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Read today's newspaper headlines [Tuesday, November 28, 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, Tuesday, November 28, 2017:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

Buhari orders governors to clear outstanding workers’ salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to facilitate release of 50 per cent from the balance of the first tranche of Paris Club refund to the 36 state governors.

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Shell in eye of the storm over ‘crimes’ in Ogoniland

Three decades after alleged atrocities by Shell in Ogoniland, fresh evidence indicates the Anglo-Dutch oil giant may still have questions to answer.

Why we are after Ayo Oke, Ekpenyong – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had obtained two separate warrants from a court to arrest a former director-general of Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Ita Ekpenyong, and an ex-boss of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ayo Oke.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

You must pay workers before Christmas, Buhari orders govs

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday ordered the 36 governors to pay workers their salaries before Christmas so that workers will have a beautiful celebration.

Govs agree to pay workers before Xmas

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, ordered the 36 governors of the federation to pay workers their salaries before Christmas, so they could have a beautiful celebration.

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Misau: FG moves to settle out of court

A source in the Senate told Vanguard yesterday that the government has decided to intervene in the issue to avoid overheating the polity and not to allow the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, take advantage of the situation to rubbish the federal government.

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THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Atiku’s exit: Accept my sympathy, Buhari tells Odigie-Oyegun

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sympathised with the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over the exit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from the party.

Clear salary arrears before Christmas, Buhari tells govs

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday directed the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state governors to ensure the payment of outstanding Paris Club refund before the end of the year.

Ibadan husband killer bags seven years for manslaughter

A female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, who was accused of killing her husband, Lowo, was on Monday sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment by Justice Muntar Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, for manslaughter.

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THISDAY NEWSPAPER

Banking on the South, APC Says Atiku’s Exit of No Consequence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is not loosing sleep over the departure of a key chieftain of the party, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, from the party, expressing confidence that any opposition party bringing on board a Northern presidential candidate to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 elections, would not serve the interest of the Southern section of the country.

Clear Workers’ Salaries Before Christmas, Buhari Challenges Governors

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President Muhammadu Buhari monday challenged the governors of the 36 states of the federation to pay up all salaries and arrears they owe their workers this festive season so they can have a befitting Christmas.

Financial Clout of States Should Determine Next Minimum Wage, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the new minimum wage for workers in the country must take into consideration the ability of each tier of government to pay its workers.

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BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER

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NIPPs sale in fresh hitch as bidders seek to escrow payments

While the Federal Government is seeking to raise letters of credit from the preferred bidders of the power plants it is putting up for sale, the proposed investors insists on keeping the sale value in an escrow account pending completion of the sale transaction

Collapse of Nigeria industrial clusters leave Lagos-Ogun axis as only game in town

The collapse of industrial clusters in the North, East and South South regions of Nigeria has left the Lagos – Ogun cluster as the only major functioning axis for manufacturing and Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Delivery on N100bn Sukuk bond road projects in jeopardy

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As Nigerians make travel plans to join their families and friends for the Christmas and New Year celebrations, there are fears of journey delays and heightened insecurity challenges as a result of bad roads across the country.

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