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Pulse Frontpage Read today's newspaper headlines [Tuesday, December 20, 2016]

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, December 20 2016:


Feyisola Olubodun is new MD of Insight Publicis

Public relations and marketing communication giant, Insight Publicis, has announced its first non-founder Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer in its almost four decades history.

Foreign airlines to reduce operations over forex policy

Some foreign airlines operating in the country are considering gradual withdrawal of operations from Nigerian routes over inability to fully repatriate funds that are stuck in the economy.

Again, The Guardian’s Muanya, Salau win at NMMA 2016

The Guardian Newspapers Limited has again emerged tops at the Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA) 2016 grand award presentation ceremony in Lagos.



Budget 2017: Govt to spend more on personnel, overheads

There were indications that the Federal Government will be running a more expensive government next year, following the budget breakdown given yesterday by Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, which indicated a personnel cost budget at seven-year high of N1.86 trillion.

NNPC tackles aviation fuel scarcity, imports 38.7m litres

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC yesterday said it has imported about 38.7 million litres of the aviation fuel in a bid to eliminate the prevailing scarcity of the product and the severe impact on airlines and travellers in the country.

Boko Haram: Jailed 70 soldiers write Buhari, appeal for presidential pardon

The 70 soldiers currently held in Ikoyi and Kirikiri prisons have written President Muhammadu Buhari, urging to him to grant them pardon.



Taraba killings death toll hits 42

The death toll in weekend’s Tiv farmers’ killings in Taraba State has risen to 42, it was learnt yesterday.

DSS to Senate in another report: give Magu chance

Another security report cleared Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman, it was learnt yesterday.

N289 billion looted fund captured in 2017 Budget

THOSE who have been wondering where the Federal Government kept recovered funds got an answer yesterday.



IMF MD, Lagarde, convicted of fraud in France

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Miss Christine Lagarde, was found guilty on Monday of criminal charges linked to the misuse of public funds during her time as France’s Finance minister.

Senate leader Ndume seeks to save Magu, visits Buhari

The report of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), will decide if the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will retain his job.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Turkey

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made the announcement in a live televised statement, Sky News reports.

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