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Read today's newspaper headlines [Wednesday, November 30, 2016]

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

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For today, November 30 2016:

THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER

76 die in Brazilian football team plane crash

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A chartered passengers’ plane with a Brazilian first division football team crashed near Medellin, Colombia, yesterday morning, killing 76 persons out of 81 on board.

Nigerians pay more for data services as hardship hits operators

Nigeria’s 100 million Internet users will begin to pay more for data services tomorrow as continuing economic slowdown slashes telecoms sector growth to an all-time low.

Reps want fuel price reduced to N70 per litre

The House of Representatives yesterday urged reduction of the price of premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly called petrol to N70 per litre.

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VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

I approved DSS sting operation -AGF, Justice, Abubakar Malam

THE Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, yesterday said the sting operation carried out by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, between October 7 and 8 was constitutional, saying he was satisfied with it.

Ambode presents N813bn Golden Jubilee Budget for 2017

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, of Lagos State yesterday presented the 2017 budget proposal of N813 billion to the House of Assembly, assuring that the budget will be judiciously implemented to continue the massive infrastructural renewal and the enhancement of Lagos as one of the foremost tourism and investment destinations in Africa.

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Alleged non-remittance of N1trn revenue: Senate begins probe of NNPC, CBN, FIRS, others

THE Senate, yesterday, constituted an ad hoc committee to probe alleged non-remittance, under-remittance, misuse, and other fraudulent practices in the collection, accounting, and expenditure of internally generated revenue by all revenue generating agencies of government for a period of four years, beginning from 2012 to 2016.

THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Brazilian footballers among 76 killed in plane crash

The fairytale rise of Brazil’s Chapecoense — from small football club to national heroes — has been cut tragically short, leaving the country mourning the loss of one its most endearing sports teams.

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Makarfi, Sheriff issue jail threats against each other

The two factions of the leading opposition party threatened  imprisonment against each other for laying claims to the leadership of the troubled former ruling party.

House may probe N100m healthcare under Obasanjo

The House of Representatives may soon set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the project initiated by the Olusegun Obasanjo administration in 2007 for Primary Healthcare Centres in the 774 local governments.

THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

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N23bn Diezani bribe: EFCC to charge 100 electoral officials

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to charge over 100 electoral officials for allegedly receiving part of the $115m (N23bn) disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the countdown to the 2015 presidential election.

Power generation at Egbin drops by 84% to 172MW

The nation’s electricity woes have worsened as generation from its biggest power station, Egbin, plunged to a record low of 172 megawatts on Tuesday, down from 1,085MW on March 15.

I approved DSS raids, arrest of judges – AGF

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The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, said on Tuesday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had no exclusive rights to any investigations, including matters relating solely to financial crimes.

THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER

Niger–Kaduna crude oil pipeline to cost $1bn

An estimated $1 billion would be required to construct the proposed 1,000-kilometre crude oil pipeline from Agadam in Niger Republic to Nigeria’s Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company in Kaduna State.

Nigeria targets global miners with new incentives

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The crash in oil prices has forced the Federal Government to begin major reforms to attract global investors to the under-exploited mining industry.

Lagos to spend N813 billion in 2017

Infrastructural development will form a major area of focus in Lagos next year, as the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday unveiled a budget proposal of N812.998 billion, tagged the “Golden Jubilee Budget”.

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