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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

For today, November 28 2016:


Labour leader seeks pay rise to cushion recession

A Formal National Vice President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) Issa Aremu has said that for the country to come out of recession the government must immediately increase workers’ salaries.

Akeredolu’s election, triumph of power rotation in Ondo

The race to the Alagbaka Government House of Ondo State has been won and lost. The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN) breasted the tape ahead of others. But the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and its candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) said yesterday that it was not yet over.

My June 12 story, by Tony Anenih

Twenty-three years after the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential presumably won by the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, one of the principal actors, Chief Tony Anenih at the weekend stated briefly his side of the story.



FG to import crude oil from Niger Republic, plans 1,000-km pipeline

Against the challenges in moving crude oil from South-South Nigeria to Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), the Presidency has turned to Niger Republic for supply of the commodities to bring KRPC into full operation.

Ondo Election: PDP, AD kick as INEC names Akeredolu Gov-elect

WITH 244,842 votes, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was, yesterday, declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the winner of Saturday’s governorship election.

Senate makes U-turn, drops already cleared Buhari’s nominee

TWELVE days after the Senate cleared Chief Okoi Ofem Obono-Obla, Cross River, South South, as a non-Executive Commissioner on the governing board of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, it has made a dramatic turn by dropping his name from the list of successful nominees sent to President Muhammadu Buhari.



One dead in Ibadan as fuel tanker bursts into flames

One person died yesterday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, when a fuel-laden tanker burst into flames on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.

Akeredolu: change is here

Ondo State Governor-elect Oluwarotimi Akeredolu yesterday promised not to fail the people when he assumes office on February 24.

Troops kill 30 suspected insurgents

Troops of the 121 Task Force Battalion in Pulka, Borno State, yesterday killed 30 suspected insurgents as they attempted to ambush a convoy of Gwoza Local Government officials.



Mixed reactions greet Akeredolu’s victory

Several hours after the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, was declared as the winner of the Ondo State governorship poll, the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alliance for Democracy and Social Democratic Party have neither conceded defeat nor congratulated him.

Apprentice absconds with employer’s children day after resumption

An apprentice, identified only as Grace, has allegedly absconded with the two children of her employer, Mrs. Suliyat Azeez, in the Okokomaiko area of Lagos State.

Lagos residents waste three of 10 years in traffic – Report

At least three of every 10 years spent in Lagos is lost to traffic, a survey by a Lagos-based transport firm, Planet Projects, has shown.

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