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For today, June 7, 2016

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Rep files N4.4 billion suit against Prisons Service for assault
Following the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) inability to investigate and take action against its staff, who allegedly assaulted a member of the House of Representatives at the premises of National Assembly in April this year, the victim, Onyemaechi Joan Mrakpor has filed a N4.4 billion suit against the service. READ MORE

I’m under probe, says Jonathan
Although the President Muhammadu Buhari government has not publicly admitted a direct investigation of his predecessor for corruption, the latter thinks he is under probe. READ MORE

Labour, students protest, cripple Ibadan
What many agreed was one of the fiercest organised protests by any groups in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in so many years, paralysed the sprawling megacity yesterday when secondary school students went on rampage. READ MORE
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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Why FG withheld names of those who returned loot — Osinbajo
Abuja—Releasing the names of persons from whom the Federal Government recovered looted funds and assets may jeopardize ongoing investigations, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said. READ MORE

Buhari did not inherit empty treasury- Jonathan
Abuja—Former President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, defended his government’s record on fighting corruption and denied his successor’s assertion that the country’s Treasury was left empty when he handed over power last year. Jonathan, 58, was succeeded in May 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari, who accused the previous administration of looting billions of dollars and leaving the country’s finances “virtually empty.” READ MORE

Buhari orders 2-week ceasefire in N-Delta
Nwabughiogu, Sam Oyadongha, Egufe Yafugborhi, Grace Udofia, Perez Brisibe, Akpokona Omafuaire & Prince Okafor ABUJA —President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the military to suspend operations in the Niger Delta for two weeks to create a window for dialogue with militants. READ MORE
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PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Ramadan: Ambode, Obasa seek tolerance among Nigerians
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and the state House of Assembly Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, have called on Muslims in the country to see Ramadan as a period to be steadfast and prayerful, as well as a time to promote tolerance and peaceful co-existence. READ MORE

Osinbajo to act as President for 10 days
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he has transmitted a letter to the National Assembly intimating the federal lawmakers of his 10-day vacation starting today. READ MORE

FRSC expresses solidarty with Muslims as Ramadan begins
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi has aexpressed solidarity with Muslims across the country, saying the corps personnel would be on duty to assist in effective traffic management during the one month spiritual activity. READ MORE
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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

I’m being investigated for corruption, says Jonathan
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday defended his tenure, saying he fought corruption, but added that he is being investigated for graft by the Muhammadu Buhari administration. READ MORE

Oando secures N94.6b loan from local banks
Oando Plc yesterday secured a N94.6 billion facility from nine local banks to enable it restructure its debt positions and improve earnings. READ MORE

Alleged $40m fraud: Jonathan’s cousin’s, wife’s trial begins
Barring last-minute changes, the trial of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin,  Roberts Azibaola will begin today in Abuja. READ MORE

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