I RIDE FOR THE BRAND - REX TILLERSON

"My word is my bond. I ride for the brand. Once I am committed, I am in it for the long haul." - Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State on loyalty.


THE RUSSIAN COLLUSION: DEALT A FATAL BLOW.


"There is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal activity. There is also no allegation in the indictment that the charged conduct altered the outcome of the 2016 election." - Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General of the United States of America.

ICHEOKU says this determination, for every intent and purpose, now lays to rest the "Collusion with the Russians" hogwash; as nobody can be guilty of an offense which requires awareness to ground when he or she is not aware of it. Collusion is a conspiracy and requires a proactive participation coupled with a guilty knowledge to bring about the purpose of the conspiracy. Therefore, when will the Special Counsel address the nation and tell Americans that there is no there, there, in the Russian Collusion investigation and save America further bleeding both in resources, time and unity. Enough of the sore loser antics of the Democratic Party which does not know how to take a loss and learn to work to fix what went wrong, instead of continuously pointing a finger at a mirage that is the Russian Collusion, in its bid to find something to blame for its ineptitude that led to the epochal loss of November 8th, 2016.

CYRIL RAMAPHOSA: A SERVANT PRESIDENT OF SOUTH AFRICA.

“And I will do this as a servant of the people because I do believe that when one is elected, you basically become a servant of the people of South Africa. And I will seek to execute that task with humility, with faithfulness and with dignity as well. That is what I will seek to do. Thank you all for this great opportunity that I’ve been given. I will try to work very hard not to disappoint the people of South Africa.” - Cyril Ramaphosa, President, South Africa.


ICHEOKU says definitely a right tone to flag off his presidency. Provided he translates his words into action by putting his money where his mouth is, he will succeed as president. ICHEOKU says congratulations Mr President CR.


JACON ZUMA: A GRACIOUS EXIT.

"No life should be lost in my name and also the ANC should never be divided in my name. I have therefore come to the decision to resign as President of the Republic with immediate effect. Even though I disagree with the decision of the leadership of my organization, I have always been a disciplined member of the ANC." - Jacob Zuma, former President, South Africa.


ICHEOKU says certainly a gracious and selfless exit. Goodluck JZ and may God see you through your retirement. Thank you Jacob for accepting to relinquish the office and peacefully too. Like former President Jonathan Goodluck of Nigeria, they rose above self, recognizing that no blood of the citizens should be shed in their names. Worthy of emulation, especially in the African continent where so many despot would rather continuously shed the blood of the citizens than to yield the office. Congratulations.


MORGAN TSVANGIRAI: DEAD AT 65


ICHEOKU says Uncle Robert Mugabe finaly outlived him; admitted he put up a good fight trying to be president of Zimbabwe but to no avail. He was 65 years old and died of colon cancer. May his soul now rest. Adieu Morgan.


WINTER OLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG 2018

WINTER OLYMPICS PYEONGCHANG 2018,

ICHEOKU says South Korea is hosting the world of Winter Olympics 2018. A stellar preparation and spectacular performances so far. Congratulations to the host country and the gathered athletes who are gathered in Pyeongchang South Korea for the event.


PERCHED AND REVVING TO ITS ALEINS RENDEZVOUS.

PERCHED AND REVVING TO ITS ALIENS RENDEZVOUS.

ICHEOKU says science and technology are awesome. They make the seemingly impossible, possible. Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster enroute to Mars atmospheric orbit. Congratulations to Elon Musk and his SpaceX and Tesla teams.


OBAMA: WHAT DID HE KNOW.


ICHEOKU says what did former President Barack Hussein Obama know and when did he know it. America people must demand of their leaders a full disclosure and full accountability in the unfolding FBI released memo scandal. Only by getting to the bottom of the matter will American people regain their confidence in their law enforcement agencies.


FBI MEMO SCANDAL: OBAMA WAS IN THE LOOP


"POTUS WANTS TO KNOW EVERYTHING WE ARE DOING." - Lisa Page to boyfriend Peter Strzok, two FBI officials.


