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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [26 OCTOBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 26 October, 2017.


Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Five persons survived the auto mishap that claimed eight lives around Arolu local government of Oyo State, involving yam powder (elubo) traders, from Osun State on Tuesday, Nigerian Tribune investigation has revealed. When Tribune Online [...]The post Oyo/Osun auto crash: 4 survivors moved to hospital in Ife, 1 to Osogbo Catholic hospital appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
AMIDST crisis bedeviling the health sector, the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), on Wednesday, lamented the discrimination between health workers and resident doctors. It also urged the Federal Government to respect all agreements it had [...]The post JOHESU laments discrimination between health workers, doctors appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Onyedu Ndigbo of Ibadanland, Chief Aloy Obi, has called on the Federal Government to dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the alleged marginalisation of the South-East region. This was as he [...]The post Biafra: Igbo leader urges FG, IPOB to dialogue appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Oyo State Government on Wednesday disclosed that it is entering a partnership with Microsoft and Signal Alliance on its digital literacy programme; a project where 800 computers will be provided across eight centres as [...]The post Oyo, Microsoft partnership to provide 800 computers for digital literacy appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has distributed mobility and hearing aids to people living with disabilities in the Niger Delta region even as it changes youths to embrace entrepreneurship. The Managing Director of the [...]The post NDDC empowers physically challenged with mobility aids appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Ekarun Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Amidu Ajibade Salaudeen,on Wednesdaystated that it is a fallacy to say that the governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, approved chieftaincy reforms and elevated eleven high chiefs [...]The post Elevation of chiefs, not Ajimobi's idea, High Chiefs asked for it 'Oba Salaudeen appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
In a move to reposition the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC), stakeholders in the health sector are brainstorming in Abuja on how to reposition the scheme for optimal performance. [...]The post FG, Stakeholders move to re-position NHIS appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Presidency on Wednesday claimed that some influential officials of the former administration of President Goodluck Jonathan may have been responsible for the return of Abdulrasheed Maina to the civil service. A statement [...]The post Jonathan's men may have returned Maina to service 'Presidency appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
ONE of the cars in the convoy of the Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, a Mercedes G-Wagon, was razed on Wednesday. Governor Fayose was said to be on his way to the airport after [...]The post Fire razes Fayose's Mercedes G-Wagon in Lagos appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the North East Development Commission (Establishment) Bill, 2017. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters(Senate), Sen Ita Enang, made this known in a statement on [...]The post Buhari assents to North-East Development Commission Bill appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu has said, returning the country to true federalism will enable federating units grow at their pace and place the country on the paths of peace and progress. He [...]The post Nigeria wont break-up ' Oba Akiolu 'Calls for true federalism as Gov Dickson visits appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Family members of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms have said the Cabal at the presidency were behind the ordeal their son is passing through. This was even as they [...]The post Cabal behind my brother's ordeal 'Mainas brother appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Oyo State Government has struck a partnership with Microsoft and Signal Alliance towards ensuring that each of the 2,375 primary schools and 678 secondary schools in the state has a good number of computer [...]The post All Oyo schools to have computers in 5 years 'Govt appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Edo State, have arrested threeboys aged between 19 and 20 years for allegedly raping a 14-year old secondary school students named Precious. The suspected, [...]The post 3 arrested for alleged raping of 14-yr-old girl in Edo appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Across the countries and continents of the world, only three countries, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, are still suffering with poliomyletis virus (polio). The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMN), who disclosed [...]The post Nigeria, Afghanistan, Pakistan remain countries with polio worldwide 'AGPMN appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has expressed hope that Nigeria's future is secured owing to the commitment of the people to God. Delivering a sermon entitled: 'The place of God in [...]The post I have hope Nigerias future is secured 'Dogara appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Human Intelligence has indicated that the wife of Boko Haram leader, Malama Fitdasi Shekau, appeared to have been killed in recent successful airstrikes on Durwawa settlement on the outskirts of Urga, near Konduga. The Director [...]The post Boko Haram: Shekau's wife feared dead after airstrikes on Durwawa 'NAF appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Chief Sehinde Arogbofa, Secretary General of the Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, speaks with Hakeem Gbadamosi in Akure about the present Nigerian constitution, the path Nigeria has refused to take and the solutions to its problems. [...]The post Present Nigerian constitution destroying us 'Arogbofa appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Recently, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Medview Airlines, Alhaji Muneer Bankole relayed how his dream to commence flight operations between Nigeria and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was almost truncated courtesy of [...]The post Nigerian government and its lopsided foreign agreements appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
THE Trump administration will temporarily delay the processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday. Most of the affected countries are [...]The post Under Trump plan, refugees from 11 countries face additional US barriers appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Certainly, many individuals would probably have heard the warnings not to drink grapefruit juice with cholesterol medication. However, that is not the only combination of food and drugs to avoid. Ewedu soup, a delicacy many [...]The post Avoid Ewedu when taking some antibiotics 'Scientists appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
A review of Dr Kayode Oyende's book, Oil Pollution Law and Governance in Nigeria by Irekpitan Okukpon. Oil pollution is regarded as a very sensitive issue for two main reasons. First, oil plays a [...]The post Book Review: Of governance and oil pollution law in Nigeria appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Following the recent introduction of new charges by a shipping company agent, CMA-CGM, clearing agents have asked all importers to discontinue all shipments of their cargoes/containers through CMA-CGM and any other shipping agent that has [...]The post Shipping charges: Agents tell importers to boycott CMA-CGM services appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Manufacturers' Association of Nigeria (MAN), has raised fresh concerns over the importation of fake, counterfeit and smuggled substandard products into the country, a development that has driven many operators out of business. The association [...]The post MAN raises concern over importation of fake, substandard products appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Most countries of the world, particularly the developed countries, place emphasis on their museum, as it helps remind the people, especially the younger generation of their past. People can go back in time to understand [...]The post Understanding museum's role in fostering national unity appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW), the umbrella body for young Nigerian writers across the nation, in conjunction with the Young Nigerian Writers Merit Awards (YNWMA) Committee, has announced the winners of this year [...]The post Winners emerge in SYNW writing competition appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The general public will never understand the reasons for the debate behind restructuring 'the mode of our governance-'unless they know the history behind the creation of Nigeria i.e. the unification of the South and North [...]The post The debate on restructuring appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) will on Thursday hold a special session to deliberate on the proposal of Budget Office of the Federation (BoF) for Federal Government to spend a total N8.60 trillion in 2018. [...]The post FEC to approve N8.60trn 2018 budget estimates appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
As controversy continues to trail Islamic banking bond sweeping through Nigeria, the former director general, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr Harokd Demuren has thrown his weight behind the banking system in view of its [...]The post Why I support interest-free bond 'Demuren appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has emphasized the need for the aviation authorities in Nigeria to urgently develop and implement short, medium and long term plans in line [...]The post NCAA boss stresses importance of global, regional air navigation plans appeared first on Tribune. 
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