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Friday,January 15, 2016, Major Headlines

  • Court orders Tompolo’s arrest over alleged N13b fraud
  • Senate accuses presidency of floating fake budget
  • Patients flee as doctor of Lassa fever victims dies
  • Senate accuses presidency of submitting two versions of 2016 budget
  • Lawyer withdraws suit seeking Metuh’s release from EFCC’s custody
  • Coup saved Awolowo, my father’s lives – Adegbenro’s son
  • Kalu asks Supreme Court to quash charges against him
  • 50 years after, controversy rages over Akintola’s lodge
  • Bayelsa: Sentiments that weighed in Dickson’s favour
  • They want to frame me for bombing oil facilities -Tompolo cries out
  • Crude price’ll hit $40-$50 by December –Kachikwu
  • Scarcity: Marketers, tanker drivers protest kerosene distribution delay
  • Ogun warns against selling govt land
  • Police rescue Ondo ex-speaker
  • Two groups protest against, for Buhari in Lagos
  • January 15 1966 coup: It was the quarrel between Mrs. Awolowo and Mrs. Akintola — Yakassai
  • Biafra: IPOB threatens to resume protest over sick Kanu
  • Ooni declares Ife tourism zone
  • Labour reaches agreement with Nycil over sacked staff
  • CBN reports a depressed manufacturing sector in 2015
  • EFCC’s eagerness to arraign Tompolo suspicious —Ijaw group
  • Man rapes, impregnates 14-yr-old househelp
  • Terrorists now hide bombs among vegetables —Military
  • Agitations by MASSOB, IPOB misguided —Arch-Bishop Chukwuma
  • Suspected Ebola death in Sierra Leone hours after WHO gives all-clear
  • Amaechi: There’s no fuel subsidy in the budget
  • Police need N8.6bn for recruitment of 10,000 personnel
  • Despite his prosecution, Bafarawa says Buhari is in order
  • Five die in clash between PDP and APC Supporters in Niger
  • Court seals three Skye Bank branches in Osogbo
  • PENCOM: contributory pension scheme hits N5 trillion

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