El-Zakzakky, Wife Departs Abuja For India

Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), was spotted on board an Emirates aircraft to India on Monday evening. The sheikh, who wore a nose mask, occupied a first-class seat. He and his wife,  Zeenat, departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, alongside some family members and security operatives.   TheCable understands that officials of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and Department of State Services (DSS) were with the IMN leader, one of the conditions of the medical leave granted by a high court in Kaduna. The court had…

El-Zakzakky: Human Rights Group Hail Proscription Of IMN As A Terrorist Organization

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has hailed the proscription of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) as a terrorist organisation, describing it as a “relief to Nigerians”. The Federal Government, on Friday, obtained a court order to banish the Shiite organisation, following violent protests in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Justice Nkeonye Maha of the Federal High Court Abuja issued the order in a ruling which designated the activities of the Shiite group in any part of Nigeria “as acts of terrorism and illegality.” In a statement signed by…

El-Zakzakky: Protesters Storm Iranian Embassy in London, Want Country To Stop Sponsoring Terrorism In Nigeria

Activities at the Iranian Embassy in London were on Friday paralysed by angry Nigerians over the alleged involvement of the Asian country in the protests and actions of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites.   The protesters, under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians in the United Kingdom, were seen chanting songs and displaying placards with various inscriptions, warning Iran to stop sponsoring terrorism in Nigeria. The action came following the demand by the Iranian government for the release embattled Ibrahim El-Zakzakky for treatment in the middle east.…