Overzealous Soldiers Should Be Stopped From Attacking Us Says Islamic Movement In Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has accused some overzealous soldiers of attacking the peaceful Ashura mourning processions it conducted in Zaria and Potiskum last week; hence it called on the federal government to stop them in the interest of peace. It will be recalled that Ashura mourning processions took place across the major cities of the world. Zaria Ashura procession in Kaduna state was first attacked by a combined team of security agent including soldiers, police and armed thugs on Thursday; 20/09/18 after the procession was concluded peacefully in the…

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Video Ashura: A Comparative View Of Global Event

Many people think that ashura is just Nigerian shia affairs they don’t know it is a global issues that divides Muslims into two (1) those who care and mourn for hussain and prophets family (2) those who don’t care and feel comfortable with what happened, Accra, Ghana Chicago, USA Copenhagen, Denmark Michigan, USA Zurich, Switzerland Sydney, Australia African Country London, UK Instanbul, Turkey Toronto, Canada Nigeria

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Sights And Sounds Of Ashura 2018 In Nigeria

An unprecedented number of Ashura mourners turned up for this year’s Ashura mourning processions in different parts of Nigeria, much to the dismay of enemies in and out of the Movement, who had tried in vain to thwart the occurrence and impact of the event, or limit its occurrence to only one location. We bring to you some sights and sounds of the momentous event from across the country.

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Government Backlash Against Ashura Mourners In Potiskum, Suleja, Anchau, Other Places

Following yesterday’s successful and peaceful Ashura mourning processions in more than 30 major cities and towns across the country, members of the Islamic Movement in diverse places of Potiskum, Suleja and Anchau faced government’s backlash today. In Potiskum, Yobe state, battle-ready soldiers indiscriminately opened fire at the mourners towards the end of the procession, unprovoked and without warnings. In the process, they instantly killed a passer-by and wounded at least two others among the mourners. In Suleja, a major satellite town of Abuja, the authorities acted through proxies, when they…

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Aftermath Of Successful Abuja Ashura Procession, Authorities Continue To Make Arrests

Reports reaching us from Abuja indicate that security agencies have resorted to mass arrests of mourners who were returning from the peaceful procession. They are making their frustration to bear, having woefully failed to prevent the procession in Abuja. Ashura procession was successfully and peacefully done despite the government’s doomsday prophesy, should members of the Islamic Movement be allowed to hold the mourning occasion particularly in Abuja. Having woefully failed to stop it through propaganda, threats and intimidation, they are venting their anger on members of the Movement through mass…

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Abuja Ashura Procession Moves On Despite Multiple Security Barricades

The multiple barricades mounted by policemen and soldiers of the Brigade of Guards could not stop the multitude of Ashura mourners who came out for the procession in Abuja today. Starting from the early hours of today, policemen in several vehicles had mounted an unusual numbers of barricades and roadblocks in and around the central business area of Abuja in order to prevent access to the Federal Secretariat, the expected venue of the protest. This caused a very serious traffic gridlock almost everywhere in town and especially on all major…

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Hundreds Of Thousands Join Ashura Procession In Kano, Sokoto, Katsina, Bauchi, Other Towns

Hundreds of thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have joined the solemn Ashura mourning processions currently ongoing across the country in places such as Kano, Sokoto, Katsina and many other large towns.

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Thousands Turned Up For Ashura Procession In Kaduna

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Kaduna this morning turned out for the Annual Ashura procession in spite of real threats to their lives and properties by the El-Rufai government, using police, military and thugs. The solemn procession held and ended peacefully, contrary to the lies earlier peddled by the authorities in the state.

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Police Attack Peaceful Ashura Mourning Procession In Zaria

Reports reaching us indicate that the Nigerian Police had again violently attacked a solemn Ashura mourning procession this morning in Zaria. Before the unwarranted attack, the procession, which witnessed a very large turnout of adherents, had moved on peacefully. At the time of writing this report, one person had been shot on the leg. It however remains unclear the exact casualty figures as at this time. Below are some of the early pictures coming out from Zaria.

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