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BREAKING: Thugs Invade Senate Plenary, Run Away With Mace

At 11:15am, some hoodlums stormed the Senate chamber and made away with the mace.

The plenary had been disrupted while the sergeants-at-arms are battling with the men to retrieve the mace.

Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided, said the invaders would be punished while calling on senators to settle down for continuation of the proceeding.

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The National Assembly in Abuja is currently experiencing serious commotion as hoodlums reportedly stormed the senate

The Senate chamber of Nigeria's National Assembly got invaded by some hoodlums while plenary was ongoing and made away with the Mace.

The senate sergeant-at-arms tried to stop them but they overpowered him and in the process, gunshots were reportedly fired.

The attack on the National Assembly might not be unconnected to the recent suspension of a senator.

In the meantime, activities in the Senate has been place on hold and senators are reportedly scampering for safety