El-ZakZaky, wife back in Nigeria

The Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-ZakZaky and his wife, Zeenat, are back in Nigeria after their botched medical trip to India.

They arrived aboard an Ethiopian Airlines by exactly 12noon at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

Key leaders of the sect confirmed to our correspondent the embattled couple are back in the country, Nation reports.

They rejected the court-ordered trip to India for medical attention, claiming the federal government frustrated efforts to get their preferred doctors to attend to them.

It was reliable gathered they are holed up in the VIP section of the airport with DSS operatives working frantically to take them to an unknown destination.