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16082018 - Uproar as EFCC seeks minutes of Benue's security meetings

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Vanguard Newspaper 16 August 2018

16082018 - Uproar as EFCC seeks minutes of Benue's security

C M Y BUDGET 2018: Reps query INEC over duplication of items TARABA 9: NYSC releases names of corps members that drowned APAPA GRIDLOCK: Mayhem as Presidential Task Force, LASTMA abandon road APC, PDP bicker over alleged cloning of PVCs 9 6 9 10 ** ** VOL. 26: NO. 63616 THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018 Uproar as EFCC seeks minutes of Benue's security meetings •They’re persecuting me to cripple Benue State — ORTOM •Strange things are happening, says Unongo; it's witch-hunt — WAKU •You’re taking this too far, Benue leaders cry out •Nothing wrong asking for documents from those we’re investigating — EFCCEFCC has no right to delve into security matters— Lawyers; it does — SERAP FOR JOE IRUKWU @ 84 By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Abdulwahab Abdulah, Peter Duru, Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Henry Ojelu A BUJA— Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of deliberate witch-hunt as the antigraft agency asked for minutes of the state's security meetings. The governor, reacting to EFCC’s demand for minutes of Benue State Security Council Continues on Page 5 From left: Prof. Anya O. Anya, Chairman, Nestoil Group; Gen. Ike Nwachuku, Prof. Green Onyekaba Nwankwo, Prof. Joe Irukwu, Celebrant; Prof. Pat Utomi, Founder/CEO, Centre for Value in Leadership,CVL,); his wife, Ifeoma, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth; and former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Dr. Christopher Kolade during the 44th CVL Tribute Colloquium in honour of Professor Joe Irukwu, former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, former President of West African Insurance Companies Association and Founding President of the Professional Reinsurers Association of Nigeria; on the occasion of his 84th Birthday, held at NIIA, Victoria Island, Lagos, yesterady. Photo: Bunmi Azeez. MORE PHOTOS ON PAGE 11. SEE STORY ON PAGE 10. SARS: NBA, rights groups, others hail Osinbajo •As Police secretly arraign Premium Times reporter 6 8 COLUMNISTS 2019: Saraki considers running against 9 Buhari, says ‘I can make the change’ H1 ’18: NIMASA records 31% increase in cargo throughput AMAECHI 40 GAMBO DORI 17 MOHAMMED ADAMU 17 19 •Globacom rolls out enhanced data, Oga SIM; as MTN secures N200bn loan from 12 banks 37 44 41 Naira appreciates to N362.25 /$ in I&E window Mr & Mrs

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