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For today, Monday, November 2, 2015:

VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

EFCC, ICPC, others bungle crime cases – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed said the anti-graft agencies make a mockery of the judicial institution, through their unprofessional way of investigating and charging cases. READ MORE…

Customers set to fight CBN, banks over BVN

Chairman of BCAN, Dr. Uju Ogubunka, told Vanguard yesterday that the association was meeting this week to, among other things, marshal out course of action to protect customers’ right to full and unrestricted access to their account, irrespective of their BVN status.

Customs to axe 400 more officers

Following the voluntary retirement of five Deputy Comptrollers-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, and 35 other officers last week, there are indications that another 400 officers will soon leave the service for various reasons ranging from corruption, insubordination, indiscipline to absenteeism. READ MORE…

I won’t stop talking of corruption during Jonathan’s govt

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed not to shy away from telling Nigerians how the immediate past administration allegedly plundered the economy, irrespective of anyone’s feelings. READ MORE…

Buhari’s statement on economy chasing away investors – PDP

The party declared that “the president’s unwary statements have become very serious clog in the wheel of progress, eroding the confidence of both domestic and international investors in the Nigerian economic and social system.” READ MORE…

NNPC records N59bn loss in one month

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, weekend announced a loss of  N59.4 billion in its operation in the month of September 2015. The NNPC in its Monthly Oil and Gas Report for the Month of September, 2015, also revealed a year-to-date loss of N437.9 billion.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

NNPC loses N120bn in two months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation incurred a total loss of N120.07bn in the months of August and September.

We may reopen Dele Giwa’s murder case – Police

THE Nigeria Police on Sunday said they might reopen investigation into the 1986 murder of famous journalist and founding Editor-in-Chief of Newswatch Magazine, Dele Giwa. READ MORE…

Shoddy investigation kills fraud cases – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed said the anti-graft agencies make a mockery of the judicial institution, through their unprofessional way of investigating and charging cases. READ MORE…

Lagos policemen abduct, torture journalist, others

When last Friday, journalist and media strategist, Femi Owolabi, went clubbing in the FESTAC area of Lagos State, little did he know that his night of fun would end behind bars.

Buhari awaits Senate confirmation letter to inaugurate ministers

Lack of communication from the Senate to the Presidency on confirmation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees is delaying the inauguration of the new Federal Executive Council. READ MORE…

President’s statements affecting Nigeria’s image – PDP

The party declared that “the president’s unwary statements have become very serious clog in the wheel of progress, eroding the confidence of both domestic and international investors in the Nigerian economic and social system.” READ MORE…

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THE GUARDIAN

Discordant tunes trail Buhari’s plan for ‘ministers without portfolios’

As Nigerians await President Muhammadu Buhari’s allocation of portfolios to his ministers-designate already confirmed by the Senate, opinions are divided over the likelihood that some of them may be without portfolios. READ MORE…

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BUSINESS DAY

Security tax bill targets 5% of firms’ profits

Registered companies operating in Nigeria will have to pay up to 5 percent of their profit as Security Tax, if a proposed bill presently before the Senate scales through.

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