Other zones of the #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 making progress

Other zones of the #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 making progress This years #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 from other zones are making some progress after the initial hitch experienced during the flag off of the trek in Kano. The Pambegua zone still kicked off as schedule despite the initial warning and threat of attack issued by the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasiru El-rufai that he will let loose hell if members of the IMN ever assemble or carry out any form of procession in the state. Thousands of adherents defied the odds and called…

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Court delivers judgement in “no case” submission in matter involving those arrested in Kaduna after Zaria massacre

The Kaduna State High Court will tomorrow deliver judgement in the “no case” submission put in by the defense lawyers in the matter involving those arrested in Kaduna after Zaria massacre. The case, which has dragged on for nearly two years now, involves those who were arrested on the 15th of December, 2015 in Kaduna during a procession condemning the brutal attacks in Zaria the week before and demanding the release of Sheikh Zakzaky arrested during the attacks. The prosecution reluctantly closed their case last month after presenting scores of…

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Presidential Investigation Panel: IMN withdraws participation as panel suffers credibility crisis

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria ( IMN) has announced the withdrawal of any further participation from the Presidential Investigation Panel on Military Human Right Violations due to “credibility crisis” the panel is facing. The credibility crisis became manifest when it could not independently handle petition brought to it by the leader of IMN, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and had to rely on Nigerian authorities and security agencies to determine whether or not the petition by their victim should be entertained, where and how. At the same time, it was eager to…

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Sheikh Zakzaky refuses secret testimony after meeting with Presidential Investigation Panel today

Sheikh Zakzaky refused giving testimony in camera after meeting with Presidential Investigation Panel today The Presidential Investigative Panel looking into the Human Rights abuses by the Military today Tuesday November 7th visited Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky with the intention of taking his testimony in secret. This was coming a day earlier than the date given by the Panel that the testimony would be taken. It was not clear why the sudden change of date, but the Panel said it was necessitated by the need to wind up their sittings by Wednesday…

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Uncertainty beclouds appearance of Sheikh Zakzaky before Presidential Investigative Panel

There appears to be so much uncertainty concerning the appearance of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky before the Presidential Investigation Panel looking into human rights abuses by the military. The Sheikh, who was initially scheduled to make presentation between 30th October and 3rd November, had to have the presentation shifted to Wednesday 8th November. However, submitted a memo on behalf of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and other members killed or maimed in the atrocious attack by the Military in December 2015.

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PRESS RELEASE – Nigeria: Authorities continue crackdown on IMN activities

IHRC condemns in the strongest possible terms this attempt to shift the blame from the perpetrators of the violence to the victims From: Islamic Human Rights Commission 7 November 2017 PRESS RELEASE – Nigeria: Authorities continue crackdown on IMN activities Authorities in Nigeria have continued to clamp down on activities associated with the Islamic Movement of Nigeria after an attack on one of the group’s processions at the weekend resulted in the killings of at least four innocent people. The governor of the state of Kaduna, which last year banned…

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Elrufai is poised to further shed blood of #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 mourners

The Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-rufai has concluded plans to shed the blood of mourners taking part in the solemn religious rite of  #ArbaeenTrekNigeria 🇳🇬 2017 in the state if what he circulated through one of his media aides, Samuel Aruwan late Monday is to go by. Mr. El-rufai, not to be outdone by the massive bloodletting in Kano by the police on the orders of his counterpart there, has similarly alerted the security agencies to pounce mercilessly on the religious minority group, which he pretentiously declared “unlawful society.” According to the…

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