Shiites allege plot by FG to label group terrorist
The Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), yesterday, alleged the Federal Government was planning to brand it a terrorist group. “There appears to be some renewed efforts by the government and its agencies to indelibly label the Movement violent and terrorist and nail the coffin once and for all,” said the group. “Rather than beat…
Detained El-Zakzaky ‘feeling better’
Against the backdrop of his speculated death last week, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, yesterday, spoke from detention, saying he was feeling better. There had been rumours in the media that the leader might have died, following injuries during a 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army in Kaduna…
Shiites to commemorate members’ killing in Abuja today
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, says it is holding a two-year memorial in Abuja from today through the 14th of this month for its members that were killed in the clash between the sect and the military at Zaria, Kaduna State in December 2015. Pledging that the event would be…
Nigerian Shiites decry U.S. support for Israel
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites have condemned the American Government over support for Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory.
Shiites sue El-Rufai, others for alleged harassment, molestation
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shittes has sued Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai before a Federal High Court in Kaduna for harassment, molestation and attacks on its members. The group said its action followed government and security agents action in constantly depriving them of opportunity of performing their religious obligations and…
Shiites condemn ban on IMN activities in Sokoto
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites yesterday, picked holes in the decision by the Sokoto State Government to ban the activities of the Islamic group, saying that the action is unconstitutional.
Shiites warn against denial of right to worship
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have cautioned the Federal Government against denying them their right to worship.
Shiites fault presidential panel on military human rights abuses
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites have faulted the Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) set up to probe human rights abuses by the military.
DSS arrests terrorists planning attack on Sallah Day
The Department of State Services (DSS) has uncovered a plot by terrorist elements planning to stage series of coordinated attacks, using explosives on different cities across the country on Sallah day.