President Accuses SAUDI ARABIA, QATAR of Sponsoring BOKO HARAM

Former president of Benin Republic, Nicephore Soglo, has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of funding Boko Haram. Soglo, who spoke at the constitutional term limits summit in Naimey, Niger Republic, said Africans must stand united to solve their own problems. “Boko Haram is funded by our friends from Saudi Arabia and our friends from Qatar. Are we friends or not? Let’s tell ourselves the truth,” the President said. “We have to stand together. I’m optimistic we are going to win if we stand together,” Soglo said. This has long being…

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Protests Greet Buhari In UN Visit As His Speech Is Adjudged Hollow, Full Of Ironies

Nigerian activists and other concerned Nigerians carried out what has been tagged Nigeria Must Be Free Protests this evening at the United Nations (UN) in New York as Nigerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari delivered his speech at the General Assembly. The speech meanwhile has been adjudged to be hollow and full of old rhetorics of fighting corruption, even as the high corruption fever has caught up with the Presidency full time, with not only well known corrupt politicians included in his cabinet, but his Vice President entangled in a corruption…

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Seek Better Ways To Resolve The Issue Of Islamic Movement in Nigeria Amicably – VOA Roundtable Tell Govt

Panelists in a special feature Roundtable organized by the Voice of America (VOA) in Abuja last weekend have condemned the handing of the crisis involving the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and advised the government to seek better ways of resolving the issue amicably rather than arbitrarily proscribing the Movement. Our special reporter, Abdulmumin Giwa, was a side discussant at the event, and reports: As part of its social development programs, the Voice of America organised a maiden round table meeting to discuss the plights of the Islamic Movement as well…

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September 12 To December 12: The Embers Of Tyranny 1

It was on a day like this in 1996, when perhaps the seed of brazen abuse of rights of Sheikh Zakzaky and other members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria was again clearly demonstrated by the brutal might of state apparatus. On that day, in the early hours of the day, well armed is security forces, using the cover of darkness of early dawn, several trucks and armoured personnel Carriers had laid a siege of Sheikh Zakzaky’s house, then situated in Kwarbai quatres of Zaria city, just behind the Emir’s…

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Christian Leader, Celebrities Demand Release Of Sheikh Zakzaky

A prominent Christian leader in Kaduna joined some celebrities who recently demanded the immediate release of the leadwr of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, in a video message, citing the Sheikh’s peaceful credentials. Watch a clip from that video message:

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A Dozen Killed By Police During Ashura Procession Across The Nation

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has confirmed the killing of at least a dozen of Ashura mourners across the nation during the peaceful Ashura mourning procession today, 10/09/2019. At least three people were confirmed killed by the police in Kaduna and 10 others injured, some fatally, when thousands of Muslim brothers and sisters trouped out in the early hours of today Tuesday 10/09/2019 commemorating the tragic events of Ashura. In Bauchi, reports also have it that 3 people were killed during the Ashura procession when the police attacked the mourners.…

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Shi’ites: Endangered Minority Community In Nigeria In Pictures

Shi’ites in Nigeria are facing threats for professing and practicing their faith from Nigerian authorities and can best be described as endangered minority community. From Azare to Zaria, Shi’ites have struggled to freely conduct their religious rites of Ashura mourning session like others in other parts of the world. We recorded mourning sessions in the following towns and villages across Nigeria, including but not limited to Azare, Bauchi, B/kebbi, Bida, Bedeggi, Batsari, Barikin ladi, Bulunkutu, Damaturu, Dandume, Dawakin kudu, Dutsinma, Daura, Dukku, Darazo, Doma, Potiskum, Port Harcourt, Gwaram, Gada, Gashua,…

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Buhari Govt Must Protect Ashura Religious Mourners, To Be Held Responsible For Any Attacks

For the last few days since the start of this year’s mourning sessions across the globe, there are increasing indications that the Nigerian government is poised to repeat the brutal assault it carried out in previous years against mourners. Banner headlines, obviously government-sponsored, in major Nigerian Newspapers have carried disturbing threats by the Buhari government that it is poised to kickstart the unjustified trampling on the rights of people who are taking part in their religious duties in Nigeria, in scandalous violation of all known sane laws. Already, in the…

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UN Special Rapporteur Ends Visit To Nigeria, Condemns Arbitrary Deprivation Of IMN Lives

A United Nations rapporteur has condemned Nigeria for QUOTE arbitrary deprivation of life and excessive use of lethal force against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leader Ibrahim Zakzaky. Anges Callamard made the remarks in Nigerian capital, Abuja, where she presented her preliminary findings following a 12-day visit to the country. The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions said she had NOT been presented with ANY evidence indicating the IMN was weaponized and posed a threat to the country. She added that the move to ban…

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Featured Martyr Extraordinary: Dr. Mustapha Umar Saeed

Name: Dr. Mustapha Umar Saeed. Qualifications: MBBS (Medicine and Surgery.) Profession: Medical Practitioner and versed in Islamic studies Age: 59 years Comment: He was murdered extrajudicially on 13/12/2015 along with his three sons at the residence of Sheikh Zakzaky by the Nigerian Army. His corpse, along with those of his three sons were secretly dumped in a mass grave at Mando, Kaduna at night over 100km away from the crime scene they were murdered, all in an attempt to hide the crime.

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