Abuja Natives Group Faults Colleagues On Allegations Against IMN Members

A group of concerned Natives of Abuja has come out to fault the allegations made by one Comrade Yunusa Yusuf published in the Daily Trust newspaper of August 21, 2019 accusing members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria of assault. Reacting to a newspaper report, allegedly from Abuja Natives accusing IMN supporters of assault in the Guzape area of the Federal Capital Territory, the concerned natives and indigenes described the allegation as unfounded and unwarranted, having carried out a thorough investigation of the accusations. In a press statement issued by…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Didn’t Refuse Treatment In India

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has debunked claims by the government of Nigeria that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was returned to the country from India, where he went for treatment because he refused medical care. In a statement made available to the press this noon, the President of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement, Malam Ibrahim Musa, said the federal government had ulterior motive as it colluded with Indian security and medical officials to maltreat the Sheikh and attempted to forcibly change doctors for the…

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Free Zakzaky Is Also A Key Demand Of National Day of Rage

Among the six key demands of the planned National Day Of Rage being planned by activists for August 5, 2019 is immediate freedom for the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and all other political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. The National Day of Rage is scheduled to go on despite the arrest of one of the conveners of the #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner last night, obviously in an attempt by the authorities to break the resolve of…

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Today’s Majestic Free Zakzaky Protest In Abuja

The daily Free Zakzaky Protest in Abuja today was majestically carried out by thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in two different locations of the capital city. This is coming after an Abuja Federal High Court allegedly declared the Islamic Movement a terror group and called on the Federal government to gazette its Proscription. The protesters are demanding for immediate and unconditional release of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife, who are being unlawfully detained since December 2015 and whose health situation has deteriorated recently and are in…

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Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja as BBC Cover Event

Today’s Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja remained so peaceful due to the absence of policemen who usually open fire indiscriminately in order to smear the name of the Islamic Movement and also partly because of the presence of foreign media coverage. The protest was attended by hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement with the BBC World and APF in attendance.

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Nigerian Police Torture, Deny Access To Medical Care For Arrested Protesters In Abuja

Reports reaching us now indicate that members of the Islamic Movement arrested during the Free Zakzaky procession in Abuja and who are being detained in Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) headquters are dying in SARS custody due to lack of access to medical attention. Many of them were additionally shot before arrest but have been denied medical treatment for the gunshot injuries. Already, consequent on this development, not fewer that four have died in custody since their arrest. To further worsen matters, the police refused to separate the living from the…

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Free Zakzaky Procession Defiantly Holds Again Today In Abuja Despite Police Brutality

Even as police tried to prevent a peaceful free Zakzaky procession today again, thousands of members of the Islamic Movement came out for the procession, chanting slogans and carrying banners and posters. Due to an unusually large turnout of marchers, the procession was broken into two, with the first part held in Wuse and the other carried out towards Sky Memorial, all in Abuja. The two arms of the protest March was completed without an incidence, although police arrived the Wuse part later and started indiscriminately firing tear gas at…

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Sheikh Abdulhameed Provides Updates On Casualties After Burying Six Victims

The Chairman of the Martyrs’ Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello has given an update on the number of casualties recorded during the latest police brutality in Abuja during the Free Zakzaky protests in the last two days. This is coming after the Islamic Movement buried six of those killed by the police. According to Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, there are reports of two other corpses with the police at the Special Anti robbery Squad (SARS) headquarters, and one additional corpse, who died last night in detention…

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House Of Reps In Rowdy Session Over Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release

The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session today as Honorable members debated the wordings of the order to release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. During the debates at the plenary, members took a minute silence to commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member with Channels TV & the Deputy Commissioner of police, Usman Umar of the FCT command, who died during the violent clampdown on members of the Islamic Movement. There was no word of condolences to families of the Movement killed by the Police. During the…

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