Presidency says proscription of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has nothing to do with banning the larger numbers of peaceful and law abiding Shiites.
Human rights activist and legal luminary Femi Falana has reacted to the statement credited to the special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, over the detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
Babban hadimin Shugaban kasa Muhammadu Buhari na musamman, Mista Femi Adesina, ya zargi wasu yan Najeriya da yiwa Fulani makiyaya kazafi da kuma danganta su da laifuka.
Adesina made the comment in an interview with an online newspaper, while stating that some of the issues raised are exaggerated. According to him, despite the challenges, Nigeria is still very solid and will remain so.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, July 12, congratulated Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on his 85th birthday, which would hold on July 13.
The presidency has described as "very ridiculous, and even comical", the reaction of former vice president Atiku Abubakar, to the Supreme Court ruling affirming the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state.