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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro Shiites: 5 Good Reasons Why We Will Never Appear Before Investigative Panel

    Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Thursday vowed not to appear before the National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) panel investigating the violent clash between them and the Nigerian Army. In a statement issued by their spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, gave the following reasons: - the...
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    Metro Kano: Tension As Residents Call for the Demolition of Shi’ite Shrine

    Residents of Kofar Waika quarters have urged the Kano State Government to demolish the residence of late Muhammad Turi that has been converted to a shrine by Shi’ite members in the state. According to Vanguard, the residents, under the aegis of Kofar Waika Community Elders Committee, petition...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Metro Shi'ite: Protest In Bauchi For The Release Of Sheikh Zakzaky – See Photos

    Yesterday, members of the Academic Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Bauchi Chapter trooped out of the streets to voice out their anger and call for the immediate release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky who has been in detention for more than a month. The demonstration which took place at...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Metro El-Zakzaky’s Followers Demand His Release or Else...

    Hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, South West zone, on Friday, joined calls by some Nigerians for the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, Nigeria Tribune reports. Speaking on behalf of the group at a press conference held at the Nigeria Union of Journalists...
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    World Chicago Muslims Protest Killings of Shi'ites in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia [See Photos]

    Last Sunday, Chicago Muslims gathered in front of the Wrigley Building to join thousands around the world to demand the release of Sheikh Zakzaky in Nigeria and condemn the execution of Sheikh Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Zakzaky is the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria...
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    Metro Army Warns Shi'ite Muslims Against Inciting Comments

    The Nigerian Army has warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, to desist from making misleading comments, capable of breaching public peace and order. This is contained in a statement issued by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
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    World [Photos] Muslims Protest in US, Canada, India Over the Arrest of Shiite Leader in Nigeria

    Some Shi'ite Muslims and followers in the US, Canada, India and Beirut have staged a peaceful protest in their countries folowing the December 22nd arrest of the Shiite Muslim group leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. He was arrested after his members had a clash with the Nigerian Army. See...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics [Opinion] Femi Fani-Kayode: A Government of Sadists

    On the night of 12th December 2015 in the city of Zaria, Kaduna state, Sheik El Zakzaky, the leader of the 10 million-strong Shia muslim community in Nigeria, was shot, brutalized and dumped in a wheelbarrow. He barely escaped with his life but sadly, according to Iranian government sources and...
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    Metro El-zakzaky’s Followers List 5 Conditions For Peace

    Leaders of Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria yesterday, in Abuja have itemised five conditions for possible truce, chief among them is the immediate release of their spiritual leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky. The sect also insisted that the killing of its members by Nigerian soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna...
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    Metro 8 Things You Need To Know About Ibrahim El Zakzaky, Shi'ite Leader

    Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky was born on May 5, 1953 in Zaria, Kaduna State abd he is the Shi'aMuslim cleric in Nigeria, and head of Nigeria's Islamic Movement. Nigerian forces invaded his home recently in retaliation of an alleged assassination attempt of the Army chief, which led to unverified...
  11. RemmyAlex

    World President Obama Reacts To Shi'ite, Army Clash In Zaria

    United State president, Barack Obama has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately probe the clash between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Zaria on Saturday. In a statement through its Embassy in Abuja on Wednesday, the United States government said it was deeply...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro Zaria Killings: Shi’ite Muslims Reject FG’s Probe, Demands Release of Leader

    Shi’ite Muslims have rejected a panel set up by the government to investigate a military crackdown in which they say hundreds of their members were killed in northern Zaria city. The military accuses the pro-Iranian sect, known as the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), of trying to assassinate...
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    Metro Shi'ite: Over 200 Nigerian Muslim Leaders To Meet in Abuja Over Zaria Killings

    The leadership of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, has summoned an emergency “expanded general purpose meeting ” over last week’s massacre of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Premium Times reports. The NSCIA is the highest Islamic body in Nigeria, under the...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] Thousands of Shi'ites Stage Protests in Kano, Bauchi and Kebbi States

    Thousands of Nigerian Shiites have staged protest in different countries including the largest march in Kano, Kebbi and Bauchi to protest against the arrest of their leader EL-Zakzaky and the death of their members during the 2-day violent clash with the Nigerian Army.. See photos:
  15. RemmyAlex

    World Iran Summons Nigerian Envoy over Killing of Shiite Muslims

    Iran's state television on Monday said that the country's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Nigerian Charge d'Affaires to protest the killing of Shiite Muslims in northern Nigeria. The broadcast says a senior Foreign Ministry official condemned the killings and said the Nigerian government...
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