SERAP Drags FG To UN Over El-Zakzaky, Dasuki

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations over the detention of leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, as well as the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd). In a statement by SERAP Deputy Director, Timothy Adewale, the organisation accused the Federal Government of disobeying court orders The petition was dated May 11, 2018, and addressed to UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers, Mr Diego Garcia-Sayan. El-Zakzaky was detained after members of…

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AMBASSADOR CAMPBELL: We Are Poles Apart From Boko Haram!

The attention of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has been drawn to a piece titled, “Nigeria’s Treatment of Shia Minority Recalls That of Boko Haram,” written by a former American Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, posted on the website of the American think-tank organisation, the Council on Foreign Relations, which gained wide coverage in Nigeria’s media. The former Ambassador drew similarities between the dreaded Boko Haram and the Islamic Movement, under the able leadership of our illegally detained Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. The need to issue this press statement becomes…

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