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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 24 August, 2017.


Thu, 24 Aug 2017
First son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Emeka Ojukwu Jr, on Wednesday, vindicated President Muhammadu Buhari on his celebrated discussions with his late father on the unity and indivisibility of the nation. Ojukwu, who [...]The post Nationwide broadcast: Buhari is right 'Ojukwu's son appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, who seems the loudest opposition voice against President Mohammadu Buharis government, has said that his agitation and revelation about what had happened to the President while away in London, [...]The post Why I cant go and greet Buhari, even if invited 'Fayose appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Presidency has advised proponents of restructuring to exercise restraint in their choice of words, saying issues are resolved through 'established processes, not by abuses, insults or irresponsible statements''. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special [...]The post Buhari cant impose restructuring on Nigeria; threats, insults not the way 'Presidency appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Saad III, declared on Wednesday that the North and the people from other parts of the country are very eager and ready to meet and discuss agitations across the country [...]The post Restructuring: I wont support Nigerias disintegration 'Sultan appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The committee that investigated the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal and the Director General of the NIA, Mr Ayo Oke, has submitted its reports. The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee [...]The post AUDIO ATTACHED: Buhari to study, decide on submitted report on suspended SGF, NIA DG 'Osinbajo appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, who seems the loudest opposition voice against President Mohammadu Buharis government, has said that his agitation and revelation about what had happened to the President while away in London, [...]The post My agitation brought President Buhari back home 'Fayose appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Thursday declared that he stands by all that he said about the health of President Muhammadu Buhari while he was away in London on a medical trip, maintaining [...]The post Buhari is sick, weak, old, he should resign 'Fayose appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has declared September 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir day. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the [...]The post Sultan declares September 1 Sallah day appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
THE regular meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) was on Wednesday cancelled by President Muhammadu Buhari. It would have been the first to be presided over by him after his nearly 105 days medical [...]The post UPDATE: FEC put off as Buhari receives SGF, NIA probe report appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
THE problems that faced Nigeria in President Muhammadu Buhari's absence included the quit notice given to all Igbo people living in all the northern states by Arewa youths, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) [...]The post As Buhari returns appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
IT has been claimed that the quit notice given to the Igbo by a group, Arewa Youths, to vacate the North before October 1 became necessary because of the agitation for Biafra Republic. However, the [...]The post These endless quit notices' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government has offered scholarship to five Nigerian students for their outstanding performances in the just-concluded 2017 Olympiad at Morocco, Indonesia and Brazil. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who announced the scholarship awards [...]The post LAUTECH will reopen 'in a matter of days' 'Pro-chancellor appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
NlGERIA's 'deliverance' from imminent civil war is assured if constitutional dictates are followed. Now that Nigeria is faced with problems of agitation for separation and resource control, the country is lucky to have a vice [...]The post We need executive orders appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
THE agitation by Ogun West Senatorial District to produce the successor to the incumbent governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, got a boost on Saturday August 12, 2017, at the 80th birthday celebration of [...]The post Of Ogun West and 2019 governorship appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The news has filtered into the sector that the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has directed the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to review all its concession agreements including the controversial [...]The post How the planned concession of airports will succeed appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Ahead of next year's national election into leadership positions of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), indications are rife that some principal officers of the association have started using their offices to work [...]The post Elections: Interests threaten ANLCA's unity appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stressed the need for the shipping community to comply with the international standard on Greenhouse House Gas (GHG) emissions as part of the efforts to check [...]The post NIMASA urges shipping community to comply with GHG regulation appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Management of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has accused the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) of peddling lies to the media about the recent boat mishap that occurred at Ilashe. According to a statement [...]The post LASWA lied about boat accident 'NIWA appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
US President Donald Trump said he is willing to risk a budget crisis in order to honor a campaign pledge to build what he called an 'absolutely necessary' wall along the US-Mexico border. 'If we [...]The post Trump Willing to risk budget crisis to Build US-Mexico Wall appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Britain on Wednesday outlined several escape routes from the direct jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice after Brexit, one of Prime Minister Theresa Mays key aims in talks to unstitch 40 years of EU [...]The post Britain outlines plans to break free of European Court after Brexit appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Angolans are heading to the polls to vote for a successor for their veteran leader. Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been in power in the oil-rich country since 1979, making him the worlds second-longest serving [...]The post Angolans choose new leader to replace Jose Eduardo dos Santos appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
EQUITIES investors gains N33.3 billion on Wednesday to extend previous day gains marginally by 0.26 per cent. Specifically, the All-Share Index (ASI) rose by 96.73 points to settle at 37,059.21 points, crossing the 37,000 mark [...]The post Stocks market extends previous day gain marginally by 0.26% appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
SMALL and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) business operators in Osun have attributed their inability to assess loan facilities from the Bank of Industry (BOI) to bureaucratic delay in the issuance of Certificate of Occupancy (C of [...]The post Delay in C of O processing inhibits assess to BOI loans in Osun 'SMEs business operators appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Financial experts have diagnosed plausible reasons for the steady depreciation of the nation's currency in spite of series of interventions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the foreign exchange market. The experts told [...]The post Why CBN interventions fail to save Naira 'Experts appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
NIGERIA'S average import bill in the first five months of 2017 reached about N588.1 billion per month. This is in contrast to what it was in 2005 when oil prices was about $50 per barrel [...]The post Nigeria's monthly import bill hits N588.1bn 'Emefiele appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
FIRST City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has reiterated its commitment to support activities that promote and add value to Nigeria's culture and heritage which are also capable of boosting tourism and other non-oil sectors in [...]The post FCMB restates commitment to tourism, felicitates with Ijebuland on forthcoming Ojude Oba appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
VICE President Prof Yemi Osinbajo has urged ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) to focus its efforts on support for agriculture, which is the easiest way to provide jobs for the young people of [...]The post Osinbajo urges ECOWAS Bank to focus on agriculture appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says Nigeria currently ranks third globally in cybercrimes behind the United Kingdom and the United States of America. NCC's Chief Executive Officer, Prof Umar Danbatta, disclosed this on Tuesday at [...]The post Nigeria ranks 3rd in global internet crimes appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 24 Aug 2017
In its readiness to stand up to any emergency that rear its head in the country's airports, the Federal Airports of Nigeria, FAAN has carried out a simulation exercise at the airside of the NnamdiAzikiwe [...]The post FAAN ready for aircraft emergency at airports appeared first on Tribune. 
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