Heavy riot broke out after protesting Shiite group clashed with some security agents in the Maitama area of Abuja.
Shiite group is protesting the release of its leader, El-zakzaky who has been in custody of the DSS.
Shi’ite group have been protesting since Thursday on the streets of Abuja.
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.
An eyewitness said, 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.