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Amos Dunia in Abuja---The Nigeria Police High Command on Thursday announced the withdrawal and immediate redeployment of its personnel attached to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
Fresh wave of explosions and shootings in Borno leaves scores dead according to state officials.The  deadly attack on Monday knocked off communication in the area, despite reported Boko Haram cease-fire.  Gunmen killed several people in a village , a state official said on Wednesday.  However, the federal government cast doubt on whether the attacks really were Boko Haram or one of several criminal groups that are exploiting the chaos of the insurgency, according to a source in the Presidency.  Heavily armed fighters in all-terrain vehicles stormed the town of Kukawa, some 180 kilometres (112 miles) from the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, and opened fire on police and a local market. Kukawa, near Lake Chad, has been repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, forcing Nigeria’s state-run...
By T.K. Adesola Mr. Supo Sashore was Lagos state commissioner for Justice and Attorney General between 2007 and 2011 during Governor Raji Fashola’s first term and considered by many as the governor’s number one adviser, and very close friend. It is for these reasons and more that Lagos state Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola has penciled Sashore, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), down as the one to succeed him in office, totally contrary to the names being bandied about in the APC and would be a shock to many Lagosians but not those who have the inside track of Lagos politics. 

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