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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Govt Plots Ways To Stall Possible Court Granting Bail To Sheikh Zakzaky

Reports reaching us from very reliable sources indicate that the government of President Buhari is sweating it out on how best they could avert a potential granting of bail to ailing Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife by the Kaduna state high court. These high level schemes are being discussed and they are leaving no stone unturned to see that the Judge doesn’t deliver his ruling on the bail application entered by the Sheikh’s lawyers led by Mr Femi Falana SAN. In the last two court sessions, flimsy excuses were…

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Elrufa’i Tempering With Evidence, Digs Another Mass Grave At Mando Site

It has come to the notice of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria that the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasiru Elrufa’i, has on Monday, 22/10/18 ordered for the mass burial of a large number of people presumably killed during the recent mayhem at Kasuwan Magani, Kaduna at the Mando site of an earlier mass grave he buried at least 347 members of the Islamic Movement. We unequivocally condemn this clear attempt at tempering with evidence by the Kaduna state government desperately out trying to obliterate this invaluable crime scene perpetrated by…

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The Real Reasons Government Was Afraid To Present Sheikh Zakzaky In Court Today

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky was today not brought to the court as earlier scheduled, necessitating a further adjournment and delay in the court’s ruling on his bail application for another one month. Despite the tight security mounted in most parts of Kaduna metropolis with its attendant public inconveniences, the prosecution told the court that they were unable to bring the Sheikh to court because they don’t have enough security personnel due to the expected visit of the Vice President to Kaduna. It was…

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Another Free Zakzaky Procession In The Heart Of Kaduna Today

On the eve of the much anticipated court sitting tomorrow in the case brought against Sheikh Zakzaky and 3 others, a phenomenal free Zakzaky procession reaped through the heart of Kaduna today. It is expected that the court is to deliver a ruling on the bail application brought by the defense lawyers, although it is not clear whether the Sheikh would be brought to court tomorrow for the sitting. It will be recalled that the Sheikh was not brought to court during the last session despite mounting a very tight…

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