Damn, that was depressing! Nigerians React To Nigerian Military Cowardly Attacks On Islamic Movt

“Damn, that was depressing! Has anyone else noticed how he (Military spokesman talked about citizens following the law while deflecting the question of the court’s ruling to release the Shi’a leader? Damn, that was depressing!” That was the reaction of one concerned citizen to the words of the Military spokesman, who spoke with Osasu on her show: Matters Arising, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, last week following the cowardly attacks on unarmed members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria who were on peaceful mourning procession, killing over 50 citizens. Another commentator…

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Why Justice Kurada Refused Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife Bail

More facts have emerged as to the reasons why the Kaduna High Court, presided by Justice Gideon Isa Kurada refused to grant Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife bail last week. The court sitting last Wednesday denied the bail application filed by the counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Justice  Kurada, while agreeing that the defense counsels showed exceptional circumstances in that they established that the ailing Sheikh had been held for over two years without trial, they have failed to establish that the Sheikh and his wife are…

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NHRC Replies Falana On Illegal Killing Of 492 Shiites: “Your Complaint Is Receiving Attention”

The National Human Rights Commission has written a reply to Barrister Femi Falana, SAN on his letter of request for the investigation of the illegal killing of at least 492 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the Nigerian Army and Police between 2014 and 2018, stating that the complaint is receiving attention. You will be informed of the outcome of our investigation on the matter in due course. The reply referenced C/2017/075/HQ, dated 7th November 2018 and signed by Valerie .U. Duruh of the Civil and Political Rights Department…

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“Disobedience to court order is corruption itself”, says Gummi

The Emir of Gummi, Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi (rtd.), says refusal to obey a court order is another form of corruption, noting that government must exemplify the change it promised before expecting citizens to follow suit. He said disrespect for the rule of law, bad governance, disobedience to court orders, non- compliance with electoral regulations by political parties, godfathers hijacking the electoral process and dwindling confidence in the justice system posed threats to Nigeria’s democracy. The monarch, who was the keynote speaker at the Barewa Old Boys Association annual lecture,…

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New York, Istanbul Agog For Free Zakzaky

The cities of New York in the USA and Istanbul in Turkey were brought to life with momentous free Zakzaky processions. Pictures of the protests organised in New York, USA and Istanbul, Turkey demanding immediate release of Sheikh Zakzaky, his wife and hundreds of people detained by Nigerian Government can be seen here:

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Falana Issues Seven-day Ultimatum over Killing of 492 Shiites by Army, Police

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has condemned the killing of 492 Shiites by officers of the Nigeria Army and Nigeria Police Force (NPF) from 2014 to 2018, and called for investigation into the killings. In a letter addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Falana handed down a seven-day ultimatum to the authorities to investigate the killings or face the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). “In order to restrain the heads of the Nigeria Army, Nigeria Police Force…

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Nigerians Make A Mockery Of Lai’s N3.5m Sheikh Zakzaky Feeding Gaffe

STRANGE: Nigerian govt can’t pay N30k minimum wage, but spends ‘N3.5m monthly to feed Zakzaky’ Nigerian government is spending N3.5 million every month to feed the incarcerated leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has claimed in a viral video. This means that the government is spending N115,000 daily to feed cleric, whose followers are being killed by the Nigerian security forces during their constant protests calling for his release. The minister’s claim has drawn criticisms and jibes against the government by…

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Nigerian Army Warns, Expect More Deaths Because We Don’t Have Rubber Bullets

The Spokesman of Defence Headquarters, DHQ, John Agim, has issued a threat that Nigerians should expect more brutal killings of unarmed civilians, especially members of the Islamic Movement, because they would use live ammunition against them as they don’t have rubber bullets. The Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General John Agim made these threats when he was speaking at the Osasu Show television program, characterized by lies, threats and more lies. The army spokesman lied that only three members of the Islamic Movement were killed, when the army used brute force to…

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More People Slam Nigerian Army Over Abuja Massacre

More and more people are condemning the Nigerian army for the unwarranted attacks on members of the Islamic Movement who were on their religious procession in Abuja last week, leading to the death of 50 unarmed citizens. One of such was by Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, who described silence on this army massacre as criminal.

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Police Handover 10 More Corpses of Shi’ites Killed By Military In Abuja

The Nigerian Police today Tuesday, 6th November, 2018 handed over the remains of an additional 10 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria killed by the Nigerian army in Abuja last week. These were some of the victims the soldiers took along with them after they massacred unarmed members of the Islamic Movement who were conducting a religious event of Arbaeen mourning procession by opening fire on them over three days. These corpses were taken to 3 different mortuaries spread across Abuja as follows: Three were deposited at General Hospital…

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