The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the unconditional release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shiite sect in Nigeria, and his wife, Malama Zeatudden, from detention, within 45 days.
The court also ordered the Federal Government to provide a new accommodation for El-Zakzaky in Zaria or any northern town of his choice.
The court, presided by Justice Gabriel Kolawole, also awarded El-Zakzaky and his wife N50 million as general damages.
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