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Read today's newspaper headlines [Monday, April 11 2016]

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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, April 11 2016:


Ijaw youths warn EFCC against alleged plan to arrest Jonathan
Goodluck-JonathanAs the four-day burial programme for the late former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, ended yesterday with a thanksgiving service in Ammasoma, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) cautioned against an alleged plot by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest former President Goodluck Jonathan. READ MORE

Presidency, National Assembly move to end rift over 2016 budget
A move to harmonise the contentious issues between the Presidency and the National Assembly over the 2016 budget is set to be fruitful soon. READ MORE

NFF crisis: Keyamo asks government to arrest Giwa if he attempts to breach law
Counsel to the Amaju Pinnick-led Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Festus Keyamo, yesterday clarified that no court sacked his clients and installed Mr. Chris Giwa as the NFF president. READ MORE


2016 Budget palaver: Presidency gives fresh conditions for assent
ABUJA — THE Presidency has confronted the leadership of the National Assembly, NASS, with details of  distortions orchestrated by the lawmakers in the 2016 budget and asked them to urgently address them in the interest of the nation. READ MORE

Adeosun sets out plan to restructure economy
LAGOS — THE Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has set out the government’s plan to reset Nigeria’s economy with structured borrowing, targeted investment and diversified growth. READ MORE

IPOB, Igbo youths, women fault DSS claim on killing of northerners
Enugu—The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Igbo Youths Movement, IYM and the Igbo Women Association, IWA, yesterday denied the claim by the Department of State Services, DSS, that five northerners were killed and buried in a forest in Abia State, saying that it was a ploy by the Federal Government to engineer another round of mass killing of Igbo in the north. READ MORE


Buhari rejects N’Assembly’s peace deal on budget
There were indications on Sunday that the National Assembly’s  peace moves with the executive over the 2016 budget crisis had flopped. READ MORE

PDP ex-ministers, elders convene meeting over Sheriff
Former ministers, who served under the Peoples Democratic Party-controlled Federal Government, have convened an emergency meeting, where the plan by the National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to stay beyond May 21 will be discussed. READ MORE

Bakare flays leaders for politicising Chibok girls’ abduction
The General Overseer, Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has lampooned politicians and political parties for using the abduction of 219 Chibok schoolgirls to score cheap political points. READ MORE


Budget 2016 crisis rages on
House of Representatives Appropriation Committee Chairman Abdulmumin Jibrin reacted angrily yesterday to the report that President Muhammadu Buhari was stopped by ministers from signing the 2016 Appropriation Bill because of its “mutilation” by lawmakers. READ MORE

EFCC probes clues in payment of N1b to ‘ghost’ workers
Detectives are probing fresh clues on the alleged diversion of public funds to pay 23,000 ghost workers. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was shocked to discover that most of the slush accounts used for the pay fraud have either irregular Bank Verification Number (BVN) or no BVN at all, it was learnt yesterday. READ MORE

Oyo workers happy with new govt deal
The Chairman, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Oyo State, Waheed Olojede, spoke yesterday of workers’ excitement with the new deal of using the state’s federal allocation for payment of salaries. READ MORE


Queues will return soon, say stakeholders
The last may not have been heard of the harrowing experiences of Nigerians over fuel scarcity which has almost paralysed economic activities for the past two weeks. Stakeholders in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry insist that the Nigerians would sooner or later return to the filling stations, queuing for fuel. The… READ MORE

Formal structure for apprenticeship may improve youth employment, say experts
A formal structure to replace today’s largely informal apprenticeship system may improve youth employment rates, experts say. The informal sector is the base of the societal pyramid, largely unorganised, overly boisterous and hardly bankable part of the economy and often regarded as the underground  economy. Two striking  informal hubs which train expert but mostly uncertified technicians… READ MORE

Act of 2004 opens way for CBN to unfreeze FX markets
Nigerian businesses and manufacturers may soon get some relief as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) moves to reform and restore liquidity and two-way quotes to the autonomous foreign exchange (FX) markets which have been gummed up for more than a year. Sources tell BusinessDay that the need to activate provisions of Foreign Exchange (Monitoring… READ MORE

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