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08012019 - BOKO HARAM MENACE IN BORNO::Gov Shettima weeps at Aso Rock, seeks urgent intervention

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Vanguard Newspaper 08 January 2019

08012019 - BOKO HARAM MENACE IN BORNO::Gov Shettima weeps at Aso Rock, seeks urgent

THE DAILY TRUST SIEGE: NPAN: "The weekend NGE: "The crude invasion, siege on the Daily Trust intimidation and arrest of newspaper premises was journalists discharging their constitutional duties... by clearly unconstitutional, heavily armed soldiers is not without due process and the type of story befitting the an act of self help." military in a democracy." 8 LABOUR: "No explanation is good enough for this extreme action. It is bizarre, repressive and a violation of press freedom." POLLS: No APC candidate should run in Rivers, court orders INEC MINIMUM WAGE: Labour, CSOs begin nationwide protest today 23 Oil prices rise to .04 amid US-China trade hopes, supply cuts 12 16 ** VOL. 26: NO. 63717 TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2019 BOKO HARAM MENACE IN BORNO: Gov Shettima weeps at Aso Rock, seeks urgent intervention •Laments that insurgents are threatening to take over Kukawa •Submits 10-point demand to President •Terrorists attack Auno village in the state FIRS records N1.4trn shortfall in 2018 revenue target 19 World Bank Group 19 President, Kim, to step down Feb. 1 Leave our daughter out of your politicking – Amina Zakari’s family 23 S P O N S O R E D Ocean Marine 22 INAUGURATION OF APC CAMPAIGN COUNCIL Front row from left: Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu, former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio and others, during the inauguration of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja, yesterday. Photo: Abayomi Adeshida. See COLUMNISTS ODUMAKIN 17 TENIOLA 18 MAILAFIA 31 EFCC AND FEDERAL HIGH COURT CHALLENGE/ ACBANDEFY THE SUPREME COURT RULING Supreme Court ruling in the EFCC vs Diamond Bank Plc & Ors on Friday, the 13th day of April 2018, (2018) LPELR- 44217(SC) SC.868/2014, stated in quote as relevant: "It is important for me to pause and say here that the powers conferred on the Appellant, i.e. the EFCC to receive complaints and prevent and/or fight the commission of financial crimes inNigeria pursuant to Section 6(b) of the EFCC Act (Supra) does not extend to the investigation and/or resolution of disputes arising or resulting from simple contracts or civil transactions as in this case. The EFCC has an inherent duty Continues on Page 38 Inside MACBAN splits over Buhari, Atiku in Taraba 10 See Page 5 2019: Buhari surrenders campaign to Tinubu, faces 10 governance •Warns INEC, security agencies on free, fair polls Naira up at N359/$ in parallel market 41 Mr & Mrs