One Of The Victims Of Police Attack In Kaduna Attains Martyrdom

News reaching us indicate that one of those shot at close range by the police during the free Zakzaky procession yesterday in Kaduna has attained martyrdom some moments ago. Nura Markaz was shot on the abdomen and chest, fatally injuring some vital internal organs, eventually leading to his demise. We would hold Governor Nasiru Elrufai responsible for this. Advertisements

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IMN Joins The Rest Of The World To Mark International Day Of Justice Today

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria will join the rest of the world to mark the World International Day of Justice later today, Wednesday 17th July, 2019. World Day for International Justice unites all those who wish to support justice, promote rights of the victims, also help in preventing crime that threaten peace, security and well-being of the world. Clearly, there has not been any other singular person in Nigeria today that has been so deprived of Justice as the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. Sheikh…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Must Not Be Allowed To Die,’ Falana Warns FG

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has cautioned the Federal Government against the continued detention of Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. He gave the warning in a statement sent to Channels Television on Tuesday. Falana wondered why the government has continued to keep the leader of the Shiites in custody despite court judgements ordering his release. He added that medical experts have confirmed that Sheikh Zakzaky was ill and recommended that he should be flown out of the…

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Armed Joint Security Forces Attack Free Zakzaky Protest In Kaduna

Joint Security forces this evening in Kaduna unleashed their fury on members of the Islamic Movement during a peaceful Free Zakzaky procession in Kaduna as they opened fire at close range without warning. As a result, they injured a number of people, who were left with gunshot wounds of varying degrees of severity. It has not yet been confirmed the exact number of casualties or if any one has been martyred.

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Yesterday’s Peaceful End Of Free Zakzaky Protest A Big Testimony

Yesterday’s huge Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria is a testimony that when the security agencies don’t interfere in any way, the protest ends without any adverse events contrary to what the authorities have been trying hard to portray to the public. It will be recalled that last week Tuesday, both uniformed and plain clothed security agents infiltrated the Free Zakzaky protest at the National Assembly, overwhelming the Movement’s crowd control mechanisms causing mayhem, leading to the death of two members of the…

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Genocide Watch: Army Replaces Commander With Blood On His Head In Abuja With Another

The Nigerian army has redeployed to Jaji the Commandant, Headquarters Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen Umar Thomas Musa, who was responsible for the death last year October, of nearly 50 Arbaeen Trek solemn religious marchers in Abuja. In his place, Brig.-Gen M.T Usman from Headquarters 28 Task Force Brigade was made Commander, Headquarters Guards Brigade Abuja. It would be recalled that the Brigade of Guards under the command of Brig-Gen U.T. Musa had extra judicially killed members of the Islamic Movement, who were on a religious mourning procession over three consecutive days…

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Sheikh Zakzaky: Time For Freedom

Sometimes ago, four years now or thereabout, the Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, was passing by Zaria, a city in Kaduna state, when his convoy ran into a procession by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) popularly known as Shiites, led by the incarcerated Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky. For the Nigerian military high command a motorcade transporting the Army Chief of Staff was blocked by followers of Zakzaky, who began to attack the convoy before troops responded with force. But according to the IMN, unarmed worshippers were attacked…

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Majority Of Nigerians Want Sheikh Zakzaky Released

An overwhelming number of Nigerians actually want the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria released. This is evident from an online opinion poll hosted by the online News site, Legit.ng that shows that more than 70% of respondents indicated that they agreed he should be released, with 8% not sure whether or not they would support his release.

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Point Of Correction: Sheikh Zakzaky Was Freed By Court; Not Granted Bail

Quite a number of people erroneously talk of Sheikh Zakzaky being granted bail. The reality however is that he was entirely set free by the judgement of Federal High Court, presided by Hon Justice GO Kolawole, declaring the detention of the Sheikh as unconstitutional and a breach of his fundamental rights, and therefore ordered for his release from custody and payment of compensation. This has been contemptuously been defied by the Buhari government with impunity. In the light of the above and the constant erroneous position taken to interpret the…

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The Injustice Against El-Zakzaky and the Shiites, By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

The most painful thing for me is the culture of silence around this. Yes, Shiites are in the minority and the most unpopular of Muslim populations in northern Nigeria. But is that enough reason for them to be hunted down in this manner? Does anybody think this is okay and normal and nothing will hunt us down the road? Assume that on Saturday, December 12, 2015, the Shiites preparing for a programme at their centre in Zaria did indeed confront the military. Assume that they indeed blocked the road that…

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