Islamic Movement In Nigeria
Police officers reportedly clashed with members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shi'ite group, on Friday, October 18.
The inspector general of police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, has stated that individuals are free to be Shiites but not members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).
Members of the Shiites Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have defied police order by embarking on its Ashura mourning procession in Abuja on Tuesday, September 10 in the morning.
Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), and his wife, Zeenat, may travel out of the country again for medical treatment this time either to Malaysia or Indonesia.
Deputy secretary-general of the council, Prof. Salisu Shehu, in a statement on Thursday, September 5, said the council had refrained from making a public statement on the controversy because it has not conclude its investigation.
The CAC president, Ayokunle Bakare, the group urged the relevant authorities to extend the same treatment to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its members, not only in Nigeria but also abroad.