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For today, January 23 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

17 political parties ready to join PDP, says BOT chair

The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin said about 17 political parties have expressed interest to join the party.

Energy crunch worsens as output drops to 2,200mw

Nigerians’ economic hardship has taken a turn for the worse as electricity supply dropped from the 4,883.9 mega watts (mw) it recorded in the last one month to 2,200mw as at January 21, 2017.

Reps uncover ‘secret’ account by infrastructure commission

A secret account allegedly being operated by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has been uncovered by the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

21 states spend N37.4b on pension for 47 ex-govs

Former governors are exerting pressure on the finances of state governments with pension payments and other entitlements draining billions of naira every year from developmental funds for the states.

My rigorous road to 7.0 CGPA at UI – NKEMELU

As many stakeholders lament decadence in the sector, some Nigerian students against all odds are making us proud, as they take exception to the downward trend

How Tinubu’s plane helped remove Jammeh

INDICATIONS have emerged that a plane belonging to the National Leader of All Progressives Congress ,APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was used to fly ex-Gambian President, Mr. Yahaya Jammeh out of the country.

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Kidnappers fail to release pupils, others after collecting ransom

Distraught parents and relatives of the kidnapped Nigerian Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) are wondering what next after their hope of reuniting with their loved ones was dashed at the weekend.

Tinubu’s private plane flies Jammeh into exile

More details of the peaceful battle to restore democracy in The Gambia became known yesterday.

FMBN signs $2b MoU with Shelter Afrique, REDAN

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has signed a $2billion tripartite Memorandum of Understanding with Shelter Afrique, and Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN).

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

‘No immunity deal for Jammeh’

The Senegalese Foreign Minister, Mankeur Ndiaye, said on Sunday that there was no agreement among African leaders to give former President Yahya Jammeh immunity before he decided to step down.

N143bn ghost workers scam: EFCC presses charges against five alleged masterminds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed charges against five officials, who allegedly padded the Federal Government payroll with about 50,000 ‘ghost’ workers.

Fayose unfit to be PDP govs’ forum chair –Kashamu

The Senator, representing Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Mr. Buruji Kashamu, has faulted the choice of Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum.

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