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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, November 4, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

36 ministries not compulsory – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the constitution of Nigeria does not make it compulsory for him to have 36 ministries. READ MORE…

Stanbic IBTC: FRC didn’t follow due process, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) came down hard on the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) saying the Council’s indictment of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc (SIBTCH) is baseless and lacking in merit.

DMO warns of looming debt crisis in the states

Amidst the  weakened revenue inflow from federation account, the Debt Management Office of the Federation, DMO, has said that the recent bail-out funding to state governments was only a temporal solution to their debt crisis, warning that unless the governments change their fiscal strategies they would return to trouble.

Court okays ex-NSA, Dasuki for medical treatment abroad

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to release the passport of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki to enable him travel abroad for medical treatment. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Saraki personally takes ministerial list to Buhari

Saraki personally submitted the list to Buhari today, November 3, 2015, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. READ MORE…

Concessionaire seeks N150bn to compete Lagos-Ibadan expressway project

The private sector investor currently in charge of the redevelopment of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is looking for around N150bn to complete the 127.6-kilometre project.

Nigerian Ebola survivor gives birth in US

An Ebola survivor and an official of the First Consultant Medical Centre, Lagos, Dr. Ada Igonoh, on Tuesday gave birth to a baby girl in the United States of America. READ MORE…

CBN at loggerheads with FRC over Stanbic IBTC

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) came down hard on the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) saying the Council’s indictment of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc (SIBTCH) is baseless and lacking in merit.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Why all ministers won’t get portfolios, by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the constitution of Nigeria does not make it compulsory for him to have 36 ministries. READ MORE…

CBN: FRC report on Stanbic IBTC faulty

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) came down hard on the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) saying the Council’s indictment of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc (SIBTCH) is baseless and lacking in merit.

Afenifere meets on new leader in Akure

Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, will hold an emergency meeting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, today to discuss the resignation of its leader, Pa Rueben Fasoranti, and the appointment of his successor.

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BUSINESS DAY

NERC, Discos yet to agree on new electricity tariffs

Proposed increases in electricity tariffs announced last month have not been implemented because the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the electricity distribution companies (Discos) are yet to agree on new rates.

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