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Suhaila Ibraheem Zakzaky, the daughter of the imprisoned leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has disowned the statement issued by the group’s spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, that they would suspend protests.
The police in Kaduna on Sunday said that they had beefed up security ahead of today’s ruling of the application filed by the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
The Yoruba Youth Forum has called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, find a lasting solution to the insecurity challenge bedevilling the nation.
The Channels TV reporter shot at the scene of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shiites, and the police is dead.
Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi’ite members who disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement during their protest at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today.
Nigerian authorities are trying El-Zakzaky for treason and are refusing to grant him bail in contravention of several court orders.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Thursday arraigned 38 members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in various courts in Abuja.
The National Assembly is currently being besieged by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
Right groups have raised alarm over what they believe is the deteriorating health of Shiites sect leader El-Zakzaky and his wife.