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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

For today, Wednesday, March 8, 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Rift in government over U.S. travel ban

The statement credited to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, urging Nigerians to disregard another presidential directive to steer clear of the United States (U.S.) pending the clarification of its immigration policy is now a subject of controversy.

Respect for rule of law will end our woes, says Onnoghen

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated Justice Walter Onnoghen as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria with a call on him to restore confidence in the ‎country’s judiciary.

Osinbajo opens Lagos- Kano rail project, to create 500,000 jobs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated the Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan-Kano railway project, promising that it would be delivered on or before December 2018.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

How Dasuki’s Aide, Others Used 5 Firms To Divert N36.8bn - EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, who was special assistant to the detained National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), used five companies to divert public funds to the tune of N36.8 billion

Ignore calls to boycott US, Onyeama tells Nigerians

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has urged Nigerians to disregard calls to suspend visits to the United States of America, pending clarification of the country’s immigration policy.

Recession: FG targets N21trn from agric, releases Economic Recovery Plan

The Federal Government, yesterday, released its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, ERGP, with a view to restore macro-economic stability and driving various setor towards achieving the nation’s full economic potentials.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Naira to float in 3-year economic plan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, who was special assistant to the detained National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), used five companies to divert public funds to the tune of N36.8 billion

Lagos-Ibadan N458bn speed rail project takes off

A major step to giving Nigerians a modernised railway was taken yesterday when Acting President Yemi Osinbajo inaugurated the construction of the Segment II of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project at the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) Compound in Ebute Metta, Lagos.

Markarfi gives terms for peace in PDP

A peace plan has been drawn up for the troubled opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It includes conditions for a national convention to be presided over by the National Chairman, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff. The convention is tentatively slated for June 30

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

FG unveils economic recovery plan, to raise VAT on luxury items

There are strong indications  that the United States of America authorities’ refusal to allow some Nigerians with valid  visas entry into  the US  has caused a division in the Federal Government.

I got seized 3bn as gifts during ceremonies - Yakubu

A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, has restated his claim that the $9,772,800 and £74,000 recovered from where he kept them in a house in Kaduna last month were gifts he got over a period of time.

Cracks in FG as minister counters Buhari’s aide on US travel advisory

There are strong indications  that the United States of America authorities’ refusal to allow some Nigerians with valid  visas entry into  the US  has caused a division in the Federal Government.