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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 OCTOBER, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Friday 20 October, 2017.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
ONE of the suspects on trial for the April 14, 2014 bomb blast that killed 75 people and wounded several others at a crowded motor park in Nyanya, a surburb of Abuja, has died in [...]The post One Nyanya bomb blast suspects dies in DSS custody appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Senate on Thursday resoled to probe how the Paris Club Refunds and other bailout funds to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. The Senate's decision followed a point of order raised by [...]The post Senate resolves to probe Paris Club refunds to governors appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Wednesday night, met the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to share ideas on the Houses effort at constitutional amendment. This followed a similar meeting held between the state [...]The post Dogara, governors meet on devolution of power, restructuring appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Ahead ofNovember 18governorship election in Anambra State, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has said albinos in the state would be provided withvision magnifiers. Speaking while playing host to a [...]The post Anambra 2017: INEC to provide Vision Magnifiers for Albinos appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Presidential spokesman,Femi Adesina, has assured thatevery Nigerian is relevant, and will be accommodated, in the ongoing effort to reposition the country. He spoke in Abujaon Thursdaywhile receivinga coalition of Igbo progressive groups under the auspices [...]The post Buhari will accommodate all 'Adesina appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was shocked by the claim made by Boko Haram on the amount of supply they receive from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) but assured of [...]The post ISIS supply: I'm shocked by Boko Haram's claims 'Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. According [...]The post Buhari visits Ataturk Mausoleum in Turkey appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, on Thursday, changed his plea to not guilty after he had earlier pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of kidnapping and conspiracy. Evans who was earlier arraigned on [...]The post Evans changes plea to not guilty appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Album -Better Late Than Never (BLTN) Artiste Yung L Record Label Chocolate City (2017) Duration 68 minutes Welcome to Yung L's mind. Welcome to a world of Caribbean-themed party dance, shaking butts, [...]The post Battle of the albums: Yung L vs DJ Spinall appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
It is no longer news that the Lagos State House of Assembly is pushing for a N500, 000 fine or closure of any school that disregards its proposed bill on compulsory learning and teaching of [...]The post Yoruba Language Bill: Issues, burden, challenges appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
RECENTLY, workers at the Centre South Construction Company (CSCC), a construction company based in Ogun State, were locked in at the firm's three construction sites for three days (from Friday to Monday morning). According to [...]The post The lock-in of Nigerian workers by Chinese firm appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
it is an incontrovertible fact that whenever there is a problem, there is always a solution. Cultism in our institutions of higher learning is not an exception to this rule. Cultism is perhaps one of [...]The post Eradicating cultism in institutions appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
ACCORDING to her younger brother, Olumide Oyediran, 'I can't remember Mama sitting down'. 'She was always up by four a.m. or five,' Ayotola continues her narrative. 'God help you if you are not'. We had [...]The post Wale Adebanwi on Mama HID (41) appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The plight of stranded migrants at the N and several others stranded at different locations in Ikom, Boki and other communities in the state has continued to be a source of concern as the border [...]The post Closure of Cameroon border: Refugee Commission carries out registration of person appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
NDDCCross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has appraised the Management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for its interest to partner the State in the construction of 14 kilometer access way from Calabar to [...]The post NDDC to partner Cross River on deep seaport access road appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
In spite of last week's pandemonium in various parts of Delta State over an alleged vaccination of pupils with monkey pox virus, the Nigerian Army's free medical care as part of the ongoing Operation Crocodile [...]The post Hundreds benefit from army's free medical exercise in Delta appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
The Federal Government has said that huge efforts were being exerted to ensure that violence and restiveness in the oil producing areas of the country remained a thing of the past. Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, [...]The post Violence, restiveness 'll soon go in Niger Delta 'Osinbajo appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
AS we celebrate 57 years of our independence, it is important to reflect and remember where we have gone wrong and what areas we need to re-work to achieve independence goals of the country founding [...]The post Nigeria: Transcending ethno-nationalism appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Fatah and Hamas have vowed to press ahead with the implementation of a national unity deal, in response to a US official demanding the disarming of Hamas. The two dominant parties in Palestinian politics signed [...]The post Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process appeared first on Tribune. 


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Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has created a ministry to punish rats who make use of the cyberspace to attack his government. Appointed as Head of this new Cyber Security, Threat Detection, and Mitigation Ministry is [...]The post Mugabe appoints minister for Whatsapp and Facebook in Zimbabwe appeared first on Tribune. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
THE Spanish government said Thursday it would begin the process to impose direct rule on Catalonia in an unprecedented move to crush the regions independence bid. According to CNN, in a statement from Madrid, the [...]The post Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia to crush independence bid appeared first on Tribune. 


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