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Nigeria State Orders Arrest of Banned Shiite Group Spokesman

Officials have ordered the arrest of the spokesman of a newly outlawed Shiite Muslim group in northern Nigeria. Samuel Aruwan, special assistant to the governor of Kaduna state, on Sunday announced the arrest order for Ibrahim Musa, spokesman for the Iranian-inspired Islamic Movement of Nigeria. The announcement came two days after the state ruled the group was illegal. Aruwan said Musa flouted the order by identifying himself as the group's spokesman in statements over the...

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