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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, November 3, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Tension, as Saraki names committee heads, deputies

Ahead of the unveiling of names of chairmen and vice-chairmen of standing committees by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, tension has gripped the lawmakers over who heads the juicy committees.

N2bn pension scam: EFCC declares Maina wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, declared Mr. Abdulrsheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, wanted. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Banks block five million customers’ accounts

At least five million bank accounts were deactivated by Deposit Money Banks operating in the country on Saturday night following the October 31, 2015 deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria for bank customers to register and obtain their Bank Verification Numbers, findings by our correspondents showed on Monday. READ MORE…

Goje forged document to get N5bn loan – Witness

A witness has reportedly told a Federal High Court in Gombe how Senator Danjuma Goje forged a resolution of the Gombe State House of Assembly when he was a governor of the state, to collect a N5bn bank loan.

FG queries Lagos CP over journalist’s torture

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, has queried the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, over the torture of Lagos-based journalist, Mr. Femi Owolabi, and others.

INEC clears 42 candidates for Kogi, Bayelsa gov polls

The governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states scheduled for 21st November and 5th December, 2015 will be keenly contested by a total of 42 candidates jostling for the two governorship seats.

Buhari, Jonathan in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday met behind closed-doors inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Politicians, others evade BVN

For fear of being identified as owners of huge deposits in banks, amid acclaimed success in the Bank Verification Number (BVN), some politically exposed persons and top officers in the public service seem to have evaded the scheme.

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BUSINESS DAY

Discontent brews in business circles over MTN’s outsized fine

Nigeria’s already beleaguered business and finance leaders caught up in one of the world’s most unfriendly business environments, according to the World Bank annual ranking, are waking up to a new, vicious threat to their operations – regulators some say are running amok. READ MORE…

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