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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 24 October, 2017.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Some suspected herdsmenon Mondayin Edo State, kidnappeda retired Superintendent of Police and former Divisional Police Officer of Igarra Police Station, Chief James Omafuaire, his wife and one other person. They were reportedly abducted at the [...]The post 80-year-old ex-police DPO, wife, 1 other person kidnapped in Edo appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
National President, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), Muhammad Kirowa, has stated that herdsmen also contribute to the growth of nations economy through cattle rearing. Kirowa states that over 250 trucks loaded with cattle on [...]The post Miyetti Allah: Herdsmen contribute to nations growth, transport 6,000 cows to Lagos daily appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Southern governors at their scheduled meeting on Monday in Lagos reiterated their belief in true Federalism and devolution of powers, even as they also restated their commitment to united and indivisible Nigeria. Thirteen governors and [...]The post Summit: Southern govs suppot true federalism, devolution of powers appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
OSUN State government has described as a gross misrepresentation of facts, report by BudgiT, a civic technology organisation, describing the state as tending towards insolvency. In its reaction to the BudgiT report, entitled: State of [...]The post Debt profile: Govt counters BudgiT's report, says Osun is not insolvent appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
President Muhamamdu Buhari said on Monday that the achievements of his administration were there for all to see and not laced with lies and propaganda as being propagated by naysayers. Buhari said this in Abuja [...]The post Our achievements are there for all to see, Buhari replies Jonathan appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF),Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, has debunked some media reports alleging that her office approved the re-instatement of Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina and posted him to the Ministry of Interior. [...]The post Head of Civil Service, Oyo-Ita, denies re-instating Maina appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari's directive for the immediate disengagement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdullahi Maina, as an afterthought, saying; 'The [...]The post Fayose calls for Mainas arrest, prosecution,says Buhari's sack an afterthought appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
LEADING presidential candidate in Liberia and football legend, George Weah, on Sunday, attended a service of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Lagos, with Pastor T.B. Joshua, leader of the church, telling the congregants [...]The post Why George Weah visited Synagogue Church 'TB Joshua appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
A one time Jigawa State Governor and Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Sule Lamido has declared intention to run for the presidency in the 2019 Presidential election under the Platform of the [...]The post 2019: Sule Lamido declares for presidency under PDP appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The South-South and South-East geopolitical zones may have sealed a deal that may cost the South-West the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship position. Indications emerged on Sunday that Chief Uche Secondus, who was acting chairman [...]The post PDP chairmanship: South-South, South-East may plot against South-West appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
The arraignment of alleged billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumene Onwuamadike, aka Evans, wason Mondaystalled, as Evans through his counsel brought an application challenged the competence of the charges. His counsel Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, contended that his [...]The post Alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans second arraignment stalled, fixed for Oct 27 appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
FOLLOWING public outcry, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate disengagement of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, from the civil service. He had been recently secretly [...]The post Buhari orders immediate sack of Maina, queries Head of Service appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Dr. Obiora Okonkwo contested the 2014 primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Anambra Central Senatorial District. He has been in and out of one court or the other even since, while the tenure [...]The post 'Why Anambra central has no senator 3 years into 8th Assembly' appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, last week, fired some salvos at his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari, prompting the administration and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to take issue with the former leader. Group Politics Editor, [...]The post The Villa, Jonathan and the war of words appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE challenge that e-waste possess to the environment and Nigeria as a nation can no longer ignored; at the same time, e-waste is an economic opportunity that can be exploited to generate wealth. The Minister [...]The post E-waste can no longer be ignored in Nigeria, says environment minister appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
STAKEHOLDERS in the Nigeria Agricultural sector have urged the government to implement effective price control to protect Nigerian farmers and also ensure cohesive pricing for consumers. This was made known by the Chairman, Senate Committee [...]The post Stakeholders task govt on price control implementation appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE ongoing military free medical outreach has suffered a major setback as many potential beneficiaries erroneously saw the humanitarian gesture as a Greek gift. The outreach has generated confusion and panic in the South-East, Rivers [...]The post The military's medical outreach appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
PRESIDENT Donald Trump on Monday disputed a widows account of a condolence call he made to her following the death of her husband in Niger earlier this month. Trump tweeted shortly after Myeshia Johnson, the [...]The post Trump disputes military widows account of condolence call appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
HUMAN rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israels long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes while they actively commit massacres, ethnic cleansing, and genocide. The issue of Israels [...]The post Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
TUNDE BUSARI, after a recent visit to Oke-Ogun in Oyo State, reports the immense potential of the area to the South West and the headaches endured by the people. A trip to Oke-Ogun area of [...]The post Oke-Ogun: So blessed, so poor appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
KENYAS chief prosecutor has ordered that opposition leader Raila Odingas sister should immediately be charged with inciting violence against the election commission. Ruth Odinga entered an election center without permission, and caused damage to property, [...]The post Kenyas Ruth Odinga to be charged over Kisumu protest appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
IN the history of mankind, war has brought more destruction than development but such could not be said of the aviation industry. By the end of World War II, there was more improvement to the [...]The post Air transport in a developing economy appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE United States Air Force will put its aging fleet of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since the end of the Cold War, according to its chief of staff. Amid [...]The post US ready to put nuclear bombers on 24-hour alert appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
SINCE the beginning of the recent face-off between the Federal Government and the Integrated Services Limited (Intels) which culminated in the contract termination/cancellation episode, I knew those who follow me on my social media handles [...]The post From NICOTES to Intels: The untold story appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE police said that an Indian man who tried to protect his daughter from s3xual harassment and complained to authorities has been burnt alive. Police officer RA Pandey said that Narmada Sahu, 45, died at [...]The post Man burnt alive in India for protesting daughter's harassment appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with the Lagos State government to curb the menace of domestic and s3xual violence across the metropolis. Through the Shortcode, 6820, both organisations are encouraging victims and other [...]The post Airtel, Lagos govt partner to curb domestic, sexual violence appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo, clocked 79 on October 15. Adeyemi was born on October 15, 1938 as the seventh son of Alaafin Adeniran Alowolodu Adeyemi II. The first class traditional [...]The post Alaafin Adeyemi at 79 appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) is looking beyond environmental sustainability to find ways of empowering people via improved forest species. Speaking on the sidelines of the 11th National Council on Environment (NCE) held [...]The post NCE: FRIN going beyond environmental sustainability to economic empowerment from the environment 'Adepoju appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, October 23, 2017, injected $195million into the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market. Figures obtained from the Bank indicate that the CBN offered $100million to authorized dealers in the wholesale [...]The post CBN again intervenes in forex market with $195m appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE Board of AshakaCem has approved the exchange of shares held by minority shareholders for shares in Lafarge Africa, the majority shareholder. The approval was given at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held in Abuja [...]The post Lafarge Africa concludes share swap, reports 39% increase in net sales appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has partially lifted the suspension placed on shares belonging to Oando Plc, saying effective, Monday, the shares is on technical suspension. In a notice signed by Tinuade Awe, General Counsel, [...]The post NSE partially lifts suspension of Oandos shares appeared first on Tribune. 

Tue, 24 Oct 2017
EQUITIES trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) begins the week on a red zone with the All Share Index closing at 36,411.73 basis points, having shed 13bps. Similarly, market capitalisation finished lower at N12.662 [...]The post Equities investors lose N60bn to bearish trade appeared first on Tribune. 
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