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For today, Wednesday, April 5, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN

Dollar glut hits market

There is no agreement among stakeholders on whether the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has succeeded in one of its foreign exchange (forex) transaction objectives, which is to ease access to the dollar.

Reps probe alleged N200 bn Pension fraud

The House of Representatives yesterday set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate activities of the Presidential Task Force on Pensions Reforms from 2010 to the time it was disbanded in February, 2013.

Meningitis death toll now 336 as cases hits 2997

The death figure in the Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) epidemic has risen from 328 to 336 as at yesterday even as the number of cases also increased from 2,524 persons to 2,997.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Sagay to Senate: Withdraw resolution summoning me

Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman Prof Itse Sagay (SAN) has asked the Senate to withdraw the resolution summoning him over his comments.

Govt distrubutes 500,000 doses of Meningitis vaccine

THE Federal Government has announced that 500,000 doses of Meningitis C vaccines have been distributed to some of the states affected by the outbreak for vaccination

NEITI urges govt to recover $22b, N316bn from NNPC

A report on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and its subsidiaries has shown that $22 billion is yet to be remitted to the treasury by the oil giant.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

God sent Type C Meningitis to punish Nigerians for their sins — Gov. Yari

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has written to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over plans by the Senate to invite him.

Reps to Adeosun: Release N15bn to Amnesty programme now

APPARENTLY disturbed by the fragile peace in the Niger Delta region, the House of Representatives, yesterday, directed the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, to release the sum of N15 billion to the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, as provided for in the 2016 budget.

Alleged N1.7bn fraud: Why Court struck out charge against Orubebe

An Abuja High Court sitting at Apo, yesterday, struck out the six-count charge the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, preferred against former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, over alleged N1.97 billion contract fraud.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

FG should drop Saraki’s CCT case, APC senators tell party

The All Progressives Congress caucus at the Senate on Tuesday expressed its grievances against the executive at a meeting with the party’s National Working Committee. The All Progressives Congress caucus at the Senate on Tuesday expressed its grievances against the executive at a meeting with the party’s National Working Committee.

Developer defrauds couple, 11 others from Kirikiri Prison

The expectation of a new Lagos couple to have a roof over their head after their wedding has been shattered by some alleged Lagos fraudsters, led by an inmate at the Kirikiri prison, Alhaji Lukman Adewale.

Sagay threatens to sue Senate over proposed summons

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has written to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over plans by the Senate to invite him.

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