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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, Friday, October 16, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Falae identifies kidnappers, 5 docked

The accused persons allegedly released the septuagenarian on Sept. 24 after collecting N5 million as ransom. READ MORE…

Ministerial appointment: Again, Senate shifts Amaechi, Shittu’s screening

The Senate has postponed the ministerial screening of former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi to Tuesday, October 20, 2015. READ MORE…

FG probes agencies for remitting in naira, revenue realized in dollars

The Federal Government is probing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) and other agencies for remitting in naira denomination, revenues collected in dollars. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Monthly allocations not enough to pay salaries – Govs

Governors meeting under the umbrella of the National Economic Council have said that monthly federal allocations awarded to them are not sufficient to cover the cost of workers’ salaries.

Senate to screen Amaechi, eight others, Tuesday

The Senate has postponed the ministerial screening of former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi to Tuesday, October 20, 2015. READ MORE…

Consumer Protection Council raids Multichoice office

Agents of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) raided the MultiChoice Nigeria head office on Thursday afternoon, October 15, 2015. READ MORE…

Ghana begs Nigeria not to cut gas supply

A Ghanaian government delegation is holding emergency talks in Nigeria to avert a drastic gas supply cut threat, a government spokesman said, thus avoiding a potential political crisis. READ MORE…

Scores feared dead in Maiduguri mosque bombing

Many people have been killed after suicide bombers attacked mosques in Maiduguri, Borno capital, on Thursday, October 15. READ MORE…

Falae: Suspects reveal how ransom was shared

The accused persons allegedly released the septuagenarian on Sept. 24 after collecting N5 million as ransom. READ MORE…

Obalufe, Head of Ife kingmakers, dies

The deceased was reportedly ill before the death of the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade in July. READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Again, N’Assembly seeks President’s assent to constitution amendment bill

In a bid to strengthen democracy and good governance in the polity, the National Assembly would soon resubmit portions of the fourth constitution amendment Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

How MDAs short-changed Nigeria by remitting dollar revenue in Naira

The Federal Government is probing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) and other agencies for remitting in naira denomination, revenues collected in dollars. READ MORE…

101 oil traders submit bids for offshore processing contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday received 101 bids from oil traders seeking offshore processing agreements (OPAs) with the state-run oil firm under its crude-for-petroleum products' exchange programme.

Constitution Amendment Bill to be retransmitted for President’s assent

In a bid to strengthen democracy and good governance in the polity, the National Assembly would soon resubmit portions of the fourth constitution amendment Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

Senate Ethics Committee divided over Amaechi

Expectations that the Senate would screen the immediate past Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi were dashed on Thursday, when the upper chamber of parliament deferred further screening of ministerial nominees to next Tuesday primarily due to a division in the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions on the petition against the ex-governor’s confirmation. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

FG’s recurrent spending to spike on Buhari’s pro-poor programmes

Nigeria’s recurrent expenditure will likely a take jump, beginning next year, as the President Muhammadu Buhari government begins to implement those special programmes mapped out to address the huge challenges of poverty and non-inclusiveness in the country.

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