Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more.
For today, October 10, 2016:
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER
DSS to arrest more judges for graft, trial begins soon
More judges are to be arrested across the country by the Department of State Services (DSS) in the ongoing alleged move to tackle corruption in the judiciary.
Anyaoku, Nwabueze, others insist on restructuring
For eminent Igbo leaders, the current economic recession, corruption and agitations across the country justify the calls for the restructuring of the polity.
‘Why government is yet to begin Niger Delta dialogue’
Efforts to use a workable model to resolve the crisis in the Niger Delta are responsible for the delay in the takeoff of the planned negotiation with stakeholders of the region, according to the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.
THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER
Igbonla Model College Kidnap: Victim falls ill in abductors’ denOne of the six persons abducted by militants from Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, in Eredo Local Council Development Area of Epe, last Thursday, has fallen ill at the captors den, Vanguard gathered yesterday.APC, PDP bicker over crackdown on judgesThe All Progressives Congress has faulted what it described as the desperation of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to rope President Muhammadu Buhari into the ongoing investigations of the activities of some judges, saying Governors Ayodele Fayose and Nyesom Wike apparently had something to hide.
Investors lose N290bn in 9 months, as apathy for shares worsens The Return on Investment, ROI, for investors in the nation’s stock market has dropped by N290 billion, as Year to Date, YtD, loss stood at 2.9 per cent at the close of trading on Friday.
THE NATION NEWSPAPER
Landlord ejects tenant for predicting Obaseki’s victory
A landlord in Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Sule, has ejected his tenant, Prophet Udeme Bassey, for predicting that Godwin Obaseki would win the Edo State governorship election.
Four die, two injured in accident
Four persons including three suspected armed robbers were yesterday confirmed dead after their vehicle fell on a mechanic.
OPEC ‘lost over $1tr to drop in oil prices’
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) lost over $1trillion in revenues from the drop in crude prices globally, the Secretary-General of the body, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has said.
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
PDP kicks as APC sweeps Ogun LG poll
The ruling All Progressives Congress in Ogun State won all the 57 chairmanship seats in the 2016 local government and local council development areas election held on Saturday in the state.
Rivers CP to be sanctioned for ‘aiding’ Governor Wike
The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Command, Mr. Francis Odesanya, is under fire for his role in the aborted arrest of a judge of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, in the early hours of Saturday.
50 customers owe banks N5.23tn
Fifty customers owe commercial banks the sum of N5.23tn, representing 33.4 per cent of the total private sector credit exposure of N15.68tn, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Financial System Stability report has stated.
THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER
Buhari running out of time on economy
President Muhammadu Buhari, the ascetic former military ruler elected on a wave of optimism last year, promised to fix the comatose economy, aside corruption and insecurity challenges.
Nigeria to refinance naira debt in international market
Nigeria plans to take advantage of the present negative interest rate in the international market to refinance some of its existing naira debt, finance minister, Kemi Adeosun said on Sunday.
Nigeria has highly fragmented FX market, says Onadele, CEO FMDQ
Bola Onadele. Koko, CEO FMDQ in this interview, gives his views about the impact and appropriate response to issues around the dynamics of the FX market, falling price of crude and the economy in recession.