Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked, Video Shows Otherwise – New York Times Report

ABUJA, Nigeria — The message sent on Twitter was clear: When Nigerian soldiers opened fire on rock-throwing protesters in late October, Nigerian officials swiftly defended them, saying their forces had simply done what President Trump told American soldiers to do in the same situation. https://nyti.ms/2GwdKAW The Nigerian military justified its actions by including a video clip of Mr. Trump’s remarks about migrants heading toward the American border, in which he warned: “They want to throw rocks at our military, our military fights back.” Nigeria’s defense came after its soldiers had…

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Visual Investigation: How Elite Nigerian Soldiers Turned A Religious March Into A Massacre

Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked. However, investigations using video evidence shows otherwise. Watch the video here: https://vp.nyt.com/video/2018/11/03/78565_1_25-abuja_wg_720p.mp4 By New York Times

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Islamic Movement Marks 3rd Anniversary Of Zaria Genocide

Arrangements have been concluded by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to commemorate the 3rd anniversary of the heinous Zaria massacre, which was executed by the Nigerian Army in the weekend of 12th -14th December 2015 during which over a thousand innocent souls were killed and were hurriedly buried in mass graves by the rampaging soldiers. Activities earmarked to be conducted include mass street actions and processions, rallies and prayers in mosques, symposia and exhibitions. Others include visitations to the graveside of some of the martyrs of the genocide…

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Nobel Laureate, Soyinka, Chides Buhari Over Zakzaky Detention; “You are A National Embarrassment”

NOBEL Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged refusal to obey court orders, describing it as a national embarrassment. Soyinka spoke as many prominent Nigerians called for the restructuring of the country as a way out of the present challenges against the unity of the country. They spoke at the Handshake Across Nigeria summit titled: ‘Nigeria beyond oil’, organised by Nzuko Umunna and The Core Federalists, which took place in Lagos. The summit was graced by prominent Nigerians, among whom were the President-General of Ohanaeze…

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My God! See The Level Of Savage Cruelty By The Nigerian Army Against Unarmed Mourners In Abuja

More facts and untold stories continue to emerge as to the extent of savage cruelty exhibited by soldiers of the Nigerian Army against members of the Islamic Movement who were on a solemn religious mourning procession of Arbaeen in Abuja earlier this month. That depraved behaviour resulted in the death of over 50 of the unarmed mourners. Watch here a short video clip of the beastly behaviour: And this: And this:

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Christian Leaders Tell Buhari To His Face: Release Sheikh Zakzaky, Stop Using Live Ammunition On Citizens

Facing a tyrant and telling him some hard truths requires some valour, a quality lacking these days among Clerics, especially of the Islamic faith, where the Prophet (S) even equated it to one of the best forms of Jihad (Struggle). However, this was the quality that was exhibited by Christian leaders when they met the maximum Tyrant of the land, President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday in Abuja under the auspices of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Very much unlike a similar visit by Muslim Clerics earlier whose praise-singing of the…

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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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