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Sack: Director initiates contempt proceeding against Minister, DG

MALACHY UZENDU, Abuja Bureau Chief ACKED Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) Deputy Director, Mr. Peter Maduegbunam Chigbo, over the weekend, initiated contempt proceedings against the Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. Eyo Okon Bassey Ewa and the Director General of the commission for disobedience of a judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC) which


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MEETING… (L-r) Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, Foreign Affairs Minister, Amb. Olugbenga Ashiru and Minister of Agric and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adeshina at a stakeholders meeting on the Green-Tree Agreement (Bakassi Peninsula) presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja yesterday.

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multiple registrations from the scheduled voters list. Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, who revealed this yesterday in Abuja during a stakeholders meeting with media professionals and

civil society organisations, said there would be no ghost voters both in the Anambra election as well as the much-talked about 2015 general elections. Prof. Jega added that Continues on Pg 6

CHIEMEKA IWUOHA, Pol. Editor ORMER Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Abba-Gana and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Board of Trustees (BoT), has described the newly registered All Progressives Congress (APC), as similar to a hurricane warning to the ruling party but assured when one is warned in advance, precautions would be taken. Abba-Gana, who stated this in an interaction with journalists in Lagos maintained that the oppositions’ alliance poses no threat to the PDP despite its leaders claim to be progressives. He also


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Governor Fashola’s father dies at 80

Anambra guber poll: INEC uncovers 93,256 multiple registrations

JUDE OPARA, Abuja HEAD of the November 16 governorship election in Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has uncovered no fewer than 93, 526

Ango Abdullahi speaks for himself — Abba-Gana

•Jonathan, Mark, others condoles gov.

AKEEM OYETUNJI, Asst News Editor, Abuja ATHER of Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) of Lagos State, Ibrahim Ademola Bayo Fashola, died yesterday in Lagos at the age of 80. A statement signed by the

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Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Lanre Babalola, said the remains of Elder Fashola will be buried today according to Muslim rites at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi. Accordingtothestatement, Continues on Pg 6

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