Shi’ites protest Iranian general’s killing in Abuja, burn US flag.


Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ites, protested in Abuja yesterday over the killing of a top Iranian General, Qassem Soleimani.

The Shiites also demanded the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, from detention.

The placard-carrying protesters also burnt a flag of the United States of America, chanting, “Death to America.”