KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A Nigerian minority Shi'ite Muslim sect that has been declared an unlawful society by a northern state vowed on Saturday to challenge the ban.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Since Saturday's execution of four Shi'ite Muslims in Saudi Arabia, hundreds or thousands of the minority sect have marched nightly in protest, and their anger could herald wider unrest.
KANO (Reuters) - A suicide bomber hit a procession of Shi'ite Muslims in Nigeria's Kano state as they walked to the city of Zaria to pay homage to their founder in the country, security sources and a Shi'ite leader said.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's army chief of staff told an inquiry on Tuesday that his soldiers had acted appropriately during a bloody raid last month on a minority Shi'ite sect in which at least 60 people were killed.
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Claims by a Kaduna state official that Nigeria's military secretly buried 347 people after clashes with members of a minority Shi'ite Muslim sect should be investigated and anyone suspected of wrongdoing ...