Oyetakin Describes Police Action Today As Shameful, Unwarranted, Gross Irresponsibility, Highly Condemnable

“The Police engagement of the Shia Islamic Movement today is shameful, unwarranted, gross irresponsibility and highly condemnable.” This was how the Chief of Anti corruption Network, Chief Ebenezer Oyetakin described the police action today in attacking a free Zakzaky campaign. “For more than a month, this Shiit Islamic Movement has been observing their protest( seat-out-protest ) without molesting anybody, but rightly demanding the release of theirl eader: Sheikh Zakzaky in accordance with the Law. If there is any violence today, it is in my opinion provoked by overzealous security forces…

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Islamic Movement Issue A Statement, Explain Happenings Today

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has issued a statement explaining what happened in Abuja today. The statement is given below: PRESS STATEMENT We Condemn the Police Attack on Our Peaceful Procession in Abuja The Nigerian police today opened fire on peaceful Free Zakzaky protesters, killing at least one and injuring many others. It all started in the afternoon after the police laid siege on the venue of Free Zakzaky sit out, Unity Fountain. The peaceful protest march was then started with the intent of reaching the offices of National Human…

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Deji Released Again On Bail

Reports from Abuja indicate that the Convener of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out, Prince Deji Adeyanju has been released yet again on bail. He was earlier arrested on the orders of IG of police when he presented to the force headquarters as requested of him after release from a much earlier arrest on Friday. It remains to be seen what next for the intolerant regime of Buhari.

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Concerned Nigerians Demands for Deji Release, Condemns Police clampdown on Free Zakzaky Protestors

In a statement issued by the National Publicity of the Concerned Nigerians, Mr Theophilus Abu Agada, the group calls for the immediate release of its Convener, Prince Deji Adeyanju, who was arrested on the orders of the IGP earlier today. The statement also condemned the aggression on the members of the Islamic Movement, who were demanding for the release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. Read the statement: Concerned Nigerians group calls for the release of their Convener Deji Adeyanju, condemns Police clampdown on Shia Protestors We condemn the illegal detention of…

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Prince Deji Detained Once Again By IGP

The convener of Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out campaign, Deji Adeyanju has been once again detained on the orders of the Inspector General of Police. Deji was arrested and detained last Friday by the Abuja Police Commissioner as the police tried to forcibly stop the daily sit out campaign at the Unity Fountain, Abuja. In his short stay then, he was told that the government was uncomfortable with the free Zakzaky sit out and must desist or face serious consequences. He was also told to report this Monday. Some members…

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Update: Number Of Persons Arrested In Abuja Following Free Zakzaky Protest Over 230

We have confirmed massive arrest of persons today in Abuja following a Free Zakzaky protest numbering over 230. Many of them are having injuries following police aggression using live ammunition and teargas on a group of peaceful marchers. The police in Abuja are hell bent on forcibly stopping our legitimate campaign for the government to obey the orders of its courts by freeing Sheikh Zakzaky. Last week, the authorities used combat ready policemen to forcibly stop the daily free Zakzaky sit out at the Unity Fountain and also arbitrarily detained…

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Police Open Fire On Free Zakzaky Protesters In Abuja

Reports reaching us from Abuja indicate that Police today opened fire on Free Zakzaky protesters, killing at least one and injuring two others. Details are not yet clear and we are making frantic efforts at getting the the details. Since last Friday the police has been poised at killing when they took over the Unity fountain venue of the Daily Free Zakzaky Sit Out, which held peacefully for over 80 consecutive days. The convener of the Sit Out, Prince Deji Adeyanju was momentarily detained and was freed only after being…

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Widespread Free Zakzaky Protest Held Across The World

It was protest galore worldwide as activists, groups and organizations staged a Global Free Zakzaky protests as scheduled on Sunday 15th April 2018. The Global Protests was called by the Global Islamic Movement to coincide with a hundred days of continuous Free Zakzaky protests in Nigeria demanding the immediate release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The protests held in Turkey, Switzerland, Pakistan and Britain among other places. One form of protest or the other has become virtually a daily occurrence in Nigeria, especially…

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Buhari Police Occupy Unity Fountain

Nigerian Police in Abuja have taken over the Unity Fountain located in the central part of the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja. This followed a decision ‘from the top’ to ban all forms of protests at the location as mentioned by a police commissioner leading the team. Earlier on Friday the police forcefully stopped a sit-out protest organised by Concerned Nigerians group lead by Deji Adeyanju calling on the Nigerian government to obey court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky from illegal…

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