One person was reportedly killed after members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) clashed with the police around the Unity Fountain in Abuja.
The police have forcefully dispersed Shiites demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, at the Unity Fountain, Abuja.
Riot broke out after protesting Shiite group clashed with some security agents.
According to an eyewitness, the visibly enraged Shiite members were seen throwing stones and sticks an armoured tank mobilized to the protest scene. They were several attempts by the protesters to break into the armoured vehicle.
The Shiites member were not moved by the teargas continuously fired by security agents to disperse them.
The protesters are assembled at the Unity Fountain, beside Transcorp hotel.
The Shi’ite group have been protesting since Thursday on the streets of Abuja.