Nigerian journalist killed during protest by Muslim group

A 23-year-old trainee journalist with Nigerian Television station Channels TV was killed on Monday after he was hit by a stray bullet. Precious Owolabi was covering Monday’s clashes between police and some Muslim protesters in Abuja. Mr Owolabi was reporting on the clashes as part of his national service – a compulsory one-year programme for graduates in Nigeria. A senior police officer and at least four protesters were also reported to have died. Rampaging Shia Muslim group members had disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement in Abuja. The protesters were…

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