Tag: Shiite

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Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

The Late 5: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG; Deputy commissioner of police killed in Shiite, police clash | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: IGP probes siege at the Dakolos’ residence, re-assigns petition to DIG Following ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Disregard Northern group’s threat on Ruga, presidency tells Nigerians; ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 16, 2017

Why El-Zakzaky is still in custody – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said that the reason Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is still in protective custody ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 25, 2016

Former Guinness MD shares a fearful message for Nigeria at Christmas

Keith Richards, a former Managing Director of multinational company, Guinness has expressed fears for Nigeria under the current administration of ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 17, 2016

Opinion: If Chinua Achebe were alive today

by James Eze Chinua Achebe would have been 86 yesterday. I remember him in a very special way in the ...

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Joachim MacEbongNovember 15, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Nigeria’s Shiites could be the next Boko Haram

Kano was the venue of the latest run-in between the members of the Shiite group Islamic Movement of Nigeria and ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 7, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. You lied – APC tells Fayose The Ekiti state ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 2, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. Panel recommends prosecution of soldiers involved in Shi’ite – Army clash ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Why Shi’ite leader, El-Zakzaky is still in DSS custody

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (aka Shi’ite) is still in government custody for his own safety, says the ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

Shi’ite to Buhari: ‘Admit it, you committed crimes against humanity’

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of delibrately ignoring their plight ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Shi’ite leader, El Zakyzaky drags FG to court, demands N2bn

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, today, fixed a date for the hearing of the N2billion suit the detained ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 30, 2016

‘El-Zakzaky’s teachings caused Zaria massacre’ – Shi’a Muslims

A Shi’a Islamic organization, the Rasulul A’Azam Foundation (RAAF), has described as untrue the insinuation in some quarters that all ...

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Dele BenjaminApril 28, 2016

Army planning to ‘secretly exhume’ Shiite corpses from mass grave

The Nigerian army is reportedly trying to secretly extract from a mass grave in Zaria, Kaduna, the bodies of hundreds ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 26, 2016

‘We buried 347 corpses’ | ‘Only a few were buried’ – Between Army and Kaduna state govt

The Kaduna state government and the Nigerian Army, on Monday, gave different figures of corpses that were buried during the ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 21, 2016

‘Sentence 50 Shiite Muslims to death’ – Kaduna govt tells court

Following the brutal clash between the Nigerian army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiite sect) in December 2015, the ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 7, 2016

‘Shiite attack more violent than Liberian, Sierra-Leone wars’ – Army official

The judicial Commission of Inquiry (JCI), instituted by the Kaduna State government to investigate the bloody face-off between the Nigerian ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 4, 2016

‘We have no connection with Boko Haram’ – Nigerian Shiites

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has lambasted the alleged intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Army linking the religious group ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 22, 2016

Genocide: Shiite Muslims drag Nigerian Army to ICC over Zaria massacre

The Nigerian Army has been dragged before the International Criminal Court of justice, by the Islamic Movement of Nigeria -Nigerian ...

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Janeth JJanuary 20, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Workers sacked by Okorocha, resume work | Oshiomhole blames PDP… again | NNPC Mega station razed | More stories

NNPC Mega Station razed by fire. Premium Times Buratai says Army won’t condone any form of impunity. Leadership Workers sacked ...

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Janeth JJanuary 8, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: ‘Army desperate to cover up Zaria massacre’ | Gwoza under Boko Haram control? | Chibok girls neglected | More stories

Dogara donates foodstuffs to IDPs camp in Abuja. Leadership IDPs scared to return home, say Gwoza is still controlled by Boko ...

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Janeth JJanuary 6, 2016

‘We have no apology’ for Zaria massacre – Army

The Nigerian Army has said it has no apology for its recent clash with members of the Islamic Movement in ...

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Janeth JJanuary 5, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: EFCC invades NBC | Military officers to face EFCC | Obaigbena writes EFCC | More stories

APC denies suspending Shehu Sani. YNaija Obaigbena writes to EFCC over the payment of compensation. This Day Ikpeazu heads to ...

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Janeth JDecember 28, 2015

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: Shehu Sani adopts 60 children | ‘2016 budget doesn’t need crude oil’ | Man struck by a train, survives | More stories

Amaechi says FG will complete Abuja-Kaduna railway in2016. Leadership Nigerian troops, Boko Haram engage in a gun battle in Maiduguri. This ...

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Janeth JDecember 24, 2015

Zaria Massacre: ‘Army is jittery, now that the truth is coming out’ – Islamic Movement in Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, says the Nigerian Army underestimated the capability of the Muslim sect to respond to the massacre ...

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Janeth JDecember 21, 2015

Buratai, Shiite leaders to appear before the Nigerian Senate

The Chief of Army staff, Major General Tukur Buratai has been summoned by the Nigerian Senate and the Federal House of ...

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Janeth JDecember 20, 2015

Gani Adams to FG: ‘In a civilised country, you don’t kill your citizens’

The National President of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Gani Adams, has advised the federal government on how to stop ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 18, 2015

Lagos state website taken over by El-Zakzaky sympathisers

The website of the Lagos state government has been taken over by hackers, suspected to be sympathisers to Nigeria’s slain ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

‘We’ve never carried arms’ | Shiite spokesperson, Ibrahim Musa speaks on Army attack (WATCH)

A spokesperson of the Ibrahim El Zakzaky-led Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim Musa, has denied the claims that members of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

Thousands of Shiites hold prayers for El-Zakzaky as protests hold in Bauchi, Katsina (PHOTOS)

Thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Wednesday, protested against the arrest of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 17, 2015

Islamic Movement in Nigeria put out video of Zaria clash with Army (WATCH)

The Ibrahim El-Zakzaky led Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released on its website its incomplete version of the events ...

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