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Police yet to release our wounded, dead members — Shi’ites

Police yet to release our wounded, dead members — Shi’ites

Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites, alleged yesterday that the Nigerian Police were yet to release bodies of their members shot dead, and those who sustained injuries during a clash with security agents 10 months ago.

Coronavirus: Iraq Shiites defy curfews to commemorate revered imam

Coronavirus: Iraq Shiites defy curfews to commemorate revered imam

Tens of thousands of Iraqi Shiites turned out to commemorate a revered imam on Saturday, defying curfews imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus. On foot, they streamed to the golden-domed mausoleum of Imam al-Kadhim in Baghdad, where authorities kept an outer gate open to allow pilgrims into the surrounding courtyard. The inner shrine […]

Graphic: One shot dead, another injured as police disperse Shi’ites protest in Abuja

Graphic: One shot dead, another injured as police disperse Shi’ites protest in Abuja

By Luminous Jannamike A yet-to-be-identified man has been allegedly shot dead by the police in Abuja during a protest by members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, over the continued detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky in a correctional centre in Kaduna. Vanguard also gathered that another man sustained injuries arising from bullets fired […]

Police restore calm at Berger roundabout after Shiites protest

Police restore calm at Berger roundabout after Shiites protest

By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja The FCT Police Command said on Tuesday that it successfully restored calm around Berger round-about after a violent protest by members of the proscribed El-Zakzaky Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who went berserk and were attacking innocent citizens and police operatives with dangerous weapons. A statement last night by DSP […]

El-Zakzaky: Your day of reckoning at hand, Shi’ites tell el-Rufai

El-Zakzaky: Your day of reckoning at hand, Shi’ites tell el-Rufai

By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shi’ites has rebuked Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai over the continuous detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife in a Kaduna Correctional Centre. In a press release on Sunday, the group’s spokesman Ibrahim Musa slammed […]

BREAKING: Five Shiite members shot in clash with police over El-Zakzaky

BREAKING: Five Shiite members shot in clash with police over El-Zakzaky

By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja Five members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites were injured in a clash with security operative during a protest for the release of their detained leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. The confrontation occurred on Tuesday evening at Burger roundabout in the Federal […]

[PHOTOS] Soleimani: Shiites protest in Abuja, burn US flag

[PHOTOS] Soleimani: Shiites protest in Abuja, burn US flag

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites on Monday led a procession against the US government over the killing of Iran’s Military General, Qassem Soleimani, in Banex, Wuse Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly strikes

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly strikes

Iraq’s government warned Monday that its relations with the United States were at risk after deadly American air strikes against a pro-Iran group sparked anger on the streets, with protesters torching US flags. Baghdad said it would summon the US ambassador while Washington responded by accusing Iraqi authorities of having failed to “protect” US interests. […]

Christmas: El-Zakzaky Shiites group attends Church service, presents gift

Christmas: El-Zakzaky Shiites group attends Church service, presents gift

Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly called Shiites on Wednesday attended a Christmas Church service at Church of the Advent, Samaru, Zaria. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) shortly after the service, the leader of the team, Prof. Isa Hassan-Mshelgaru said the essence of attending the service was […]

Violent clashes erupt in Beirut between Shiite protesters, police

Violent clashes erupt in Beirut between Shiite protesters, police

Violent clashes erupted late on Monday between riot police and followers of Hezbollah and the Amal movement in central Beirut after a social media posting critical of the Shiite community and leadership emerged. The video shows a man insulting the Shiite community in Lebanon, Shia Imams and leaders of Hezbollah and the Amal movement. Local […]

Human rights group decries growing spate of war crimes by IPOB, IMN

Human rights group decries growing spate of war crimes by IPOB, IMN

Following the gruesome murder of two police officers by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Monday in Oraifite, Anambra State, human rights group have called for drastic measures to avert future occurrence. The Coalition for Human Rights Monitoring Groups in Nigeria (CHRMGN) condemned the growing spate of war crimes perpetrated by proscribed […]

Shiittes protest: Police arrest 15 IMN members in Abuja

Shiittes protest: Police arrest 15 IMN members in Abuja

By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja Following the protest march by some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) aka Shiites doing the Aba’een march against the warning of security agencies that the group remained banned, 15 of its members were on Friday arrested by the Police. A senior Police officer who confirmed the arrest […]

Relationship between Shiites and the Police

Relationship between Shiites and the Police

TUESDAY, September 10, 2019 was billed as another day for a bloody showdown between the Nigeria Police Force and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN(also known as the Shiites). It was a day the Shiite Muslim sect worldwide conducted this year’s edition of their “Ashura” Day processions.