• Heavy casualties as Shiite members and Police clash in Kano

    Heavy casualties as Shiite members and Police clash in Kano

    Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Monday morning clashed with the police in Kano city, leaving no fewer than 10 persons, including a police officer dead.

    A witness said the clash started around Tamburawa, on the outskirts of Kano city, when the police tried to stop a Shiite protest.

    The police have since deployed heavily armed mobile police officers to the area while the major Kano-Zaria road is completely blocked.

    The IMN had late on Sunday accused Nigerian soldiers […]

  • Shiite members trek to Abuja, demand El-Zakzaky’s release

    Shiite members trek to Abuja, demand El-Zakzaky’s release

    The President of Media Forum, Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Musa Ibrahim, has accused security operatives of planning to attack youths trekking from Zaria to Abuja to demand the release of the group’s leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

    El-Zakzaky has been in detention for the past eight months.

    Ibrahim, in a statement on Saturday, alleged that the security operatives were planning to attack the youths, adding that some weapons would be claimed to have been found on them.

    According to him, the security agents were […]