ICHEOKU says the POTUS then was President Barack Hussein Obama, who had previously denied and lied to the American people that he does not dabble into any FBI's investigative matter. Really?


THE MEMO: THE CRITICAL AND CRUCIAL POINTS.


Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe admitted that no surveillance warrant would have been sought from the FISA court without the Michael Steele's dossier information. Michael Steele was engaged by Hillary Clinton's campaign and Fusion GPS to obtain dirt information on then candidate Donald John Trump which subsequently produced the infamous Steele's dossier. This is the but-for test: but for the dossier alleging collusion, there would not have been a Mueller's Russian investigation.


Michael Steele admitted to then Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr that he was desperate that Donald Trump not get elected and was passionate about him not, being president. Bruce Ohr's wife was also then employed by the same Fusion GPS which hired Michael Steele to help it with digging up dirt on Trump. But Bruce Ohr kept this critical bias information and the fact that his own wife was also employed in the illicit dirty job activities by the same Fusion GPS out of the Justice department application to the FISA court to obtain a surveillance warrant that led up to the Russian probe. The dossier was a bogus hatchet job manufactured to just smear and nail Trump.


ICHEOKU says the web of conspiracy could not be any clearer: first you have a desperate Michael Steele who is out to stop the election of Donald Trump at all cost and by all and every means necessary. Then you have interest of financial gains through employment, which probably persuaded the hiding of the vital information from the FISA court. The information could have negated the issuance of the warrant and without which the court might have otherwise declined its issuance. Yet somebody is saying what; that the Russian Investigation is not a big ruse or as the president would say a political WITCH hunt.


AMERICA IS HERE TO STAY - PDJT

AMERICA IS HERE TO STAY - PDJT

"Americans fill the world with art and music. They push the bounds of science and discovery. And they forever remind us of what we should never ever forget: The people dreamed this country. The people built this country. And it's the people who are making America great again. As long as we are proud of who we are, and what we are fighting for, there is nothing we cannot achieve. As long as we have confidence in our values, faith in our citizens, and trust in our God, we will not fail. Our families will thrive. Our people will prosper. And our Nation will forever be safe and strong and proud and mighty and free." - President Donald John Trump.


I AM AMERICA'S CHEERLEADER IN CHIEF - PDJT

I AM AMERICA'S CHEERLEADER IN CHIEF - PDJT
"I believe in America. As President of the United States, I will always put America First. Just like the leaders of other countries should put their respective countries first. But America First does not mean America alone. So together, let us resolve to use our power, our resources, and our voices, not just for ourselves, but for our people—to lift their burdens, to raise their hopes, and to empower their dreams. To protect their families, their communities, their histories, and their futures. A nation’s greatness is more than the sum of its production – a nation’s greatness is the sum of its citizens: The values, pride, love, devotion and character of the people who call that nation home." - President Donald John Trump, Davos 2018.

POPE CONDEMNS FAKE NEWS (CNN): SEES WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

POPE CONDEMNS CNN: AGREES WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

ICHEOKU says President Donald John Trump, the man who saw tomorrow, has a new ally. Pope Francis has finally seen the light on what the president has been talking about for nearly two years now. The Holy See has now come to appreciate what PDJT went through in the hands of purveyors of Fake News, which unfortunately is continuing till today. The pope called them evil and compared them to the Biblical garden of Eden's serpent, which fed Eve with Fake News about what will happen if she and Adam ate of the forbidden fruit. ICHEOKU commends the pope for finally turning around the corner. Well done papa for calling out the likes of CNN and co. Bravo.

IT IS ONE YEAR TODAY, HURRAY!

IT IS ONE YEAR TODAY, HURRAY!
ICHEOKU says congratulations to President Donald John Trump for successfully steering America's ship of States for a full year. What the naysayers said will not happen is a reality which they are finding extremely difficult to live with. But their preferences notwithstanding, Make America Great Again is on course and nobody will torpedo it. Once again, congratulations to the leader of Team MAGA on the anniversary of his being sworn in as the 45th POTUS.

