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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Kaduna High Court Fixes July 18 To Hear Motion For Zakzaky’s Bail On Medical Grounds

Thursday July 18th, 2019 has been fixed by the Kaduna State High Court to hear the motion for bail on health grounds filed by the defense lawyers of the ailing leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife. The health situation of the duo have continued to deteriorate in detention, particularly that of the Sheikh, who is reportedly said to have suffered yet another mild stroke in addition to the very high toxic levels of heavy metals including lead. Last year in January, the Sheikh…

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Kaduna Again Comes Alive For Free Zakzaky

The capital city of Kaduna again came alive as hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria trooped out to unequivocally demand for the immediate release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. There has been an upsurge of Free Zakzaky campaigns in the last few weeks all over the country, especially in Kaduna metropolis, where the ailing Sheikh is being detained, despite the significant risk the people face to courageously come out demanding the release of the Sheikh and his wife.

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IMN Members Again Hold Free Zakzaky Procession In Kaduna

Not deterred by the incessant police attacks and arrests anytime free Zakzaky protest holds in Kaduna, members of the Islamic Movement again carried out a Free Zakzaky protest in the heart of Kaduna this evening. Last midnight, the police in Rigasa, Kaduna attacked the emergency procession held in that part of Kaduna, arresting 2 persons in the process. The emergency midnight Free Zakzaky protest held last night in all parts of the country, but it was only in Kaduna that the protest was attacked. Less than fifteen hours later however,…

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Two Arrested In Kaduna During Midnight Free Zakzaky Procession

At least two people were arrested during the emergency midnight Free Zakzaky protest last night in Rigasa area of Kaduna metropolis. The procession was simultaneously carried out in different parts of Kaduna. The Police had initially opened fire in order to forcefully stop the procession but were not successful. There were no reported cases of casualties. Midnight processions broke out spontaneously in virtually every part of Northern Nigeria following reports that the health condition of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has deteriorated in his…

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“I Won’t Be Able To Rule On Your Case” Federal High Court Judge Tells IMN Members, Transfers Case

A judge of the Federal High Court number two in Kaduna, Justice Zainab Abubakar has openly expressed her inability to deliver judgement in the case of enforcement of the Fundamental Rights of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria resident in Kaduna. Some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria living in Kaduna had approached the court sometimes back in 2017 seeking the court to enforce their fundamental rights to worship, assemble peacefully and to propagate or manifest their faith singly or in company of others, privately or in the…

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Breaking: Religious Freedom Scores A Landmark Point Against Elrufai

A Kaduna State High Court has ruled that the plan by the Kaduna State government to issue licences to the pastors of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria PFN using the Religious Regulatory Bill is a gross violation of their fundamental human rights, which guarantees freedom of association and freedom of religion. Thus, inconsistent with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended). Therefore it is hereby declared illegal. The judge, Hon Justice D. Gwadah further added that the actions of the Kaduna State House of Assembly in proceeding…

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Martyrs’ Foundation Pays Condolence Visit To Kaduna, Sympathize With Survivors Of State-sponsored Violence

Members of the Martyrs’ Foundation of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria headed by Sheikh Abdulhameed Bello, during the weekend, visited victims and survivors of previous weeks’ police and military brutality during free Zakzaky processions in Kaduna. Accompanied by other members of the Foundation including Prof. Abdullahi Danladi and Sheikh Aliyu Tirmizy of Kaduna, the delegation first paid condolence visit to the relations of the late victim, Shaheed Hussein, who was killed by the police during this year’s International Quds Day procession some weeks earlier in Kaduna. The delegation also visited…

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Kaduna Defies Rain, Threats To March For Free Zakzaky

Members of the Islamic Movement in Kaduna, this evening defied the heavy downpour and threats of police and military brutality to march on the major streets demanding for an immediate release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. In the recent past, peaceful processions like this in Kaduna for demanding the release of Sheikh Zakzaky had been attacked by either the police or the army resulting in deaths and injuries. However, it has never served as a deterrent in any way, and the government has never ever been able to break the will…

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