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Nigerian Newspapers Today Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, June 2, 2016]

Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, June 2, 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, June 1, 2016


At last, Ogoniland clean-up begins as Buhari visits Rivers
After decades of widespread pollution, President Muhammadu Buhari will today begin the remediation of the Ogoni environment in line with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recommendations. READ MORE

Buhari to commission Abuja-Kaduna railway line in July
President Muhammed Buhari is to commission the 187 kilometers Abuja-Kaduna railway line in the first week of July, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has said. READ MORE

How ex-gov Lamido, sons laundered N1.3b, by EFCC
The ongoing trial of former governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido and sons continued yesterday with the prosecution witness, Mr. Michael Wetkas, giving details on how Lamido secretly awarded fake sub-contract awards as a decoy after laundering N1.3 billion state’s funds. READ MORE


I remain PDP’s chairman, Sheriff tells court
The embattled Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has told a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, that he remained the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. READ MORE

2% of Nigerians own 90% bank deposits — NDIC
As a major indicator of wealth distribution in Nigeria across income groups, a mere two per cent of Nigerians own 90 per cent of total deposits in Nigerian banks. READ MORE

More oil woes as militants blow up Chevron’s wells
WARRI — Nigeria’s oil production suffered another decline as the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, attacked Chevron’s facilities, yesterday. READ MORE


Ecobank Nigeria fires 1,040 workers
The gale of job losses being witnessed in the country due to the current economic hardship has caught up with Ecobank Nigeria, which has sacked over 1,040 of its employees. READ MORE

Anyaoku, Balarabe, Yakassai support call for restructuring
Eminent Nigerians on Wednesday supported the call for the restructuring of the country along regional lines as canvassed by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday. READ MORE

PDP knocks Edo over N1.4bn alleged procurement violation
The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the state government of allegedly approving the payment of 75 per cent mobilisation fee for the provision of medical equipment for the Central Hospital, Benin, in contravention of the Edo State Public Procurement Agency Law, 2012. READ MORE


Ex-Governor Sheriff to court: I remain PDP chairman
The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new turn, with Senator Ali Modu Sheriff telling the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt that he remains the chairman. READ MORE

Shell laments significant decline in production
Shell’s Nigerian country chair Osagie Okunbor has said recent attacks by militants in the country had contributed to a “significant decline” in production levels. READ MORE

Alleged N1.9b fraud: EFCC detains ex-Governor Fintiri
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday detained a former Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri in connection with the ongoing probe of a N1.9billion fraud. READ MORE

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