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Read today's newspaper headlines [Thursday, November 30, 2017]

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, November 30, 2017:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Government to bring back stranded Nigerians in Libya

Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world would be brought home and rehabilitated, President Muhammadu Buhari has stated.

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Government suspends SEC boss, others over alleged impropriety

The Ministry of Finance yesterday suspended the director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, over alleged financial impropriety and abuse of office.

Akintola Williams enrolls for national identity number

At 98, Pa Akintola Williams’ love for Nigeria still burns. The doyen of the Accountancy profession demonstrated it yesterday at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos where he went to register in the ongoing identity card scheme. It is spearheaded by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

FG denies only 15% was released for capital projects

The Federal Government yesterday dismissed National Assembly’s claim that only 15 percent of capital vote in the 2017 budget had been released so far.

FG suspends SEC DG, Gwarzo; two others

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir H. Gwarzo, to allow for an unhindered investigation of several allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the Director-General.

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N421m ready for Whistleblowers – FG

The Federal Government yesterday dismissed National Assembly’s claim that only 15 percent of capital vote in the 2017 budget had been released so far.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Finance minister suspends SEC DG, Gwarzo, over corruption allegations

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The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday announced the suspension of the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mounir Gwarzo, over allegations of financial impropriety levelled against him.

Tax amnesty: FG gets N33.6bn from two firms

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday said the Federal Government was targeting a revenue of $1bn from its tax amnesty programme, adding that the target might be exceeded as two companies had already paid $110m (N33.6bn at the official exchange rate of N305 per dollar).

Lagos youths renounce cultism, celebrate with hemp smoking

There was a mild drama at Imota, Lagos State, on Wednesday, as some youths smoked a substance suspected to be Indian hemp to celebrate their cultism renunciation.

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BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER

CEO shake-up imminent in insurance industry over 10-year term limit

A CEO shake up has commenced in the insurance industry ahead of release of draft guidelines on corporate governance code for managing directors and executive directors, expected to affect those that have spent 10 years on the job.

NNPC targets $5bn cash-for-crude deal with global commodity traders

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is seeking to raise $3 -$5 billion cash for crude swap deal with some of the world’s top commodity traders to fund new projects and cash call obligations.

FG, States, LGs share N4.55 trillion in 9 months -NEITI

The total sum of N4.545 trillion was disbursed as Federation Account and Allocation Committee, (FAAC), allocations between January and September 2017, the Nigeria’s Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)’s latest report said.

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