Tag Archives: SHIITES

Rowdy Session In The House Of Reps Over Shiites & Police Clash, See Videos

  The House of Representatives on Tuesday, witnessed a disorderly session over the recent clashes between the Nigerian police and members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). As usual, speaker of the House, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila led honorable members of the house into the chamber for proceedings of the day. Without any announcement or communication…

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Soldiers Kill One & Injure Three As They Attack Shiites in Yobe

One person was reportedly killed and three others injured in a clash between the military and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Potiskum, Yobe State on Friday, 21st of September. It was gathered that the fracas began shortly after the IMN members rounded off their Ashura procession with prayers around 8:30am near Central Hotel,…

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Shi’ites Hold Protest In Abuja Amidst Gun-Wielding Policemen Demanding The Release Of  Sheikh El-Zakzaky

Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) are currently protesting in Abuja as part of the activities to mark the Ashura procession, an annual spiritual event, paralysing all Commercial activities and daring security operatives. The protest began at Aguyi Ironsi road, Maitama, as armed security operatives barricaded all the access roads leading to the Federal…

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Lagos State Government Website Hacked Over Army/Shi’ite Clash

The official website of the Lagos State Government was in the early hours of today, hacked by an unknown group in protest of what it termed maltreatment of Muslims in Nigeria and across the world, especially Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite Muslim sect in Nigeria. On visiting the state’s webpage, the following text appeared…

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Iranian President Calls Buhari Over Army-Shiite Clash

Yesterday 15th December, President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani reportedly placed a phone call to President Muhammadu Buhari, to discuss the Nigerian army’s clash with the Shiites Muslim sect, in Zaria, Kaduna which happened on Saturday through Sunday. Click here if you missed. During the phone call, Rouhani reportedly urged Buhari to ensure that “minor disputes…

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Iran Calls For Protection Of Shia Population In Nigeria, Protests Against Military Crackdown

 Javad Zarif   Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif has called on Nigeria to take “prompt and serious” action to protect Shia Muslims after dozens of them were killed in a military crackdown on Sunday, in Zaria, Kaduna state. The minister, in a phone call to Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, described the clash as a worrying…

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