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MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013

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VOL. 26 NO. 198

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PDP wins Delta Central Senatorial bye-election

BARRY AGBANIGBI, Asaba, with agency report HE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Delta Central Senatorial bye-election, Emmanuel Aguariavwodo, has been declared winner of the election. According to the INEC returning officer, Professor Arubayi Blacky John, the PDP polled 263,024 votes while the All Progressives Congress (APC) came second with 29,075 followed by the DPP with

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•AWARD... (L-r) Dr. Kingsley Moghalu, Deputy Governor (DG) FSS CBN; Pastor Tunde Lemo, DG Ops CBN; Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor CBN; Dr. (Mrs.) Sarah Alade, DG Economic Policy; and Alh. Suleiman Barau, DG CS; at the award of Africa Central Bank Governor of the Year to CBN Governor, Sanusi, in Washington

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Budget: NASS summons Okonjo-Iweala

COSMAS EKPUNOBI, Abuja

INISTER of Finance, Dr. M Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is in for another baptism of fire from senators as the

joint panel of the National Assembly on Appropriation and Finance had summoned the Coordinating Minister of Economy over near collapse of the 2013 budget. The

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(CNL), Chief (Dr.) Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has described the late Chief Solomon Lar as a great politician, patriotic statesman and a detribalized Nigerian This is as the former Chief Security officer (CSO) to the late Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, at the weekend expressed regrets at not meeting the late Lar before his death. Chief Iwuanyanwu, in Continues on Pg 6

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Sanusi wins Africa Central Bank Gov of the year

AKOR SYLVESTER, Abuja with agency report

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Iwuanyanwu, Al-Mustapha mourn Lar

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HE Central Bank (CBN) TSanusi Governor, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, has bagged the 2013 Central

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