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Presidency Wants Banking Giant, HSBC, to Return Nigeria's Stolen Assets

[Guardian] The Presidency has asked global banking giant, HSBC, to return all of Nigeria's looted resources stowed in their coffers. (AllAfrica)

Price of Bread to Go Up

[Guardian] From all indications, consumers of bread may have to pay more in weeks to come, as the price of the staple food is likely to rise. (AllAfrica)

Presidency Responds Says HSBC Out to Discredit Buhari

[This Day] Apparently, angered by the damning report of HSBC, which was followed by another report by The Economist, predicting defeat for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, and warning that should he win, the country would suffer further economic deterioration, the Presidency yesterday in Abuja asked HSBC, a global financial institution, to return the loot in its custody instead of predicting doomsday for Buhari in the presidential poll. Reacting to HSBC's prediction that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PD (AllAfrica)

The Road to 2019 - Flashpoints to Watch

[This Day] Next year's general election promises to be dynamic from state to state, writes Olawale Olaleye (AllAfrica)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo's Wife Robbed, Beaten

[This Day] When men of the underworld strike, they hardly take into consideration the status of their victims. In most cases when they do not leave a trail of blood, they leave behind an indelible scar of losses and psychological trauma. In fact, in some cases, the higher their victims' status, the likelier they are to pounce on them and wreak havoc. (AllAfrica)

Former Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun Leaves Nigeria

[Premium Times] Nigeria's former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has left the country, a day after her resignation, sources close to her told PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday. (AllAfrica)

Buhari Accepts Kemi Adeosun's Resignation

[This Day] I wish her well in her future pursuits (AllAfrica)

Eaglets Edge Ghana On Penalties, Qualify for 2019 Afcon

[This Day] Nigeria rode majestically back to the Africa U17 Cup of Nations after the Golden Eaglets defeated Ghana's Black Starlets 3-1 on penalties (following 1-1 in regulation time) in the final of the CAF U17 WAFU B Qualifying Tournament in Niamey saturday. (AllAfrica)

Nigerian Team Debuts At African Floorball Tourney

[This Day] Nigeria is among the five countries taking part at the maiden edition of the African Floorball Nations Cup tournament which commenced saturday and will end sunday evening at the Le Palais desi Sports de Treichville Centre, Abidjan, Cote d' Ivoire. (AllAfrica)

Ekundayo to Establish Boxing Academies in Nigeria

[This Day] European International Boxing Federation champion, Larry Ekundayo has vowed to continue putting Nigeria in good light in the boxing world by winning more laurels. (AllAfrica)

Flood Claims 74 Lives in Jigawa, Katsina, Kaduna

[Leadership] No fewer than 74 persons have lost their lives following the flood disasters in parts of Katsina, Kaduna and Jigawa states. (AllAfrica)

10 Killed As Boko Haram Ambush Villagers in Borno

[Leadership] New fewer than 10 villagers have been killed in boko haram terrorists' ambush in Nganzai local government area of Borno State. (AllAfrica)

2019, a Deciding Moment for Nigeria - Saraki

[Leadership] Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday, that the 2019 general elections would be a deciding moment especially for youths. (AllAfrica)

Give Way for Saraki to Move Nigeria Forward Ex-Lawmaker Pleads

[Vanguard] A second republic lawmaker, Dr. Abdullah Umar Madidi has asked the Senate President,Dr Bukola Saraki, to make up his mind and contest the 2019 presidential election, saying he possessed the needed capacity and acumen to reunite Nigerians as well as make the country the envy of other nations . (AllAfrica)

Buhari Cannot Continue to Hide, I Challenge Him to a Debate- Moghalu

[Vanguard] PRESIDENTIAL candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, Mr. Kingsley Moghalu, who paid a courtesy visit to the corporate headquarters of Vanguard Newspapers in Lagos, early this week, fielded questions from Vanguard Editors on his plans and prospects. (AllAfrica)

Zamfara - Nigeria's Wild Northwest

[IRIN] Zurmi -Hundreds have lost their lives this year as a fertile region descends into worsening conflict (AllAfrica)

Conflicting Reports - Has Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun Resigned?

[Leadership] Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned. It is however not immediately clear when she submitted her resignation letter and why. (AllAfrica)

How I Got Fake NYSC Certificate - Adeosun

[Daily Trust] Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until yesterday, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock. (AllAfrica)

Ministry of Finance - 8 Things You Need to Know About Zainab Ahmed

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun. (AllAfrica)

5 Things Kemi Adeosun Said in Her Resignation Letter

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, resigned on Friday, saying in line with the Buhari administration's stance on integrity, it was honourable for her to resign over allegations on her NYSC exemption certificate. (AllAfrica)

PDP Ticket - Eight Govs Back Saraki

[Vanguard] Atiku, Saraki, Kwakwanso lead race the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed October 5th and 6th for its Presidential primaries. No less than than 12 aspirants are vying for the sole ticket, with each assuring the party that victory is only inches away provided he is given the flag. (AllAfrica)

Trusted Associates Put Me in NYSC Trouble - Adeosun

[Vanguard] Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until today, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock. (AllAfrica)

The Fierce Fight to the Finish for Senate

[Vanguard] THE texture of the 2019 Senatorial contest is getting more pronounced in Delta State as the aspirants under the platforms of the different political parties collect and submit their nomination forms. (AllAfrica)

We Have More Money for Buhari, Says Group

[Vanguard] The purchase of a nomination and expression of interest forms for President Muhammadu Buhari had recently led to a debate on the appropriateness of the action of the group that purchased the forms and the decision of the president to accept it. Saturday Vanguard took up the issue with the group that purchased the forms for the president. (AllAfrica)

Davido Postpones U.S. Tour for NYSC Service

[Leadership] Ace Nigerian and award-winning singer, David Adeleke a.k.a. Davido has postponed his tour of the US to complete the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme. (AllAfrica)

UK to Strengthen Democratic Governance in Nigeria

[Leadership] The British High Commission yesterday in Abuja Seeks to Strengthen Democratic governance in Nigeria through support to key legislative bodies, electoral bodies and civil society organizations with technical assistance. (AllAfrica)

Is MTN Being Shaken Down By Buhari's Government?

[ISS] Nigeria's costly claims against the South African company raise questions about investment security in Africa's largest economy. (AllAfrica)

12 Stories to Help You Understand Kemi Adeosun's Resignation

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, resigned yesterday, saying in line with the Buhari administration's stance on integrity, it was honourable for her to resign over allegations on her NYSC exemption certificate. (AllAfrica)

How Kemi Adeosun Became Minister

[Daily Trust] In November 2015, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun was appointed Minister of Finance by President Muhammadu Buhari, ostensibly on the recommendations of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, even against the wishes of some APC chieftains in the South west. (AllAfrica)

Zamfara APC Crisis - Court Orders Parties to Maintaina Status Quo

[Leadership] Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered all parties in the disputed congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State not to take any action with regards to the outcome of the elections pending the determination of the suit filed by aggrieved members of the party, led by Alhaji Sirajo Garba. (AllAfrica)

World Leaders Admire Buhari, That's Why They Queue to Meet Him - Presidency

[Vanguard] In what can be called a respond to the 'lifeless' statement made by President Donald Trump of United State against his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, Presidency on Saturday vowed not to respond to him, noting that all the world leaders are queuing up to meet Buhari because they admire him. (AllAfrica)