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Shell threatens to shut down trunkline over oil theft DENNIS NAKU, Port Harcourt

Shell Petroleum TSPDCHEDevelopment Company, says it may be compelled

VISIT... President Goodluck Jonathan (3rd r), with the President of Cote D’ivoire National Assembly, Mr Kigbafori Guieeaume and other Members, during the visit of President Jonathan to the Parliament in Abidjan weekend. PHOTO:NAN

JTF kills 20 Boko Haram members in Borno

to shut down its Nembe Creek Trunkline (NCTL) which produces 150, 000 barrels of crude oil daily, due to the rising oil theft in the Niger Delta. Managing Director and Country Chair of Shell, Mr. Mutiu Sunmonu, issued this threat during a media briefing in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, weekend. Sunmonu expressed Continues on Pg 6

Jonathan warns against abuse of Abuja master plan P RESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has warned Board members of the Federal Capital Development Authority FCDA) against any form of distortion to the Abuja master plan. The President, who handled down the warning during the inauguration of the reconstituted board over the weekend in Abuja, said his administration was committed to the Continues on Pg 6


•No plans for ceasefire, dialogue with FG —Shekau Gunmen kill Kwara State Crisis hits APC again •Buhari rejects BoT chairman offer Police Commissioner in Enugu •CPC founder withholds certificate

COSMAS EKPUNOBI (Assist. Pol. Editor) and VICTOR OGUNJE, Ado-Ekiti ENEWED presidential R ambition of former Head of State General Muhammadu

Buhari may have run into early troubles as the chieftains of the Action Progressive Congress (APC) pile pressure on him to accept the post of Chairman of the Board of Trustee (BOT) of the new platform.



Even at that, the coast appear not to be clear for the defeated presidential candidate of the Congress of Progressive Change(CPC) and his loyalists as a chieftain of CPC said to be Continues on Pg 6


HE Enugu command of the Police has commenced full scale investigations into the alleged incident of killing of a Commissioner of police. It was gathered that CP Chinweike Asadu in charge of


Kwara state police command was allegedly killed by gunmen last Saturday night as he was about to enter into his Enugu residence at Abakpa in Enugu-East local government area of the state. Continues on Pg 6

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