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For today, September 27 2016:


Edo goes to the polls for new governor tomorrow

In the race for a new governor, the 19 political parties in Edo State will know their fate tomorrow as they go to the polls. Registered voters in the 18 local governments are expected to choose a successor for the outgoing Governor Adams Oshiomhole.There was a meeting yesterday of top Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials at the Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre along Airport Road, Benin City.

Odigie-Oyegun declines comment on Tinubu

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has refused to respond to allegations levelled against him by the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu over Ondo State primaries. He may however, react after the Edo State governorship election. READ MORE

Emirates rejects naira in payment for flight

Emirates Airlines has rejected the Nigerian currency, naira, for payment by travellers to Brazil.The Dubai-based airline is rather demanding a credit card mode of payment from passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.



Avengers force Shell to shut down Nigeria’s major crude oil export line

Nigeria’s crude oil production suffered fresh set back Monday as Trans Niger Pipeline, (TNP), which exports about 180, 000 barrels of crude oil per day was shut down as a precautionary measure after a fire was seen on the “right of way” at Gio community in Ogoni land, one of the two pipelines that export Bonny Light crude oil.

Sale of national assets: NLC mobilises for nationwide protest

ABUJA—Organised labour, yesterday, said it was mobilising to confront the Federal Government over its decision to sell some national assets which had before now sustained the nation’s economy. READ MORE

Oyegun takes Tinubu’s case to Buhari

ABUJA — The embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, is to consult President Muhammadu Buhari over the attack launched against him by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vanguard has learned from party sources in Abuja.



APC criticises Fayose for crackdown on banks

EKITI  State All Progressives Congress (APC) has criticised Governor Ayo Fayose for his crack down on some banks.

Ambode: Lagos committed to rule of law, justice

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday restated his administration’s commitment to the rule of law.

Recession: Fed Govt lists conditions for assets sale

MORE facts are coming up on the Federal Government’s plans to sell some assets in a bid to push back the recession that has hit the economy.



Tinubu, Oyegun row splits APC NWC members

The call for the removal of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, by the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has divided the APC’s National Working Committee, The PUNCH learnt on Monday.

AfDB to lend Nigeria $4.1bn

The African Development Bank is working on giving Nigeria loan facilities of $4.1bn between now and next year for critical sectors of the economy.

EdoDecides: INEC receives sensitive materials amid tight security

The Independent National Electoral Commission has taken delivery of sensitive material ahead of the September 28 governorship election. READ MORE

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