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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 29, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Amaechi: APC, PDP senators in showdown

The PDP Senators are said to have threatened to withdraw their support for Senate President, Bukola Saraki if he goes ahead to confirm Amaechi. READ MORE...

Stanbic IBTC shareholders fault FRC

The Management of Stanbic IBTC bank on Monday faulted the decision of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) to suspend its Chairman, Atedo Peterside, and other senior officials over accounting irregularities in the bank’s 2013 and 2014 financial statements.

Emir Sanusi strips Bayero’s son of Ciroma title

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, has stripped Alhaji Sanusi Ado-Bayero, the eldest son of his predecessor of his Ciroma of Kano title. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Buhari: Trial of looters will continue for many years

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that the recovery of stolen funds and prosecution of persons who had been indicted for corrupt practices will be vigorously pursued. READ MORE…

Soldiers rescue 388, kill 30 Boko Haram insurgents

The troops of the Nigerian Army have rescued 338 captives of the Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, also said on Wednesday that the troops also killed 30 members of the violent sect during the operation. READ MORE…

Sanusi strips Ado Bayero’s son of title

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, has stripped Alhaji Sanusi Ado-Bayero, the eldest son of his predecessor of his Ciroma of Kano title. READ MORE…

Bailout: Banks release N311bn to 24 states

Deposit Money Banks have so far released N311.41bn to 24 states of the federation out of the N338bn bailout fund approved by President Muhammadu Buhari a few months ago, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said.

Installation rites begin as Ooni-elect arrives in Ife

The Ooni of Ife-elect, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday arrived in Ile-Ife amidst cheers from thousands of residents of the ancient town, who trooped out to welcome him. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Ife agog as Ooni-elect Ogunwusi arrives

The Ooni of Ife-elect, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday arrived in Ile-Ife amidst cheers from thousands of residents of the ancient town, who trooped out to welcome him. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Senate ends screening, to confirm Amaechi, other nominees today

The Nigerian Senate is set to conclude the ministerial appointment process today, October 29, 2015, by confirming the 18 remaining nominees. READ MORE…

Ife stands still as Ooni-designate arrives in company of Obasanjo

The Ooni of Ife-elect, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Wednesday arrived in Ile-Ife amidst cheers from thousands of residents of the ancient town, who trooped out to welcome him. READ MORE…

Sanusi: Why terrorism may be difficult to wipe out

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, on Wednesday said that it will be pretty difficult to totally stamp out terrorism in the country where poverty, ignorance, lack of education, corruption and injustice which fuel terrorism are pervasive.

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BUSINESS DAY

MPC sees fiscal, monetary policy coordination boosting growth

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on October 27 released Communiqué’ No., 103 of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of Monday and Tuesday, September 21 and 22, 2015, with a number of the members expressing the urgency for fiscal and monetary policy co-ordination to boost growth.

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