Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 2)

Zaria, Nigeria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 850 PDP, PRP members defect to APC in ZariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2018 | Vanguard

    No fewer than 850 members of the Peoples' Democratic Party and People's Redemption Party have defected to the All Progressives Party in Zaria LGAn of Kaduna State. The defectors included the PRP Youth Leader in Zaria, Mr Ibrahim Hassan-Pako, and a prominent PDP member, Hajiya Sa'adiya Mohammed-Mai-Yanga.

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  2. Agonies of teenage girls married off to men old enough to be their fathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | Vanguard

    For decades, despite laws against child marriage, the practice remains widespread in Nigeria. According to the 2017 States of the Children's Health, globally, one in every five girls is married before her 18th birthday.

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  3. Shakeup as Army redeploys 103 senior officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | Vanguard

    THE Nigerian Army has redeployed 103 officers among who is Major General Abba Dikko,the Commander, Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole. The shakeup which the army explained in a statement by its spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, was aimed at injecting new hands to further actualize the vision of the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Burata.

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  4. Nigeria: Shiites On N3.5 Million Spent to Feed El-Zakzaky - Lai Mohammed LiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    For officials of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria , it is a blatant lie to claim that N3.5 million is spent monthly to feed their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, in detention. The group also known as Shiites, said that the claim was a cover-up for fraud.

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  5. El-Zakzaky: Shi'ites disagree with Lai Mohammed over N3.5m feeding expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Vanguard

    By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA - Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, has said the claim by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, that the Federal Government spends N3.5m monthly to feed Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the sect's detained leader, fails to correspond with the realities of his condition. He described Mohammed's claim as a decoy to cover government's many violation of El-zakzaky's rights and those of his followers.

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  6. .com | Nigerian court rejects bail for pro-Iranian Shiite clericRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | News24

    A Nigerian court on Wednesday refused to release a Shiite Muslim cleric who has been in custody since 2015 following deadly clashes between troops and his supporters, his lawyer said. Ibrahim Zakzaky, who leads the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , and his wife, Zeenat, are standing trial on charges of culpable homicide and unlawful assembly.

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  7. Blackout in Sokoto, Zamfara, as transmission line collapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Vanguard

    Some areas in Sokoto and Zamfara states will experience blackout in the next two weeks, following the collapse of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN's transmission line in Gusau. According to the General Management, TCN, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, "the current power supply limitation within Sokoto, Talata-Mafara and Gusau is as a result of transmission capacity constraints on TCN's Birnin-Kebbi-Sokoto-Talata-Mafara-Gusau transmission line, which was caused by the collapse of 132kV tower number 307 between Funtua and Gusau.

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  8. Glo claims 4G coverage of all 36 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Nigerian mobile operator Globacom has revealed that its 4G network now reaches all 36 states of the country and 208 tertiary institutions. The locally-owned cellco formally launched its 700MHz network in October 2016 in parts of the cities of Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja, Jos, Warri, Eket, Benin City, Yola and Zaria.

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  9. Nigerian authorities urged to probe Shi'a deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    A Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has petitioned that country's National Human Rights Commission to investigate the killing of 492 Muslim Shi'as by the army and police between 2014 and 2018. In his petition to the commission's executive secretary Falana castigated the army and police over infringements of the fundamental rights of the Shi'as, the Premium Times reported on Tuesday.

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  10. Labour strike : Some marketers reluctant to sell petroleum products in Kano StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Vanguard

    Some petroleum products marketers in Kano State have closed their filling stations in anticipation of the impending strike scheduled to begin on Tuesday by the organised labour. The long queues of vehicles resurfaced in some petrol stations in some parts of the state on Monday.

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  11. Nigeria:Shiites Releases 34 Names of Protesters 'Killed By Soldiers'Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released names of 34 bodies so far identified amongst the over 40 Shiite protesters allegedly killed by Nigerian soldiers within four days. A representative of the group sent the list to PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday, describing the Nigerian Army as 'murderous' and demanding international pressure on the Nigerian government to investigate and punish those found culpable.

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  12. .com | In Nigeria 'being Shiite is being persecuted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | News24

    Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja. The bloody crackdown on Shiite protesters this week in Nigeria has highlighted the oppression of a religious minority that experts say is driven by a Sunni Muslim elite backed by Saudi Arabia.

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  13. Nigeria:Why Kaduna is Always Boiling - StakeholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Kaduna, Stakeholders in Kaduna State have attributed the protracted crisis in the state to failure of governance, injustice and growing culture of hate among the people. More than 70 people were killed in recent violence in the state, a situation that has become a recurring decimal in the last 39 years in the state.

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  14. Dozens Reportedly Killed as Nigerian Military Fires on Shia ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | CFR.org

    People carry a wounded person as Nigerian Shias gather during the Arbaeen ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria on October 30. The ceremony was parked by protests for el-Zakzaky's release and clashes with security services. Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

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  15. Nigeria: Security forces must be held accountable for killing of at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Amnesty International

    An investigation by Amnesty International shows that the horrific use of excessive force by soldiers and police led to the killing of at least 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria over two days, as the Shi'a Muslim group held a peaceful religious procession around Abuja. Amnesty researchers visited five different locations in Abuja and Nasarawa state where wounded IMN supporters were receiving treatment, including two locations where bodies were deposited.

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  16. Nigeria arrests 400 Shia Muslims after deadly clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | BBC News

    The pro-Iran Islamic Movement of Nigeria protesters demanded the release of their leader Ibraheem Zakzaky, in custody for 34 months. The army admits that three people were killed in clashes in Abuja on Monday, but the IMN says that dozens died.

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  17. .com | Nigerian group says troops shot, killed 27 Shiite MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | News24

    Nigeria's main Shiite Muslim movement says Nigerian troops shot and killed at least 27 of its members during a procession to the capital of Abuja. Musa said Tuesday that many members were taking part in a religious procession, which coincided with a protest calling for the release of their movement's pro-Iran leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky.

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  18. .com | Nigerian crackdown on Shiite group sparks fears of escalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | News24

    Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja. At least three people were killed when supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric clashed with security forces during a protest march in Abuja, prompting warnings to the government that a heavy-handed approach could radicalise elements in the group.

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  19. Nigerian Crackdown on Shi'ite Group Sparks Fears of EscalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Voice of America

    Supporters march with a banner to press for the release of Nigerian Shiite Muslim cleric Ibrahim Zakzaky on May 14, 2018 in Abuja. Nigerian police fired shots and tear gas at thousands of supporters of an imprisoned Shi'ite cleric in Abuja on Tuesday, just a day after three people were killed in similar clashes that sparked warnings to the government that a heavy-handed crackdown could radicalize the group.

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  20. El-Zakzakky: Mararaba-Nyanya residents trek several kilometers over gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Vanguard

    Members of the movement protested in Nyanya, Federal Capital Territory and Mararaba, Nasarawa State, following continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The development resulted in gridlock that left many residents, who closed from work with no option than trekking as far as AYA to Maraba/ Nyanya and other neighbouring settlements.

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