PRESIDENT TRUMP IN EXCELLENT HEALTH

PRESIDENT TRUMP IN EXCELLENT HEALTH.

ICHEOKU says he submitted himself to the Walter Reed National hospital for a three and half hours medical examination which included his requested, but not required, mental acuity test. The president passed excellently well and aced his IQ test 30/30. ICHEOKU says yet another nail on the coffin of the fake book Fire and Fury hatchet job which had claimed unfounded story about the president's mental health. But will the possessed far left media hordes now take their chill pill and let the president be? Your guess is as good as ICHEOKU's. ICHEOKU says congratulations President Donald John Trump for once again shaming your traducers. It is now all the way live to 2020 and a second term assured victory.


ICHEOKU'S MAN OF THE YEAR 2017: PRESIDENT DONALD JOHN TRUMP

ICHEOKU says following an examination of so many nominated individuals, we have determined that this year 2017's man of the year is President Donald John Trump, the 45th President of the United States of America. He came into office shooting on both hips and as the year draws to an end, his both guns are still firing and smoking. For standing up to the world and starring down American detractors and being the cheerleader and champion in chief of America, the leader of Team Make America Great Again has earned ICHEOKU's man of the year award 2017. Congratulations to President Donald John Trump.

JERUSALEM IS ISRAEL'S ETERNAL CAPITAL - PDJT

JERUSALEM IS ISRAEL'S ETERNAL CAPITAL - PDJT
ICHEOKU says a wisdom of Solomon come to judgment; it is about time the child is given to the rightful mother. Salute to the courage of President Donald John Trump.

PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE ARE ENGAGED: HURRAY!

ICHEOKU says they look nice together and hopefully the crazy media and their paparazzi hordes will let them be and not force them into a life of misery or accidentally run them off the cliff. Lady Di's tragic experience is still painfully fresh till this day and no one, not ICHEOKU, wants to relive or experience such awfulness again, NEVER again. May God protect and bless the duo as they take their baby steps into the journey of of so many unknown absurdities called marriage. All the best Harry and Meghan.


AMERICA STRONG!

"Together with our allies, America's warriors are prepared to defend our nation using the full range of our unmatched capabilities. No one — no dictator, no regime and no nation — should underestimate, ever, American resolve."


RUSSIAN COLLUSION: EVIDENCE FOUND!

RUSSIAN COLLUSION: EVIDENCE EMERGES!

ICHEOKU says Queen Crooked Hillary Clinton was caught pants down colluding with the Russians and she has been trying so hard to pull the wool over the eyes of American people over whodunnit. What a lying, contriving, manipulative woman who lies so easily that you wonder whether truth actually exists in her lexicon. Pitiful.

RUSSIAN DOSSIER: PAID FOR BY HILLARY CLINTON

RUSSIAN DOSSIER: PAID FOR BY CLINTON

ICHEOKU says finally the circle is about being completed and American people and the world at large will come to know who in fact did the collusion. Queen Crooked Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Congress paid Fusion GPS to produce the fake Russian dossier which former CIA chief James Clapper said was the basis for the Trump investigation. Yet, the investigation is still ongoing, despite the now established fact that the basis of it was a manufactured phony. But hey, we shall see.


ICHEOKU says still wondering WHAT HAPPENED and the reason 33,000 emails were deleted and bleach washed? Hopefully American people will soon confirm their suspicion that those shouting themselves hoax with Russian Collusion might indeed be the ones who actually colluded with the Russians. So much for the Russian Reset button. Queen Crooked Hillary Clinton, simply too crooked.


GLAD TO BE CARRIED TO FULL TERM.

GRATEFUL TO BE CARRIED FULL TERM

ICHEOKU says another lucky one that survived the abortionist's pincers from the over 360,000 unlucky ones that get flushed out each year. May God help us all have a better resolution about unwanted pregnancies.


JUST SAY NO TO KNEELING: IT IS UN-AMERICAN.

