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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, The Nation, The Punch, and This Day.

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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, The Nation, The Punch, and This Day.

For today, November 22 2016:


Justice Ngwuta arraigned before Federal High Court

One of the Justices of the Supreme Court arrested recently by the Department of State Security Service (DSS), Sylvester N. Ngwuta, has been arraigned.

Economy risks depression as negative growth lingers

The nation’s economy is at the risk of depression – a sustained, long-term downturn in economic activity – as the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced a third negative growth in three-quarters.

Budget squabbles as agencies contradict Buhari on N180b fund

As fiscal year draws to a close, the National Assembly has queried the Federal Government for failing to spend a significant portion of the N500 billion appropriated for social welfare scheme as the Presidency said it spent less than N1 billion.



NBS: Nigeria’s GDP contracts by -2.24 % in 3rd quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in real terms declined by -2.24 per cent (year-on-year) in real terms in the third quarter of 2016.

Southwest governors join forces for economic growth

Southwest governors yesterday signed up for a commitment to shun party differences and embark on regional development.

Ngwuta ‘hid N27m cash, luxury vehicles’

Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Ngwuta was docked yesterday, charged with money laundering. He pleaded not guilty to all the charges.



How Justice Ngwuta moved N27m cash, exotic cars from house – FG

The Federal Government alleged on Monday that a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, on October 9, 2016, tampered with evidence likely to incriminate him while on bail – following his arrest by the operatives of the Department of State Service on corruption allegations between October 7 and 8.

Army releases fresh pictures of 55 wanted Boko Haram suspects

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, unveiled the poster bearing photographs of 55 most wanted Boko Haram members, including their supposed leader, Abubakar Shekau.

Manufacturers, LCCI, others groan as recession deepens

Hopes that the Nigerian economy will rebound anytime soon were on Monday dashed as the country’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate slipped further to -2.24 per cent in the third quarter from the second quarter’s figure of -2.06 per cent.



Ondo Poll: PDP, 20 Parties Insist on Postponement, INEC Refuses

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) monday continued its clamour for the postponement of the governorship election in Ondo State, demanding that the poll be shifted by at least three weeks by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Recession Worsens on N’Delta Crisis, Despite Agric Rebound

There seems to be no end in sight to Nigeria’s economic woes, as the third quarter real gross domestic product (GDP) growth data released monday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that the country sank deeper into recession, contracting by 2.26 per cent from -2.06 per cent in the second quarter of this year, and -0.36 per cent in the first quarter.

Justice Ngwuta Arraigned, Gets N100m Bail on Self-Recognition

Embattled Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court was arraigned monday and granted N100 million bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, where he is being tried for alleged corruption and money laundering.

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