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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, June 17, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Unpaid Salaries: 36 govs meet on bailout for bankrupt states

Governor-members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have called on the Federal Government to come to the aid of states that have been unable to pay their workers. READ MORE…

Strong men have destroyed institutions in Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari regretted yesterday that those he regarded as ‘strong men’ have destroyed institutions in Nigeria but promised that his administration would do its best to ensure that institutions bequeathed to the country by the British colonial leaders were restored. READ MORE…

Alleged corruption in NNPC due to lack of budget

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, promised to visit the alleged corruption in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and that the Senate, under his leadership, would fix the amount the corporation could spend to run its operations.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Old age will limit my performance – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his age would serve as a limitation to his performance as Nigeria’s leader. READ MORE…

People trying to set me against Buhari, says Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has raised the alarm over a plot by some people to pit him against President Muhammadu Buhari.

President meets Oyegun, Atiku over APC crisis

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar visited Buhari on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at the Defence House in Abuja. READ MORE…

Oduah: First Bank ordered to disclose bulletproof car loan details

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered First Bank Plc to disclose details of the loan facility it granted the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for the purchase of the two controversial bulletproof BMW cars for the former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, in 2013.

Nigeria to demand $9.3m money from South Africa

The Federal Government is to demand the release of the $9.3m weapon money seized   from some agents of the immediate past administration of Goodluck Jonathan by the South African authorities on September 5, 2014.

Military to take over Aso Rock strike force

Ahead of the relocation of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Presidential Villa, arrangements have been concluded for the Nigerian military to take over the activities of the Strike Force.

EFCC grills 74-year-old Ebonyi ex-gov, Elechi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday grilled a former governor of Ebonyi State, Martin Elechi.

Cowardice: Army to court-martial Gen Ransome-Kuti, others June 29

The Nigerian Army will on June 29 arraign a former Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, Brig. Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti and four other officers for   offences they allegedly committed when Boko Haram fighters attacked Baga, Borno State on January 3, 2015.

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

At 72, there’s limit to what I can do alone, says Buhari

Buhari further said that he would have preferred to have been elected into office when he was younger rather than at 72 years of age. READ MORE…

Nigerian scientists make progress in herbal therapy for cancer

A team of seven Nigerian scientists from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Maiduguri, has made progress in a groundbreaking research into the use of local herbs for cancer therapy.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Governors meet today, seek bailout to pay salaries

All the governors in the country are expected to meet in Abuja on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, under the umbrella of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF). READ MORE…

Nigerians in S’Africa report new xenophobic attacks

The Nigerian Union in South Africa has reported new xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and other foreigners in Sternkopf, Namakwa Municipality in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

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BUSINESS DAY

Insurance industry loses $750m to premium flight annually

The nation’s insurance industry is losing over $750 million annually to premium flight as result of shortage of capacity to retain most of the risks emanating from the local market.

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