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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, Monday, May 4, 2015:


PDP crisis: Party secretary attacks Bode George, others

The People’s Democratic Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) has warned aides and associates of President Goodluck Jonathan against attempting to cause crisis in the party that can give room for more defection to other parties. READ MORE…

APC govs meet Buhari over ministerial nominees Tuesday

Governors of the All Progressives Congress are meeting with the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja on Tuesday.

Senators-elect seek reduction in cost of governance

Some senators-elect have described as unacceptable the high cost of running government in the country, demanding immediate review so that the incoming administration of the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, can achieve meaningful development.

FG, marketers disagree on outstanding subsidy debt

Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala refuted the claims by the marketers that the government was owing them N200 billion. READ MORE…

Missing $20bn: Reps panel wants PwC probed

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Sunday asked the Federal Government and its agencies to stop further dealings with PricewaterhouseCooper,   the firm that investigated the alleged $20bn missing oil money.

Rescued women narrate ordeal in Boko Haram captivity

The freed captives revealed, on Sunday, May 3, that the terrorists killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease. READ MORE…

NNPC audit ignored N296bn condensate market – Experts

As reactions continue to trail the release of the full audit report of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, industry experts have said a thorough audit of the process and operations of the NNPC needs to be carried out as the audit failed to show that revenue from condensates was accounted for.

101-year-old man found eight days after Nepal earthquake

Nepal police officer said three survivors have been rescued in north-eastern Nepal on Sunday, May 3, eight days after an earthquake hit the Himalayan country. READ MORE…

Soldiers rescue 260, arrest B’Haram fuel supplier

According to a statement by the Director Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, the military intelligence has been trailing the man until he was eventually arrested in Daban Shata, a suburb of Baga, Borno State in the early hours of today May 3. READ MORE…



Tale of Horror by survivors: Boko Haram stones captives to death

Some women who were recently freed from terrorist sect, Boko Haram have opened up on their ordeal while in captivity. READ MORE…

Why Jonathan’s men are fighting Mu’azu

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reportedly begun mounting pressure on National Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu to resign his position. READ MORE…

Boko Haram: 214 rescued girls pregnant – UNFPA

This revelation was reportedly made on Sunday, May 3, by the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Babatunde Osotimehin. READ MORE…

FG faults N200bn claims by oil marketers

As the fuel scarcity and hike across the country heightens, the Federal Government has called on the oil marketers to consider the interest of Nigerians who are at the receiving end of their action. READ MORE…



Govt queries subsidy claims, denies owing marketers N200b

Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala refuted the claims by the marketers that the government was owing them N200 billion, stating that after government paid N156 billion last week, their remaining balance is about N131 billion. READ MORE…

Nigeria beats US, others, wins women’s 4X200m race

Nigeria’s quartet, comprising Blessing Okagbare, Regina George, Dominique Duncan, and Christy Udoh yesterday stunned the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, when they beat a packed track, including favourites, the United States (U.S.), to win the 4×200 metres gold medal.



Presidency moves to replace Mu’azu with S’South Governor

Despite threats of sanctions by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the leadership crisis in the party continues to deepen, as aides of President Goodluck Jonathan have moved to replace the embattled national chairman of the party, Adamu Mu’azu, with an outgoing governor from the South-South. READ MORE...

Soldiers allegedly kill scores in Plateau villages

The soldiers are said to have launched a revenge attack on Kadarko, Kurmi and Wadata in Wase Local Government Area of the state. READ MORE..



Justice ministry turns clog in Azura, Mobil power projects

Construction work on the widely acclaimed 500MW Azura thermal power plant in Edo state cannot begin, and progress on the 1,000MW Mobil gas fired plant in Akwa Ibom has been stalled, on account of the failure of Attorney-General, Mohammed Bello Adoke, to accede to a request for the waiver of Nigeria’s sovereign immunity. READ MORE…

PwC reputation at risk after NNPC audit controversy

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the leading global networks of ‘big four’ audit and assurance firms faces grave reputation risk as Nigerians clinically scrutinise the report it submitted in the middle of the 2015 presidential election campaigns.

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