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VOLUME 26

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Achebe’s Ogidi House under lock and key •MASSOB mourns

S Nigerians continue A to mourn the demise of the literary icon, Prof

Chinua Achebe, his house at Ogidi, Idemili council Area Headquarters, Anambra state, has remained under lock and key without any sign that death has Continues on Pg 6

MEETING… (L-r) Actor/Director,Mr Kunle Afolayan, Deputy Chief of Staff, Ms Moji Rhodes, Managing Director, National Film Development Corporation (NFDC),Ms Nina Lath Gupta, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN and Filmmaker, Mr Tunde Kelani when the Governor led members of the Lagos State Government Nollywood Upgrade Project to visit and a meeting with the Indian National Film Development Corporation in Mumbai, India recently.

Tinubu, Buhari, lose bid to register APC

Ekweremadu blames Police for unresolved political killings

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja

EPUTY Senate President, D Senator Ike Ekweremadu has opened a can of worms

as he slammed Nigeria Police Force saying the nation’s security agency is unable to resolve and punished none of the 56 political assassinations that have occurred in 20 years. Continues on Pg 6

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Decamp to PDP, Jonathan urges opposition

MALACHY UZENDU, Bureau Chief

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Abuja

RESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday called on opposition politicians to decamp from their parties and

join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Jonathan made the call even as the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur listed corruption,

15 bag Dangote’s Global Leaders sponsorship award P 6

Ndigbo flee Kano in droves

indiscipline, fair play, internal democracy and respect for PDP constitution and rules as major options which have been militating against the Continues on Pg 6

•Ekweremadu

•Jonathan

COSMAS EKPUNOBI (Assist. Pol. Editor) NEASY calm now pervades Kano State as Igbos are fleeing the place in droves.

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The exodus may have been informed by the alleged fresh security threat in the state. The Igbos who claimed to have Continues on Pg 6

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