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.


ICHEOKU says a personification of candor and honor. Nice.


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.

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.

Friday, January 24, 2014

ANGO ABDULLAHI DRAGS IHEJIRIKA TO ICC, REALLY?

Icheoku says the Kano State born mallam Ango Abdullahi was MIA when his kinsman Sani Abacha was hunting down and killing innocent Nigerians including Ken Saro Wiwa, Pa Rewane, Kudirat Abiola etc and systematically wiped so many others out of this earth? The same Ango Abdullahi was also taciturn when Muhammadu Buhari murdered three innocent Nigerians Bartholomew Owo, Bernard Ogedengbe and Lawal Ojulope? The same Ango Abdullahi was silent when Ibrahim Babangida murdered Dele Giwa,  slaughtered Zango Kataf people and killed over three hundred Nigerian Army majors through a staged air crash at Ejigbo? That many Nigerians died following the fallout of June 12th annulled election of Abiola did not make this mallam to protest their human rights violations? The same Ango Abdullahi has never condemned the atrocious menace of Boko Haram who are killing and maiming innocent Nigerians including destroying their places of worship and schools? The same Ango Abdullahi has not condemned the incessant raids and mayhem being visited on non Hausa/Fulani Northerners by his demented blood-letting kinsmen? The same Ango Abdullahi was silent when Obasanjo nearly wiped out Odi and Zaki Ibiam people, talkless of the earth-scorching policies of the Biafran civil war which claimed the lives of millions including women and children? But suddenly the people of Bama fell victims of Boko Haram terrorists-induced invasion and now the head of John the Baptist must be brought to the table on a platter. Icheoku queries what changed to suddenly spring up this outburst of human rights activism in this septuagenarian? 

Ordinarily Icheoku would not "give a damn" if anybody including Ihejirika is being meritoriously dragged to the International Criminal Court for human rights violations but in the Ango Abdullahi circumstances, Icheoku smells foul and a hateful agenda. If according to Ango abdullahi, Ihejirika should not expect a pat on the back for successfully pigeonholing Boko Haram's terrorists activities, because he was "carrying out his statutory duties," wherein them stems the impending indictment since the army man merely obeyed orders and carried out an obligated duty as commanded by his superiors? Icheoku queries why single out Ihejirika and not the people that ordered him to so do since he merely carried out his statutory duties in obedience to lawful orders from his superiors as a bona fide army man? A more honor-worthy and truthful Ango Abdullahi, without an ethnic agenda to incite one group of people against a perceived enemy, would have indicted the president as the Commander in chief and/or the Chief of Defense Staff under who gave the Army its marching orders to do what is needful to stop the Boko Haram carnage in Northeastern Nigeria? Now let us analyse the rest of the Ango Abdullahi's diatribe:- 

Icheoku knew right from the bat that something was fishy when Ango Abdulahi chose to only specifically name Ihejirika without the rest of his "six other co-accused persons" in his indictment So Icheoku asks, what was the objective here if not to incite hatred and ginger fanatical ethnic resentment of a particular tribe which produced Ihejirika and which has suffered so much hardship already and continues to suffer a lot of discrimination and wanton killings within the geographical entity known as Nigeria. Ango Abdullahi selectively left layers of superior authorities untouched before settling on indicting Ihejirika. First was President Jonathan who as the commander in chief of the armed forces that invaded Bama bears absolute and sole responsibility for any egregious crimes of human rights violations that might have been perpetrated on the people of Bama. Second, Ango Abdullahi peeled off layer two in the chain of authority, the CDS (chief of defense staff), who actually heads and supervises the armed forces on behalf of the president/commander in chief and then settled on the third man in the hierarchy of the command structure. Icheoku reiterates that if it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck it must therefore be a duck; and so Ango Abdullahi cannot truthfully and honestly assert that he was not throwing a red meat to his Boko Haram almajiris Hausa/Fulani Northern Nigerians by pointing his accusing finger on an "Iyamiri" as the one who have taken a revenge-killing on the people of Bama for the unfinished business that was the Biafran civil war and therefore marked for destruction starting with an indictment at the Hague. If Ango Abdullahi was honest, why did he settle for number three of the command structure while leaving numbers one and two alone and free from indictment?

