Emir Sanusi’s Sudden Gush Of Fury And Vitriol Against Shi’ah As He Attempts To Pacify Ganduje, PMB

It appears that Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano derives pleasure in resorting to spraying vitriol on Shiah at the slightest opportunity. His most resent bitter criticism and malice against a section of Muslims in the country who are adherents of Shi’ah Islam became once more open when he was quoted as saying that this country was built upon Sunni Islam, and that remains the only officially acceptable Islam in his domain. This wasn’t the first time he was pouring out his animosity towards Shiah in general and the…

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Elrufai Pays Kabiru Gombe, Other Kaduna Wahabi Preachers For Their Diatribes, Divisive Campaigns

Governor Nasiru Elrufai of Kaduna state has paid the Wahabi Mullah who recently engaged in a very divisive campaign and hate speech against Christians and Shi’ites on behalf of the governor a whooping N2.5m for his diatribes. Other Wahabi hate preachers got between N250,000 and N2.5m for their efforts. In a secret memo emanating from the office of the Director of interfaith, Engr Muhammad Namadi Musa to the Kaduna State Secretary to the government authorizing the payment, the sums was said to be payment for securing favourable sermons in Jummat…

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Vision FM Must Desist From Continued Hate Campaign Against The Islamic Movement In Nigeria

We have observed series of hate campaigns against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria being aired by an Abuja-based FM radio station, Vision FM, in collaboration with some FM radio stations in some selected states. This has gone on in the past week under the guise of airing a documentary by some so-called Shia scholars. The apparent sole purpose of the documentary is to label the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, as terrorists who are not true Muslims. Such mischievous hate campaigns are potentially inciting, capable…

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Lawyers Granted Rare Access To Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife

The team of lawyers standing for Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky were this evening granted a rare access to their client, only for the third time ever in the nearly two and half years of his incarceration. Led by the lead counsel, Chief Femi Falana SAN, the brief meeting was held at the Kaduna headquarters of the State Security Service, with Barr Maxwell Kyon, esq also in attendance. The meeting discussed crucial matters relating to the legal cases and the way forward. It will be recalled that the Sheikh and three others…

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El-Rufai Dragged Before NHRC Public Hearing Over Zakzaky Hate Speech, Others

The Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has been dragged before the National Human Rights Commission over a number of offences related to hate speech during the North west zone public hearing. The governor is well known for his verbal diarrhoea in his public speeches. He was quoted as saying, “I know the animal I am working with” when referring to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, in a television program last year. Dr. John Danfulani, who made the presentation today at the public hearing on…

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Emir Sanusi’s Diatribe Against Shi’ah and The Islamic Movement

In the wake of the Zaria massacre of December, 20115 so many people had brought out their age-long animosity towards the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzkay and the Movement. One of such rants emanated from  no other than the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II (Popularly called SLS). The flamboyant Emir, who was initially mislabeled a Shiite, by his opponents  at the initial stages of his tumultuous reign, was overhead declaring that this country was a Sunni one from inception and must not tolerate any…

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