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For today, April 5 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

New leaks on overseas deals indict Nigerian, world leaders
A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth, as 11 million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. READ MORE

Govt’s JV funding gulps N833.8b
The Federal Government’s Joint Venture cash calls funding between March 2015 to February 2016 gulped about $4.156 billion (about N833.8 billion) for the period. READ MORE

Fayose in surprise peace deal with Aluko
Former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Temitope Aluko, who made far-reaching allegations against Governor Ayodele Fayose over the June 21, 2014 governorship election, was on Sunday night seen with the governor in Lagos. READ MORE
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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Condemnations trail new PIB proposed by NASS
ABUJA — CONDEMNATIONS, yesterday, trailed the National Assembly’s proposal to remove host communities’ fund and local content from the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB. READ MORE

4 assets belonging to Saraki family uncovered in secret offshore territories
At least four assets belonging to the wealthy and famous Saraki family of Nigeria, all tucked away in secret offshore territories, have been uncovered. READ MORE

I didn’t buy ministerial slot from Sylva —Lokpobiri
Yenagoa—THE Minister of State for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, yesterday, dismissed as untrue, claims by a  faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  in Bayelsa State that he bought the ministerial slot for the state, saying that he did not pay for the position he currently occupies in the Federal Executive Council. READ MORE
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PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Fuel scarcity paralyses Lagos, other major cities
The scarcity of petrol got worse in many parts of the country on Monday despite assurances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation that the situation would improve. READ MORE

#PanamaPaper: Saraki, Ibori in fresh controversy over secret assets
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s family and a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, were among some prominent Africans named in a newly discovered secret offshore assets scam released by a German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. READ MORE

Nasarawa APC, PDP lawmakers trade blows
Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly engaged in a free-for-all on Monday over the appointment of sole administrators for 11 local government councils by Governor Tanko Al-Makura. READ MORE
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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

FG fixation on petrol price cause of acute shortage
Operators of Nigeria’s downstream oil industry have blamed the Federal Government’s fixation on the price at which refined products are delivered to motorists for the lingering fuel shortage that has virtually grounded the economy and brought pain and misery to Nigerians. According to them, problem began after the government tacitly excluded any provision for fuel… READ MORE

Stocks’ future looks bleak on oil price decline
Speculative investors are moving to reduce their bet on Nigerian equities, following renewed pressure on crude oil prices which reached new lows Monday.     Declining crude oil prices, volatile FX, companies’ unimpressive earnings, as well as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) tightening measures, have forced stock investors into exploring new investment havens... READ MORE

Policy underway to curb under-declaration of assets
In a bid to deepen the ongoing anti-graft crusade, the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board are collaborating to implement the Asset Declaration of public office holders and Federal Civil servants across the country. Under the new arrangement, all political appointees and workers are to obtain and attach… READ MORE

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