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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morningBy OGE258 on July 13, 2014Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning:1. The seven-man investigative panel handling the allegation of financial recklessness against Adamawa state Governor, Murtala Nyako, yesterday concluded its sitting with only the representative of the Assembly in attendance to state their own side of the story. Nyako and his deputy or their representatives were absent from the sitting. However, the Panel Chairman, Mallam Buba Kaigama has asked the Assembly to give them more time to critically look at issues before making a final pronouncement on the matter.2. After 10 months of no academic activities in Nigerian Polytechnics, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP has suspended its strike for only three months to enable the current Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau study their demands and take necessary action. Polytechnics accross the country are to resume this week Tuesday. This was disclosed by the President of the Union, Dr Chibuzor Asomugha, yesterday, after their National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held in Abuja.3. The Nigeria Police has raised a fresh alarm over plots by the Boko Haram sect to attack Abuja transport sector with bombs or other explosive devices. The Force Public Relations Officer, ACP, Frank Mba gave the hint on Saturday via a statement.4. Professor Wole Soyinka was yesterday celebrated globally ahead of his 80th birthday which would be marked today (Sunday). Prominent among those celebrated Soyinka’s achievement ahead of his birthday was President Goodluck Jonathan who remarked that at 80, Soyinka had made a trmendous mark worth celebrating.5. The Northern Delegates’ Forum at the National Conference has expressed great fear over the effect of the proposals by the Committee on Devolution of Power on Nigeria. It says the resolution of the committee on the ownership and control of Nigeria’s mineral resources may split the country. The forum said to protect the unity of the country, it was opposed to some of the proposals.6. The United States has given reasons why it’s difficult for the American soldiers to achieve effective result with the Nigerian army, saying that the uncoorperative attitude of the Federal government of Nigerian and the military as well as slowness in learning were all responsible. The Specialist at African Affairs Congressional Research Service, Lauren Blanchard, while speaking on the matter said the Nigerian government and its military had not been yielding to America’s suggestions.7. Three Nigerians are currently in the UK prison for human trafficking offence. The traffickers include Olusoji Oluwafemi, 44, Johnson Olayinka, 45, and Florence Obadiaru, 48. They are to serve 13 years in prison for trafficking a woman for sexual purpose and for planning to move her accross to Italy for the same business.8. The United Nations Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle aand Senate President, David Mark, met on Saturday in Abuja to discuss new strategies adopted by the military in the fight against Boko Haram sect. The meeting focused on how the cooperation between Nigeria and the United States could yield effective results.9. The United States President, Barrack Obama, in August, host leaders from across Africa on a three-day US-Africa Leaders Summit. The summit, according to the US Department of State Bureau of African Affairs on US-Africa foreign policy, is aimed at discussing security issues and particularly finding ways to help Nigeria to tackle the Boko Haram insurgents and to rescue the more than 200 abducted schoolgirls.10. Nigeria Information Minister, Labaran Maku, has claimed that the ongoing activities of the Boko Haram sect were solely aimed at frustrating the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. Maku who was speaking with newsmen in Lagos said, whenever there was time to celebrate an achievement by President Jonathan’s administration, the sect will str

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