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

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

For today, Wednesday, April 19, 2016:


NERC to set recapitalisation guideline for power sectors investors

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), is set to release a minimum recapitalisation level required to be met by core investors in the power sector

Airlines resume flights as Abuja airport re-opens

Normal aviation services resumed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, (NAIA), Abuja yesterday as the Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika re-opened the facilities a day earlier than the April 19 schedule.

Buhari’s performance rating rises to 55%

President Muhammadu Buhari’s job performance approval rating has increased slightly by five per cent, rising from, 50 per cent as at last month to the current level of 55 per cent.



El-Rufai, Sani row deepens

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State may lose the governorship seat in 2019, a senator warned yesterday.

Bailout Probe: Senate to visit states

THE last may not have been heard of the bailout funds given to cash-strapped states by the Federal Government to settle worker’s outstanding salaries and retirement benefits.

Patience Jonathan’s $15.5m: Firms seek to overturn conviction

THE four firms convicted for laundering $15.591 million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Patience Jonathan have urged the Court of Appeal in Lagos to overturn the verdict.



$43 million Osborne Fund: Saraki asks EFCC to disclose owners

SENATE, yesterday, asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to immediately unveil owners of the $43 million found in a luxury apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos

FG opens Abuja airport 24 hours ahead of deadline

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the efforts of the Ministries of Transport, Power, Works and Housing, Kaduna State government, Julius Berger Plc, others who made possible the official re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, ahead of the deadline.

False census figures spur Biafra agitation-Eastern Consultative Assembly

The Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, has said false and bogus census figures which give the north superior majority over the south was one of the major reasons for agitations for the revalidation of the Biafran republic.



Seized N13bn cash: EFCC searches ex-gov Obi, Mu’azu, others’ Ikoyi flats

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Tuesday, searched the apartments of the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, as part of investigations into the $43.4m, £27,000 and N23m (N13

Nigerian held for robbing four New York banks

A 53-year-old Nigerian, Abdullahi Shuaibu, has been arrested by the New York Police for allegedly robbing four Manhattan banks

Hunt for Chibok girls will take years — Minister

The Minister of Defence, Brig. Gen. Munir Dan-Ali, has said it will take years to rescue the remaining 195 Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram in 2014.

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