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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [25 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 25 October, 2017.

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
A society where women are respected and celebrated is indeed civilised. In furtherance to the recent engagements between the leadership of National Association of Polytechnic Student NAPS under the watch of Comr Amb. Mohammed Eneji [...]The post NAPS partners Council of Women Society for impactful summit appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The Senate, on Tuesday, set up an ad hoc committee to probe the recall and reinstatement saga around the former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina. This was as the [...]The post Maina: Malami, Dambazzau in trouble 'Senate, Reps probe recall, promotion saga appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Disturbed by the worsening trend of events in Kogi State following several months of unpaid salaries that resulted in the death of a director, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Tuesday, declared that it would [...]The post NLC to clamp down on Kogi, visits NASS, Villa over directors death, unpaid salaries appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has admitted that he made a mistake in announcing the sum of $2 billion as the money released by the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) for the implementation of the second Niger [...]The post Announcing $2bn for 2nd Niger bridge, my mistake 'Osinbajo appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The Presidencyon Tuesdaydisclaimed a photograph circulating in the social media purportedly showing embattled former Chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, with Presidential Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki among others. [...]The post TRENDING BUHARI PHOTO: Doguwa mistaken for Maina 'Presidential aide appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
President Muhamadu Buhari has urged ECOWAS member countries to tread carefully in pushing for a single currency in the sub-region by 2020, drawing attention to the challenges faced by the European Union in realising the [...]The post ECOWAS single currency: Buhari calls for caution appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
AN Investigation Panel set up by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement, on Tuesday, called on Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana [...]The post FG panel on human right abuses call on Falana, Boko Haram suspects to present case appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced a search for recently dismissed Federal Civil Servant, Abdulrasheed Maina who was also former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms. Maina has reportedly [...]The post EFCC begins manhunt for Maina appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
A Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, has confirmed that the report of the circumstances of Abdulrasheed Maina's recall and posting to the Ministry of Interior had been submitted to the President's Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. [...]The post Query: Head of Service beats deadline, submits Maina's report to CoS Abba Kyari appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The plights of the widows and families of slain Nigerian army officers have over time, been a topic of discourse among Nigerians, public spirited individuals and corporate organisations. Many have, at different times, tasked the [...]The post Family of slain army officer launch foundation to assist widows of army officers appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have agreed to work together to save the Niger Delta States from the claws of human traffickers. [...]The post NDDC partners NAPTIP on fight against human trafficking appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced investigation into the recent killing of innocent citizens in Plateau State. Acting Executive Secretary of the Commission, Mrs Oti Ovrawah, disclosed this while reacting to the killing [...]The post NHRC commences probe into recent killings in Jos appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
BOLA BADMUS, writes on the outcome of the one-day Summit of the Southern Nigeria Governors' Forum, which took place in Lagos on Monday, 23rd October, 2017. Monday, the 23rd October, 2017, Lagos, the former capital [...]The post As Southern governors throw support for true federalism, devolution of powers appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
STUDIES on the potential applications of Adult Stem Cell (ASC) Therapy are rapidly expanding, thanks to the fast gaining popularity of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine is a branch of medicine that restores damaged or malfunctioning [...]The post Diabetes, heart disease are no longer death sentences appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Sobayo Abolore is the brains behind the recently erected statue of Afro beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The graduate of Fine Arts (Painting) and owner, Cowries Studios, in this interview with Rotimi Ige, explains the [...]The post Why Fela's statue is headless 'Sobayo Abolore appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
In this interview with OLATUNDE DODONDAWA, the President of Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) , Abiodun Adesanya, speaks on the motives for diversification from oil and the gains and pains of exploration prospects in [...]The post Prospect of crude oil discovery in the Chad, Niger basins are high 'NAPE President appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
After eight years of being in limbo, the rich cultural festival of Berom people of Plateau State 'Nzem Berom' was revived last year and also held in June this year. It was suspended in 2008 [...]The post When Berom revived their cultural heritage appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Apparently to address the nagging issue of traffic occasioned by the activities of tanker drivers, container operators and other users of the Apapa area, the Federal Government, has in principle, entered into partnership with Messrs [...]The post FG justifies picking Dangote Group for reconstruction of Wharf-Mile2-Old Toll gate road appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
KENYAN police used bullets and tear gas on Tuesday to disperse a small demonstration in Nairobi two days before elections, as the main opposition leader appeared to row back from a call for his supporters [...]The post Kenya police disperse demonstrators as Odinga tempers poll protest call appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Lokoja, the present day capital of Kogi state, in the North Central part of Nigeria, was at a time the capital of the country. Indeed, it was the first capital before it moved to Calabar, [...]The post Lugard's legacy, Kogi's untapped monument appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
ONCE again all eyes are on Kenya's Supreme Court, which carries the weight of the country's democracy on its shoulders. The court has already made one unexpected and unprecedented decision by forcing a re-run of [...]The post Kenyas fate in the hands of judges appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
THE Federal Government has announced a ban on the practice of medical doctors engaging in private practice while working in public hospitals. The decision was taken at the Federal Executive Council's (FEC) meeting in Abuja [...]The post FG's ban of public doctors from private practice appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
OANDO Plc in reaction to the Securities & Exchange Commission's (SEC's) alleged findings following an investigation into the company, has been granted injection to stop SECs directive to suspend training of Conoils shares. Oando, in [...]The post Shares suspension: Oando secures court order to retract SEC directive appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
State governments would henceforth seek ways of cutting costs and working closely with the federal government to increase non-oil revenue particularly Value Added tax (VAT), withholding tax and stamp duty so that at the end [...]The post States wont borrow again as FAAC shares N558.0bn for September appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
Nigeria and Indonesia have agreed to work together to increase the level of economic cooperation between both countries. This was disclosed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo while speakingat a bilateral meeting he held with his [...]The post Nigeria, Indonesia agree to strengthen economic ties appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
PZ Wilmar, makers of premium vegetable oil Brand, Mamador and Devon King's cooking oil, has restated its commitment to sustainable initiatives when it joined in the sponsorship of the 2017 edition of the annual Walk [...]The post PZ Wilmar partners NCF, restates commitment to sustainable practices appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian Equities market gained grounds at the close of the day trading session with a 0.33 per cent improvement from a previous All Share Index close of 36411.73 basis points. Market capitalisation similarly closed [...]The post Equites investors gain N41bn as market appreciates by 0.33% appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
THE creative artistes, who participated in this year's edition of Lagos Comic Con, got a booster from Heritage Bank Plc as it allayed their fears over inaccessibility of funds for operators in the industry. Speaking [...]The post Heritage Bank at Lagos Comic 2017, allays creative artistes' financial fears appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
THE World Food Prize Foundation is partnering with President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, to establish the World Food Prize Africa Institute. This follows the awarding of the 2017 World Food Prize to [...]The post New World Food Prize Africa Institute to produce Borlaug-Adesina Fellows appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
MORE than 2,000 delegates, comprising of accomplished business leaders and people management experts and chief executive officers of A-rated organisations, around the globe, have signified their intention to attend this year's edition of the Chartered [...]The post Over 2,000 HR professionals, business leaders to discuss innovative workplaces, employees in Abuja appeared first on Tribune. 

Wed, 25 Oct 2017
FOLLOWING its impressive half year audited financial results, top Nigerian bank, Fidelity Bank has again posted another impressive financial performance for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2017. Details of the lender's nine months financial [...]The post Fidelity Bank's profit before tax hits N16.2bn appeared first on Tribune. 
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