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

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

For today, November 23 2016:


Senate queries Kachikwu over $115b oil, gas deal

The Senate yesterday resolved to invite the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, to explain three oil and gas related deals worth $115 billion he signed with China and India on behalf of Nigeria.

Recession: It’s up to you, CBN tells government

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday admitted that its monetary policy tool has run out of options and that the economy could only get the needed support from effective implementation of fiscal policies.

Supreme Court dismisses Sheriff’s appeal on Ondo polls

The Supreme Court has dismissed applications filed by the Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State. The application sought to stay all proceedings at the Appeal Court concerning the governorship candidate of the party in the state, pending determination by the apex court.



11 die as police, hunters clash in Ibadan

Eleven people reportedly died yesterday in Ogbere Onilanta in Ona- Ara Local Government of Oyo State as policemen and hunters clashed.

Ondo: Police deploy 26,000 as AD alleges rigging plot

The Police will unleash a massive security cordon around Ondo State from Friday – 24 hours to the governorship election and on Election Day.

Recession: CBN advises Fed Govt to settle domestic debts

After resolving to retain all key monetary policy indices, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to settle its domestic debts.



Frozen $15.5m: Court rejects Patience’s application to restrain EFCC

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday rejected an application by the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, seeking to bar the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from tampering with a sum of $15.591 frozen in four Skye Bank accounts.

FG’s huge debts crippling financial system – CBN

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to urgently evaluate the level of its domestic indebtedness and develop a framework for settling these debts.

Deliver your judgment on Jegede’s case, S’Court orders A’court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave the Justice Ibrahim Saulawa panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja, which is handling the various cases relating to the dispute over the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship ticket in the forthcoming election in Ondo State, the nod to continue with its proceedings.



Again, Emefiele Urges FG to Pay Contractor Debts to Stimulate Economy

For the umpteenth time, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday prevailed on the federal government to quickly assess the extent of its indebtedness to local contractors and develop a framework for securitising the debts in order to settle its outstanding domestic contractual obligations across the economy.

Saraki: I Made 95% of My Wealth Before Politics

Senate President Bukola Saraki has told the BBC Hausa service that he acquired 95 per cent of his wealth before he entered politics.

Ondo PDP Candidacy: S’Court Orders Appeal Court to Determine All Appeals

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the Court of Appeal to immediately resume hearing of all cases relating to the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.

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