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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 3, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Fuel tanker fire razes Lagos community

The blaze is said to have started today, June 2, 2015, after a fuel-laden tanker fell off a bridge and exploded along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. READ MORE…

Suicide bomber kills 25 in Borno abattoir

The explosion occurred at about 12.35 pm on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the abattoir in the state capital. READ MORE…

Buhari set to name Chief of Staff, other senior aides today

President Muhammadu Buhari is reportedly considering former Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola to be his Chief of Staff (COS). READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Buhari likely to head oil ministry in new cabinet

According to reports, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari might head the country’s petroleum ministry himself as part of his war against corruption. READ MORE…

Blatter to resign amid corruption scandal

FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has announced his resignation just four days after he was re-elected. READ MORE…

NDLEA serves Kashamu extradition notice

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has formally applied for the extradition of embattled Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu to the US. READ MORE…

N8bn scam: Court remands CBN official, others in custody

The CBN employees were remanded at the Agodi Prisons on the orders of a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. READ MORE…

Suicide bomber kills 50 after shouting ‘Sai Buhari’

A suicide bomber who attacked an abattoir in Maiduguri, Borno State yesterday, June 2, 2015, shouted ‘Sai Buhari’ before blowing himself up, the police have said. READ MORE…

Wike orders Perm Secs to produce 18-month account details

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has directed permanent secretaries in the state to produce account details of their ministries’ expenditure over the last 18 months.

Fayose writes President, seeks to nominate minister

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to allow him nominate an indigene of the state into the Presidential cabinet. READ MORE…

Nigeria’s woes can’t be solved in one day – APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Oyegun has said that problems of Nigeria cannot be solved in one day.

Lagos tanker fire destroys 40 shops, 25 vehicles

The early morning inferno, which consumed vehicles and buildings on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, was caused by a fuel-laden tanker which fell of a bridge in the area. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Buhari consults Nigerien, Chadian leaders today over Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to make his first official foreign trip this week with visits to Niger and Chad, his spokesperson has said. READ MORE…

17 years after, Blatter steps down as FIFA President

Sepp Blatter has surprisingly announced his decision to resign as the president of the Federation of International Football Association. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Boko Haram, oil theft top agenda as Buhari meets service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, held a meeting with Nigeria’s Service Chiefs in a bid to assess the security situation in the country. READ MORE…

Finally, Blatter accepts to step down as FIFA President

Blatter announced his resignation just four days after winning the FIFA presidential election on Friday, May 29 at the Congress in Switzerland. READ MORE…

Court remands bankers in prison over currency fraud which began in 2011

Six staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have been imprisoned on charges of fraud after being accused of recycling disused currency. READ MORE…

President seeks Senate approval to appoint 15 special advisers

Buhari sent the list of 15 names to Senate President, David Mark on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. READ MORE…

NDLEA serves Kashamu notice of extradition

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has formally applied for the extradition of embattled Senator-elect, Buruji Kashamu to the US. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Buhari risks Brazilian type discontent without quick reforms

The streets of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, became easier to navigate in recent weeks as a biting petrol scarcity meant fewer cars and trucks were present on usually packed roads.

Registrars under scrutiny as SEC applies new measures in unclaimed dividend

Registrars in Nigeria’s capital market may now have to wake up to defend their integrity, following new measures being put in place by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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