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Read today's newspaper headlines [Tuesday, March 15 2016 ]

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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more.

For today, March 15 2016:


Our fond memories of Felix Ibru, by Atiku, Anyaoku, Tinubu
For the late former Delta State Governor Felix Ibru, it is fond memories as more Nigerians mourn him. Indeed, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday described him as a gentleman of high standing and a democracy icon who risked his life, property and personal comfort to fight for the restoration of democracy in the country by standing up to military dictatorship. READ MORE

Audit report exposes over N3tr fraud at NNPC, ONSA
A damning audit report from the Auditor-General of the Federation, Samuel Ukura, which was submitted to the National Assembly yesterday showed monumental corruption in some Federal Government’s establishments. READ MORE

Nigeria targets 2030 to end gas flaring
The Federal Government will soon sign a global agreement on zero routine gas flaring that is targeted at ending flaring in 2030. READ MORE


EFCC traces N3bn transfers to Fani-Kayode, Falae, others
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced N3.145bn transferred to the private accounts of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation. READ MORE

NNPC didn't remit n3.2tn to FG in 2014
The Federal Government says it has uncovered discrepancies of about N3.3tn in the remittance of funds by various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government as well as foreign missions in the 2014 fiscal year. READ MORE

Lekki collapse: Ambode fires building agency boss, others
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday dismissed the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Olushola Adeigbe. READ MORE


Audit: N3.2tr unpaid into national treasury in 2014
A sordid picture of financial recklessness in the Dr. Goodluck Jonathan administration was yesterday painted by the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Samuel Ukura. READ MORE

Udenwa, Fani-Kayode, Falae named in alleged N3.1b fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how N3.145b was paid into the accounts of six chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Goodluck Support Group (GSG) by the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election. READ MORE

APC leaders under gun attack in Rivers
National and Rivers State leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), top politicians and reporters yesterday came under gun attack from suspected thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party in a near ambush in Rivers State. READ MORE


$2.1bn arms probe: Court blasts EFCC, orders immediate release of Dasuki’s ex-aide
ABUJA —  An  Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Nigerian Army to immediately release Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to the erstwhile National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), who had been in detention since December 23, 2015. READ MORE

EPILEPTIC POWER SUPPLY: FG gives marching orders to Discos on metres
ENUGU—The Federal Government has given marching orders to Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in the country to supply pre-paid metres to electric consumers without further delay. READ MORE

Ranking of Yoruba Obas: Awujale’s comment indecent, uncivil — Alake

ABEOKUTA — The Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Michael Adedotun Gbadebo, has replied the Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, over his comment on the ranking of Yoruba Obas, describing the Awujale’s comment as indecent and uncivil. READ MORE

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