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For today, Thursday, May 7, 2015:

Governors should be blamed for unpaid salaries – Okonjo-Iweala

The Federal Government said it had told the states, through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, to prioritize salaries. READ MORE…

Obey traffic rules, Buhari tells his escorts, others

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has directed his security team to ensure they obey traffic rules, noting nobody is above the law. READ MORE…

Impeachment: Police bar Niger lawmakers from sitting

Police officers in the state locked some of the lawmakers in the House of Assembly complex while yet others were kept from gaining entry. READ MORE…

Soyinka denies anti-Igbo comment, Harvard to post lecture video online

Wole Soyinka also said that anyone who believes that he made the anti-Igbo statements is a moron. READ MORE…

PDP is in a coma – Mark

The Senate leader says PDP is on the path of destruction if it does not resolve the ongoing internal crisis soon enough. READ MORE…

Sambisa: Four soldiers injured, 25 women, children rescued

The captives were released on Wednesday, May, 6, 2015, army spokesperson Colonel Sani Usman said. READ MORE…

FG records N1.3tn revenue shortfall in three months

The persistent drop in oil prices and low receipts from non-oil sources may have led to a N1.31tn shortfall in revenue accruable to the federation in the first three months of this year, investigations have revealed.

My brother stole 21 phones in one month – Adebayor

The striker whose frosty relationship with his mum has been documented took to his Facebook account to open up about the controversies in his family. READ MORE…

Minister cautions against reversal of power sector privatization

The Federal Government on Wednesday advised the incoming Muhammadu Buhari administration against   reversing the privatisation of the power sector.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

PDP in coma – Mark

Mark said this while receiving the PDP Post-election assessment committee led by the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu on Wednesday, May 6. READ MORE…

We won’t fail Nigerians – Buhari

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that he will not betray or disappoint them. READ MORE…

Talk less, plan more, Presidency tells APC

The Presidency has reacted to President Goodluck Jonathan’s last-minute appointments and the claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the President is running the economy aground ahead of the May 29 hand-over date. READ MORE…

Anger as fuel scarcity defies solution

The petrol shortage is said to have begun again due to the refusal of independent oil marketers to load fuel. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

At FEC, ministers fail Jonathan’s fifth anniversary aptitude test

Jonathan became President on May 6th 2010 after the death of former President Umaru Yar’Adua. READ MORE…

Indigenous firms lament suspension of IOC’s $150 billion projects

Nigeria’s oil and gas producers are scaling back capital spending plans for 2015, due to the uncertainty in the prices of crude oil over the past six months.

PDP heading for self-destruction, Mark warns

The Senate leader says PDP is on the path of destruction if it does not resolve the ongoing internal crisis soon enough. READ MORE…

Senate passes violence prohibition bill

The Senate yesterday passed into law the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill, an effort the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided at plenary, described as “an achievement,” because it would protect citizens from abuse.

Britain holds unpredictable elections today

Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and Ed Miliband's opposition Labour Party have been neck and neck in opinion polls for months, indicating neither will win enough seats for an outright majority in the 650-seat parliament.

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BUSINESS DAY

Funding, pricing seen as hurdles to gas development

Oil and Gas operators have said that the nation’s gas development would remain stunted for as long as issues of right pricing, funding and inadequate gas supply infrastructure were not addressed holistically.

Education sector crisis defies N4trn govt spending since 1999

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy is experiencing an education sector crisis that is as old as its democracy.

Foreign developers shift focus to commercial properties on back of market realities

A combination of increasing demand and the limited supply of modern retail and grade A office space is compelling real estate developers to shift their focus to the commercial segment of the property market.

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