Islamic Movement of Nigeria
Don’t use court to justify detention, injustice against El-Zakzaky, Shiites tell El-Rufai
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai to take responsibility for the plight of their leader
El-Zakzaky’s fate is in court’s hands, says Kaduna attorney-general
The Attorney-General of Kaduna State and Commissioner for Justice, Aisha Dikko, has said that the fate of Malam Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)
We’re open to dialogue with FG, says IMN leader
The interim leader of outlawed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Shiek Yakubu Yahaya has expressed his group’s readiness to end lingering friction with the Federal Government through dialogue.
‘23 girls still missing, four years after Zaria massacre’
Families of the people that got missing on December 12, 2015 in Zaria, Kaduna State, are yet to be united with some of their relatives, with 23 girls still missing, almost four years after.
Shiites, police squabble over alleged killing of 12
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) yesterday accused the police of initiating violence against its members, alleging that 12 persons were killed during its yearly Ashura procession. The president of the group’s media forum, Ibrahim Musa, said the march was held in Abuja, Jos, Kebbi, Minna, Lafia, Yola, Gusau, Zaria, Kano, Jalingo, Damaturu, Hadejia, and Potiskum.
Buhari: Between a reformed democrat and general president
When the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS), it was for his mobilising a critical mass of Nigerians across various platforms in readiness for protests against what he termed bad governance.
FG accuses El-Zakzaky of displaying ulterior motives, making unethical requests
The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to disregard the “foul cry” of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, that he was allegedly being denied immediate treatment at the behest of state authorities.
Nigerians have right to freedom of speech, says EU
The European Union (EU) ambassador to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, said yesterday that the organisation “stands firm on the principles of freedom of speech,” noting: “It is important in any democratic society for people to be able to participate.” The declaration followed the granting of a prayer by the Department of State Services (DSS)
Government to supervise El-Zakzaky’s travel for treatment abroad
The Kaduna State High Court yesterday granted the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, permission to travel to an Indian hospital for medical treatment.
IMN asks court to set aside proscription order
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), yesterday, urged the Federal High Court, Abuja, to vacate its July 26 order, proscribing the Movement.
Police ban IMN’s activities nationwide, recruit 40,000
The police high command yesterday outlawed processions and activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) nationwide. Communicating the position of the Federal Government in the wake of the sect’s proscription by the court at a press conference yesterday in Abuja, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, warned that any person associating in the group’s name henceforth would be treated as a terrorist and tried under the Terrorism Act.