2015 Zaria massacre: Kaduna High Court Delivers Judgement Today

Today, Thursday, 19/12/19  the Kaduna State High Court will deliver judgement in the “no-case” submission entered by the defence lawyers in the case filed by the Kaduna State government against the last batch of members of the Islamic Movement being detained since December 2015 following the heinous attacks by the Nigerian Army in Zaria. This will conclude the four-year legal battle, in which the Kaduna state government sued over 200 members of the Islamic Movement after the heinous Zaria genocide perpetrated by the Nigerian Army in December 2015 that led…

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ICC Investigation In Nigeria Now Inevitable, Further Delay A Waste Of Time – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International has come out to state the inevitability of investigating Nigeria by the ICC for the wide range of crimes against humanity, genocide against citizens and mass graves committed by some of its officials, describing any further delay as a waste of time considering the recent admission of the Office of the Prosecutor report that Nigeria has been unwilling to cooperate with the ICC in its investigations. Reacting to the publication of the annual report of the Prosecutor of the ICC on preliminary examinations,  which sets out the work…

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Buhari, Buratai, Elrufai Gather To Commemorate 4 Years Of Zaria Massacre

In what can be described as a marked show of defiance and impunity, the chief trio culprits behind the heinous crime of Zaria Massacre of December 2015, President Buhari, Governor Elrufai and Chief of Army Staff Buratai gathered in Kaduna to mark four years of their success in mass murder of over a thousand Nigerian citizens and mass grave burial. Elrufai even brazenly hailed the role specifically played by General Buratai in the extrajudicial killing at night of unarmed women, children and men in their residence, in what he called…

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Sheikh Zakzaky To Return To Court December 5

A date has been fixed for the return to court of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife for continuation of their case. Thursday December 5 is the new date. This is the first time since the botched assassination attempt of the ailing Sheikh in India by operatives of the NIA that the Sheikh will be appearing in court. It will be recalled that a Kaduna high court had granted Sheikh Zakzaky a leave to seek medical attention in India. That opportunity however was used by the Nigerian government to make…

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Turkey, Buhari’s Complicity In Boko Haram Genocide Exposed

The complicity of the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari in Boko Haram attacks has once again been exposed in a feature program by the CBN Satellite Television cable station through a complex secret connection that involves Turkey supplying weapons to Boko Haram with the approval of the Nigeria government. This is coming as it is becoming increasingly clear that the Nigerian President is plotting a third term agenda and the thug leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has resurfaced and has started issuing videos with threats of violence. Shekau has reportedly…

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Video: Chief Imam Of National Mosque Spills The Beans About Saudi-Aided Nigerian Govt War Against Shi’ites

The Chief Imam of the National mosque in Abuja, Professor Ibrahim Ahmed Maqari has divulged, for the first time, that the Saudi Arabian government has a pact with the Nigerian counterpart being led by Muhammadu Buhari to wage a war against Shi’ah and Sufi Islam. This is in agreement with a similar disclosure last year April, when the Saudi Crown Prince told the American Times magazine that they were responsible for the Nigerian government’s attack on the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and the continued detention of its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim…

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Falana Reacts To DSS: They Ought To Have Put The Record Straight In Proper Context

The renown Human Rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who is also the solicitor to two of the high profile detainees being held by the DSS in contempt of several court orders has reacted swiftly to the statement issued by the secret service that the detainees preferred to be with them. In a statement, Falana (SAN) said the DSS ought to have put their records straight and in context, pointing out that the Secret Service had issued three contradictory reasons for refusing to comply with court orders to release…

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Buhari Booed, Jeered In London As He Ran Into “OccupyBuhari” Protests

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was yesterday booed and jeered as he ran into the earlier scheduled “OccupyBuhari” protest that was ongoing in front of the Nigeria House in London, where he had gone for a private visit. The protest was earlier called by a coalition of groups including the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the Islamic Human Rights Commission of London and the Islamic Initiative for Human Rights Protection. Other groups that jointly organized the protest include Concerned Citizens, Afenifere UK, IPOB and the Free…

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Additional Worshipper Killed By Police In Kaduna As He Marks Maulid

This evening, an additional worshipper, Aliyu Nasir, has been shot dead by Nigerian police in Kaduna while marking the Maulud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet (S). This brings to at least two, the number of people killed today in Kaduna state while celebrating the Maulud. Earlier today, police had killed Muhammad Salisu in Zaria in similar circumstances.

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Casualties Recorded In Zaria As Police Open Fire On Maulud Anniversary

At least four worshippers were shot and variously injured this morning as a contingent of the Nigerian Police in Zaria indiscriminately opened fire at worshippers celebrating the Annual Maulud event marking the birthday of the Prophet (S). The police, who arrived as the closing prayers were being offered, opened fire at pointblank range without warning and hurriedly ran into their vehicles and left the scene. A very colourful Maulud procession that preceded that had ended peacefully without an incident.

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