Nigerian politicians brawl in parliament
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Nigerian politicians brawl in parliament over PDP split

Nigerian politicians have exchanged punches after a splinter group from the governing People's Democratic Party (PDP) tried to address parliament.

The lower house had just reconvened after a seven-week break - during which the new PDP faction was formed.

But a BBC reporter says MPs loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan began shouting and jeering, which upset their rivals and scuffles broke out.

  • 18 Sep 2013
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