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…

Shiites React to Killing Of Top Police Officer, Journalist [See Statement]

Press Release  Yesterday the Nigeria police force headquarters issued a press statement in which it ascribed the death of DCP Usman A.K Umar in particular to the Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of the illegally detained Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. We vehemently condemn such insinuation which we believe was done in bad taste to…

Police Confirm Killing of Senior Officer by Shiites, Talk Tough 

The Police on Monday confirmed the death of Mr Usman Umar, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, in the violent protest by members of the Shiitte movement in Abuja. In a statement by Force Spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, in Abuja, he said that two other officers and a Channels’ Television Reporter were injured in the incident….