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For today, Thursday, July 9, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER         

Building Collapse: Court indicts Joshua’s Synagogue Church

President Jonathan and TB Joshua survey the damage at the site of the collapse play

President Jonathan and TB Joshua survey the damage at the site of the collapse

(Nigerian Eye)

 

A church run by the popular Nigerian evangelist TB Joshua should be prosecuted after the collapse of one of its buildings, a coroner has ruled. READ MORE…

Money Laundering: Nyako, Ohakim docked, denied bail

EFCC confirms detention of former governors Ohakim, Nyako play

EFCC confirms detention of former governors Ohakim, Nyako

(Thenationonlineng)

Murtala Nyako play

Murtala Nyako

(Information NG)

 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken the former governors of Imo and Adamawa States, Ikedi Ohakim and Murtala Nyako into custody. READ MORE…

Troops arrest alleged mastermind of Zaria, Jos bombings

Senator Shehu Sani, speaks with an injured victim of the Sabon-Gari Local Government Secretariat bomb blast, on the outskirts of the city of Zaria, in Kaduna, Nigeria July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer play Senator Shehu Sani, speaks with an injured victim of the Sabon-Gari Local Government Secretariat bomb blast, on the outskirts of the city of Zaria, in Kaduna, Nigeria July 8, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

 

The Nigerian military has arrested the mastermind of the recent bombings in Jos and Zaria at a checkpoint in Gombe State. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

N’Assembly crisis: Tambuwal peace moves crumble

Governor Aminu Tambuwal play

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

(Bella Naija)

 

The peace committee chaired by Sokoto State Governor, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, appeared to have failed to resolve the leadership tussle in the caucus of the All Progressives Congress at the House of Representatives.

Jonathan’s response to Chibok girls kidnap poor – Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan presenting hand-over documents to President Muhammadu Buhari play

Former President Goodluck Jonathan presenting hand-over documents to President Muhammadu Buhari

(Pulse)

Chibok girls play

Chibok girls

(PM News)

 

Buhari stated on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, that the conflicting reports that emerged from the government and the security chiefs in the days after the kidnapping portrayed Jonathan’s government in bad light locally and internationally. READ MORE…

FCE lecturer forges results for postal workers

A lecturer with the Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Yaba, Bola Temiye, has been arrested by the police for allegedly forging the school’s statement of results for two workers of the Nigerian Postal Service.

Building collapse: Coroner wants Synagogue church prosecuted

The collapsed building at the Synagogue Church Of All Nations play

The collapsed building at the Synagogue Church Of All Nations

(The Nation)

 

The magistrate, Oyetade Komolafe on Wednesday, July 8 ruled that the church’s “criminal negligence” led to the incident. READ MORE…

Mastermind of Jos, Zaria bombings arrested – DHQ

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai visits scene of Zaria explosion on July 6, 2015 play

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai visits scene of Zaria explosion on July 6, 2015

(Twitter)

 

The Nigerian military has arrested the mastermind of the recent bombings in Jos and Zaria at a checkpoint in Gombe State. READ MORE...

Ohakim, Nyako, son remanded in EFCC custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken the former governors of Imo and Adamawa States, Ikedi Ohakim and Murtala Nyako into custody. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

CBN spends $12.3 billion on restricted items in five months

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. play

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

(watchdogreporters)

 

At an average of $300 million spent on 41 items on its restriction list from subsidised official foreign exchange window, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may have expended an estimated $12.3 billion between January and May, this year to subsidise imports of finished goods.

Reps leadership crisis deepens as Dogara, Gbajabiamila groups still disagree

New House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara (left) and Femi Gbajabiamila. play

New House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara (left) and Femi Gbajabiamila.

(Vanguard)

 

The group backing the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara again, yesterday, rejected the directive of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the sharing of the principal positions in the lower legislative chamber.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Military: How mastermind of Jos, Zaria bombings was nabbed

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of the mastermind of the two recent bomb and gun attacks in Jos and Zaria towns of Plateau and Kaduna states, respectively. READ MORE...

Emefiele turns around Forex depletion, reserves rise to $31.89bn

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele play

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele

(Sweet Crude Report)

 

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have begun a “gradual recovery” thanks to the central bank’s management of dollar demand and the government’s effort to plug leakages, Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele said yesterday.

Dogara concedes House Leader’s post, Gbajabiamila group rejects conditions

The peace initiative being brokered by the governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) may have made some progress by extracting a concession to cede the position of Majority Leader in the House of Representatives to the aggrieved lawmakers loyal to former Minority Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.

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BUSINESS DAY

Manufacturing suffers as ECOWAS tariff takes off

Thirty-eight days into the implementation of the Common External Tariff (CET), Nigeria’s manufacturing sector is beginning to feel the pinch as the new regime makes imported finished products cheaper than locally manufactured goods.

Foreign reserves in healthy rise to $32bn says Emefiele

Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves have risen sharply to about t$32 billion on the back of astute management by the Central Bank it was revealed yesterday.

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