Secondly, Ango Abdullahi claimed that the ICC move was because justice cannot be got in Nigeria; so Icheoku queries when did the mallam realize that the judiciary is comatose therein? Was it when his people who saturates the Nigerian judiciary are granting certain questionable perpetual injunctions against corrupt politicians or granting a murder suspect freedom or when Babangida would not honor an invite from a duly constituted Oputa judicial commission etc? Icheoku asserts that the judicial failure dimension of the argument in support is a subterfuge deployed by Ango Abdullahi to mask the rueful nature of the North's latest game plan to plunge the country into yet another anarchy. Otherwise since when has the actions of the military in Nigeria, beginning with the burning of Fela's Kalakuta Republic shrine in 1978 by Obasanjo not been shrouded under the "unknown soldiers' activities mask? But hey, it is 2014 and not the sixties any longer and if Ango Abdullahi and his Hausa/Fulani north decides to murder sleep once again, they shall themselves sleep no more. If the North thinks that they are the only repository of violence or that they are the only people who can ferment trouble, they will have a rude shock this time if they push their luck too far. Icheoku asserts that the people of Nigeria particularly the Igbos of Southeast have become more civilized, more connected internationally and even much more business savvy since 1967 and so the lack of weapons and/or food blockade of the old war will not again hinder any adventure this time should hostilities be provoked by these mallams, especially one that is fast nearing his shallow grave with nothing to lose like this Ango Abdullahi. 

Ango Abdullahi is not indicting the police headed by another one of his kinsman yet the police according to him, killed the Apo Six, killed squatting almajiris, killed Mohammed Yusuf as well as so many extra-judicial killings committed by the police. In Ango Abdullahi's own words, "Nigerian people being abused with impunity has been going on for a very long time in this country," yet he remained taciturn and kept quiet simply because all these while his kinsmen and fellow Islamic religious zealots were calling the shots at Aso Rock and dictating who to deal with? Icheoku says if according to Ango Abdullahi "there have been many cases in the past that should have deserved to go to ICC", why didn't Ango Abdullahi bring these prosecutions or is he telling Nigerians now that he is just a Northern regional or Hausa/Fulani tribal champion who only wakes up when his fellow Hausa/Fulanis are at the receiving end of the spear's tip? As a Nigerian, why didn't Ango Abdullahi protest and protect fellow Nigerians whose rights were violated as he enumerated or is it agreeable to him to be referred to as an Hausa/Fulani zealot who fights and protects only Hausa/Fulani interests? Icheoku posits if Ango abdullahi admitted that "Obasanjo could have been taken to the ICC for his actions in Odi and Zaki Ibiam for ordering the army to go and destroy those villages", what changed now and forced his hands in settling on Ihejirika instead of Jonathan for indictment, since there was similarly a serving Chief of Army Staff when Obasanjo's soldiers marched into Odi and Zaki Ibiam yet Obasanjo was deemed the culpable party? If what was good for the goose is also good for the gander, why would Ango Abdullahi advocate this time for the head of the commanded to roll instead of that of the commander? What induced the double standard if not some parochial animus he holds against the usual suspects?

