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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more.

For today, April 29 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Herdsmen, Boko Haram endanger Nigeria, say Soyinka, Ohanaeze
Nigeria is heading towards the precipice if insecurity, reflected in the activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen, is not caged, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko, South East senators and some major groups in the country warned yesterday. READ MORE

‘Airlines cancel 95, delay 2,815 flights in March’
Eight airlines operating domestic flights in the country were responsible for a total of 95 cancelled flights and 2,815 delays out of a total of 4,892 flights operated in March. READ MORE

UN chief criticises European restrictions on refugees
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, yesterday told Austria’s lower house of parliament that increasing restrictions on migrants will “negatively impact” Europe’s commitments to international law. READ MORE
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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

PDP zones chairmanship position to north
The National Executive Committee, NEC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday approved the retention of the chairmanship of the party to the North, setting the stage for  continuation of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff in office. READ MORE

PDP govs got N2bn each from Ecological Funds under Jonathan —Oshiomhole
ABUJA—Edo State governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has hailed President Mohammadu Buhari on his fatherly stance in the financial meltdown facing the states. READ MORE

Investors fret as N100bn foreign investment withdrawal deadline expires today
Apprehension heightened in the equities market yesterday as the deadline for withdrawal of Morgan Stanley Capital International, MSCI, foreign investment index from the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, expires today. READ MORE
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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

Paramilitary threatens Nigeria’s pension system
Nigeria’s paramilitary agencies have commenced moves to take over the management of their own pensions, away from the existing Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) who had managed the scheme since the Pension Reform Act 2004 came into being over 10-years ago, BusinessDay findings reveal. A source close to the industry said the paramilitary agencies including the… READ MORE

Again, state governors stretch begging bowl to FG on bailout loan
State governors yesterday approached President Muhammadu Buhari with demands for an 18-month moratorium on bailout loans to allow them fix economic problems in their domains. The major issue they said, is the inability of two-thirds of the states (24) of the federation to fulfil their salary obligations. President Muhammadu Buhari said it had become a… READ MORE

States’ insolvency threatens GES agric scheme
Nigeria’s cash-strapped states can hardly sustain the Growth Enhancement Support (GES) initiative as their monthly allocations continue to nosedive on the back of dwindling oil revenues. GES involves cost sharing of major agricultural inputs, such as fertiliser and seeds between the Federal Government, state government, and the nation’s farmers. Within the framework of this agreement,… READ MORE

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