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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, Thursday, July 2, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER         

APC crises: Buhari heads peace moves

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, held a meeting with House of Representatives member, Femi Gbajabiamila over the current leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly. READ MORE…

N12trn debt profile worsens Nigeria’s woes

Nigeria’s total internal and external debt stock stood at N12.06 trillion or $63.5 billion as at the end of March this year, up from N11.2 trillion or $67.726 billion in December 2014 according to figure released by the Debt Management Office (DMO) yesterday.

Explain whereabouts of $4.1bn, Oshiomhole tells Okonjo-Iweala

Despite a passionate denial from former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has continued to accuse her of wrongdoing. READ MORE…

Lagos gets $200m World Bank credit

The World Bank has granted a $200m (N39.4bn) credit facility to Lagos State to support reforms in the state. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

PDP rejects new INEC boss, Zakari, alleges hidden agenda

Mrs Zakari was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, following the exit of former Chairman, Attahiru Jega. READ MORE…

World Bank approves N39.4bn loan for Lagos

The fund will be used to support reforms relating to fiscal sustainability, budget planning, budget execution and the investment climate in the state. READ MORE…

Naira drops to N230 against dollar

These are definitely not interesting times for the nation’s economy, particularly the national currency, the naira, no thanks to the depleting reserves and the subsequent banning of importers of 41 items from the foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

253 DSS officials redeployed from Aso Rock

The authorities of the Department of State Services have sent back to state commands the 253 operatives that were earlier deployed in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Stop playing politics after elections, Ekweremadu tells APC

Ekweremadu also challenged the ruling party to focus on formulating policies and programmes that would benefit the majority of Nigerians, irrespective of political affiliations. READ MORE…

Suicide bombers attack hospital as Osinbajo visits Borno

The attackers, a male and a female, reportedly sneaked into the town from Sambisa forest, a notorious Boko Haram stronghold. READ MORE…

Fayose advises Buhari on anti-graft war

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against allowing politicians to hijack the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for their selfish motives.

Court dismisses application to extradite Kashamu

The extradition application against Kashamu was dismissed by Justice Gabriel Kolawole on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. READ MORE…

APC Crisis: Buhari meets Gbajabiamila, others

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, held a meeting with House of Representatives member, Femi Gbajabiamila over the current leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

APC leaders meet to resolve ‘civil war’

The gathering held inside the Conference Hall of the First Lady’s Office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. READ MORE...

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Man accused of participating in Chibok girls’ abduction arrested

Nigerian troops have arrested a businessman accused of “participating actively” in Boko Haram’s mass abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from their secondary school in Chibok, Borno State last year, Nigeria's defence ministry said on Tuesday.

CBN extends Forex curbs to export proceeds, BDCs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday stated that beyond the exclusion of funding for 41 items in the interbank forex market, the items cannot also be funded from proceeds of exports as well as the bureau de change (BDC) segment of the forex market.

Fani-Kayode changes his name as court acquits him of money laundering

Fani-Kayode was discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court in Lagos on July 1, 2015. READ MORE…

FG calls for vigilance as Ebola Virus resurfaces in Liberia

The reports follow the death of a 17-year old boy whose corpse was found in the streets in Margibi County. READ MORE…

PDP rejects Amina Zakari as INEC boss

Mrs Zakari was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, following the exit of former Chairman, Attahiru Jega. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

After 30 days, analysts point at economy quick wins for Buhari

Stakeholders including analysts and economists are highlighting areas where the new Nigerian government should focus to generate quick-wins for the economy.

Nigerian stocks drop most in 12 weeks and Naira hit as Buhari delays cabinet

Nigerian equities tumbled the most since April 8 and the naira plunged in informal trading amidst concerns Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, who took office at the end of May, will further delay naming his much awaited cabinet.

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