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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, November 1, 2016:


How government agencies frustrate food export at nation’s airports

Despite the Federal Government’s campaign for economic diversification and export promotion, there is growing exporters’ apathy due, among others, to logistic difficulties at exit points.

Kukah visits EFCC cell, prays for Abati, Obanikoro, Fani-Kayode

Five days after he was granted bail, columnist and former Presidential spokesman, Dr. Reuban Abati is still in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), according to signals from the commission.

Government renames PIB as PRB, submits draft bill to National Assembly soon

The Federal Government may have renamed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as Petroleum Reform Bill (PRB). The draft bill is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly in the next few weeks.



Alleged Corruption: Justices Okoro, Ademola, Ngwuta risk 58 yrs in jail

Three weeks after the night raid on their homes by security agencies, the Federal Government will, today, formally file corruption charges against three senior court judges out of the seven, who were arrested and quizzed, last month.

Truck crushes 4 Oyo FGGC students, driver

Four students of the Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo, who were returning from a mid-term break died in an auto crash, yesterday evening, when a gari-laden articulated truck fell on a bus conveying them to school.

Why amendment of CCB, CCT Act by NASS’ll fail —Sagay, Mamman

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor  Itse Sagay, SAN, and the immediate past Director-General of Nigerian Law School, Professor Tahir Mamman, SAN, have flayed the National Assembly for removing the control of the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, and Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, from the executive, saying the plan will fail.


Shocked Buhari probes IDPs camps rape claims

A 17-year-old girl has told of how a policeman raped her and put her in the family way at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the Northeast.

NNPC seeks $51b investment in gas sector, says GMD

There is a $51 billion investment available in Nigeria’s Gas sector, Group Managing Director of Nigeria Nation Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, said yesterday.

Siblings die in kerosene explosion

Two siblings have died in a kerosene explosion in Akwa State, three persons, including their father, were injured. An eyewitness said the incident occurred at Ikono Ibom in Uyo Local Government.



Amosun sacks NLC chair, 14 others, suspends 18 teachers

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has approved the dismissal of the state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress,  Akeem Ambali, the  NLC vice-chairman and the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Dare Ilekoya.

RECs, officials under bribery probe won’t supervise elections –INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said none of its officials, who are undergoing investigations for alleged bribery, will be assigned any electoral duty.

Judges’ arrest, revenge, not anti-corruption fight –Abuja protesters

Some protesters trooped to the streets of Abuja on Monday and described the recent arrest of judges  by the Department of State Services on allegation of corrupt conduct as a revenge operation and not a fight against corruption.


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