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

Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Sunday17 December, 2017.

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Several people fought back tears on Saturday when the remains of the director of the, Corps Mobilization National Youth Service Corps, (NYSC), Chief Frank Ekpunobi, were laid to rest in his home town, Umuoji in [...]The post NYSC director buried in Anambra amid tears appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
PRESIDENT of the 8th Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will on the 19th of December, mark his 55th birthday. Since he burst into political visibility, first under the tutelage [...]The post Saraki @55: His battles, victories appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
HOW difficult it is to believe that it has been 65 years since first I set foot on the continent of my ancestors. So much has happened since then. So many hopes have been realized [...]The post Nigeria and Africa in a changing world (I) appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
WHILE I have never been surprised by the characteristic scholarship which my son, Festus Adedayo, has always invested in his Flickers' column, I am however thrilled by the depth of the one entitled, 'With this [...]The post Re With this dagger I thee wed appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
AT LEAST eight persons lost their lives with properties valued at almost half a billion naira destroyed in separate fire and auto incidents in Abuja, Lagos and Niger states between Friday night and Saturday. The [...]The post Midnight fire claims lives, destroys properties in Lagos, Abuja, Niger, Anambra appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
The Shi'ite Islamic Movement in Nigeria has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of undermining the rule of law. According to the group, some actions of the administration, regarding obedience to the judgment of [...]The post Release our leader, wife, El-Zakzaky supporters urge Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
TARABA State governor, Darius Ishaku, on Saturday, raised a fresh alarm of plans by some elements to attack the state and called for extra-vigilance. He raised the alarm in Jalingo in his remarks at the [...]The post Taraba gov raises the alarm over plan to attack state again appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
DEPUTY President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday, warned that restructuring Nigeria has become imperative because time was running out on oil. Ekweremadu, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media, Uche Anichukwu, [...]The post Restructuring: Time running out on oil 'Ekweremadu appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
FORMER Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Alhaji Gidado Idris, who died on Friday night in Abuja, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in FCT on Saturday amid tears and prayers from families and the [...]The post Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others mourn Idris appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
FORMER President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday. In a statement issued by his media adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze on Saturday, the ex-President described Buhari as a statesman [...]The post Jonathan, Dogara, Fayose felicitate with Buhari at 75 appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
FOLLOWING the Senate's resolution in October on the state of drug and substance abuse around the nation, the Upper Chamber has moved to address the use of drugs and other illegal substances through a stakeholder [...]The post Senate moves to tackle drug, substance abuse appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has advocated the setting up of a well-run regional mechanism for the evacuation, resettlement and empowerment of stranded ECOWAS citizens abroad. Speaking at the Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of [...]The post Buhari seeks ECOWAS mechanism to repatriate, resettle stranded migrants appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
UNEASY calm has engulfed Okrama-Oyede community in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State after irate youths, suspected to be from Ibedeni in Ndokwa East Local Government Area, invaded the community over a land [...]The post 2 Delta communities poise for war over land with crude oil appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for unity among Yoruba, especially among the Owu people. Obasanjo, who is the Balogun of Owu Kingdom, made the call on Saturday in Ibadan during the 26th National Convention [...]The post Obasanjo calls for unity among Yoruba appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
President Muhammad Buhari has said Kaduna is the melting point of Nigeria's politics saying it had played and is still playing a significant role in the region as well as Nigeria. He made this known [...]The post Kaduna, melting point of Nigerian politics 'Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), on Saturday, gave an indication of a prolonged fuel scarcity, advising Nigerians to stockpile enough fuel and other petroleum products to last them during [...]The post Stockpile enough fuel till New Year, PENGASSAN warns Nigerians appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, received leaders and members of the major opposition parties in Oyo State, led by former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao [...]The post APC, a stainless kitchen that can accommodate many cooks 'Tinubu appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 75th birthday, and urged the president to quit when the ovation is loudest. In an interaction with newsmen in [...]The post Fayose greets Buhari at 75, knocks him on performance appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated the setting up of a well run regional mechanism for the evacuation, resettlement and empowerment of stranded ECOWAS citizens abroad. Speaking at theOrdinary Session of the Authority of Heads of [...]The post Buhari seeks ECOWAS mechanism to repatriate, resettle stranded migrants appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
The National Open University (NOUN)on Friday, awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Christian Theology to the nations former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo had, last Friday, defended his project before a panel at the [...]The post Obasanjo bags PhD in Christian Theology appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
CONJOINED twins who shared a liver, intestine AND bladder have been successfully separated after a marathon surgery lasting 12 hours and involving 20 doctors Born on September 19 last year, Love and Prince Zalte, from [...]The post Free at last! Conjoined twins separated for the first time appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari's bid for the All Progressives Congress' presidential ticket in 2019 appears to be a settled deal. But in this report, Senior Deputy Editor, TAIWO AMODU, examines the forces battling for relevance in [...]The post 2019 Presidency: Buhari and the contending forces appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in Edo State, Chief Dan Orbih in this interview with TAIWO AMODU in Abuja, speaks on the newly elected National Executive Committee's members of the PDP and involvement [...]The post There is no way governors will lead Secondus by the nose 'Orbih appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
HAPPY times appear to have arrived for state governments and their workers, as the final tranche of Paris Club debt deduction refund hit their accounts at the same time with November allocations from the Federation [...]The post Hope rises for workers, as states get Paris Club refund final tranche, November allocation appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations For Transparency in Governance has said the recommendations by the United States of America and the United Kingdom are not in good light as they ought to have expressed [...]The post Shiite: Your recommendations belated, CSOs tell US, UK Envoys appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Against the backdrop of his unveiling as the brand ambassador for the University College Hospital (UCH), ace actor and movie producer, Saidi Balogun, has revealed he would use his goodwill and popularity to project the [...]The post Being UCH brand ambassador is a call to service 'Saidi Balogun appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Last time we were talking about the importance of setting goals especially as we are about to start a new year. Goals are very critical to our success. Goals are landmarks on our way to [...]The post Setting goals (III) appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
WE had not identified and analysed all the errors in the excerpt under examination before we ran out of space last week. This week we need to identify the remaining blemishes and get rid of [...]The post Green vegetation (II) appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
THESE are indeed challenging times for state governors, majority of whom, indubitably, are not 'sleeping soundly' because of the financial dire straits currently buffeting the country. At the end of each month, the state's helmsmen [...]The post Ajimobi: Keeping faith with Oyo workers in prosperity, adversity appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Christmas is already in the air in Bayelsa State, thanks to the vision of the state government to tap into all potential, especially latent ones, to reposition the oil-bearing state, writes AUSTIN EBIPADE in Yenagoa. [...]The post As Dickson ignites Christmas fire in Bayelsa appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
IN a two-way race against the Professor Tunde Adeniran, Prince Uche Secondus, the new chair of the perforated opposition PDP refused to answer his name (second us), alongside his gang of influential fixers. 'He no [...]The post Secondus fit carry last appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
Nigeria-map-and-buhariNigeria-map-and-buhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with members and the General Overseer of the Word Bible Church, Prophet Julius Kumoluyi, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the church and reiterated that Nigeria was out [...]The post Buhari insists Nigeria is out of recession appeared first on Tribune. 

Sun, 17 Dec 2017
A slitted skirt is a tight wear with a narrow opening at the back, side or front. This is in order to aid movement. Such skirts are believed to fit taller women. But, the truth [...]The post Looking flawless in long slitted skirt and dress appeared first on Tribune.