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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, Wednesday, December 23, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Budget 2016 will revive economy, says Buhari

President Buhari, who noted that the present administration projected a revenue target of N3.86 trillion for 2016 and recurrent expenditure of N2.43 trillion, said that the Federal Government also proposed to spend N1.66 trillion on foreign and domestic debt servicing. READ MORE…

FG, states, LGs share N370bn

The three tiers of government, yesterday, shared N 369.88 billion as revenue that accrued into the Federation Account and proceeds from the Value Added Tax, VAT, in the month of November.

Govs have no right to reduce minimum wage

The Federal Government said, yesterday, that the governors have no legitimate right to reduce the national minimum wage from the present N18, 000 because it was a product of agreement. READ MORE...

FG declares Thursday, Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 24, 25 and 28 public holidays to mark Eid el-Maulud, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, respectively. READ MORE…

Biafra: FG slams fresh 6-count charge against Kanu, 2 others

The Federal Government has filled a fresh six-count charge of treason and managing the affairs of ‘an unlawful society,’ against the embattled leader of  Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

FG budgets N6.08tn for 2016, to borrow N1.84tn

President Buhari, who noted that the present administration projected a revenue target of N3.86 trillion for 2016 and recurrent expenditure of N2.43 trillion, said that the Federal Government also proposed to spend N1.66 trillion on foreign and domestic debt servicing. READ MORE…

Zaria killings: Reps grill Buratai behind closed doors, summon Arase

The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence met behind closed doors with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday over the recent clash between soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Concerns as Buhari unveils first-ever non-oil budget

Buhari made the presentation of the N6.08 trillion budget proposal on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at a ceremony which was moderated by Senate President, Bukola Saraki. READ MORE…

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

500,000 teaching jobs on the way in N6.08tr budget

President Muhammadu Buhari made the presentation of the N6.08 trillion budget proposal on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at a ceremony which was moderated by Senate President, Bukola Saraki. READ MORE…

Reps grill Buratai over soldiers’, Shiites’ clash

The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence met behind closed doors with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday over the recent clash between soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Zaria. READ MORE…

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