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Police Fire Tear Gas in Clash at Nigeria's National Assembly

Chaos erupted at Nigeria's National Assembly on Thursday as security forces tried to block the speaker of the House of Representatives from entering the complex. Police told VOA they fired tear gas during a clash between the security forces and an estimated 200 supporters of House speaker Aminu Tambuwal. Tambuwal angered the ruling People's Democratic Party by recently defecting to the opposition All Progressives' Congress. Nigerian newspapers report that dozens of...

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