Read today's newspaper headlines [Monday, July 11, 2016]
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For today, July 11 2016:
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER
Oil firms plot to derail Ogoni clean-up, MOSOP alleges
Oil companies have been accused of scheming to derail the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland.
16 Christian groups berate government over extended Eid holiday, greet Muslims
A Coalition of 16 Christian organisations has criticized the manner in which the Federal Government included last week Thursday as a public holiday after announcing Tuesday and Wednesday as work-free days.
JAMB says ‘point system’ not criteria for admission
One week after the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) allegedly approved the point system option for admission into tertiary institutions in the country, the body insists that the Federal Government-approved option still holds sway. READ MORE
THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER
Looters hide billions in farms – Dogara
ABUJA— THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed shock over the wicked manner some leaders looted the nation’s treasury, saying they now hide their loot in farms.Six suspected Boko Haram members arrested in Lagos
Lagos—Six suspected members of the Boko Haram sect were weekend apprehended by a Civilian Joint Task Force at different locations in Lagos. READ MOREABUJA PREACHER’S MURDER: They killed my mother like a chicken—15-yr-old daughterAmong the early callers at the residence were wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, who visited the family at about 12:30p.m.; wife of the General Overseer of RCCG, Mrs Adeboye, and the Bwari Area Council Chairman, Musa Dikko.
THE NATION NEWSPAPER
Detectives probe N60b vote for Senators, Reps
Detectives have recovered a sensitive document from Otunba Iyiola Omisore’s Abuja home. The document shows how N60billion was voted for extraneous overhead expenses for some senators and members of the House of Representatives in the Sixth Assembly, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC) sources.
Six suspects held for Abuja preacher’s murder
Six suspects have been arrested in the murder of an itinerant preacher, Mrs Eunice Olawale Elisha, in Abuja. READ MORE
Portugal win Euro 2016 Cup
Portugal last night won the first major trophy in their history trouncing host France 1-0 in the final of the Euro 2016 Cup. READ MORE
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
How Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016
Portugal won Euro 2016 after Eder’s superb extra-time strike gave them a 1-0 victory over hosts France in Paris, despite Cristiano Ronaldo coming off injured in the first half. READ MORE
$1.5m Dubai mansions: Buratai should resign or be sacked –Falana, Junaid, others
Some prominent Nigerians on Sunday demanded that if the Chief Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, failed to resign from his position following the revelation that he bought two houses in Dubai, worth $1.5m, he should be sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari. READ MORE
Strike: Fuel depots may run dry by Wednesday
Should the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria be allowed to linger beyond Wednesday, most depots in Apapa, Lagos, will run out of fuel stock, our correspondent has learnt.
BUSINESS DAY NEWSPAPER
Anxiety over Nigeria's lack of new oil investments as reserves shrink
Shareholders in Nigeria's oil and gas industry are expressing concern over lack of new investmensts in exploration in the past ten years, as the country is depleting her reserves and making no efforts to develop new fields.
Analysts look to see weaning spotmarket off CBN FX supply
Only a divestment of the central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the sole supplier of foreign exchange (FX) to the nation's recent introduced sportmarket would engender confidence in the economy, as well as encourage foreign direct investments, BuisnessDay interactions with analysts show.
Gas suppliers shut Gencos out as banks refuse to provide LCs
Nigeria may be in for a prolonged power crisis,as gas suppliers have shut out power producing companies because banks refuse to provide them with letters of credit (LCs) to guarantee their purchases.
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