• Shi’ite Leader, El-Zakzaky Drags FG To Court Over Continued Detention

    Shi’ite Leader, El-Zakzaky Drags FG To Court Over Continued Detention

    Leader of the Shi’ite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim Elzakzaky, on Monday dragged the Federal Government before an Abuja Federal High Court over his continued detention by the Nigerian military.

    El-Zakzky who has been in detention for the past five months is alleging that his continued incarceration is an abuse of his fundamental rights to fair hearing, as well as the right to personal liberty.

    In a motion filed by his lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, before Justice Gabriel Kolawole, the Shi’ite leader […]