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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Kaduna Govt Desperate To Incite Violence As It Clamps On Kafanchan Members Of The Islamic Movement

Reports reaching us indicate that for all today, a combined team of the security forces have descended on members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria resident in the southern Kaduna town of Kafanchan in Jema’a Local Government of the state. In the clampdown, they descended on the school and Islamic center run by members of the Movement, ransacking and carting away virtually every thing they saw there and making a number of arrests. Members of the Islamic Movement in the town were forced to avoid their stalls and working places…

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Breaking: Islamic Movt Files Motion Challenging Proscription By FG

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has filed a motion to challenge the proscription of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the Federal Government. In the suit, filed by Falana & Falana Chambers, members of the Movement is challenging an order of the court declaring the Movement as a terror group and urging the Federal Government to issue a gazette proscribing the Islamic Movement. The suit was supported by a 37-paragraph affidavit sworn to by their lawyer, Mr Haruna Magashi, on Friday at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Movement…

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PRESS STATEMENT:We Are temporarily suspending Our Street Protests

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria do hereby announce to the general public and the international community that it has temporarily suspended its Free Zakzaky street protests to allow for some new openings into the resolution of the problems, especially the court case instituted by our lawyers on the proscription order made by the federal government this week. It has taken this step in good faith out of respect for some eminent people and groups, whose input in the resolution of the problems appears genuine and we sincerely hope an amicable…

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Video: Sheikh Zakzaky Talks On Terrorism, Killings, Profiling, Collective Punishment, Others

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has been talking about Shi’ites views about terrorism, indiscriminate random killings, profiling of people based on tribe, religion or group with the consequent collective punishment that usually follows. Watch the video clip here:

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