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President Jonathan storms out of reconciliation meeting accuses Obasanjo of being behind PDP crisis

President Goodluck Jonathan lashed out at former President Olusegun Obasanjo, accusing him of being the mastermind of the intractable crisis in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, reliable presidency sources have said. “Obasanjo created the problem, he should go and solve it,” Mr. Jonathan was quoted as saying at a meeting he held with leading members…

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Police withdraw Governor Amaechi escort

After a brief lull, the row between Governor Rotimi Amaechi and state police chief Mbu Joseph Mbu resurface yesterday. Amaechi’s escort commander has been withdrawn by the police, Commissioner for Information Ibim Semenitari claimed last night. Police Commissioner Mbu reportedly made a request, which was not in the purview of the police officer following which…

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Boko Haram kills 20 in Borno state

The Boko Haram sect came back with fury yesterday, despite the serious efforts by the military to crush its insurgency. Men suspected to be members of the sect, bearing sophisticated weapons, launched attacks in Borno State, killing no fewer than 20 people. They attacked schools and hospitals, setting some houses on fire in Gajiram, headquarters…

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Building collapse and killed three in Onitsha

Three people were feared killed yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra State, when a four-storey building, under construction, collapsed after an early morning downpour. The building, situated on No 24, Obanye Street in Odoakpu, near Onitsha General Post Office, collapsed at about 3:30pm. The collapsed building is said to be valued at over N40 million. It could…