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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, June 4, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

I renew my pledge to crush Boko Haram – Buhari

Buhari said that his five-hour meeting heads of Nigeria's Armed Forces shows that ongoing operations against Boko Haram are yielding better results. READ MORE…

Senate passes 46 bills in 10 minutes

The bills were introduced by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang. READ MORE…

War crimes: Nigeria, Amnesty trade words

An Amnesty International report, backed with a video, names senior military officers who participated in or ignored atrocities committed against innocents. READ MORE…

Senate approves life sentence for rape; 10 years for incest

Henceforth anybody found guilty of rape, child sex tourism or deliberate passage of HIV/AIDS to innocent citizens, and other sexual offences, will face life imprisonment. This was contained in the Sexual Offences Bill sponsored by Senator Chris Anyanwu, which was passed into law yesterday by the Senate.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

AI wants Ihejirika, Badeh, others probed for war crimes

Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Army of committing war crimes. READ MORE…

EFCC quizzes ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff

The ex-governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff was questioned on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, by the EFCC. READ MORE…

Senate passes anti-rape bill, 45 others in 10 minutes

The bills were introduced by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang. READ MORE…

Nigerians won’t regret electing me, says Buhari

Buhari however urged citizens of the country to be patient with him as “the task of rebuilding Nigeria is an arduous one.” READ MORE…

APC, lawmakers-elect meet today over N’Assembly leadership

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress National Working Committee will on Thursday (today) direct its National Assembly members-elect to pick consensus candidates for the senate presidency and the speakership of the House of Representatives.

N8bn fraud: Cash assistant has N134m in one account, says EFCC

It has emerged that one of the accused persons, Ayodeji Alase of First Bank, has property worth hundreds of millions of naira. READ MORE…

FG may cancel N9.2bn clean cooking stove contract

Indications emerged on Tuesday that the Federal Government might terminate the N9.2bn clean cooking stove contract before the end of this week.

Ondo community imposes curfew following Regent’s abduction

The Regent of Akungba Akoko, Princess Mojisola Omosowon was kidnapped on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, along Owo-Akure road. READ MORE…

Fayose’s thugs beat up Punch man in Ekiti

Some thugs loyal to Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday descended on The PUNCH Correspondent in Ekiti State, Kamarudeen Ogundele, beating him to stupor while on official duty.

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Senate dumps own rules, passes 46 bills in 10 minutes

The bills were introduced by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

N8bn currency scam: Suspects bought properties in South Africa, Nigeria

It has emerged that one of the accused persons, Ayodeji Alase of First Bank, has property worth hundreds of millions of naira. READ MORE…

Senate mocks lawmaking, passes 46 bills without legislation in 10 minutes

The bills were introduced by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business, Senator Ita Enang. READ MORE…

Anger mounts over AI’s report berating the military but silent on Boko Haram’s atrocities

Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade has described as blackmail, an Amnesty International (AI) report which accused the Nigerian Army of war crimes. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Turn Nigeria’s successful polls into good economic policies

The feat of a successful transition of power in Nigeria should not be underrated but this euphoria and optimism must quickly translate into business confidence and higher investment if Africa’s largest economy is to fulfill her potentials, say investors and analysts attending the on- going World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Global oil glut leaves Nigeria with bruises all round

Amidst the escalating and bruising duel between US shale producers and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil production, not many have been punished as hard as Nigeria.

$350bn extra revenue possible for Africa

New opportunities identified in Africa can deliver over $350 billion per year in extra revenue and cost savings, while reducing risk, building trust and driving dramatic social and environmental value for the continent.

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