Falana tackles Buhari, accuses president of ‘impunity’

Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “impunity” in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states. Mr. Falana said the president was giving the impression of favouring one set of people against another. “I’m now bothered when leaders come out to make statements that give the impression that we either out to cover up serious criminality,” he said. “The government, the security forces know those who are carrying out these our problem. “Since 1914, this is the first time in the history of our…

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Fundamental Rights Case of IMN Members in Sokoto: Court Adjourns Sitting Again

The Federal High Court Sokoto has adjourned sitting again till the 18th of January, 2018 in the case of enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement, which came up for hearing today. The adjournment followed the inability of the Attorney-general of Sokoto state to file a response to the motion on notice backed by affidavits in support filed by counsel to members of IMN in Sokoto against the Sokoto state government, Sokoto State governor, the Sokoto State Attorney General & Commissioner of Justice, the Sokoto State…

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Fundamental Rights Case of IMN Members in Sokoto: Court Adjourns Sitting

The Federal High Court Sokoto has adjourned sitting for two weeks in the case of enforcement of the fundamental rights of members of the Islamic Movement, which came up for hearing today. Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria residing in Sokoto state had gone to the Federal High Court in Sokoto seeking for the enforcement of their Fundamental Rights and an order of perpetual injunction restraining government and security services in the state or their agents from any further harassments, molestations and violently attacking or arresting IMN members during…

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The many false flag calls of Military and DSS against IMN – The absurd and the outlandish

Security operatives in Nigeria have for long had a history of covertly planning false flag operations against the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) for different many purposes. We have seen quite a number of such false flag calls in recent times, some very ridiculous, others absurd and outlandish. We will reflect on some of the absurd and the outlandish in this piece. Nigerian Army tries to cover its tracks: When soldiers of the Nigerian Army opened fire on peaceful demonstrators in Zaria in July 2014, the military covertly planned to…

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