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WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014

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VOLUME 27

NO. 069

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Senate okays emergency rule extension in Borno, Yobo, Adamawa COSMAS EKPUNOBI, Abuja

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FTER four hours of horse-trading, the Senate yesterday approved six months extension of state of emergency in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states, warning that it may revoke the order if the situation remains the same. Continues on P. 6

2 bombs explode in Jos, 200 feared dead EXPLOSION… Scene of an explosion at Terminus Market in Jos, yesterday.

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NIGERIA HAS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING ECONOMIES  GOVT

•Jonathan condemns blast

Sanusi’s suspension: Court denies jurisdiction ANDREW OROLUA, Abuja

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EDERAL High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday declined jurisdiction to entertain the suit challenging

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AHMED MARI, Maiduguri

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EN people were on Monday killed and several houses burnt when gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect invaded Shawa village of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. Continues on P. 6

Defamation: el-Rufai slams N1.5bn suit against PDP ’We’re ready to meet him in court’

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OR allegedly defaming his character, former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has dragged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Jonathan. However, presiding judge, Justice Gabriel Continues on P. 6

•Sect threatens to abduct more girls

MALACHY UZENDU, Deputy Editor, Abuja

•Transfers case to NIC the suspension of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, by President Goodluck

10 killed, houses burnt in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno

•Sanusi

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