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Police arrests115 shiite protesters in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has taken 115 members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) into custody following Monday’s protests in Abuja. The Shiites took to the streets in Abuja on Monday morning to demand release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, whom the Nigerian government has kept in custody for over two

Nigeria: Boko Haram, herdsmen, military responsible for 1,300 civilian deaths in 2017- AI Report (attached)

•Boko Haram killed 411 civilians in 2017 • At least 340 people died in military detention •Inter-communal violence claimed 549 lives across 12 states •Human rights abuses peaked in Nigeria, globally Jude Johnson The Amnesty International (AI) has published its State of the World’s Human Rights report for 2017 to 2018, with revelations that

We are not placated by Sheikh Zakzaky’s video clip-IMN

Babatunde Opalana  The members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) had faulted the stage- managed interview of its leader, Sheik Ibrahim El- Zakzaky as reported in a video clip. The group said government might have been forced to release the video to placate the angered members of the sect, IMN was

Shiite Protest: Police Arrest 52 Suspects in Abuja

Babatunde Opalana  Following Tuesday clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and policemen, the FCT Command of the Nigeria Police had arrested 52 suspected protesters. The IMN members who were protesting over the continuous detention of their leader, El- Zakzaky clashed with the policemen trying to prevent them from gaining entrance

El-Zakzaky: Shiites move to block US arms sale to Nigeria

Nneoma Ndibe   The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, have moved to block the United States (US) planned sale of high quality aircrafts and related equipment aimed for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram terrorist in Nigeria’s North East. The move is in response to the continued detention

Shia Islam: IMN rejects govt move to confiscate Zaria Centre

Babatunde Opalana  The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites sect has rejected Federal Government's move to confiscate the sect Islamic Centre in Zaria as soldiers of the Nigerian Army were spotted a few days ago  giving cover to labourers hired by the government to fence the plot where

IMN alleges new plot to assassinate Sheikh Zakzaky, attack members

Babatunde Opalana  The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Wednesday purportedly claimed to have uncovered plans by the certain elements in the country to kill its leader  Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky as well as attacking members of the sect in several cities of Northern Nigeria IMN alleged that the planned scheme will start “immediately