Police Brutality: Fires live bullets at Free El-Zakzaky protesters

Police Continue the Bloodshed Yet Police attacks a Free-Zakzaky protest today, teargassing and spraying live ammunition and even shot minors. The protest, which was kick-started at the Sky-Memorial on the way from PDP National Secretariat was to terminate at Berger roundabout. At that point, police started shooting at protesters indiscriminately, so far five (5) protesters sustained serious gun shot injuries. According a report obtained by SuncityNews signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement, the group says “Nigerian Police Force has gradually taken over the…

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SHEIKH ZAKZAKY’S FATE NOT IN THE HANDS OF EL-RUFA’I -IMN

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria says they will not accept any denial of complicity by the General Buhari-led Federal Government of the continued detention of their leader. According to a press release obtained by the SuncityNews, signed by Ibrahim Musa, president media forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, the group wrote: “We wish to categorically repudiate the audacious insinuations by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN that the fate of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and…

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One killed as Shi’ite Protesters Clash With Nigerian Police in Sokoto

Nigerian police clashed on friday with Shi’ite Muslim protesters in the capital of Sokoto state, Sokoto and gunfire could be heard, according to an eye witness. The Shi’ite group marched in protest against the continued detention of its leader, despite a court ruling that he be released and the refusal of the DSS to allow his doctors attend to his diatorating health condition. “Many of our members has been killed in a similar confrontation, but we’re not deterred, we will continue to protest until the right thing is done. Many…

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Zaria Massacre: Four-Year Anniversary, Police Open Fire in Abuja

Abdullahi Muhammad Musa The protest kick-started at the flyover on the way from Banex to Wuse market, and terminated at the Berger Bridge. Soon after Sky Memorial, around Total Filling Station, police started teargassing as well as shooting at protesters in a completely indiscriminate manner. It is glaring that the Nigeria Police Force has taken over the cruel baton of what the Nigerian Army had started earlier on Saturday, December 12, 2015. However, protesting against a perceived outrage from a government is a right inalienable from every citizen of the…

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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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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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FOUR YEARS SINCE THE ZARIA MASSACRE AND JUSTICE IS YET TO BE DONE

Four years ago, in December 2015 the Nigerian army attacked the Hussainiyyah Baqiyyatullah and subsequently Sheikh Zakzaky’s residence and Dar Alrahma. They inhumanely massacred over a thousand innocent people among them 297 women, 23 pregnant, 548 men, 193 children and 39 families wiped out. The army committed heinous crimes that included setting the buildings on fire, burning people alive, murdering infants and dumping the bodies in mass graves. They went on to demolish all the buildings and in Dar Alrahma where many martyrs are buried, other than demolishing all the…

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SHAIKH ZAKZAKY’S TRIP TO INDIA: THE TRUE STORY: AN EYE WITNESS ACCOUNT

Following the court order and also the presidential approval for Shaikh Zakzaky (H) and his wife to seek for medical treatment in India but under what the judge called “Strict supervision” by the government, the State security service, DSS agents invited Shaikh’s family members to discuss the modality of carrying out the court order. But to the surprise of Shaikh’s family members, the meeting was not a discussion at all. Instead, a man who was introduced as a representative from the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) – fashioned after the American…

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Alleged killing of a school girl in Abuja, Police fingered

Police Continue the Bloodshed, Shot at a Little Schoolgirl The Islamic Movement has once again accused the Nigerian police of brutality and complicity in the death of a young school girl in Wuse area of Abuja yesterday According to a report by the group signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement, obtained by SuncityNews, the the Islamic movement blamed the police for the avoidable death of an innocent Nigeria. “Having attacked a free-zakzaky protest staged the day before yesterday, yet police assaulted it today,…

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We pay money to send drugs to El-zazaky -Family alleges

Badamasi Ya’akub, the immediate younger brother to Sheikh Zakzaky has alleged that officials demand gratifications for the family to send drugs to the Islamic cleric who has been in the DSS custody since his return from India According to a statement received by SuncityNews, “Last Friday the 15th of November, another statement was released by a public relations officer of the State Security Service in which justifications were offered for the continued illegal detention of what they referred to as notable Nigerians. With the names of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, Colonel…

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