About 400 Shiite members were arrested by the police after a clash between the force and the sect.
There have been scenes of commotion as security forced fired tear gas at demonstrators.
“The sect in massive numbers forced their way into the troops checkpoint after overrunning the Police Force"
“They have killed about 16 to 22 people,” a witness in the neighbourhood said
Shiites group, has confirmed that its members attacked President Muhammadu Buhari last Friday at the National Mosque, Abuja.
US government expresses concern over 'dozens' of Nigeria Shia deaths
The Islamic Republic of Iran may have joined forces with those