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For today, Tuesday, December 22, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Blame Jonathan’s government for fuel scarcity – FG

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has blamed the lingering fuel scarcity in the country on the Goodluck Jonathan administration, saying it failed to make provision for fuel subsidy as far back as August 2014. READ MORE…

Buhari fires NDDC board, names Semenitari acting MD

President Muhamadu Buhari has dissolved the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission and fired the Managing Director of the commission, Bassey Dan-Abia. Buhari named the immediate past commissioner of Information in Rivers State, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, as the Acting Managing Director of the commission.

N13.6bn Arms Probe: Dasuki, Bafarawa, others get bail

Dasuki and his co-accused, former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda; a former director of finance at the office of the NSA, Shuaibu Salisu; a former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa and his son, Sagir, will also be expected to submit their passports to the court registrar. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

FG targets N350bn looted funds recovery in 2016

The Federal Government is planning to recover a total sum of N350.33bn from funds said to have been misappropriated in the public sector as part of its revenue drive in the 2016 fiscal year.

Jonathan’s officials introduced corruption to arms purchase – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday regretted that the procurement of equipment for the nation’s Armed Forces, which hitherto had followed due process under successive governments, got stuck in the murky water of corruption under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. READ MORE…

NERC raises electricity tariffs by over 45%

Nigerians will soon be expected to pay more for electricity as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved an increase in tariffs in the country. READ MORE…

Dominica suspends relationship with Diezani over UK probe

A Caribbean country, Dominica, has suspended all relations with Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, following investigations into her finances in the United Kingdom in October, in connection with alleged money laundering. READ MORE…

Fuel scarcity: Nigerians paying for Jonathan’s sins, says FG

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has blamed the lingering fuel scarcity in the country on the Goodluck Jonathan administration, saying it failed to make provision for fuel subsidy as far back as August 2014. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Government ignores House of Reps, raises electricity tariffs

Nigerians will soon be expected to pay more for electricity as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved an increase in tariffs in the country. READ MORE…

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Buhari: We’ll stop military weapons purchase fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday spoke of his administration’s plan to sanitise defence purchase procedure, which went crazy in the Goodluck Jonathan administration. READ MORE…

Aero explains why passengers disembarked by ladder

The management of Aero Contractors has explained why some passengers in Bauchi State were forced to come down from one of its planes using a ladder instead of the usual equipment. READ MORE...

Faleke files petition at Kogi Election Tribunal

The embattled Kogi state Deputy Governor elect, James Faleke has challenged the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold supplementary elections in the state after the death of Late Prince Abubakar Audu. READ MORE...

Pay-as-you-use electricity tariff takes off

Nigerians will soon be expected to pay more for electricity as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved an increase in tariffs in the country. READ MORE…

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