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For today, Friday, April 7, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN

Modu Sheriff storms out of Jonathan’s truce meeting

In protest against not being allowed to address the opening session as the court-recognised National Chairman of the crisis-ridden Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday walked out of a meeting called in Abuja by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

Oil production to boost Nigeria’s economic recovery by 0.8%

In protest against not being allowed to address the opening session as the court-recognised National Chairman of the crisis-ridden Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday walked out of a meeting called in Abuja by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

Outrage as Buhari sidelines minister, names culture tourism officials

There is outrage in the nation’s culture and tourism sector at the manner President Muhammadu Buhari appointed new heads of agencies and parastatals last weekend.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Court de-freezes Patience Jonathan’s account

Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday de-freezed a bank account belonging to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, with over $5,842,316.66 (about N1.7 billion) lodged in it

PDP Crisis: Sheriff walks out on Jonathan, governors

Efforts to find a political solution to the festering leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday suffered a major setback.

Monarchs, priests storm court for Nnamdi Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 25 for ruling on whether or not to review her earlier order allowing the shielding of the prosecution’s witnesses in the trial of four Biafra agitators, including Nnamdi Kanu.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Why court ordered final forfeiture of N1.825 bn seized from ex-Naval chief Ezeoba

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the permanent forfeiture of N1.825 billion linked with a former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Dele Ezeoba (retd).

N10m bribe: How Osinbajo was used against me — Bamaiyi

Former Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), has dragged Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo into a bribery allegation in which the retired General accused him of having protected Justice Ade Alabi, who was accused of demanding a N10 million bribe from the accused persons standing trial before his court.

Nigeria needs $139/pbl oil price for balanced budget — Fitch

International agency Fitch Ratings yesterday said that Nigeria needs crude oil price of $139 per barrel to achieve balanced budget in 2017, adding this makes the country worst in oil break-even point among 14 top oil exporters

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Court unfreezes Patience Jonathan’s $5.9 million account

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, vacated its order which late last year froze the Skye Bank account of Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

Jonathan’s PDP peace meeting ends in disarray

The peace meeting convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan to end the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party ended in disarray in Abuja on Thursday.

Tears as Queen’s College orphan pupil is buried

Tears flowed at the Atan Cemetery, Yaba, Lagos State, on Thursday, as one of the victims of the Queen’s College diarrhoea outbreak, Praise Sodipo, was buried.

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