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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, Friday, May 8, 2015:

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Mu’azu at war with Fayose

Mu’azu, on Thursday, May 7, challenged Fayose to produce evidence that he had betrayed the PDP during the recently held general elections. READ MORE…

Power failure forces Reps to adjourn sitting

Proceedings of the House of Representatives were disrupted on Thursday due to frequent power outage.

Businessman crushed to death during police stop-and-search

A businessman was run over by a tanker after policemen mounted an illegal checkpoint at the Mile 2 end of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. READ MORE…

UI students on rampage over colleague’s death

Alaran and other students of the students of Independence Hall or residence of university were watching the UEFA Champions League match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich when he slumped and died. READ MORE…

APC governors fault Okonjo-Iweala on unpaid salaries

The All Progressives Congress has called on the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to probe the individuals responsible for the inability of government to pay workers’ salaries.

Nigerian pilots file flight plans manually

The Minister of Aviation, Mr. Osita Chidoka, on Thursday expressed concerns that in the 21st century, Nigerian pilots were still filing their flight plans manually rather than through electronic means in use in most developed and developing countries.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Supreme Court halts constitution review

The apex court, on Thursday, May 7, 2015, ordered the Federal Government and the National Assembly to maintain status quo in the ongoing constitutional amendment proceedings. READ MORE…

Why I’ll fight graft, insecurity, unemployment – Buhari

The President–elect, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has said tackling corruption is third on his agenda after insecurity and unemployment, stating he will kill it before it destroys Nigeria. READ MORE…

Fuel crisis to end in days, DPR, NNPC, PPMC assure

The Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has said it has 1.2 billion litres of petrol in stock. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Supreme Court stops N’Assembly over amendments to constitution

The suit had been instituted by the Federal Government on April 23 after President Goodluck Jonathan refused to approve the amendments. READ MORE…

APC queries style of govt’s transition team

The APC also revealed that the transition committee set up by President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari is yet to meet Jonathan’s. READ MORE…

Exit poll result shows Cameron will win

British Prime Minister, David Cameron has won a surprise victory for the Conservatives.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Supreme Court orders stoppage of constitutional amendments

The apex court, on Thursday, May 7, 2015, ordered the Federal Government and the National Assembly to maintain status quo in the ongoing constitutional amendment exercise. READ MORE…

Senate Presidency: Saraki’s support base swells

Barring any further last minute changes, former governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, appeared to be in good stead to win the President of the eighth session of the Senate. READ MORE…

Akiolu: How I intervened in the Tinubu, Fashola feud

After several denials and orchestrated public pretences, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Thursday confirmed to a gathering of Lagosians of different classes that Governor Babatunde Fashola and his predecessor, Bola Tinubu indeed had a bitter quarrel that almost undermined the governance of the state.

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BUSINESS DAY

EFCC, ICPC overhaul central to Buhari’s corruption fight

There must be a total overhaul of existing institutions saddled with the responsibility of fighting corruption for the war against graft proposed by the incoming administration of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari to be won.

Prime office market offers compelling investment proposition at $1000/sqm

The value and investment propositions, which prime office market offers within and outside the country, have made it a compelling asset for investors that make up the commercial segment of real estate business.

Next petroleum minister must be knowledgeable about ministry

As the debate in the oil and gas sector over policy issues and expectations continues, the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to ensure that Nigeria’s next petroleum minister is an experienced technocrat who’s deeply knowledgeable about the industry.

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