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Nigeria’s widest circulating newspaper Abdulmutallab jailed for life NEWS Page 6 •Judgment is unfair, says family Supreme Court rejects PDP’s prayer on Wada NEWS – Page 7 •Refuses to declare him Kogi governor TR UTH IN DEFENCE OF FREEDOM TRUTH VOL. 7, NO. 2038 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012 N150.00 •Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora and wife Olanlesi, cutting the Senator’s 59th birthday cake in Lagos ... yesterday. With them (from left) are: Oba Otudeko, Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Senate President David Mark; Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola and Senator Oluremi Tinubu . STORY ON PAGE 6. Boko Haram jail break: 93 escapees at large 15 rearrested Seven in our custody, says sect N •Moro INETY-three of the 115 inmates of Koton Karfe Prison, Kogi State, freed on Wednesday by Boko Haram members are still large, it was learnt yesterday. Fifteen have, however, been rearrested, while seven are From Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja and Joseph Abiodun, Maiduguri said to be in custody of Boko Haram. Boko Haram said yesterday that it invaded the prison to free the seven who are its members. Comptroller-General (CG) of Prison Zakari Ohinoyi Ibrahim has visited the prison to assess the situation, the outfit’s spokesman, Kayode Odeyemi, told reporters in Lokoja. He said: “About 100 prisoners escaped during the Boko Haram attack. Another 25 would have escaped but were prevented by security personnel. “The NPS Comptroller General (CG), Mr Zakari Ohinoyi Ibrahim has visited Kogi Prison. He expressed disappointment with the de- velopment and vowed to do everything possible to get to the bottom of the situation. “As we speak 15 of the escaped inmates have been rearrested. “He will brief the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, and I think the minister will later brief the Continued on page 6 •SALAMI: ACN CONDEMNS ATTACKS IN JUDGES BY LITIGANTS P62

The Nation February 17, 2012

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