• Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-05-21 11:52

    By Ammar Muhammad Rajab

    How Sheikh Zakzaky distributes foodstuffs to the needy for fasting for the past 20 years        

    NIGERIA/ ABUJA - The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has distributed foodstuffs worth millions of naira to the needy on the occasion of this year’s fasting season to help mitigate the suffering of the poor and the needy in Zaria as it have been his tradition. The distribution started on Saturday the 29 Sha’aban 1440, which is equivalent to 4/5/2019 and ended on 1st Ramadan.

  • Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-05-20 11:30

    By Ammar Muhammad Rajab

    Dissecting Bin Salman’s utterances on Sheikh Zakzaky

    NIGERIA/ ABUJA - The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad Bin Salman, also known as MBS, during his interview with the American Time Magazine last year declared that they have succeeded in altering what he termed as; “attempt to overthrow the government by Al-Zakzaky in Nigeria.”

  • زکزاکی 2019-05-18 19:46

    Nigerian army opens fire on protesters demanding release of Zakzaky

    TEHRAN - The Nigerian army has opened fire on protesters demanding the release of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held for four years on trumped-up allegations.

  • Imrana Sheme Umar 2019-05-05 10:51

    By Imrana Sheme Umar

    United states of Africa for the great good

    Nigeria/ Katsina - The first come in mind is the border, religious sects, tribalism, language diversity, political affiliation, and other potential conflicts. Just by so mentioning “United States of Africa”. Let take a look at the current situation of our country individually in more details;

  • Iran’s growth in science and technology ‘notable’: Nigerian minister 2019-05-03 15:24

    Iran’s growth in science and technology ‘notable’: Nigerian minister

    TEHRAN – Despite sanctions, Iran experienced a notable growth in science and technology and is a great example for the nations which sought self-sufficiency and independence, the Nigerian Minister of Education Adamu Adamu said, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran hails Nigeria’s move to provide health services for Sheikh Zakzaky 2019-04-27 20:06

    Iran hails Nigeria’s move to provide health services for Sheikh Zakzaky

    TEHRAN – Tehran on Saturday welcomed the Nigerian government’s “positive” move to allow a medical team to visit and examine Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of Nigeria’s Shiite community, and his wife, the Iranian Foreign Ministry website reported.

  • Sheikh Zakzaky and the Nigerians 2019-03-16 10:51

    Sheikh Zakzaky and the Nigerians

    ZARIA - History has recorded so many men and their great works, floating on the pages of books events has unfold some are ceremonious and some are brutal. The event of karbala to some people with shallow perceptions takes it as an historical illusion.

  • Tehran felicitates Senegal, Nigeria on successful polls 2019-03-02 22:11

    Tehran felicitates Senegal, Nigeria on successful polls

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday offered congratulations to Senegal and Nigeria on holding presidential elections successfully.

  • Ahmad Salkida 2019/01/07

    By Ahmad Salkida

    Why troops are losing ground to ISWAP

    ABUJA - In the few days leading to the eclipse on 2018, reports from the warfront in North East Nigeria provoked huge concerns, fiercely stirring panic within communities in and around Maiduguri, Borno state. Governor Kashim Shettima, within this period, quickly called an emergency security meeting to receive briefs from different security commands in the state. At the Executive chambers of the Government House, Maiduguri, the seat of power in the state, the situation was grim and faces drawn.

  • Professor Dahiru Yahya 2018-12-25 11:07

    Islam is at stake in Northern Nigeria

    Professor Dahiru Yahya delivered a speech at the Conference on Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria in which he called on the international community to demand accountability from the Nigerian Federal Government for atrocities it has committed in Nigeria.

  • Ali Isah Omogbai 2018-12-15 17:20

    By Ali Isah Omogbai

    Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as election approaches in 2019

    TEHRAN - Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls. When Buhari won the presidential election in 2015 among the promises made was to restore the country back to peace and to ensure total security in the state, creation of job opportunities, better and easy life for the masses. 

  • Nigeria 2018/11/15

    By Mahdi Garba

    Nigeria, persecution of Shia Muslims and the continued quest for justice

    TEHRAN _ Come December 12, people of conscience around the globe would be joining members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria to commemorate the third anniversary of the premeditated attack on armless citizens using armed-to-the-teeth security operatives while bracing up to hoist a flag on the dome of the Hussainiyya Baqiyatullah, Zaria.

  • Nigeria 2018-11-06 07:50

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    “There is no justification for Nigerian Army to shoot at and kill unarmed Shiite protestors”

    TEHRAN - Last week, on the day of Arbaeen, thousands of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) supporters took part in a series of peaceful protests in the Nigerian capital Abuja to demand the release of their incarcerated leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. Nigerian security forces used live ammunition to crush the protest, leading to the death of at least 50 people.

  • Iran denounces killing of Shiite mourners in Nigeria 2018-10-31 08:26

    Iran denounces killing of Shiite mourners in Nigeria

    TEHRAN – Iran has strongly denounced the recent deadly incident in Nigeria in which several Shiite mourners were killed by security forces.

