Zakzaky Foundation South Africa Condemns Brutalities Against Ashura Mourners In Nigeria

The South Africa-based Zakzaky Foundation has issued a strongly worded statement condemning the recent brutalities perpetuated by government against members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during Ashura mourning rituals. In the statement dated 2nd September 2020 signed by Rosheni Khaled,the Foundations Secretary-General, the Foundation noted that the “Saudi backed Buhari regime have intensified its several abuses and human rights violations upon the Islamic Movement in Nigeria this Muharram.” these attacks have intensified. The Foundation therefore called on the International community to hold the rogue Buhari regime accountable for the…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Releases Some Faces of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again published an e-photo album of the faces of some victims of Enforced Disappearances since that heinous Zaria genocide of December 2015 by the Buhari government. Many of these people are believed to be held in secret underground cells and detention centres across the country, but some might have been part of those who were hurriedly secretly buried in a mass shallow grave in Mando in the outskirt of Kaduna and elsewhere. As the ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda said, “the crime of enforced disappearance…

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Members Of The Islamic Movt Mark Ashura In Over 300 Towns Across Nigeria

The Nigerian government-backed fight against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and its leadership today suffered a huge setback as hundreds of thousands of members of the Movement took to the streets of over 300 towns across Nigeria, including the southern towns in Imo, Rivers, Delta, Edo, Lagos and Oyo states to mark this year’s Ashura. This year’s Ashura procession was tagged “the victory of blood over swords” in clear reference not only to the victory of Imam Hussein’s revolution over swords of his enemies but also an indication of the…

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Ashura Mourning Sessions Commence Across The Country

Hundreds of thousands of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, today joined the rest of the Islamic World to mark the Annual Ashura Mourning with solemn sessions held across most of the towns and villages. The Ashura mourning is usually carried out at the start of the Islamic calendar year from the first day of the first month, Al-muharram, to commemorate the brutal murder of Imam Hussein (AS), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAWA) at Karbala. Below is a cross-section of pictures on the first day:

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Police, Not Shi’ites Killed Journalist, Senator Abba Moro Petitions Senate

The Senate on today received a petition over the killing of a Journalist assigned to cover a protest in Abuja allegedly by men of the Nigeria Police Force. The petition, which was brought to the floor during the start of plenary by Senator Abba Moro (PDP – Benue South), was referred by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions. The lawmaker, who came under a point of order, said the Journalist, Alex Ogbu, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, was shot on the head…

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Flashback: Islamic Movt Joins Others To Mark International Women’s Day In Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement on a day like today the 8th of March, last year, joined several other groups to mark the International Women’s Day in Abuja with a protest, as last year the day coincided with the auspicious birthday of the leader of women, Sayyedah Fatima (AS), the daughter of Prophet (S). The protest march was organized by a coalition of groups, including the Coalition in Defence of Nigeria Democracy and Constitution, Bring back our girls movement and the Concerned Nigerians among several others. Members of the Islamic…

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“We’re Heroes Of This Nation – You Seek To Kill, We Seek To Save Lives” Sheikh Zakzaky Declares

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has publicly declared the basic difference between Nigerian leaders and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, when he observed that while Nigerian leaders always seek to kill people, members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria are always striving to save the souls of Nigerians. We are the heroes of this nation,” he declared. Sheikh Zakzaky challenged the leaders that if they want to show how good they are to the society, they should carry out services that will…

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Emulate Shi’ites In Being Self-sufficient, Gov Masari Counsels Religious Groups

Other religious Sunni groups in Nigeria have been advised to emulate the Shi’ites in Nigeria in being self-sufficient and reliant on themselves only. This advice was given by the Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari while addressing a group of Sunni scholars last week. Masari, who decried the beggarly attitude of these Sunni groups, noted that, “each day, we get up to 20 or more requests of financial assistance from one Sunni organization or the other.” He wondered why they would not be making use of their touted numerical strength to…

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THAT MISADVENTURE: Trump Thought Iran is Iraq, Now He Thinks Nigeria Is Iran

He wanted to use Iran to booster his ego. He thought war is about weapons. He thought the noise they make of American invisibility was real. When his weapon defence system failed, those who knew called him into a room and gave him a bit by bit account. That Iranian missiles rain, put the living fear into him. America was about to be demystified. So, he beat a hasty retreat. Today America is still counting its casualties. Of course apart from loss hardware, America is losing its grip on the…

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Religious Intolerance: US Places Nigeria On Special Watch List

The United States government has placed Nigeria on the special watch list of states that had engaged in or tolerated the severe violation of religious freedom. This was made known to the public by the US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo in a statement in Washington on Friday. This followed the release of the 2018 report of the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom, which recommended Nigeria’s designation as a country of particular concern. The report noted that the Federal and State governments in Nigeria have continued to suppress…

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