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21022019 - ‘UNLAWFUL ORDERS’: Withdraw your statement, Army chief tells Atiku

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21022019 - ‘UNLAWFUL ORDERS’: Withdraw your statement, Army chief tells

C M Y K OLU FASAN STATE OF THE NATION Poll shifts in Nigeria: It's abject state failure 32 How I paid ,000 into Onnoghen’s domiciliary account — Agi, SAN 9 Saraki, Attah commend Udom over Ibom Air 12 Stock Market: Bulls defy political uncertainty 19 VOL. 26: NO. 63749 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2019 •Buhari Anybody who decides to snatch boxes or lead thugs to disturb the election, maybe that would be the last unlawful action you would take. I have given the military and police the order to be ruthless. •Atiku ‘UNLAWFUL ORDERS’: I want to direct this message to our military commanders and officers. You know that the military commanders and officers are not bound to execute orders that are manifestly unlawful. •Buratai Polls: FG declares Friday public holiday, •Says PDP candidate trying to incite Army against constituted authority excludes •Obey orders, be loyal 100 per cent or resign, Buratai tells officers, soldiers banks 10 •Don’t politicise military, PDP warns, adds Buhari lacks powers to deploy soldiers for election •Leave politics, tackle insurgency, Atiku replies COAS •FEC backs Buhari's order on ballot box snatchers Mr & Mrs Continues on Page 5 35 14 6 It is unfortunate to hear persons who are aspiring to rule this country again inciting the army to disobedience....I request such persons to withdraw this inciting statement. Withdraw your statement, Army chief tells Atiku By Kingsley Omonobi, Joseph Erunke & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA — Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buhari declines assent to NOSDRA amendment bill 8 Buratai, yesterday, asked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Police deploy 7,000 personnel to monitor elections in Benue Party, PDP, and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to withdraw his statement asking the Army to disobey the president's directive to be ruthless on ballot box snatchers. Speaking at a meeting he Polls: Buhari, APC bent on armtwisting security, INEC to compromise process —PDP held with Principal Staff Officers, General Officers Herdsmen kill 16 in Agatu, Benue COLUMNISTS AMAECHI 40 ADAMOLEKUN 46 GAMBO DORI 17