Police Open Fire At Pro-Zakzaky Protestors

Police have opened fire on protestors in Kaduna injuring at least three people one of them critically according to reports from the scene. The shootings came as protestors marched in Kaduna to voice their opposition to the trial of the illegally detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky. Riot police used live bullets and tear gas to fire at the demonstrators who were marching peacefully. Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife were arraigned by the state High Court in Kaduna in May in the latest in…

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Court Sets July 31st For Ruling On No Case Submission In Respect Of Alleged Culpable Homicide Against Members Of The Islamic Movt

Today the Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Nyoms, sitting in Kaduna has set July 31st, 2018 for ruling on the “No case submission” posited by the defense lawyers in respect of an alleged culpable homicide against some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria arrested since December, 2015 following the brutal massacre of members of the Movement. This followed a very brief sitting today, during which counsels adopted their written submissions and responses in respect to the matter. The case, which involves over 90 of the members of…

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