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TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014

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VOLUME 27

NO. 045

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Rotten fish: FG shuts 7 cold rooms in Lagos CHRIS EBONG

D FUNERAL … Senate President, Sen. David Mark who represented President Goodluck Jonathan(right) exchanging views with Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, during the funeral service of late Sir John Richard Anyaehie, (Lord Mayor of Nkwerre), held at the Cathedral Church of SS Peter and John Divine Nkwerre in Nkwerre L.G.A. of Imo State last weekend. PHOTO: CHRIS NWOBI

ETERMINED to protect the health of Nigerians through quality food intake, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, yesterday ordered immediate closure of seven cold rooms of two Lagos-based companiesthe Premium Foods Limited and Bexolac Foods Limitedfor

Attack on Enugu Govt House:

Police declare pro-Biafran group leader wanted P. 6

stocking rotten fishes for sale to the public. Both companies are located along Old Ojo road, Satellite town, in Lagos State. The discovery of the rotten fishes, a fallout of Continues on P. 6

TCN requires $8bn for expansion programme – Nebo AARON AMEH, Abuja

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RANSMISSION Company of Nigeria (TCN) requires over to $8 billion in the next five years to prosecute its capacity expansion programme. The Minister of Power, Continues on P. 7

Horror forest: Ajimobi vows to fish out perpetrators

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OVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State yesterday led members of the State Executive Council and all the arms of the security agencies in the state and Continues on P. 7

SWF: FG, states’ talks collapse

ANDREW OROLUA, Abuja UTOFCOURT O settlement between the Federal Government

and the 36 states on the disputed opening and

•S’Court to hear suit Sept 23

continued maintenance of Excess Crude Account (ECA) and the transfer of $1 billion from the

account to the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) has Continues on P. 6

FCMB begins commercial banking in UK P. 5 CMYK X X

VISIT … Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina (right) with Chief Fishery Officer ,Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Mrs. Bunmi Ogungbe , carrying some of the rotten fishes from a cold room of a company on old Ojo road, Lagos seized during the minister’s s visit to the company in Lagos yesterday. PHOTO: MIKE IROANYA

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