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For today, Wednesday, September 30:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

83 Senators back Saraki, Ekweremadu

Eighty-three senators, yesterday, passed a vote of comfidence on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Deputy Senate President; and the entire leadership of the Senate. READ MORE…

Boardroom guru, Gamaliel Onosode dies at 81

After battling with bone cancer for almost 24 months, erudite technocrat, administrator and former presidential candidate, Mr. Gamaliel Oforitsenere Onosode, died yesterday in Lagos. He was 82 years. READ MORE…

Hajj Tragedy: 240 Nigerians still missing, 64 dead

The National Hajj Commission, has confirmed that Nigerian casualties at the September 24 Muna stampede has risen to 24. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Senate in rowdy session as 83 members back Saraki

The senate, expectedly, had a stormy session on Tuesday as some members of the upper legislative chamber protested the passing of vote of confidence in the Senate President, Olusola Saraki, by 83 senators. READ MORE…

Onosode dies at 82, President, Anyaoku, others mourn

The sun set on revered technocrat Dr. Gamaliel Onosode, on Tuesday. The immediate past Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Uyo, died in Lagos on Tuesday at the age of 82. READ MORE…

I will be petroleum minister, says Buhari

As the nation awaits President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list, the President on Tuesday said he would head the Ministry of Petroleum resources. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

How Mr. Integrity, Gamaliel Onosode passed on at 82

Nigeria yesterday lost one of her finest technocrats, Deacon Gamaliel Offoritsenere Onosode, fondly referred to as ‘Mr. Integrity’ by his admirers. He died at the age 0f 82 after a protracted illness. READ MORE…

Saraki urges senators to defend democracy

Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday, exhorted his colleagues in the upper legislative chamber to join him in the fight against forces he said were working against democracy.

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THE NATION

Buhari on Saraki’s trial: law will take its course

President Muhammadu Buhari will not interfere in the ongoing trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki. He will allow the court process to run its course, the President said in New York.  

244 Nigerians missing as Hajj death toll hits 64

The grim reality of the Mina, Saudi Arabia stampede was further highlighted yesterday with the news that Nigeria’s death toll had hit 64.The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said in Makkah that 10 more bodies were identified, raising the toll from 54 to 64. READ MORE…

Boardroom guru Onosode dies at 82

Gamaliel Onosode, frontline industrialist, skillful boardroom player, financial consultant and renowned administrator, died yesterday in Lagos. He was 82. Tributes came in torrents from the high and mighty, among whom he was numbered. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Analysts see reform opportunity for NNPC

The deal reached earlier this year over the Iranian nuclear program is beginning to rekindle old alliances, leaving the state oil company NNPC in Africa’s largest oil producer fretting over the possibility of losing market share.

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