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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, October 2:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Why Buhari holds on to 15 other nominees

There are feelers from the Presidency that the remaining 15 names of the ministerial nominees will hit the Senate early next week after what sources described as ‘laborious’ security checks and vetting of the ministerial nominees.

We’ll rescue Chibok girls - Military

The military, yesterday, reassured Nigerians of its resolve to rescue over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State, from the claws of terrorists, explaining, however, that the operation required high diligence. READ MORE…

Lagos shuts Chinese firm over workers death

Lagos State government has shut Hongxing Steel Company Limited, a Chinese company based in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government for safety violations.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Ministerial list: Senate sets criteria for screening Wed.

The Senate will on Wednesday decide the procedure for screening ministerial nominees submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Contestant for Ooni stool in alleged N400m fraud, forgery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun investigation into allegations of forgery, fraudulent conversion and obtaining the sum of N400m by false pretence against Mr. Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his firm, Metropole Interproject Limited.

Lagos seals Chinese firm after Punch reports

The Lagos State Government has stopped the operation of a Chinese firm, Hongxing Steel Company, saying a visit to the firm confirmed reports that its Nigerian workers were going through hell.

We won’t rush to save Chibok girls – Army

The Nigerian Military says it will not be in a hurry to rescue the secondary schoolgirls in Chibok who were abducted in April 2014. READ MORE…

80 Boko Haram insurgents surrender to soldiers

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, said on Thursday that 80 members of the violent Islamic sect, Boko Haram, had surrendered to the troops of the Nigerian Army in Borno State. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Workers, students, others protest in Ekiti, Ondo, Osun

As Nigerians marked the 55 anniversary of the country’s independence yesterday, protesters deplored the plight of students, workers and other suffering people in Ekiti, Osun and Ondo states.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Buhari, Saraki break ice in low key anniversary celebration

The icy relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki appears to be thawing, as both leaders engaged in a tete-a-tete and laughed heartily during a private moment at the low key celebration held to mark the nation’s 55 independence anniversary in Abuja yesterday. READ MORE…

Boko Haram attacks Adamawa, kills 11 on Independence Day

As Nigerians nationwide celebrated the country’s 55 Independence anniversary, resident of three communities in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State were thrown into mourning yesterday, when suspected members of the Boko Haram terror sect attacked their villages, killing 11 persons in the process.

Ekweremadu accuses detractors of trying to set him up

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has alleged that there is an orchestrated plan by some politicians to falsely indict him in order to force him out of office.

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BUSINESS DAY

Big problems awaits Nigeria’s economy and finance ministers

The new ministers of Finance and economy for Nigeria face an economy with huge structural problems that is decelerating at a fast clip.

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