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For today, Wednesday, March 15, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

EFCC intercepts N49m at Kaduna Airport

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday intercepted a sum of N49 million in five large black 150-kilogramme sack bags at the Kaduna International Airport following a tip-off.

OPEC agreement already yielding results in Nigeria

Higher oil prices and a long-term plan for production are spearheading Nigeria’s efforts to get its hydrocarbons sector back on track, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has told Oxford Business Group (OBG)

Inflation falls to 17.8% on falling food prices, others

Higher oil prices and a long-term plan for production are spearheading Nigeria’s efforts to get its hydrocarbons sector back on track, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has told Oxford Business Group (OBG)

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Obasanjo kicks as details of $1.09 bn oil deal emerge

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned former Attorney General of the federation and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke to stop mentioning his name in the Malabu Oil deal.

EFCC seizes N49m cash at Kaduna airport

Who owns the N49 million “crispy notes of N200 and N50 denominations” abandoned at the Kaduna International Airport? This is the puzzle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is trying to resolve.

Foreign missions to monitor Magu’s screening by Senate

Some foreign missions and donor agencies will monitor today’s screening of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

$1.1 bn Malabu deal, peak of graft - Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, to stop mentioning his name in the controversial $1.1 billion Malabu Oil deal

Customs C-G, Senate face-off: Buhari intervenes

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari may have waded into the looming crisis between the Senate and the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (retd).

Inflation drops to 17.78% as cooking gas price soars while kerosene drops

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, to stop mentioning his name in the controversial $1.1 billion Malabu Oil deal

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Duties on Old Vehicles: Customs DG makes a U-turn, to honour Senate summons

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has dropped his earlier plan not to honour the summons of the Senate.

EFCC impounds N49m at Kaduna airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday impounded N49m abandoned in five sacks at the Kaduna International Airport.

Alleged Wike’s Bribe: Accused INEC officers reject trial in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s 23 officials, who were accused of receiving N360m bribe from Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, have filed objection to their trial in Abuja.

 

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