Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.
For today, Thursday, June 15, 2016:
Senate asks Presidency to re-submit Confab results
The Senate has asked the Presidency to immediately submit the 2014 national conference report to it for legislative action.
We must defend the terms of our constitution, says Osinbajo
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday declared that the Federal Government would not shirk its responsibilities, just as he said the administration would do everything within its power to defend the terms of the nation’s constitution.
Nigeria recieves $3.7 bn revenue in taxes, royalties
The Nigerian Government is said to have received the sum of $3.7 billion in taxes and royalties, from Anglo-Dutch Shell Group.
THE NATION NEWSPAPER
Evans breaks down in custody
Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike alias Evans is not finding it funny in police custody. He is weeping that he is being held among “common poor criminals”, The Nation learnt yesterday.
I've been vindicated, says Senate President
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday described his acquittal by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) as a vindication.
Marketers beg Federal Government to clear N800bn debt
Marketers yesterday spoke of financial constraints, begging the Federal Government to pay them N800billion spent on fuel import. The cash also covers interest on bank loans.
Osinbajo re-assures Ndigbo, says FG will tackle issues decisively
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, asked Ndigbo not to panic over the quit notice given them by a coalition of Arewa youths to leave the 19 Northern states on or before October 1, saying the Federal Government has made adequate arrangements to protect every citizen of the country.Mother of Evans the kidnapper goes into hiding
The mother of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, who was recently arrested in Lagos, has reportedly gone into hiding to avoid the crowd that besiege her Umudim, Nnewi home in Anambra state after news of the arrest of her son filtered in.
Assets declaration: Why CCT dismissed charges against Buhari
Respite came the way of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, as the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, dismissed the entire 18-count criminal charge the Federal Government preferred against him.
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
Osinbajo meets S/East leaders, says war starts with words
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday warned those who have been engaging in hate speeches across ethnic lines in all parts of the country to always take into consideration that wars sometimes start with words and not necessarily with bullets.
Presidency kicks, as CCT discharges, acquits Saraki
The Presidency, on Wednesday, described as outrageous and travesty of justice the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, which upheld the no-case submission of the Senate President.
Joshua to visit Nigeria in August
World boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is set to visit Nigeria on a three-day tour in August. According to the organisers of the visit Peel Aston Global, the British-born Nigerian pugilist will pay courtesy calls on Acting President Yemi Osibajo in Abuja and the governors of Lagos and Ogun states.