VIDEO/PHOTOS: Shiite Members Mark El-Zakzaky’s 68th Birthday, Vow to continue protest.

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have taken to the streets of Abuja to mark the 68th birthday of their leader, Sheik El-Zakzaky. Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have vowed to continue their protest until their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is released from the custody of the Federal Government. Spokesman of the movement, Abdullahi Musa, urged the Federal Government to immediately release El-Zakzaky who has been in detention for about three years. Members of the movement took to the streets of Abuja on Tuesday in…

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Hope rises for Enugu community without electricity for decades

After the decades-long challenge of grappling with the problem of lack of access to grid electricity, it now appears respite is on a clear perspective for the people Ugwu-Isiokwe, a hilly community in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, thanks to community efforts. Ugwu Isiokwe is within the larger Akama Oghe community; but while other areas have access to grid electricity, Ugwu Isiokwe has had to suffer a fate of lack. Anthonia Neke said that she was born “on this hill and has lived here all my life.” She…

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769 Osun workers enmeshed in certificate scandal

No fewer than 769 workers employed by the Osun State Government are enmeshed in a certificate scandal. This was contained in a statement signed by the supervisor for the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Adelani Baderinwa, and made available to journalists in Osogbo, the capital of the state on Friday. The statement highlighted that a consultancy firm, Captain Consultants, engaged five years ago by the Osun government to validate the credentials submitted by its workers, has completed its assignment and submitted its report. The report indicted 769 workers in various…

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I am not sleeping on duty – Buhari replies Rev. Mamza

The Presidency has described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. The presidential aide observed that it was unbecoming of a religious leader, like Mamza, to engage ”in an action that broke the old tradition of staying above politics”. He said: ”In an action that broke the old tradition of…

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SHEIKH IBRAHEEM ZAKZAKY AT 68; SHEIKH ZAKZAKY AND HIS WIFE SPENT 1,227 DAYS IN ILLEGAL DETENTION

Saturday 15th Sha’aban 1440 equivalent to 20th April, 2019 marks the 68th birthday of his Eminence, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky (H) according to lunar calendar. On his 68th birthday, Sheikh Zakzaky also marks 1,224 days in illegal detention. We are celebrating the 68th birthday of our leader and at the same time protesting the illegal detention of the Sheikh and his wife, Zeenah Ibraheem. Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky was born on 15 Sha’aban, 1372 (which corresponds to 5th May, 1953) at Zaria. The word “Zakzaky” meaning “Man from Zazzau” and Zazzau or…

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