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Nigerian Papers Today Read today's newspaper headlines [Friday, March 25 2016 ]

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For today, March 25 2016:


My scorecard in 10 months, by Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday took stock of his performance for the past 10 months at the helm and concluded that he has effectively charted the course to tackle the myriad of problems bedevilling the nation. READ MORE

CCT admits error in freeing Tinubu, okays Saraki’s trial
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday lost another application to stop his trial over an alleged false declaration of assets as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) ruled that it has the jurisdiction to prosecute the case. READ MORE

At Easter, IGP orders tight security
As Nigerian Christians join their counterparts in other parts of the world to mark Easter in commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Solomon Arase, has directed all zonal and state commands to beef up security around worship centres, recreational areas and places with high concentration of people to ensure safety. READ MORE


Buhari: next three years will be result-oriented
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday responded to talks that his administration has not done anything since coming to office last May, promising to deliver on his election promises in the next three years. READ MORE

Collapsed building crushes mum, daughter
An expectant mother and her five-year-old daughter were yesterday crushed to death in Onifufu/Aderupaba at Oke-Ijeun, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when a decrepit building collapsed on them. READ MORE

DHQ vows to finish off Boko Haram
The military last night vowed to end the Boko Haram insurgency. It promised not to lower its guard and urged Nigerians to remain vigilant despite the seeming conciliatory approach of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a video message. READ MORE


Perjury: We’ll try you, court tells Saraki
THE Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday dashed the hope of Senate President Bukola Saraki when it threw out his application challenging its jurisdiction to prosecute him Saraki is facing a 13-count criminal charge bordering on falsification of assets broght against him by the Federal Government. READ MORE

Boko Haram abducts fresh 16 women, girls
No fewer than 16 female residents of Adamawa State were abducted on Wednesday by suspected Boko Haram militants. Those abducted include 14 women and two girls. They were seized in Sabongari Madagali, in Madagali Local Government of the state, Adamu Kamale, federal lawmaker representing the area said. READ MORE

Lagos wades into Queen’s College sex scandal

• Police release Osifala after marathon interrogation

Following alleged  sexual harassment of a Queen’s College Lagos, Junior Secondary School, (JSS2) student by a teacher,  Mr Olaseni Osifala, the state’s Ministry of Youth and Social Development has waded into the matter. The ministry  said  jurisdiction will not stop its investigation into the saga. READ MORE


Dasuki, Yuguda, Stallion, Daar, Berger, others in fresh scam
A committee set up by the Federal Government to probe contracts awarded by the Office of the National Security Adviser from 2011 to 2015 has indicted more than 300 companies and prominent citizens, including serving and retired officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces. READ MORE

27 states have difficulties paying salaries –Buhari
The grim economic situation in the country appears to be deepening by the day as 27 states in the country are finding it difficult to pay the salaries of their workers. READ MORE

Abducted 15-year-old UTME candidate returns home
A 15-year-old girl, Rita Clement, who was abducted by unidentified persons while on her way to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the Ikeja area of Lagos State, has returned home. READ MORE

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