Some members of the House of Representatives are now in a free for all. Several lawmakers in the House chamber are chorusing a protest song, ‘Freedom comes by struggle, by struggle; freedom come.’ Two members of the House, Mr Bashir Babale and Duoye Diri, had physical combat. Trouble started when some lawmakers brought out placards […]

The atmosphere at the National Assembly is calm as President Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2019 Appropriation Bill to the legislature today. The President is scheduled to arrive at 11am and lay the budget before a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives. Men of the Nigeria Police and operatives of the Department of […]

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), has been killed. It was gathered that the retired military officer was killed on the Abuja-Keffi Expressway on his way back from his farm. He was said to have been shot along with his driver on Tuesday. Until his death, he was standing […]

Power and water supplies to the National Assembly Complex have been restored. It was however observed that businesses, including banks, restaurants and vendors, in the complex, remained shut. They were forced to close shops on Monday when the protesting workers shut down facilities in the building. It was gathered that while workers were shut out […]

Police take over National Assembly, barricade entrancesNigerian Police Force have occupied the National Assembly Complex. The operatives, who have shut all entrances to the premises, prevented workers from gaining entry. The main entrance close to the Eagle Square was barricaded with patrol vans. The security operatives also frisked journalists, construction workers, vendors and a few […]

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