Buhari, Security Chiefs Appraise Ashura Brutal Clampdown, Plot Fatal Blow

President Muhammadu Buhari had an emergency closed- door meeting with the heads of Security Agencies directly involved in the planning and execution of the latest round of brutal clampdown on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to appraise the degree of success of the scheme and to plot a fatal blow. Those at the closed-door meeting include the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu; National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen Babagana Monguno ( retd) ; and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai-Abubakar. The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) has…

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UN Special Rapporteur Ends Visit To Nigeria, Condemns Arbitrary Deprivation Of IMN Lives

A United Nations rapporteur has condemned Nigeria for QUOTE arbitrary deprivation of life and excessive use of lethal force against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader Ibrahim Zakzaky. Anges Callamard made the remarks in Nigerian capital, Abuja, where she presented her preliminary findings following a 12-day visit to the country. The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions said she had NOT been presented with ANY evidence indicating the IMN was weaponized and posed a threat to the country. She added that the move to ban…

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Use Force Against Us To Spread Our Message In Ways You Never Expect – Sheikh Zakzaky To Nigerian Authorities

Exactly a month before the now infamous heinous Zaria genocide of December 2015, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria had spoken about “victory from unexpected quarters” and how enemies of the Islamic Movement had been threatening to use force against the Movement. He said that enemies always think victory can only be obtained when one use “power and fire”, but he asked them to use their senses to see for themselves whether the teeming population of the Islamic Movement were gathered by “use of weapons or by waging…

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Flashback: Interview With The Eldest Of Sheikh Zakzaky’s Brothers (Translated)

In this flashback, we reproduce an interview held with Sheikh Abdulkadir Yaqoub Ali, the eldest of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky’s brothers, conducted by Haruna Shelleng and Aliyu Saleh of ALMIZAN Newspaper, held on Tuesday, 26/04/2016 (four months after the Zaria massacre) at his residence in Zaria. Sheikh Abdulkadir expressed his deep concern over the massacre by the army, which resulted in the extrajudicial killing of many people, including his seven children and one sibling. This interview, as transcribed by Aliyu Saleh and translated by our Editor, is being reproduced in view…

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Death Of Former Egyptian President In Court Sparks Unease Among IMN Members

The sudden and unexpected news of the former first democratically elected Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, who was reportedly said to have slumped and died in court has been causing considerable unease and agitation among members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, whose ailing leader and his wife are standing trial at a Kaduna High Court for framed up charges. Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife have been unjustifiably detained by the Department of State Security (DSS) since middle of December of 2015 when the Nigerian Army spent the most of…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Advises The Incoming Government Of Buhari

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has issued pieces of advice to the incoming government of President Muhammadu Buhari, particularly with regards to the security situation in the country. Sheikh Zakzaky said, “it is time you reorganized and re-orient the Nigerian military.” This is because at the moment, “Nigerian army takes the citizens as its enemies,” the Sheikh observed. This call came in June 2015, when General Muhammadu Buhari was taking over from Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as President. The Sheikh’s prophetic warning was not however heeded as barely…

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Breaking: Soldiers Open Fire At Free Zakzaky Procession In Kaduna

Soldiers opened fire at a peaceful free Zakzaky procession this evening in Kaduna, injuring at least three. The procession was concluding by the Kaura motors along the popular Nnamdi Azikiwe Express bypass when the soldiers arrived in their truck, and without warning, opened fire using live ammunition. Three people ended up with gunshot wounds, on the back, the arm and the thigh respectively. They have all been rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Free Zakzaky processions have become a common occurrence everywhere and especially in Kaduna, where the ailing…

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Breaking: Police Violently Attack Quds Procession In Kaduna

The police in Kaduna have violently attacked this year’s Annual International Quds Procession by members of the Islamic Movement in solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine. The procession had been peaceful before the disruption by the police and in spite of this extreme provocation, the procession was carried to its logical conclusion. Some photographs taken by our reporters during the event are given below: The President of the Media Forum of the Islamic Movement promptly issued a press statement, reproduced below: PRESS RELEASE Many feared injured, arrested as police…

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Saudi Regime vicious ploy for Quds World Day

This year, Quds international Day will be of special importance since U.S. is planning to officially announce the “Deal of the Century”, a deal mainly designed to complete the Zionists ominous project for pushing Palestinians out of their lands. This is a critical time, also, because U.S. is especially at work to heighten pressures on Iran, in a bid to hinder the development of the Islamic Republic government and nation. Over the past weeks, anti-Iran groups and war-advocates both inside and outside the White House have done the most to…

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Zaria Massacre: How I lost 5 Children, Shot 5 Times –  Survivor Mother Recounts Her Ordeals

A mother and one of the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria who survived the heinous acts of barbarism during the Zaria massacre, Hajiya Jumai Karofi, has narrated how she lost five of her children to various attacks on the Movement including herself who was shot five times in Zaria, Kaduna state by the rampaging Nigerian Army. According to Hajia Karofi, one of her sons who also survived still goes about with bullet in his chest as a result of the unfortunate incidents. Speaking with Blueprint correspondent in Abuja…

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