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For today, September 16 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Nigerian millitary misses out on global race for submarines

Nigeria is missing out in efforts by countries across the world to build and launch submarines to defend themselves against foreign aggression.

Four firms plead guilty in alleged $15m fraud by Jonathan’s ex-aide

Four companies implicated in a $15 million fraud case involving a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Owei-Dudafa, have pleaded guilty to the charge at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

More residents flee Kaduna community over tremor

More residents of Kwoi in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State have fled, following earth tremors that hit the community last Sunday. READ MORE

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THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Four firms linked to Mrs Jonathan plead guilty to $15m fraud charge

Lagos—Four companies, Pluto Properties and Investment Company, Seagate Property Development Company, Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Ltd, and Avalon Global Property Ltd, all of which allegedly have links with former First Lady, Dame Patient Jonathan, yesterday, pleaded guilty to alleged $15 million fraud charge brought against them before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

Buhari begs Nigerians for support, cooperation as ministers gear up to fight recession

ABUJA—Alarmed by the dwindling fortunes of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, brainstormed with his key ministers and financial experts from the public and private sectors, to find ways of fixing the troubled economy.

PDP is shameless for asking Buhari to quit —FG, APC

ABUJA— The Federal Government and All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, slammed Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for once again asking President Muhammadu Buhari to quit, calling the former ruling party a shameless irritant which was bent on distracting the government from its rescue mission and returning the country to “Egypt.” READ MORE

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Jonathan’s wife’s $15m: Four firms plead guilty

Four companies linked to former First Lady Patience Jonathan, yesterday pleaded guilty to laundering $15,591,700 (about N5billion).

Govt to reorder MDAs capital votes in 2017, says Buhari

There will be a change in the capital allocations to the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in next year’s budget, President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday.

CBN mulls raising N183b Treasury Bills

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is planning to raise N183.24 worth of Treasury bills (T-bills) to settle short-term obligations. The issue will come with mixed yields on all tenors, data from Debt Management Office (DMO) has shown.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

EFCC wants Patience Jonathan to forfeit $15m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to file an application in court seeking the total forfeiture of $15,591,700, belonging to Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Brass gas project: Police probe withdrawal of $3.2bn cash

The police have begun investigations into the depletion of a $3.7bn account of the Brass/Liquefied Natural Gas Company.

Recession: Think outside the box, Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has told his 36 ministers to think outside the box in order to save the country from the current economic recession.

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