Staggering Statistics Of Nigerians Violently Killed During Buhari’s Tenure Has Started To Raise Concerns

The staggering numbers of Nigerian citizens that have fallen victims to avoidable violent deaths for no just cause during the continued tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari is only now dawning on people, as groups and communities are increasingly voicing out their concerns.A conglomeration of civil societies and activists came under the auspices of Nigeria Mourns from last year, on May 28, to mark a day by that name, as a way of mourning the country’s mounting numbers of victims of violent deaths since the beginning of the present administration of…

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UN Declares Aug. 22 International Day Of Victims Of Religious Violence

The UN General Assembly on Tuesday, declared Aug.22, as International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. This followed the adoption of draft Resolution A/73/L85 tabled by Poland with support from several other countries, ironically including Nigeria, which has been killing members of the Islamic Movement based on their faith. Over a thousand members of the Islamic Movement were killed by state agents within one weekend in December 2015 based on their faith and dumped them in mass grave. Several scores have further been…

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Buhari govt, Army, Police, killing Its Citizens – US Govt

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and unlawful killings. This was contained in a recent report entitled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” published on the Department of State website. It said: “The national police, army, and other security services used lethal and excessive force to disperse protesters and apprehend criminals and suspects and committed other extrajudicial killings. Authorities generally did not hold police, military, or other security force personnel accountable…

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NHRC Replies Falana On Illegal Killing Of 492 Shiites: “Your Complaint Is Receiving Attention”

The National Human Rights Commission has written a reply to Barrister Femi Falana, SAN on his letter of request for the investigation of the illegal killing of at least 492 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria by the Nigerian Army and Police between 2014 and 2018, stating that the complaint is receiving attention. You will be informed of the outcome of our investigation on the matter in due course. The reply referenced C/2017/075/HQ, dated 7th November 2018 and signed by Valerie .U. Duruh of the Civil and Political Rights Department…

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Nigerian Army Warns, Expect More Deaths Because We Don’t Have Rubber Bullets

The Spokesman of Defence Headquarters, DHQ, John Agim, has issued a threat that Nigerians should expect more brutal killings of unarmed civilians, especially members of the Islamic Movement, because they would use live ammunition against them as they don’t have rubber bullets. The Defence Spokesperson, Brigadier General John Agim made these threats when he was speaking at the Osasu Show television program, characterized by lies, threats and more lies. The army spokesman lied that only three members of the Islamic Movement were killed, when the army used brute force to…

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More People Slam Nigerian Army Over Abuja Massacre

More and more people are condemning the Nigerian army for the unwarranted attacks on members of the Islamic Movement who were on their religious procession in Abuja last week, leading to the death of 50 unarmed citizens. One of such was by Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, who described silence on this army massacre as criminal.

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Police Handover 10 More Corpses of Shi’ites Killed By Military In Abuja

The Nigerian Police today Tuesday, 6th November, 2018 handed over the remains of an additional 10 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria killed by the Nigerian army in Abuja last week. These were some of the victims the soldiers took along with them after they massacred unarmed members of the Islamic Movement who were conducting a religious event of Arbaeen mourning procession by opening fire on them over three days. These corpses were taken to 3 different mortuaries spread across Abuja as follows: Three were deposited at General Hospital…

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Blood On Their Hands!

There is nothing more appropriate to underscore a nation with broken consciousness and moral fibre than its present army of occupation across the country. It is a sign of dithering hope, fractured nationality, broken dialogue, and a clear absence of national cohesion and unanimity of purpose. Under a democracy, the Police are vested with the responsibility of maintaining law and order, and not the military by whatever guise. The present scenario playing out under the Buhari’s administration is an unusual situation in an unusual country, governed by unusual president struggling…

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Nigerian Military Promotes Trump Threat To Shoot At US Border To Justify Shia Muslim Genocide

In what may yet be the most ridiculous and shameless attempt at defense of barbarism and the apparent state organized genocide of the 15 million shia Muslim minority population of Nigeria, the Nigerian army has posted a video of a US president Trump threatening foreign immigrants at the US border, to justify its use of excessive deadly force against peacefully protesting and at times rioting Muslim youth. As at the last check, the Nigerian Army has deleted the tweet The attempt at defense insults the mind of every conscientious Nigerian…

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Shi’ites’ Killings By Nigerian Forces: Activist Writes Open Letter To UN Secretary-General

An activist, Comrade Timi Frank, who is the Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress has written an open letter to the United Nations Secretary-General over the recent brazen killing of unarmed Shi’ah protesters by the Nigerian Army. The letter, which was made available to the public this afternoon, was also copied to a number of foreign offices including the US Ambassador, the British High Commissioner, the French and German Ambassadors as well as the Representative of the European Union in Nigeria. The letter called for…

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