We Are The Heroes Of This Nation, Sheikh Zakzaky Declares

“We are heroes in this country,” the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has publicly declared, noting that the basic difference between Nigerian leaders and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, is 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 in the society, they…

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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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Throwback: Falana Calls For Prosecution Of Soldiers Who Engaged In Brutal Zaria Massacre Of Dec 2015

The renown human rights lawyer and solicitor to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Chief Femi Falana, SAN, had called on the Kaduna state Attorney-General and Commissioner of justice to prosecute all the military men that engaged in the brutal massacre of at least 347 members (by the government’s own admission) of the Islamic Movement extra judicially in December, 2015 and buried them hurriedly in mass grave. This was contained in a letter he sent to the Commissioner of Justice of Kaduna state dated 18th July, 2016. Quoting the Commissioner who…

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What Sheikh Zakzaky Told Late Kyari During Condolence Visit In 2014

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, had spelt out the modus operandi of the Movement to the late CoS to the President, Abba Kyari, when the later paid him a condolence visit in 2014 on the ocassion of the death of his 3 sons killed during the Jonathan’s government. Sheikh Zakzaky said, while welcoming the delegation including the late Kyari, that all he does is to preach with wisdom and self-restraint, and not to use guns. “We only preach. When it comes to preaching, that’s…

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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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IMN Marks Anniversary Of Free Zakzaky Judgment With A Roundtable With CSOs, Activists

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria marked the first year anniversary of the landmark judgement of the Abuja Federal High Court that ruled as unconstitutional the continued detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and consequently ordered his release with a roundtable meeting with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Human Rights activists, Lawyers and selected Journalists in Abuja, which resulted in the very successful Sitout in the Heart of Abuja that lasted nearly 100 days before the government could no longer bear it. The roundtable, which was held on Saturday, 2nd December 2017, had…

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September 12 To December 12: The Embers Of Tyranny 1

It was on a day like this in 1996, when perhaps the seed of brazen abuse of rights of Sheikh Zakzaky and other members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was again clearly demonstrated by the brutal might of state apparatus. On that day, in the early hours of the day, well armed is security forces, using the cover of darkness of early dawn, several trucks and armoured personnel Carriers had laid a siege of Sheikh Zakzaky’s house, then situated in Kwarbai quatres of Zaria city, just behind the Emir’s…

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Terrorism In The World Today – By Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky

Being a contribution to a Seminar some years back So if we define terrorism as the use of violence in order to achieve a political objective, then we might say, for sure that the worst terrorists on earth today are the Government of the United States, and the Government of Israel which was established by terrorism, maintained by terrorism, surviving by terrorism and they are terrorists… Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi ta’ala wa bara katuhu. Well I have no paper to present. I also wish I have been here earlier to…

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Flashback: Interview With The Eldest Of Sheikh Zakzaky’s Brothers (Translated)

In this flashback, we reproduce an interview held with Sheikh Abdulkadir Yaqoub Ali, the eldest of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky’s brothers, conducted by Haruna Shelleng and Aliyu Saleh of ALMIZAN Newspaper, held on Tuesday, 26/04/2016 (four months after the Zaria massacre) at his residence in Zaria. Sheikh Abdulkadir expressed his deep concern over the massacre by the army, which resulted in the extrajudicial killing of many people, including his seven children and one sibling. This interview, as transcribed by Aliyu Saleh and translated by our Editor, is being reproduced in view…

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Genocide Memorial: July 25, 2014, The First Brutal Military Attack On Islamic Movt In Zaria

In memory of the Nigerian army attacks of July 25, 2014, in which 34 members of the Islamic Movement were killed in cold blood in Zaria, including 3 sons of Sheikh Zakzaky and an Igbo man, we recount how it all started, which with the benefit of hindsight now, appears to have been a rehearsal of the ultimate. Background: A group of soldiers led by one Lt. Col. Oku opened fire at members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on 25th of July 2014 while the latter was in a…

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