Again Falana issues a fresh call for Sheikh Zakzaky’s release – in a letter to Buhari

A fresh appeal has been issued for the immediate release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky by the renown human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN in a letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari. The learned man, who also heads the legal team in defence of the Sheikh and the Islamic Movement, decried the continued incarceration of the Sheikh and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibraheem Zakzaky in spite of a subsisting valid Federal High Court judgement ordering their immediate release since December…

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Other zones of the #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 making progress

Other zones of the #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 making progress This years #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 from other zones are making some progress after the initial hitch experienced during the flag off of the trek in Kano. The Pambegua zone still kicked off as schedule despite the initial warning and threat of attack issued by the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasiru El-rufai that he will let loose hell if members of the IMN ever assemble or carry out any form of procession in the state. Thousands of adherents defied the odds and called…

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Court delivers judgement in “no case” submission in matter involving those arrested in Kaduna after Zaria massacre

The Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow deliver judgement in the “no case” submission put in by the defense lawyers in the matter involving those arrested in Kaduna after Zaria massacre. The case, which has dragged on for nearly two years now, involves those who were arrested on the 15th of December, 2015 in Kaduna during a procession condemning the brutal attacks in Zaria the week before and demanding the release of Sheikh Zakzaky arrested during the attacks. The prosecution reluctantly closed their case last month after presenting scores of…

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Presidential Investigation Panel: IMN withdraws participation as panel suffers credibility crisis

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria ( IMN) has announced the withdrawal of any further participation from the Presidential Investigation Panel on Military Human Right Violations due to “credibility crisis” the panel is facing. The credibility crisis became manifest when it could not independently handle petition brought to it by the leader of IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and had to rely on Nigerian authorities and security agencies to determine whether or not the petition by their victim should be entertained, where and how. At the same time, it was eager to…

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