JUST SAY NO TO KNEELING: IT IS UN-AMERICAN.
ICHEOKU says from being disrespectful to the flag to being unappreciative of the services of the military to overall being anti America; NFL players must learn to check their political activism outside the stadiums. They must not kneel on our dime. ICHEOKU supports the president 1000% on this and hereby calls on every player to respect the sensibilities of the many differently opined fans who paid to watch a game and not to be made mad by their personal political agenda.

IPOB: NOT A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION - USA


“The United States Government is strongly committed to Nigeria’s unity. Important political and economic issues affecting the Nigerian people, such as the allocation of resources, are worthwhile topics for respectful debate in a democracy. Within the context of unity, we encourage all Nigerians to support a de-escalation of tensions and peaceful resolution of grievances. The Indigenous People of Biafra is not a terrorist organization under US law.” - Russell Brooks, United States of America.

ROCKET MAN; ON A SUICIDE MISSION.



"The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. The United States is ready, willing and able, but hopefully this will not be necessary. That’s what the United Nations is all about; that’s what the United Nations is for. Let’s see how they do." - PDJT


DONATE TODAY TO HELP REBUILD LIVES!

DONATE TODAY TO HELP REBUILD LIVES!

ICHEOKU says the Red Cross does one heck of a good job going to the assistance of the needy; so in these times of great need, occasioned by so many hurricanes, flooding and earthquake, show that you really care, donate to help the victims rebuild their wrecked lives. Remember that the Almighty rewards a cheerful giver.

HILLARY CLINTON LOST THE ELECTION - CHARLES SCHUMER

HILLARY CLINTON LOST THE ELECTION - CHARLES SCHUMER

"When you lose to somebody who has a 40 percent popularity, you don’t blame other things — Comey, Russia — you blame yourself. So what did we do wrong? People didn’t know what we stood for, just that we were against Trump. And still believe that." - Senator Charles Schumer, Senior Senator from the State of New York and Democratic Minority Leader in the Senate. ICHEOKU says the statement spoke volume and it spoke for itself. Finally it seems the Democrats have finally turned the corner and are now ready to face up to their abysmal performance in the last presidential election by acknowledging that the American people indeed choose Trump over their Hillary Clinton. Thankfully, they will also now rest their "Russians Did It" cockamamie and find a message they can present to the people and for the good of the country.. Time to move the process forward is now as American people did not buy into the crap of a Russian collusion which they tried unsuccessfully to sell to them.

North Korea PUT ON NOTICE

NORTH KOREA  PUT ON NOTICE: DON'T PUSH ME.
"North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen. As I said, they will be met with the fire and fury and, frankly, power." - President Donald John Trump. ICHEOKU says the Michelin Tire midget at Pyongyang is definitely courting trouble and messing with the wrong man. He probably thinks Barack Obama the redline president is still in office; but unbeknownst to him there is a new sheriff in town and his name is Donald John Trump and he does not mess around. Hopefully China can rein in the little man before he commits mass suicide with his North Korean people.

NORTH KOREA: TOTAL ANNIHILATION NOW ON THE TABLE.

NORTH KOREA: TOTAL ANNIHILATION NOW ON THE TABLE.

ICHEOKU says once again the diminutive midget of Pyongyang has been advised to heed the resolution of the United Nations firm stand against his continuing provocations; and that the total wiping out of his North Korea is now an option should he force the hands of the United States of American military. In a statement by the Defense Secretary Jim Maddog Mattis over its latest nuclear test, the secretary said “Our commitment among the allies are ironclad. Any threat to the United States or its territories, including Guam, or our allies will be met with a massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming. We are not looking to the total annihilation of a country, namely North Korea, but as I said, we have many options to do so.” ICHEOKU says does not really know the joker that guy has, but whatever it is will likely very soon be forced out. The world including ICHEOKU is waiting and watching.

