Nigerian Senate: Saraki names Ndume, Na’Allah as Senate leader, deputy.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday named Senator Ali Ndume as the
new Senate leader and Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah as his deputy.
The Senate president also named Senator Francis Alimikhena as the deputy
chief whip. He was silent on the candidate of the South-West geo-political
zone, who was expected to fill the Senate chief whip post.

Lawmakers Exchange Blows in Nigeria's House of Reps over Election of Principal Officers

• Speaker apologises over lawmakers’ conduct

Peace and decorum yesterday took a flight at the House of Representatives
as members engaged one another in a free-for-all.
But for the intervention of members of the Sergeant-at-Arms, the mace which
is the symbol of the Lower Chamber, would have been either broken or carted


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