NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [12 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 12 October, 2017.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Police from the Ondo State Police Commandon Wednesdayparaded a suspected armed robber, Chukuma Okoro, who confessed to joining armed robbery gang to pay his wifes dowry. Okoro who said he had been living with his [...]The post I join armed robbery to pay my wifes N.3m dowry 'Suspect appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday dissolved the State Executive Council. This was announced in a statement by Mr Jibril Ndace, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. Bello, however, retained the three newly-appointed commissioners [...]The post Gov Bello dissolves Niger cabinet appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Kaduna State governor and chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC) Committee on True Federalism, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai has advised Nigerian youths not to show indifference to the ongoing summit on True Federalism. Delivering his opening [...]The post Don't ignore restructuring summit, el-Rufai tells Nigerian youths appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of Federal High Court in Lagoson Wednesdayordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The houses, located in Lagos and Port Harcourt, [...]The post Court orders permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Scarcity of the critical travel document otherwise known as yellow cards have hit the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Many intending passengers who should have travelled since Tuesday were turned back as they could not obtain [...]The post Scarcity of yellow cards hit Lagos airport appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Catholic Bishop of Abuja, Rev. John Onaiyekan has asked President Muhammudu Buhari to to ensure that all federal appointments have fair representation both from the Islam and the Christian faith, as a way of [...]The post Onaiyekan cautions Buhari over federal appointments appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE entire Epe kingdom in Lagos State will from Saturday, October 14, 2017, play host to visitors from within and outside Nigeria who will be joining sons and daughters of the town to celebrate this [...]The post Epe plans big for Kayokayo carnival appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajoon Wednesdayreiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to securing the release of the remaining abducted Chibok girls. He made the assertionwhen he received a delegation of girl child rights advocates from [...]The post Return of Chibok girls important to FG 'Osinbajo appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has continued to be in the glare of the public for days following the allegations and counter allegations that stemmed from the fallout between the Minister of State for [...]The post NNPC Act has no provision for Minister of State 'Lawyers appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said his administration is investing on infrastructure because it is laying the foundation for the economic growth of the state He stated this on Wednesday while inaugurating some [...]The post Anniversary: Why were investing on infrastructure 'Fayose appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Secretary of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Ango Abdullahi, has once again said that the North is not afraid of break up, saying the region [...]The post North not afraid of breakup 'Ango appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Army has urged the public to disregard rumours that its ongoing free medical outreach, especially in the South-East, was aimed at de-populating the zone. Col Sagir Musa, Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division [...]The post We're not injecting people in South East with monkeypox injection 'Army appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Justice Abdulaziz Anka of Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. The houses, located in Lagos and [...]The post Court orders permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has observed that one of thegreatest threats to constitutional democracy in Africa is imperial presidency. He said thechallenge was therefore how to check the excesses of many civilian leaders [...]The post Imperial presidency threat to democracy 'Ekweremadu appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
All schools in Anambra State were hurriedlyshut on Wednesday as parents rushed to withdraw their children from school over a rumour of alleged monkeypox injections on pupils by soldiers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) [...]The post BREAKING: All schools in Anambra closed over alleged monkeypox injection appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The Federal Government has said it will introduce Drug Coordinated Wholesale Centres (CWCs) across the nation to check the menace of fake and falsified medical products in the country even as it warned that by [...]The post FG to close down open drug markets, introduces CWCs appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
With the collapse of access roads to Lagos ports, the failure to evacuate cargoes already discharged at the various terminals has worsened the turn around time of vessels from an average of three days to [...]The post Ports access roads: Vessel turn-around time now 30 days 'STOAN appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has urged boat operators to ignore threat of sanctions by the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) pending the final outcome of the case in courts. Responding to enquiries by [...]The post Water transportation: Ignore LASWA threat, NIWA tells operators appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Dr Ellis Oyekola, a Senior Principal Lecturer in the Department of Fine Arts, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyo State, has won several artistic awards all over Europe and America, and in this interview with ADEWALE OSHODI, [...]The post 'It's good Nigerian artists are being recognised globally' appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Nigeria-map-colourACCORDING to Wikipedia, the power of the purse is the ability of one group to manipulate and control the actions of another group by withholding funding or putting stipulations on the use of funds. The [...]The post Limits to parliament's power of the purse appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Kolawole Daniel reports on the third reading of the constitution amendment bill in the House of Representatives and work plan adopted by the House on political agitations. Constitutionally, the National Assembly comprising the Senate and [...]The post As Reps passed constitution amendment bill for third reading appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE axiom that freedom is never willingly given by the oppressor but must be demanded by the oppressed cannot be more apt in dissecting the current crackdown on 'dissident' elements in Southern Cameroon. Just like [...]The post The crackdown on Southern Cameroonians appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
