El Zakzaky Caged Like A Criminal in India

El-Zakzaky

By Gideon Njoku The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, says it is considering bringing back its leader, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky to Nigeria, alleging that he is being treated like a criminal in India. Based on a Kaduna High Court order, El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenat, who had been in detention since 2015, were admitted to bail on the grounds of a medical emergency. They left Nigeria on Monday on an Emirate Airline flight and arrived India. They were met at the airport by Indian hospital officials, and wheeled straight to…

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Update: FG Proscribes Shiites As A Terrorist Group, Ignores Boko Haram

By Uche Mbah An Abuja High Court has granted the request of the Federal Government to proscribe and declare the Shiite group  as a terrorist organization-the second unarmed group to be so designated, even though Boko Haram remains nothing but “our misguided brothers”, according to President Buhari. The first was the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Government has approached a Federal High Court in Abuja Friday to seek an ex-parte order banning the group. In the judgement by Justice Nkeonye Maha, the Court declared that the designated the activities of…

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Insecurity: Shiites, Boko Haram, Maitasine, Others May Have A Common Nexus

By Uche Mbah The Shiite issue may snowball into a crisis that the government may find difficult to manage, as they appear to be doing the wrong things to curtail the Shiites, who may not be acting alone, the Magazine can report. It will be recalled that in recent times, the Shiite group had become emboldened and had decided on several pronged attacks on the institutions of state. Their first target, it was alleged, was Aso Rock, the Nigerian seat of Power,but they ended up at the gate making broadcasts…

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For A Second Day Running, Shiites Clash With Security Agencies

By Uche Mbah The rage of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, generally called Shiites, against the federal government has remained unabated as their clash with security agencies continued Wednesday,with the Shiites again launching an assault at Federal Secretariat. The Shiites, Who have been protesting the continued detention of their spiritual head, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, had taken their protests to the National Assembly, where there was a clash with the security agencies resulting in damaged cars and wounded policemen. The Federal House of Representatives had to hurriedly  adjourn plenary. Many new…

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Soldiers And Shiites Clashes Again

By Akinwale Kasali Blood, tears, loss, destruction and anguish was the lot of innocent citizens who were caught in the middle of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Shiites, and the men of the Nigeria army in Potiskum, Yobe State, earlier today. The magazine was informed that the fracas began shortly after the IMN members rounded off their Ashura procession with prayers around 8:30am near Central Hotel, Potiskum. The Yobe State Police Commissioner, Abdulmaliki Sunmonu, who confirmed the incident to journalists said that three persons were…

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