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For today, February 7 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Nigerians defy police, hold anti-government rallies

Nigerians yesterday braved the odds to stage an anti-government protest that resonated across major cities of the country. They agitated for better living conditions for the citizens.

Uncertainty over Buhari’s health takes toll on investments, naira

The uncertainty surrounding the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari is beginning to affect fiscal performance and put pressure on investors to make key decisions.

South South teachers protest today over alleged attack by DSS

All teachers in Federal Government colleges in the South South zone will today protest against an alleged attack on their colleagues in Calabar by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Anti, pro-govt rallies in Abuja, Lagos, Benin, London, Ibadan

IN SPITE of initial threats by the Police, many Nigerians protested the harsh economic conditions in the country, yesterday, with marches in  Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Benin, Ijebu-Ode and London, saying ‘’enough is enough.”


Ambode vows remove yellow buses (danfo) from Lagos roads

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday insisted plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city.

Salaries, pensions: NLC, TUC to launch mass action against defaulting states

Abuja – The organised labour says it has concluded plans to commence a series of mass actions against those states that are owing workers’ salaries, pensions and gratuities in the country.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Osinbajo: no cause for alarm on Buhari’s health

Fears over the President’s health were dismissed yesterday.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo told Nigerians: there is no cause for alarm.

Lagos -Ibadan, Ilorin-Kano rail lines to cost govt $7.6b

THE Federal Government plans to spend $6.1 billion on the construction of Ibadan-Ilorin-Minna-Kano standard gauge lines of the Nigerian Railway Corporation.

IG orders closure of Ondo Assembly

Acting Ondo State House of Assembly Speaker Malachi Coker yesterday said the police have sealed the Assembly.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Anti-FG protests rock Lagos, Abuja, major cities

Despite the cancellation of anti-government protests planned by a popular musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2face, hundreds of Nigerians, on Monday, trooped out to protest the harsh economic situation in the country.

I can’t disclose Buhari’s health status – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said only President Muhammadu Buhari would  disclose his health status to Nigerians at the appropriate time.

Reps summon Emefiele over $1bn forex sales by IOCs

An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Monday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, to explain how International Oil Companies got involved in the sale of foreign exchange to importers and marketers of petroleum products in 2016.

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