Yesterday’s Peaceful End Of Free Zakzaky Protest A Big Testimony

Yesterday’s huge Free Zakzaky protest in Abuja by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria is a testimony that when the security agencies don’t interfere in any way, the protest ends without any adverse events contrary to what the authorities have been trying hard to portray to the public. It will be recalled that last week Tuesday, both uniformed and plain clothed security agents infiltrated the Free Zakzaky protest at the National Assembly, overwhelming the Movement’s crowd control mechanisms causing mayhem, leading to the death of two members of the…

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Genocide Watch: Army Replaces Commander With Blood On His Head In Abuja With Another

The Nigerian army has redeployed to Jaji the Commandant, Headquarters Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen Umar Thomas Musa, who was responsible for the death last year October, of nearly 50 Arbaeen Trek solemn religious marchers in Abuja. In his place, Brig.-Gen M.T Usman from Headquarters 28 Task Force Brigade was made Commander, Headquarters Guards Brigade Abuja. It would be recalled that the Brigade of Guards under the command of Brig-Gen U.T. Musa had extra judicially killed members of the Islamic Movement, who were on a religious mourning procession over three consecutive days…

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The Injustice Against El-Zakzaky and the Shiites, By Abdulaziz Abdulaziz

The most painful thing for me is the culture of silence around this. Yes, Shiites are in the minority and the most unpopular of Muslim populations in northern Nigeria. But is that enough reason for them to be hunted down in this manner? Does anybody think this is okay and normal and nothing will hunt us down the road? Assume that on Saturday, December 12, 2015, the Shiites preparing for a programme at their centre in Zaria did indeed confront the military. Assume that they indeed blocked the road that…

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Two Victims Martyred By Police Brutality In Kaduna Laid To Rest

Two victims of Nigerian Police brutality who were martyred yesterday Friday, 11th July 2019 in Kaduna during peaceful free Zakzaky protest have been laid to rest. The two martyrs, Abubakar Aliyu Badiko and Nasir Ahmad Marabar Jos received their last funeral rites at a solemn ceremony in Kaduna. While Abubakar was buried in Badiko area of Kaduna metropolis, The funeral session was led by the head of the Martyrs Foundation, Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello. Others in attendance included the head of the Kaduna members, Sheikh Aliyu Tirmidhi, and several hundred members…

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Lagos Comes Alive For Free Zakzaky

The Free Zakzaky campaign train was live today, Thursday 11th July, in Lagos as hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement came out to demand the immediate release of Sheikh Zakzaky. Islamic Movement has intensified campaign for the release of its leader following very disturbing news that the Sheikh’s health condition is fast deteriorating in detention. There has been renewed street actions and so much political and diplomatic activities aimed at urging the government to allow the Sheikh to go and attend to his failing health.

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Police Open Fire On Free Zakzaky Protesters, Kill 2, Arrest Many

The Nigerian police today opened fire on peaceful Free Zakzaky protesters at the National Assembly complex, killing at least two members of the Islamic Movement and arresting many. Protesters went to the National Assembly complex, as they have often done in the last one year, to demand the immediate release of their ailing incarcerated leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, who has been detained for close to three and a half years now. News of the Sheikh’s deteriorating health condition has galvanized the Islamic Movement to intensify the call for his release…

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Islamic Movement Intensify Free Zakzaky Campaigns Nationwide As Health Situation Of Their Leader Worsens In Detention

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has lately intensified the Free Zakzaky Campaigns with nationwide street actions, night street actions, press conferences, legal and diplomatic contacts as the frightening news of the deteriorating health situation of their leader reach dire and alarming proportions. In the major towns of Kaduna, Kano and Kaduna, free Zakzaky processions have been conducted three times a day or more. Night processions are becoming increasingly carried out in many towns and villages across the country. Daily street protest have been carried out in Abuja for more than…

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Again, Sheikh Zakzaky Explains The Non-violent Nature Of The Islamic Movement

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has again explained the non-violent nature of the struggle by the Movement he leads. He made this explanation during a preaching session sometimes back before his arrest after a brutal attack by the Nigerian Army in December 2015. According to the Sheikh, “we only preach using proofs and evidence. If you get convinced, you accept. If you are not convinced, you do it your way and we do our way. That is the way we are.” Explaining further the…

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“Beware Of Agents Who’ll Incite You To Attack Without Thinking Of Repercussions” – Sheikh Zakzaky To Members

The Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has sounded a word of caution to the members of the Movement to always be mindful of the machinations of enemies, whose main aim is to always portray them in bad light in such a way as to incite them into carrying out an attack without thinking of the repercussions. The Sheikh explained, “they think they can then finish the Movement off in that way.” However, the Sheikh assured, “God’s ways are not their ways,” enjoining members to always…

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