A new factional sect of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shi’ite has been uncovered in Borno State.
 
The State Commandant of the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps, Ibrahim Abdullahi, said the group, which emerged in Kwaya Kusar Local Government Area, was different from that of  Ibrahim El-zakzaky.
 
He said men of the command discovered the strange group through intelligence gathering.
 
He said investigations into the discovery would be sustained and shared with other security agencies.