Islamic Movement Flays Yobe Police Commissioner Over Malicious Statement

The media early in the week reported the Yobe state Comissioner of Police alleging that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly called Shi’ites, plan to relocate its national headquarters to Potiskum in Yobe state. Sequel to this development the Islamic Movement has decried the statements accredited to him, describing it as outrageous lies. This is contained in a press statement issued by the President Media Forum of the Movement, Ibrahim Musa on Tuesday 13th November, 2018. Below is the press statement in full: *RE: Shi’ites Plan Moving National Headquarters To…

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Why Justice Kurada Refused Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife Bail

More facts have emerged as to the reasons why the Kaduna High Court, presided by Justice Gideon Isa Kurada refused to grant Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife bail last week. The court sitting last Wednesday denied the bail application filed by the counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Justice  Kurada, while agreeing that the defense counsels showed exceptional circumstances in that they established that the ailing Sheikh had been held for over two years without trial, they have failed to establish that the Sheikh and his wife are…

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NHRC Replies Falana On Illegal Killing Of 492 Shiites: “Your Complaint Is Receiving Attention”

The National Human Rights Commission has written a reply to Barrister Femi Falana, SAN on his letter of request for the investigation of the illegal killing of at least 492 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the Nigerian Army and Police between 2014 and 2018, stating that the complaint is receiving attention. You will be informed of the outcome of our investigation on the matter in due course. The reply referenced C/2017/075/HQ, dated 7th November 2018 and signed by Valerie .U. Duruh of the Civil and Political Rights Department…

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“Disobedience to court order is corruption itself”, says Gummi

The Emir of Gummi, Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi (rtd.), says refusal to obey a court order is another form of corruption, noting that government must exemplify the change it promised before expecting citizens to follow suit. He said disrespect for the rule of law, bad governance, disobedience to court orders, non- compliance with electoral regulations by political parties, godfathers hijacking the electoral process and dwindling confidence in the justice system posed threats to Nigeria’s democracy. The monarch, who was the keynote speaker at the Barewa Old Boys Association annual lecture,…

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New York, Istanbul Agog For Free Zakzaky

The cities of New York in the USA and Istanbul in Turkey were brought to life with momentous free Zakzaky processions. Pictures of the protests organised in New York, USA and Istanbul, Turkey demanding immediate release of Sheikh Zakzaky, his wife and hundreds of people detained by Nigerian Government can be seen here:

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Who Is Investigating The Mass Graves Found In Kaduna?

Mass graves were reported found in Kaduna, location of the recent military action against the Islamic Movement. On February 6th “activists” found a mass burial ground at Mando Kaduna cemetery along the Birnin Gwari road near Hajj camp, that had been ploughed by caterpillars. They said it contained some of the bodies of movement victims that had been killed by what has been regarded as an overhanded military “honour killing” reaction. When mass graves are found, it is a humanitarian alarm and trigger for immediate investigation. But frankly, who will…

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Falana Issues Seven-day Ultimatum over Killing of 492 Shiites by Army, Police

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has condemned the killing of 492 Shiites by officers of the Nigeria Army and Nigeria Police Force (NPF) from 2014 to 2018, and called for investigation into the killings. In a letter addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Falana handed down a seven-day ultimatum to the authorities to investigate the killings or face the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). “In order to restrain the heads of the Nigeria Army, Nigeria Police Force…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Deserves Freedom Not Lavish Feeding

Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has fraudulently claimed that the Buhari regime spends 3.5 million Naira monthly or N115,000 daily as feeding expenses on the illegally detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. He made the claim on Wednesday, the same day a Kaduna court denied the Sheikh bail in a video that has gone viral, while addressing some journalists. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria believes that this is part of the grand deception of this administration to present a “human face” after it brutally slaughtered…

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Nigerians Make A Mockery Of Lai’s N3.5m Sheikh Zakzaky Feeding Gaffe

STRANGE: Nigerian govt can’t pay N30k minimum wage, but spends ‘N3.5m monthly to feed Zakzaky’ Nigerian government is spending N3.5 million every month to feed the incarcerated leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has claimed in a viral video. This means that the government is spending N115,000 daily to feed cleric, whose followers are being killed by the Nigerian security forces during their constant protests calling for his release. The minister’s claim has drawn criticisms and jibes against the government by…

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