Court fixes September 11 to hear Shi’ites' suit challenging ban on their activities
Justice Nkeonye Maya, of The federal high court in Abuja, has refused to grant an application filed by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security.
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.
Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria beg NASS to intervene in El-Zakzaky's Case
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria popularly known as Shi'ites have taken their case to the National Assembly. They appealed to the leadership of the 9th Assembly to intervene in the case of spiritual leader.
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.
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.
Shiites leader, El-Zakzaky: 'I'm getting better, my own doctors examined me'
Shiites leader, El-Zakzaky: 'I'm getting better, my own doctors examined me'.
Scores injured as Nigeria Police, Shiites clash in Abuja
Scores injured as Nigeria Police, Shiites clash in Abuja.