Seven killed, Channels TV reporter Shot As Police, Shiites Collide in Abuja

At least one person was killed on Monday as the police and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, collide again in Abuja.

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A Channels Television news-man was also hit by a bullet.

The Shiites also set a sub-station of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) at the federal secretariat, Abuja, on fire, after the police broke their protest.

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Properties worth about N200 million was said to have been lost in the clash with two vehicles of the agency also set ablaze.

Rumours are suggesting that the number of deaths in the riot could be as many as seven(7).

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The protest, which began from NITEL junction at Wuse 2, was interupted by armed policemen who have cordoned the road leading to the National Assembly and three arms zone.

The group is protesting the denial of the Federal Government to discharge its leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky, and his spouse, who have been in detention since 2015.

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Shiites and the police had first collide on July 9 after they derive entrance into the premises of the National Assembly.

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About Eazibeat

Israel Afamyi Abuja (born 30 May 1995), known professionally as Eazibeat, is a Multi-talented Nigerian Producer and sound engineer. He is also a Digital marketer who blogs on a daily basis with the music site Career Eazibeat grew up in Abuja, and was a member of his local church choir. He developed interest in music while studying at St. Murumba College Jos in his secondary school days. He proceeded to learn music production around 2011, with Mickenzy. Eazibeat is also a prolific writer and an SEO expert who free-lances for a living. Eazibeat released his first single Laide, an afro-pop track in 2019 with production from Mickenzy, while his second track Doubting Thomas was released on April 2020 with production credit from Squeezer. Eazibeat refer to R. Kelly, Akon, P-square and M.I as his main music influencers.

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