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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [30 AUGUST, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 30 August, 2017.

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said it is deploying 33,000 personnel and 859 vehicles for a nationwide special patrol during the Sallah to ensure free flow of traffic and check accidents. The corps [...]The post Sallah: FRSC deploys 33,000 personnel, 859 vehicles for special patrol appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) has pledged unalloyed support for the recent coronation of 21 new kings of Ibadan by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. This is just as the umbrella body [...]The post Obaship: Ibadan should not be turned into battleground, CCII warns appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The University of Lagos on Tuesday said its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) aptitude test for prospective students for the 2017/2018 academic session would hold from Sept. 18 to Sept. 22 The institution's Deputy Registrar, [...]The post Unilag sets dates for Post-UTME screening appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The United States on Tuesday reiterated its readiness to support the Nigerian Government to accomplish its mission of defeating the Boko Haram insurgency and restore normalcy in the North-East. Sen. Christopher Coons, Head of the [...]The post US to support Nigeria to defeat Boko Haram appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, has said the state governor has shown beyond reasonable doubt that he is the prime target of the review of Olubadan Chieftaincy [...]The post Thousands of Ajimobi can't stop me from being Olubadan if God wills 'Ladoja appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
NIGERIAN National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),on Tuesday, said it has increased daily average natural gas supply to gas power plants by 123 per cent. The organisation through the office of its Group General Manager, Group [...]The post NNPC increases gas supply to power plants by 123% appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Saudi Arabia has banned more than 400,000 illegal pilgrims from entering Mecca for not having Hajj permits, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. This was highlighted by the interior ministry during a news conference on [...]The post Saudi Arabia bans 400,000 illegal pilgrims from entering Mecca appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Three days to Eid-el-Kabr festival, prices of rams have soared in Kano with sellers complaining of low patronage. Also, prices of rams have increased by 40to 50per cent, compared to that of last year, few [...]The post Eid-el-Kabir: Prices of rams soar in Kano, Minna, drop in Katsina 'Survey appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday boycotted the meeting called by the Federal Government on the lingering crisis in the university and the on-going strike declared by ASUU two weeks [...]The post Varsity strike: ASUU boycotts meeting with FG, submits counter offer appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned in Tuesday failed to deliver judgement in a N300m Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit brought against the Inspector General of Police by alleged [...]The post Judge fails to deliver judgement in Evans N300m against IGP appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE judicial panel of enquiry set up to probe the immediate past administration of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State began its sitting on Monday, with two witnesses called by the counsel for the commission, [...]The post Fayemi received N163bn allocation in 4yrs, N18bn deductions unremitted 'Witnesses appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, received briefings on the current state of the economy. This was as he expressed delight that it was picking up. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, [...]The post I am pleased with economic progress 'Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Moreover, during every rainy season, the university had to engage scores of temporary workers, at significant cost, to join the regular staff in grass cutting. Therefore, we grouped the offices, laboratories and lecture theatres into [...]The post 'How I influenced creation of second DVC in UI' appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Dr Emmanuel Olugbade Ojo, is an associate Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Ilorin. He is currently on leave of Absence and serving in the capacity of the Chief of Staff to the [...]The post Democratic stability in Nigeria will take 30 years 'Dr Gbade Ojo appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Director-General of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr Muda Yusuf, has blamed the poor performance of the nation's three refineries on inconsistent government policy over the years. Specifically, he identified inappropriate and unimplemented [...]The post LCCI DG blames refineries' poor performance on policy inconsistencies appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
It usually does not come on strong, it creeps in surreptitiously. But it is, nonetheless, very lethal to the continued progress of a company. It is the combination of incompetence and jealousy, which Cyril Northcote [...]The post Dump injelititis, get to the top appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
In view of the nasty environmental conditions experienced by Lagos residents in the past few weeks as a result of flooding, including the seeming uncontrollable sand digging exercises in the metropolis, which are considered inimical [...]The post Environmentalists urge Ambode to consider recommendations from past climate change summits appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Mrs Toyin Sanni has worked her way to the top of her chosen career. She rose through the ranks to get to the position of Assistant General Manager (Trust Services) at First Trustees Nig. Limited, [...]The post 5 takeaways from Toyin Sanni's career success story appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
In compliance with the agreement reached between the Federal and state governments at the 2016 meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, held in Ilorin, Kwara State, last year, where it [...]The post FG, states agree on exchange of letters for transfer of title to land transactions appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
THE plethora of commentaries and armchair analysis on the unfortunate crisis at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) , Ogbomoso, Oyo State, is as interesting as it is unpleasant. The situation, no doubt, presents [...]The post Placing LAUTECH crisis in context appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called for more indigenous participation during the forthcoming bid rounds for 30 marginal fields. The Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, made the call during [...]The post NNPC calls for more indigenous participation in next bid rounds for 30 marginal fields appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Akwa Ibom State government has taken some far-reaching measures to rescue the collapsing healthcare infrastructure in public hospitals in the state, following the rise in infants and maternal deaths in most government-owned health centres in [...]The post Patients groan as primary healthcare collapses in A'Ibom appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
OrganiSation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said that Nigeria's crude oil production dropped by 150, 000 barrels per day (bpd) in July. An OPEC data indicated that the country's production was said to [...]The post Obsolete facilities pushed down Nigeria's July oil production by 150,000 bpd 'OPEC appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has joined those that are kicking against the proposed amendment of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Act. The President of TUC, Comrade BobboiBalaKaigama, stated in a communique issued at [...]The post TUC condemns the proposed amendment of NLNG Act appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Heavy rain continued to pour on Tuesday on southeastern Texas where Tropical Storm Harvey has already caused catastrophic flooding in Texas, one of the largest cities in the United States. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said [...]The post 3 killed, 3,000 rescued, 30, 000 displaced as US Hurricane Harvey breaks rainfall record appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
No fewer than 22,000 farmers in Kebbi State are to benefit from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s anchor borrowers programme aimed at increasing the cultivation of rice in Nigeria. The loan anchored under Nigeria [...]The post CBN, Sterling Bank support 22,000 farmers in Kebbi with NIRSAL loan appeared first on Tribune. 


Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Monday, denied claims that it was rejecting electricity allocated to it by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). It also denied news report in an online edition which [...]The post Abuja DisCo denies load rejection claims appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
An undergraduate of the Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, went home N500, 000 richer on Monday, August 28, 2017, following his win in one of the games on the Western Lotto [...]The post Undergraduate wins N.5m in Western Lotto game appeared first on Tribune. 

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