Breaking: Kaduna High Court Delays Judgement

The Kaduna State High Court has delayed the passing of judgement in the “no-case” submission entered by the defence lawyers in the case filed by the Kaduna State government against the last batch of members of the Islamic Movement being detained since December 2015 following the heinous attacks by the Nigerian Army in Zaria. Reason given for the delay is that the Judge has not completed the writing of her judgment and would therefore not sit today. The 100 members of the Islamic Movement, who had earlier been brought to…

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2015 Zaria massacre: Kaduna High Court Delivers Judgement Today

Today, Thursday, 19/12/19  the Kaduna State High Court will deliver judgement in the “no-case” submission entered by the defence lawyers in the case filed by the Kaduna State government against the last batch of members of the Islamic Movement being detained since December 2015 following the heinous attacks by the Nigerian Army in Zaria. This will conclude the four-year legal battle, in which the Kaduna state government sued over 200 members of the Islamic Movement after the heinous Zaria genocide perpetrated by the Nigerian Army in December 2015 that led…

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We Are Vehemently Opposed To Subjecting Sheikh Zakzaky To Further Hardships In Whatever Guise

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria condemns the wicked antics adopted today in court by the Kaduna state government through their prosecuting counsels aimed at humiliating our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, and subjecting him to further hardships. These mischievous moves by the Elrufai government were equally meant to ridicule the formidable legal team of the Sheikh, who had consistently defeated the government’s team in all cases thus far, including securing a landmark favourable judgement ordering the immediate release of the ailing Sheikh and his wife, both of whom the government is…

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Sheikh Zakzaky To Return To Court December 5

A date has been fixed for the return to court of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife for continuation of their case. Thursday December 5 is the new date. This is the first time since the botched assassination attempt of the ailing Sheikh in India by operatives of the NIA that the Sheikh will be appearing in court. It will be recalled that a Kaduna high court had granted Sheikh Zakzaky a leave to seek medical attention in India. That opportunity however was used by the Nigerian government to make…

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Zaria Massacre 2015: Kaduna High Court Fixes Dec 19 For Ruling

The Kaduna State High Court has fixed December 19 for ruling on the “no case submission” entered in the case instituted by Kaduna state government against members of the Islamic Movement, who were survivors of the heinous massacre of December 2015 in Zaria, but were arrested and have been standing trial since then.They are standing trial for alleged offences including that of culpable homicide punishable by death.The case is the other half of the same case and charges for which close to a hundred members of the Islamic Movement were…

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Zaria Massacre 2015: Kaduna High Court Fixes Dec 19 For Ruling

The Kaduna State High Court has fixed December 19 for ruling on the “no case submission” entered in the case instituted by Kaduna state government against members of the Islamic Movement, who were survivors of the heinous massacre of December 2015 in Zaria, but were arrested and have been standing trial since then.They are standing trial for alleged offences including that of culpable homicide punishable by death.The case is the other half of the same case and charges for which close to a hundred members of the Islamic Movement were…

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Kaduna High Court Discharges 9 After 3 Years Incarceration

The Kaduna State High Court presided by Justice Nyoms has discharged and acquitted 9 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria who were arrested exactly three years ago while on their way to attend the Islamic Religious rite of Ashura mourning session in Kaduna. All the nine, including two women, stood trial in the Kaduna State High Court since September 2016. They were accused of being members of the Islamic Movement, unlawful assembly and intent to disturb the public among others. In his judgment, Justice Nyoms, said the prosecution didn’t…

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Favourable Ruling Vindication That Leaving All Doors Open For Best Outcomes Works – Free Zakzaky Campaign

Kaduna High Court on Monday granted the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky leave to go to India for medical treatment. In a swift reaction, the Chairman of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee issued a statement saying that the favourable ruling is a vindication that leaving all doors open to obtain favourable outcomes works. He therefore thanked all people of conscience, particularly some very senior citizens, diplomats, human rights activists and organizations, journalists and the general public who doggedly stood by us in the campaign for justice.…

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August 5 D-Day: Justice Or Impunity As Kaduna High Court Decides Whether To Let Sheikh Zakzaky Seek Medical Attention Abroad Or Not

August 5th 2019 has been destined to be a historic day, when it will be decided on whose side Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna High Court be between justice or impunity as he delivers his ruling on the application brought to it by the leader of the Islamic Movement, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife to seek medical attention outside this country. If the presiding judge goes with justice, he would consider the overwhelming evidence that shows that the applicants are known to be clearly very ill in detention,…

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Sheikh Zakzaky: Court Succumbs To Delay Tactics Of The Govt

The Kaduna State high court has succumbed to the delay tactics of the government through its counsels and adjourned further hearing on the bail application on medical grounds by one week. The Chairman of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee in a swift response issued a statement. Full text is hereby reproduced below: PRESS STATEMENT BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE FREE ZAKZAKY CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ON THE RULING BY THE KADUNA STATE HIGH COURT ON THE BAIL APPLICATION ON MEDICAL GROUNDS FILED BY COUNSELS TO SHEIKH IBRAHEEM ZAKZAKY AND HIS WIFE ZEENAT…

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