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For today, September 23 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

National Assembly probes alleged $29b fraud cases

The National Assembly is set to probe two alleged fraud cases involving $29 billion, while the Senate yesterday resolved to investigate an alleged fraudulent movement of $12 billion from Nigeria by some key government officials.

Civilian JTF replaces troops to secure Bama

Member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and vigilance groups are to secure the recaptured Bama in Borno State while troops are deployed in the border communities of Banki and Gulumba.

Governors okay sale of government assets, concessioning to tackle recession

Governors of the 36 states have endorsed proposals of the Federal Government Economic Management Team (EMT) under President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the economic recession.

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THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

MAN, Bismarck, LCCI disagree over call for assets sale

The call for the sale of NiNigeria’s national assets to raise funds to plug the hole in the dwindling revenue of the country is generating divergent views with many saying no to the idea while some private sector operators are throwing their weight behind the sale.
 

Ondo 2016: APC submits Akeredolu’s name to INEC

The All Progressives Congress APC Thursday in Abuja jettisoned the recommendations of its Appeal Committee on the conduct of the Primary Election for the Ondo State Gubernatorial election, and submitted name of the winner of the election, Rotimi Akeredolu to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
 

Mediate in talks with Boko Haram to free Chibok girls, Buhari tells UN

 President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the United Nations to help mediate with the terror group, Boko Haram, in order to free the over 200 abducted Chibok girls.
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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

How Oyegun overruled NWC on Ondo Primary Appeal Panel report

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Chief John Odigie Oyegun, overruled the majority decision of the National Working Committee (NWC) for a fresh primary to pick the party’s governorship candidate for the November 26 election in Ondo State.

FIRS targets additional 10 million new taxpayers by December

Nigeria plans to raise N5.2 billion from taxes next year, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Executive Chairman Babatunde Fowler, said yesterday.

Jonathan’s wife’s $19.8m accounts: 13 witnesses set

A Banker, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and 11 others are to testify on how four slush accounts were opened for former First Lady Patience Jonathan, The Nation learnt yesterday.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Egbin power plant may be shut over rising debt

The nation’s electricity woes may worsen in the coming weeks as liquidity and gas supply issues are threatening the operation of its biggest power station, Egbin.

Senate to probe MTN over alleged $12bn ‘capital flight’

For allegedly repatriating $12bn dollar to its parent company in South Africa over a 10-year period, the Senate on Thursday ordered the investigation of MTN Nigeria.

Reps to investigate $17bn undeclared crude oil exports

The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered a probe of the $17bn worth of allegedly undeclared crude oil and liquefied natural gas exports to foreign countries.

 

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