The obviously defiant Shi’ites have taken on the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, urging the government to look elsewhere in search of its plural challenges and leave them alone.
Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, is back from an aborted medical treatment in India with his wife and in the custody of the Department State Services (DSS), Nigeria’s secret police.
Leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is on his way back to Nigeria, the spokesperson of the group, Ibrahim Musa, has said.
Sheikh Ibrahim El- Zakzaky, has spoken from New Delhi, India where he and his wife, Zeenat, were taken to for medical treatment, describing the hospital where they are receiving treatment as another “detention facility which is even stricter than the one we were in back in Nigeria.”
The government of Nigeria under the watch of President Muhammadu Buhari might have okayed the foreign medical trip of the detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), SheikhIbrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife following intense backstage pressure from a group of Muslim medical doctors.
The Federal High Court, on Thursday, granted leave to the Department of State Security Service (DSS), to detain the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Mr Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.
A Kaduna High Court on Monday asked the government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat so that they can seek medical treatment in India.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), on Friday, asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to vacate the exparte order it made on July 26 proscribing its activities in the country.
The Presidency said the proscription of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shi’ites in the country from practicing their religion, instead it was to discourage wanton violence, murder and willful destruction of public and private property.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the continuous killing of Nigerians in avoidable bloody clashes in various parts of the country, particularly the preventable skirmishes between the police and protesters in Abuja, the nation’s capital on Monday.