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01022018 - Killing of 7: Gov Ortom slams curfew on Gboko

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  • Nigeria
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  • Ekwueme
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  • Lagos
  • Benue
  • Senate
  • Nigerians
  • January

01022018 - Killing of 7: Gov Ortom slams curfew on

APC, PDP chieftains flood launch ong>ofong> Obasanjo’s Third FG not paying subsidy to marketers — Adeosun Force •Assures ong>ofong> increase in 8 8 excess crude account As Cameroon boils, separatist fighters turn refugees 28 VOL. 26: NO. 63476 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018 ong>Killingong> ong>ofong> 7: ong>Govong> ong>Ortomong> ong>slamsong> ong>curfewong> on Gboko •Says Buhari has not done enough to stop killings in Benue •We don't trust Buhari — Benue tribal leaders •Buhari writes Senate, says: ‘It’s untrue to say I haven’t done enough’ By Henru Umoru & Peter Duru ** ** ABUJA—Benue State governor, Samuel ong>Ortomong>, yesterday approved the imposition ong>ofong> a dusk-todawn ong>curfewong> on Gboko town from yesterday, January 31, 2018, until further notice to stop further killings in the area, following the killing ong>ofong> seven persons in the area. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari has not done enough to stop the killings in the state. A statement signed by the Continues on page 5 COMMENDATION SERVICE FOR EKWUEME From left: HRH Igwe Laz Ekwueme (Brother ong>ofong> the deceased); Prong>ofong> Obumneme Ekwueme (Brother ong>ofong> the deceased); Dame Beatrice Ekwueme, (Widow); Pastor Goodheart Ekwueme (Son ong>ofong> the deceased) and Lady Chidi Onyemelukwe (First Daughter ong>ofong> the Deceased) during South-East Commendation Service in Honour ong>ofong> Late Dr Alex Ekwueme, Former Vice President ong>ofong> Nigeria at Okpara Square, Enugu State, yesterday. Photo: Nwankpa Chijioke. SEE STORIES ON PAGE 16. JAMB nets N46b from sales ong>ofong> forms in 6 years 42 COLUMNISTS Budget transparency: Nigeria ranks 90th in world, 23rd in Africa 19 2019: PDP expresses 9 fears over polls Kogi's ong>Govong> Bello signs 2018 Appropriation Bill ong>ofong> N151bn into law AMAECHI 44 OCHEREOME 31 GAMBO DORI 17 ADAMU 17 35 Naira appreciates to N360.00/ $ in I&E 41 Mr & Mrs