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Videos of Nigerian wedding massacre, mass burials go viral amid call for end to ethnic violence

3 August 2020 Violence in the northwest Nigerian state of Kaduna escalated in July as reports of massacres and arson attacks emerged from villages in the region. The attacks, characterised by the government as “politically-motivated banditry”, have increased tensions between the Fulani and Atyap ethnic groups. Photos and videos of mass burials went viral on Nigerian social media networks as …

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Nigerian police open fire on protesters demanding Zakzaky’s release

17 January 2020 Police in the Nigerian capital Abuja have opened fire on demonstrators they demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria says five people were injured in the attack. The Tuesday demonstration was also held to condemn a recent statement by the Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who has said Sheikh …

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Nasty Nasir El-Rufai and the “cabal” tighten their grip on the 2023 presidency

15 November 2019 Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, has been chosen by the “cabal”, that reportedly controls President Muhammadu Buhari, to succeed the president in 2023. The “cabal” is allegedly headed by Buhari’s nephew Mamman Daura, with the president’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, in charge of day to day activities, which includes running the country as the …

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IMN: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia behind Nigeria’s deadly crackdown on Zakzaky’s supporters

8 August 2019 The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) tells Iranian state-owned Press TV that the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia have been behind the Abuja government’s bloody crackdown on supporters of senior Muslim figure Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been jailed for over four years. Mohammad Hassan Shojaeifard, representative of Sheikh Zakzaky in Iran, said in an interview with …

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