On what motivated his planned action to indict Ihejirika, Ango Abdullahi vehemently denied that Ihejirika's tribe has something to do with it, opining that it "is stupid to insinuate that we are dragging the former army chief to ICC because he is an Igbo man and that it is the usual Nigerian politics that actions are taken based on tribe, religion and where you come from?" Icheoku queries. if these are not the primordial factors influencing and affecting everything in Nigeria, why are his Hausa/Fulani people opposing President Jonathan's second term and insisting that the presidency must be a Northerner's in 2015? If tribe and religion are not factors, why are the Hausa/Fulanis insisting that only Hausa/Fulanis should be appointed into positions of immense authority and that the rest of Northerners who are not one of them are not real Northerners? If where one comes from is no longer a factor in Nigeria, why did Ango Abdullahi wait until Bama people of his "REAL NORTH" fell victims of the Nigerian state before starting his human rights activism and protestations? The list of tribe, religion and region influenced decisions and actions in Nigeria is nearly infinite; so it is very easy to suffocate Ango Abdullahi's claim that his threatened ICC action was not tribe or religion induced and driven? Icheoku says whether the mallam wants to admit it or not, these sentimental attachments to religion, tribe and region still controls most if not all decisions in Nigeria including who occupies what position in Nigeria. This is also the reason why the mallam belongs to a sectional organisation called Northern Elders Forum instead of rather broadening it to a more national outfit such as "Nigerian Elders Forum" for crying out loud. 

Finally Ango Abdullahi deferred to the judges at ICC on whether the Commander in chief should be made a party defendant to the adversarial proceeding and conceded that the "man who pulled the trigger may not necessarily be the man with the liability." The mallam however deliberately forgot the fact that Ihejirika was neither physically present at Bama during the invasion nor did he give the orders to stamp out terrorism in Northeastern Nigeria and neither did he declare the state of emergency that led to the military campaign to rout those Boko Haram terrorists. All these facts notwithstanding, Ihejirika is still the preferred person or official being indicted by Ango Abdullahi for war crimes and violations of human rights of Bama people. Ango Abdullahi further added that "we have been seeing heads of States appearing or being issued with warrants of arrests to appear before the ICC" but did not tell Nigeria when Ihejirika was elected or sworn in as head of state of Nigeria; yet he wants to indict him - a non head of state and therefore a non responsible party? 

Icheoku says this mallam has gone too far over-broad and if he is not senile like most people his age, then he has a sinister motive and an agenda driven from hell to incite trouble. This forbades bad tidings for Nigeria, especially if those Northerners succeed in polarising and fracturing the only thing still holding Nigeria together - one indivisible military, that do not currently see itself in parcels of religion, tribes or sections that they belong to or come from like these politicians including Ango Abdullahi. Icheoku says the day the Nigerian military completely fractures into parochial realignments is the day the nunc dimitis will be sang for the entity called Nigeria and Nigeria will be no more. Therefore, Icheoku advises Ango Abdullahi and his cohorts to watch their utterances and actions; and they mat also take a look at the example of Southern Sudan or Rwanda of the yore and see that the road currently being traveled by them can only lead to disaster. Their chosen current path of travel is strewn with thorns and hives of hornets and disturbing these will do no one in Nigeria any good. 

Lastly Icheoku says Ihejirika is the wrong accused/defendant in the intended Ango Abdullahi's ICC prosecution, assuming Ango abdullahi has standing and the case is meritorious. The correct and proper party to be sued is the president and commander in chief of the armed forces, failing which the chief of defense staff (CDS), who is the president's direct supervising official of the military should be sued but certainly not the chief of army staff as the primary accused party. At least the two topmost officials in the chain of command ought to be the principal party-defendants to be sued, admitted the COAS could as well be joined as a third accused party necessary. Whatever happens and whatever be the case or outcome of Ango Abdullahi's current effort at disturbing the peace of the land, the good news for Ihejirika and his defenders is that the African Union no longer honors summons of the ICC based on a perceived biased and discriminatory issuance of the writ against only Africans. Liberia's Charles Taylor and Ivory Coasts's Gbagbo was enough for the African Union to say enough and no to the indictments from the ICC and since then, Sudan's Omar Bashir and Kenya's Kenyatta have not answered or been bundled to the Hague as a result of such ICC indictments. Ihejirika will not be an exception and Jonathan will not allow it knowing the full implications including that he is the target. So Igbos of Southeastern Nigeria, sheath your swords but remain vigilant, just in case these mallams chew more than they can swallow and needs to be confronted and contained. Icheoku says to all die-hard Igbos out there, as for the Ango Abdullahi's purported ICC indictment of 'nwaa-aafoo' Ihejirika, "NOTHING ME GAA" - nothing go happen!

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