Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky
Shiites say El-Zakzaky won’t flee as El-Rufai did in 2007
Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) yesterday replied Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai on the stringent conditions given its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, for seeking medical treatment abroad.
Shiites fight back, sue FG over proscription
The members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have taken the Federal Government to court over the proscription of their group, saying the action is a violation of their constitutional rights to worship and freedom of association.
Three shiites members died in Police custody - Amnesty International
Amnesty International Monday called for an investigation into the death of three members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who allegedly died of gunshots wound in police custody. "The Nigerian government must promptly investigate in an independent and impartial manner the deaths of the three detainees in police custody and bring to justice those…
Police vow to move against El-Zakzaky protests in Kaduna as trial resumes
As the Kaduna State High Court resumes sitting on the bail application by the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, today, the state’s police command has vowed to take action against any form of protest.
El-ZakZaky: Stop lawlessness, face trial, Buhari tells Shiites
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites, to desist from needless violent...
FG no longer involved in El Zakzaky's case - Presidency
The Presidency of Nigeria Friday said the case involving the leader of the Shiites, Ibrahim El Zakzaky, is no longer in the hands of the Federal Government. "As far as this country’s Ministry of Justice is concerned, the case involving El-Zakzaky is no longer in its domain," President Muhammadu Buhari spokesman, Garba Shehu said in…
Police disperse protesting Shiites with teargas in Kaduna
There was panic, yesterday, when members of the Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites, stormed the streets of Kaduna to protest the continued incarceration of their leader were dispersed by teargas fired into the air by the Police. Several members of the group were injured during the protest. El-Zakzaky and his…
El-Zakzaky, wife’s trial suffers setback as court adjourns case indefinitely
A Kaduna State High Court yesterday adjourned sitting in the murder case involving Shiites Leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Hajiya Zeenat indefinitely.
Court adjourns indefinitely trial of El-Zakzaky, wife
A Kaduna State High Court presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada on Monday adjourned indefinitely, the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat. NAN reports that El-Zakzaky and wife, are standing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and…
Shi’ites movement denies endorsing Buhari
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has distanced itself from an alleged declaration by Shi’ite Youth Political Forum in Katsina State that it endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. The group described the purported endorsement as as a ruse. In a statement, Muhammad Ibrahim Gamawa, a member of IMN’s Resource Forum said:…
Court refuses El-Zakzaky, wife bail, promises speedy trial
The Kaduna High Court has rejected the bail application of the Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife.