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For today, Monday, October 19, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

PDP, Presidency trade words

The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday engaged in war of words over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade following the grilling of former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. READ MORE…

Inflation compounds Nigeria’s economic woes

Nigeria’s economy may be heading to stagflation  going by headline inflation, gross domestic products, GDP, and unemployment reports of National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, as well as feelers from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and economy analysts last weekend.

Female suicide bomber dies in botched attack on Army base

Nigerian soldiers, yesterday, shot dead a suspected suicide bomber outside a Military base in Maiduguri, Borno State, a civilian vigilante and a military source told newsmen. The shooting detonated explosives concealed in her handbag. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Govs forum chair, Yari paints a gloomy picture of economy

Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, has painted a gloomy picture of the nation's economy, saying an urgent recue mission is needed.

Buhari’s anti-corruption war targeted at us, says PDP

The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday engaged in war of words over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade following the grilling of former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. READ MORE…

Robbers dug 10-metre tunnel to enter bank – Police

Some suspected robbers dug a 10-metre long tunnel into a branch of the United Bank for Africa Plc on Ado-Owo Road, Akure, Ondo State, through which they allegedly planned to enter the bank without being caught.

Kano police arrest 72 rustlers, recover 818 cattle

The Police have arrested 72 suspected cattle rustlers in the notorious Falgore forest in Tudun Wada Local Government Area of Kano State. READ MORE…

New salaries for Buhari govs, senators, others ready

THE Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission has put together a new remuneration package for President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, ministers and members of the National Assembly.

Suicide bombers kill 12 in Adamawa village

Two female suicide bombers on Saturday reportedly killed 12 people in Dar village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

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THE GUARDIAN

You are a dictator, PDP tells Buhari

The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday engaged in war of words over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade following the grilling of former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Speculators to bet billions on equities on positive Q3 results

Nigerian equities may witness fresh inflows of billions of naira in investible funds as speculators raise their stake, reacting to positive third-quarter (Q3) numbers released at the local bourse.

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