BIG ONE: Buhari Is Practicing Voodoo System, It Exposes His Government To Ridicule – Rights Lawyer

A Human Rights lawyer and activist, Ahmed Abbas has described what President Buhari is practicing as voodoo system rather than the rule of law and that exposes his government to ridicule. He was peaking on a TVC program, BIG ONE. Watch here: Advertisements

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All Is Set For Tomorrow’s Start Of Daily Sit Out In Abuja

All has been set for the daily #FreeZakzaky Sit-Out in Abuja, expected to last for about three weeks, to draw attention to the deteriorating health status of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and demand an end to the incessant killing of Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The daily sit-out is expected to commence tomorrow, Wednesday 17th January, 2018 at Unity Fountain by 9:00am daily, according to the alliance of joint organizers. It is expected that a press statement later today will outline how the sit out is planned to be…

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We’re not placated by Sheikh Zakzaky’s video clip – Islamic movement

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria said the video clip of its illegally incarcerated ailing leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky failed short of its expectations of his unconditional release from custody as ordered by a Federal High Court Abuja. “This limited view and voice of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, speaking live in the short video clip in the over two years of his illegal detention may seem very pleasant but falls very short of expectations of his total and unconditional freedom as ordered by the Federal High Court Abuja,” president of the movement’s…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Reportedly Allowed To Talk To Press For The First Time

Sheikh El-Zakzaky has been reportedly allowed to speak to a select section of the Press today for the first time since his illegal detention. This followed recent wave of incessant street action calling for his release all over the country as well as globally following reports of his deteriorating health condition in detention. A rumour emanating from his detainers had circulated that he was dead, probably to incite violence but members of the Movement called their bluff appropriately. That prompted them to demand to confiscate the phone with him, which…

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A Daily Free Zakzaky Sit-out Planned For Abuja From Next Week

A group of Concerned Nigerians, Human Rights groups, organizations and activists have completed plans to conduct a daily #FreeZakzaky Sit-Out in Abuja for about three weeks, to draw attention to the deteriorating health status of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and demand an end to the incessant killing of Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. The daily sit-out is scheduled to start on Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 at Unity Fountain by 10:00am daily, according to a statement by the organizers. It is expected to last for three weeks and is expected…

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Nigerian Security Agents Spread False Rumours, Plot Mayhem To Tarnish Islamic Movement

Security agents are spreading false information and rumours with a view to breaking our will and causing confusion so that the could seize the opportunity to turn our peaceful protests into a violent occasion. Credible reports have confirmed that hoodlums have been commissioned by the authorities to foment trouble by burning tyres and properties in the course of our peaceful processions. Part of their evil plot involved spreading false news of the alleged death of our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky due to illness on fake Facebook profile pages. They had…

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Sheikh Zakzaky’s Deteriorating Health Situation: Islamic Movement In Nigeria Addresses A Press Conference

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria today Wednesday 10th January, 2018 addressed a Press Conference on the health situation of Sheikh Zakzaky , who is being illegally detained despite a valid court judgement declaring his continued detention as unconstitutional and a breach of his rights. The conference addressed by Prof Abdullahi Danladi of the Resource Forum, also talked of the recent spates of the renewed campaign to secure freedom for the ailing Sheikh to enable him obtain treatment where appropriate. It also condemns the police brutality that followed the renewed wave…

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Free Zakzaky Rally Held In Front Of Nigerian Embassy In Jakarta, Indonesia

A free Zakzaky rally held today in front of Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia to press for the Sheikh’s freedom to enable him attend to his ailing health.

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Free Zakzaky Protests Break Out In Major Cities To Call Attention To Deteriorating Health Conditions Of The Sheikh

Free Zakzaky processions were carried out in major towns of Northern Nigeria to press for the freedom of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky because of the news of his deteriorating state of health. Protests had taken place in Kaduna, Kano and Bauchi among several other places yesterday night. In Kaduna, hundreds of members of the Movement and sympathizers came out on at least three occasions to demonstrate in demand for immediate freedom for the Sheikh to enable him go to seek urgent treatment. Also in other major cities, like Katsina, Zaria, Azare…

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Editorial: Obey the law

• The Buhari administration should respect fundamental rights A major feature that distinguishes a democracy from authoritarian rule is scrupulous adherence to the Rule of Law. In a democracy, there is no room for impunity or capricious rule. Every citizen, and non-citizen alike, is presumed innocent until he has been afforded the opportunity of arraignment and trial in a court of law. Detention beyond 48 hours can only be at the instance of the court. Besides, every court order is to be obeyed unless or until it is set aside…

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