Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 1st January

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Punch

Naira drops to 262 against dollar

The naira weakened against the United States dollar at the parallel market on Wednesday. The local currency closed at 262 against the greenback two days after it rose from 265 to 260.

http://www.punchng.com/naira-drops-to-262-against-dollar/

Vanguard

BUHARI: It pays to persist

IF the policy of one couple, four children that General Ibrahim Babangida lamely tried to introduce (and became the first to violate) in the late 1980’s to tackle population explosion were operational in Nigeria back in 1942, Muhammadu Buhari, son of Zulaihat and Adamu, would not have been born.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/01/buhari-it-pays-to-persist/

 

The Sun

Buhari signs 2015 budget implementation extension bill

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appended his signature to an Act of the National Assembly, authorising the executive to extend the implementation of the capital vote component in the 2015 budget beyond December 31, 2015, the previous deadline.

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/buhari-signs-2015-budget-implementation-extension-bill/

Thisday

Anti-Corruption: Buhari Pursuing Vendetta against PDP, Says Secondus

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of embarking on a vengeance mission using the anti-corruption war as a vendetta against members of PDP and associates

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/anti-corruption-buhari-pursuing-vendetta-against-pdp-says-secondus/229209/

Daily Times

Lagos Assembly reverses Femi Pedro impeachment

The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Thursday, reversed the impeachment of former deputy governor, Otunba Femi Pedro, who was impeached on the May 10, 2007.

http://dailytimes.com.ng/lagos-assembly-reverses-femi-pedro-impeachment/

Guardian

Nigeria is returning to 1984, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose described the ascent to power by President Muhammadu Buhari as a misadventure for Nigerians just as he called on international organisations to focus their attention on human rights abuses and contempt for the rule of law in Nigeria in 2016.

http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/2016/01/nigeria-is-returning-to-1984-says-fayose/

Daily Trust

Reviving school feeding programme

Last week, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, reiterated the determination of the All Progressive Congress (APC) led federal government to reintroduce the school feeding programme at the primary level. Under the programme, pupils will be fed a nutritious meal once every day of school.

National Mirror

PwC rates 2016 budget thrusts high

PricewaterhouseCoopers, PwC, world’s leading audit and assurance, tax and consulting services provider, has described the fiscal thrusts of Nigeria’s 2016 budget as they relate to key sectors of the economy as capable of impacting positively on the nation’s development, if its implementation is properly monitored

http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/pwc-rates-2016-budget-thrusts-high/

Leadership

Media Chat Exposed Buhari’s Undemocratic Character – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s responses at Wednesday’s Presidential Media Chat has exposed his undemocratic character and portrayed him as one who has no regard for the rule of law and the self-worth of Nigerian citizens.

http://leadership.ng/news/488157/media-chat-exposed-buharis-undemocratic-character-pdp-2

The Nation

Buhari to Nigerians: better days are coming

The President yesterday sent Nigerians a message of hope – the challenges facing the nation are temporary and will soon fizzle out.

http://thenationonlineng.net/buhari-to-nigerians-better-days-are-coming/

 

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