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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, September 9, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Power: FG invests N2.47trn in 16 years

The Senate was told, yesterday, that the Federal Government has invested a N2.74 trillion in Nigeria’s power sector over the last 16 years (1999 to date). READ MORE…

Troops intercept Boko Haram drug suppliers

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, revealed to newsmen, that the Army has arrested the person who supplies hard drugs to the terror group. READ MORE…

Obasanjo in another secret meeting with Buhari

For the second time in two months, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday held a secret meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

We’ll never hang Buhari’s portrait in our offices – PDP

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has refused to hang the official portrait of President Muhammadu Buhari at the party’s national secretariat.

Pipeline Security: Soldiers to take over from ex-militants

The men of the Nigerian military are to take over the security of the nation’s oil pipelines.

Boko Haram drug suppliers caught with cannabis, others

The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, revealed to newsmen, that the Army has arrested the person who supplies hard drugs to the terror group. READ MORE…

JP Morgan expels Nigeria from bond index

The United States-based lender, JP Morgan, on Tuesday said Nigeria would be phased out of its Government Bond Index by the end of September due to alleged lack of liquidity and transparency in the nation’s foreign exchange market. READ MORE…

Police clamp down on MASSOB, arrest 22

The police have arrested 22 members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra and those of the Indigenous People of Biafra in some parts of the country. READ MORE…

Buhari may reduce foreign missions

In a bid to save cost for the country, President Buhari has ordered that a committee be set up, to ascertain the viability of funding 119 foreign missions. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Assets: Pressure on Buhari, others to declare liabilities

By declaring their assets, leaving out the liabilities, federal, state and local government officials might not have fulfilled all constitutional righteousness. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

FG: Nigeria’s Interest Paramount as JP Morgan delists FGN bonds

In a rare joint reaction to the decision by US investment bank, JP Morgan to phase out Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Bonds from its Government Bond Index for Emerging Markets (GBI-EM) by the end of October, the Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Debt Management Office (DMO) yesterday said Nigeria and the interest of Nigerians were paramount, and will continue to take economic decisions that will impact positively on the lives of all citizens.

Senate miffed with Buhari’s nominees for assuming office without confirmation

Some nominees selected by President Muhammadu Buhari to head federal government agencies have incurred the wrath of the Senate for assuming office without going through the statutory Senate screening and confirmation.

President considers pruning 119 foreign missions to cut cost

In a bid to save cost for the country, President Buhari has ordered that a committee be set up, to ascertain the viability of funding 119 foreign missions. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Retirees face pensions delay over FG’s failure on bond

New retirees in the public service of Nigeria over the last eight months will experience delays in accessing their pension benefits from Pension Fund Administrators (PFA’s), following the Federal Government’s failure to redeem its Retirement Benefit Bond (RBD).

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