BIAFRA EXIT FROM NIGERIA: A CALL TO DUTY

BIAFRA EXIT FROM NIGERIA: A CALL TO DUTY
ICHEOKU says the time has come and the time is now for the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra to be allowed to choose their self governance and exit from Nigeria going forward.. A referendum on the future of Biafra is a legitimate demand of the people and it is their right to so do. The people of the Nation of Biafra want to go their own way because of the hostilities from other member nations of Nigeria. Let the United Nations order a referendum and let the people decide their own Biafraexit.

PDJT ISSUES A VERDICT ON ISLAMIST TERRORISTS


"There can be no coexistence with this violence. There can be no tolerating it, no accepting it, no excusing it, and no ignoring it. Every time a terrorist murders an innocent person and falsely invokes the name of God, it should be an insult to every person of faith. Terrorists do not worship God; they worship death. If we do not act against this organized terror, then we know what will happen and what will be the end result. Terrorism's devastation of life will continue to spread, peaceful societies will become engulfed by violence, and the futures of many generations will be sadly squandered. If we do not stand in uniform condemnation of this killing, then not only will we be judged by our people, not only will we be judged by history, but we will be judged by God." - President Donald John Trump.


BBOB: BRING BACK OUR BIAFRA

ICHEOKU says it is worth fighting for, self determination and it is not a crime for a people to aspire for self governance. Indigenous Peoples of Biafra are marching forward and hopefully they will soon get to the promised land. Viva Biafra.
#BringBackOurBiafra.





"When two raging fires meet together, they do consume the thing that feeds their fury. Though little fire grows great with little wind, yet extreme gusts do blow out fire." - William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew


WHAT REALLY MATTERS IN LIFE - STEVE JOBS

“I reached the pinnacle of success in the business world. In others’ eyes, my life is an epitome of success. However, aside from work, I have little joy. Non-stop pursuing of wealth will only turn a person into a twisted being, just like me. God gave us the senses to let us feel the love in everyone’s heart, not the illusions brought about by wealth. Memories precipitated by love is the only true riches which will follow you, accompany you, giving you strength and light to go on. The most expensive bed in the world is the sick bed. You can employ someone to drive the car for you, make money for you but you cannot have someone to bear sickness for you. Material things lost can be found. But there is one thing that can never be found when it is lost – Life. Treasure Love for your family, love for your spouse, love for your friends. Treat yourself well. Cherish others.” - SJ

EVIL CANNOT BE TRULY DESTROYED.

"The threat of evil is ever present. We can contain it as long as we stay vigilant, but it can never truly be destroyed. - Lorraine Warren (Annabelle, the movie)


ONLY THE POOR WISH THEY HAD STUFF?

“I’m not that interested in material things. As long as I find a good bed that I can sleep in, that’s enough.” - Nicolas Berggruem, the homeless billionaire.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

IGP ONOVO, JONATHAN MUST NOT STRENGTHEN THE OPPOSITION!

