Posts Tagged ‘Zaria’

Court sentences 3 to death by hanging in Zaria

Three persons have been sentenced to death by hanging for criminal conspiracy and armed robbery by the Kaduna State High Court 1 sitting at Dogarawa Sabon Gari Zaria. Those convicted by the Court were Jimoh Abdullahi, Ali Abdullahi and Na Malama, all residents of Sabon Gari Zaria of Kaduna State. While delivering judgement, Justice Mannir […]

Army begins 2019 Annual Shooting Exercise

The Depot Nigerian Army, Zaria, Kaduna State says it will begin its 2019 Annual Range Classification from Aug. 20 to Aug. 28 and advised residents to keep-off the range area. This is contained in a statement by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Depot Nigerian Army, Maj. Sydney Nbaneme and made available to the News […]


By Muhammad Darazo Eleven months after the unfortunate #ZariaMassacre, I’m still searching for our conscience. The army that suppose to protect the lives of civilians, turn to killing machines. During #ZariaMassacre, innocent and defenseless civilians were extra judicially killed by uniform men of the Nigerian army. To some degree, it will be understandable if the […]

SHIITE MASSACRE | Commission Indicts Army, Kaduna State Government

The Judicial commission of inquiry into the killing of 347 members of the Shi’a Muslim group in Zaria has indicted the General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade. Major General Adeniyi Oyebade was said to have authorized last December’s military operation that massacred over 347 members of the Shi’a group.  and should be prosecuted, a, […]

Nigeria Must Follow Up Supreme Court of the United States Ruling on Iran

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTU) ruling this week confirmed what some of us have always known and insisted on. Iran is a sponsor of terrorism, radicalization, extremism and other traits that undermine the safety of other nations. The US Supreme Court ruled that Iran must lose nearly $2 billion in frozen assets […]

A Government Of Sadists By Femi Fani-Kayode

On the night of 12th December 2015 in the city of Zaria, Kaduna state, Sheik El Zakzaky, the leader of the 10 million-strong Shia muslim community in Nigeria, was shot, brutalized and dumped in a wheelbarrow. He barely escaped with his life but sadly, according to Iranian government sources and the New York Times, his […]