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Ogun Assembly boils, as Speaker is suspended O GUN State House of Assembly was yesterday engulfed in crisis, as the Speaker, Suraji Adekanbi, and some other members have been suspended for alleged maladministration. This followed the suspension of four members of the Assembly – Remi Hazzan, Adijat Oladapo, Job Akintan Continues on page 6

NDDC stinks of corruption

REPORT… President Goodluck Jonathan (l), receiving the report of the Presidential Monitoring Committee (PMC) on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from the Chairman, Chief Isaac Jamide, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday. PHOTO:NAN

—Jonathan Asadu: Reps mandate IG to find killers

CHUKWU DAVID, Abuja OUSE of Representatives Yesterday condemned the gruesome murder of the Kwara State Commissioner


of Police, Mr. Chinwike Asadu in Enugu. It also mandated the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar to ensure that the perpetrators of the heinous

act were apprehended and prosecuted according to the letters of the law of the land. The House which was Continues on Pg 6


Nigeria must end terrorism, oil theft —Chalker BEN UKEJI, Abuja RESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to end terrorism in the north and oil theft in the south, if Nigeria must record appreciable success in its drive for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Coordinator of the Nigeria’s Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC), Baroness Lynda Chalker has warned. Chalker, who was fielding questions


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Gunmen kill 8 in Borno

AHMED MARI, Maiduguri T least eight people were yesterday killed in Gwoza, the headquarters of Gwoza Local Government of Borno State as gunmen suspected to be members

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of Jamatul Ahlis Sunnah lid Dawa wal Jihad-Boko Haram-attacked a Police station and a bank. A resident of the town who spoke to our correspondent on phone Continues on page 6

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