IMN Threat And The State’s Monopoly Of Violence By Richard Murphy

There must be a limit to deluding ourselves. Metamorphosis is real. The process moves from egg to larva to pupa and finally the adult insect emerges to do good or unleash evil. The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is at the verge of evolving to the adult stage of destruction – having gone through the pupa stage of relative inaction until it began a campaign of violence in the last few days. Boko Haram went through similar stages with different acceleration in time past. It began as a collection of youths…

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USIP Prediction On 2019 And Shehu Sani’s Reactions By Isaac Atuluku

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has in line with its mandate to promote conflict resolution and conflict prevention worldwide conducted a research on the forthcoming general election in Nigeria with a view to identifying flash points and likely areas of conflicts. But based on its interactions with Nigerians in the course of the research the institute noted that there’s every indication that the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, President Muhammad Buhari is likely to win the 2019 presidential elections. Anybody going through the report will see that it…

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El-Zakyzaky: Centre Writes US Over IMN Activities, Insists Group Not ‘Harmless Protesters’

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has written the United States of America over the activities of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites. The centre specifically frowned at the recent protests staged by members of the group which led to lost of lives and crippled commercial activities in the Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The letter signed by its Executive Director, Dr. Grace Akatu, SHAC called on the United States to speak up on the side of truth by urging an end to the terrorist activities of IMN…

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Discharge Your Duties With Professionalism, Integrity, Minister Of Finance Tells TAT Commissioners:

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, on Monday urged the newly inaugurated Tax Appeal Tribunal (TAT) Commissioners “to discharge their duties with high level of professionalism, integrity, diligence and fairness to all parties”. The Minister of Finance, who stated this while inaugurating the new commissioners in Abuja, also implored the commissioners to avoid unnecessary delays and adjournment of cases and that their decisions should be in line with tax laws. A statement by the special adviser to the Minister of Finance on media and communications, Mr Paul Ella…

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