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08022018 - Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other states

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08022018 - Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other

No preferred candidate for 2019 — OBASANJO 11 Nigeria adds 225,000bpd more as Bonga resumes production 8 Reinstatement of NHIS boss won’t stop probe — FG 4 ** ** VOL. 26: NO. 63481 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018 Army deploys troops to Benue, 5 other states •Insecurity: Replace IGP now, Reps tell Buhari •Ask IGP to tender unreserved apology to Gov Ortom •Benue lawmakers want Police PRO removed •Senate throws out report on Benue killings, says it's biased By Kingsley Omonobi, Henry Umoru, Joseph Erunke & Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, ordered immediate deployment of troops to Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger and Kaduna states to contain insecurity in the six states. The deployment came following ceaseless clashes between farmers and herdsmen which have resulted in several deaths and destruction of property worth several billions of Naira. Meanwhile, peeved by Continues on page 5 FEC MEETING... Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (right), Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; SSAP on National Assembly (Senate) Senator Ita Enang; Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole and SGF, Mr. Boss Mustapha (first left), during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting held at the Council Chambers, State House Abuja, yesterday. Photo: Abayomi Adeshida. INFLUX OF REFUGEES FROM CAMEROON: Senate summons Defence Minister, Ali 14 Pension fund Telecom assets hit operators to get N7.5trn in 19 new inter-connect 2017 – NBS rates March 4 COLUMNISTS AMAECHI 44 OCHEREOME 32 GAMBO DORI 17 ADAMU 17 Naira appreciates to N360.21/ $ in I&E Mr & Mrs 41

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