Zaria Genocide Memorial: It is Four Years Of Continuing Brutality And More Heinous Crimes By The Buhari Regime

The days between 12-14th December 2019 marks the fourth anniversary of the Zaria Massacre. On days like those Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria and thousands of his followers faced the most brutal crackdown ever, spearheaded by the Nigerian Army, at the behest of the Buhari-led Nigerian regime and its foreign backers. In those forty-eight hours of that eventful weekend, over a thousand unarmed Nigerian citizens were extrajudicially gunned down in cold blood and many hundred others were arrested. It was in those two cruel…

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ICC Investigation In Nigeria Now Inevitable, Further Delay A Waste Of Time – Amnesty Int’l

Amnesty International has come out to state the inevitability of investigating Nigeria by the ICC for the wide range of crimes against humanity, genocide against citizens and mass graves committed by some of its officials, describing any further delay as a waste of time considering the recent admission of the Office of the Prosecutor report that Nigeria has been unwilling to cooperate with the ICC in its investigations. Reacting to the publication of the annual report of the Prosecutor of the ICC on preliminary examinations,  which sets out the work…

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Between Govt Security Agencies And Islamic Movt, Who’s the Terrorist? – The Evidence

The Federal Government on Friday, reportedly obtained an order from the Federal High Court in Abuja to label the Islamic Movement as a terrorist group. This follows incessant protests by the Movement calling for their leader’s release and the consequent clampdown on them by Nigerian security agencies. But the question is that, between the security forces and the Islamic Movement, who’s the most appropriate to be tagged terrorist ? Very often following any incident involving the members of the Islamic Movement and any of the security agencies, the public is…

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Genocide Watch: Army Replaces Commander With Blood On His Head In Abuja With Another

The Nigerian army has redeployed to Jaji the Commandant, Headquarters Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen Umar Thomas Musa, who was responsible for the death last year October, of nearly 50 Arbaeen Trek solemn religious marchers in Abuja. In his place, Brig.-Gen M.T Usman from Headquarters 28 Task Force Brigade was made Commander, Headquarters Guards Brigade Abuja. It would be recalled that the Brigade of Guards under the command of Brig-Gen U.T. Musa had extra judicially killed members of the Islamic Movement, who were on a religious mourning procession over three consecutive days…

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Why Buhari Is Impotent In The Face Of Buratai’s Glaring Incompetence As COAS

That the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai is a monumental failure is not in doubt. Neither is the President Buhari’s seeming impotence in changing unarguably the worst COAS Nigeria has ever had. The question however is why? Under the command of Buratai, we have witnessed how helpless the Nigerian soldiers are when faced by relatively untrained ragtag Boko Haram and other fighters. We have seen how Soldiers remove their uniforms and take to their heels. We have witnessed an increasing number of deserters from the army like…

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Sheikh Zakzaky Advises The Incoming Government Of Buhari

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has issued pieces of advice to the incoming government of President Muhammadu Buhari, particularly with regards to the security situation in the country. Sheikh Zakzaky said, “it is time you reorganized and re-orient the Nigerian military.” This is because at the moment, “Nigerian army takes the citizens as its enemies,” the Sheikh observed. This call came in June 2015, when General Muhammadu Buhari was taking over from Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as President. The Sheikh’s prophetic warning was not however heeded as barely…

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Breaking: Soldiers Open Fire At Free Zakzaky Procession In Kaduna

Soldiers opened fire at a peaceful free Zakzaky procession this evening in Kaduna, injuring at least three. The procession was concluding by the Kaura motors along the popular Nnamdi Azikiwe Express bypass when the soldiers arrived in their truck, and without warning, opened fire using live ammunition. Three people ended up with gunshot wounds, on the back, the arm and the thigh respectively. They have all been rushed to the hospital for medical attention. Free Zakzaky processions have become a common occurrence everywhere and especially in Kaduna, where the ailing…

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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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Acts Of Terror In Nigeria: Is The Military Serving Boko Haram’s Agenda?

While the media eye remains set on the Middle East, focused as it were on the long litany of horrors which have streamed out of the region, Africa too has witnessed more than its fair share of violence, bloodshed and acts of senseless terror. The forgotten victim of Wahhabi-inspired radicalism, Nigeria stands besieged by powers which have disguised themselves as legitimate, the avant-garde of an ideological plague which seeks a complete re-engineering of Africa’s religious map. But if the African continent has failed so far to generate a media frenzy…

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Facebook Exposes, Closes Accounts Managed By Israeli Firm ‘To Dent Opposition Image’

Facebook has closed several pro-Buhari pages run by an Israeli consulting firm that specialized in denting the image of perceived opposition groups. Most of the pages claimed to be run by local Nigerian users, but in fact, were managed from Israel. These accounts were created by the Israeli firm named Archimedes. The accounts, before their closure, were used purposely for disseminating smear campaigns against groups that the Presidency considers as opposing Buhari in whatever way. Many of these pages and accounts targeted the opposition party’s Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, but…

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