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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Free Zakzaky Procession Hit Central Kaduna To Herald Series Of Cases This Week Involving The Islamic Movement

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement filled the streets of central Kaduna to renew their call for freedom for Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife, whose case comes up tomorrow, Monday 25th March, 2019 at the state high court. Two other cases involving members of the Movement come up also in Kaduna within the week. After the court hearing involving the Sheikh on Monday, there will also be a case on Wednesday 27th March, 2019 involving some other members of the Movement arrested since December 2015, who are facing charges…

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Buhari govt, Army, Police, killing Its Citizens – US Govt

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and unlawful killings. This was contained in a recent report entitled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” published on the Department of State website. It said: “The national police, army, and other security services used lethal and excessive force to disperse protesters and apprehend criminals and suspects and committed other extrajudicial killings. Authorities generally did not hold police, military, or other security force personnel accountable…

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Genocide Watch: A wahabi Supporter Of Elrufai Threatens Christians, Shi’ites In Kaduna

The International Criminal Court (ICC) must be interested in the ongoing gubernotorial campaign in Kaduna state that has degenerated into severe hate campaign against some religious minority groups, Christians and Shi’ites in the state. In the last weekend of the campaign, the state governor, himself subject of ICC investigations for Shi’ites genocide and mass grave digger, and who in the course of his campaign had earlier threatened to send back foreign election observers in “body bags”, had his genocidal cause fuelled by a notorious Wahabi accomplice to the 2015 crime…

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Govt Appeals Judgement Acquitting Members Of Islamic Movt

The Kaduna state government has appealed the judgement of the Kaduna High Court that sets nearly 100 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria free and acquitted them some months ago. It will be recalled that the Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Nyoms, sitting in Kaduna had on July 31st, 2018 upheld the “No case submission” in respect of an alleged culpable homicide against some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria arrested since December, 2015 following the brutal massacre of members of the Movement and therefore discharged…

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Buhari Jeers Zamfara Masses, Follows Through With Insults

In what observers believe is nothing but taunts and jeers directed at the a suffering citizens of Zamfara state, the President, Muhammadu Buhari called for the continuation of herdsmen attacks during his presidential campaign visit recently to the state. Speaking in Hausa during the campaign, Buhari said: “Ina so kowa ya cika cikinsa: in ma fitina ce aje ayi” meaning I want everyone to be filled to capacity (with food) and then the insecurity challenge can continue.” This was clearly an insensitive statement by somebody whose incompetence is what brought…

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“Buhari has fantastically failed” – Hausa Artist

The overwhelming verdict is that President Muhammadu Buhari has fantastically failed as an increasing number of people, including celebrities and artists, are beginning to openly and publicly express their utter disappointment at the incompetence that has characterized his rule. One such spectacular song criticizing the “wicked” rule of Buhari is currently rocking the airwaves across parts of Nigeria, a thing that was unthinkable some years back. A particular Hausa song hitting the airwaves has openly declared that “Baba has failed, he is unable to save Nigeria. Instead of saving the…

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Court Grants Sheikh Zakzaky’s Pleas To Seek Medical Care From Experts Of His Choice

Today the Kaduna state High court has granted the plea by the legal team of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, led by Barrister Femi Falana SAN that both Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife be allowed to seek medical care from experts of their choice within or outside as the state has been incapable of providing them with the care their ailing health condition demands. The court had earlier in November 2018 denied bail to the Defendants despite their visible ill health. However, at the hearing today, the Counsel for the…

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