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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, October 20, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Screening: Anxiety grips senators, nominees

As the Senate resumes its screening of ministerial nominees today, anxiety has gripped the senators and nominees. READ MORE…

LUTH consultant’s death: Police arrest widower

Dr Femi Thomas, widower of late Consultant Paediatrician at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Dr. Hestianna Thomas, was yesterday transferred to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, SCIID, Yaba, over alleged involvement in his wife’s death.

Crude: Nigeria reaches out to Asian refiners

The Federal Government has said it will become more aggressive with its crude marketing by wooing Asian refiners, especially in India and China, to take up more volumes of Nigeria’s crude through long term contracts.

Appeal court adjourns Saraki’s suit against FG

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, granted an indefinite adjournment in the suit filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to stop the Federal Government from opening its case against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Confusion over Saraki’s trial on Wednesday

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, granted an indefinite adjournment in the suit filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to stop the Federal Government from opening its case against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. READ MORE…

N33.8bn gas debt: Nigeria gives Ghana Feb. ultimatum

Nigerian gas company, N-Gas, the main supplier of gas to Ghana’s Volta River Authority through the West African Gas Pipeline, has given the VRA up to the end of February 2016 to clear its outstanding debt of $171.5m (N33.79bn). READ MORE…

Ooni: Ife kingmakers may start fresh selection process

The selection process of the new Ooni of Ife may have been stalled following the intervention of prominent Ife indigenes urging the kingmakers to ensure that a credible candidate is picked to fill the vacant stool. READ MORE…

Faeces litter Lagos general hospital premises

Human wastes have taken over the premises of the Gbagada General Hospital, Gbagada, Lagos State. A large number of people at the facility told PUNCH Metro that the development posed health risks to residents of the area, patients and visitors.

Ministerial screening: APC senators meet over Amaechi

As the Senate resumes its screening of ministerial nominees today, anxiety has gripped the senators and nominees. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

APC faults PDP’s claim on anti-corruption war

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the latter’s accusation that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s anti-graft campaign is selective. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

APC Senators resolve to back Amaechi during screening

As the Senate resumes its screening of ministerial nominees today, anxiety has gripped the senators and nominees. READ MORE…

Restructured MNJTF commences operations against Boko Haram

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has stated that the newly restructured Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has commenced operations against Boko Haram terrorists within their contiguous boundaries.

PDP complaints can’t stop arrests, says APC

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the latter’s accusation that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s anti-graft campaign is selective. READ MORE…

INEC may postpone Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The absence of national commissioners may force the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to alter the timetable for the conduct of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

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BUSINESS DAY

Nigeria stock rout claims IPOs as issuers seek best value

Issuers prospecting Initial Public Offerings (IPO) in Nigerian stock market are faced with difficulty of valuing their shares to attract buyers, as they move to test the waters of a downbeat market.

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