• Governor Simon Lalong bans Shi’ites in Plateau

    Governor Simon Lalong bans Shi’ites in Plateau

    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has banned the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, in the state.

    This followed Wednesday’s clash between members of the sect and some youths in Angwan Rogo area of Jos North.

    The youths had attacked members of the sect who were said to be celebrating the annual Ashura festival, marking the death of a grandson of Prophet Mohammed.

    In the process, the youths were said to have demolished the sect’s Hussaniyya (worship […]