Seek Better Ways To Resolve The Issue Of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Amicably – VOA Roundtable Tell Govt

Panelists in a special feature Roundtable organized by the Voice of America (VOA) in Abuja last weekend have condemned the handing of the crisis involving the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and advised the government to seek better ways of resolving the issue amicably rather than arbitrarily proscribing the Movement. Our special reporter, Abdulmumin Giwa, was a side discussant at the event, and reports: As part of its social development programs, the Voice of America organised a maiden round table meeting to discuss the plights of the Islamic Movement as well…

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Nigeria And The Sheikh Zakzaky Challenge

Things seem relatively calm on the endless altercation between the Federal Government and leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh el-Zakzaky, currently. Since the exchange of fireworks that followed the cleric’s return to Nigeria alongside his wife last week, both parties have taken what seems to be a well-advised ceasefire off the series of accusations and the counter accusations that attended the cleric’s failed trip to India. The current peace the nation has from the three-year-old situation between the government and Sheikh el-Zakzaky is indeed one that is heart-warming.…

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I Don’t Know What Ulterior Motive Zakzaky Has – Sheikh Zakzaky Replies Nigerian Govt From Delhi

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has reacted to the comments of the Nigerian government through the Ministry of Information and Culture that he has ulterior motive by saying “I don’t know what ulterior motive Zakzaky has!” Speaking via a video message, the Sheikh further explained his plight since arriving in India for treatment, and said they lost the confidence of the hospital to fairly treat them in a neutral, nonpartisan way. The Sheikh said that the hospital was recommended to them by the doctors who visited us…

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Anarchic And Bitter Nigerian Govt Issues Statement Seeking A Willing Victim In Sheikh Zakzaky

The Nigerian government is crying foul for obvious failure to victimize the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in Indian hospital, where he had gone to seek treatment as permitted by the court against the government’s wishes. It is a well known fact that the Nigerian authorities had tried all their antics to see that the Sheikh wasn’t given a medical leave. When that failed woefully in the court, they promptly indicated their intention to appeal. Realizing that wouldn’t stay the execution of the order and…

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Enemies Can’t Define Islamic Movement, Govt Told

There have been waves of media campaigns in the last few days being championed by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) maligning the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leadership, reminiscent of December 2015 after the heinous crime of genocide and mass graves committed by government and its agents. The climax was the live television program on NTA Tuesday Live discussion on the topic: “IMN and National Security” by two featured guests that have been posing and parading as “genuine, non-IMN” Shia adherents in Nigeria. These two “Shia experts” together laboured,…

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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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Islamic Movt Has Obtained At Least 6 Judgements Against Govt In Last 4 Years Alone

It has been revealed that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has obtained at least 6 favourable judgements against the government in the past four years alone. This was disclosed by Barrister Haruna Magashi in a 37 paragraph affidavit sworn in support of the application seeking an order setting aside, discharging and/or vacating the ex parte order of the Federal High Court made on the 26th July 2019, proscribing the existence and activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in any part of Nigeria under whatever form, either in groups or…

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FGN To Declare Islamic Movt Terrorist Group Using Court pronouncement

The Federal Government of Nigeria has gone through the back door in its desperate attempt at designating, falsely, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as a terrorist group, using the court. A report in Punch newspaper today stated that the Federal Government has obtained a court order to proscribe the Movement. By this, they think they have completed what they have been trying to do all the years, and what the guns or genocide could not do. It is now clear why they desperately tried to induce violence, including sacrificing their…

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The Nigerian State And The Islamic Movement In Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibrahim

#TrackNigeria –For most States in the world, groups that organize regular demonstrations challenging policies and practices of government are often seen as irritants who should be prevented from such action. In situations where such States have not been fully civilized by democratic forces, the tendency is to use excessive force to stop the activities of such demonstrators and abuse their human and civil rights. That is clearly the relationship between the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and our security agencies. For too long, a pattern of behaviour has been established…

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Flashback: Confession Of Crime Against Humanity By Kaduna State Government

The Kaduna State government has confessed to the secret mass burial of hundreds of the victims of mass extra judicial killings of the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria over one weekend in December 2015 in Zaria. The confession was made by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Balarabe Abbas while testifying at the Judicial Commission of Inquiry in Kaduna against vehement denial by the Nigerian Army of the existence of any mass grave in relation to the Zaria incident. In fact, then Colonel AK Ibrahim, who authored…

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