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For today, March 30 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Expect more from me, president promises Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians that his administration would be taking more pragmatic actions in the next few months to improve the nation’s economy and boost their living conditions. READ MORE

Fresh hurdle as Buhari gets highlights of 2016 budget
Though President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the transmission of the Appropriation Bill (2016 Budget) which was recently passed by the National Assembly, there are indications he might not be in a hurry to assent to it because the document does not contain details of the breakdown. READ MORE

NIMET warns of more hot days, warm nights, heat waves
With the global average air temperature of the earth hitting 1°C hotter than at the beginning of the 20th century, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has warned Nigerians to brace for more hot days, warm night and heat waves. READ MORE

THIS DAY NEWSPAPER

Non-transmission of Budget Details to Buhari Delays Review and Assent
Fresh facts have emerged as to why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to sign the 2016 budget into law even though highlights of the Appropriation Bill have been transmitted to his office by the National Assembly. READ MORE

Kachikwu Apologises, Assures Nigerians Fuel Shortages to Ease off Next Week
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday apologised to Nigerians for his comment on the nationwide fuel shortages, adding that enough measures had been put in place to end them by next week. READ MORE

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Abducted colonel found dead in Kaduna
A Senior Nigerian Army Officer, Col. Samaila Inusa, who was reportedly abducted at gunpoint at  the Refinery Junction in Chikun Local Government of Kaduna State was  found dead on Tuesday. READ MORE

Fuel scarcity’ll end in nine days –Kachikwu …says he won’t resign, apologises to Nigerians
The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, appeared before the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream) on Tuesday to give reasons for the acute fuel scarcity across the country and the efforts being made by his ministry to resolve the embarrassing situation. READ MORE

APC wouldn’t have won without Tinubu –Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the triumph of the All Progressives Congress in the 2015 general election to the vision of a National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. READ MORE

BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER

Absence of formal structure stalls funding of N400bn mining industry
Shortage of data and poor structuring of Nigeria’s informal sector is causing banks and other financial institutions to be reluctant to fund the  over N400 billion mining industry, BusinessDay findings show. Banks also consider the informal sector miners as flying blind, and thus posing poor prospects for financing because there are little if any reliable… READ MORE

Nigeria among laggards in World Bank’s ease of registering property ranking
Registering landed properties in Nigeria has continued to pose a major challenge to buyers, which explains why the country touted as the largest economy in Africa has been ranked 185th out of 189 economies in ease of registering property, by the World Bank Group. Meanwhile,  Bukola Saraki, the   Senate President, says that the National… READ MORE

Only private sector involvement can stop fuel scarcity – LCCI
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has accused the government of being responsible for the perennial fuel scarcity which is gradually bringing   the economy to its knees. The body has also asked the administration to stop impeding growth and development of the downstream sector through unnecessary direct interference. It urged  government to… READ MORE

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