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    Metro 10 killed in Kaduna-Kano Expressway accident – Newtelegraph News

    No fewer than 10 people died in an accident that occurred on Kaduna-Kano Expressway on Saturday. The News agency of Nigeria reports that the accident occurred around Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, at 5:30 am. A statement issued by the Head of Public Enlightenment, Zaria Unit Command of the...
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    Metro Zaria Clash: Shi’ites Drag Army To International Criminal Court

    Islamic Human Rights Commission has called on the International Criminal Court to open a preliminary enquiry into the clashed between the Nigerian Army and Shi'ite members in Zaria last year. The International Criminal Court is being urged to investigate the massacre of nearly 1000 civilians in...
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    Metro Shi'ite-Army Clash: El-Rufai Inaugurates Judicial Commission of Inquiry

    Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai inaugurated the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Shi'ites-Army clash in Zaria on Friday, January 29 at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House. The Commission is being chaired by Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba, the presiding justice of the Port Harcourt...
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    Metro Army Warns Shi'ite Muslims Against Inciting Comments

    The Nigerian Army has warned members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, to desist from making misleading comments, capable of breaching public peace and order. This is contained in a statement issued by Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
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    Metro Nigerian Military Killed And Secretly Buried 300 Shi'ites in Zaria - HRW

    At least 300 members of the Shi’ia sect were killed by the army, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has alleged, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to halt human right abuses in the Nigerian military. “The killing of hundreds of Shia Muslim members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), by...
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    Metro 19 Northern Governors React To Army, Shi'ite Clash in Zaria

    Governors of Nigeria’s 19 Northern States on Saturday in Kaduna endorsed the actions in Kaduna State, the location of last weekend’s violence involving Nigeria's Shiites and the Army. In a communique issued at the end of a meeting, the governors stressed that all Nigerians should respect the...
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    Politics [Opinion] Femi Fani-Kayode: A Government of Sadists

    On the night of 12th December 2015 in the city of Zaria, Kaduna state, Sheik El Zakzaky, the leader of the 10 million-strong Shia muslim community in Nigeria, was shot, brutalized and dumped in a wheelbarrow. He barely escaped with his life but sadly, according to Iranian government sources and...
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    Metro Bloodshed in Zaria: Army and Shiite Muslims, No Love Lost [Guardian]

    Draped usually in a black flowing gown made of silk, with a white turban sitting firmly around his head, the leader of Shiite Muslim in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, cuts the image of a divinity – certainly that is not the quality he will attribute to himself. For a man of El-Zakzaky’s...
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    Metro El-zakzaky’s Followers List 5 Conditions For Peace

    Leaders of Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria yesterday, in Abuja have itemised five conditions for possible truce, chief among them is the immediate release of their spiritual leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky. The sect also insisted that the killing of its members by Nigerian soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna...
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    World President Obama Reacts To Shi'ite, Army Clash In Zaria

    United State president, Barack Obama has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately probe the clash between the Nigerian Army and the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Zaria on Saturday. In a statement through its Embassy in Abuja on Wednesday, the United States government said it was deeply...
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    Politics Buhari to Religious Groups: Don’t Breach Public Peace

    President Muhammadu Buhari has warned religious bodies across Nigeria to refrain from activities that are capable of breaching public peace and order. He advised them to always respect constituted authorities and extant laws when conducting their activities. Channels television reported...
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    Metro [Photos] Thousands of Shi'ites Stage Protests in Kano, Bauchi and Kebbi States

    Thousands of Nigerian Shiites have staged protest in different countries including the largest march in Kano, Kebbi and Bauchi to protest against the arrest of their leader EL-Zakzaky and the death of their members during the 2-day violent clash with the Nigerian Army.. See photos:
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    World Stop Crackdown on Shiites, Iran tells Nigeria

    Following last Saturday’s violent clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Muslim sect, Shiite, in Zaria, Kaduna State, Iran has called on Nigerian authorities to respect religious figures and sites, Vanguard reports. “Nigeria… is now dealing with problems arising from extremism and...
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    Metro Heavy Gunfire In Zaria As Troops Surround Zakzaky’s Residence

    Heavy fighting broke out late Saturday night into the early hours of Sunday, between men of the Nigerian army and members of the Islamic movement of Nigeria also known as Shiite, following the surrounding of the house of leader of the movement, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by troops. Leadership...
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    Metro Barewa College: The Nigerian School That Produced 5 Presidents, Over 20 Governors And Ministers

    Barewa College is a college in Zaria, Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. Founded in 1921 by British Governor General Hugh Clifford, it was originally known as "Katsina College." It switched its name to "Kaduna College" in 1938 and then "Government College, Zaria" in 1949 before settling on "Barewa...