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Read today's newspaper headlines [Monday, April 4 2016]

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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 4 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Government rules out fuel price increase, return of subsidy
Fuel subsidy has not been re-introduced by the Federal Government, according to the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). READ MORE

Army sacks general over Ekiti guber election
Citing the report of a panel of inquiry which established unprofessional conduct during the governorship election in Ekiti State last year, authorities of the Nigerian Army have confirmed the compulsory retirement of Brigadier General Aliyu Momoh. READ MORE

Budget details, Saraki’s trial may pit Buhari against lawmakers
There are indications that the details of the 2016 budget and the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki for an alleged false declaration of assets may pit the federal legislature and the executive against each other. READ MORE
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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Fuel crisis: IOCs agree to sell forex to oil marketers — NNPC
ABUJA — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, disclosed that a number of international oil companies, IOCs, in the upstream oil and gas sector have agreed to provide. READ MORE

I criticise Buhari as most senior governor in Nigeria — Fayose
Lagos—Describing himself as the most senior governor in Nigeria, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State yesterday said his attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari flowed from his sense of responsibility and not related to any 2019 presidential aspiration as alleged by critics. READ MORE

EFCC probes $40m pipeline security contract
ABUJA— The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may have started investigating confidants and companies close to some prominent politicians in the last dispensation in its corruption fight. READ MORE
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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Osun doctors call off seven-month strike
Striking medical doctors in Osun State under the aegis of Association of Medical and Dental Officers yesterday suspended their seven-month-old industrial action. READ MORE

More states support The Nation’s Economic Forum
More states are supporting The Nation’s Economic Forum billed for Thursday and Friday at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau states joined the train at the weekend. READ MORE

Ekiti, Osun polls: Military retires Gen. Momoh, others
Aliyu Momoh, the Brigadier-General indicted alongside others for unprofessional conduct during  the Ekiti and Osun governorship elections in 2014 and the 2015 general elections, has been retired. READ MORE
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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

Mining, agric campaigns hold ace to Buhari’s envisaged industrial revolution
The mining and agriculture blueprints of President Muhammadu Buhari hold keys to Nigeria achieving its industrial revolution, as the vitality of the two sectors will have positive multiplier effects on the manufacturing sector. Buhari has set plans in motion to stimulate the mining sector to ensure the country becomes diversified amid oil price drop. Analysts… READ MORE

Equity investors lose N1.2trn to risk as Mutual funds gain traction
Investors’ demonstration of preference for mutual fund asset classes over equities, due to risk induced by negative sentiments may have spurred about N10billion in its value addition, BusinessDay analysis of the market shows. The development on the other hand, resulted in a rough ride for the equity buyers with a loss of about N1.2 trillion… READ MORE

NNPC still withholding federation account funds says report
The revelation that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) withheld $4.2 billion from sales of export crude, domestic crude and from the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) oil fields in the second half of 2015 by the Natural Resources Governance Institute (NRGI) report makes a mockery of President’s Muhammadu Buhari’s reform plan for the national… READ MORE

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