Buhari, Bin Salman Agree To Covertly Partner Against Islamic Movement, Sheikh Zakzaky

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Riyadh accepted an invitation from the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the establishment of Nigeria- Saudi Council to covertly fight Islamic Movement and the Shi’ah in the name of promoting investments and enhancing relations between both countries. The decision was the highpoint of a secret bilateral meeting between the Nigerian leader and the Crown Prince, which took place on the margins of the so-called Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference, Garba Shehu, Buhari’s spokesman said in a statement Thursday from Riyadh. The meeting was…

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Amnesty Says It Has Evidence Nigerian Govt Shot, Killed Shi’ites Using Automatic Firearms

International human rights organisation, Amnesty International, says it has evidence the Nigerian Government used automatic firearms on unarmed protesters leading to at least 39 deaths. AI in a series of tweets on Tuesday the organisation, said the failure of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to investigate the Zaria and Abuja massacre of Shiites from 2015 – 2018, continues to fuel gross human rights violations of the Islamic sect. It reads, “Amnesty International has evidence that Nigerian military used automatic firearms during IMN protests a year ago in which at least…

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Kaduna High Court Discharges 9 After 3 Years Incarceration

The Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Nyoms has discharged and acquitted 9 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria who were arrested exactly three years ago while on their way to attend the Islamic Religious rite of Ashura mourning session in Kaduna. All the nine, including two women, stood trial in the Kaduna State High Court since September 2016. They were accused of being members of the Islamic Movement, unlawful assembly and intent to disturb the public among others. In his judgment, Justice Nyoms, said the prosecution didn’t…

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Kaduna High Court To Deliver Judgement Wednesday After 3 Years In Case Of Alleged Membership Of “Unlawful Society”

The Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Nyoms has fixed tomorrow, Wednesday 11 October 2019 for delivering judgment in the case involving 9 people arrested exactly three years ago on their road to attend the Islamic Religious rite of Ashura mourning session in Kaduna and accused of being members of the Islamic Movement. Six of these are still in Kaduna Prison, including Mal. Ahmad Abubakar, Mal. Mansur Ahmad Karofi, Mal. Hasan Muhammad, Mal. Bilal Abubakar, Mal. Abubakar Sale Mustapha and Mal. Usman Sale Mustapha. Three others, including two women,…

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President Accuses SAUDI ARABIA, QATAR of Sponsoring BOKO HARAM

Former president of Benin Republic, Nicephore Soglo, has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of funding Boko Haram. Soglo, who spoke at the constitutional term limits summit in Naimey, Niger Republic, said Africans must stand united to solve their own problems. “Boko Haram is funded by our friends from Saudi Arabia and our friends from Qatar. Are we friends or not? Let’s tell ourselves the truth,” the President said. “We have to stand together. I’m optimistic we are going to win if we stand together,” Soglo said. This has long being…

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