IG Orders Arrest of Shi’ites Leaders Nationwide, Dismantling of Structures

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered all police formations in the country to begin immediate arrest of all leaders of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shi’ites. The order, according to a signal from the Police Headquarters to all state Police Commands dated August 30, 2019 directed all…

Why We Proscribed IMN- Presidency 

Presidency says proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shi’ites in the country from practicing their religion. A statement by Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in Abuja on Sunday, however, said the banning was…