A Monumental Free Zakzaky March Yet Again Hit Central Kaduna

For the umpteenth time, thousands of members and sympathizers of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria filled the ever busy street of Ahmadu Bello Way in Central Kaduna to demand the unconditional release of Sheikh Zakzaky, who has been illegally detained since December, 2015. The protest march is coming on the heels of preliminary reports of the team of foreign medical experts who examined the Sheikh and his wife that suggested that the duo will require further assessment and treatment abroad where there are better equipment and services. An Abuja Federal…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Would Require Medical Attention Abroad – Foreign Medical Experts

The team of foreign medical experts that assessed the medical needs of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife on the orders of a Kaduna High Court have concluded that the ailing Sheikh would require further proper medical attention at well-equipped centres abroad. On the conclusion of their preliminary assessment of the health situation of the Sheikh and his wife, they opined that both may need to be flown abroad for proper medical attention because both still suffer significant multiple health problems. The foreign…

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It is time to release El-Zakzaky, Dasuki, CAN tells FG

President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev’d Samson Ayokunle, has told the Federal Government that it is time to release leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and former National Security Adviser (NSA) to former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki(retd). …Renews call for freedom of Leah Sharibu, remaining Chibok girls He made the call when he addressed a press conference to kick-off the national convention of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), at the seminary of the church in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, at the weekend. Ayokunle, who…

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Thoughts on the Indictment of the Nigerian Army for the Zaria Massacre

Not content with opening fire on members of the Shi’a Muslim group they said blocked the route of General Buratai their boss – yes, I saw that video and I still do not see anything that tear gas could not have solved in the circumstance – the Nigerian Army did a follow-up with an early-morning raid on the civilian enclave of the group. By the time they were done, at least 347 innocent civilians including women and children had been wasted in their sleep. The gruesomeness of this 21st-century crime…

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What Has DSS Done To Deserve Our Gratitude Or Commendation? Sheikh Zakzaky Queries

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, had only a few days before the heinous Zaria massacre, said DSS should be held responsible for any attacks should it occur. He was reacting to a “warning” purportedly given by the DSS of impending terror attacks in mosques and churches anywhere between Abuja and Kano” at the time, and the bomb that was subsequently detonated between Kano and Zaria killing scores of members of the Islamic Movement then. It has become absolutely necessary to reflect on his words…

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OPINION: The Case Of Zakzaky And Nigerian department Of State security

The House of Representatives was forced to adjourn plenary on Wednesday April 24, 2019 as some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) broke into the premises of the National Assembly (NASS) forcing federal lawmakers to adjourn plenary. IMN members forced their way into the premises because the leader of the group, Sheikh El-Zakzaky, has been in the custody of the Department of State Security (DSS) since December 2015. That is four years in detention. What can possibly be the reason for this lengthy detention? Is this another case…

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Shi’ite Nightmare Won’t Go Away Easily

TWICE this week, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), aka Shiites, has protested the continued detention of their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife Zeenah. The two have been in detention since December 2015 when members of the sect clashed with troops in Zaria, Kaduna State. During the clash, one soldier was killed, allegedly by Shiite members, for which Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife are facing trial in a Kaduna High Court, while about 347 Shiite members were killed by troops, according to a Kaduna State government inquiry. IMN leaders…

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A Home-Delivered WAEC Certificate, Buhari and El-Zakzaky -By Festus Adedayo

Wherever Can Themba is today in the spirit world, I have no doubt that he sees me as a fellow ecumenical spirit. Since that first day, sometime in 1989 or thereabout, as a second year Philosophy student of the University of Lagos who ‘minored’ in English, when then Dr., now Professor Karen King-Aribisala, read Themba’s “The Dube Train” short story to us in the class, Themba and I developed a strong literary affinity. A very pretty, brilliant Guyana-born scholar, King-Aribisala, who herself had written the famous Our Wife and Other…

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RE:The Legend Of Buratai; Memo To The Army Chief

Lt General TY Buratai sir, This memo is necessitated by issues of a very delicate nature which, in my humble opinion, may constitute crime against Nigerian school children if left unaddressed. General Sir, Nigerians woke up yesterday morning to a tweet on the verified handle of the Nigerian Army stating that come May 4th, 2019, a book titled “The Legend of Buratai” would be officially presented to school children at the federal capital territory library, Abuja. According to the report, the book written by one Dr Abubakar Mohd Sani is…

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El-Zakzaky: We’re not at odds with Buhari govt – Shi’ites

Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has said it is not at odds with either the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari or any other constituted authority in Nigeria in spite of intense provocation by agents of the present administration. Members of the Muslim sect also referred to as Shi’ites, however, vowed to continue in their expression of dismay over the refusal of the government to obey multiple Court orders directing the release of their leader, Shiekh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, through every legitimate means at their disposal. Sheikh…

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