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THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014

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VOLUME 27

NO. 056

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Kogi: Wada sacks cabinet

HE Kogi State TWada, Governor, Capt. Idris has sacked his

FEC MEETING... (R –l) Vice President Namadi Sambo ; Secretary to the Government of the Federation , Chief Anyim Pius Anyim; Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji and Chief of Staff,to the President Brig. Gen. Jones Arogbofa (rtd), at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa , Abuja ...Yesterday.

Insecurity: Jonathan summons emergency security meeting P. 6

14 abducted school girls freed in Borno

people were F18 IFTEEN feared killed and others injured in

•Shettima offers N50m reward on information HE Borno Tpledged government N50

State has million to anybody who has

information of the whereabouts of over 100 female students of the Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS) Chibok, abducted by

gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram on Monday night. The state Governor Kashim Shetima made Continues on P. 6

Continues on P. 7

•Wada

Babangida, Kalu in secret meeting SULEIMAN ISAH, Minna

ORMER military FIbrahim president, General Gbadamosi

Babangida and the former governor of Abia state, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday held a closeddoor meeting in a bid to proffer solution to the lingering security challenges confronting the country. Kalu told reporters that Continues on P. 7

15 killed in fresh Taraba violence

•’We ‘ll protect Nigerians’

AHMED MARI, Maiduguri and ONYINYECHI UDEMEZUE, Abuja

commissioners and other appointed members of the state executive council. He also directed the commissioners to hand over to the Permanent Secretaries in their respective ministries. A statement by the Special Adviser Media and Strategy to the Governor, Mr. Jacob Edi, said the dissolution was conveyed to the affected officials at the end of the weekly executive council meeting in Lokoja yesterday.

•Shettima

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Nwokyo, Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State Monday night following another attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly dressed in army uniform. A source claimed that the killings occurred in Nwunkyo-Kura where

eight people were killed, and Wukari town where seven died. The source further disclosed that the clashes led to the imposition of a 24-hour curfew following consultations between the state government and security agencies operating in Taraba State. The attack in Nwokyo Continues on P. 7


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