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For today, Monday, August 28, 2017:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

‘Why Nigeria may phase out diesel, petrol vehicles’

As part of measures to battle global warming, Nigeria, a signatory to the Paris treaty, may ban petrol and diesel vehicles within the next decade.

Niger Delta groups, MASSOB warn against re-arrest of Kanu

A coalition of Niger Delta agitators and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday warned against the re-arrest of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu.

Varsities’ non-academic unions begin mobilisation for strike

The three non-academic staff unions in the universities have said that failure of the Federal Government to address their agitations, along that of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), would lead to a declaration of industrial dispute.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

We’re tired of senseless killings, say Boko Haram leaders

Two factions of the Boko Haram insurgency group are ready for talks with the Federal Government, Abdulkadir Abubakar, a former commander of the group, has claimed.

MASSOB vows to resist planned re-arrest of Kanu

Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has sworn to resist Federal Government’s plot to send the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, back to prison.

Corruption: Police declare Senator Misau wanted for forgery

The disagreement between the Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Hamman Isah Misau, and the Police deepened yesterday, with the Police declaring him wanted for forgery.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Northern elders attack Ohanaeze over Kanu …say Igbo group ‘trivialising criminality’

The Northern Elders Forum on Sunday condemned the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, for criticising the Federal Government’s plan to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.

S’South, S’East govs meet over power devolution, state police

The South-South and South East governors said on Sunday that they would continue to demand for the devolution of powers and resources to the states and also the institutionalisation of state police.

Ajimobi installs 21 new Ibadan kings in one day

The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday presented staffs of office to 21 new kings in Ibadan, the state capital.

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THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER

FG faces financial uncertainty as investors shun new bond issue

Uncertainty is growing in Nigeria’s bond market as falling investor demand combines with rising yields at a time that Africa’s largest economy is financing a record budget for the second year running.

Investors find something new to cheer since Nigeria’s false start to naira float

Foreign investors have found something new to cheer about Nigeria, after being led to think Africa’s largest economy had yielded to their concerns and was ready to adopt a flexible exchange rate mechanism in June 2016.

Indigenous firms gear up to bid for Nigeria’s 30 marginal oil fields

Local investors in Nigeria are plotting strategies to participate in the forthcoming bid round for about 30 marginal oil fields expected to commence next month, after suffering delays arising from delayed passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill and the president’s absence from the country.

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