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For today, December 13 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Vervelde becomes Forte Oil non-executive director

Forte oil plc has announced the appointment of. Nicolaas Vervelde as an independent non-executive director of the company.

Senate cuts down President’s control of Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria’s Senate is stepping up efforts at saving democracy from executive abuse. It plans to amend the Constitution to decentralise the police force, whittle down the powers of the President over commissioners of police by giving state governors the power of the ‘last command.’

Wike, others foil alleged plot to stop declaration of results

Governor Nyesom Wike and hundreds of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members yesterday resisted alleged attempt by security agencies to prevent the declaration of George Sekibo as the winner of the Rivers East senatorial election.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Budget 2017 gets boost as oil price hits $58

Nigeria’s hope of returning to economic recovery brightened, yesterday, as crude oil price hits an 18-month high of $58 per barrel.

Death in NYSC Camp: My daughter nursed no ailment – Father of deceased

Mr. Olawale Oladepo, a retired Sanitary Inspector and the father of late Ifedolapo Oladepo, a youth corps member, who died in Kano while undergoing orientation at the National Youth Service Camp, NYSC camp, insisted that the untimely death of his daughter was allegedly caused by negligence of the NYSC.

Rivers rerun: PDP, APC dispute polls result

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, released more results of the three senatorial, eight House of Representatives and 10 state House of Assembly re-run elections held in Rivers State.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Rivers: PDP wins two seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the rerun election in Rivers East Senatorial District and Rivers West.

Buhari, Mahama, others for Gambia to tell Jammeh: go

President Muhammadu Buhari is visiting The Gambia today.

12-man EFCC, NEITI panel to find NNPC’s missing $12.9b

Investigators are battling to locate a $12.9 billion payment to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Police begin manhunt for killers, who beheaded DSP, orderly

The Rivers State Police Command said on Monday it had begun a manhunt for the killers of a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Alkali Mohammed, and his orderly, both of the Mobile Police, Unit 48.

We contested against Army, INEC, FG, APC in Rivers rerun – PDP

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Peoples Democratic Party has declared Saturday’s rerun elections in Rivers State as a rape of democracy.

Troops may leave N’East in 2017, says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday said troops fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East would be returned to the barracks in 2017, when the fight would have been over.