posted tages with "Islamic Movement"

Nigeria urged to release religious leader amid virus outbreak

Nigeria urged to release religious leader amid virus outbreak

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has urged the country’s authorities to release its already severely ailing leader Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky given the risks he faces from continued imprisonment amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus. RNA - The IMN made the plea in a statement addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the local officials in the north-central Kaduna State, where...

Islamic Movement in Nigeria rejects allegations of violence

Islamic Movement in Nigeria rejects allegations of violence

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has dismissed claims of violence raised against the movement, holding President Muhammadu Buhari responsible for the Zaria massacre. RNA - Buhari was behind the Nigerian army's massacre of Shia Muslims supporting Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky in the northern city of Zaria in 2015, a spokesman for IMN, Muktar Aabdulrahman Auwal, told...