One killed as Shi’ite Protesters Clash With Nigerian Police in Sokoto

Nigerian police clashed on friday with Shi’ite Muslim protesters in the capital of Sokoto state, Sokoto and gunfire could be heard, according to an eye witness. The Shi’ite group marched in protest against the continued detention of its leader, despite a court ruling that he be released and the refusal of the DSS to allow his doctors attend to his diatorating health condition. “Many of our members has been killed in a similar confrontation, but we’re not deterred, we will continue to protest until the right thing is done. Many…

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SHI’ITES HONOURED FOR THEIR PEACEFUL CONDUCT DURING THE 2019 ELECTIONS

For their peaceful conduct and ensuring that their members voted for their candidate of choice during the 2019 general election, Adage Communication, publishers of the SuncityNews has awarded the Islamic Movement of Nigeria the most courageous religious organization 2019. Speaking during the award presentation in Abuja, the Publisher, Mr Chibuisi Mba, asked the group to continue to be courageous and peaceful in pursuing their agitation and to remain committed to the unity and progress of Nigeria. “We are all entitled to our believe, there is freedom of association in Nigeria,…

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