The Human Rights group and CAN got it wrong  By Prof. Dawud O. S. Noibi

My attention was drawn to the sepatate calls made by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) for the resignation or removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The two bodies bitterly criticized the CJN for calling for the improvement of the status of the Shari’ah in Nigeria through the amendment of the relevant sections of the Constitution. They described the CJN as heating the polity by thus calling for what they  described, laughably though, as the Islamization of the country.…

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…