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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, September 28, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

NNPC not broke, despite huge debts – Kachikwu

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said, weekend, that despite losing N230billion annually from marketing and refining operations, the Corporation was not broke. It also disclosed that it owes over $6billion in cash call arrears.

Hajj Stampede: Nigerian death toll rises to 20; survivor narrates ordeal

The number of Nigerian pilgrims that lost their lives in the stampede at Mina, Saudi Arabia, last Thursday, has risen to 20 from the initial six. READ MORE…

Ministers list, others: Oyegun summons emergency meeting of APC’s NWC

Ahead of the submission of the Ministerial list by President Buhari, National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Working Committee, NWC, for today. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Mecca tragedy: Nigerian man, wives, mother, stepmother die

The Sokoto State Pilgrims Welfare Agency has confirmed the killing of the immediate Caretaker Chairman of Illela Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Bello Gidan-Hamma, his mother, stepmother and two wives in the stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia. READ MORE…

Trial of NNPC looters to begin soon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the prosecution of those who misappropriated the revenue of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation under the past administrations would soon commence. READ MORE…

Saraki: Senators set for stormy session tomorrow

There are indications that Senators that are opposed to Dr. Bukola Saraki’s leadership of the Senate are poised to ask for his resignation when the upper federal legislative chamber re-opens on Tuesday. READ MORE…

President stops special allowance for Villa guards

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the stoppage of special allowance for security personnel in the Presidential Villa, investigations. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Presidency defends Buhari’s absence at UN forum on displaced persons

The Presidency has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the Nigerian delegation to the ongoing 70th anniversary session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York were absent at an event organised on the sidelines of the summit to discuss rendering assistance to millions of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

APC NWC meets today as fears mount over party’s future

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed concern over the multiple crises rocking the ruling party since its victory in the 2015 general election, and have resolved to table the issues as the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) meets today. READ MORE...

Hajj Commission: 56 Nigerians killed, 61 injured in Saudi tragedy

The Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhtar said last night that a total of 56 Nigerian pilgrims – 42 from nine states, two from the commission and 12 persons who worked for tour operators – were killed, while 61 sustained different degrees of injuries in the stampede that occurred on Thursday in Mina, Saudi Arabia. READ MORE…

Buhari thanks China for intercepting stolen Nigerian crude

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in New York said China has intercepted shiploads of crude oil stolen from Nigeria. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Senate to focus on ministerial screening, budget, PIB

Ministerial screening and inquiries into the non-implementation of the N556 billion capital expenditure in the N4.493 trillion 2015 budget are major issues expected to top the agenda of the 8th Assembly of the Senate, as they resume from their annual recess tomorrow.

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