Shiites knock groups, religious bodies canvassing IMN’s proscription, label as terrorists
Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, has said that groups and religious bodies canvassing the prosecution of IMN by the Federal Government are the real terrorists and enemies of Nigeria that should be investigated. Its members took a sweep on those asking the government to proscribe the group, saying that they represented…
Judge throws out rioting charges against Shiites
A judge in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed charges against 35 Shiite Muslims who were among hundreds of people arrested after deadly protests in the Nigerian capital.
Centre writes U.S., insists Shi’ites are harmful protesters
A group, the Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), has written the United States of America over alleged nefarious activities of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites.
Shi’ites demonstrations: Handle with care
The recurring spectacle of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), more popularly called ‘Shi’ites,’ clashing with law enforcement agencies, with attendant loss of lives, has become an embarrassment to the government and people of Nigeria which must end forthwith.
Shiites condemn police, soldiers for inability to bury 20 victims in Zaria
The Islamic group, Shiites, have condemned the action of the Police and soldiers stopping them from burying 20 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) allegedly shot during the procession in Abuja.
Nigerian army posts Trump video to justify shooting Shiites
Nigeria's army on Friday posted a video of US President Donald Trump saying soldiers would shoot migrants throwing stones to justify opening fire on a Shiite group this week.
Joy and sorrow
There is no belabouring the matter that sorrow not only stalks the land, it is ravaging it. As a result, there are lamentations everywhere one turns. There are lamentations from want; there are lamentations as a result of violence and wars. To borrow the words from Dr. Stanley Macebuh of blessed memory, a refreshingly bright…
400 Shiites for arraignment
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday said 400 members of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites were for arraignment in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Addressing State House Correspondents on the sidelines of the Armed Forces and Remembrance Day Emblem launch in Abuja, the police boss stated…
Amnesty International expresses concerns over Shiites, soldiers clash
Amnesty International Nigeria has expressed concerns over the clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria known as Shiites and officers of the Nigerian army. Members of Shiites had on Monday, in Abuja held a march to protest the detention of their leader El-Zakzaky and other members by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur…