Infocraftdiary with Agency Reports

The official proscription of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, called the Shi’ites, and led by detained El-Zakzaky, may spark off insurrections.

Headliners reports that “the government announced last weekend the outlawing the pro-Iranian Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, after protests demanding the release of its detained leader Ibrahim Zakzaky descended into bloodshed, has inflamed a long-running standoff amid an increasingly hostile approach from authorities under President Muhammadu Buhari, who has close ties to Sunni power Saudi Arabia.”

The report says “the Islamic Movement in Nigeria is the most widely known Shia group in Nigeria, where the vast majority of Muslims are Sunni.”.

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