Mr. El-Zakzaky said he had been allowed access to his personal physician for the first time, and thanked Nigerians for their prayers.
The sect had in July 2014 similarly encountered the military and three of El-Zakzaky children were among those cut down in the violence.
"In the last two days, there was unfounded rumour spreading across Nigeria that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky passed on in the custody of the service".
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El-Zakzaky, made his first public appearance at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Saturday since his detention.
But the DSS and his lawyer, Femi Falana both dispelled the stories, and affirmed that he is still alive.
"I am getting better, thanks to all your prayers", the IMN leader said.
Mr. El-Zakzaky, who leads Nigeria's most popular Shi'ia group, has been in the custody of the SSS since 2015.
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Reacting separately, he said the bullet in El-Zakzaky's wife's body is yet to be removed.
There had been rumours in the media that the leader might have died, following injuries during a 2015 clash with the Nigerian Army in Kaduna State.
At least 347 members Shiites were killed and secretly buried in mass graves by the army.
His followers, who are also known as Shiites, have staged series of protests in some northern states, including Abuja, calling for his release.
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The Federal Government has refused to obey the ruling of a Federal High Court which ordered their unconditional release in 2016.