Read today's newspaper headlines [Monday, November 7, 2016]
Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Business Day and Vanguard.
For today, November 7 2016:
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER
Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss, Ali
The House of Representatives has again threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), over refusal to explain why his agency allegedly paid N250 million to Fortis Insurance Brokers Limited.
How N100 billion constituency projects threaten 2017 budget
Senators’ anger at the non-implementation of the controversial N100 billion constituency projects is a reason the 2017 budget may suffer a delayed passage.
Talks with Boko Haram over Chibok girls still on, says government
Contrary to speculations that talks with Boko Haram over the remaining 197 abducted Chibok girls have broken down, the Federal Government has insisted that negotiation for their release is ongoing.
THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER
FG expands charges against suspended judges
Reasons the Federal Government delayed the filing of charges preferred against judges suspected of corrupt practices in the course of their duties, emerged last night.
FG to review fuel price template – Kachikwu
The Federal Government, weekend, said it would undertake a review of the pricing template for Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, to forestall a further increase in the price of the commodity.
Why Buhari’s appointees, APC chieftains aren’t tried for corruption —Presidency
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said that leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and those in the cabinet were not being prosecuted for corruption because no evidence had been put forward indicting them.
THE NATION NEWSPAPER
The prince who died fighting
Tributes continued yesterday for the gallant officer who died fighting Boko Haram on Friday.
Ambode to turn Lagos Presidential Lodge to Heritage Centre
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the hand over of the Marina Presidential Lodge to the state.
$29.9b loans: Senators set another hurdle for Buhari
Senators have put another hurdle in the way of the presidential request for approval to obtain $29.9billion loans for infrastructure.
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
Judges may face sanctions for delaying criminal cases
Judges are likely to be queried and sanctioned if they fail to conclude criminal cases assigned to them within set time.
NLC warns against another fuel price increase
The Nigeria Labour Congress has warned the Federal Government against any further increase in the pump price of petroleum products, especially Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise called petrol.
Anxiety over Kogi gov’s whereabouts
There was anxiety in Kogi State on Sunday following the non-appearance of Governor Yahaya Bello in public in the last two weeks.
THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER
CBN's dollar management policy puts pressure on the naira
The Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) deliberate policy of capping the exchange rate between the naira and the US$ through tight management of market operators is putting pressure on Nigeria's dollar reserves and raising questions on the sustainability of the current policy.
Cocoa farmers make more money on weaker naira
Nigeria’s cocoa exporters are smiling to the bank as the steep devaluation of the naira has resulted in a sharp increase in the naira income from cocoa exports.
FG suspends Obazee’s Code of Corporate Governance
The Federal Government has suspended the implementation of the ‘controversial’ National Code of Corporate Governance released by the Jim Obazee-led Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), which purportedly came into effect 17 October.
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