The Channels Television reporter shot at the scene of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shiites, and the police is dead.
He was identified as Precious Owolabi, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
His death brings to three the number of those who have dies from the protest around noon today.
The Deputy Commissioner of police in charge of Operations at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, DCP Umar, was shot dead in the cross fire between police officers and protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shi’ites in Abuja earlier today.
Many injured persons are believed to be on critical list in the hospital with at least 54 Shi’ites members arrested