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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, June 8, 2016

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

‘We’ve changed the narratives of culture administration’
The fear about what becomes the outcome of the summit began to manifest during the first plenary session that featured Prof. Wole Soyinka as keynote speaker. One of the commentators had expressed the hope that the first national summit on culture and tourism put together by the Information and Culture Ministry to project the country’s vast endowment in creative and tourism industry and map out strategies for their turnaround would not become another jamboree. READ MORE

PDP prays for Buhari as caretaker committee takes over
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday conducted special prayers for the good health of ‎President Muhammadu Buhari, pleading with God Almighty to grant him speedy recovery. READ MORE
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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

CCT frowns at delay by Saraki’s lawyers
The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has frowned at what it described as the delay tactics being employed by lawyers to Senate President Bukola Saraki in his on-going trial for false asset declaration. READ MORE

Alleged $40m fraud: Court remands Jonathan’s cousin, wife
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja has remanded Robert Azibaola, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, in Kuje prison, Abuja. READ MORE

Senate seeks proper prosecution of Kano killing culprits
The Senate has condemned the killing of Mrs. Bridget Agbahime in Kano State, even as it urged the Federal Government to ensure that the perpetrators were properly prosecuted in line with the laws of the country. READ MORE
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PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Sheriff group kicks as PDP BoT endorses Makarfi
The ousted National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has rejected Tuesday’s handover of the party secretariat to the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. READ MORE

Militancy: Osinbajo meets Niger Delta govs, service chiefs
Despite the Federal Government’s decision to de-escalate (reduce) military operations in the Niger Delta communities, military personnel will still remain on the region’s waterways. READ MORE

N23bn bribe: EFCC arrests two ex-ministers, PDP chiefs
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday and Tuesday arrested key leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the North-East states of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Gombe. READ MORE
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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

FG’s N293bn allocation fails to damp Nigeria water crises
The billions of naira allocated for water resources at Federal and State Government levels has failed to make meaningful impact as majority of Nigerians and businesses continue to spend scarce resources to generate their own water supplies. Between 2012 and 2016, a total of N293.1 billion was budgeted for water resources at the federal level,… READ MORE

Investors reduce equities wager as uncertainty over FX policy weighs
Stock traders on Customs Street have further cut their bets on equities as they wait on the apex bank to make good its promise of a clear announcement around a more flexible foreign exchange (FX) policy. Some investors on Monday routed sell mandates to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), which bulged the supply side at…READ MORE

Consortium of banks restructures Oando’s N94bn credit line to support growth plan
Oando plc, Nigeria’s leading indigenous energy solutions group with a primary and secondary listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, respectively, has announced the agreement of a N94.6 billion facilities provided by 11 leading financial institutions in Nigeria. The financing, coordinated by the mandated Lead Arranger, Access Bank plc, is a… READ MORE

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