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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 30, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

PDP Senators walk out as Amaechi is confirmed

While the heated debate over Amaechi’s confirmation was on, the aggrieved senators of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) walked out of the senate chamber in protest. READ MORE…

My experience in conducting 2015 polls – Jega

For the first time after conducting the 2015 elections adjudged to be one of the country’s best, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, spoke about what the commission went through.

Ooni-elect begins 21-day solitary confinement

Ooni-designate, Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, yesterday, commenced the 21-day solitary confinement in Ilofi, the place where a would-be Ooni is ‘baked’ for the task. READ MORE…

Five customs chiefs quit

Five senior Customs chiefs yesterday threw in the towel. They voluntarily opted to retire according to highly placed sources in the organisation.

BVN deadline: 26m bank accounts to be frozen

Barely 24 hours to the deadline for Bank Verification Number, BVN, less than half of the 52 million bank customers have been registered, a development that may have caused discomfort in the banking industry.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

PDP Senators stage a walkout over Amaechi

While the heated debate over Amaechi’s confirmation was on, the aggrieved senators of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) walked out of the senate chamber in protest. READ MORE…

Pro-Biafra activists are miscreants, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described pro-Biafra agitators as miscreants who should be ignored. READ MORE…

MTN gets Nov 16 deadline to pay N1tn fine

Nigeria’s telecoms regulator said, on Thursday, that it had set a November 16 deadline for the South African mobile giant, MTN to pay a $5.2 billion fine for missing a deadline to disconnect unregistered SIM cards. READ MORE…

Politicians, major threat to fair elections – Jega

For the first time after conducting the 2015 elections adjudged to be one of the country’s best, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, spoke about what the commission went through.

A’Court delivers judgment in Saraki’s case today

The Court of Appeal in Abuja will, today, October 30, 2015, deliver judgment on the validity or otherwise of Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Drama, protest as Amaechi, others get Senate’s nod

While the heated debate over Amaechi’s confirmation was on, the aggrieved senators of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) walked out of the senate chamber in protest. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

PDP Senators stage walkout as Amaechi, others are confirmed

While the heated debate over Amaechi’s confirmation was on, the aggrieved senators of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) walked out of the senate chamber in protest. READ MORE…

CBN, fiscal authorities move to shore up dwindling revenue

Fiscal and monetary authorities yesterday met to intensify efforts aimed at shoring up dwindling oil revenue and bridging the budget gap to minimise the adverse effects of low oil prices on the economy.

PDP Leaders devise strategies to checkmate APC, Buhari-led government

Irked by the attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rubbish its electoral victories by using the election tribunals, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went into a crucial meeting on Thursday night aimed at countering the ruling party’s onslaught.

FRCN’s lawyer chucks regulator over Stanbic IBTC sanction

It has emerged that the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) was too hasty in its decision to sanction Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc and its officials without fair hearing, compelling its legal counsel, Professor Fabian Ajogwu (SAN), to withdraw his law firm’s services to the regulator.

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BUSINESS DAY

FX risks weigh heavily on Diaspora merchants

Most Nigerians who hitherto were medium-to-big level merchants of goods from the United States of America and European countries are reducing their wagers in fear of being caught-up by the current web of unstable foreign exchange (FX).

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