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    EL-ZAKZAKY VIDEO: ‘I was free in Nigeria, lived next to senate president, never in police detention…’

EL-ZAKZAKY VIDEO: ‘I was free in Nigeria, lived next to senate president, never in police detention…’

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has returned to Nigeria after a 'medical stalemate' in India.Before his return, he alleged that the Nigerian government was making it difficult for him to get the needed treatment at Medanta hospital, India, and that he was being treated like a prisoner in the country.In a video shared with TheCable, [...]

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    FG:  El-Zakzaky wanted to relocate to another country from India

FG: El-Zakzaky wanted to relocate to another country from India

The federal government says the mission of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), in India was to seek asylum in another country.In a statement on Friday, Grace Gekpe, permanent secretary, ministry of information, said while in India,  IMN leader reached out to international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and some lawyers.El-Zakzaky returned to the country on Friday without being [...]

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    IMN: FG presented El-Zakzaky to India as a dangerous suspect with an unknown ailment

IMN: FG presented El-Zakzaky to India as a dangerous suspect with an unknown ailment

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has accused the federal government of alleged plans to kill Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, its leader.El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat,  arrived in Nigeria from India on Friday after refusing to receive treatment in the Asian country.The duo travelled to India on Monday on medical grounds following the order of a Kaduna high court but claimed they [...]

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    FG: El-Zakzaky misbehaving  in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel

FG: El-Zakzaky misbehaving in India… he wanted to check into a 5-star hotel

The federal government says Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), wanted to check into a five-star hotel in India rather than a hospital.A high court in Kaduna had granted him medical leave after he sought it on health grounds.Alongside Zeenat, his wife, family members and security operatives, the IMN leader left the country on Monday evening.But [...]

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    ‘Kirikiri preferable to Indian detention’, ‘Bullet in my wife’s body’ —  six highlights of El-Zakzaky’s audio

‘Kirikiri preferable to Indian detention’, ‘Bullet in my wife’s body’ — six highlights of El-Zakzaky’s audio

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), says the current situation in India is worse than what he and his wife experienced in Nigeria. El-Zakzaky, who had been in detention since 2015, left the country for medical treatment in India on Monday based on an order of a Kaduna state high court.But barely two days after his arrival, El-Zakzaky [...]

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    ‘The situation in India is pathetic’ — El-Zakzaky raises the alarm

‘The situation in India is pathetic’ — El-Zakzaky raises the alarm

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), says the situation in India is worse than he experienced in Nigeria.In an audio message released on Wednesday, El-Zakzaky described the situation as “worse than a prison setting”.The IMN leader and his wife left Nigeria for the Asian country on Monday based on a leave granted by a Kaduna high court.In [...]

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    PHOTOS: Indian medics receive El-Zakzaky

PHOTOS: Indian medics receive El-Zakzaky

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife, Zeenat, have arrived India.The duo departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, alongside some family members and security operatives, on Monday.El-Zakzaky and his wife are in India for medical treatment.Below are photos of them being received by medical officials.[...]

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    El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja airport ahead of medical trip to India

El-Zakzaky, wife at Abuja airport ahead of medical trip to India

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and his wife, Zeenat, have arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, ahead of their medical trip to India.Ibrahim Musa, IMN spokesman, confirmed this to TheCable.He said the duo, who had been under protective custody, would be leaving for India in a few hours."Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat have [...]

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    Zakzaky ‘would have lost his life’ if court didn’t grant him permission to travel

Zakzaky ‘would have lost his life’ if court didn’t grant him permission to travel

Abdurrahman Yola, chairman of free Zakzaky campaign committee, says Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and Zeenat, his wife, would have lost their lives if the court had denied or delayed the medical leave granted to them.On Monday, a high court in Kaduna state had ruled that El-Zakzaky and his wife be allowed to travel to India for [...]

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    India launches vaccine trial to prevent tuberculosis

India launches vaccine trial to prevent tuberculosis

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    UN: India to overtake China as world’s most populous country

UN: India to overtake China as world’s most populous country

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    INFOGRAPHIC: Are you one of 91 million Nigerians now living in extreme poverty?

INFOGRAPHIC: Are you one of 91 million Nigerians now living in extreme poverty?

Over 91 million Nigerians are now living in extreme poverty, TheCable can report.TheCable understands that at least three million Nigerians have slipped into extreme poverty between November 2018 and February 2019.According to the World Poverty Clock, created by Vienna-based World Data Lab, 91.16 million Nigerians were living below a dollar a day as of February 13, 2019.In June 2018, the [...]

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    Ex-Miss India under fire for supporting Iwobi ‘gorilla’ slur

Ex-Miss India under fire for supporting Iwobi ‘gorilla’ slur

Esha Gupta, former Miss India a well-known Arsenal fan, has come under heavy backlash for sharing racist remarks aimed at Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi.Gupta, a Bollywood star posted a Whatsapp image conversation with a friend describing Iwobi as a "gorilla".The other person wrote: "Solves our winger issues. I can't see that gorilla faced Iwobi running down the flank again. [...]

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    EXTRA: Indian lawyer slaps judge over unfavourable judgement

EXTRA: Indian lawyer slaps judge over unfavourable judgement

Dinesh Parate, an Indian lawyer, surprisingly slapped a judge who delivered a judgement he was not comfortable with.The incident happened at a Bombay high court judge on Wednesday.After the assault on KR Deshpande, the judge, in the court premises, Parate attempted to run away but was apprehended by the police.The judge said Parate waylaid him outside a lift on the [...]

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    Nigeria to overtake India as world capital for under-five deaths, says World Bank

Nigeria to overtake India as world capital for under-five deaths, says World Bank

World Bank says Nigeria will take over India as the world capital for deaths of children under the age of five by 2021.In its bi-annual economic update on Nigeria seen by TheCable, the Bretton Woods institution, said Nigeria records the highest number of child malaria deaths anywhere in the world.The bank added that Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school [...]

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    Jubilation as India lifts 157-year-old ban on gay sex

Jubilation as India lifts 157-year-old ban on gay sex

"Any discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates fundamental rights. "The constitution is a living organic document; pragmatic interpretation has to be given to combat rigorous inequality and injustice."Social morality cannot be used to violate the fundamental rights of even a single individual; constitutional morality cannot be martyred at the altar of social morality."The verdict sparked celebrations among members of the [...]

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