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Jonathan submits expenditure framework to Senate Goodluck PAbujaRESIDENT Jonathan yesterday in submitted to the

PDP crisis deepens

VISIT… Speaker of House of Representative Hon. Waziri Tambuwal (m) with Abubakar Baraje-led ‘New PDP’ and Group 7 Governors during their courtesy visit to the National Assembly yesterday PHOTO: FRANCIS OJO

Senate, the 2014-2016 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). The MTEF and FSP set the parameters for the mediumterm expenditure plan of government before the 2014 budget presentation. In his letter, read by Senate President David Mark, Jonathan said the 2014-2016 MTEF and FSP were prepared after due consideration of global economic uncertainty. ``The 2014-2016 MTEF and FSP reflect the reality of our circumstance and will ensure that planned spending is set at prudent and sustainable levels consistent with government’s overall medium-term development objectives.’ He expressed appreciation for what he described as the Continues on Pg 6

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•Reps exchange blows •Tukur must go —’New PDP’ •’Jonathan can’t run in 2015’ •Mark sues for peace F

OLLOWING the screening of ambassador nominees, Senate yesterday confirmed eight persons as career and non-career ambassadors. This is as President Goodluck

Jonathan wrote to the Senate requesting for the confirmation of appointment of S.U Ahmed a career diplomat from Gombe State as an ambassador, members of the Federal Civil Service Commission and Hon Justice Ibrahim M. Bukar as

Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The decision of the Senate was sequel to the recommendation of the Senator Mathew Nwagwu-led Continues on Pg 6

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Police dismiss 3 for killing pastor’s son

Tukur to younger politicians:

Disrespect us and fail

Senate confirms 8 ambassadorial nominees

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja

•Jonathan

MALACHY UZENDU, Deputy Editor, Abuja PPARENTLY referring to the ‘rebel governors’, National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bamanga Tukur, yesterday said no young generation which treats her old and experienced statesmen without respect and decorum ever succeeds. He also reminded politicians to play politics by the rules, adding that “politics

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is a noble process and it is nobler when politicians play the game in line with the rules, the various party constitutions and the Nigeria Constitution”. Reflecting on his 78th birthday in Abuja yesterday, Tukur said: “Nigeria will be great, strong, prosperous and a veritable giant in the comity of nations”. He told politicians and Continues on Pg 6

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