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Nigerian Papers Today Read today's newspaper headlines [Tuesday, March 29 2016]

Read today's newspaper headlines [Tuesday, March 29 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, March 28 2016:


How MDAs undermine enforcement of Information act
Almost five years after former President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Freedom of Information Bill into law, over 90 per cent of agencies of government in Nigeria are undermining the effectiveness of the Act, The Guardian investigation has revealed. READ MORE

The Tunji Braithwaite we’ll miss, by Buhari , Atiku, governors
One of the country’s elder statesmen, whose ardent legal, political and social activism seeks to make governance to positively impact the citizens is dead. Dr. Olatunji Akintunde Braithwaite passed on yesterday at the St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island, during a brief illness at the age of 82 years. He would have been 83 on September 13. READ MORE

Nigeria is winning against Boko Haram, says Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the Nigerian nation is winning the war against Boko Haram insurgency that has claimed many lives and property in the North-East sub-region of the country. READ MORE


Fuel Scarcity: Senate summons Kachikwu
ABUJA —WORRIED by the unending nationwide fuel scarcity, the Senate, yesterday, summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to appear before it today. READ MORE

Insurgency: Obasanjo commends Buhari on actions in N/East
Maiduguri—Former president Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday  commended President Muhammadu Buhari on his efforts to end the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. READ MORE

Controversy trails Shekau’s ‘new’ video, Chibok girl female suicide bomber
There were indications last night that the latest video purportedly released last week by the leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, might not have emanated from the Boko Haram leader after all. READ MORE


Rivers abandons monorail project
The RIVERS State Government may have abandoned the multi-billion naira monorail project embarked upon by the immediate-past administration. READ MORE

Death toll in Pakistani park bombing hits 71
Grief enveloped Pakistan on Monday as the official death toll from a suicide bombing at a public park in Lahore rose to 69, with 341 people wounded. READ MORE

Jonathan called me 19 days after Chibok girls’ abduction –Shettima
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday said former President Goodluck Jonathan did not call him until after 19 days after the abduction of over 200 schoolgirls from the Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, in 2014. READ MORE


Sliding Economy: FG fights back with N3trn TSA fund
With the 2016 budget now passed by the National Assembly and a N3trillion war chest, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari says it is set to take on the struggling Nigerian economy and is promising it will win. Analysts said last night that the  package and the stimulus budget would aid the growth in GDP… READ MORE

Looters risk 20 years in prison as Reps mull economic and financial crimes court
Hard times await any politically exposed persons (PEPs) and those working in the private sector  who indulge in any form of economic and financial crimes, as the House of Representatives is set to commence debate on a new legislation that seeks to establish specialised courts to try all economic and financial crimes. The amended Bill… READ MORE

Nigerians see security threats in recent data collection process
Concerns over data protection and cyber security continue to loom as Nigerians fear data compromise  arising from flawed processes or human factor abuse, as agencies including telecommunications companies, banks and government  build up biometric and fact banks on their customers. Stakeholders say the practice by the above agencies, of asking their publics to first document… READ MORE

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