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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, February 16 2016:


PDP's present state makes me weep, says Ekwueme

Former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, says the present state of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) draws him close to tears.

Fayose storms finance ministry, demands release of state's allocation

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State yesterday stormed the office of the Finance Minister, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to demand the release of the state’s statutory allocation for January and over N1. 1 billion budget support fund.

Government's N21 billion fails to deliver uniform petrol price

The Federal Government has spent N20.9 billion to bridge the gap in the price of petrol in seven months. But this has failed to deliver a uniform amount paid for the product across the country.



Inflation: Misery as prices of foodstuffs hit the roof

Prices of bread, meat, fish, oil, yam and other essential commodities, last month, became increasingly unaffordable for Nigerians, as the inflation rate rose for the 15th consecutive month to 18.72 per cent.

I weep for PDP; How it was destroyed, by Ekwueme

Second Republic Vice President and founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has noted that the PDP came to its present predicament because some members of the party wanted to take control of the party and subjected it to their whims and caprices.

Saraki in London, says Buhari is healthy, No cause for Alarm

SENATE President Bukola Saraki who left Nigeria in the early hours of yesterday to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, has described the President as healthy and no cause for alarm.



Buhari to Nigerians - Thank you for prayers on my health

President Muhammadu Buhari last night thanked Nigerians for their prayers and kind wishes on his health.

Amcon seeks private investors for Arik Air

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) is shopping for investors for troubled carrier Arik Air.

Police seal off kidnappers' houses in Ogijo

The Police have sealed off two houses built by some members of the gang that kidnapped Dayo Adekoya, secretary of Isheri North GRA Landlords Association.



AGF Malami queries Emefiele on alleged forex fraud in CBN

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said there are corruption allegations in the Central Bank of Nigeria’s foreign exchange allocation and transactions.

Alleged N108bn fraud: EFCC seizes Akpabio's wife's school

A school allegedly belonging to Unoma Akpabio, the wife of the immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has been seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

2019: Atiku, Lamido may clash over PDP presidential ticket

There are indications that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, are making moves towards clinching the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election.


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