Posts Tagged ‘Shi’ite’

Shiites stage protest in Abuja, ignore proscription

Despite the proscription of their activities in Nigeria, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shi’ites, staged a peaceful protest in Maitama, Abuja today Tuesday September 24th. The protesting Shi’ites are demanding the unconditional release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as well as his wife Zeenat. El-Zakzaky has been in detention since December […]

Falana Writes Buhari, Asks him to free Sheikh El-Zakzaky

Nigeria’s government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers. Ibrahim Zakzaky, who heads the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, and his wife should be freed “on health grounds”, lawyer Femi Falana said in a letter […]

BREAKING : Federal High Court strikes out Shi’ite sect’s suit against Nigeria Army

A Federal High Court in Kaduna has reportedly struck out a suit of the violation of human rights filed by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, known as Shi’itesm against the Nigerian army. More Details later.

Re: Now That Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Has Attacked The Police By Muhammad Darazo

By Muhammad Darazo My attention was drawn to an article published by Breaking Times, this day, 18th of November, 2016 by one Kolawole Anthony. The article states that “Nigeria is in the grip of terrorists’ groups. Boko Haram is being degraded in the North-East. Niger-Delta militants could soon be pacified at talks in the South-South. […]

Shiism and the People’s Fury

David Sani The fear that several persons and organizations had repeatedly expressed over the growing extremism of the Shiite sect in the country was finally proven on Wednesday October 12, 2016 when  sectarian violence left as many as dozen persons dead across several cities in the north. Incidents involving an outlawed group of the sect, […]

Tension in Kaduna as Government orders immediate arrest of ‘Shiite Spokesperson’

Following an order de­claring the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) as an unlawful group, the Kaduna State govern­ment has ordered the imme­diate arrest and subsequent prosecution of its Spokes­man, Ibrahim Musa. This is contained in a state­ment by the Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity), Samuel Aruwan, yesterday. According to the state­ment, an […]