Featured Martyr Extraordinary: Fatima Waziri

Name: Fatima Waziri Gwantu Qualification: She was an undergraduate Student of A.B.U. Zaria studying Computer Science until her untimely brutal death in the hands of Nigerian Army. Age: 20+ Comment: She was assassinated on 13/12/2015 at Husseiniyya Baqiyatullah, Zaria along with her elder brother and two younger brothers (twins), all undergraduates of the same university. The army then secretly buried their bodies at night in mass grave at Mando Kaduna on the orders of President Muhammadu Buhari. She (and her martyred brothers) left behind her father, who is a Senior…

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Zaria Massacre: How I lost 5 Children, Shot 5 Times –  Survivor Mother Recounts Her Ordeals

A mother and one of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria who survived the heinous acts of barbarism during the Zaria massacre, Hajiya Jumai Karofi, has narrated how she lost five of her children to various attacks on the Movement including herself who was shot five times in Zaria, Kaduna state by the rampaging Nigerian Army. According to Hajia Karofi, one of her sons who also survived still goes about with bullet in his chest as a result of the unfortunate incidents. Speaking with Blueprint correspondent in Abuja…

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Free Zakzaky Processions Sweep Across Towns In Northern Nigeria

Hundreds of thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria across all major towns in Nigeria participated in the free Zakzaky Campaign and Processions carried out on Saturday. In Kaduna, members of the Islamic Movement took hold of the ever busy main road that goes across the town known as Ahmadu Bello Way to unequivocally demand for the immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Zakzaky. The story was the same in Zaria and several other major towns across the country. In Kano, like in many other cities within the…

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Third Year Anniversary Seminar Series Of Zaria Massacre Goes To Jalingo

Jalingo was today host to the Seminar Series of the third year anniversary of the Zaria massacre. The Seminar was anchored by the representative of Jalingo center of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Malam Ishaq Muhammad Shedo. Others who graced the occasion included Malam Abdullahi Hassan from Iware Centre, who offered the opening prayers and Abdullahi Muhammad. Sheikh Usman Shehu karkaku and Sheikh Aliyu Tirmidhi were the discussants while Dr Ibrahim Sulaiman served as the moderator. Questions and suggestions were also entertained. The program ended successfully.

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Genocide Memorial: How Gov El-Rufai Went On Supervisory Visit To Soldiers Who Carried Out The Heinous Crimes Moments Before

Watch the video evidence of the moment on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at dusk when the Kaduna state Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai came to the Islamic centre of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Hussainiyyah Baqiyatullah on a supervisory visit to the soldiers moments after they laid siege on hundreds trapped within and only a few hours before they brutally invaded the complex killing at least 300 people inside. The video was taped by the brave (now martyred) members who were trapped inside and transmitted to those outside before their ultimate…

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Genocide Memorial: Edifices Demolished By The Government

The following iconic buildings belonging to the Islamic Movement were completely flattened as part of the brutal clampdown on the Movement. Hussainiyah Baqiyatullah: Sheikh Zakzaky’s Residence in Gyellesu Mosque at Darul Rahma, Dembu Sheikh Zakzaky’s Mother’s House and her final resting place:

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Nigeria: End Impunity For Killings of Shia, Halt Crackdown on Protests

Nigerian authorities have failed to ensure justice for the killings of hundreds of members of the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) since 2015, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing a video of security forces’ violent crackdowns against members of the IMN. On December 12, 2015, the Nigeria army used disproportionate force against the group’s street procession in Zaria, Kaduna State in northwest Nigeria to clear a route for the army chief’s convoy. In an ensuing three-day violent crackdown, the army killed 347 members of the group and arrested hundreds more, including the group’s leader,…

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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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Zaria Genocide & Illegal Detention, Three Years After

“Between Dec. 12-14 2015 soldiers carried out mass slaughter of hundreds of men, women and children #Shiites in Zaria, Kaduna State. Our investigation revealed how the Nigerian military burned people alive, razed buildings and dumped victims’ bodies in mass graves.” – Amnesty International What happened at Zaria, Northern Nigeria, was just not a killing. It was a brutal and inhuman slaughter of 1000+ innocent and defenseless children, women and men between 12th – 14th December, 2015. They shot, they bombed, they stabbed, they burnt, they raped and they buried Shia…

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