House Of Reps In Rowdy Session Over Sheikh Zakzaky’s Release

The House of Representatives was in a rowdy session today as Honorable members debated the wordings of the order to release Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. During the debates at the plenary, members took a minute silence to commiserate with the families of Precious Owolabi, an NYSC member with Channels TV & the Deputy Commissioner of police, Usman Umar of the FCT command, who died during the violent clampdown on members of the Islamic Movement. There was no word of condolences to families of the Movement killed by the Police. During the…

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House Of Reps Calls Fed Govt To Release Sheikh Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday have called on the Nigerian government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky in accordance with a Federal high court ruling. The House made this call while adopting a motion by the Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, which was brought to discuss the incidence yesterday when a peaceful free Zakzaky protest was disrupted and turned violent following attack by security agencies. The lawmakers said the IMN members have been protesting their leader’s continued detention for quite sometime…

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Islamic Movement Adds Voice to The NGO Regulatory Bill Debate

The Islamic Movement has come out to join in the ongoing discourse on the attempts at enacting a “NGO Regulatory Bill” that seeks to severely curtail the functions of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), stating that it strongly believes the motive of the Bill is related to it. There has been so much ado about the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) bill before the National Assembly at the moment being considered for enactment into law. Proponents and opponents of the bill have put up different arguments to back their positions especially in the last…

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Sights and Sounds of the Second Year Commemoration of the Zaria Massacre in Abuja

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, commemorated the second year since the horrendous attack in Zaria that resulted in the brutal massacre of over a thousand innocent people by the Nigerian army in a little over 36 hours. The commemoration held in Abuja between the 12th and 14th December, 2017 and involved peaceful #FreeZakzaky processions over the three days, letter writings to the National Assembly and the National Human Rights Commission, engagement with the media, activists and the general public. Other activities peacefully conducted include advocacy visits to Embassies of foreign…

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Second Year Anniversary of Zaria Massacre: IMN writes Senate President, Speaker House of Reps

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) today wrote the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on the ocassion of the second year anniversary of the Zaria massacre and detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibrahim, even as a Federal High Court had declared their detention as unconstitutional and therefore ordered their immediate release. The letter urged the Legislative heads to bring up the matter of Zaria massacre on the floor of their respective chambers. The full content…

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