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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 8 2016:


APC crisis deepens as Tinubu evades peace meeting

The crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is taking a turn for the worse. It was learnt that a meeting scheduled for last week Tuesday to resolve the controversy trailing the September 3 governorship primaries in Ondo State won by the former President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, did not hold.

Unspoken regrets of Sarkin Yaki Abu-Ali’s fall

As encomiums and tears continue to pour in for the late Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Abu-Ali, the Commanding Officer of the 272 Tank Battalion, reputed to be the bravest of the Nigerian soldiers fighting the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast, the minds of many are, however, agitated by some regrets.

U.S. goes to polls today for Barack Obama’s successor

The attention of the world is on the United States (U.S.) as it holds its presidential election today. Yesterday, it was a marathon of rallies as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton made last-minute campaigns for votes .



We were confronted with proof of evidence against suspended judges- CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, revealed, yesterday, that the National Judicial Commission, NJC, asked judges facing allegations of corruption to step down because it was confronted with proof of evidence against some of them.

132-yr-old woman reveals Oshiomhole’s secret

MADAM Veronica Uloko, a 132 -year-old super-centenarian from Iyamho community, Etsako clan, Edo State, the hometown of the outgoing Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has uncovered the secret of the governor’s uncommon boldness and power.

Buratai weeps as late Lt.-Col Abu-Ali, 6 other soldiers are interred

The Chief of Army of Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, wept on Monday as he read the funeral oration at the graveside of the seven military men killed by the Boko Haram terrorists.



Buratai leads tearful farewell for war heroes

Seven mahogany coffins draped with the green-white-green national colours. A long  row of soldiers decked out in their ceremonial dress. Two women cuddling two kids – a boy and a girl. All was sober and gloomy.

Kachikwu slams NNPC for petrol price hike

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC,yesterday denied meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to hike the pump price of  petrol from N145 to N150 per litre.

INEC denies recruiting ad-hoc staff from Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday denied a report that it is recruiting ad-hoc staff from Lagos State ahead of the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.



World watches as US elects new president today

Today, the people of the United States of America will go to the polls to vote in the 45th and next President of the country. To many watchers within and outside the country, fondly described by its citizens as ‘God’s-own-country’, the people will not only be performing their civic responsibility; they will be putting the country’s over 200-year-old democracy to test once again.

Buratai weeps as commander, six soldiers get national burial

The Commanding Officer of the 272 Special Task Force Task Battalion, Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali and six troops who were killed during a Boko Haram attack at Mallam Fatori on November 4, 2016 were given a national burial at the military cemetery, Abuja on Monday.

Judge in fresh trouble for receiving N5m from SAN

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court is in fresh trouble for allegedly receiving N5m from a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, The PUNCH learnt on Monday.

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