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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, Tuesday, July 21, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Buhari to Obama: Help recover looted $150bn

Buhari also urged Nigerians to exercise patience with him as his administration sets the groundwork for the change the country so desperately needs. READ MORE…

Car bomb: 3 Policemen, 5 others die at checkpoint

The explosion occurred at about 1:30pm on Monday, July 20, 2015, when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at a military checkpoint. READ MORE…

CJN denies having secret meetings with Wike

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, yesterday, refuted reports that he had hosted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State twice in his chamber at the Supreme Court.

Reps leadership crisis: Gbajabiamila tells Oyegun to ignore Dogara

The Gbajabiamila camp known as the Loyalists Group specifically told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odegie-Oyegun to ignore the Speaker’s reply to the directives of the APC leadership where he (the Speaker) claimed that the House has the tradition of respecting the spirit of federal character in the distribution of principal officers’ positions.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Wike visited me twice but never met me – CJN

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, on Monday confirmed the visits to his office at the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State twice this month. But the CJN, who spoke through his media aide, Ahuraka Isah, said he was not around to receive or have an audience with the governor on both occasions.

Obama okays Buhari’s agenda for fighting B’Haram

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday offered strong support for Nigeria's new president, Muhammadu Buhari, saying he had a "clear agenda" for defeating the militant Islamist group Boko Haram and was working to root out corruption. READ MORE…

DSS invasion of my house unlawful – ex-Sultan Dasuki

Angered over the Department of State Services' (DSS) search of his house in his absence, the 18th Sultan of Sokoto-Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki said he was outraged when he heard the news. READ MORE…

EFCC set to probe Jonathan’s ministers, aides

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded plans to commence the probe of the former President Goodluck Jonathan with investigations into the financial transactions of his ministers and aides.

Why I won’t form cabinet until September

President Muhammadu Buhari also said that the process cannot be rushed despite criticisms on the pace of his administration. READ MORE…

Eight killed in bomb explosion at police checkpoint

The explosion occurred at about 1:30pm on Monday, July 20, 2015, when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at a military checkpoint. READ MORE…

Chicken, turkey scarcity hits market, prices soar by 29%

A week after the Nigeria Customs Service launched the ‘Operation Hawk Descend’, a special operation against the smuggling of frozen poultry into the country, the prices of foreign poultry have risen by 28.5 per cent, while those of locally reared birds have increased by about 25 per cent.

New army chief warns troops against cowardice

Nigeria’s new Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has said that the military under his command will make Boko Haram beg for peace. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

What Presidents Obama, Buhari discussed in US

Obama told reporters in the Oval Office that Buhari has integrity and "a very clear agenda in defeating Boko Haram extremists of all sorts inside his country." READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Buhari seeks Obama’s help to recover $150bn Nigerian loot

Buhari also urged Nigerians to exercise patience with him as his administration sets the groundwork for the change the country so desperately needs. READ MORE…

EFCC probes marketers, PEF officials over fraudulent claims on bridging funds

As the country continues to grapple with inadequate availability of petrol at most retail outlets across the country, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced the investigation of some major and independent marketers of petroleum products who submitted claims for bridging funds for fuel that was not delivered to the filling stations.

Gbajabiamila group writes Oyegun, rejects Dogara’s proposal

The crisis rocking the House of Representatives' caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) may continue unabated, as one of the warring parties in the lingering conflict, the APC Loyalists’ Group, has insisted that it is either Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila gets the House leadership post or there will be no deal.

APC, PDP set to clash over choice of Fayose as NGF Deputy Chair

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have given an indication that they will oppose the nomination of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State as Deputy Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF).

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BUSINESS DAY

US-Iran deal: Nigeria could lose N333bn by year end

Nigeria could lose about N333billion in crude oil revenues by year end, following the nuclear deal reached with Iran by world powers on Tuesday July 14, 2015.

NERC, BPE, validate rights of Geometric over Aba Disco

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the Bureau of Public Enterprises  (BPE) have both validated the rights of `Geometric Power Aba Limited, to generate, transmit and distribute power to and within the Aba and Ariaria districts in Abia State.

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