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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, January 11, 2016:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

How Dickson won Bayelsa Governorship poll

Seriake Dickson was yesterday returned as the winner of the Bayelsa governorship election.   READ MORE:

Osoba group disowns Falae over N100m donation

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Ogun state has broken its silence over the controversial N100million allegedly collected by its National Chairman, Chief Olu Falae, from the former Chairman Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih. READ MORE:

FG to raise N1trn from plugging revenue loopholes

Lagos - With concerns over 2016 deficit funding, the Federal Government is looking at raising over N1 trillion from plugging revenue loopholes as pressures mount against the revenue estimates in the 2016 budget.

 

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Bakare wants Emefiele sacked over arms funds scandal

The serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and probe him. READ MORE:

Dangote refinery'll fetch $6bn forex yearly - CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has expressed its readiness to support the refinery, fertiliser and petrochemical complex being built by Dangote Industries Limited in Lagos by providing foreign exchange for the importation of equipment.

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Dickson wins

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, Governor Seriake Dickson, was on Sunday declared the winner of the state governorship election. READ MORE:

 

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THE GUARDIAN

Dickson wins Bayelsa guber polls

It was a huge relief for the residents of Bayelsa State yesterday. The state governorship election which kept them on the edge since December 5, 2016, leading to the loss of lives came to an end.  READ MORE:

States, electricity deficit may stall 30% broadband target

Though the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has sought support from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to tackle some of the challenges hindering the growth of the telecommunications sector, especially around achieving broad-band penetration, some states may serve as major obstacles to the country's plan of achieving a 30 percent broadband penetration in 2018 through their indiscriminate tax systems.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

EFCC to Falae, Odili, Ladoja: refund cash or face trial

All politicians who shared in the alleged diverted $2.1 billion arms cash must return what they got or face trial, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said.

Bayelsa: APC kicks as Dickson wins re-election

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson yesterday won a second term after a tension soaked election. The election came to a conclusion following the declaration of results of Saturday supplementary election in the troublesome Southern Ijaw Local Government Area and 101 polling units across six local government areas. READ MORE:

Navy hands over suspected oil thieves to IG

The navy has handed over 11 suspects arrested on a vessel apparently to steal crude to the inspector general of Police (IGP). The NNS Delta, on November 14, last year, arrested MT Camille, carrying about 4000 metric tonnes of suspected stolen crude, on Forcados waters. READ MORE:

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