Posts Tagged ‘Zaria Massacre’

Prosecute all Indicted in Zaria Massacre – European Union

The European Union Head of missions in Nigeria has called on the Feder­al Government to investigate and prosecute all persons re­sponsible for the 2015 killings of Shiite members in Zaria in accordance with the laws of the land. The union made the call in a statement on Satur­day in which it commended the publication of […]

Zaria Massacre | Absence of Army, COAS stalls Federal High court sitting

The absence of representatives of the Nigerian Army and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) who are 1st and 2nd respondents in a case filed before the Federal High Court in Kaduna by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN)‎ seeking to enforce the fundamental rights of their leader, his wife and other members […]

NHRC Sets Up Panel To Investigate Zaria Massacre

The National Human Rights Commis­sion (NHRC) has set up a five-man panel to investigate the remote and immediate causes of the clash between the Nige­rian Army and members of the Shiite Islamic sect in Zaria. The commission’s Ex­ecutive Secretary, Prof Ben Angwe, who in­augurated the panel in Abuja on Monday, said the investigation became necessary […]