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THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013

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Reps to probe NNPC $1.5bn loan •Pass vote of confidence on Tambuwal

JONAS EZIEKE and CHUKWU DAVID, Abuja HE House of Representatives yesterday mandated its Committees on Environment, Justice and Petroleum Downstream to investigate the remote and proximate causes of pipeline vandalisation and theft of crude oil by vandals in the oil rich Niger- Delta region of the country.

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We are not a govt of showmen —Fashola

Fear grips Ministers as cabinet shake-up looms •The Iponri Canal near Breweries, Orile Iganmu during an inspection tour by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) yesterday, as part of the Lagos Mega City Project.

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•Jonathan appoints 2 more Ministers Senate probes Customs, Prisons, Immigration, others •Over employment racket

COSMAS EKPUNOBI (Assist. Pol. Editor) and ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja ENATE yesterday ordered its standing Committees on Federal Character Commission,

Labor and Employment to conduct full scale investigation into the alleged wide spread employment racketeering in some government agencies. The panel is expected to probe

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recruitment exercises in some of these agencies in the two years. The decision of the Senate followed a motion yesterday by Senator Abubakar Bagudu who expressed dissatisfaction with continuous increase in the jobs racketeering across the para-military, Ministries, Continues on page 6

VISIT… ( l-r) Governor, Central Bank of Liberia, Dr Joseph Mills Jones; GMD/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza; and MD, UBA Africa, Mr. Emmanuel Nnorom, during the visit of the Governor to UBA House in Lagos on Tuesday

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