My parents are entitled to be treated like any other Nigerian -el-Zakzaky son

The only surviving son of the embattled Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, who has been in the custody of the DSS since 2015, Mohammed Ibraheem Zakzaky has decries the ill treatment being serve to his parent by the DSS, describing it as worrisome and inhuman. In press release obtained by SuncityNews, the son of the clergy wrote “I am writing to protest in the strongest possible terms about the continuing mistreatment of my father Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and my mother Zeenah al-Zakzaky at the hands of the Nigerian authorities. Friday’s…

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Jonathan, first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. Jonathan, who was awarded in recognition of his leadership in “human rights, social justice and universal fight for freedom”, becomes the first African leader to be so honoured. The presidential award was presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the late American human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, best known for his human rights struggles and the I-have-a-dream speech. In statement on Friday, the…

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Police again fire teargas during Shi’ite protest in Abuja – eyewitness

Police fired teargas in a clash with a protesting Shi’ite Muslim group in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja, SuncityNews witnesses saw on Monday According to one of the protesters, “the protest started around Wuse Market, GTBank and ended at Berger bus stop, immediately after the Total Fuel station, but while the protesters were dispersing, some Police officers arrived the scene and started firing teargas at us which majorly affected other road users, commuters and people running their businesses around the area.” He said Two eyewitnesses heard gunshots and one saw policemen…

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