The Introduction and Growth of Shiism in Nigeria
Shi’ism which literally translates to “Follwers of Ali”, is a faction of Islam which describes the followers of the Prophet’s cousin Ali.
Shi’ism in Nigeria dates back to the late 1970s and it has its Headquarters in Zaria, Nigeria.
It has witnessed rapid growth in membership and publicity over the last couple of years. It boasts a huge membership population that runs into millions.
Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky is the leader of the Shiite movement in Nigeria.
This video therefore narrates the evolution of Shiite in Nigeria from late 1970s to date.
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