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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 Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has warned Abuja could be turned into “a theatre of a violent international conflict” between two major Islamic sects – Sunnis and Shi’ites – following the proscription of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.
Despite the proscription order, top members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday allied with the decision of daughter of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky that protest will continue until her parents are released.
The Amnesty International has condemned the Nigerian government’s proscription of the Shiite movement in Nigeria as a suppression of freedom of religion and association.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has reacted to the proscription and declaration of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, (Shi’ite Muslims) as terrorist group and warned President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal government “to be ready to harvest her crops of massive violence which he has systematically enthroned”.
The proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with peaceful and law-abiding Shi’ites in the country, the Federal Government explained on Sunday.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said it is studying the order of the federal high court proscribing the organization as a terrorist group.
The warring members of the two drivers unions in Ekiti have been warned to desist from violence or risk proscription.
Smarting from the seeming silence of prominent Igbo leaders on the plight of pro Biafra groups in the hands of the federal government, the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, came hard on Ohanaeze Ndigbo, South East governors, traditional rulers and politicians.
Amnesty International (AI) has called on the federal government to investigate the alleged crimes perpetrated by the special anti-robbery squad (SARS).
Naomi Osaka conceded she had been “a bit childish” after her frustrations boiled over on Wednesday in setting up a third-round showdown with teenager Coco Gauff at the Australian Open.
A total of 82 cases of Lassa fever including 14 deaths have been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control, NCDC.
Flutterwave, a Nigerian payments technology firm, has closed a $35 million Series B deal with a consortium of strategic investors.
The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has given reasons why the Lassa fever scourge has continued to ravage the state in the last few years despite government’s efforts to stem it.
Victor Osimhen is disappointed with Lille’s exit from the Coupe de la Ligue following Tuesday night semi-final defeat against Olympic Lyon at the Groupama Stadium.
Russia’s government has resigned, a few hours after President Vladimir Putin proposed sweeping constitutional changes that could prolong his stay in power.
Kylian Mbappé says he is committed to Paris Saint-Germain for now but has also expressed his amazement at current Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Ebonyi State House of Assembly yesterday set up a seven man ad-hoc Committee to investigate the steady decline in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state.
Peoples Democratic Party members in Imo State on Sunday shut down Owerri, the state capital, in protest over the removal of Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court and the declaration of Hope Uzodinma as the duly elected governor of the state.
President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, on Tuesday described the killing of Adamawa State CAN chairman, Rev. Lawan Andimi as gruesome, unfortunate and a shame on the federal government.