Shi’ite killings: Hold Buhari responsible for avoidable deaths, Frank tells ICC

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has said that the numbers of death recorded at Monday’s violent clash between the police and the protesting shi’ite members are avoidable, calling on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hold General Muhammadu Buhari responsible. Reacting to the clash which led to the death of many shi’ite members, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and a staff of Channels Television, in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, in Abuja, Frank demanded…

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Sheikh Zakzaky’s Fate Lies With FG, Not Courts Says Islamic Movt

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has called on the general public to disregard a recent statement made by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu claiming that the fate of its Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky lies with the courts not the federal government. In a statement signed by President Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim Musa, he wondered how the presidency will make such a claim, while it is on record that since December, 2016 a federal high court sitting in…

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PRESS STATEMENT: We Dissociate Ourselves From And Strongly Condemn Plots To Use Violence In Our Name In Abuja And Elsewhere

The attention of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has been drawn to certain posts being circulated on social media platforms that from Monday, 01/07/2019, Abuja will witness violent Free Zakzaky mass protests. We hereby categorically and unequivocally dissociate ourselves from such unfounded and baseless threats of violence in pursuance of our demand for the immediate freedom of our revered Leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, his wife Malama Zeenah Ibrahim and indeed all those the government is still detaining in relations to the infamous Zaria massacre of December, 2015. We have previously…

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Buhari Playing With The Health Of Sheikh Zakzaky

Islamic Movement in Nigeria has accused the Buhari-led Nigerian government of toying with the health situation of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. This was contained in a press release issued today as members took to the streets of towns and cities nationwide to protest against the deteriorating health condition of the Sheikh. Below is the full release: Friday 21/06/2019 marks exactly the day Sheikh Zakzaky and his followers spent 42 months and 10 days in illegal brutal detention. Their incarceration started on Saturday 12/12/2015, with the Zaria massacre executed by the Nigerian…

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Phenomenal Free Zakzaky Protests Reap Across Northern Nigerian Cities

Hundreds of thousands of members and sympathizers of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria today took to the streets of major Northern Nigerian towns and cities to protest the continued illegal detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, whom foreign medical experts recently said he still suffers significant health challenges and should be sent for further treatment abroad. The peaceful protest was conducted in virtually every northern state capital, including but not limited to Katsina, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano, Bauchi, Gombe, Yola and Jalingo. In a paper signed by Sheikh Abdulhameed Bello and distributed…

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Vision FM Must Desist From Continued Hate Campaign Against The Islamic Movement In Nigeria

We have observed series of hate campaigns against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria being aired by an Abuja-based FM radio station, Vision FM, in collaboration with some FM radio stations in some selected states. This has gone on in the past week under the guise of airing a documentary by some so-called Shia scholars. The apparent sole purpose of the documentary is to label the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, as terrorists who are not true Muslims. Such mischievous hate campaigns are potentially inciting, capable…

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Don’t Create Violence In Our Name, Islamic Movement Warns Suspected Unscrupulous Armed Agents Spotted In Kaduna

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has received very credible reports that some unusual movements by certain unknown persons with dangerous weapons were sighted on Thursday, 07/02/2019 in some parts of Zaria, Kaduna state, especially around the Sabon gari area of the city. It has become very urgent to alert the general public in view of the series of leaked memos from DSS and the Presidency falsely alleging that the Islamic Movement was planning to cause violence prior to next weeks general elections. We wish to reiterate our already well known…

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Islamic Movt Condemns US Detention Of TV Journalist Sympathetic To Its Interest

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has in very clear terms condemned the arrest and detention of Marzieh Hashemi, a Press TV anchor person by FBI for no just reasons. In a statement signed by its Media Forum President, Malam Ibrahim Musa recently, the Movement said they find it appalling that Ms Marzieh, an American citizen would be arbitrarily arrested and maltreated in detention in the US without recourse to the rule of law. Malam Ibrahim Musa revealed that Ms Marzieh has very much assisted in the Free Zakzaky campaign especially…

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Kano CP Threatens To Kill Free Zakzaky Protesters

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has revealed that the Kano state Police Commissioner, Rabiu Yusuf has confided to some members of the Movement that he will not hesitate to use force on them whenever they come out on their peaceful Free Zakzaky protest in his area of jurisdiction. This was made known to newsmen in a press statement released by Ibrahim Musa, the President Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, on Thursday 27/12/18. The Movement believed that the Kano CP meant to kill the protesters, when he said he will…

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A new plot to cause mayhem in our name uncovered

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has uncovered a fresh plot hatched by the hawks in the security agencies in a desperate move to associate violence and terror to its name. According to this devilish plot, some people will be publicly displayed to the media and be accused of teaming up with armed bandits of Birnin Gwari in Kaduna state to stage a terror attack in the name of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. It is not surprising that security agencies will desperately go to any length in their attempts at…

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