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For today, Tuesday, March 21, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Government gives fresh conditions for release of Paris club funds

The Federal Ministry of Finance yesterday listed fresh conditions for the release of the Paris Club debt refund to states. It said that it was doubtful if most governors fulfilled earlier conditions as salaries and pensions were still being owed in many states.

Police arraign Apostle Suleiman’s alleged ex-lover, Stephanie Otobo, for intent to steal, blackmail

The police yesterday arraigned Stephanie Otobo, 23, who claimed to have had an affair with Apostle Johnson Suleiman, before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, over alleged intent to steal, and blackmail.

AMCON sells Keystone Bank to Sigma Golf, Riverbank investment

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has sold Keystone Bank Limited, the last of the three nationalised banks to Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited. It hinted that the new owners were a consortium of local investors.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

$6.9bn refund: Paris Club loan records missing

The federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to the Paris Club refund for states.

Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun, in a statement yesterday, said “independent monitoring of compliance with the terms and conditions of funds released” would be “conducted in due course.”

Tinubu: I didn’t reject title from Olubadan

All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, did not reject a chieftaincy title from Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Adetunji, his Media Office said yesterday.

Consortium acquires Keystone

The Sigma Golf – Riverbank consortium was yesterday declared the new owners of Keystone Bank Limited.

Sigma Golf – Riverbank consortium is made up of Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources, both entities set up by local investors.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

OPL 245: Abacha, firm ask court to declare them owners of Malabu Oil

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has sold Keystone Bank Limited, the last of the three nationalised banks to Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited. It hinted that the new owners were a consortium of local investors.

Naira appreciates to N435/$, as CBN injects $180m

The improving fortunes of the naira in the parallel market continued, Monday, as it appreciated to N435 per dollar due to declining demand for dollars.

My son’ll be rescued alive, says mother of doctor who jumped into lagoon

Rescue workers, comprising officials of Marine Police, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA and local divers, yesterday, combed the lagoon section at the Third Mainland Bridge in search of the medical doctor, Allwell Orji, who jumped into the lagoon on Sunday.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Dino Melaye in first degree scandal

The senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye’s first degree in Geography from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna, has become a subject of controversy.

Paris Club refund: NLC, TUC, Umar disagree on disbursement of fresh N500bn

 The two main labour movements in the country, the Trade Union Congress and the Nigeria Labour Congress  on Monday,  differed on the disbursement of fresh N500bn Paris Club loan refund to state governments

Ile-Ife Riot: Afeninfere kicks as Police parade 20 suspects in Abuja

 The two main labour movements in the country, the Trade Union Congress and the Nigeria Labour Congress  on Monday,  differed on the disbursement of fresh N500bn Paris Club loan refund to state governments

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