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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: In Nigeria ‘being Shiite is being persecuted’

The bloody crackdown on Shiite protesters this week in Nigeria has highlighted the oppression of a religious minority that experts say is driven by a Sunni Muslim elite backed by Saudi Arabia.

Boko Haram: General Buratai warns commanders against fleeing from terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has circulated a set of operational guidelines warning Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents.

President Buhari under pressure over Boko Haram abduction, attacks

Another Boko Haram mass kidnapping has cast doubts on Nigeria’s claims to have virtually defeated the jihadists, putting the government under scrutiny as elections approach next year.

Herdsmen crisis: what’s at stake?

Violence between Fulani herdsmen and farmers is one of Nigeria’s most persistent security problems and has left thousands of people dead in recent decades.

Anambra guber: Federal govt tightens security ahead election amidst IPOB boycott call

Voters in Anambra state go to the polls to elect a new governor this weekend, with security tight after a call from a pro-Biafran group for people to boycott the polls.

Buhari is not the kind of man that would play second fiddle – expert

Questions are being raised about the ability of Nigeria's president to rule after his decision to cancel Wednesday's cabinet meeting - the first since he returned from a long overseas medical absence.

Buhari back in Nigeria but leadership doubts linger

Questions are being raised about the ability of Nigeria’s president to rule after his decision to cancel Wednesday’s cabinet meeting — the first since he returned from a long overseas medical absence.

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