Icheoku is keenly following the political shenanigans in Nigeria with respect to the effort to shove the Inspector General of Police Ogbonna Onovo out of office? This satanic move is unacceptable to the Igbos, every decent people of Nigeria and the country Nigeria itself; which has been yearning for a 'king who does not know Joseph to ascend the throne and call for the rendering of account! Icheoku states that IGP Onovo is that king and the election riggers of Anambra State attested that much when they were stopped cold by the IGP's men from rigging the last governorship election.
IGP Ogbonna Onovo has only been in office for about eight months now; and since then crimes of armed robbery and kidnapping have somewhat abated due to his effort at a more effective policing, using an entirely new approach of deploying much needed but hitherto lacking intelligence gathering for a real time use? He will need additional time to complete needed reforms to better position the police to do their job. It took a very long time to decimate the Nigerian police and its crime fighting capabilities, a situation made worse by incessant military interventionists who see the police as their arch-rival that must be contained through deprivation of much needed equipment, manpower and training; so it will require some time of concerted effort to fix that which was broken. The fix-it effort is a continuum and much effort will be needed to cut crimes in Nigeria down to a manageable size, which the society can live with. It is a generally acknowledged position that no society is infallible or free of crime; all that the law enforcement tries to do is to contain and curtail it.
Barely two weeks into IGP Onovo's administration, the Boko Harem Islamic madmen struck and unleashed their mayhem in Maiduguri and its surroundings; and as a testament to the present IGP's no nonsense policing, the cult was dealt a mortal blow; - completely wiped out or decimated before they could spread like the Swine Flu virus? Their leader's lifeless body was strategically displayed for all his surviving followers to see what fate awaits every criminal master-mind in Nigeria under the present IGP Onovo? That kidnapping and armed robbery have also reduced, under the present IGP, particularly in the South East Nigeria of Enugu, Aba, Anambra, Rivers, Imo and Ebonyi also proves the IGP is focused on bringing the crime rate in Nigeria down to an acceptable minimal. There was also the first Jos riots of January 2010, which the IGP's forces in conjunction with the army completely quelled? The last elections in Ekiti, Edo and Anambra States also proved that this IGP is different; not only did he turn down so many offers of inducements but he saturated the three states with policemen and women from different formations who were not known to the local political operatives and hence could not be compromised with bribery. The results of the elections showed that if INEC is allowed a free-hand, that there is truly hope for Nigeria in despair; and that elections can be free and fair if the politicians will only say 'Yes!'
Regrettably, it is the same band of thieves (politicians) who are now crying wolf with the IGP's continued stay in office that tried and will always try to prevent the police from doing their job? They unduly influence the police by bribery, threats and intimidation; and when the police bites their bait and looks the other way, crime festers and then the same 'politicians' will turn around to blame the police for non performance. By the same token, when a resolute police refuses to kow-tow their dictates, or yield to their nefarious intentions, they then set out to do the hatchet-job against such defiant officer or in this case the IGP himself? The same principle of hamstringing the police used by politicians was also applied to the INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu, whom Obasanjo put in a straight-jacket and tele-guided his conduct of the last election? Now some section of the polity are also calling for INEC's chairman Maurice Iwu's removal but failed or refused to protest their kinsman, Olusegun Obasanjo, when he marred the last 2007 elections? He not only truncated democracy but imposed all his (s)elected officials including President Yar'Adua-Jonathan on the people of Nigeria with reckless abandon. The same cross-section of the populace did not protest their kinsman's murderous eight years in office but are now more sanctimonious with incessant ritualistic protest-marches to Aso Rock?
The evil forces of Nigeria and some vociferous anti-Igbo elements amongst them, a people who have held Nigeria hostage for too long, have refused to acknowledge that this IGP is different from the pack Nigerians have ever seen since the days of Obasanjo in Aso Rock. They seem to be on the move again to have 'the man on a mission IGP' fired; and not allow him a breathing space to complete the ardous reform currently going on in the police force under his instigation an dsupervision?
