Washington Post Analyzes Buhari’s Campaigns Using Religious Repression

Why is Nigeria cracking down on peaceful religious protests? The Nigerian government appears to be taking a hard line on religious opposition — though not against the usual suspects. Even as the Boko Haram insurgencypersists in the north, peaceful demonstrations by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) sparked a recent round of state repression. In late October, protests in and around the capital left at least 45 IMN members dead and more than another 100 wounded after Nigerian security forces used automatic weapons to disperse the crowds. Government officials claim…

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Deji Crowned “Hero Of Freedom” In Abuja As Others Get Cards Of Recognition

Prince Adeyanju Deji was today in Abuja crowned by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as the Hero of Freedom and Prince of Justice. Others who were honoured at the event organised by the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee include Ms Ndi Kato, Barrister Femi Falana SAN, Prof Chidi Odinkalu and Cardinal John Onaiyekan. The colourful event was attended by rights activists, journalists and members of the Islamic Movement from far and wide across the country. Describing Adeyanju Deji in the brief citation, Dr Shuaibu said Deji is a fearless and brave…

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Islamic Movt Set To Decorate Deji, Others Tomorrow In Abuja

Arrangements have been concluded for the Award ceremony to confer on Prince Deji Adeyanju the prestigious medal of Hero of Freedom tomorrow in Abuja by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The ceremony is organized by the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee on behalf of the Islamic Movement and comes up in the morning at Wuse, Abuja. There would also be other presentations to notable persons who are also key contributors to the free Zakzaky Campaign in various ways such as Barrister Femi Falana SAN, Prof Chidi Odinkalu, Ms Ndi Kato among…

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Renewed Free Zakzaky Protests In Gusau, Kaduna, Abuja

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria again took to the streets of Gusau, Kaduna and Abuja yesterday, Thursday 27th December 2018 in a renewed call for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, being held for the past three years now against court judgement. In Kaduna, the protest kicked off in the late afternoon and was conducted at the ever busy Nnamdi Azikiwe, Western bypass for several hours without an incidence. It was a direct response to…

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Eight Incontrovertible Facts The NY Times’ Video Evidence Showed The World

Eight incontrovertible facts were exposed by the 8 minutes video investigation and evidence produced by the New York Times on the Nigerian army’s killing of peaceful Shiite protesters in the outskirts of Abuja, the national capital, at the end of October. Let us examine them: 1. The Shiites were on a religious march that is done at such time of the year in all the Shiite communities worldwide. New York Times indeed acknowledged this much. It was a religious march that didn’t have to be attacked. 2. The procession did…

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Visual Investigation: How Elite Nigerian Soldiers Turned A Religious March Into A Massacre

Nigeria Says Soldiers Who Killed Marchers Were Provoked. However, investigations using video evidence shows otherwise. Watch the video here: https://vp.nyt.com/video/2018/11/03/78565_1_25-abuja_wg_720p.mp4 By New York Times

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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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NHRC Replies Falana On Illegal Killing Of 492 Shiites: “Your Complaint Is Receiving Attention”

The National Human Rights Commission has written a reply to Barrister Femi Falana, SAN on his letter of request for the investigation of the illegal killing of at least 492 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the Nigerian Army and Police between 2014 and 2018, stating that the complaint is receiving attention. You will be informed of the outcome of our investigation on the matter in due course. The reply referenced C/2017/075/HQ, dated 7th November 2018 and signed by Valerie .U. Duruh of the Civil and Political Rights Department…

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Nigerian Army Warns, Expect More Deaths Because We Don’t Have Rubber Bullets

The Spokesman of Defence Headquarters, DHQ, John Agim, has issued a threat that Nigerians should expect more brutal killings of unarmed civilians, especially members of the Islamic Movement, because they would use live ammunition against them as they don’t have rubber bullets. The Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General John Agim made these threats when he was speaking at the Osasu Show television program, characterized by lies, threats and more lies. The army spokesman lied that only three members of the Islamic Movement were killed, when the army used brute force to…

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More People Slam Nigerian Army Over Abuja Massacre

More and more people are condemning the Nigerian army for the unwarranted attacks on members of the Islamic Movement who were on their religious procession in Abuja last week, leading to the death of 50 unarmed citizens. One of such was by Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, who described silence on this army massacre as criminal.

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