  • Zakzaky 2018/09/10

    By Yusuf Abdullahi

    Zakzaky’s 1000 days of wrongful incarceration

    TEHRAN - It’s been 1000 days of Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzaky’s wrongful incarceration along with his wife and other associates since the Zaria massacre where about 1000 innocent Nigerians were killed in cold blood by those constitutionally mandated to protect them. Programs and protests were organized all across the world to demand justice for Zakzaky and to draw the attention of Nigerian authorities towards the repercussions of tyranny and injustice meted against the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.

  • Abdul Mumin Giwa 2018/09/02

    By Abdul Mumin Giwa

    Who is the terrorist? IMF, Buhari regime or faceless groups

    TEHRAN - I was shocked when my attention was drawn to a false claim by a faceless NGO ‘Coalition of Arewa CSO for Progress and Change’. The group claimed that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) paid N250 million to a person named Dr. Idris Ahmad, who is yet to be identified. The story was reported and given special coverage in the media in utter disregard of the journalistic ethics.

  • Zakzaky 2018-07-10 10:11

    By: Syed Zafar Mehdi

    'Zaria massacre was orchestrated in Israel, bankrolled by Saudi, executed by Nigerian government'

    TEHRAN - Ibrahim Musa is the President of Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). In this interview with Tehran Times, he talks about the illegal incarceration of IMN leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and brutal clampdown on the movement by the Mohammad Buhari government.

  • Zakzaky 2018-06-23 11:56

    IHRC condemns police killings of peaceful pro-Zakzaky protestors

    KADUNA, NIGERIA - IHRC strongly condemns the killings by armed police yesterday of two protestors in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna.

  • شیخ زکزاکی 2018-04-27 13:36

    Nigeria's failure to comply with its human rights obligations towards Sheikh Zakzaky

    INTERNATIONAL - The decision by Nigerian authorities to charge the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim el-Zakzaky, after illegally holding him in detention for two years demonstrates the desperation of the government and is yet another slap in the face of due process in the country.

  • Zanganeh 2017-09-26 09:49

    Nigeria, Libya should be included in cuts pact: Zanganeh

    TEHRAN – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said although OPEC’s compliance with the deal to reduce output has been acceptable some changes are needed if participants seek to balance the market.

  • Nigerian aircraft lands in Tehran for Hajj flights 2017-08-27 09:38

    Nigerian aircraft lands in Tehran for Hajj flights

    TEHRAN – A passenger aircraft that Iran Air has leased from a Nigerian airline landed in Tehran on Saturday to carry Iranian pilgrims visiting Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj rituals.

  • UN 2017-06-06 09:32

    By Kevin Sieff

    The UN asked for billions to avert four hunger crises. The money didn’t arrive.

    At the beginning of this year, the United Nations made one of its boldest requests ever for funding.

  • تیم ملی فوتبال ساحلی 2017-05-02 08:48

    Iran to face Switzerland in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup quarters

    Iran booked a berth in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 quarter-final after defeating Nigeria on penalties.

  • Ibraheem Zakzaky 2017-04-19 15:58

    Police Fire Bullets at Nigerians Demand Release of Ibraheem Zakzaky

    TEHRAN - Massive rallies were held in Nigeria, calling for the Immediate and unconditional release of the Leader of the Islamic Movement Sheikh Ibraheem Zekzaky, while Nigerian police reportedly used live bullets to disperse protesters.

  • Somalia 2017-03-06 02:37

    By Amanda Erickson

    In Somalia, a drought killed 110 people in just 48 hours

    The signs of crisis are everywhere. Each day, thousands flood the capital in search of food. More than 7,000 internally displaced people sought help from one feeding center in just a day, a level of demand the center cannot possibly meet.

  • Nigeria 2017-02-27 04:59

    By Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija

    Nigeria needs the world’s assistance in responding to the Boko Haram crisis

    Some 250 delegates have gathered in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Friday to draw attention to the world’s forgotten humanitarian crisis — that of northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, where Boko Haram once dominated and have left destruction in their wake

  • Famine 2017-02-25 03:49

    Sitting by as disaster unfolds

    Millions face starvation, but the world is turning away. We are too late to prevent this severe food crisis – but we can and must act now to save lives

  • Africa 2017-01-22 09:40

    Africa’s object lesson in democracy

    A postelection crisis in Gambia has stirred the country’s neighbors to intervene, sign of a stronger commitment to democracy in Africa.

  • Nigerian army 2017-01-07 05:29

    By Ludovica Iaccino

    Is Boko Haram's insurgency really over, following the Sambisa forest offensive?

    Nigeria claims Sambisa forest offensive 'final crushing of Boko Haram' but attacks blamed on group continue.

  • Nigeria 2016-12-20 09:22

    By Max Weihe

    Northeastern Nigeria: Epicenter of a forgotten crisis

    There is no escaping U.S. politics these days. Even in remote northeastern Nigeria, where I have just spent two months with the International Rescue , most of the televisions are set to international news networks which are covering the presidential transition in excruciating detail.