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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, January 9 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

NJC seeks extension of acting Chief Justice Onnoghen's tenure

The Senate yesterday said it would not convene an emergency session to screen and confirm the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen whose name has been forwarded to the upper legislative chamber by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.

DSS detains five personnel over FGGC Calabar invasion

Five personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) have been detained over an alleged brutality on the teachers of Federal Government Girls College (FGGC), Calabar.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Don't compare Yar'Adua's health case to Buhari - FG

Amid the unabating controversy trailing the indefinite medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari in London, United Kingdom, the Federal Government, yesterday, said there is no basis for comparison between the President’s health case and that of late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.

Budget Funding: FG set to borrow another N110bn via local bond issue

As part of its fiscal funding plans, the Federal Government, through the Debt Management Office, DMO, is set to raise another bond amounting to N110 billion for budgetary deficit funding next week
 

NJC extends Onnoghen's acting tenure, writes Osinbajo

The National Judicial Council, NJC, at the end of an emergency meeting it held in Abuja on Wednesday, re-nominated Justice Walter Onnoghen for appointment as the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN.
 

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THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Buhari's case different from Yar'Adua's, says Federal Government

The Federal Government spoke yesterday on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, saying it is wrong to compare his situation with the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s.

Ex-Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman: I have breast cancer

A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has asked Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to permit her to travel abroad to receive treatment for breast cancer.

Police dogs to tackle drug traffickers in Lagos, Abuja airports

The police have said they will deploy dogs  in Murtala Muhammed International and Nnamdi Azikwe International airports to check the rate at which drugs are smuggled into the country.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

NJC asks Osinbajo to extend Onnoghen's status as acting CJN

The National Judicial Council, on Wednesday, asked Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, to extend the tenure of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Trust fund video: DSS quizzes ex-CBN chief, CAN leaders

The Department of State Services have quizzed the members of the Board of Trustees of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a video some Christian leaders have been using to mobilise funds for the rebuilding of churches destroyed by Boko Haram.

N4.9bn suit: Ex-Minister seeks permission to treat cancer abroad

A former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, who isbeing tried for an alleged N4.9bn fraud, has urged Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to permit her to travel abroad to receive treatment for breast cancer.

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