STUDENTS of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State, have charged the federal Government to fund education adequately, as the nation marked its 57th independence anniversary. In a statement jointly signed by the [...]The post Our demands on FG, OAU management 'Students appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
A mental health expert, Dr Jibril Abdulmalik has urged Nigerian to be courteous at workplace, saying this promotes good mental health and optimal productivity. Dr Abdulmalik spoke at the 2017 World Mental Health Day Lecture [...]The post Being courteous at workplace promotes good mental health, productivity 'Expert appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
TWO staff members were killed and several students were wounded in Kenya when gunmen fired on vehicles carrying students to the Technical University of Mombasas campus in coastal Kwale county on Tuesday, a police official [...]The post Gunmen kill two in attack on Kenya University students appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Mays spokesman not aware of discussions on Trump working visit United States President, Donald Trump has accepted an invite for a state visit to Britain, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, [...]The post Mays spokesman not aware of discussions on Trump working visit appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
SEVERAL hundred supporters of Italy's 5-Star Movement chanted slogans and waved flags in front of parliament on Wednesday to protest an electoral law that is likely to penalize the maverick party ahead of next year's [...]The post Italys 5-Star protests as parliament votes on electoral law appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
For the second successive year, Nigeria has won the Ideas for Action initiative, a youth competition on financing for development, which is yearly organised by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the Zicklin Center [...]The post Nigeria Wins World Bank's youth development initiative appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
STAKEHOLDERS in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) subsector have stated the need for Federal Government to provide credit guarantee for small businesses to facilitate their access to credit. They also emphasised the need [...]The post MSMEs growth: Stakeholders want FG to provide credit guarantee appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
NIGERIA and South Africa are leading Sub-Sahara Africa toward as economic growth the World Bank has revealed. The new Africa's Pulse bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank, economic [...]The post Nigeria, South Africa lead Africa's economic growth 'World Bank appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured the stability of foreign exchange rates which is impacting on the price of goods and services in the country. This is even as he urged youths to [...]The post CBN vows to stabilise forex rate, invest in youth development appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has announced that it is partnering with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), to set up a N2.5 billion export development fund. Managing Director of NDDC, Mr Nsima Ekere, disclosed [...]The post NDDC, NEXIM bank partner on establishment of N2.5bn export devt fund appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
NIGERIAN Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has raised a strong letter to Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) demanding the payment of $315,598,823.29 debt made under protest to the agency since 2013. In the letter, [...]The post Channel blockade: NLNG demands $315.6m refund from NIMASA appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
IN line with the Federal Government's plan to sell part of the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs), the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has disclosed the government's approval to sell three power plants. The [...]The post FG approves sale of three NIPPs appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
THE International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Tuesday, reaffirmed its 0.8 percent growth forecast for the Nigerian economy, though it expressed concern over the implementation of certain policies of the government. While presenting the latest edition [...]The post IMF forecasts growth for Nigerian economy, expresses concerns over policy implementation appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Growth forecast for Nigeria's ailing economy has been put at 0.8 per cent for 2017 in the World Economic Outlook report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Presenting the report in Washington DC on Tuesday, [...]The post Nigeria's economy projected to grow 0.8 % in 2017 appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
To mark its continuing support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oatar Airways is offering special limited edition pink amenity kits to its First and Business Class passengers. This is just as the airline has announced [...]The post Qatar Airways marks breast cancer awareness month appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Dana Air will be supporting As part of its support to the Nigerian Economic Summit 23, the airline will be providing the Nigerian Economic Summit team with complimentary tickets while delegates will enjoy specials fares [...]The post Dana Air partners Nigeria's Economic Summit team appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Following the commencement of their partnership, Emirates and flydubai have announced that Emirates will expand its network to 29 flydubai destinations across three continents. The new partner network, through its codeshare, will offer greater frequency [...]The post Emirates, flydubai announce first codeshare routes appeared first on Tribune. 
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