Daily Sit Out Extends To Justice Ministry

For the second time since the commencement of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out at the Unity Fountain in Abuja by the coalition of groups led by the Concerned Nigerians some 22 days ago, the event extended beyond the venue. This time around, it transformed into a free Zakzaky procession that went to the Federal Ministry of Justice to deliver a list of complaints and demands to the Federal Attorney General (AGF). In an orderly manner, the protest march left the unity fountain and proceeded to the Justice Ministry, with…

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Shiites Vs El-Rufai Case On Proscription: Case Adjourned At Instance Of DSS, Kaduna Govt

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has adjourned hearing on the case of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (a.k.a Shitties) against the Kaduna State government contesting the government’s ban of the body in the state to March 22, 2018. Presiding Judge, Justice A. Shuiabu said the adjournment became necessary to enable counsels to the state government and the Directorate of State Security (DSS) prepare their final affidavit. Counsel to IMN, Barrister A. U Ajodo stated that the counsels to the government and DSS submitted their response to the case…

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Fundamental Rights: FHC Kaduna Adjourns Sitting

The Federal High Court in Kaduna has adjourned sitting in the case of the enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to 22nd March, 2018 for hearing. At the resumed sitting today, the trial judge frowned at the absence of the seventh and eighth defendants to the case even when it was clear they have been clearly served. “They can’t drag the case back,” he said. “If they like let them not make an appearance. I will continue the case and give my judgement.”…

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