Zaria massacre reenacted in Lekki massacre; Find the similarities and the differences

After days of extensive reporting, PREMIUM TIMES brought out a clearer picture of what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20. It was immediately clear that what happened in Lekki was exactly a reenactment of what happened in Zaria between December 12 and 13 2015. REFLECTION-ONLINE looks at the similarities and differences. Lekki: At about 6:45 p.m. on October 20, men in military uniform arrived at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos in three Toyota Hilux vans and almost immediately began shooting into a crowd of peaceful protesters…

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Edochie’s ignominious role in Fatal Arrogance indefensible

Our attention has been drawn to a-12-minute video clip by the Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie on his Facebook page, as he laboured to explain his role in the Nigerian army sponsored film, “Fatal Arrogance.” We find his explanations inexplicable, his reasons flawed and his excuses unimpressive, irrational, and at best absurd. Firstly, any serious artist worth the name must, first of all, undertake some kind of serious research to get the facts of any script brought to him right. This must be done through intense reading of the literature and…

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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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Another Victim Of Last Weekend’s Police Shooting Dies In Kaduna

The death has just occurred this evening of yet another Victim of Police brutality of last Sunday in Kaduna during the Ashura mourning procession, Muhammad Sani. Until his demise, he was one of the dozens of victims of Police brutality who sustained and was nursing injuries in Kaduna. Muhammad Sani was shot at the chest and the thigh and was admitted in a hospital before he lost the battle to maintain his earthly life and attain victory through martyrdom.

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Gambari Gets Rewarded As Buhari CoS For Role In Muddying Zaria Massacre Storyline

Prof Ibrahim Gambari gets his reward as the new Chief of Staff to President Gen Buhari for his blind loyalties even against his calling and conscience, for his role as a member in the charade that was the Judicial Commission of Inquiry (JCI) instituted to muddy the storyline of the heinous Zaria genocide of December 2015. He has been carefully chosen to replace the late Abba Kyari, who was the principal and sole person behind the proscription of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) by Justice Nkeonye Maha of the…

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What Sheikh Zakzaky Told Late Kyari During Condolence Visit In 2014

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, had spelt out the modus operandi of the Movement to the late CoS to the President, Abba Kyari, when the later paid him a condolence visit in 2014 on the ocassion of the death of his 3 sons killed during the Jonathan’s government. Sheikh Zakzaky said, while welcoming the delegation including the late Kyari, that all he does is to preach with wisdom and self-restraint, and not to use guns. “We only preach. When it comes to preaching, that’s…

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SHEIKH ZAKZAKY: A PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE THAT MUST FOREMOSTLY BE RELEASED

Since the outbreak of this Coronavirus pandemic, many countries all over the world have been releasing prison inmates in their thousands ostensibly to decongest them, but also as a way of releasing the innocent ones among them who were unjustly detained. By so doing, the nation receives succor from the Creator of the world because of the magnanimity. It is in this same vein that the Nigerian government is expected to release the foremost prisoner of faith in the country and the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh…

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Security, Safety of Sheikh Zakzaky, Wife Must Be Guaranteed – Islamic Movt Demands From FG

Credible reports emanating from the Kaduna Correctional Center, where the government is wrongly detaining Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife has reached the Islamic Movement in Nigeria of a turmoil leading to the opening of fire and blocking of all access roads to the Center. We are rightly concerned about these developments and we strongly call on all relevant authorities to ensure that the security and safety of the Sheikh and his wife are guaranteed. We would hold the federal government responsible for any harm to them. It is the responsibility…

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El-Rufai Begins Rehabilitation Of Ally In Crime, ex-Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has commenced the process of rehabilitating the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, with his appointment into the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) board within hours after he was removed as Emir of Kano. Both the governor and the ex-Emir are implicated in the heinous Zaria massacre that claimed the lives of over a thousand lives in a single weekend in 2015. While the killings and the subsequent attempts at hiding the extent of lives lost through secret mass burial were directly supervised…

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Abba Kyari, Not Buhari, Approved It, Islamic Movt Faults Proscription

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has seriously faulted its proscription on the basis that the law was even never followed as it was not approved by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd). Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court in Abuja issued the proscription against the Islamic Movement on July 26, 2019,  relying on a memo by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, claiming to have conveyed the presidential approval for the proscription application to the National Security Adviser, Babagana Mogunno. The legal team of…

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