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23 Jul 2019
A spokesman to former Nigerian vice president Tuesday accused the country's president of deflecting the attention of the country from the Shiite-police clash with the release of the ministerial list. Paul Ibe, who is the spokesman for Atiku Abubakar, said President Muhammadu Buhari used his 43-man ministerial nominees' list to deflect the narrative of the…
23 Jul 2019
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday commiserated with families of late deputy police commissioner Usman Umar and Channels Television reporter Precious Owolabi who died during the protest by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), known as Shiites. "Condolences also to the management and staff of Channels TV, and the Police leadership, over the sad…
22 Jul 2019
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Monday clashed with officers of the Nigerian Police during a protest in Abuja. The group, also known as Shiites, began the protest at Nitel junction and marched towards the secretariat. The protest, however, turned violent as government vehicles owned by the emergency management agency were burnt by…
19 Jul 2019
Business activities were grounded yesterday, as several shops in Kaduna remained closed, while many people stayed indoors, following the arraignment of Shiites leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat at the state High Court.
17 Jul 2019
Commercial activities were momentarily brought to a halt yesterday in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a battalion of women stormed...
12 Jul 2019
Some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, took their struggle for the release of their detained leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, to Lago yesterday.
11 Jul 2019
Nigerian police on Thursday charged 38 supporters of a detained Shiite cleric over a violent clash with security forces in the capital.
9 Jul 2019
Some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Tuesday broke into the National Assembly complex premises resulting in a fierce encounter with security operatives. The Shi’ites are protesting against the continued detention of their leader Ibrahim Elzakzaky. They broke down the first gate and proceeded to the second, which serves as the main entrance…
9 Jun 2019
Jamatul Nasirul Islam (JNI) and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known as Shiites, have disagreed on the passage of the Religious Preaching Regulation law by Kaduna State House of Assembly.
2 Jun 2019
The Kaduna Police Command has said 14 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, were arrested, following the procession on Friday.
1 Jun 2019
The Kaduna State Police Command, said it had arrested no fewer than 12 members of the Shi’a Islamic Movement in Nigeria, for allegedly staging unlawful procession in Kaduna.
1 Jun 2019
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…

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