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Hausa/Fulani Emirs and Politicians on the run from Northern Nigeria, ask Police for protection

Posted by: Tony Akowe, Kaduna Austine Tsenzughul Bauchi Last week’s abduction of former Petroleum Minister, Dr. Shettima Ali Monguno, by suspected members of the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has sparked a wave of relocation by prominent northerners from cities like Kaduna, Kano and Bauchi. The 92-year-old former Petroleum Minister was released on Monday last week.…

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Boko Haram gets sponsorship from Arabs, FG tells court

By IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI ABUJA—Federal Government, yesterday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that investigations revealed that the Islamist sect, Boko Haram, received sponsor-ship from another terrorist organisation based in Algeria. The Federal Government, which made the disclosure on a day the high court commenced trial of one of alleged kingpins of the sect,…