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

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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, October 25 2016:


Shareholders fume as CBN suspends MTN’s dividend payout

Shareholders have reacted sharply to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s order on the suspension of MTN Group’s dividend payment from its Nigerian subsidiary, MTN Nigeria, over an alleged illegal repatriation of funds to South Africa.

NJC shields judicial officers accused of misconduct

The National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Judicial Ethics Committee with a mandate to review the code of conduct for judicial officers in the country.

APC governors meet Buhari, flay envoy-nominees’ list

Aggrieved governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested against the mode of nominating non-career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari.



Ijaw Nation: Controversy over INC presidency

THERE has been acrimony for more than one year running over who is the bonafide national president of the Ijaw National Congress, INC, the apex body of the Ijaw ethnic nationality with two persons, Barrister Boma Obuoforibo and Alatubo Charles Harry from the Eastern zone, comprising Rivers and Akwa-Ibom, laying claim to the exalted position.

It’s impossible to sell petrol at N145 per litre today – NNPC

As Nigerians grapple with recession, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Monday reminded the nation that the sale of petrol at N145 per litre was no longer feasible with the current price of foreign exchange.

Judges to declare assets before, after judgment – NJC

THE National Judicial Council, NJC, has directed that judges participating in “sensitive and highly visible trials such as election petition proceedings” must declare their personal assets before and after conclusion of such cases.



Kwara seeks 13 per cent derivation from solid minerals

The Kwara State government has said the state should be included among beneficiaries of 13 per cent derivation fund from solid minerals.

NJC under pressure to suspend troubled judges

SHOULD the judges under investigation for alleged corruption be suspended?

EFCC grills ex-minister over ‘N1b contract’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday grilled a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Sen. Bala Mohammed, in connection with alleged N1billion fictitious contracts.



APC governors tackle Buhari on appointments

State governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress on Monday expressed their displeasure on how they were being sidelined in the choice of those being given federal appointments in their states by President Muhammadu Buhari.

How Nigeria can get out of recession – Obasanjo

For the country to get out of recession, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for an increase in the volume of trade internally and externally and the establishment of a commodity exchange to ensure stability in the prices of agricultural produce.

Ex-FCT minister arrested for alleged contract fraud, N1tn land deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed.

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