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For today, Monday, April 10, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN

Expiring licences threaten bid for nation’s local refining

Thirty-two companies granted licences to establish (LTE) and approval to construct (APC) private refineries with a combined capacity of 1.352 million barrels per stream day (mbpsd) in the country may lose their permits as their June 2018 deadline approaches.

Hurdles for local carriers as foreign airlines dominate Lagos

Local carriers operating on the international route are faced with fresh hurdles as fellow African airlines now have dominance in the Lagos market.

CBN’s $418m forex, T-bills auction tighten liquidity

The combination of foreign exchange (forex) and Treasury Bills (T-Bills) auctions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last week, moderated the quantity of money in circulation as investors demanded every available naira to pay for their transactions.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

221 policemen watch over Wike, says IG

Police chief Ibrahim Idris has denied that he ordered the killing of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike. The police yesterday described the report as “false” and “misleading”.

Efe Ejeba wins Big Brother Naija show

After 78 days of dramatic activities in the Big Brother Naija (BBN) house, the lifestyle reality show came to an end, Sunday night, with Delta State contestant, Efe Ejeba winning the coveted prize of N25 million and a Kia Seranto SUV

Militants kill eight in Lagos

Eight persons were killed yesterday in a Lagos community where gunmen suspected to be militants and hoodlums struck. Many were injured.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

How gunmen killed army captain, four policemen in Lagos

THE relative peace hitherto experienced by residents of Yewa, Isawo community in Ikorodu area of Lagos was, yesterday, shattered following sporadic gunfire by suspected kidnappers, which left six persons, including an Army Captain, four policemen, a landlord and a member of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, dead.

Senate plans law to harvest N3trn from dormant bank accounts

Further pressure is coming on Nigeria’s banks following moves by the National Assembly to mop up an estimated N3 trillion from dormant accounts of living and dead persons in the banking system.

Otodo-Gbame: One dead, scores injured as Lagos continues slum demolition

At least one person was yesterday shot dead and scores injured after some men wearing uniforms of the Nigerian Police stormed Otodo-Gbame community in Lekki axis of Lagos State, demolished and set their structures ablaze displacing hundreds of residents left in the riverine community.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

$1.3bn Malabu Sacm: Jonathan may have recieved $200m, says report

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, a former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), as well as some members of the National Assembly may have received about $400m from the $1.3bn paid by oil giants Shell and Eni, into a Federal Government escrow account, a new report suggests.

Obasanjo replies to Bamaiyi’s allegations

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has faulted the claim by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, that he (Obasanjo) planned to kill the former army chief.

Militants kill army Captain, four policemen in Lagos… disrupt funeral of Ogun monarch

An army Captain, identified as Muhammed, four policemen, and a civilian lost their lives on Sunday after suspected militants attacked Ishawo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

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