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The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has expressed worry that the narrative of the Amnesty International (AI) in matters of national security and unity of Nigeria has continued unabated in spite of verifiable evidences to the contrary.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has directed the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, to summon meeting of the territory’s security council to address Shi’ite uprisings in the territory.
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have clashed with security operatives again in Abuja.
Residents of Mararaba/Nyanya and environs were subjected to hardship following protest by members of a Shiite group, IMN.
The President of the Media Forum of the IMN, Ibrahim Musa, stated this on Tuesday in a statement following two consecutive days of confrontation with the military in Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by persons claiming to be members of the group led by Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, has explained that the military killed three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, weekend, because they attempted to overrun soldiers who were on escort to Kaduna, with a view to carting away the ammunition and missiles they were escorting to the state.
The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that its troops killed three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly called Shiites, who had allegedly attempted to overrun troops’ convoy and steal missiles and ammunition.
The Nigerian Army has confirmed that three members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) or Shiite, died on Saturday, while two solders sustained injuries when the sect clashed with troops at Zuba in the FCT.
The Nigerian Army last night claimed it was not aware of any clash by its personnel with members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites in Zuba, Abuja, yesterday.
The Shiites under the auspices of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has alleged the killing of two of its members by Nigerian Army during a religious procession at Zuba in the outskirts of Abuja.
A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In fresh effort to reduce the huge housing deficit in the country, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has begun construction of 1650 housing units, for low-income earners in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
President Muhammadu Buhari `Bricks’, affordable 550 units of houses located in Zuba, Abuja currently under construction at a cost N9 billion are 50 per cent completed.
The price of various sizes of livestock in many markets in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, and Nasarawa state have gone up ahead of the upcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration.
Suspected armed robbers attacked the New Ona Iwa Mimo Onimajemu Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Angwan Kwaso, Tunga-Maje community in Zuba, FCT; and carted away members’ money and phones.
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Nigeria’s Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the people of Bayelsa State over the completion of the Bayelsa International Airport and the event of the maiden flight to the airport.
Ahead of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Delta State, leaders of the various factions of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State have signed an agreement, resolving to work together to deliver the party’s candidates.
United States military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid intended for Venezuelans have landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta.
The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children, dead.
Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not consider any Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Zamfara, saying they do not have records.
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of 29-year-old Rasaq Iyanda, for allegedly stealing a 13-year-old girl’s pant.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Justice Jude Dagat of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, sentenced a businessman, Ebenezer Arimiwem, to a concurrent jail term of 15 months imprisonment, over products counterfeiting.
The Ondo State chapter of the Action Alliance on Wednesday insisted that it was not fielding any candidate for the forthcoming general elections.