Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 5th January

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Punch

Police charge 15-year-old girl for killing mother, mother’s boyfriend

Police have charged a 15-year-old Brooklyn girl with the murders of her mother and mother’s boyfriend, saying she left the bodies in their Sheepshead Bay apartment for days and even went out partying one night.

http://www.punchng.com/?p=21427

Vanguard

Shi’ites to FG: Tell Nigerians the whereabout of El-Zakzaky

Bothered by his state of health, three weeks after his arrest and subsequent detention, members of the Islamic sect, Shi’ites, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to tell Nigerians the whereabout of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/01/shiites-to-fg-tell-nigerians-the-whereabout-of-el-zakzaky/

The Sun

Emperor Buhari or plain poor communicator?

AS Muhammadu Buhari ran for the fourth and decisive time for the Nigerian Presidency, his handlers cast him as a man purged of the dictatorial tendencies and inflexible disposition that marked his time as Nigeria’s military ruler. Behold, the candidate’s adroit handlers hailed, a reformed emperor, a convert to democratic ways.

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/emperor-buhari-or-plain-poor-communicator/

Thisday

Boko Haram: Shettima Reassures Fleeing Residents of Safety

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has reassured the fleeing residents of Ali Dawari village of their safety after an attack by Boko Haram terriorists on the village recently

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/boko-haram-shettima-reassures-fleeing-residents-of-safety/229538/

Daily Times

Buhari meets Lagarde today

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to hold talks with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today in a bid to find solution to economic crisis fuelled by plunging oil prices.

http://dailytimes.com.ng/buhari-meets-lagarde-today/

Guardian

Obaigbena responds to EFCC on NPAN, General Hydrocarbons

PUBLISHER of Thisday Newspapers and President, Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nduka Obaigbena, yesterday reacted to the controversy on the payments to General Hydrocarbons Ltd and members of NPAN by the Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser ( ONSA).

http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/2016/01/obaigbena-responds-to-efcc-on-npan-general-hydrocarbons/

Daily Trust

Metuh not under EFCC investigation — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that its national publicity secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, is not under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as claimed in a national daily.

National Mirror

You risk your jobs if you come late, Niger govt warns civil servants

Niger State government has threatened to dismiss any civil servant in the state that resumes work late, describing late coming as a sabotage to the development of the state.

Niger State government has threatened to dismiss any civil servant in the state that resumes work late, describing late coming as a sabotage to the development of the state.

Leadership

IMF Boss Lagarde In Nigeria Over Naira Devaluation, Subsidy

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mrs Christine Lagarde, arrived in Nigeria yesterday to begin a four-day visit during which she will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and his team, hoping to discuss economic issues concerning the nation, including devaluation of the naira and the vexed matter of oil subsidy .

http://leadership.ng/news/489143/imf-boss-lagarde-nigeria-naira-devaluation-subsidy

The Nation

EFCC to quiz Metuh over N1.4b in firm’s account

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives probing the $2.1 billion arms contracts have traced N1.4billion to the account of a company allegedly linked with Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) spokesman  Olisa Metuh.

http://thenationonlineng.net/efcc-to-quiz-metuh-over-n1-4b-in-firms-account/

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