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Zakzaky’s IMN Rejects Order Declaring Group Unlawful

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria,IMN  has rejected an order by Kaduna  State Government  declaring  it an unlawful society. IMN in a statement Saturday by IMN spokesman, Ibrahim Musa  said “IMN  wishes to categorically make it clear to the general public that we vehemently reject such an order and declare it a flagrant infringement on our basic rights as citizens of this country to hold an opinion, associate ...

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Emefiele Hails God, Buhari, Security Forces, Others Over Abducted Wife’s Rescue

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has expressed gratitude to God, President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies for the rescue of his wife, Margaret, from the hands of kidnappers. In a statement released in Abuja on Saturday morning, the Governor thanked God Almighty for the life of his dear wife who was rescued on Friday night and praised security agencies for their ...

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Shiites: Ultimatum and threats of violence not in our character

By Ibrahim Musa It has become expedient to make this clarification that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has never employed the use of ultimatum or the issuance of threats of violence in its entire four decades of existence to anyone, group or authority. This is not about to change. A recent media campaign allegedly claims that “ultimatum” was issued. The security forces appear to be bent on carrying o ...

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Lalong Mourns NAN’s Sani Adamu, Condoles With Family, NGE, NUJ

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has expressed deep shock over the news of the sudden death of Mallam Sani Adamu, the late Director of Multi-Media Services of the News Agency of Nigeria ((NAN) who died on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The Governor in a statement issued on Monday in Johannesburg, South Africa, by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mark Longyen, commiserated with the fam ...

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Amnesty International Has ‘Mindset And Pattern’ To Deride Public Institutions, Say Nigeria Police

The Nigeria Police Force has describe  the latest report by Amnesty International as misleading and full of  “mindset and pattern”  peculiar to  the global rights body. Police Spokesman DCP Don N. Awunah, said “The Nigeria Police Force after a careful study the report, wishes to state categorically that the report in its entirety is misleading, a clear misrepresentation of facts, unverified accounts and abs ...

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How Security Forces Attacked Free Zakzaky Protest in Abuja- Shiites

(Press Statement) On Thursday 22/09/16, thousands of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) converged in Abuja to protest the continued illegal detention of our Leader Shaikh Ibraheem Yaqoub Zakzaky, who remains to be unjustifiably be held without charges and access to appropriate medical care. Firstly, the Nigerian army had mounted make-shift road blocks seeking to prevent people from entering Ab ...

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PREMIUM TIMES Board Announces New Appointments

(PRESS RELEASE)  Plans to mark the half a decade anniversary of PREMIUM TIMES in providing the Nigerian community and consumers of Nigerian news with the most factual, reliable, truly verifiable, and professional journalism have commenced with the board announcement of some staff and management movement at the paper. PREMIUM TIMES is Nigeria’s first non-profit newsroom founded on a unique social model to ac ...

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Facebook Fraudsters Clone Semenitari Again, Dupe People Over Non-Existent ‘NDDC Empowerment’

The Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has warned the pubic against falling prey to fraudsters who have again cloned her Facebook Page to dupe people. Semenitari, who distanced herself from claims of ongoing empowerment by NDDC, said the fraudsters have been demanding huge cash from unsuspecting members of the public as part of t ...

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MNJTF Troops Intensify Air Strikes On Boko Haram, Lose 2 To IEDs

(Press Release) The effects of difficult terrains and unpredictable weather conditions continue to pose serious challenges to the conduct of Operation GAMA AIKI. However, despite these limitations for the ground forces, the Air Component of the operation, through successful combined air operations continue to deny the terrorists freedom of action and movement within the battle fields. Recent air strikes and ...

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Etche Roads: Wike Lied – Semenitari

The Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has debunked claims made by the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, that the Commission was not involved in the recovery of dilapidated road infrastructure in Etche local government of the state. Semenitari stressed that not only was Mr. Wike playing to the gallery, but was hiding the fa ...

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Troops Make Arrests As Patrols, Raids Continue In Delta

(Nigerian Army Press Release, Wednesday August 31, 2016)  Troops of 222 Battalion, 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise of Operation CROCODILE SMILE have also been conducting patrols and raids. Today, the troops carried out patrols through Edje-Ewu-Opere waterside and Araya communities in Ughelli South and Isoko South Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Delta State. As part of the tr ...

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UN Youth Envoy Endorses #NotTooYoungToRun Campaign

The United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmed Alhendawi, has joined other youth across the continent to endorse the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill. Speaking at an interactive session with young people at the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports in Abuja, Mr. Ahmed Alhendawi said the bill is important considering not only the age of the continent but also the overwhelming youth demographic in Nige ...

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