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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, March 28 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Pope, at Easter, recalls victims of blind, brutal terrorism
Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war or poverty are being denied welcome as European countries squabble over the refugee crisis. READ MORE

Why Buhari is yet to disclose recovered loots, by aide
The presidency has said monies recovered from corrupt government officials and their accomplices cannot be made public now because they are to be used as evidence against the looters during prosecution. READ MORE

NNPC spends N103.4 billion to protect oil pipelines in one year
It may be virtually impossible for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to operate its refineries, crude oil and products pipelines nationwide profitably, unless government takes drastic measures to eliminate all acts of pipeline vandalism, according to an investigation by The Guardian. READ MORE
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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

FUEL CRISIS: Kachikwu splits APC
LAGOS—THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was literally divided, yesterday, over whether or not Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, should retain his prime position in the APC-led Federal Government on account of the worsening fuel scarcity and his comments that he is not a magician. READ MORE

Aisha Buhari’s alleged forex deals: Allow us to do our job, CBN tells politicians
ABUJA— The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has asked politicians to leave it alone to concentrate on its work and avoid dragging it into mudslinging attempts for whatever gain. READ MORE

Presidency to begin town hall meetings across Nigeria
ABUJA — The Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media, Garba Shehu, said yesterday that the presidency will soon begin to hold town hall meetings with Nigerians. READ MORE
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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Arms scandal: Jonathan can be tried if there is evidence —Buhari’s panel
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has faulted a former Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Suleiman, regarding the culpability of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the current anti-corruption cases. READ MORE

Alleged subsidy fraud: EFCC revisits case against Obanikoro’s son
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to reopen a case of alleged subsidy fraud against an oil company, MOB Integrated Services Limited, which is headed by Mr. Gbolahan Obanikoro, a son of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. READ MORE

Metuh lied, I didn’t know him, Abang tells CJ
Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has debunked the claim of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, that they had known each other before the PDP’s spokesperson’s trial started in his court on January 15 this year. READ MORE
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BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

Global tourists seek safer destinations
As the frequency of  terror attacks go on the upsurge, global tourists who are looking to avoid terror threats are now looking for safer destinations. The development is expected to open up and sustain the growth of destinations that were not in tourists’ radar before now. Sadly, it will impact the World Tourism Oragnisation’s (UNWTO)… READ MORE

Investments, home-ownership schemes setback by decaying roads
A good number of real estate investments and homeownership schemes are being abandoned in the suburbs of Nigeria’s major cities, especially Lagos, on account of decaying roads which make access a nightmare. Nigeria has high level infrastructure deficit and a significant proportion of this is in roads, especially federal highways which link the cities to towns… READ MORE

Corporate governance is key to economic growth, say industry players
Exceptional corporate governance was  key to the performance of awardees at the BusinessDay Top 25 CEOs Award, held at the weekend in Lagos. The top 25 CEOs held their establishments  afloat in 2015 in the face of daunting odds, growing market capitalisation by over N300 billion, despite a drop by 17 percent in  the All… READ MORE

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