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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, October 26, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Rivers: APC, PDP flex muscles

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Saturday’s judgment of the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja shows clear bias against Gov. Nyesom Wike and the party. READ MORE…

Nigeria’s crude oil prices dip to two-month low

The differentials for Nigerian crude oil grades against benchmark Dated Brent have been steadily dropping over the past two weeks as November cargoes fail to attract major buyers, with more than a third of the month's program still unsold, even as December's programs begin to be released.

5 killed as cultists unleash mayhem in Lagos

Suspected cultists have reportedly killed five persons in different areas of Igbo-Elerin, Lagos State. The cultist allegedly went on rampage after a rival gang shot their leader, simply identified as Skay.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Obasanjo, an overgrown child of circumstance – Soyinka

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an overgrown child of circumstance.

Buhari’s anti-graft war targeted at Ijaw people – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of focusing his anti-corruption war on Ijaws from the Niger Delta part of Nigeria.

Rewane, dons back Sanusi on naira devaluation

Notable economists across the country have joined a former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Lamido Sanusi, to call for the devaluation of the naira, saying failure to do so will hurt the economy further.

Bombings: Imams get metal detectors to screen worshippers

Concerned over the recent spate of suicide attacks on mosques in Maiduguri and its environs, the Borno State Government Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday held a meeting with the Shehu of Borno and all stakeholders to device ways of countering the attacks.

Panel report on Amaechi must be considered – PDP Senators

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party have started rallying forces within their folds to consolidate on their respective positions on determining the chances of former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, being confirmed as a minister. READ MORE…

Oritsejafor deceived Jonathan with false election prophecy – Okotie

The General Overseer of Household of God Church, Rev. Chris Okotie, on Sunday said President Goodluck Jonathan would not have contested the 2015 presidential election were it not for Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor’s “false prophecy”.

Amaechi accuses Wike of diverting N45bn loan

Fomer Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi accused his successor Nyesom Wike on a Sunday, of diverting a Rivers State government loan totalling 45 billion naira. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Anxiety as new Ooni of Ife emerges today

The emergence of the Ooni is coming almost three months after the demise of the immediate past Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade who spent 35 years on the throne. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Oando records historic loss of N184bn in 2014

Oando Plc last Friday finally released its long-awaited results for the full-year ending 2014, in which it declared a historic loss after tax of N183.9 billion compared to a profit after tax of N1.396 billion in 2013. READ MORE…

TSA: CBN fines First Bank, UBA N4.82bn for concealing NNPC funds

In line with its threat to sanction commercial banks that failed to comply with the federal government’s directive on the remittance of government revenue to the treasury single account (TSA), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last Friday fined First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) and United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc the sum of N4.819 billion.

Rivers, Akwa Ibom rulings: PDP warns against looming chaos

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Saturday’s judgment of the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja shows clear bias against Gov. Nyesom Wike and the party. READ MORE…

Lagos generated N1.08tn IGR in five years

The Lagos State Government recorded a total of N1.08 trillion in internally generated revenue (IGR) between 2010 and 2014, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

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BUSINESS DAY

CBN to return trapped JV funds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has frozen the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its joint venture partners in deposit money banks, creating  panic among some companies in the Oil and Gas industry.

Genuine real estate investors seen emerging as anti-graft war rages

Indications are mounting in the Nigerian real estate market that fraudulent investors would be located and flushed out as anti-graft agencies are now questioning sources of suspicious wealth and fraudulent investments.

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