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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, Monday, April 27, 2015:

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

I will look into Sanusi’s missing $20bn claim – Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would probe the allegation of missing oil funds made by former Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. READ MORE…

Ihedioha, Alhassan, Otti reject results

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba state, Aisha Alhassan, has rejected the outcome of the governorship rerun election announced on Sunday, April 26, 2015. READ MORE…

Nigeria’s recall of envoys curious – South Africa

South Africa has criticized Nigeria’s decision to recall its envoys calling it “an unfortunate and regrettable step.” READ MORE…

Kidnappers free Ogun schoolgirl abducted in Lagos

Precious Nwaigwe, the 15-year-old girl kidnapped in the Ajah area of Lagos State, while on her way to school in Ogun State, has been returned to Lagos about a year after her abduction.

Fulani herdsmen kill 30 in Benue, Nasarawa

About 28 people are said to have died in Benue State after an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen. READ MORE…

Death toll from Nepal quake passes 2,200

It is 24 hours after a 7.8 magnitude wreaked havoc on Nepal, and hundreds are still missing, countless are buried under the ruins as death toll rockets – more than 2, 500 as at Sunday, April 26. READ MORE…

States stall on implementation of new Pension Act

Many state governments in the country have stalled on the implementation of the new Pension Reform Act, 2014 due to a combination of factors, including the just concluded general elections.

Bridge collapses in Kano, kills seven

The pedestrian bridge was said to still be under construction and workers at the site had warned pedestrians not to pass the area. READ MORE…

Petrol price can be N40 per litre – IPMAN

The Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mosimi, Ogun State, Mr. Adeleke Bada, has agreed with the former Minister of Petroleum, Prof. Tam David-West, that petroleum pump price can sell for N40 per litre.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

I’ll probe NNPC’s missing $20bn – Buhari

Former Central bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi had alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had failed to pay $20 billion into the Federation Account. READ MORE…

32 killed in Benue, Plateau, scores injured

The attackers were said to have invaded three villages in the Mbadwem district of Guma Local Government Area in the evening of Saturday, April 25, 2015 and burnt houses and farmland. READ MORE…

Supplementary polls: APGA, APC to challenge result in Abia, Taraba

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba state, Aisha Alhassan, has rejected the outcome of the governorship rerun election announced on Sunday, April 26, 2015. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

We will probe alleged missing $20b oil money, says Buhari

An audit ordered by President Goodluck Jonathan and carried out by PriceWaterHouseCooper however found the missing NNPC oil funds to $1.48billion. READ MORE…

APC unveils transition members, office-sharing headache lingers

THE jostle for positions among the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has split the party into five camps.

Okorocha re-elected, Ikepeazu, Ishaku emerge as Abia, Taraba govs-elect

Re-run elections were held in Imo, Abia and Taraba States after the April 11 elections were declared inconclusive. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Buhari to launch new inquiry into missing $20bn oil money

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would probe the allegation of missing oil funds made by former Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. READ MORE…

Buhari, Oyegun meet this week on zoning

Following the failure of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reach a consensus on the zoning of principal political offices for the incoming administration, President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, will be meeting this week to arrive at a formula that will be adopted by the party.

Adding insult to injury, S’Africa raps Nigeria over recalled envoy

The Nigerian government, on Saturday, April 25, 2015, recalled its diplomats in South Africa following recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreigners in SA. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Nigeria loses N500bn yearly to failed freight rail services

Nigeria is losing about N500 billion in revenue, annually, to dysfunctional freight rail services that would have assisted in the haulage of goods from Tin Can Island Port and the Lagos Ports Complex (LPC), two of the nation’s busiest sea ports, to various parts of the country, according to analysts.

Buhari vows to probe alleged $20bn NNPC missing fund

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would probe the allegation of missing oil funds made by former Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. READ MORE…

Foreign investors may seek flight on US fed rate hike

As the U.S. Fed’s first rate increase approaches, foreign investors in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, may be set to dump stocks and bonds, a risk that most investors have yet to come to price in. “Foreign ownership can be a risk – more on the bond side than the equity side.

Infrastructure, foreclosure law top investors’ roadmap for Buhari

Housing sector operatives have set agenda for Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to tackle problems of decayed infrastructure, limited impact of the Land Use Act, dysfunctional mortgage system, among others, they said have constituted as challenges to delivery of affordable housing to Nigerians.

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