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FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013


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JTF kills Boko Haram member in Sokoto

FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto NE person suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect was killed yesterday in Sokoto, while another was captured alive and six AK47 riffles recovered during a clash between the sect members and operatives of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF). The clash took place during an operation by the JTF which began in the early hours of yesterday. During the operation, which began at Gidan Dare


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BUILDING COLLAPSE... A victim being rescued from collapsed three-storey building on Oloto street, off Herbert Macaulay Street, Ebute-Metta in Lagos. The building collapsed at 2 a.m. yesterday. PHOTO:NAN

Rivers crisis:

We’re under siege, Amaechi cries out P6

AKEEM OYETUNJI, Asst News Editor, Abuja HE National Council on Privatization (NCP) rose from its 5th meeting for the year yesterday, approving liquidator for the two moribund Federal Government telecommunication companiesNITEL and MTEL. Announcing the decision after the meeting presided over by Vice President Namadi Sambo at the State House, Minister of State for Finance, Dr. Yerima Ngama, said eight


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7 killed as another building collapses in Lagos

•Respect rule of law —Jonathan •Blame Mr. President for crisis says Soyinka •JTF withdraws soldiers from Govt. House

HE death toll in the Tbuilding collapsed three-story located at Olota

3 children, 7 others perish in Bauchi auto crash P3 CyanMagentaYellowBlack

FG appoints liquidator for NITEL, MTel

Street, off Herbert Macaulay Way, Ebute Metta, Lagos has risen to seven. Seven others have been rescued from the rumble of the three-story building which collapsed early Thursday morning. Confirming this

spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, explained that the incident occurred at about 2.35 am, trapping 10 people. He also confirmed that seven people have been rescued so far, while


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