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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 24 2016:


Buhari asks Senate to review stand on Magu, Babachir

President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly pleaded with the Senate to reconsider its rejection of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Plateau records four deaths, five cases of Lassa fever

The Plateau government says it has so far recorded four deaths and five cases of Lassa fever in the state.

Dangote Cement distributors get N2.4bn bonus

Dangote Cement Plc’s distributors nationwide were at the weekend given N2.4 billion for as their sales bonus for 2017.



Outrage trails pension for ex-govs, deputies

Former governors, who are now senators and ministers, have been taken to task over their continued enjoyment of governors’ pensions while drawing normal salaries and allowances in their new political offices.

Rivers police arraign 45 Pro-Biafran agitators for treason

The Rivers State Police Command yesterday arraigned 45 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, before two Chief Magistrate Courts sitting in Port Harcourt for treason over their alleged involvement in the  Friday  agitation in Rivers State.

TURKISH COLLEGE KIDNAP: Victims starve as kidnappers run out of foodstuffs

Gunmen in Army camouflage stormed Atanda farm in Igbodu community, Epe area of Lagos, abducting a female graduate of Nutrients and Biotechnology from the Ladoke Akintola University, LAUTECH, Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Ifeoluwa Olabiyi and three other farmers, all men.



Fed Govt releases N72b for Lagos/Ibadan rail

The Federal Government yesterday released N72 billion counterpart funding for the Lagos-Ibadan mordernisation railway project.

Sultan to El-Rufai, others: punish criminals

The Sultan railed yesterday against impunity, saying it fuels violence.

Buhari insists on Magu

After weeks of intrigues, President Muhammadu Buhari has renominated Ibrahim Magu for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman.



Mixed reactions as Buhari sends Magu’s name to Senate again

President Muhammadu Buhari has replied the Senate on its rejection of the nomination of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, The PUNCH reliably learnt on Monday.

Turkish college kidnap: IG deploys three helicopters in creeks

Ten days after eight persons were kidnapped on the premises of Nigerian Turkish International Colleges, the police authorities became desperate on Monday, asking its operatives to waste no more time in rescuing the abductees.

Jammeh stole $11m, says Barrow’s aide

Less than 48 hours after former President Yahya Jammeh went into exile, he has been accused of stealing more than $11m (£8.8m) from The Gambia’s coffers.

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