Fundamental Rights: Technicalities Yet Again Stalls Proceedings At FHC Kaduna

Technicalities has yet again stalled sitting of the Federal High Court in Kaduna at the resumed sitting today in the case of the enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, and had to adjourn sitting  to 21st June, 2018. When the matter came up today, it was for adoption of written addresses and processes. However, the issues and arguments that characterized the previous sitting once again cropped up, as the counsel to the eighth respondent, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), sought to use technicalities…

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Behold King Buhari – The President With The Sadim Touch

As Muhammadu Buhari enters his last year as Nigeria’s President, he portrays a picture of a king with the Sadim Touch. A story is told of an old King Sadim, who everything he touches turns to sh*t! Very much unlike Midas, who was granted the “Golden Touch” from the god Dionysus. King Sadim, was given the sh*tty touch. Everything he touched turned to sh*t. Bad for everybody around him. Well Nigerian President, Buhari has a ‘touch’ of his own. It isn’t any different from that of King Sadim – the “Sadim…

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US Faults FG On Soldiers Indicted In Army, Shi’ttes’ Clash

The United States on Tuesday noted that there was no record that the Nigerian or military authorities had demanded accountability from the soldiers implicated in the December 2015 clash between the Army and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria led by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The US stated this in the International Religious Freedom Report for 2017 released by the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour. The report also noted that the Nigerian government continued to hold El-Zakzaky and restrict the free movement and association of his…

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Three Years On: Buhari Has Failed Is The Unanimous Judgement

The general opinion across board is that Buhari is incompetent and clueless about how to properly guide this nation out of its numerous troubles. Others opined that Buhari has lost his integrity, while others hold the opinion that he has squandered the enormous goodwill that brought him to power with a landslide. The man who assured us he will not visit foreign hospitals before his election but spent over a sixth of his tenure in a foreign hospital cannot be a man of integrity. A man who maintained an attitude…

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Lawyers Granted Rare Access To Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife

The team of lawyers standing for Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky were this evening granted a rare access to their client, only for the third time ever in the nearly two and half years of his incarceration. Led by the lead counsel, Chief Femi Falana SAN, the brief meeting was held at the Kaduna headquarters of the State Security Service, with Barr Maxwell Kyon, esq also in attendance. The meeting discussed crucial matters relating to the legal cases and the way forward. It will be recalled that the Sheikh and three others…

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El-Rufai Vs Shi’ites: No Evidence To Show Our Clients Committed Offence – Defence ; We Have enough evidence – Prosecution

While the defence counsel in the suit filed by the Kaduna State Government against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites, expressed doubts that evidence has been tendered in court to link their clients with murder of Corporal Dan Kaduna, the prosecution thinks otherwise. This followed the continuation of hearing in the matter before Justice Gwadah in the Kaduna State High Court 9 on Monday. Counsel to the defendants, led by Barrister Maxwell Kyon in an interview outside the court after cross examining PW 26 said that…

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Activities, Venues, Dress Codes For Today’s Nigeria Mourns

As Nigerians are set to mourn fellow citizens who have been victims of violent killings in the country later today Monday the 28th of May 2018, the venues, dress codes and a wide range of activities have been earmarked for the solemn event. Some of the selected venues picked in some states in Nigeria to remember those whose blood was needlessly and violently shed across the states include: 1. Abuja Unity Fountain 2. Lagos A. Allen Roundabout Ikeja B.Lekki side, Lekki Ikoyi Bridge, Lekki C. Olokun Hall Ishaga, Isolo D.…

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Islamic Movement Mourns Victims Of Violent Killings In Nigeria

As part of the alliance marking Monday the 28th of May, 2018 as a National Day of Mourning of violent killings in Nigeria, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has completed plans to mourn the day with others. A notice to that effect was circulated late Friday by the #FreeZakzaky Campaign Committee. The notice is inviting the generality of Nigerian citizens, including those in the diaspora and all people of conscience across the globe, to join the various activities and events earmarked for the day everywhere they are. According to the…

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Islamic Movement Completes Plans To Mark This Year’s International Quds Day

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has completed plans to mark the World in marking the International Quds Day which is scheduled to be held on the last Friday of the month of Ramadan, which corresponds with 8th June, 2018. This year’s event is coming up at a time when Palestinians are facing catastrophic suffering from the Zionist entity. The day will be marked by the Islamic Movement in Abuja and all towns and villages across the country in ways never before seen. Details of the event’s program will be communicated…

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