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...towards a better life for the people ** VOL. 25: NO. 61806 ONLINE | N150 TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013 Man jailed 2 yrs for stealing N23bn •Pg.5 •Gets N750,000 option of fine "I only stole N23bn, Govt has already seized my 32 property" Boko Haram agrees to cease fire BY CLIFFORD NDUJIHE, BEN AGANDE, NDAHI MARAMA & SUZAN EDEH (With agency report) •Meets with Borno State Govt, wants compensation •It's a good development — Borno Govt •We 'll study their conditions — FG L AGOS—AFTER 42 months of ceaseless attacks during which it killed about 3000 Nigerians, the Jama’atul Ahalis Sunna Lida’awati Wal Jihad, also known as Boko Haram Islamic sect, yesterday, agreed to lay down its arms for peace to prevail in the country. The cease-fire was reached after a marathon Continues on page 6 COLUMNISTS: •P.19 •PG.17 Mr & Mrs SUSPECTS—Suspects in the Police Pension fraud case at the Abuja High Court yesterday. See story on Page 5. Oil revenue: I'm resolute — Ezekwesili •P.8 C M Y K ETHOPIA: We 'll show Eagles how to play •P.55

Boko Haram agrees to cease fire

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