Islamic Human Rights In London Issue A Press Release Over Deji’s Arrest

The London based Rights group, Islamic Human Rights Commission this afternoon issued a a press statement over the reported arbitrary arrest of the convener of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out in Abuja, Prince Deji Adeyanju by the Police Commissioner. The full text of the statement is provided below: PRESS RELEASE – Abuja, Nigeria: Police arrest convener of pro-Zakzaky sit-in Police have arrested the convener of the daily Free Zakzaky sit-in protest in the Nigerian capital after putting on an intimidating show of force this afternoon.Prince Deji Adeyanju was arrested…

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Breaking: Deji Arrested After Police Dispersed Sit Out

A new twist of events saw the arrest of the convener of the daily free Zakzaky Sit Out in Abuja, Prince Deji Adeyanju after fully armed police used tear gas to disperse people at the Unity Fountain. It is not clear yet where the FCT police Commissioner took Deji to having personally supervised today’s attack and arrest.

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Breaking: Police Set To Attack Daily Sit Out In Abuja

Reports coming in from the Unity Fountain in Abuja, venue of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out by a coalition of groups led by the concerned Nigerians indicate that the Nigerian Police has deployed heavily armed police and vehicles in an attempt to stop the rally that has held peacefully for 86 days prior to today.

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Abuja Stands Still For Zakzaky, Martyrs

Abuja, the nation’s capital on Thursday stood still as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria honoured their martyred members with a peaceful rally and procession to demand for the immediate release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The protest, which was attended by thousands of members and supporters of the Movement, led to a heavy traffic gridlock along the ever busy Central Business Area. The procession was preceded by the usual daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out at the popular Unity Fountain and a huge rally for their fallen heroes,…

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Oyetakin Raps Govt Over Irresponsible Detention Of Sheikh Zakzaky At Sit Out

The continued detention of Sheikh Zakzaky after an unjustifiable brutal attacks on his compound in December 2015, has been described as grossly irresponsible by the anti-corruption activist, Honourable Ebenezer Oyetakin at the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out today at the Unity Fountain in Abuja. Honourable Oyetakin was addressing the huge audience at the Unity Fountain during the 86th day of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out campaign. Oyetakin was one of the speakers at the special Sit Out, which also doubled as the Martyrs Day, in honour of the nearly…

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Colossal Impunity Must End In Nigeria -Falana

The popular human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN Femi Falana says colossal Impunity must end in Nigeria. He made the remark while addressing a mammoth gathering of Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria,IMN staging a rally at the premises of the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja. Falana called on the Nigerian government to end impunity as it violates the tenets of democracy and portrays the government in bad light. He expressed gratitude to have found time to add his weight to the protest calling for…

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FG Jitters Before ICC Over Zakzaky, Seeks Concessions

The Federal Government has become very jittery over the tremendous progress that has been made by the ICC in the issue of the Zaria massacre and the continued detention without charges of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The Buhari government is particularly worried that the International Criminal Court is unrelenting in pursuing the case and seven others against Nigeria. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubabakar Malami (SAN) on Thursday shivered while playing host to the newly elected President of…

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