Three civilians have been killed and eight others wounded when two female bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of people in northeastern Nigeria.
A Nigerian court has granted bail to Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky so that he can fly to India for medical care, his lawyer says.
The daughter of Nigeria’s detained prominent cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky has warned about the government’s recent ban on the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), saying it could worsen the crackdown on the members of the group and ignite a new conflict in the West African nation.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has challenged a ban imposed by the Nigerian government in a Federal High Court.
Thousands of Nigerians have held a fresh rally in solidarity with the jailed Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has denounced a recent Nigerian court ruling that bans the movement led by jailed Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, calling on the Abuja government to reverse the ban, which prevents the group’s members from “exercising their right to carry out peaceful activities.”
Supporters of top Nigerian Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky say they are a religious minority group and not the Islamic Movement in Nigeria which is not a registered group.
Daesh-linked Boko Haram terrorists have attacked mourners returning from a funeral in Nigeria's restive northeast and killed at least 23 people.
Nigerian security forces have killed at least 20 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during protests calling for the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the movement’s leader, this week.