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Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, November 17, 2016]

Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Vanguard and BusinessDay.

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For today, November 17 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Government buys more fighter jets to tackle terrorism

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The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, yesterday said more fighter jets would arrive in the country soon to combat Boko Haram insurgents.

Varsity students groan as teachers begin warning strike

Academic activities in the nation’s universities were paralysed yesterday as lecturers made good their threat to begin a warning strike.

Seven-year-old boy lynched for allegedly stealing garri

Seven-year-old boy has been lynched in the Badagry area of Lagos for allegedly stealing garri.Social media reports and images showed that the boy was set ablaze after being beaten up.

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THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

FG lied, no offer to release Dasuki for father’s burial —Lawyer

Counsel to detained former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, Mr. Ahmed Raji, SAN, has refuted a claim by the Federal Government that his client rejected permission granted to him to attend his late father’s burial held in Sokoto on Tuesday.

Jonathan’s govt awarded deceitful, ghost projects —Presidency

There appears to be no end to the accusation and criticisms of fraud against the government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan by the present administration as the Presidency, yesterday, lashed out at it, saying it awarded deceitful and ghost projects that were not funded.

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APC Reps on warpath with Buhari, party leaders

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, caucus in the House of Representatives, yesterday, expressed disenchantment with the ruling party by opposing passage of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, virement of N180 billion for critical infrastructure and the foreign loan request of $29.9 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari, during their caucus meeting, last night.

THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Four killed as crash locks down Lagos-Ibadan road

Four people died yesterday in a multiple accident  on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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ASUU shuns Senate’s call to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has tabled a number of demands before the Federal Government as condition to call off the ongoing warning strike.

Rasheed Gbadamosi dies at 72

A former Minister of National Planning Dr. Rasheed Gbadamosi died yesterday.

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

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Tension as Appeal court reserves judgment in Jegede’s appeal against Ibrahim

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the substituted governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, in the forthcoming November 26 election in Ondo State to challenge his replacement with Jimoh Ibrahim, who belongs to a rival faction of the PDP.

More trouble for Supreme Court Justice Sylvester Ngwuta

The Federal Government has amended the charges it preferred against a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, raising fresh allegations of money laundering charges involving N505m against him.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway tanker fire causes 15-hour gridlock

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A large number of motorists were held up on Wednesday in a 15-hour gridlock, caused by a multiple accident on the Kara Bridge, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

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