Kaduna Takes Turn In The Third Year Zaria Massacre Anniversary Seminar Series

There was a huge turnout yesterday in Kaduna as the third year anniversary of the Zaria massacre seminar series took place at the Fuciyyah School, Kaduna. Like the previous meetings in Yola, Jalingo and other places, the seminar has as its theme: “Prospects, Problems & Progress of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Three Years On.” It was anchored by Malam Muhammad Awwal and had in attendance the Chairman of the Free Zakzaky Campaign Committee, Sheikh Abdulrahaman Yola and many other members of the Campaign Committee including Dr. Shuaibu. Others who graced…

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Renewed Free Zakzaky Protests In Gusau, Kaduna, Abuja

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria again took to the streets of Gusau, Kaduna and Abuja yesterday, Thursday 27th December 2018 in a renewed call for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, being held for the past three years now against court judgement. In Kaduna, the protest kicked off in the late afternoon and was conducted at the ever busy Nnamdi Azikiwe, Western bypass for several hours without an incidence. It was a direct response to…

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Christmas: Rapturous Applause As Islamic Movement Members Sing Jesus Songs In Kaduna Church

There was a rapturous applause at the ECWA GOODNEWS (PASTURE GARDEN), Karji, Kaduna as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria joined Christian faithful to felicitate with Christian friends and neighbours, and in the process sang songs eulogizing Jesus. The congregation was sent to ecstasy as they heard the Muslims talk of the return of Jesus. Earlier, the team lead of the Muslim visitors to the church, Shuaibu Musa, had explained the reasons for their presence on Christmas day. “We are here to merry with you on the birth of…

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Nigerian Police Attempts To Disrupt Peaceful Free Zakzaky Procession In Kaduna

The Nigerian police today attempted to scuttle the third anniversary free Zakzaky procession that held in the heart of Kaduna metropolis. The procession, which was attended by hundreds of members of the Movement, was attacked by the police towards the end of the procession with shooting of tear gas indiscriminately into crowds that watched the peaceful procession in admiration. There was no reported injuries or arrest following this latest show of shame by the Kaduna state police command. The procession ended as peacefully as it was started.

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Culpable Homicide: Chief Investigating Police Officer Seeks To Change Key Evidence

It was mild drama today in Kaduna state High Court being presided by Justice Gwada in the continuation of trial in the case of culpable how leveled against close to a hundred members of the Islamic Movement arrested about three years back during the Zaria massacre, as the Chief Investigating Police Officer tried to deny a previous evidence he gave in a similar case earlier. At the resumption of hearing today, the prosecutor, Barr Bayero Dari had told the court that he is prepared to present one of his witnesses,…

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Gov El-Rufai’s Acts Of State-Sponsored Terror Against Islamic Movt 2 Yrs Ago

On a day like this, exactly two years ago, the Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, instructed state agents to demolish the Fudiyyah Islamic School belonging to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, without any legal backing or rational justification. This state-sponsored terror is one in a series of horrendous attacks on the members of the Islamic Movement, its leadership and  properties in continuation of the persecution embarked upon by the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Watch here how the demolition took place:

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Why Justice Kurada Refused Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife Bail

More facts have emerged as to the reasons why the Kaduna High Court, presided by Justice Gideon Isa Kurada refused to grant Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife bail last week. The court sitting last Wednesday denied the bail application filed by the counsel to the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Justice  Kurada, while agreeing that the defense counsels showed exceptional circumstances in that they established that the ailing Sheikh had been held for over two years without trial, they have failed to establish that the Sheikh and his wife are…

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Who Is Investigating The Mass Graves Found In Kaduna?

Mass graves were reported found in Kaduna, location of the recent military action against the Islamic Movement. On February 6th “activists” found a mass burial ground at Mando Kaduna cemetery along the Birnin Gwari road near Hajj camp, that had been ploughed by caterpillars. They said it contained some of the bodies of movement victims that had been killed by what has been regarded as an overhanded military “honour killing” reaction. When mass graves are found, it is a humanitarian alarm and trigger for immediate investigation. But frankly, who will…

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A Day To Court Ruling On Zakzaky Bail, Govt Desperately Seeks Ways To Avoid Sitting

It is barely twenty four hours before the much expected court appearance of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife before a Kaduna High Court presided by Justice Kurada, during which he is expected to rule on the bail application put forward by the defence counsels, led by Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria. The court could not sit in about three different occasions previously as the government through its prosecution counsels seeks to frustrate progress in the case, thereby denying possible granting of bail to the sick duo. During the last…

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