Nigerian security agents blockade parliament, chief later fired

Members of security forces block the entrance of the National Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s security forces stopped lawmakers entering parliament on Tuesday in a blockade seen by the opposition as a bid to intimidate its leaders, but the presidency condemned the move and the acting president fired the head of the security agency. It is the first such incident since Nigeria became a democracy in […]

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