Police, Not Shi’ites Killed Journalist, Senator Abba Moro Petitions Senate

The Senate on today received a petition over the killing of a Journalist assigned to cover a protest in Abuja allegedly by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The petition, which was brought to the floor during the start of plenary by Senator Abba Moro (PDP – Benue South), was referred by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. The lawmaker, who came under a point of order, said the Journalist, Alex Ogbu, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, was shot on the head…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Joins Others To Mark International Women’s Day In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement on a day like today the 8th of March, last year, joined several other groups to mark the International Women’s Day in Abuja with a protest, as last year the day coincided with the auspicious birthday of the leader of women, Sayyedah Fatima (AS), the daughter of Prophet (S). The protest march was organized by a coalition of groups, including the Coalition in Defence of Nigeria Democracy and Constitution, Bring back our girls movement and the Concerned Nigerians among several others. Members of the Islamic…

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Free Zakzaky Protest Reaps Through The Heart Of Kaduna, As Police Open Fire In Abuja

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria last afternoon took to the streets of city center, Kaduna to protest the continued illegal detention of Sheikh Zakzaky and the irresponsible comments by the Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, that the ailing Sheikh will never be released as long as he (El-Rufai) remains the governor. The procession, comprising men, women and young children audaciously went through the ever-busy Ahmadu Bello way in Kaduna up to the Leventis roundabout, before going tangentially off, adjacent to the Sheikh Abubakar Gumi market area.…

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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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