SESRM) has raised the alarm of the alleged plot by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, to disrupt peace ahead the tribunal ruling. Recall that Atiku had approached the tribunal following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as winner of the February 23 presidential election by INEC. Addressing a press conference on Saturday in response to development in the…

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Like IPOB, is IMN the new pet project against Nigeria?

By Bonaventure Ogar The resurgence of the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has raised some weighty concerns in some questers. While it may not be out of place to take a cursory look at the activities of the IMN and its violent tendencies, it is sufficing to state that there may be more to the sudden resurgence of the IMN than what you and I might know. As a start, I would say boldly that there are indeed political undertones to the activities of the IMN in…

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NYSC TO PARTNER ICPC IN MOBILIZATION OF CORPS MEMBERS

The Management of the Nation Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and that of Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) have agreed to partner in ensuring that graduates mobilized for national service are genuine. This came at the instance of a courtesy visit to ICPC Headquarters, Abuja by NYSC’s Director General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim recently. Briefing the Chairman of ICPC, the NYSC boss said that the scheme recently uncovered where unqualified persons were mobilized for national service, and sought for cooperation to halt the practice. Responding, the Chairman…

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