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

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

For today, Tuesday, October 3, 2017:


Experts urge refineries’ sale as government seeks N342.72b for repair

Experts have condemned the Federal Government’s move to source another $1.12 billion (N342.72 billion) to repair the nation’s refineries.Their opposition to the plan is premised on the speculation that the government may have spent up to N963 billion in the last 18 years for the repairs of the refineries without achieving the desired result.

NJC sets up panel to probe two chief judges, 13 others

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has set up 15 committees to investigate various allegations contained in petitions against 15 judicial officers, including two chief judges.

Rivers, Oando expand 8.5km gas pipeline

Rivers State Government and Nigeria’s indigenous energy company, Oando Plc, are closing in on the completion of an 8.5 km expansion of the natural gas distribution network in the Port Harcourt Franchise Area.



Magu out to destroy my family, Patience Jonathan cries out

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has accused Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, of plotting to destroy her family.

Judicial Malpractice: NJC sets up panel to probe 15 High Court Judges

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has constituted panels to investigate 15 High Court Judges over their alleged involvement in various acts of judicial corruption.

Why FG won’t use 2014 confab report – Presidency

THE Presidency has once again made it clear that it would not consider the 2014 Confab report, despite calls from some quarters that the recommendations be considered and implemented.



Treat me as Jonathan treated Aisha, Patience tells Buhari

Mrs. Patience Jonathan has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to treat her the way her husband, former President Goodluck Jonathan, treated Aisha Buhari when he (President Buhari) lost the 2011 presidential election.

I got N7,000 for participating in killing GUS winner – Suspect

One of the suspects arrested for the murder of a former winner of Guilder Ultimate Search, Hector Jobarteh, has owned up to his involvement in the crime.

NJC raises panels to probe two Chief Judges, 13 others

The National Judicial Council has constituted separate panels to investigate various allegations of misconduct against 15 judges, including two Chief Judges.



NJC Sets up Panels to Probe 15 Judges for Corruption

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has said that 15 judges including two chief judges are being investigated for alleged violation of the code of conduct for judicial officers.

58 Killed, Over 500 Injured in Deadliest US Shooting

At least 58 people have been confirmed dead and over 500 wounded in what has been described as the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Dangote: Rumour of 10-year Tax Holiday Granted Me Preposterous, Untrue

Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Aliko Dangote, has debunked  the rumours in public domain that his company will benefit 10-year tax holiday after constructing the 35 kilometres Apapa-Oworonshoki highway end of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, describing it as preposterous and untrue.



I&E FX window records $1.3bn, highest ever weekly turnover

The forexge window, last week recorded the highest ever weekly turnover ,of $1.33 billion, since it was launched in April this year by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Nigerian economy remains vulnerable, warns NBS’ Yemi Kale

Nigeria can not afford to take its foot off the gas in seeing through badly needed structural reforms, as the economy slowly recovers from its worst slump in a quarter of a century, says Yemi Kale, head of state-funded National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which publishes macroeconomic data.

Indonesia fills gap as Nigeria’s palm oil production lags

Despite growing concerns over food security and Nigeria’s high food import bill, Africa’s most populous nation has failed to make appreciable efforts to tap into the production of crude palm oil (CPO) even as it suffers from an over 1.7 million metric tons deficit.

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