Understanding the Shiites and the federal government of Nigeria's face off
For more than four years, the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) have been facing off with the Nigerian Government over the continued detention of their leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky despite court rulings authorising his release. Here is a little background of the crisis that has led to the death of many.
Destruction, tears and blood as Shiites and Police clash in Abuja
An undisclosed number of lives were lost on Monday in Abuja following clashes in the Nigerian capital between security forces and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.
Shiites storm United Nations office in Nigeria, demand support to free El-Zakzaky
Shiites storm United Nations office in Nigeria, demand support to free El-Zakzaky.
Why we invaded National Assembly Complex - Shi’ites
El-Zakzaky: Why we invaded the National Assembly Complex - Shi’ites
Nigerian Shi'ites pray for 42 killed by security forces
Funerals are being held for some of the dozens of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria who was killed during two days of clampdowns by security forces on protests in Abuja.
Scores injured as Nigeria Police, Shiites clash in Abuja
Scores injured as Nigeria Police, Shiites clash in Abuja.
Exclusive: From Tehran to Najaf, a pilgrimage fraught with danger
It’s one of the most dangerous pilgrimages in the world. Every year, despite the deadly menace of the Islamic State group, millions of Shiites make a pilgrimage to southern Iraq, to visit the shrines of Karbala and Najaf.