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

For today, December 7 2016:


Corruption war in danger as Senate tweaks law for immunity

Nigeria’s battle to exit the league of corrupt nations will suffer a setback as the Senate plans to amend the 1999 Constitution to protect lawmakers from all criminal and civil cases.

It’s risky to talk about Nigeria now, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday at Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State, said it is unsafe to talk about events and situation of things in Nigeria.

Senate queries North East rehabilitation agency over suspected N2.5b fraud

The Senate has uncovered a N2.5 billion suspected fraud in the activities of the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE), which is mandated to reconstruct and rehabilitate communities destroyed by Boko Haram insurgency.


Rivers Rerun: PDP, APC at each others’ throats

Ahead of  Saturday’s parliamentary rerun elections in Rivers State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were, yesterday, locked in a war of words over alleged plans to unleash violence.

RCCG’s Holy Ghost Congress: Adeboye assures on security, medicare

AS the 19th Holy Ghost Congress of the Redeemed Christian Church of Nigeria kicked off Monday evening at the old Congress Arena, the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has cautioned Christians against entanglement with sin, urging all to desist from every appearance of evil.

Allegations of Rape in IDPs Camps: Policemen, prison officer, 2 others arrested

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said, yesterday, that following the investigation ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari into alleged human rights abuses against internally displaced persons, IDPs, in the North-East, two Army officers and an Air Force officer have been indicted.


12 kids rescued from pastor’s home

Twelve children were rescued by the Lagos State Government from the custody of a Pastor, Onoyngu Chibuike, the founder of Voice of Salvation Charitable Organisation, who had been operating an illegal orphanage in Ojo since 2010.

PDP BoT chair: no talks with Tinubu

There has been no alliance or party formation talk between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, PDP Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman Walid Jibrin, said yesterday.

Corps member died of kidney infection, says NYSC DG

Oladepo Ifedolapo Rachel, the corps member, who died last week in Kano State, suffered from kidney related disease, it was learnt yesterday.


AGF sends anti-graft court bill to N’Assembly

Indication emerged on Tuesday that the Federal Government had sent to the National Assembly, a bill seeking the establishment of a special anti-corruption court to try serious crimes, including corruption cases.

Recruitment: Police release list of successful candidates

The Police Service Commission said it had concluded the recruitment of 10,000 personnel into the Nigeria Police Force.

Passengers shut Arik’s operations over luggage delay

Arik Air’s international passengers on Tuesday shut down the carrier’s check-in counter at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos for failing to deliver their luggage days after they arrived from London. A similar incident occurred on Monday.


Nigerians should brace up for data price hike again

The Federal Government says Nigerians should brace up for a hike in data prices, reversing the recent decision by the Nigerian Communications Communication (NCC) to suspend the implementation of the new price floor for data.

FG fails to pay premium, leaving civil servants without insurance cover

Existing insurance coverage for employees managed by the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, had elapsed three months back, since August 2016 and renewal is yet to be effected, according to BusinessDay findings.

Manufacturers form own power company as energy cost hits N59bn

Faced with rising cost of power, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has formed a new power company called the Manufacturers Power Development Company Limited, to reduce the impact of energy cost on their operations.