Crimes by Nigerian Soldiers: Sexual Harassment, Rape and Female Genital Mutilation of Girls and Women During 2015 Zaria Massacre

The men and officers of the Nigerian army had carried out some grievous crimes against humanity in Zaria between 12th December 2015 and 14th December 2015, targeting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, especially women and young girls. These crimes include, but not limited to, rape, sexual harassment, and genital mutilation. We review some of the most outstanding and notorious cases: Rape: Witnesses reported that young girls were raped and shot, especially in Hussainiyyah and Darul Rahama. There were reports of other types of sexual assault. Many young girls…

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Lekki, Zaria Massacre, The Nigerian Army and Public Confidence

Nigerians have remained not only perplexed, but also in a state of confusion since the Nigerian Army announced recently that it did not kill protesters at Lekki, an issue that has clearly drawn a line between two camps in the country. There is clearly the camp of the Muhammadu Buhari and his supporters on the one hand, and the camp of the supporters and protectors of the protesters on the other hand. It has also come to public knowledge that there is an ingoing independent investigation that has indicted the…

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The Injustice Against El-Zakzaky and the Shiites – By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

“The most painful thing for me is the culture of silence around this. Yes, Shiites are in the minority and the most unpopular of Muslim populations in northern Nigeria. But is that enough reason for them to be hunted down in this manner? Does anybody think this is okay and normal and nothing will hunt us down the road?” Assume that they indeed blocked the road that the chief of army staff was about passing through and heckled the senior army officers in his motorcade. This was said to be…

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80-Year-Old Holds Free Zakzaky Poster Around Buhari’s Daura Streets As He Joins Procession

This year’s Ashura procession in Daura, the hometown of President Buhari, was uniquely enlightened with the participation of elderly men, including an 80-year-old Malam Sani Liman Dattijo, who held high a free-Zakzaky poster as they traversed the nook and crannies of the town. Malam Sani, who identified himself as a member of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and a very strong supporter of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, said he decided to join the procession to add his voice to the Free Zakzaky campaign. He said that Buhari is only oppressing Sheikh…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Releases Some Faces of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again published an e-photo album of the faces of some victims of Enforced Disappearances since that heinous Zaria genocide of December 2015 by the Buhari government. Many of these people are believed to be held in secret underground cells and detention centres across the country, but some might have been part of those who were hurriedly secretly buried in a mass shallow grave in Mando in the outskirt of Kaduna and elsewhere. As the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda said, “the crime of enforced disappearance…

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Video: Watch How Members Of The Islamic Movt Held Ashura Procession In Zaria

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria resident in Zaria took to the streets of the ancient town to mark this year’s Ashura, a religious rite in commemoration of the brutal killing of Imam Hussein (AS). The procession was largely peaceful in its entirety, except that the Zaria Area Command of the Police force, arrived the venue at the conclusion of the procession and opened fire on the dispersing mourners, injuring dozens of people. This video is being brought for people to see how police attack an entirely…

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Abba Kyari, Not Buhari, Approved It, Islamic Movt Faults Proscription

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has seriously faulted its proscription on the basis that the law was even never followed as it was not approved by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court in Abuja issued the proscription against the Islamic Movement on July 26, 2019,  relying on a memo by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, claiming to have conveyed the presidential approval for the proscription application to the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mogunno. The legal team of…

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Murderous Nigeria Police Strike Again, Injure 15 During Religious Procession At Misau

More than 15 people, including small children and women were injured in Misau, Bauchi state when murderous Nigerian police attacked a religious procession marking the auspicious birthday of Sayyeda Fatima (SA), the daughter of the Prophet (S). The procession held peacefully in more than 50 cities & towns of Nigeria. FreeZakzaky

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Trial Of Sheikh Zakzaky: Court Sets Date For Commencement 2 Years After Being Charged

The much talked about trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife is set to commence almost two years after both were charged to a Kaduna High Court. At the last sitting of the court, February 24 and 25 were set aside for the ailing duo to appear and take a plea, officially signifying the commencement of the trial, contrary to widely held views that the trial was ongoing, and that judgment was about to be delivered. Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife…

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Book On Zaria Massacre Sends Chills Down Nigerian Govt’s Spine – See Why

Nigerian authorities have been quite jittery since the news of the publication of the book on Zaria Massacre on the World stage entitled: “DECEMBER 2015 MASSACRE OF SHIITES IN NIGERIA: SURVIVORS ACCOUNTS”. The reason for this unease is that the book contains testimonies by survivors of the heinous war crimes by the Nigerian authorities against unarmed civilian citizens, who are a minority religious community, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The book vitally adds to the body of evidence that the International Criminal Court at The Hague, which announced…

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