Yesterday’s Peaceful End Of Free Zakzaky Protest A Big Testimony

Yesterday’s huge Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria is a testimony that when the security agencies don’t interfere in any way, the protest ends without any adverse events contrary to what the authorities have been trying hard to portray to the public. It will be recalled that last week Tuesday, both uniformed and plain clothed security agents infiltrated the Free Zakzaky protest at the National Assembly, overwhelming the Movement’s crowd control mechanisms causing mayhem, leading to the death of two members of the…

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Genocide Watch: Army Replaces Commander With Blood On His Head In Abuja With Another

The Nigerian army has redeployed to Jaji the Commandant, Headquarters Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen Umar Thomas Musa, who was responsible for the death last year October, of nearly 50 Arbaeen Trek solemn religious marchers in Abuja. In his place, Brig.-Gen M.T Usman from Headquarters 28 Task Force Brigade was made Commander, Headquarters Guards Brigade Abuja. It would be recalled that the Brigade of Guards under the command of Brig-Gen U.T. Musa had extra judicially killed members of the Islamic Movement, who were on a religious mourning procession over three consecutive days…

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Prof Sagay Adds Voice To Free Zakzaky Campaign

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has frowned at the continued detention of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, by the Department of State Security (DSS). The ailing Sheikh is being held by the DSS despite being reportedly very ill, with recurrent partial strokes and lead poisoning. His detention had already being declared unconstitutional and a breech of his fundamental rights by a federal high court in Abuja. But rather than release him as ordered by that…

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Minors Among The Arrested In Abuja

Reports reaching us indicate that some minors and underaged are among those the Nigerian police are holding as among those arrested following the free Zakzaky procession this morning in Abuja. While the infant is separated from his mother and is being held behind counter, another was shamelessly being interrogated by a group of four police officers. The police have vehemently refused to grant bail.

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Police Again Open Fire On Free Zakzaky Protesters In Abuja As Nigerians React

The Nigerian Police Force has yet again opened fire on peaceful Free Zakzaky protest ongoing in Abuja to demand the release of Sheikh Zakzaky, whose health condition continues to deteriorate in detention. This is coming barely 48 hours after they killed 2 members of the Islamic Movement in similar circumstances at the National Assembly complex. The daily protest was peaceful yesterday because the police didn’t interfere or try to stop the protest. There are no reports of casualties yet following today’s round of fury by the police. However, there are…

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Glorious Exit For Two Martyred By Police Yesterday In Abuja

It was glorious exit for the two martyrs, killed by police bullets yesterday as they were laid to rest in Suleja, a suburb of Abuja. Hundreds attended as Ja’afar Malik Lafia 20, and Mahmoud Umar Abdullahi Sakafa Suleja 13 were laid to rest after a final funeral prayers, led by the Head of the Martyrs Foundation, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello.

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Guns Can’t Stop Us From Protesting In Our Fatherland – IMN In Another Huge Free Zakzaky Protest In Abuja

Thousands joined as another huge Free Zakzaky protest was carried out in Abuja yet again today Wednesday despite the violent disruption of the protest march by security forces at the National Assembly, which resulted in the death of 2 members of the Islamic Movement. Today’s protest was carried to the National Human Rights Commission, where complaints were laid over the unwarranted attack the previous day. The slogans included that “Guns cannot stop us from protesting in our fatherland” among others, in clear response to the attacks the previous day.

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House Of Reps Calls Fed Govt To Release Sheikh Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday have called on the Nigerian government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in accordance with a Federal high court ruling. The House made this call while adopting a motion by the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, which was brought to discuss the incidence yesterday when a peaceful free Zakzaky protest was disrupted and turned violent following attack by security agencies. The lawmakers said the IMN members have been protesting their leader’s continued detention for quite sometime…

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Police Absolve IMN Of Blame In National Assembly Incident

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has debunked the news trending that the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have shot dead policemen during their Free Zakzaky protest at the National Assembly complex yesterday. This was disclosed by the FCT Police spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah while answering questions from Journalists over the incident. He said no policeman died during the incident at the National Assembly. According to the police spokesman, “We don’t have any casualty, no policeman died. Why would we hide such a thing? There was no casualty.” Immediately…

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Police Open Fire On Free Zakzaky Protesters, Kill 2, Arrest Many

The Nigerian police today opened fire on peaceful Free Zakzaky protesters at the National Assembly complex, killing at least two members of the Islamic Movement and arresting many. Protesters went to the National Assembly complex, as they have often done in the last one year, to demand the immediate release of their ailing incarcerated leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who has been detained for close to three and a half years now. News of the Sheikh’s deteriorating health condition has galvanized the Islamic Movement to intensify the call for his release…

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