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Read today's newspaper headlines [Wednesday, April 6 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 6 2016:


Saraki’s trial begins as CCT sets aside Appeal Court order
As the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki began yesterday, a witness disclosed how aides of the lawmaker deposited huge sums of money into the account of the senator. READ MORE

Fuel queues end by weekend, says Kachikwu
“Hopefully by tomorrow (today) and Thursday, the fuel queues in Abuja should be over. Hopefully, the same thing will happen in Lagos, and thereafter by the weekend, we should see Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Port Harcourt and Warri get off the queue list.” READ MORE

S’Africa’s president, Zuma, survives impeachment vote
South African President Jacob Zuma easily survived an impeachment vote yesterday after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the country’s post-apartheid constitution. READ MORE


How I returned to APC — Osoba
ABEOKUTa—Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba yesterday in Abeokuta, the state capital disclosed that the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland Oba Dr. Adedotun Gbadebo and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Dr. Sikiru Adetona facilitated his return to the All Progressives Congress. READ MORE

FG plans new prices for fuel, as scarcity lingers
By Sebastine Obasi, Mike Eboh, Joseph Erunke & Ediri Ejoh LAGOS — Nigerians might have to pay more for petrol in the days ahead, as the Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed that it would review the price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, next month. READ MORE

CCT:Saraki may resign any moment as senators mount pressure
ABUJA – AHEAD of the expected judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, following yesterday’s commencement of his trial over false assets declaration when he held sway as governor of Kwara State, Senate President, Bukola Saraki may throw in the towel by resigning from his position any movement from now, Vanguard learnt. READ MORE


David Mark dragged into global secret assets storm
Former Senate President David Mark has been associated with running eight offshore companies registered on the British Virgin Island. READ MORE

Aide ‘paid N600,000 -N900,000 into Saraki’s account 50 times one day’
The trial opened yesterday before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in the case against Senate President Bukola Saraki, after his last-minutes attempt to stay proceedings failed. READ MORE

Fuel queues to end this week, says Kachikwu
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday said fuel queue will be over in Abuja and Lagos this week. READ MORE


Nigeria losing billions of dollars to maritime sector mismanagement
The Federal Government needs to review all the leases granted by the Nigerian Ports Authority and Oil and Gas Exports Free Zones concessions from 1999 to date, if it is desirous of bringing sanity to the nation’s maritime sector and totally break the perennial cases of underhand deals in the sector. This position forms part… READ MORE

Investment in infrastructure and central oversight key to Nigeria’s success
Improving Nigeria’s infrastructure through prioritised investments will help to secure its long-term success as Africa’s largest economy, according to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report which was released yesterday, to coincide with the opening of BCG’s new office in Lagos, identifies infrastructure, education, health, governance, and civil society as areas… READ MORE

Alarm over IOC’s, oil marketers forex deals
Stakeholders have raised an alarm that the agreement the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) reached with international oil companies (IOCs) in the upstream oil and gas sector on foreign exchange for oil marketers for the importation of fuel will disrupt the efficient pricing of the local currency, the naira, currently facing pressure, with the attendant… READ MORE

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