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For today, September 28 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

2019 general elections in danger, says Senate

The Senate yesterday expressed the fear that the 2019 general elections may suffer serious hitches. Its apprehension was born out of what it considered as critical issues of illegitimacy bedeviling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Obasanjo blames governors for economic recession

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday blamed the economic recession on what he described as a wasteful use of resources by state governors.

Edo State elects new governor today

In compliance with the law, all the contesting political parties ended their campaigns yesterday.

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THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Religious leaders urge Buhari to dialogue with N-Delta militants, others

ABUJA—Prominent religious leaders in the country, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to soft-pedal on the use of force against the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Niger Delta militants and other agitating ethnic nationalities, advising that dialogue was the panacea to return the nation to the path of peace and progress.

Reps back state police, refer bill to Constitution Review Committee

ABUJA—-THE House of Representatives Tuesday approved the establishment of state police in the 36 states of the federation and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

Senate rejects planned sale of national assets

The Nigerian Senate, Tuesday rejected the calls for the sale of the country’s national assets.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

King’s College teachers on strike over salary

Academic activities have been paralysed at King’s College (KC), Lagos following an indefinite strike by workers for alleged non-payment of salary.

Edo: APC, PDP test strength

Over one million voters are expected to participate in today’s election to choose Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s successor.

Court to rule on Jonathan’s wife’s $15.5m October 7

A former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo Dudafa, yesterday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to nullify the guilty plea by four companies linked to Jonathan’s wife, Patience.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

APC, PDP in war of words as Edo elects governor today

As about two million eligible voters in Edo State go to the polls today, the All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party have continued to trade blame on the alleged plot of some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission to compromise the credibility of the exercise.

Obasanjo backs sale of national assets

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo said he foresaw the current economic recession the country is currently going through in 2014 and he hinted of its consequences.

Melaye accuses minister of aiding MTN to transfer $13.9bn

The Senate on Tuesday began a probe into the allegation that the MTN Nigeria had repatriated $13.9bn from Nigeria to other countries between 2006 and now.

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