Free Zakzaky Takes Case To National Assembly Yet Again

Not for the first time, the momentous Free Zakzaky Campaign Train today Thursday called at the gates of the National Assembly forcing a delegation to address the thousands that were part of the peaceful protest. They were received by a delegation of the national Assembly led by Alhassan Ado Doguwa representing Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency of Kano State. Ado Doguwa and other members listened to the grievances of the Islamic Movement and were even reportedly said to have shed tears on hearing about the plight of Sheikh Zakzaky and his…

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Axis Of Evil: The Obnoxious Link Between Senator Ahmed Lawan, Elrufai, Ganduje, Sanusi And PMB (2)

In continuation of the above-titled piece, we will focus on Senator Ahmed Lawan and the pivotal role he played in the Zaria genocide, and why the Buhari government deems it right to reward him with Senate Presidency. His importance to the Buhari government is such that he has been anointed by the maximum tyrant himself, by the party hierarchy and above all, by the cabal. The fable about fighting against corruption by Buhari was even sacrificed when a corruption-laden rival was forgiven so he could withdraw his candidature to enable…

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National Disgrace: Police Forcibly Deprive Thousands Of Rights But Couldn’t Stop Handful Thugs Stealing Mace

What a week in Nigeria! In one swoop, we saw the Nigerian security apparatus demonstrating to all to see that their strength is only against the weak, unarmed citizens demanding that the government obeys its own laws, while the same security apparatus couldn’t help stop a handful of thugs storming the National Assembly to “steal” the mace, their symbol of authority. The security were there in their multitudes, battle ready to stop thousands of unarmed civilians delivering a petition to the same lawmakers, but were nowhere close to stop less…

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Unease At The ‘Three Arms Zone’ As Free Zakzaky Sits Out

There was so much unease at the Three Arms Zone today as the Free Zakzaky Procession sits out in front of the legislative arm of government for hours demanding to see the leadership of the National Assembly to explain why Sheikh Zakzaky was still being detained despite a substantive court order for his release.

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Islamic Movement Adds Voice to The NGO Regulatory Bill Debate

The Islamic Movement has come out to join in the ongoing discourse on the attempts at enacting a “NGO Regulatory Bill” that seeks to severely curtail the functions of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), stating that it strongly believes the motive of the Bill is related to it. There has been so much ado about the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) bill before the National Assembly at the moment being considered for enactment into law. Proponents and opponents of the bill have put up different arguments to back their positions especially in the last…

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Silence over Zaria Shiite killings criminal – Senator Sani

Silence over Zaria Shiite killings criminal – Sani Senator Shehu Sani: “Silence and neutrality to this amount to nothing but aiding and abetting a clear and undisguised abuse of fundamental human rights,” President Muhammadu Buhari should urgently order full scale investigation into the killings of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria sect in Zaria by the Nigerian Army. Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) said in a statement yesterday that the attacks on the homes and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, “is nothing but an indiscriminate and…

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Summary of activities that Globally marked Second Anniversary of Zaria Massacre

The global Free Zakzaky team, in coordination with Universal Justice Network, and other bodies and activists organised worldwide protests, rallies and Twitter storm to mark second anniversary of the Zaria massacre and illegal detention of Sheikh Zakzaky and IMN members. Campaigners from around the world, including Nigeria, Niger, UK, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, Switzerland, Indonesia, and Iran joined the campaign to demand justice for those detained and killed in the Zaria Massacre two years ago, during 12-14 December 2015. We bring to you a summary of events and activities that were held…

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Sights and Sounds of the Second Year Commemoration of the Zaria Massacre in Abuja

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, commemorated the second year since the horrendous attack in Zaria that resulted in the brutal massacre of over a thousand innocent people by the Nigerian army in a little over 36 hours. The commemoration held in Abuja between the 12th and 14th December, 2017 and involved peaceful #FreeZakzaky processions over the three days, letter writings to the National Assembly and the National Human Rights Commission, engagement with the media, activists and the general public. Other activities peacefully conducted include advocacy visits to Embassies of foreign…

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Second Year Anniversary of Zaria Massacre: IMN writes Senate President, Speaker House of Reps

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) today wrote the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on the ocassion of the second year anniversary of the Zaria massacre and detention of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibrahim, even as a Federal High Court had declared their detention as unconstitutional and therefore ordered their immediate release. The letter urged the Legislative heads to bring up the matter of Zaria massacre on the floor of their respective chambers. The full content…

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