Security, Safety of Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife Must Be Guaranteed – Islamic Movt Demands From FG

Credible reports emanating from the Kaduna Correctional Center, where the government is wrongly detaining Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife has reached the Islamic Movement in Nigeria of a turmoil leading to the opening of fire and blocking of all access roads to the Center. We are rightly concerned about these developments and we strongly call on all relevant authorities to ensure that the security and safety of the Sheikh and his wife are guaranteed. We would hold the federal government responsible for any harm to them. It is the responsibility…

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El-Rufai Begins Rehabilitation Of Ally In Crime, ex-Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has commenced the process of rehabilitating the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, with his appointment into the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) board within hours after he was removed as Emir of Kano. Both the governor and the ex-Emir are implicated in the heinous Zaria massacre that claimed the lives of over a thousand lives in a single weekend in 2015. While the killings and the subsequent attempts at hiding the extent of lives lost through secret mass burial were directly supervised…

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Police, Not Shi’ites Killed Journalist, Senator Abba Moro Petitions Senate

The Senate on today received a petition over the killing of a Journalist assigned to cover a protest in Abuja allegedly by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The petition, which was brought to the floor during the start of plenary by Senator Abba Moro (PDP – Benue South), was referred by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. The lawmaker, who came under a point of order, said the Journalist, Alex Ogbu, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, was shot on the head…

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Uncouth Attacks On Islamic Movt Not Sufficient To Save Sanusi’s Crown This Time

Clearly the uncouth attacks on Shia Islam in general and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in particular was this time not sufficient to save the just dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido from humiliation and abasement by those he tried to impress by attacking the Movement anytime he tries to save his reign on the hitherto vast Kano domain. His frequent gush of fury and vitriol against Shi’ah and the Islamic Movement and its leadership could not pacify Ganduje, as the Kano state governor dethroned him and smoked the palace…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Joins Others To Mark International Women’s Day In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement on a day like today the 8th of March, last year, joined several other groups to mark the International Women’s Day in Abuja with a protest, as last year the day coincided with the auspicious birthday of the leader of women, Sayyedah Fatima (AS), the daughter of Prophet (S). The protest march was organized by a coalition of groups, including the Coalition in Defence of Nigeria Democracy and Constitution, Bring back our girls movement and the Concerned Nigerians among several others. Members of the Islamic…

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Abba Kyari, Not Buhari, Approved It, Islamic Movt Faults Proscription

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has seriously faulted its proscription on the basis that the law was even never followed as it was not approved by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court in Abuja issued the proscription against the Islamic Movement on July 26, 2019,  relying on a memo by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, claiming to have conveyed the presidential approval for the proscription application to the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mogunno. The legal team of…

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“We’re Heroes Of This Nation – You Seek To Kill, We Seek To Save Lives” Sheikh Zakzaky Declares

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has publicly declared the basic difference between Nigerian leaders and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, when he observed that while Nigerian leaders always seek to kill people, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria are always striving to save the souls of Nigerians. We are the heroes of this nation,” he declared. Sheikh Zakzaky challenged the leaders that if they want to show how good they are to the society, they should carry out services that will…

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Emulate Shi’ites In Being Self-sufficient, Gov Masari Counsels Religious Groups

Other religious Sunni groups in Nigeria have been advised to emulate the Shi’ites in Nigeria in being self-sufficient and reliant on themselves only. This advice was given by the Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari while addressing a group of Sunni scholars last week. Masari, who decried the beggarly attitude of these Sunni groups, noted that, “each day, we get up to 20 or more requests of financial assistance from one Sunni organization or the other.” He wondered why they would not be making use of their touted numerical strength to…

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One Martyred As Police Unleash Fury At Kaduna Free Zakzaky Procession

Hell was let loose this evening in Kaduna as Nigerian police unleashed some fury lasting almost an hour as members of the Islamic Movement were concluding a Free Zakzaky protest in Kaduna, which resulted in the death of one while many sustained severe injuries of varying degrees. The police arrived the place as the protesters were offering the closing prayers having peacefully matched demanding the release of Sheikh Zakzaky. Thugs wielding very dangerous weapons accompanied the police and assisted them with battering the protesters before arrest was effected by the…

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Counsel Demands Compensation As Court Frees 91 IMN Members In Kaduna

Following the discharge and acquittal of 91 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites by Justice Hajaratu Gwada of a Kaduna High Court on Friday,  their counsel, Barrister Maxwell Kyon has called on the Kaduna State Government to provide succour to those released by way of rehabilitating them. He gave the charge on Friday at a press briefing held at his chambers conference centre. “The government should engage with us and come out with a figure as compensation for those whose four years in detention…

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