Posts Tagged ‘Islamic Movement in Nigeria’

Falana urges Osinbajo to release El-Zakzaky and wife

Lagos-based lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has written to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, demanding the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement In Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeinab El-Zakzaky.  Mr Falana said their current detention by the Department of State Services is illegal and unwarranted. In the […]

Civil Rights Lawyers alert US on IMN’s threat to Peace in Nigeria

A group of legal practitioners in the country under the aegis of Lawyers Initiative For Civil Rights Advancement in Nigeria have petitioned the United States (US) embassy in Nigeria alerting it of the imminent security threat posed by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The letter which was adressed to the  United States Ambassador to […]

CESJET Calls on UN to Intervene in IMN attack on Police

The  Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) (a human rights organisation) has called on the United Nations to speedily intervene on the incessant attacks on police and other security agents by members of the Shiite movement also known as Islamic Movement in Nigeria  (IMN) Addressing journalists in Abuja, Executive Secretary Comrade Ikpa Isaac, […]
Shiites, Police, Abuja

Kaduna State Government Bans Shiites ( Islamic Movement in Nigeria )

The Kaduna State Government has issued an Order declaring the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) an unlawful society. This action is taken in the exercise of the government’s duty to preserve peace and security in the state, and to ensure that all persons and organisations are guided by lawful conduct and with due allegiance to […]

Of Religion, the North and the Rest of Us

Terka Jam There was a time we were all Nigerians. Then came a time we were either Muslim or Christian. Now we do Southern Christian or Northern Muslim. If the government does nothing we will soon be Southern Moderate or Northern Extremist. Interestingly, these divisions are not as compartmentalized as the media, often the Western […]

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 […]