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President Jonathan & 4 Northern Govs in hide and seek drama in Obasanjo’s house

The undercurrents in the PDP ahead of the 2015 presidential race played out on a grand scale yesterday in Abeokuta with President Goodluck Jonathan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Governors Murtala Nyako (Adamawa State), Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) and Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano) as dramatis personae. President Jonathan and the governors were on separate…

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President Jonathan says no deal with Boko Haram

In what appears as a contradiction of a ceasefire deal announced last week by Special Duties Minister, Kabiru Turaki, President Goodluck Jonathan has denied any peace deal between the Federal Government and the Boko Haram islamist sect. Jonathan, who disclosed this in an interview broadcast by Cable Network News, CNN on Friday said his administration…

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British national kidnapped in Lagos

A British national has been kidnapped by gunmen shortly after landing at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, a diplomat and a private security source told AFP Friday. “There was a kidnapping of a Briton and we are working with the Nigerian authorities,” said Wale Adebayo, spokesman at the Deputy High Commission in…