Tag: Zaria

AzeezApril 19, 2017

Police arraign 53 persons for attending gay marriage in Zaria

The Police on Wednesday arraigned 53 persons before a Magistrates’ Court in Chediya-Zaria, Kaduna State for attending a gay marriage. ...

ToluApril 8, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: It looks like Senator Dino Melaye finally got himself a university certificate

It’s been nearly two weeks since Senator Dino Melaye appeared before the Senate Committee for Ethics and Privilege to admit ...

RoqeebahMarch 20, 2017

Did Dino graduate before he was born? | 3 other questions we have about Senator Melaye’s latest scandal

Sahara Reporters has literally “come again” as they say. Today the subject of their exposure series is Senator Dino Melaye ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

Troops arrest 2 kidnappers in Zaria (PHOTOS)

Two kidnappers have been arrested by the Nigerian Army in Kaduna. The men were arrested following a tip-off. In a ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 21, 2016

Zakzaky’s Shiites violated right of Army Chief, Buratai – Report

A report by the National Human Rights Commission says the right of the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur ...

Isime EseneJune 23, 2016

Opinion: Fayose’s immunity and his Zenith bank account

by Olalekan Adigun Mr. Ayodele Fayose, is one of the most popular political figures in Nigeria today. Not just because ...

Isime EseneJune 9, 2016

Okey Ndibe: Nigeria’s strange business of corpses

by Okey Ndibe I’m deeply troubled by what appears to me to be Nigeria’s growing industry of making and exhibiting corpses. ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 2, 2016

There is a cure for Tomato Ebola

One good thing has definitely emerged from the recent hardship that has been plaguing Nigeria for some weeks now. There ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Shi’ite leader, El Zakyzaky drags FG to court, demands N2bn

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today, fixed a date for the hearing of the N2billion suit the detained ...

Mallam YeroApril 19, 2016

Shiite sect brought ‘hardship on the people for 40 years’

It was revealed on Monday, April 18, at the Kaduna Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Army/Shi’ites clash – that ...

Mallam YeroApril 18, 2016

‘It’s not a clash when 1,000 people were killed and no soldier died’ – Shiite sect

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has said it’s erroneous to describe as ‘a clash’, the December 2015 killing of about ...

Mallam YeroApril 13, 2016

#Zariamassacre: Nigerian Army must ‘come clean’ on slaughter of 347 Shi’ites – AI

Amnesty International has called on the Nigerian Army to urgently investigate the recent revelation by the Kaduna government – that ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 22, 2016

Genocide: Shiite Muslims drag Nigerian Army to ICC over Zaria massacre

The Nigerian Army has been dragged before the International Criminal Court of justice, by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria -Nigerian ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 14, 2016

How Nigerian Army killed 3 of my brothers, shot my parents – El-Zakzaky’s daughter narrates

Suhaila Ibraheem, the daughter of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has narrated the series of ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 10, 2016

Alleged kidnap of 15-year-old Ifeoma Nicodemus, mired in controversy [DETAILS]

The Nigerian police has challenged reports that Ifeoma Nicodemus, a 15-year-old school girl based in Zaria, was kidnapped in September ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 6, 2016

‘Soldiers raped our women, killed and buried them’ – Islamic Movement in Nigeria

Female members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, have accused soldiers of raping their members before killing them, ...

Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 1, 2016

Etisalat opens 0809JA Experience Centres across Nigeria

Customers on Nigeria’s innovative and customer-friendly telecommunications network, Etisalat, have a cause to be excited as Etisalat opened six Experience ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2015

Zaria massacre, a divine intervention – Sheikh Gumi

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has described the clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2015

‘Shiites killed many of our people’ | What the world calls a massacre, Zaria residents see as liberation

Residents of Zaria in Kaduna state, on Saturday, December 26, spoke of the hardship endured for over 20 years, in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2015

Shiite Muslims in Kano mourn victims of Zaria massacre (PHOTOS)

Thousands of Shiite Muslims in Kano, hit the streets on Thursday, December 24, for the annual Maulud Nabiy procession and ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2015

‘Buhari would be held responsible for Zaria massacre of Shiites’ – Bishop Kukah

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has described the killing of over 300 Shiite Muslims in Zaria, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2015

Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky no longer in Army’s custody – Tukur Buratai

The leader of the Shiite Muslim group, Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky is no longer in the custody of the Nigerian military, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

Islamic Movement in Nigeria put out video of Zaria clash with Army (WATCH)

The Ibrahim El-Zakzaky led Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released on its website its incomplete version of the events ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 16, 2015

Shiite Killings: Another disturbing photo of El-Zakzaky emerges as Britain reacts

Another photo, depicting a battered leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has surfaced on Wednesday, on ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 16, 2015

YNaija Editorial: There’s a glaring need for an independent investigation into Zaria killings

For the past few days, there has been unrest and tension in the city of Zaria, Kaduna State following a ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 16, 2015

Shiite killings: United States of America reacts

The United States of America has joined the list of countries to react to the violent clash between the Nigerian ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 16, 2015

Video of the Shiite-Military altercation in Zaria surfaces (WATCH)

Last Saturday, several Shiite Muslims were killed as they clashed with the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna. Several leaders of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 15, 2015

Shiite killings: Minister of Interior arrives Kaduna

Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, has landed in Kaduna state to make an assessment of the situation ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2015

Shiite killings: There’s tension in Kaduna and this is what we know thus far

The protest march by Shiite Muslims in Kaduna state has resulted in a charged atmosphere in parts of the state, ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 15, 2015

How I survived assassination attempt by Shiite Muslims – Tukur Buratai, COAS

Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said on Monday, that the grace of God enabled him to escape the ...

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