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The police in Sokoto State have arrested no fewer than 26 persons including eight members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) for alleged public disturbance in the state.
The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday condemned the killing of Shiites and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria during their Ashura annual mourning procession across the nation on Tuesday.
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as ‘Shi’ites’ on Thursday buried four of their members that were allegedly killed by the police on Tuesday in Bauchi State capital during the ‘Ashura’ procession.
The police have accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attacking their men with stones, iron bolts and catapults during their procession in Kaduna on Tuesday.
A Nigerian Shiite organisation, Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said 12 of its members were killed in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday.
Three members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have been reportedly killed in the early hours of Tuesday as police dispersed a procession of members of the group to commemorate Ashura day.
According to a top member of the Shi’ites group, Abdulai Musa, the procession started in Wuse market and ended around Berger about from 8:00 am and ended by 8:30 am.
The police have warned the Islamic Movement in Nigeria against its planned Ashura procession scheduled for Tuesday in Abuja and other cities in the North.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has raised the alarm that the police were planning to attack its Ashura mourning procession holding on Tuesday in Abuja and other cities in the North.
The Nigeria Police Force and members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, may clash at the group’s upcoming Ashura procession on Tuesday.
The Surulere Police Station on Wednesday received an information that one Kehinde Muse, 25, of No 56, Modele Street drank a substance suspected to be sniper.
Following the suspension of Mrs Winfred Oyo-Ita, by President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, on Thursday assumed duty as Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.
Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Islamic cleric, says former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari both lack education on how to lead Nigeria.
The Secretary to the Kogi State Government (SSG), Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel hearing investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Elder Simon Achuba.
The Inspector General of Police Abubakar Mohammed Adamu has expressed preference for the adoption of community police as against the clamour for state police.
The Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Saturday observed a minute silence in honor of their members who died in their quest for a sovereign state.g
Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday, where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating the agenda, Reuters reported.
Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.