Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Zakzaky"

    Court to rule on Zakzaky’s bail application in October

Court to rule on Zakzaky’s bail application in October

A Kaduna state high court has fixed October 4 for ruling on the bail application for Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and his wife, Zeenat.Zakzaky has been in detention since December 2015 when members of IMN also known as Shi’ites, clashed with soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna state.Over 300 people were said to have been killed [...]

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    Seek justice for Zakzaky beyond Nigeria, Amnesty Int’l tells IMN

Seek justice for Zakzaky beyond Nigeria, Amnesty Int’l tells IMN

Amnesty International (AI) has advised the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) to seek justice for  Ibrahim Zakzaky, its leader, and members held in detention by the Kaduna state government, outside the Nigerian judiciary.Osai Ojigho, AI country director, who spoke in an interview on The Osasu Show with Osasu Igbinedion, asked the group not to relent until it exhausts all options [...]

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    US asks Buhari to release Zakzaky, punish soldiers who killed Shi’ites

US asks Buhari to release Zakzaky, punish soldiers who killed Shi’ites

The United States wants the Nigerian government to expedite action on the recommendation of the white paper on last year’s clashes in Zaria, Kaduna state.John Kirby, assistant secretary and department spokesperson of the Bureau of Public Affairs, said the US government had fully agreed with the recommendations in the White Paper.“On December 5th, the Kaduna state government in Nigeria issued a long-awaited white paper on [...]

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    Shi’ites will NOT take up arms against the army

Shi’ites will NOT take up arms against the army

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), better known as the Shi'ia sect, whose members were killed by soldiers in Kaduna in December 2015, says it will not take up arms against the country.Ibrahim Musa, spokesman of the religious group, debunked reports that the group was planning a nationwide attack.“Our attention has been drawn to a report by some online media [...]

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