Former Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Yakubu Lame, (what a name?) penultimate his sack just discovered or suddenly woke up to the facts on the ground regarding insecurity in Nigeria? May be this lame man was on vacation to planet Mars all these past years, especially the last ten, when security situation in Nigeria plummeted to a near total anarchy with police officers including DPOs being mowed down by armed robbers in broad daylights in Edo/Delta States; and convoys of governors being waylaid on their way to a sports event in Warri? With his lame mouth, Mr. Lame made lame statements concerning and about the person of IGP Onovo and his police force; wherein he said, "the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) under IGP Ogbonna Onovo's leadership had failed Nigeria and that the Federal Government was disappointed with them for failing to reciprocate the kind gestures of the government aimed at making the police more efficient"? The lame man also lamented "the poor performance of the police in the fight against crime and extra-judicial killings;" and gave Onovo and his men two weeks ultimatum to effect the required reform in the force or be ready for the big stick? The lame minister, also beat his chest that the $200 per month salary now being paid to police constables is more than enough for them to lay down their lives while confronting well armed robbers with their bare-hands? Mr. Lame accusatorily blamed the police for all manner of crimes in Nigeria and in his own very words, heaped responsibility on the police for the "increase in current rate of crime across the nation, extra-judicial killing, human rights violations, robberies, high profile assassinations and deliberate failure to comply with government directives."
Icheoku says, from the two weeks ultimatum Mr. Lame gave the police to turn around an endemically screwed-up system, shows the kind of empty-head quota-characterized piece of humanity who hitherto oversaw the police ministry? You ask yourself, what reforms or implementation thereof could productively be effected within just two weeks, in a centralised Nigerian police force with over 600,000 men and women? What discipline of study this Mr.Lame obtained his PhD or the institution that awarded him that comes under heavy scrutiny, since he cannot easily appreciate the magnitude of the work required to turn an ocean-liner around; before issuing his ultimatum. This Lame man does not deserve and never merited his erstwhile position, otherwise he would have known that the police force failed Nigerians so many long years ago and ever before the current IGP Onovo got to that office? Dele Giwa was murdered with a parcel bomb and there was a sitting IGP then whose last name was not Onovo; yet no conclusive investigation? Kudirat Abiola and Pa Rewane were murdered, yet the IGP in office then was 'not questioned or threatened' for the police not doing their job, and our investigations reveals that his last name was not Onovo? MKO Abiola died in a mysterious "poisoned-tea" circumstances and there was a sitting IGP then whose name was not also Onovo? Chief Bola Ige, the Cicero of Oke-Onaa and an Uncle to many was also brutally murdered, hacked to death, yet an IGP was in office and his name was not Onovo? Dikkibo and Harry Marshall met the same fate under a different IGP, yet no one observed that the Nigerian police has failed Nigeria or that too many killings or that of prominent men is taking place? We are talking of high profile crimes and extra-judicial murders here, for crying out loud, Dr. Lame man? Please Lame-man would you be decent enough to tell Nigerians if it is this IGP that was in charge when Odi Bayelsa State and Zaki Ibiam Benue State were 'extra-judiciary' completely decimated? Was it an IGP named Onovo? And the list goes on ad infinitum.
Icheoku says to Dr. Lame, if you must be disappointed on anything, it must be for your sorry self, since you cannot get over the fact that an Igbo man has finally struggled through the ranks to head a Nigerian police force after 96 years of amalgamated Nigeria? Things change and things have changed; this is a fact all these mallams desert-dwellers of Islamic Northern Nigeria must realise, including this Doctor Lame-man! A police force suffering the general decay that the rest of Nigeria society is burdened with, ill-motivated by thieving politicians and retired army generals oil bunkerers, and who are still doing their best under the circumstances should not be scape-goated by anyone including this mallam Lame-man? In more civilized and decent societies, policemen and women are better equipped, better remunerated and given the reason to die for their country and/or constituencies; but not in Nigeria where the former Police Equipment (procurement) Foundation chairman, Kenny Martins is still facing prosecution for embezzling funds meant for equipment procurement for the police? Where are their guns and ammunition, helicopters, boats, cameras, life-insurances, communications gadgetry, forensic laboratories, logistics, vehicles and fast cars, computers and information technologies for modern day crime fighting and policing? Politicians will always be politicians - sleazy! Icheoku remembers that when this IGP assumed office the first thing he did was to inform Nigerians that about 300, 000 of the police force are deployed in the services of Nigerian ruling elites, with some of them converted to mere houseboys, gardeners, domestic servants and all sorts of sundry servitude. He wanted to end this practice but the powers that be stopped him and look who is now calling the police out, alleging disappointment?
