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For today, Tuesday, December 29, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

FG, World Bank disagree over budget target

Contrary to the projections of the World Bank that pegged the Gross Domestic Product growth rate at 3.7 per cent, the Federal Government economic agenda as contained in the 2016 budget breakdown insisted on GDP growth rate of 4.37 per cent thus making it ambitious.

80 killed, 90 injured as Boko Haram attacks Borno, Adamawa

The Borno Police Command on Monday confirmed the death of scores of people after a suspected bomb blast near a mosque in Silimanti on the outskirt of Maiduguri. READ MORE…

Ketu Hotel Killings: Septuagenarian mum goes on hunger strike

Indication emerged, yesterday, that the devastated mother of the deceased twin brothers, who were shot to death alongside their friend, weekend, by a drunken mobile policeman, in front of Paulson Hotel in Ketu area of Lagos has refused to eat since the incident. READ MORE…

NNPC intensifies efforts to end fuel crisis

An official statement released by the oil industry regulator, said that normalcy has returned in some states of the federation like Abuja, Kano and Lagos. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Bloodbath in Borno, Adamawa states

No fewer than 60 residents of Maiduguri were killed between Sunday and Monday after the terror sect, Boko Haram, unleashed female suicide bombers on the Borno State capital. In twin explosions in Adamawa State, two female teenage suicide bombers attacked a market and a motor park in another busy market, where they killed over 30 persons with their bombs in Madagali. READ MORE…

Radio Biafra transmitters installed on MTN masts – FG

The Federal Government has said the transmitters for Radio Biafra, which has been accused of spreading secessionist agenda and campaigning for the carving out of a Biafra Republic from Nigeria, were found to be installed on MTN masts in Enugu and Anambra states.

Ex-minister Moro in fresh NIS scandal

A former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, may have short-changed the Federal Government in an e-Pass biometric project involving a private firm, Continental Transfer Technique Limited and the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Ribadu visits Akande, may defect to APC

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, on Sunday held a private meeting with a former Interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

How banks, currency hawkers collude to weaken the naira

Investigations reveal that there is an estimated one million street hawkers of foreign currencies, who constitute what is popularly known as ‘black market’ and are enriching themselves with the illegal business which they operate with the foreign currencies, the sources of which are unverifiable.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Scores killed in suicide attacks on park, mosque

The Borno Police Command on Monday confirmed the death of scores of people after a suspected bomb blast near a mosque in Silimanti on the outskirt of Maiduguri. READ MORE…

US to buy Nigeria’s crude, says Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu has raised Nigerians’ hope about the dwindling oil revenue, with the news that the United States will now buy some crude from Nigeria.

Buhari, Jonathan, Elumelu among 100 most influential

President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan top the list of ‘100 most influential Africans of 2015’ by New African magazine. READ MORE…

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