APC loses the fight



■ Loyalists ditch Gbajabiamila, back Dogara
■ Deputy speaker rebuffs party’s plea to resign

FROM IHEANACHO NWOSU, ABUJA

A new twist emerged yesterday on the leadership crisis bedeviling the House of Representatives as key backers of Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila under the aegis of APC Loyalist Group ditched him and aligned with the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.

Bombs defused in a Jos Church



No fewer than two bombs were yes­terday discov­ered at ECWA Church near Federal Sec­retariat in Jos, Plateau State capital.

Spokesman of the Special Task Force (STF), Captain Ikedichi Iweha, who con­firmed this to News agency of Nigeria (NAN), said one of the bombs was kept in the toilet of the church, while the other was hidden in the church compound.

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