Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay. Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Punch, ThisDay and BusinessDay.For today, Thursday, February 15, 2018:THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPERUproar as Senate reverses election sequence of 2019Intrigues ahead of next year’s general election took a fresh twist, yesterday, with the Senate’s approval of a new sequence for the polls.Ortom releases letters sent to VP, others before Benue killingsGovernor Samuel Ortom yesterday accused the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of taking sides in the handling of the clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Benue State.Buhari most eligible for ‘retirees’ club’, says PDPPresident Muhammadu Buhari and not former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida is the most eligible to join the ‘club of retirees’, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday.__________________________________________________VANGUARD NEWSPAPERS.Africa’s Zuma resigns ‘with immediate effect’South African President Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation on Wednesday after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence.2019: APC has lost goodwill since 2015 – TinubuFor the first time since the 2015 general elections, national leader of  ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has met with the party’s national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, in a move widely seen as the beginning of his new task as presidential negotiator into the crises bedeviling the party.Five injured as Delta Air makes emergency landing in LagosAt least five Atlanta-bound passengers sustained injuries after the airplane made an emergency landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Tuesday.__________________________________________________THE PUNCH NEWSPAPERSouth African President, Zuma, resignsSouth Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has resigned his office with immediate effect.Soldiers kill vigilante, release arrested herdsmen in EdoTragedy struck in Obadolovbiyeyi community in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State when a vigilante, Efe Igbnovia, was shot dead by some soldiers.Don Waney’s killer squad leader, Agulegbu, killed in DeltaA notorious cultist and kidnap linchpin, Augustine Agulegbu, was on Wednesday shot dead by security operatives in Delta State.__________________________________________________THISDAY NEWSPAPERFearing Adverse Impact on Buhari, 9 APC Senators Oppose Change in Election OrderFearing the amendment to Electoral Act, 2010 and Electoral (Amendment) Act 2015, reordering the sequence of 2019 general election would adversely affect the chances of President Muhammadu Buhari, nine All Progressives Congress (APC) senators, on Wednesday, walked out on the Senate, vowing never to allow the alteration to stand.APC Losing Goodwill, Tinubu Tells Oyegun, Party LeadersThe National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, Wednesday expressed concern that the party was losing the goodwill that heralded it to victory in 2015.Foreign Reserves Rally to $42.8bnNigeria’s external reserves rallied to a new high of $42.8 billion on Tuesday with confidence returning to the economy as the continuing intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) draws various exchange rates to convergence point.__________________________________________________BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPERInflation rate declines despite sharp rise in petrol prices to N191 per litreA sharp rise in the average open market price of petrol to N191 per litre in filling stations across Nigeria failed to have an impact on inflation rate in January, figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Wednesday show.FG’s decision to cut import duty hurts powdered milk manufacturersFederal Government’s decision to reduce tariffs on imported powdered milk from 10 to five percent is a disincentive for investments in the country’s dairy industry.Senate adopts new election sequence in rowdy sessionSenate on Wednesday adopted the conference committee report on the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, which recommended that the presidential election would be the last to be conducted in 2019.

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