Nigerian Army and the Shiite group clashed again in Abuja during a protest. The Islamic division of Shiite took to the street to protest the imprisoned Shiite cleric, in Abuja.
Shiite cleric leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky was arrested and detained in 2015 for clash between his followers and the Nigerian Army in Zaria, many people died during the clash.
Ibrahim Zakzaky was arrested for terrorizing the neighborhood and attempt to assassinate Nigerian Chief of Army staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, they barricaded roads being used by Nigerian Army and attacked when Army came by.
Ibrahim Zakzaky represents and leads the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) The Shiite group are localized in Zaria, in the northern part of Kaduna.