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JTF’ killed 30 terrorists in Borno State

No fewer than 31 suspected terrorists and a member of the youth vigilance group, popularly called ‘Civilian JTF’, were killed yesterday in a clash which erupted in Zagardajeri village on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Our correspondent gathered that the incident, which occurred about 1p.m., forced some residents of the village to…

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First Lady the issue I have with Gov Amaechi

First Lady Patience Jonathan yesterday spoke of her problem with Rivers State Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. Mrs. Jonathan, who has been linked with the Rivers Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) crisis, told visiting Bishops in Abuja that the disagreement started four years ago. Sixteen Bishops from the Southsouth Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) visited her at…

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50 Boko Haram orphans to get Scholarship

Some unusual visitors were at the Government House, Maiduguri, the troubled Borno State capital, on Tuesday night. Fifty in all, the visitors —Orphans all — were guests of Governor Kashim Shettima, who broke his fast with them. They were orphans of Boko Haram victims. Besides the fine meal, they bagged all-round sholarship to pursue their…