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Pulse Frontpage Read today's newspaper headlines [Friday, October 9, 2015]

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For today, Friday, October 9:


Presidency, NAS talks fail to stop Saraki’s trial

There were indications last night that the high-profile parley between the Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday night failed to persuade President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the trial of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. READ MORE…

Fulani herdsmen: Yoruba leaders threaten secession

Following alleged incessant attacks and invasion of farmlands by some Fulani herdsmen, notable Yoruba leaders held an emergency summit in Ibadan, Oyo State, yesterday threatening to review its status in the Nigerian Federation.



Ebola: Calabar hospital quarantines 15 patients

Fifteen persons have been quarantined at the accident and emergency ward of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital after an Ebola virus disease scare in the hospital on Wednesday.

President rules out second term for Lamorde

President Muhammadu Buhari may have ruled out a second term for the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, The PUNCH has learnt.

Chevening Scholarship removes Diezani from honors list

The United Kingdom-based Chevening Scholarship has removed the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from its list of female achievers, according to a report by Sahara Reporters. READ MORE…



Buhari, Saraki agree to end distractions

President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki rose from Wednesday night’s meeting the former held with leadership of the National Assembly, resolving to end all distractions and get on with the business of steering the ship of the state. READ MORE…

Ebola still public health emergency, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is still lurking around and countries should be on high alert.



Diezani not arrested, only invited, says family

The family of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, yesterday broke its silence on the travails of the ex-minister in London, denying her much publicized arrest and detention by the British National Crime Agency over allegations of bribery and corruption. READ MORE…

Boko Haram: Buhari seeks more help from Britain

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday asked Britain for more assistance in the areas of logistics, equipment and intelligence to help the nation in quelling the raging terrorism in the North-east. READ MORE…

Osinbajo: Electricity tariffs cannot remain at current levels

In what may well be the clearest indication yet of government’s position on the stark reality of a likely upward review of the cost of electricity, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has stated that until there is stability in the power sector, electricity tariffs cannot remain at the levels they are currently. READ MORE...



Nigerians, Africans confident of tomorrow, survey

The emerging affluent consumers in Nigeria and the rest of Africa are confident about their markets growth prospects, typified by high expectations in income rise, achievement of long term wealth goal and defined spending plans, according to a survey by Standard Bank.

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