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Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa'ad and the Fulani Leaders by Oodua Group
Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abu...

Open Letter to the Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad and the Fulani Le...

The Sultan of Sokoto and Fulani Leader His Eminence Alhaji Abubakar Sa’ad THE STATE OF THE NATION We write this letter to you considering your importance as the head of the Fulani people in Nigeria. You are also the head of Fulani Muslims in Nigeria. It is our hope that you will be able to share... read more »

Opinion: I Won't Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy
Opinion: I Won’t Cry for Sowore by...

Opinion: I Won’t Cry for Sowore by Badaiki Osighe Nabobcy

I don’t expect that Sowore is not prepared to be in detention, so I’m not too worried about his loss of freedom. That goes with the territory. Being detained should be a minor inconvenience in a democracy. In the old days, a Sowore would have been made to disappear, never to be heard... read more »

Opinion: Buhari's Misguided Invitation of Shiites to Terrorism by Femi Aribisala
Opinion: Buhari’s Misguided Invita...

Opinion: Buhari’s Misguided Invitation of Shiites to Terrorism by Fem...

Buhari is busy importing the incendiary of Middle Eastern Sunni/Shiite conflagration into Nigeria. The decision of the Nigerian government to proscribe the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and to declare it officially as a terrorist organization is a catastrophic blunder.  In the first... read more »

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Freedom of Worship - Presidency
Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality...

Nigeria: Government Outlawed Criminality of IMN, not Freedom of Worship ...

Presidency says proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shiites in the country from practicing their religion, instead it was to discourage wanton violence, murder and willful destruction of public and private... read more »

Nigeria: Court Grants FG's Request to Declare Shiite Terrorists
Nigeria: Court Grants FG’s Request...

Nigeria: Court Grants FG’s Request to Declare Shiite Terrorists

With several clashes between the Nigerian Police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), aka Shiites, that led to the death of Usman Umar, Deputy Commissioner of police, Precious Owolabi, a Channels Television reporter and many others, Justice Nkeonye Maha, of the Federal High Court... read more »

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Hon. Jimoh Olajide

Nigeria: Respect the Rule of Law, Lawmaker Urges FG, Shi’ites

A member, House of Representatives Hon. Jimoh Olajide has called on the Federal government, the Shi’ites group to respect the rule of law and the sanctity of human life. He said this... read more »

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate - Presidency

Nigeria: Let the Court Decide El Zakzaky’s Fate – Presidency

The Presidency appeals to El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being... read more »

NIgeria: UK Rreport Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians

Nigeria: UK Report Indicts Buhari on Killings of Thousands of Christians

The global independent report on the persecution of Christians authored by the Rt. Rev. Philip Mounstephen Bishop of Truro in the United Kingdom was recently concluded and submitted to the... read more »

Breaking News: Shi'ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

Breaking News: Shi’ites Stage Peaceful Protest In Lagos

The Shi’ite movement headed by the incarcerated Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky are currently staging a peaceful protest in Lagos following the more volatile protest in Abuja that resulted... read more »

Nigeria: Senator Elisha's Act, A show of Shame - Barrister Adeleye

Nigeria: Senator Elisha’s Act, A show of Shame – Bar...

A lawyer and human rights defender, Olusayo Adeleye on Wednesday condemned the barbaric action of Senator Elisha Aboo, senator representing Adamawa-North Senatorial Districts who publicly assaulted a... read more »