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For today,Tuesday, May 5, 2015:

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

PDP NWC blames campaign team for Jonathan’s defeat

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the hate campaign launched by the party against President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari was one of the reasons why President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28 election. READ MORE…

Court orders extradition of ex-Mint boss to UK

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered the extradition of a former Managing Director of Nigerian Security, Minting and Printing Company, Mr. Ehidiamhem Okoyomon, to the United Kingdom to face criminal charges.

President holds private meetings with Adeboye, Oyedepo

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday met separately with two leading pastors in the country based in Ogun State.

Chime faces impeachment three weeks to tenure end

Members of the Enugu State House of Assembly have served an impeachment notice on Governor Sullivan Chime, according to reports. READ MORE…

100 killed in Plateau, Taraba

No fewer than 100 people, including a pastor and three soldiers, were killed at the weekend and Monday in Plateau and Taraba states.

FG, marketers resolve fuel subsidy row

The Federal Government on Monday met with the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria with an assurance that the fuel scarcity, being experienced in some parts of the country, would be over within the next few days.

Ekiti Crisis: Fayose fires permanent secretary

A Permanent Secretary in the Ekiti State Civil Service, Mr. Tunde Alokan, has been sacked by Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Airlines cancel more flights over aviation fuel scarcity

Many domestic flights to different destinations across the country were cancelled during the weekend as a result of the scarcity of aviation fuel.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

We’re not responsible for your loss, PDP tells GEJ

The statement was made by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh on Monday, May 4, 2015, during a news conference in Abuja. READ MORE…

Enugu lawmakers serve Gov Chime impeachment notice

The notice was served on Monday, May 4, 2015, by a faction of the lawmakers, led by Speaker, Eugene Odoh. READ MORE…

FG, marketers fail to agree on oil subsidy debt

Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala refuted the claims by the marketers that the government was owing them N200 billion. READ MORE…

Buhari’s cabinet: APC govs submit ministerial list

President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has started putting together his cabinet.

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

100 feared killed in Taraba, Plateau

Seventy of the deaths were recorded in Karim Lamido and Takum local government areas of Taraba State and 30 in two villages at the Barkin Ladi LGA   of Plateau State.

NWC not responsible for PDP’s failure, says Metuh

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the hate campaign launched by the party against President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari was one of the reasons why President Goodluck Jonathan lost the March 28 election. READ MORE…

Marketers promise to end fuel scarcity

The Major Oil Markers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has assured the public of adequate supply of the Premium Motor Spirit to reduce queues witnessed in fuel stations in the country.

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BUSINESS DAY

Dangote Refinery financing takes 9% of banks FX loans

Nigerian lenders are in the forefront of providing financing for a major industrial project; the Dangote Greenfield Refinery and Fertilizer Complex on the outskirts of Lagos, with the single project accounting for 9 percent of the Tier – One banks FX loan book or $1.45 billion.

Transaction fees yield N1.6bn into FMDQ OTC treasury

Debt capital market dealers on the platform of FMDQ plc boosted the Over-the-Counter (OTC) exchange revenue by about N1.6 billion paid as transaction fees last year, for using the OTC platform.

Oil and gas players want Buhari govt to be decisive on PIB

Oil and  gas  industry stakeholders have asked the incoming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari  to be bold and  decisive on the matter of the protracted Petroleum Industry Bill in his first month in office.

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