Islamic Movement of Nigeria

Zakzaky is not Thomas Becket; Buhari be Warned

The leader of the Islamic Movement, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, is not the troublesome priest to be gotten rid of by insinuation, writes Arzu Merali.* One can’t help but wonder whether Buhari’s latest campaign tactic – as claimed across the media in Nigeria today – that Iran is now his and not Sheikh

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Islamophobia at the Intra-Muslim Level – The Case of Nigeria

Arzu Merali‘s paper on the attacks on the Islamic Movement of Nigeria and how sectarian narratives have been instrumentalised. Sectarian narratives abound in and about Nigeria. Deemed a post-colonial state in international relations terms, it is considered to be afflicted by ‘Muslim’ / ‘Christian’ ‘communal tensions’, ‘tribal tensions’ and ‘corruption’. In an

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