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Nigerian Newspapers Today Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, April 28, 2016]

Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, April 28, 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 28 2016:


Buhari meets Ugwuanyi, orders probe of herdsmen’s violence
In an apparent move to douse nationwide anger and mounting criticism of his government’s alleged indifference to the menace, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Abayomi Olonishakin and the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Ehigiator Arase, to arrest and prosecute all those involved in the killing of innocent people and destruction of villages across the country by heavily armed herdsmen. READ MORE

Intrigues, confusion as LASU eases out professors
When in January Governor Akinwunmi Ambode named Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun, a professor of environmental law as the new vice chancellor of the Lagos State University (Lagos), Ojo, many who are abreast of the checkered history of the institution hailed the governor for deploying the “master stroke,” which they believed had the ability to cure the school of its diseased past. READ MORE

Government to save $4.5b yearly through local steel production
By supporting growth of local steel producing facilities through capacity expansion and creation of a conducive business environment, Nigeria will be saving about $4.5 billion yearly in cost expended on 25 million tonnes of processed steel, aluminium products and associated derivatives, the Federal Government has said. READ MORE


EFCC detains bank MD over alleged Diezani’s $115 m cash
Managing Director of a leading Nigerian commercial bank has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly helping former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke to launder $115 million cash. READ MORE

Budget impasse: Deputy Speaker leads 10-man Committee to harmonise budget Monday
ABUJA – THE Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuf Lasun, is to lead the 10-man National Assembly Committee to interface with another 5-man committee from the executive to harmonise all the grey areas pointed out by the Presidency on the 2016 budget. READ MORE

Saraki files fresh application to disqualify CCT chairman
ABUJA — The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has filed another application to disqualify Danladi Umar, the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, from continuing to preside over his trial. READ MORE


Buhari orders Defence chief, IG to stop attacks in communities
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin and Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase to immediately secure communities under herdsmen’s attacks. READ MORE

Labour demands N56,000 minimum wage
ORGANISED labour has presented a new minimum wage of N56,000 to the Federal Government ahead of Sunday’s May Day celebration. READ MORE

Revealed: INEC chiefs got Diezani’s N23.3b for poll
There seems to be more trouble for embattled former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing her involvement in a $115m (N23, 299,705,000billion) 2015 election bribery scandal. READ MORE


Nigeria still unsure as Saudi, others plan for life after oil
Nigeria is once again being left behind as Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, and other oil rich nations seek alternative sources of revenue. The sale of five percent of Saudi state-owned oil corporation- Aramco, and raising non-oil revenue are impending steps Saudi Arabia which has 28.8 million people, five times less than Nigeria’s… READ MORE

Presidency, National Assembly set up 15-member budget reconciliation committee
A 15-member high-powered committee has been set up by the Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly to sort out grey areas in the controversial 2016 Appropriations Bill. BusinessDay gathered that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to lead the five members of the Presidency  team with the ten members drawn from the National Assembly. The… READ MORE

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