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Parliament Scuffle Worries Supporters of Nigerian President

Less than three months before the February presidential polls, tensions are ramping up in Nigeria, as the showdown outside parliament Thursday between lawmakers and police made clear. Television footage showed lawmakers climbing the gates of the National Assembly in Abuja as police tried to keep them out. Security forces eventually fired tear gas as parliamentarians made their way inside the complex. Civil society members and voters in the southern Delta State, a stronghold of...

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