Tens Of Thousands Throng Abuja To Mark Sheikh Zakzaky 68th Birthday With Renewed Demand For His Release

Tens of thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and their supporters and sympathizers today thronged Abuja to mark the 68th birthday of the leader of the Islamic Movement, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, whose birthday was marked at the weekend, with a renewal of the unequivocal call for his immediate release. The ailing Sheikh and his wife remain unjustifiably in detention since December 2015 after the Nigerian Army attacked their residence killing more than a thousand people including three of his sons despite an Abuja Federal High court judgement…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Takes A Swipe At Govt For Taking Money To Remain Silent As Citizens Get Killed In Zamfara

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky had severely criticized the government, which he said never won any election but was imposed and offered money to remain silent when its citizens are massacred in Zamfara. He made these revelations months before the brutal clampdown on him and his Movement in December 2015. He said that it does not pay to play ball with foreign powers, whom he accused of imposing dimwits as leaders even if they lost the elections, because they will end up killing those…

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Tears As Shiites Honour 998 Fallen ‘Martyrs’ In Abuja

Tears flowed freely on Monday as hundreds of members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria ( IMN ) popularly known as ‘Shiites’ gathered in Abuja to honour their fallen heroes and martyrs killed by security operatives across the country. The event which took place at 7 Uption Garden Garki, Abuja was marked in a sober reflection and emotions with portrait photographs of the deceased on display which includes children. The Chairman of Shuhada Foundation, Sheikh Abdulhameed Bello who addressed a large crowd of supporters of Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky during the annual…

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Islamic Movement Marks Annual Martyrs’ Day In Grand Style In Abuja

A mammoth crowd today graced the 28th annual Martyrs’ Day celebration of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Abuja to honour their departed heroes. The occasion, which was the second in succession being marked in Abuja, was followed by a huge free Zakzaky protest in the heart of the Capital city. In his speech at the close of the event, the Head of the Martyrs Foundation (Shuhada Foundation) Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, said that inevitably, blood will triumph over bullets. In attendance were very many scholars of the Islamic Movement including…

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Islamic Movement Marks 28th Annual Martyrs’ Day In Abuja

Activities to mark this year’s Annual Martyrs’ Day (Shuhada Day) of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have been announced by the Shuhada Foundation. The epic event is scheduled to hold in Abuja on Monday the 1st April, 2019 equivalent to 25th Rajab, 1440 of the Islamic calendar. This year will be the 28th successive time to be so marked by the Movement. A statement signed by Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, the head of the Foundation, called on members of the Movement to come out end masse to peacefully honour their Martyrs…

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Free Zakzaky Protests Again Hit Central Kaduna

Again thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria living in Kaduna and environs filled the streets of central Kaduna today Saturday, March 30, 2019 in a renewed call for the freedom of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenah. This was coming against the backdrop of deteriorating health situation of the duo in detention and the inexplicable suspension of their case indefinitely.

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Government And Their Agents Toy With Sheikh Zakzaky’s Health As He Fast Deteriorates In Custody

In the last couple of weeks, reliable information reaching us of a further deterioration of the health situation of the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and that of his wife, has filtered through and the government is using various tricks in denying them both the necessary urgent medical attention they both deserve. Not even the court order granted by the Kaduna high court in January this year, allowing the Sheikh and his wife to be independently reviewed by medical specialist from anywhere in the world…

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Nigerian Army Begs Court To Give Secret Testimony Against Members Of The Islamic Movement

In what appears to be a face saving move, the Nigerian Army officers listed as witnesses in the case of alleged culpable homicide against some members of the Islamic Movement arrested since December 2015 during the infamous Zaria massacre have asked to be allowed to testify in camera, citing what they call fear for their safety as reason.q The odd request was part of an application filed by the prosecutors before the Kaduna High Court presided by Justice Gwada that is trying close to a hundred other members of the…

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‎Appeal Court Throws Out Govt’s Appeal Against Two Judgements In Favour Of Islamic Movt For Lacking Merit

The Kaduna Court of Appeal today Thursday 28th March, 2019 threw out two appeals brought by the Kaduna state government against two landmark judgements given by two separate Kaduna High Courts that discharged and acquitted members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria for lack of merit. In first of the two appeals, the Kaduna state government had appealed against the judgement of the state High court that in November 2017 discharged and acquitted 15 members of the Islamic Movement who were arrested a few days after the Zaria massacre in…

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Why Kaduna High Court Adjourned Indefinitely Case Involving Sheikh Zakzaky

The Kaduna State High Court has again adjourned the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat, indefinitely to make room for the presiding judge, Justice Gideon Kurada to serve as judge in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Yobe. At the resumed hearing today, the judge had called counsels on both sides and offered two options to agree on, either to transfer the case to another court whose judge would be available for the duration the…

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