NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 13 October, 2017.


Fri, 13 Oct 2017
One day after it began its membership registration, the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been hit by scarcity of membership cards across the 33 local government areas in the [...]The post Scarcity of cards hits Oyo PDP one day after membership registration began appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE Senate, on Thursday, referred President Muhammadu Buhari's request for external loan of $5.5 billion, comprising $3 billion for re-financing domestic maturing debts and the issuance of a $2.5 billion Eurobond for the funding of [...]The post Senate refers $5.5bn loan request to committee appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the Senate's confirmation of Mrs Aisha Ahmad's appointment as a deputy governor in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In a letter to the hallowed chamber, read by the Deputy [...]The post Buhari requests Senate's confirmation of Ahmad as CBN dep gov appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Governors and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South West stateson Thursdaysaid they were keener on the need for devolution of functions away from the centre to states and local governments than on [...]The post Buhari hasn't told us of re-contesting in 2019 'South-West APC 'Says restructuring not our language, we want devolution of functions appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
A bill which will ensure that an elected president and vice president of the country be inaugurated on the premises of the National Assembly was, on Thursday, passed by the Senate. The bill, sponsored by [...]The post Senate passes bill for President, VP to hold inauguration at National Assembly appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
VACCINE to help fight the outbreak of monkeypox virus is not available in Nigeria. This was disclosed on Thursday, in Abuja, by the national coordinator, Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihewkwazu. [...]The post Monkeypox vaccine not available in Nigeria 'FG 'Oyo dedicates ward, says no reported case 'No confirmed case in FCT 'Official appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
A delegation of the National Assembly to the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly, led by President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, departed Nigeria on Thursday to St. Petersburg, Russia, for the session. Chief Press [...]The post Saraki leads NASS delegation to 137th IPU in Russia appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), on Thursday, warned that they would mobilise Nigerian workers to resist any policy of government that intends to enslave workers and the Nigerian people. [...]The post NLC, TUC say FEC should implement No Pay, No Work, vow to resist obnoxious policy appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Federal Government has announced the commencement of restructuring of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) in order to ease credit facilities for Nigerian farmers. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh made [...]The post World Food Day: FG announces plans to ease access to credit facilities appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has stated that government subsidised fertiliser to 6.5 million farmers in Nigeria between 2016 and 2017. Ogbeh, while briefing journalists in Abuja,on Thursday,at the World Food [...]The post FG subsidise fertiliser for 6.5m farmers in Nigeria 'Ogbeh appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that he will bring sanity to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), just as the just released Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance , Mr Toyin Ojo [...]The post Fayose promises to sanitise EFCC if elected President, as released Ekiti officials condemn arrest appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
FOLLOWING a series of tweets by his spokesman suggesting that he had indeed approved contentious contracts worth $25billion awarded by Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), [...]The post NNPC: I approved only 2 financing loans, not contracts 'Osinbajo appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina [...]The post Buhari re-appoints Orji MD NSIA, Ciroma DG Law School appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
On 31 July 2016 never did Makinde Nurudeen know what was ahead of him. Trained as a bricklayer, 45-year-old Makinde's while commuting on the briskly Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Makinde was involved in an accident involving the [...]The post With N5.7m, Makinde will be on his feet again appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
FOR thousands of Ifa adherents, the annual Ifa Festival, which takes place on the first Saturday of June every year is always anticipated with elation and great excitement. It is a day that unites all [...]The post 2017 Orunmila festival: Thousands benefit from free medicare appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
In the past few days, the discussions around the deadly effects of alcohol, narcotics, drug use and abuse have been at fever pitch, due to the death of promising youths especially in the Nigerian entertainment [...]The post How drugs, alcohol, sex are killing Nigeria's youths appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
On behalf of the residents of Elere, Apata Ibadan in the Omi-Apata Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, I wish to draw your attention to the deplorable state of the Bembo Logudu [...]The post SOS Gov Ajimobi on Bembo-Elere road appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
One encounter with Opeoluwa Orobiyi popularly called Omo Oba Eledua takes you to another realm as she is ready to make her brand of music the best in the industry. Her dexterity in gospel and [...]The post Omo Oba Eledua sets record in gospel music appeared first on Tribune. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017
SHOLA ADEKOLA writes about the ordeals that illegal migrants of Nigerian extraction go through and the need to arrest the situation. I T is on record that there are over ten million youths roaming about [...]The post Burden of beginning again: The sad tales of Nigerian deportees appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund), Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa, has asserted that the commitment of the intervention agency towards ensuring quality of education delivery and improving global competitiveness in Nigeria is [...]The post TETfund pledges total commitment to delivery of quality education appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest and the most modern aviation academy in Africa, a full ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA accredited training center, has graduated 262 aviation professionals at a ceremony held at the [...]The post Ethiopian Airlines graduates 262 aviation professionals appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Residents of Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have embarked on a peaceful demonstration,calling on the Federal Government to come to their aid in fixing the failed portion of the Hospital road, Abak, [...]The post Residents protest as erosion ravages Akwa Ibom communities appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
LAST week, a media report indicated that the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), an arm of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), had directed operators in the petroleum industry to contribute to the Internally [...]The post The illegal levy on oil companies appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Mr Mike Igini recently got reappointed as the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Akwa Ibom State. He speaks on reform of voting processes in Nigeria, the challenges and how credible poll can be attained in [...]The post 'Electoral reform will amount to nothing if offenders are not tried and jailed' appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Olawunmi looked sad; it was obvious that she had become frustrated with the state in which her daughter was in. Mrs Feyisara Adeyemi told the Nigerian Tribune that she had toiled so much to help [...]The post Olawunmi, 10, needs N1.3m to get her legs back appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
OIL and gas logistics giant, Intels Nigeria Limited (INL) has protested the termination of its Pilotage Agency Agreement with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on the order of the federal government, stating that the decision [...]The post Intels, NPA pilotage dispute threatens $2.6bn Badagry deep appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
Both the Federal government and the private sector has agreed that the country has suffered greatly from the failure of the National Assembly to pass a plethora of legislation necessary to boost the economy. Particular [...]The post Absence of PIB has stalled investment in oil sector 'FG appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE ongoing accusations and counter accusations over who owes who is getting messier as the operators of the private terminal, MMA2, Bi-Courtney owned by Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN), has declared that the federal government through [...]The post FG, FAAN owe us N200bn 'Bi-Courtney appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday said it would reinvigorate exploratory activities in the seven hydrocarbon basins in Nigeria to shore up the nation's reserve base. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, [...]The post NNPC to reinvigorate exploratory activities in 7 inland basins appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 13 Oct 2017
EQUITIES trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rebounded on Thursday as investors embarked on bargain hunting in insurance and consumer goods stocks to lift the Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index (ASI) by 0.22 [...]The post NSE ASI up 0.22% as AXAMansard, Diamond Bank, Linkage Assurance lead gainers appeared first on Tribune. 
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