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Sheriff’s overseas trip stalls inauguration of peace committee


Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The inability of the Peoples Democratic Party to constitute and inaugurate a peace panel expected to reconcile its two factions has been attributed to the overseas trip embarked upon by Senator Modu Sheriff. The former governor of Borno State is leading a faction of the party while a former Governor of Kaduna […]

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