Tag: Shiites

Group Demands Justice For Nigerian Journalist Killed During Shi’ite Protest

A Nigerian group, Socialist Workers and Youth League, is demanding justice for Nigerian journalist Alexander Ogbu, who was allegedly killed by police operatives during his coverage of Shi’ite protests in Abuja on Tuesday.

Despite Security Alert By Nigeria’s Secret Police, Shi’ites Brace For A Deadly Islamic Festival

Despite a worrisome security alert by the Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria’s secret police on Monday that some undisclosed elements were bent on destabilising the troubled country, the defiant members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), the Shi’ites, said they will be embarking on a peaceful protest across some major cities to mark the Ashura Islamic rites.