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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013

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VOLUME 26

NO. 105

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Gunmen kill Sokoto lawmaker •Attack community in Kaduna

FRIDAY OBOH, Sokoto member of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Murtala Attahiru Wawuru representing Gada State Constituency has been assassinated. The third term lawmaker was shot dead by suspected assassins on Monday night at Mabera area in the Sokoto metropolis while returning from a “political meeting” in the area. Wawuru, who was until his demise the Finance and Appropriation Committee

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FG bans Boko Haram, Ansaru

WORKSHOP…(L-r) Lagos Deputy Governor, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire with Gov Babatunde Fashola, Commissioner for the Environment, Mr Tunji Bello and Chairman, Lagos House Committee on the Environment, Mr Tobun Abiodun, at a workshop on ground water abstraction in Lagos yesterday. PHOTO: NAN

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•Arrests owner of Kano arms bunker

•’I won NGF poll free, square’

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any move by the legislature to impeach him. Also, Amaechi at a briefing in Abuja insisted that he won the recent Nigerian Governors’ Forum, NGF election free and square and dismissed claim by Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko that he never

CHUKWU DAVID, Abuja HE House of Representatives yesterday made further progress in its quest to secure absolute powers to impeach any incumbent president that it believes to have committed an impeachable offence. To this effect, it passed to second reading the Bill seeking absolute powers to solely initiate and execute impeachment

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voted in the poll. Amaechi on Tuesday sought a Court injunction restraining members of the State House of Assembly from impeaching him. The move by Amaechi is the aftermath of the protracted crisis Continues on Pg 6

I won’t step down for Umeh —Okwu MALACHY UZENDU, Abuja Bureau Chief S the 14-member Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), take steps to reconcile the Governor Peter Obi and Chief Victor Umeh factions of the party, National Chairman, Chief Maxi Okwu, yesterday said the outcome of the April 8th

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Reps seek ‘exclusive’ powers to impeach President

Rivers PDP crisis: Amaechi jittery, seeks court protection MALACHY UZENDU, Abuja Bureau Chief and DENNIS NAKU, Port Harcourt RISIS rocking the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP took yet another twist yesterday as Governor Rotimi Amaechi sought court protection against

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•Amaechi

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proceedings against a sitting President to rest with the House.The Bill was intended to amend section 143 of the 1999 Constitution. However, during the debate on the general principles of the Bill, it was obvious that most of the members were against it as they argued that it was not

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