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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, October 15, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Fashola, Kachikwu steal show at Senate screening

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed 18 of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 36 ministerial nominees as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. READ MORE…

FESTAC robbery: My late wife, baby’ll make heaven – Widower

Mr Peter Ndirika, 42, husband of the woman killed alongside her one year,  two months old baby by bullets from rampaging robbers that attacked two banks at 4th Avenue, Festac Town, Lagos, on Tuesday, said yesterday that his late wife and baby would make heaven.

Boko Haram insurgency’ll end by December

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his conviction that the terror group, Boko Haram would be a thing of the past by the end of this year. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Senate defers screening of Amaechi, Shittu

The Senate has postponed the ministerial screening of former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi to Tuesday, October 20, 2015. READ MORE…

I derive pleasure from insults – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said yesterday that it was a form of pleasure to him when he was being insulted as a sitting president by his critics or perceived political opponents.

Reps to probe power assets sale by Jonathan

The House of Representatives Tuesday resolved to probe the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan on the sale of power assets. READ MORE…

Obama deploys 300 troops against Boko Haram

US President Barack Obama will deploy up to 300 military personnel to Cameroon for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations against militant Boko Haram insurgents, he informed Congress on Wednesday. READ MORE…

Why Buhari dropped ex-Niger deputy gov, Ibeto

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the name of Ahmed Musa Ibeto from his list of ministerial nominees. READ MORE…

N3tn lost yearly to non-passage of PIB

Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday said Nigeria was losing 15 billion dollars (about N2.95 trillion) annually due to non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). READ MORE…

FG to ban rice importation in two years

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it has plans to stop the importation of rice in the next two years. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Nigeria must decide on state police, subsidy

As the Senate yesterday continued the screening of the ministerial nominees submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, two of the 18 candidates, screened and confirmed, immediate past governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola and Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu (Delta) may have emerged ‘the stars to watch.’ READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

18 ministerial nominees cleared, Amaechi’s screening deferred

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed 18 of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 36 ministerial nominees as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. READ MORE…

In a game changer, Buhari gives NNPC approval to corporatize JV assets

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken his first major step towards overhauling the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

Boko Haram: Obama sends 300 US troops, drones to Cameroun

US President Barack Obama will deploy up to 300 military personnel to Cameroon for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations against militant Boko Haram insurgents, he informed Congress on Wednesday. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Fashola, Kachikwu, Adeosun signpost Buharinomics at Senate

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed 18 of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 36 ministerial nominees as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. READ MORE…

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