Quoting one commentator, "the national disgrace that is the Nigeria police and its ugly degeneration did not start with Onovo, so we feel it would have been fair to accept the IGP's plea for time, taking cognizance of the fact that his administration is only seven months old!" Icheoku says, what a salute to courage that some people in Nigeria still speak the truth and let the truth be told to this Dr Lame that he should be ashamed of his turning the facts upside down on its head? Guessing from his name, this Dr. Lame is probably from that section of the Middle Belt, the fake northerners, that also produced the genocidal Yakubu Gowon who nearly cleansed Nigeria of the Igbo man? The same geography produced Theophilus Danjuma who killed Igbo's Aguiyi Ironsi and he is the current chairman of the presidential advisory committee? The same region produced the dismissed former attorney general Mike Aondonkaa who questioned Professor Dora Akunyili's audacity to call for President Yar'Adua to yield his office on ground of indisposition? So will the real Igbo haters in Nigeria please stand up?
But the same forces that be, will not do anything tangible to effectively fix the ills militating against effective policing/crime fighting in Nigeria as pointed out by the IGP including addressing the issues of "economic, social, religious factors, increased youth unemployment, corruption, unguarded display of wealth, etc; some of the issues that promote crimes. As well as poor funding, outdated equipment, and low motivation of the force which is deterrents to its effectiveness? In the IGP's words, "There is no country that is crime free in the world but we are operating under unbearable conditions. We saw the kinds of arms and ammunition that came out of the Niger Delta. We want to be properly armed and kitted but the equipment is not there. The Nigeria Police is trying its best given the limited resources at our disposal!" Icheoku agrees and attests to that fact that Nigerian police still still uses antiquated, museum-quality Mark IV rifles, that fires one cartridge one at a time; and which requires manual re-loading; and that Niger Delta militants have some big guns that shoots about 1000 rounds per minute?
The solution is otherwise simple, just give the IGP time and work with the IGP to solve the problem of insecurity in Nigeria; also a select-team should visit some functioning countries of the world to see how well the police are run? But in Nigeria since the top-shots can buy their own security, they could care less whether or not the police of the common man are best equipped and suited to do their job. The Acting President Jonathan Goodluck must therefore understand that like President Barack Obama of the United States is doing after GW wrecked everything, that IGP Ogbonna Onovo just arrived to the scene of a Nigerian police in comatose; with a bludgeoned crime-rate to contend with and under the inclement conditions wherein they operate, both in equipment level, training and remuneration and will require time to do the job? Acting President Jonathan must not heed the myopic and baseless advise to fire IGP Onovo since that will only shrink the base of his support further; such irrational firing shall be interpreted by the Igbo solely as the taking away of what the Hausa-Fulani Yar'Adua otherwise gave to the Igbos? Acting President Jonathan Goodluck must not scuttle this baby's first step of the Igbos to fully come back to the Nigeria fold, by sacking their only tribesman in Nigeria's security formation?
Under no circumstances or subterfuge whatsoever would the Igbos of Nigeria accept the sacking of Inspector General Ogbonna Onovo, barely seven months into his appointment for matters which he did not bring about or put in place and which have persisted in Nigeria long before the Hausa-Fulani cabals of Nigeria relented on his long overdue appointment as the IGP. Any such move will backfire and will only affirm to the Igbo that they have better friend in the Hausa-Fulani north than the Niger Delta South-south; and that what Ken Saro-Wiwa did with the issue of abandoned property is a widely shared idea and approvingly sanctioned by the people of the South-South, including now Jonathan? This will also continue to fester the age-long outcry of the Igbo that Igbo people are not accepted in Nigeria and deserve not to be part thereof; otherwise how can a people be deemed to have abandoned their property in their own country. Which antagonism continues till today with the lack of any meaningful development, appointments and other federal presence within the South East of Nigeria? Hopefully, Acting President Jonathan Goodluck holds a Ph.D and therefore presumed wise; and as a good commander-in-chief will not unwisely strengthen the hand of his opposition by augmenting their numbers multi-fold? Icheoku strongly believes that the northern Hausa-Fulani, whose President Yar'Adua he supplanted, is already a plateful and adding another group of Nigerians to those looking at him with disdain, will be a costly political mistake which he must therefore avoid like a plague. Please Jonathan, whatever you do, please do not alienate the Igbos by sacking their first shot at the highest echelon of the police force, Inspector General of Police Ogbonna Onovo. Therefore, Jonathan be wise, let IGP Ogbonna Onovo do his time, complete same, albeit on the IGP's chair!

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