Islamic Movement Scores Twin Victories In Court Yet Again

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again secured two favourable landmark judgements in Jos, the Plateau state capital within one week against various governmental agencies. In the latest judgement delivered today 13th November, the High Court in Jos ruled that the arrest and subsequent detention of two members of the Islamic Movement resident in Jos, Idris Muhammad and Awwal Hussein, by officers of the Nigerian Army contravenes their fundamental rights and the right to free association. The court awarded the duo the sum of one million Naira as general damages.…

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Islamic Movt Steals The Show In Kaduna As Thousands Including A Former Governor Mark Maulud

The mammoth crowd that attended this years grand Maulud event at the famous Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna to mark the occasion of the birthday of the essence of humankind, Prophet Muhammad (S) were full of cheers as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria paraded the arena with a giant, life-size portrait of their incarcerated leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. A section of the crowd were heard chanting “Free Zakzaky” as the faithfuls marched passed the podium raising the large to life poster of the embattled Sheikh. Sheikh Zakzaky has…

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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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Martyrs’ Foundation Chief Pays Condolence Visit To Ashura Victims Families

The Head of the Martyrs’ Foundation (Shuhada Foundation), Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, has paid a condolence visit to family, friends and sympathizers of the Islamic Movement in Illela, Sokoto state, one of the few places police opened fire on Ashura Mourners killing many.

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September 12 To December 12: The Embers Of Tyranny 1

It was on a day like this in 1996, when perhaps the seed of brazen abuse of rights of Sheikh Zakzaky and other members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was again clearly demonstrated by the brutal might of state apparatus. On that day, in the early hours of the day, well armed is security forces, using the cover of darkness of early dawn, several trucks and armoured personnel Carriers had laid a siege of Sheikh Zakzaky’s house, then situated in Kwarbai quatres of Zaria city, just behind the Emir’s…

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Breaking: Court Adjourns Hearing To Sept 11 In Suit Challenging IMN Proscription

The suit challenging the exparte order proscribing the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has been adjourned till Wednesday, September 11, 2019. When the matter came up for hearing, the lawyer representing the federal government and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Tayo Akota requested for more time to enable them carefully study the affidavit of the IMN. Chief Femi Falana, SAN who is leading the team of lawyers representing the Islamic Movement proposed the 2nd of September but the government’s lawyer informed the court that on that date they would…

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A Jos-based NGO Visits Top Shi’ah Cleric

A Jos-based Nongovernmental organization, Forum To Respect Elders, today paid a visit to top Shi’a cleric and the head of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria resident in Jos, Sheikh Adamu Tsoho in his residence. The visit was on the auspicious occasion of this year’s Eid celebration. The delegation also prayed for the quick recovery of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who is en route to New Delhi, India for treatment. Watch photos below:

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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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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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