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For today, Wednesday, December 30, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Petrol to sell for N86 per litre from January, 2016 – FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, stated that effective January 1, 2016, Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, would be sold at N86 per litre by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Retail stations, while other oil marketers would sell at N86.50 per litre. READ MORE…

How we’ll fund N5,000 welfare scheme – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government, yesterday, explained how it would fund the N5,000 monthly welfare payment to vulnerable Nigerians just as it reaffirmed that the Boko Haram insurgency had been technically suppressed.

FG to spend N4.1bn on cars in 2016

Further details emerging from the recently presented 2016 budget have shown that the executive arm of the government would spend the lion share of N5.87 trillion, or about 96.5 per cent of the total N6.1 trillion about N205 billion or 3.5 per cent to the other arms of government, with the Legislature and the Judiciary, spending N115 billion and N90 billion respectively.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

2016: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N2.2bn on food, travels, others

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are to spend N2.2bn on travels and transport, foodstuffs and catering materials, refreshment and meals as well as honorarium and sitting allowances in the 2016 fiscal year.

Female bombers don’t know they carry bombs – Minister

The Federal Government says most of the female suicide bombers being used by Boko Haram do not know that they are carrying bombs.

Biafra: Kanu apologizes to Buhari, Jonathan, Igbo elders

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed regret for referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a terrorist, evil and a paedophile in his radio broadcasts. READ MORE…

FG slashes petrol price to N86.50 per litre from January 1

The Federal Government, yesterday, stated that effective January 1, 2016, Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, would be sold at N86 per litre by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Retail stations, while other oil marketers would sell at N86.50 per litre. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Petrol to sell at N86.50 in PPPRA’s new template

The Federal Government, yesterday, stated that effective January 1, 2016, Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise known as petrol, would be sold at N86 per litre by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Retail stations, while other oil marketers would sell at N86.50 per litre. READ MORE…

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Presidency votes N3.6bn for BMW cars in budget 2016

Further details emerging from the recently presented 2016 budget have shown that the executive arm of the government would spend the lion share of N5.87 trillion, or about 96.5 per cent of the total N6.1 trillion about N205 billion or 3.5 per cent to the other arms of government, with the Legislature and the Judiciary, spending N115 billion and N90 billion respectively.

EFCC to arraign ex-PDP chair, Bello for N300M theft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Dr. Haliru Bello and his son, Abba, got N300million about 11 days to the presidential election. READ MORE…

Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky remanded in prison

Leader of the Shi’ite Islamic sect Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky was yesterday remanded in prison custody by a chief magistrate. READ MORE…

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