“I’m detribalized” – Sheikh Zakzaky declares

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria described himself  as “detribalized.” Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky made this declaration in a speech on 20th August, 2012. Speaking against the irrationality of fighting on behalf of the tribe one finds himself, the revered Sheikh said, “I hate the term tribal.” “No one has chosen to belong to any tribe. He only found himself belonging to the tribe and so there is no reason one should fight on the basis of tribe,” the Sheikh stated. Sheikh Zakzaky then declared, “I am detribalized.” Evidently,…

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Throwback: Falana Calls For Prosecution Of Soldiers Who Engaged In Brutal Zaria Massacre Of Dec 2015

The renown human rights lawyer and solicitor to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Chief Femi Falana, SAN, had called on the Kaduna state Attorney-General and Commissioner of justice to prosecute all the military men that engaged in the brutal massacre of at least 347 members (by the government’s own admission) of the Islamic Movement extra judicially in December, 2015 and buried them hurriedly in mass grave. This was contained in a letter he sent to the Commissioner of Justice of Kaduna state dated 18th July, 2016. Quoting the Commissioner who…

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What Sheikh Zakzaky Told Late Kyari During Condolence Visit In 2014

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, had spelt out the modus operandi of the Movement to the late CoS to the President, Abba Kyari, when the later paid him a condolence visit in 2014 on the ocassion of the death of his 3 sons killed during the Jonathan’s government. Sheikh Zakzaky said, while welcoming the delegation including the late Kyari, that all he does is to preach with wisdom and self-restraint, and not to use guns. “We only preach. When it comes to preaching, that’s…

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Uncouth Attacks On Islamic Movt Not Sufficient To Save Sanusi’s Crown This Time

Clearly the uncouth attacks on Shia Islam in general and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in particular was this time not sufficient to save the just dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido from humiliation and abasement by those he tried to impress by attacking the Movement anytime he tries to save his reign on the hitherto vast Kano domain. His frequent gush of fury and vitriol against Shi’ah and the Islamic Movement and its leadership could not pacify Ganduje, as the Kano state governor dethroned him and smoked the palace…

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“We’re Heroes Of This Nation – You Seek To Kill, We Seek To Save Lives” Sheikh Zakzaky Declares

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has publicly declared the basic difference between Nigerian leaders and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, when he observed that while Nigerian leaders always seek to kill people, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria are always striving to save the souls of Nigerians. We are the heroes of this nation,” he declared. Sheikh Zakzaky challenged the leaders that if they want to show how good they are to the society, they should carry out services that will…

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Trial Of Sheikh Zakzaky: Court Sets Date For Commencement 2 Years After Being Charged

The much talked about trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife is set to commence almost two years after both were charged to a Kaduna High Court. At the last sitting of the court, February 24 and 25 were set aside for the ailing duo to appear and take a plea, officially signifying the commencement of the trial, contrary to widely held views that the trial was ongoing, and that judgment was about to be delivered. Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife…

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THAT MISADVENTURE: Trump Thought Iran is Iraq, Now He Thinks Nigeria Is Iran

He wanted to use Iran to booster his ego. He thought war is about weapons. He thought the noise they make of American invisibility was real. When his weapon defence system failed, those who knew called him into a room and gave him a bit by bit account. That Iranian missiles rain, put the living fear into him. America was about to be demystified. So, he beat a hasty retreat. Today America is still counting its casualties. Of course apart from loss hardware, America is losing its grip on the…

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Book On Zaria Massacre Sends Chills Down Nigerian Govt’s Spine – See Why

Nigerian authorities have been quite jittery since the news of the publication of the book on Zaria Massacre on the World stage entitled: “DECEMBER 2015 MASSACRE OF SHIITES IN NIGERIA: SURVIVORS ACCOUNTS”. The reason for this unease is that the book contains testimonies by survivors of the heinous war crimes by the Nigerian authorities against unarmed civilian citizens, who are a minority religious community, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The book vitally adds to the body of evidence that the International Criminal Court at The Hague, which announced…

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Book Review: DECEMBER 2015 MASSACRE OF SHIITES IN NIGERIA – Survivors Accounts By Ibrahim Musa

December 12th to 14th, 2015 will pass in the annals of Nigerian history as one of the darkest weekends, when a unit of the Nigerian Army was sent to exterminate the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, its structures and leadership. By the time the operation was over in the early morning hours of December the 14th, over a thousand unarmed civilians were killed with some burned in the most gruesome manner. This is not new to most of those following the news from Nigeria for the past four years, mostly due…

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Zaria Massacre: Survivor Narates Ordeal To BBC

Nigerian government massacred over 1000 of Shekih Zakzaky’s followers in Zaria in 2015. More than 150 were killed in 2018. More were killed in 2019. Hundreds have disappeared since Dec. 2015. Jummai Karofi has not seen her three children since a government crackdown on the Shia organisation she’s a part of; the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Jummai talked to BBC. “Not knowing is worse than actually seeing the dead body of your own,” she said.

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