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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [29 AUGUST, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 29 August, 2017.


Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The ascendancy of the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Senator Rashidi Ladoja towards becoming the Olubadan of Ibadan land may be truncated if he fails to accept his beaded crown and letter of appointment. This, [...]The post 'Ladoja cant rise to Olubadan without accepting beaded crown' appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
An eight-member Congressional delegation from the United States (U.S.) will visit Nigeria from Monday to Thursday to assess the destruction caused by the Boko Haram terrorists as well as strengthen U.S.-Nigeria relations. The delegation would [...]The post 8-member US congressional delegation visit Nigeria over Boko Haram, others appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Reactions have continued to trail the recent criteria announced by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for admission of candidates into tertiary institutions for the 2017/2018 academic session. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) [...]The post More knocks for JAMB over cut-off marks appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government will not make any law or directive that will stifle the press in its ongoing fight against hate speech and fake news. [...]The post FG will not stifle the press over hate speech 'Lai Mohammed appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
A delegation of the United States Congress led by Sen. Chris Coons (Delaware) is currently in Nigeria to explore areas of bi-partisan relationship between the U.S. government and Nigeria. The delegation on Monday met with [...]The post AUDIO ATTACHED: US Congress delegation meets VP on security, health challenges appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received briefing from the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma and the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on the improving state of the economy. The [...]The post Buhari receives briefing from Udoma, Adeosun, Emefiele; pleased with state of economy appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has lauded efforts by the United States (U.S.) to help Nigeria in the fight against terrorism. Saraki made this known after meeting with a U.S. Congressional Delegation [...]The post NASS, US Congressmen meet on North East, security appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
THE Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st and Monday 4th September, 2017 as Public Holidays to mar Kabir Celebration. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (Retd), who made the declaration on behalf of [...]The post FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays for Sallah celebration appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of theFederal High Court, Lagoson Mondayordered the permanent forfeiture of the sum of N7,646,700 billion, allegedly linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Deziani Alison Madueke to the Federal Government [...]The post Diezani forfeits 7.6bn to FG appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has explained why he crowned many kings in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday, August 27, 2017. At the historical event, just in one day, 21 newly elevated High [...]The post Why I crowned many kings in Ibadan 'Ajimobi + PHOTOS & VIDEO appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The Presidency has alerted the public on an orchestrated campaign to smear the good name of President Muhammadu Buhari's Chief of Staff Abba Kyari by a section of the press. Malam Garba Shehu, the President's [...]The post Presidency raises alarm over campaign of calumny against COS Abba Kyari appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
THE Presidency has rejected insinuation that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been sidelined by a cabal in the Presidency since the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu in [...]The post Osinbajo not sidelined by cabal 'Presidency appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D'Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women's Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in Spain. The President's [...]The post Buhari congratulates D'Tigress on African Basketball victory appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The recent nationwide broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari after his arrival into the country from London, where he spent three months and some days, has caught my attention and impelled me to convey a message [...]The post Nigeria's unity is negotiable appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
YOUR recent editorial on the humongous contributions of Lagos State to the revenue profile of this country deserves kudos. As your argued, Lagos deserves to be given special consideration given the huge burden that it [...]The post Re: Lagos 55 per cent VAT contribution appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
THERE appear to be many quixotic ideas being dished around by elders. Just take a close look and you will see elders warring everywhere in Nigeria. Whilst some are calling for restructuring and some harp [...]The post Where are our elders' appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The new Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mr Bolaji Adebiyi has formally resumed with a promise to work together with the two ministers and workers to achieving the mandate of the ministry [...]The post Adebiyi resumes as Permanent Secretary in Labour Ministry appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately reshuffle his cabinet and relieve some of the ministers who have under formed of their duties. Speaking with Nigerian Tribune on the [...]The post NLC asks Buhari to reshuffle cabinet, sack some ministers appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
For many, the newly restructured ascendancy platform to the Olubadan stool and the coronation of new traditional rulers in Ibadan were received with mixed feelings. But the Oyo State government's insistence on the new structure [...]The post In Ibadan, it's new dawn for royalty appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have condemned the delay in the constitution of the 29-member National Minimum Wage Committee and warned the government not to stress the patience of [...]The post TUC, NLC demand immediate constitution of 29-member minimum wage committee appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
In an epoch-making event held on Sunday, the Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, made good his promise by presenting staffs of office to the elevated Ibadan high chiefs and Baales (community heads) amid ovation. [...]The post Celebration as new Ibadan traditional rulers get staffs of office appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Sam Nwaoko reports the celebration of the 2017 edition of the Udiroko festival of the people of Ado-Ekiti, which turned out to be somewhat unusual given the new realities in the community. The 2017 [...]The post Udiroko: Ado-Ekiti's new year of prayers, fanfare appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The sleepy and rustic community of Ikire, located in Irewole local government of Osun State is indeed synonymous and strategic, being a border town between Oyo and Osun states. From Ibadan-Ife expressway, Ikire is the [...]The post Dodo Ikire: A town's plantain delicacy to motorists, travelers appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
A ban on plastic carrier bags has come into force in Kenya, which means that anyone found selling, manufacturing or carrying them could face fines of up to $38,000 or prison sentences of up to [...]The post Kenya plastic bag ban comes into force after years of delays appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Venezuela's close ally China said on Monday that history shows external interference and unilateral sanctions only make things more complex and will not help resolve problems, after the United States imposed new sanctions on Venezuela. [...]The post China says sanctions wont help as Trump targets Venezuela appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over the neglect of the cocoa sector over the years, saying his administration will work to reposition it and other non-oil export commodities. Buhari said this at the First [...]The post Buhari expresses regrets over neglect of cocoa sector appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country's inflation as measured by Consumer Price Index (CPI), further dropped to 16.05 per cent in July from 16.10 per cent in June. The NBS disclosed this [...]The post Nigeria's inflation drops to 16.05 % in July 'NBS appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
SAHARA Group's Executive Director and Co-Founder, Mr Tonye Cole has become a member of the Steering Committee of the World Economic Forum's 'Future of Trust and Integrity Project' as WEF continues to ramp up initiatives [...]The post Sahara group's Tonye Cole joins wef's trust and integrity committee appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 29 Aug 2017
A leading Nigerian youth-driven entrepreneurship and capacity building centre, SME100 has rewarded 25 young Nigerian entrepreneurs under the age of 25 at a ceremony in Lagos. The award derives from a selection process in which [...]The post SME100 rewards 25 young Nigerian entrepreneurs appeared first on Tribune. 

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