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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [17 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 17 October, 2017.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
SOKOTO State government has sent 239 medical lab scientists back to school, to upgrade their knowledge and prepare them for professional licensing before they continue their duty in the state ministry of health. Governor Aminu [...]The post Sokoto sends 239 lab scientists back to school appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA)on Mondaysigned a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly combat the menace of piracy and terrorism in the West African waterways. Addressing [...]The post Nigeria, Ghana sign MOU on piracy and terrorism appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Monday in Lagos held a closed-door meeting with chairmanship aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including former deputy national chairman of the party, Chief Olabode [...]The post PDP convention: Fayose rallies Bode George, Ladoja, Daniel to a united homefront appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he received with deep sadness and regret, news of the recent killings of at least 20 people in Plateau State, during what has been described as a reprisal attack [...]The post Fulani herdsmen's madness gone too far 'Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja received three young admirers in the State House, who had shown high interest in his administration and prayed for his recovery during ill-health. Three-year old Maya Jammal became [...]The post President Buhari receives young admirers, Nicole, Maya and Aisha appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE Executive Secretary Tertiary Education Trust, Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa, has disclosed that over 25,000 university lecturers have been sponsored for their postgraduate programmes, including Masters and Doctorate degrees in the last few years. This, [...]The post Over 25,000 scholars sponsored for postgraduate programmes 'TETFund boss 'Says access to intervention fund now 60% 'TETFund adding value to Nigerians 'Tribune MD appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Founding fathers and members of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) have been advised by former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida to be focused in their political activities and work hand in hand for the [...]The post IBB to politicians: Stop playing politics that can disunite Nigeria appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Olisa Agbakoba, has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with a suit seeking to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from continuing to hold the office of the Minister of [...]The post Agbakoba wants court to sack Buhari as Petroleum Minister appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, is in the news again, as the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Monday, summoned him over the [...]The post Senate summons NNPC GMD, SPDC over award of oil licence appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
FIRE, on Monday, gutted the Abuja home of the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday. Confirming the development, Kachikwu said there was a fire incident at his Abuja residence as circulated [...]The post Fire guts Kachikwus Abuja home appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
An FCT High Court on Monday ordered the prosecution to serve Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauchi South) with court process of alleged injurious falsehood before Oct. 19. The Federal Government had instituted a five-count charge bordering [...]The post Alleged injurious falsehood: Court orders prosecution to serve Senator Misau before Oct. 19 appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Kolawole Daniel, writes on visit to the House of Representatives by the All Progressives Congress (APC) committee on true federalism. One issue that has continued to dominate the public space is restructuring. The All Progressives [...]The post Restructuring: When el-Rufai's APC committee visited Dogara's House appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE Executive Secretary, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Mr Gbolahan Awonuga, has said that telecoms operators were already seeking licences for mobile payment services. Awonuga disclosed this last week during the third [...]The post Why Nigeria is lagging behind in mobile payment 'ALTON appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Nineteen years after the 14th Aare OnaKakanfo of Yorubaland, Chief MKO Abiola passed away, a new holder of the title is in the making. TUNDE BUSARI reports AN important feature of the Yoruba system of [...]The post Aare OnaKakanfo, Gani Adams appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
With proper harnessing and leveraging on our natural resources the root of our economic recovery will be faster when we consciously support the green economy by investing in the environment sector to increase other sources [...]The post Investing in environment sector will enhance economic recovery 'Jubril appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
YESTERDAY, the World Food Day, with the theme: Change the Future of Migration, Invest in Food Security and Rural Development, was celebrated, and according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, the [...]The post World Food Day: Global hunger still on the rise appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Kebbi State governor, Atiku Bagudu, recently raised the alarm about the rising cases of drug addiction among teachers in the state. The revelation was shocking and the public expression of this grave concern by the [...]The post Drug addiction among Kebbi teachers appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) is to commence farm project of palm tree plantation in Nigeria. The palm tree revolution will involve date palm and oil palm. This was disclosed recently in Abuja by [...]The post NDE, Algeria collaborate on palm tree farming appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
MANY Nigerians are apparently angered by the indecent dressing prevalent among youths nowadays. Indecent dressing is a social malady. It is deliberate exposure of ones body to the public. This practice does not conform to [...]The post Indecent dressing among youths appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Sam Nwaoko writes on the uniqueness of Ikole Ekiti as the people celebrated Ikole National Day recently. Ikole is a unique town and occupies a special place in Ekiti State. It is a classic example [...]The post When Ikole celebrated its unique attributes appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
To safeguard human health and the environment, areas surrounding Ogunpa require urgent clean-up, especially for lead and copper. This is according to a study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Ibadan, [...]The post Urgent regulations required as crude e-waste recycling poses health risk 'Study appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, continued to maintain liquidity in the Forex market by injecting $195 million in the the Nigerian inter-bank foreign exchange market. Figures released by the Bank show that it [...]The post CBN maintains market liquidity with $195m appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Equities market set off the week on Monday with positive vibe of 0.33 per cent from the previous trading session. Basically the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed at 36971.27 to bring the Year-To-Date returns [...]The post NSE: Banking stocks gain pushes market upbeat at 0.33% appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
THE 36 states shared N173.8 billion from the Federation Account in September from the distributable revenue generated for the month. The breakdown was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a report from [...]The post 'How 36 states shared N173.8bn from federation account in September' appeared first on Tribune. 
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