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Police fired shots at peaceful free Zakzaky protest in Kaduna The police in Kaduna today fired live bullets at members of the Islamic Movement in Kaduna during a peaceful protest march demanding the release of the illegally detained Sheikh Zakzaky.
Letter from IMN to the Attorney General, Demanding Immediate Release of ElZakzaky and Wife We are Solicitors to Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky and his wife, Hajia Ibraheema Elzakzaky on whose behalf we write this letter.
FG Cannot Prosecute Zakzaky, Only Kaduna State Govt. can – Presidency Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, has made it very clear that the FG cannot prosecute Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, stating that only the Government of Kaduna State can.
Our Protest will never be Violent but Always Peaceful - IMN Our attention has been drawn to a report emanating from the Directorate for state security saying that they have learnt from credible sources that Shiites are to embark on violent protest.
Big Opportunity For Acting President Osinbajo to Perform Better & Release El Zakzaky – IMN The Islamic Movement in Nigeria strongly believes that this is a golden opportunity for the Vice President and acting President, Yomi Osinbajo, to live up to his words by setting free our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, who have been in illegal detention for over a year without charges, in flagrant contempt of court judgement that ordered their release.
NUJ Kaduna Unregisters Al-Mizan Newspaper Owned by Shiite The Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has stated that it has with immediate effect de-registered Shite sect-owned Al-Mizan Newspaper.
Stop the Delay, Respect Court Order & Release Sheikh Zakzaky, IMN Tells Buhari In his New Year message to Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari, made an unusual call to those he termed the Shia community, whom he referred to as his “brothers and sisters.”
Human Rights Watch Calls for the Release of El-Zakzaky Nigerian authorities should end their violent repression of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), a minority Shia group, that began with a three-day lethal crackdown on December 12-14, 2015, and free its leader, Human Rights Watch said today.
IMN PRESS STATEMENT: An Attempt to Forcibly take Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky to an Unknown Destination URGENT ALERT We have reliably learnt of a sinister attempt to forcibly take Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky to an unknown destination, claiming "orders from above."
IMN PRESS STATEMENT: Historic Court Judgement and Free Zakzaky The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday (02/12/2016) ordered the unconditional release of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife, Malama Zeenat Ibraheem. Delivering the judgment, the Presiding Judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole held that the continued detention of Sheikh Zakzaky and his wife by state instrumentality was an arbitrary act.
IMN PRESS STATEMENT: Apprehension As Sokoto CP Visits IMN Leader At Islamic Centre Today, 29/11/16 the Sokoto state police commissioner arrived at the residence of Sheikh Qasim Umar, a leading member of The Islamic Movement, ostensibly on a fact finding mission.
WHY IS GOV LALONG PERSECUTING IMN MEMBERS IN PLATEAU? Despite detaining 44 members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) following Army’s attack on Ashura peaceful procession in Jos, Plateau state, Governor Lalong has ordered the arrest of 3 more members of IMN. They were detained at the force headquarters after lodging a complaint that they sited some items belonging to our Islamic center that were stolen being sold.
El-Rufai Criticizes Attacks on Shiites, Calls for the Arrest of Perpetrators. The executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has frowned at the recent attacks by the people of Tudun Wada in Kaduna, on the members of the Shiite which has led to the death of four persons.
Fight Against Shiite Group Extends to Kano, Sokoto, Katsina; 8 killed. Not less than eight persons from the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, which are also known as the Shiite group, were murdered on Wednesday as fight against the group spread across some other northern states.
Kaduna Government Turns Youths Against Shi'a Members, Set Ablaze Leader's House. On Wednesday, some angered youth in Tudun Wada, Kaduna State burnt the home of Mukhtar Sahabi, who is the leader of the Shi'a Islamic group, located at Zango Road.
Army/Shi’ite clash: Kaduna Govt Grants 4 weeks Extension to Commission, El-Zakzaky Reportedly Blinded by Bullet Wound The government of Kaduna State has granted an extension of four weeks to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry as regards to the clash between the Shiite and the Army in Zaria.