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  FG issues directive to BoI, FIIRO on disbursement of N220b SMEsí fund(Guardian)  
  $1bn loan: Nigeria to pay back in seven years(Vanguard)  
  World Bank tasks FG to raise excess crude account to $6.3bn(Vanguard)  
  NCC offers 14 slots in 2.6GHz spectrum auction(Guardian)  
  10,000 Farmers to Benefits from N750M Agric Loan in Kogi(THISDAY)  
  Afren sacks CEO, others over Nigerian oil scandal(Punch)  
  Nigeria Spends N500bn on Steel Importation Annually, Says Aganga(THISDAY)  
  Neglect crashes rubber production to 60,000 tpa(BusinessDay)  
  Ekiti Crisis: NJC adjourns sitting till today(Vanguard)  
  Govt supports ICT startups with N1.5b fund, targets more FDIs(TheGuardian)