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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, October 21, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP senators were yesterday pitched in a war of intrigue over the ministerial screening of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi even as the constitutional deadline for his clearance narrowed down to four days. READ MORE…

Arrest of Radio Biafra Boss: Pro-Biafra protesters storm Rivers, Delta, Anambra; many arrested

Scores of supporters of the embattled director of Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu were Tuesday arrested by the Anambra State police command at various points in Awka as they embarked on protests in the state capital.

Ghana resolves dispute with Nigeria over unpaid gas bill

The Ghanaian Government said it would pay a Nigerian gas consortium 170 million dollars it owed by February, apparently resolving a dispute that led the consortium to threaten to cut supply. READ MORE…

Immigration tragedy: EFCC grills Abba Moro for 10hrs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced the interrogation of a former Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, in relation with the failed National Immigration Service recruitment which led to the death of 19 job seekers across the country. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Senate suspends sitting as Saraki’s trial begins today

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary session to Thursday, October 22, 2015. READ MORE…

Ebola: trouble not over yet, says FG

THE Federal Government said on Tuesday that the country was still under Ebola alert and surveillance.

Rich Nigerians joining terror groups – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said he has seen wealthy individuals who are being enlisted into terrorism.

Lagos, Abuja, P’Harcourt airports ranked among Africa’s worst

Three Nigerian airports have been ranked among the 10 worst in Africa with the Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers State topping the list. READ MORE…

EFCC grills Abba Moro, over alleged job scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced the interrogation of a former Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, in relation with the failed National Immigration Service recruitment which led to the death of 19 job seekers across the country. READ MORE…

Two Arik aircraft collide on airport tarmac

Two Boeing 737-800NG aircraft belonging to Arik Air were grounded by the carrier on Tuesday afternoon after they were involved in a ground collision on the tarmac of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Senate keeps Amaechi waiting, screens Shittu, Khadijah Ibrahim

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP senators were yesterday pitched in a war of intrigue over the ministerial screening of Mr. Rotimi Amaechi even as the constitutional deadline for his clearance narrowed down to four days. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Politics stalls ministerial screening, stalks Senate President’s trial today

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary session to Thursday, October 22, 2015. READ MORE…

Ghana agrees to pay Nigeria $170m gas debt by February

The Ghanaian Government said it would pay a Nigerian gas consortium 170 million dollars it owed by February, apparently resolving a dispute that led the consortium to threaten to cut supply. READ MORE…

Army sets up panel to investigate Ekiti, Osun elections rigging tapes

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday set up a high powered Board of Inquiry (BOI) to investigate alleged malpractices and involvement of its personnel in Ekiti and Osun states in 2014 gubernatorial elections. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Energy stocks seen hurt by oil price drop

The shares of listed Nigerian Oil & Gas companies have since taken a beaten as oil price drop weighed investors’ appetite to raise bets on them.

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