Twitter Thread: #ZariaMassacre #MilitaryCoverup  Mass slaughter of hundreds of men, women and children by soldiers in Zaria and the attempted cover-up of the crime

1. Mass slaughter of hundreds of men, women and children by soldiers in Zaria and the attempted cover-up of this crime demonstrates an utter contempt for human life and accountability, said Amnesty International Thread by Adetutu Balogun @Tutsy22 Follow Read on Twitter 2. as it publishes evidence gathered on the ground revealing how the Nigerian military burned people alive, razed buildings and dumped victims’ bodies in mass graves. #ZariaMassacre #MilitaryCoverup 3. The true horror of what happened over those two days in Zaria is only now coming to light. Bodies…

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The only surviving son of Sheikh Zakzaky writes NBA, Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee again

The only surviving son of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Muhammad Ibrahim Zakzaky, has again written reminder letters to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, drawing their attention to the plight of his parents, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and Malama Zeenat Ibraheem Zakzaky, and calling on them to also help in enforcing the fundamental rights of the duo and to uphold punitive measures against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Malami Abubakar SAN for failing to enforce a…

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Fundamental Rights Case of IMN Members in Sokoto: Court Adjourns Sitting

The Federal High Court Sokoto has adjourned sitting for two weeks in the case of enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement, which came up for hearing today. Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria residing in Sokoto state had gone to the Federal High Court in Sokoto seeking for the enforcement of their Fundamental Rights and an order of perpetual injunction restraining government and security services in the state or their agents from any further harassments, molestations and violently attacking or arresting IMN members during…

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CJN reprimands Buhari to his face:  learn to obey court judgments and orders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, has strongly reprimanded President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday over the President’s now legendary serial disobedience of court orders. Justice Onnoghen reproached the President to his face at the opening session of the 2017 All Nigeria Judges’ conference . Justice Onnoghen told Buhari to learn from countries like Kenya and the United States where “Rule of Law in practice” was evident. He pointed out that in those two countries recently, their Presidents and government agencies clearly demonstrated the rule of law by…

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