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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, September 29, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Senate gets Buhari’s list of ministers today

It is certain that the list of ministers is ready, and President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the prized document should be submitted immediately to the Senate, which resumes from its six-week break, today. READ MORE…

Abductors freed me after ransom was paid

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae has revealed that a ransom was paid for his release contrary to police reports denying such payment. READ MORE…

You provide safe haven for stolen funds, Buhari tells world leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in New York, United States of America, told the international community that the readiness of developed countries to provide safe havens for stolen funds encourages corruption. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Ransom was paid to my kidnappers – Falae

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae has revealed that a ransom was paid for his release contrary to police reports denying such payment. READ MORE…

APC orders fresh primary in Bayelsa

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun, yesterday said the process for the rescheduled Bayelsa State governorship primary will begin today after the cancellation of last Tuesday’s exercise over security concerns. READ MORE…

Police inspector to die for murdering graduate

A Rivers State High Court has sentenced one Inspector Samuel Timothy of the Nigeria Police to death by hanging for shooting and killing a sachet water dealer, Onyekachi Nwasouba.

Ebonyi commissioners to lose October salaries for lateness

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday ordered that 16 top government functionaries in the state should forfeit their September and October salaries and overheads for coming late to a state event.

Ensure stolen funds’ return, Buhari urges world leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in New York, United States of America, told the international community that the readiness of developed countries to provide safe havens for stolen funds encourages corruption. READ MORE…

Saudi stampede: President orders headcount of Nigerian pilgrims

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the National Hajj Commission and the Nigerian Embassy in Saudi Arabia to urgently account for all Nigerian pilgrims in the holy land. READ MORE…

Rivers Tribunal: Nigerian Army lied says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday in Abuja informed the Justice Ambrosa Suleiman-led Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal that the Nigerian Army lied when it submitted that there was no election in Rivers State.

Blogger arrested for writing story against Amosun’s wife

The Ogun state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi in an interview, confirmed the arrest of a blogger, Emmanuel Ojo, who allegedly defamed the Wife of the Ogun State Governor. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

ACF wants sponsors of Boko Haram exposed

Insisting that the powerful sponsors of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria should not be spared, Arewa leaders yesterday asked the military authorities to expose the prominent northerners and politicians who have links with the terror group in the north east and treat them as criminals.

Buhari urges world leaders to dismantle safe havens for proceeds of corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in New York, United States of America, told the international community that the readiness of developed countries to provide safe havens for stolen funds encourages corruption. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

SWF to get $1bn fresh capital in new FG plan

The Federal Government is proposing to raise Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) to $4.5 billion by 2018, erasing earlier fears that the Fund may not receive additional capital, at least in the near term, due to low oil prices.

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