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    Senate, Reps in closed door meeting over Impeachment

    The two chambers of the National Assembly will be locked in a joint closed-door session to discuss and deliberate over the Political tension in the country.
    This is an outcome of a separate meeting held on Monday by some members of the national assembly to discuss the best way to address “the assault” on its members by the executive.
    In a meeting that stretched all through the night, some senators proposed that an impeachment move should be commenced against President Muhammadu Buhari.
    An insider at the meeting said national assembly leaders in attendance were “very jittery” over the impeachment threat as recent events in the polity “have instilled fear in them”.
    As many as 25 APC senators who were planning to defect to PDP are no longer confident to do so after the series of police actions against their colleagues.
    Dino Melaye and Shehu Sani have been guests of the police recently after being accused of criminal offences, while Senate President Bukola Saraki has been linked with the Offa bank heist of April 5 by the police.
    Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy senate president, is due to face charges of violating the code of conduct law by allegedly failing to declare his assets outside Nigeria.
    Meanwhile, the PDP has also accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of charging a number of its members to court which it described as politically motivated.

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