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For today, Tuesday, August 18, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Graft: Jail looters, Sultan tells Buhari

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to jail those found guilty of embezzlement while their property should be confiscated. READ MORE…

MASSOB women protest Igbo marginalization, urge Buhari to address issues

Chief Ralph Uwazurike-led Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has warned that Ndigbo will not tolerate further marginalization in Nigeria, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to address the issue without further delay. READ MORE…

Tinubu vs Fashola: Apprehension as ex-gov launches books

Apprehension yesterday gripped political stakeholders in Lagos State ahead of today’s launch of three books chronicling the stewardship of Mr. Babatunde Fashola as governor of Lagos State between 2007 and 2015. READ MORE…

Buhari accepts Dikko, Customs’ boss resignation

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Abdullahi Inde Dikko, who is expected to hand over the management of the service to one of the Deputy Comptrollers General, DCGs, until a substantive boss is announced by the Federal Government. READ MORE…

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Sultan tells Buhari to go after looters

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday told President Muhammadu Buhari to make sure that he prosecutes every person found to have looted the national treasury. READ MORE…

Customs boss resigns, says nothing to fear

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Dikko Abdullahi. READ MORE…

FG to recruit 10,000 policemen

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that the Federal Government would recruit 10,000 additional police personnel to strengthen the capacity of the Nigeria Police in the fight against insurgency and other criminal activities in the country. READ MORE…

Electricity workers begin strike in Rivers, three others

Residents in four states in the South-South will experience blackout from today as workers of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company commence an indefinite strike over alleged unfair labour practices.

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THE GUARDIAN

Govt to raise policing with 10,000 men, JTF on terror

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that the Federal Government would recruit 10,000 additional police personnel to strengthen the capacity of the Nigeria Police in the fight against insurgency and other criminal activities in the country. READ MORE…

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Buhari: No amount of pressure will stop me from prosecuting looters

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that no amount of pressure will make him give up the war against corruption in the country. READ MORE…

Crashed copter: AIB secures audio recording of conversation between pilot, ATC

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) monday confirmed that it had retrieved all necessary documents, recording and fuel samples pertaining to the ill-fated Bristow-operated S-76 helicopter which, last Wednesday, crashed into the Lagoon at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos with six fatalities out of 12 persons board.

Security: FG to recruit 10,000 policemen

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday that the Federal Government would recruit 10,000 additional police personnel to strengthen the capacity of the Nigeria Police in the fight against insurgency and other criminal activities in the country. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY       

Manufacturing crisis shows as investment drops N1.3trn

The crisis in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector showed its biting ugly head last year, as new investments in different areas of the sector went down massively by N1.31 trillion.

Early 2016 budget in doubt as policy vacuum persists

Eighty days after Nigeria’s new President Muhammad Buhari was sworn-in, the chance of the country getting a head start on passing the 2016 budget is in doubt due to the continued policy vacuum.

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