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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune on Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 17 August, 2017.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has queried the Federal Government's economic recovery plan which it says 'does not have provisions for addressing the critical challenges of Nigerian universities and its students.' On Monday, [...]The post NANS to FG: Your economic recovery plan doesn't address challenges of universities appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Business activities as well as transportation was grounded in Kaduna metropolis and its environs on Wednesday, when protesting Shiites under the aegis of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) called on the Federal Government to immediately [...]The post El-Zakzaky protest grounds Kaduna appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
No fewer than 45 of 82 victims of Tuesday's market suicide bomb attack in Konduga, Borno State, have been transferred from the General Hospital, Konduga to State Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri, authorities said. A doctor at [...]The post 45 bomb attack victims evacuated to Maiduguri hospital 'Officials appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the attacks on the Resume or Resign, protesters, describing it as the height of dictatorship and demonstration of intolerance to opposing views by the All Progressives Congress [...]The post Attacks on Resume or Resign protesters is height of dictatorship 'Fayose appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says gunmen attacked its office at Wuse, Zone 7, Abuja, in the early hours of Wednesday. In a statement, the spokesman for the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, described [...]The post Gunmen attack EFCC office, leave death threat appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
RESUME or resign group led by an ace musician, Charley Oputa, popularly known as Charley Boy, on Wednesday, insisted to continue its protest against long vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari in London hospital, saying it [...]The post We will not stop anti-Buhari protest until''Charley boy appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
ACTING President Yemi Osinbajo has administered the oath of office on 22 newly appointed federal permanent secretaries with a charge for them to lead the fight against corruption. He performed the ceremony shortly before the [...]The post Osinbajo swears in 22 new permanent secretaries appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government said on Tuesday that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) did not follow due process in the declaration of an industrial action. This was as it, however, appealed to ASUU to [...]The post ASUU strike illegal 'FG appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
TWO police officers in the United States are being investigated for allegedly pulling over a college student and performing a vaginal search on her in a parking lot for 11 minutes. Charneisha Corley, 23, was [...]The post 2 police officers under investigation for allegedly performing vagina search on student appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THREE weeks after he swore them in as ministers, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has now assigned portfolios toStephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State. This was disclosed by his spokesman, Laolu [...]The post Osinbajo assigns portfolios to new ministers at last appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
RECENTLY, Professor John Kibukamusoke, personal doctor to General Idi Amin, mercurial President of Uganda, made several serious revelations in the London Observer about the medical history of his patient, the President. These medical disclosure were [...]The post Can a ruler's ailments be disclosed in law' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
DIETITIANS say that peppers are low in calories and are loaded with good nutrition, stressing that all varieties are excellent sources of vitamins A and C, potassium, folic acid, and fiber while the spicy ones [...]The post Nsukka farmers move to boost pepper production for export appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Disturbed by alleged marginalisation, the non indigenes resident in Anambra State under the eagies of the Assemblies of None indigenes Association of Nigeria has threatened to mobilise its members to boycott the upcoming November 18 [...]The post Marginalisation: Non-indigenes threaten to boycott Anambra election appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE remuneration fit for a worker is in accordance with the work done. So, the minimum wage is also applicable to the private sector of the economy. Most people in the private sector are underpaid [...]The post Adjusting to economic realities appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
GOOD intentions are not good unless carried out. This explains the noble act of Senator Bukola Saraki who asked his successor Kwara State governor to stop his severance pay after leaving office as the state [...]The post On Senate President, Ikire flyover appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Many people with arthritis dread the cold and rainy seasons. Their joints tend to be exacerbated. But experts in this report by SADE OGUNTOLA say that arthritis occurs all over the world, in all types [...]The post Does cold weather make arthritis worse' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
WHY should a wanderer be finedN30,000 to secure his or her bail' The various task forces and mobile courts set up by state governments must be manned by good and experienced magistrates. Prisons are not [...]The post Of teenagers in prison custody appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
About this time, a few years ago, I woke up in my hotel room in far away Chicago, feeling very happy. It was a Monday morning and instinctively, this song came to my lips and [...]The post An encounter with 'Bill Gates' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Mrs Ishola is a proud nursing mother of a four months old baby girl, who works in a Telecoms company as an IT specialist. She had the best evaluation scores at the periodic IT expertise [...]The post Can children experience mental health problems' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
People who smoke marijuana have a three times greater risk of dying from hypertension, or high blood pressure, than those who have never used the drug and this risk grows with every year of use, [...]The post 'Marijuana increases hypertension death risk' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished CEOs counselling him via two councils on how [...]The post US President Trump sacks Nigerias Adebayo Ogunlesi as adviser appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Zambias opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, who has been held in prison since April on treason charges, has been released. Mr Hichilema was due to stand trial, but instead walked free from Lusaskas high court after [...]The post Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema released appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has returned home from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to police in Johannesburg to face accusations of assault, officials say. Police in South Africa had said they [...]The post Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe despite assault charge in South Africa appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
President Donald Trump no doubt pleased part of his political base on Tuesday by passionately arguing that both right- and left-wing extremists were responsible for violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia on Saturday. [...]The post White House braces for fallout from Trump remarks on Virginia violence appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Former United States President has made another history, scoring first now as someone whose tweet is most liked ever on Twitter. Obama had responded in his tweet to the Virginia killingsfollowing a white supremacist rally [...]The post Obamas Charlottesville tweet makes history as the most liked ever on Twitter appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
A Lagos-based fitness expert, Sir Goodluck Etom Obi, has urged the federal government to reduce import duties on fitness equipment to make them accessible to the average Nigerian whose health is endangered due to lack [...]The post Expert decries high import duties on fitness equipment appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
NATNUPRENEUR, the foremost broiler out-grower scheme in Nigeria, run by NatnudO Foods Limited said it has the potential to employ one million people in addition to an existing 5,000 people working in various capacities. This [...]The post Natnudo Foods targets 1m jobs through broiler outgrower scheme appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
OGUN State Auditor-General, Mr Sunday Odunbanjo, has said that audited account of ministries, department and agencies (MDAs) for 2015 is ready for consideration by the State House of Assembly. Odunbajo disclosed this shortly after members [...]The post 2015 Ogun audited account ready 'Auditor-General appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government has offered for subscription by auction, N135 billion bonds in its Aug 23 auction, according to the Debt Management Office (DMO). The offering circular obtained from the DMO's website on Tuesday in [...]The post FG to auction N135bn bonds August 23 'DMO appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
IN a bid to ensure grid expansion, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday, disclosed that it had been able to raise a sum of $1.55billion from multilateral donors. This is even as it revealed [...]The post TCN raises $1.55bn for grid expansion appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
FOLLOWING the resolve to democratise metering provision, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is developing a regulatory framework to guide would-be investors in metering services. The regulatory framework is to govern the operation of metering [...]The post Metering: NERC to develop regulatory framework for investors appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has declared that Nigeria's air transport sector has contributed $8.2 billion to the economy of the country and supported over 650, 800 jobs therein. This is according to IATA's [...]The post Air transport contributes $8.2bn to Nigeria's GDP 'IATA appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 17 Aug 2017
The Country Manager, Nigeria for British Airways, Mr Kola Olayinka has described the Nigerian market as a resilient one in view of its uniqueness compared to other countries in terms of air travel. In a [...]The post 'Nigeria is a resilient market' appeared first on Tribune. 
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