Edochie’s ignominious role in Fatal Arrogance indefensible

Our attention has been drawn to a-12-minute video clip by the Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie on his Facebook page, as he laboured to explain his role in the Nigerian army sponsored film, “Fatal Arrogance.” We find his explanations inexplicable, his reasons flawed and his excuses unimpressive, irrational, and at best absurd. Firstly, any serious artist worth the name must, first of all, undertake some kind of serious research to get the facts of any script brought to him right. This must be done through intense reading of the literature and…

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Zakzaky Foundation South Africa Condemns Brutalities Against Ashura Mourners In Nigeria

The South Africa-based Zakzaky Foundation has issued a strongly worded statement condemning the recent brutalities perpetuated by government against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during Ashura mourning rituals. In the statement dated 2nd September 2020 signed by Rosheni Khaled,the Foundations Secretary-General, the Foundation noted that the “Saudi backed Buhari regime have intensified its several abuses and human rights violations upon the Islamic Movement in Nigeria this Muharram.” these attacks have intensified. The Foundation therefore called on the International community to hold the rogue Buhari regime accountable for the…

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Another Victim Of Last Weekend’s Police Shooting Dies In Kaduna

The death has just occurred this evening of yet another Victim of Police brutality of last Sunday in Kaduna during the Ashura mourning procession, Muhammad Sani. Until his demise, he was one of the dozens of victims of Police brutality who sustained and was nursing injuries in Kaduna. Muhammad Sani was shot at the chest and the thigh and was admitted in a hospital before he lost the battle to maintain his earthly life and attain victory through martyrdom.

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80-Year-Old Holds Free Zakzaky Poster Around Buhari’s Daura Streets As He Joins Procession

This year’s Ashura procession in Daura, the hometown of President Buhari, was uniquely enlightened with the participation of elderly men, including an 80-year-old Malam Sani Liman Dattijo, who held high a free-Zakzaky poster as they traversed the nook and crannies of the town. Malam Sani, who identified himself as a member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a very strong supporter of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, said he decided to join the procession to add his voice to the Free Zakzaky campaign. He said that Buhari is only oppressing Sheikh…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Releases Some Faces of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again published an e-photo album of the faces of some victims of Enforced Disappearances since that heinous Zaria genocide of December 2015 by the Buhari government. Many of these people are believed to be held in secret underground cells and detention centres across the country, but some might have been part of those who were hurriedly secretly buried in a mass shallow grave in Mando in the outskirt of Kaduna and elsewhere. As the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda said, “the crime of enforced disappearance…

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