Below is the press statement delivered by Sheikh Abdulhamid Bello, head of the Shuhadah (Martyrs) Foundation, Islamic Movement in Nigeria, today at 1st Forty hotel, No. 38, Aminu Kano crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, stating the reaction of IMN on the continued detention of our leader Sheikh Zakzaky, even when a Federal High court has set him free.


Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press,

Members of Islamic movement staged peaceful Free Zakzaky protest today at Abuja

Members of Islamic movement staged a peaceful protest today at Abuja, to show their dissatisfaction on how the Nigerian government is still holding Sheikh Zakzaky is detention, despite the Court order that gives the government 45 days to release the Sheikh and compensate him, which elapsed yesterday.
Below is the press release signed by Academic Forum:

45 Days Gone: Why democratic government Disregards the Laws of the Land?

Youths Staged Free Sheikh Zakzaky Protest in Bauchi

Youths  of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Bauchi staged a protest to demand the unconditional release of their leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky who has been held in illegal detention for more than one year.

Protesters call for Nigerian Government, DSS to obey the Court order and Freed Shaikh Zakzaky and his wife.


PRESS RELEASE - Nigeria: International community must intervene to secure release of Islamic Movement leader

IHRC has organised a vigil outside the Nigerian High Commission in London on Tuesday 17 January at 9-10.30pm
IHRC urges the Nigerian government to obey a court order and release the detained leader of Nigeria's Islamic Movement immediately.

Nigeria's High Court made the order to release Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah on 2 December 2016 and stipulated a time-frame of 45 days for implementation.

Amnesty urges Nigeria to comply with court order to release Sheik Zakzaky

The Nigerian authorities must immediately comply with a High Court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife from detention, the Amnesty International has said.
Sheikh Zakzaky, and his wife Malama Zeenah Ibraheem, have been in detention without charge for more than a year following a clash between his supporters and the Nigerian military in which soldiers slaughtered hundreds of men, women and children. The authorities claim he is being held in “protective custody”.

Press Statement:

Fresh plots to foil the release of Sheikh Zakzaky uncovered

As the countdown to the 45 days period given by the Federal High Court Abuja to government, within which to release of our revered leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky draws near, fresh devious plots have been uncovered aimed at scuttling the attempts to set the Sheikh free.

Victim of Ashura Arrests Granted Bail by a Court in kaduna

Court 6 in Kaduna has granted bail to Sister Salamatu, today the 12th of Januuary 2017.  Salamatu was arrested three months ago during Ashura procession in Kaduna among many others who are still in prison. She spent 95 days in kaduna Prison since the day she was arrested by the Police along her way home after Ashura gathering. 

After hearing from the Government Lawyer, the court has adjourned to 24th of Jan 201, before passing judgement on Salamatu and her colleagues. Still in Prison by the Order of Kaduna State Government of Nasir Elrufa'i are minors and people who are ill.


My name is Batoul Sa’ad, I am 17 years old. I hail from the ancient city of Kano in northern Nigeria. I just finished my secondary school, seeking to get admission at Bayero University, Kano.
At my tender age, my heart and mind know nothing but peace. I look forward to a happy life, chilling with my friends and family. I enjoy seeing other people laugh, so I do my best to cheer everybody up. I have a dream of living a peaceful and harmonious life.

Rafsanjani: 59 years of companionship

The following is the full text of the message delivered on January 8, 2017 by Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on the demise of Ayatollah Rafsanjani.

In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

“To God We belong, and to Him is our return” [The Holy Quran, 2: 156]