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Photo: Zakzaky, wife aboard Emirates flight to India for treatment

Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky on board Emirates Airlines’ flight to India at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Monday.  

Death toll in Police, Shiite clash rises to 11

At least eight people were killed in clashes between Shiite protesters and Nigerian police in Abuja on Monday, with a journalist and a deputy police commissioner among those shot dead in the latest bloodshed over the detention of a...

Police clash with violent Shiite protesters in Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), again clashed with the police  on Monday with sounds of gunfire in Abuja. The incidence sparked panic among residents and other road users who hurriedly moved to avert being caught in the...

Over 110 arrested in violent Shiite protests

Police say suspects attacked officers, caused public disturbances; 115 arrested in Abuja for hurling stones at police water cannon trucks. Police arrested over 100 people on Monday in Abuja for participating in a violent protests by members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria...
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