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Shi’ite leader calls for peace dialogue with FG

Shi’ite leader calls for peace dialogue with FG

The leader of the Islamic Movement Of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shi’ites in Katsina State, Malam Yakubu Yahaya said the movement remains forever ready to enter into dialogue with the Federal government in order to find a lasting solution to the feud between them. IMN has the detained Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as national leader. Malam Yakubu extended the olive ... Read More »

Procession by Shi’ites will be treated as terrorism- Police

Procession by Shi’ites will be treated as terrorism- Police

  By Haruna Salami The Nigeria Police Force say it has come to their knowledge that some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) intend to embark on a nationwide procession. IMN is led by detained Shi’ite cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky. A press release signed by DCP Frank Mbah said “The Force notes that in line with the ... Read More »

El-zakzaky’s followers vow to embark on procession Tuesday in spite of proscription

El-zakzaky’s followers vow to embark on procession Tuesday in spite of proscription

  The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has fixed Tuesday for its annual Ashura procession in spite its proscription by the court. The group, led by detained radical Shi’ite cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim El-zakzaky, would embark on the procession to mark the Day of Ashura, which is the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar. It is ... Read More »

How El-Zakzaky contacted team of lawyers, human rights and Shiite groups in India for asylum purpose- FG

How El-Zakzaky contacted team of lawyers, human rights and Shiite groups in India for asylum purpose- FG

  “…he initiated contacts with a team of lawyers led by Ali Zia Kabir Chaudary and Gunjan Singh in that country. He also contacted some Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), such as the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) and other Shiite groups. His aim was to seek asylum and eventually relocate to another country.” PRESS STATEMENT THE REPATRIATION OF IBRAHEEM EL-ZAKZAKY FROM ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky arrives Abuja, returned into custody by DSS

El-Zakzaky arrives Abuja, returned into custody by DSS

    . …As Shiite group vows to continue ‘struggle’ Radical Shiite leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky has landed at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. On arrival from India where his treatment was aborted, the leader of the Shiite group, known as Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) was said to have been whisked away by security agents, according to a ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja Airport on way to India

El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja Airport on way to India

  Leader of Nigeria’s radical Shiite group, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and Zeenat, his wife, have arrived at the Abuja international airport on their way to India for medical treatment.  They arrived at the airport Monday afternoon and will be flown in a private chartered aircraft to India. They were granted leave by a Kaduna State High Court to travel to ... Read More »

Breaking: El-Zakzaky to be released by DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS) has given indication that it would release Shiite leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, following a court order permitting him to travel India for medical treatment. A Kaduna State High Court, on Monday granted his bail application . The Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya stated the stand of the agency on ... Read More »

DSS, Kaduna officials to accompany Shiite leader on medical trip, says Court

DSS, Kaduna officials to accompany Shiite leader on medical trip, says Court

 The leave granted Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by a Kaduna State High Court on Monday to travel abroad on medical treatment is not without conditions after all. The presiding judge , Justice Darius Khobo while granting the leave stated that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife Zeenat are to be accompanied to Mandeta hospital in ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky: NLC urges FG to be ‘firm but flexible’

El-Zakzaky: NLC urges FG to be ‘firm but flexible’

  *Sheikh El-Zakzaky* “We expect the Government to be firm but flexible, use the stick and carrot approach. It is no sign of weakness.” Press Statement  24/07/19 We Are Saddened By This Violence We at the Nigeria Labour Congress are deeply saddened by the destruction of both private and public property, injuries and deaths that resulted from the confrontation between ... Read More »

Channels TV Cameraman, others shot, as Shiites and Police clash in Abuja

Channels TV Cameraman, others shot, as Shiites and Police clash in Abuja

  NEMA facility burnt * A Channels Television Cameraman was among those who suffered gunshots in Abuja on Monday when members of the Shiites group who were protesting the continued detention of their leaders- Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky- clashed with the police. The protest kicked off from NITEL Junction at Wuse 2 but policemen disrupted it as the Shiites surged towards ... Read More »