Leadership tussle: Police seal off Kogi Assembly

TVC E, POLITICS - The Kogi State command of the Nigeria Police on Wednesday sealed off the Kogi state House of Assembly following the directive by the National Assembly. According to eyewitness, the development took the workers of the state assembly by surprise apparently because of initial inaction of the police to effect the Senate order for Inspector General to shut the assemble over the lingering crisis that has grounded legislative work in the state. Meanwhile, an assembly worker who spoke under the condition of anonymity confirmed the development to TVC NEWS, saying, “They (the police) came sometime after 10 o’clock this morning (Wednesday)”. But another source debunked the shutting of the assembly by the police, saying that the issue was “resolved”. The source who pleaded anonymity said workers were in their offices as at the time the Police came.  “Yes, they have resolved it. The police came but they spoke over the matter and...