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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [15 JANUARY, 2018].

Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Monday15 January, 2017.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018

WADATTA, a suburb of Makurdi was thrown into another chaos on Sunday night when youths engaged security men in a shoot out.


 
Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO confirmed but said that the people were cult members who gathered in the area but were being dispersed by security men.

Wadata was part of the areas where youths caused mayhem on Saturday.

The Nigerian Tribune gathered that the youths had gathered in a particular place with the intention of causing havoc which necessitated policemen and soldiers to engage them.

Reason for the gathering was sketch at the time of filing this report but a resident said it might be a reprisal of the Saturday mayhem.


 
The youths were said to have started forming crowd around 8:00 pm which made resident of the area to alert security men.

A resident of the area who spoke to our correspondent said the sporadic shooting was still going on as at 9.00 pm.

Since the attack on some parts of the ancient town, soldiers have been stationed on Wadatta area to quell any possible riot

When contacted, the Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, ASP Moses Yamu who confirmed the report said that the command received report that some cult members were gathering around Wadataa and security men were promptly drafted to the area.

“We learnt that some cult members were gathering at Wadatta and we have drafted security men to the area.”

When asked that gunshots were still on at the time of filing this report, Yamu said there was no cause for alarm and added that police was yet to ascertain the cause. He said that investigation was ongoing.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018

FORMER Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Works, Engineer Sabitu Amuda has passed on, Nigerian Tribune authoritatively gathered.

He was said to have died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness.
Though circumstances surrounding his sudden death were still sketchy as of the time of filing this report, the All Progressive Congress (APC), Osun State chapter has described his demise as shocking and sad, saying his invaluable contributions and service to the state would remain indelible in the memory of the people.
In a statement of signed by the party’s secretary in Osun, Hon Rasaq Salinsile, APC lamented that the death of Amuda, an indigene of the Iwo community was not only a great loss to Osun but also to Nigeria at large.
The statement reads, “Osun has lost one of its leading stars, whose contributions to the development of the state would be greatly missed. Late Amuda served as Special Adviser on Works and Infrastructures during the first term of Governor Rauf Aregbesola and was an active member of the ruling party in the state until his death. He was always bothered about how to move the state forward.”
“On behalf of Osun APC and Iwo community, we identify with Amuda family at this trying period and pray that God Almighty will comfort them and grant his soul perfect rest.”

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Mondaynight met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara over the killings allegedly masterminded by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State. According to a [...]The post Benue killings: Buhari meets Saraki, Dogara appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
WORRIED by the seeming indifference by President Muhammadu Buhari to the recent killings perpetrated by alleged Fulani herdsmen in Benue state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged him to visit the state to show [...]The post Herdsmen killings: PDP urges Buhari to visit Benue appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom has come out to deny the report that his administration owns and trains armed militia against invaders. This was contained in a statement issued by the chief press secretary, Terver Akase made [...]The post We dont train, own militia in Benue 'Ortom appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
IN a bid to consolidate on the various gains of Governor Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola's administration and other founding fathers of Osun since its creation, the Ministry for Economic Planning, Budget and Development willon Mondaycommence a [...]The post Osun maps out 10-year development plan, commences capacity building Monday appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
THOUGH, Police in Benue State is investigating the crisis that eruptedon Saturdaywhich led to ten persons injured, at the stakeholders meeting it was discovered that rumour triggered the crisis. Makurdi, Benue State capital wason Saturdaywas [...]The post Rumor, cause of Makurdi crisis, 10 injured appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
PLATEAU State Governor, Simon Lalong at the weekend apologised to his Benue State counterpart, Dr Samuel Ortom, in respect of a comment credited to him over the implementation of anti-open grazing law. The Plateau state [...]The post Benue killings: Plateau gov apologises to Ortom appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is expected to host Governor Samuel and other political leaders from Benue Stateon Mondaywith an allegation of the state government arming militia top of the agenda. The meeting is called to discuss [...]The post Buhari to grill Ortom over alleged arming of militia Monday appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
THE Presidency has welcomed the outcomes of the various elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in different parts of the country over the weekend with different political parties emerging victorious. Senior [...]The post Presidency welcomes outcome of Anambra, Taraba, FCT elections appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN),on Sunday, said the recent clash between herdsmen and communities was as a result of the unfavourable anti-open grazing laws which some states enacted. This is just as the [...]The post MACBAN proffers solutions to end herdsmen killing appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
THE acting executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Sunday in Osogbo, capital of Osun State disclosed that a whopping sum of N738 billion allegedly stolen by corrupt [...]The post We retrieved more than N738bn from corrupt individuals in 2016, 2017 'Magu appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Engineer Kayode Ojo, has promised to liberate the state from its present 'dictatorial' rule by winning the 2018 state polls set for later this year. [...]The post It is time to generate wealth for the people in Ekiti State 'Kayode Ojo, APC guber aspirant appeared first on Tribune. 

Aare Gani Adams, rise above primordial prejudice, work for Nigeria's greatness
Mon, 15 Jan 2018
AS we continue to celebrate the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba, by His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyemi, Alaafin of Oyo, I call on the newly installed Aare [...]The post Aare Gani Adams, rise above primordial prejudice, work for Nigeria's greatness appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
Many years ago, it dawned on me that the kind of person I needed to become was not the kind of person I was. And by devouring many relevant books written by men and women [...]The post How you can be changed into another person appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
Until I lost of friend to depression a few years ago, I probably would not have known what depression is or that it affects everyone ' colour, creed and gender, let alone understood its disabling [...]The post Start-up and depression: The mostly ignored dark price of entrepreneurship appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
It seems as though every other week I read about another promising young entrepreneur gone too soon. This week, we learned of the early passing of two more promising young entrepreneurs. While I don't claim [...]The post Entrepreneurs: Don't lose yourself to depression appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
As entrepreneurs, our minds are constantly filling with new ideas. Unfortunately for many of us, our concepts rarely make it to the execution stage. Instead, we subconsciously create excuses that stifle our progress and prevent [...]The post 4 steps to making ideas actionable appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
Startups either have that 'it' factor or they don't, and some founders spend so much time trying to figure out exactly what that 'it' factor actually is. They want to be successful, but when they [...]The post Four leadership skills that drive startup growth appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
F OR quite a number of practitioners in the nation's integrated marketing communications industry, despite some flashes of brilliance recorded in the industry, in the outgone year, the general consensus, among stakeholders, was that of [...]The post Advertising practitioners relive the rough, torturous journeys through 2017 appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
The Nigerian equities market over the week made giant strides, as the Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index (NSE ASI) and Market Capitalisation appreciated by 10.21 per cent and 10.95 per cent to close the week [...]The post NSE market capitalisation increases by N1.52trn in 1 week appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
Indications have emerged that there was increased liquidity in the financial system due to the surge in the average opening position of banks by 1,729 per cent to N253.12 billion long from N13.84 billion long. [...]The post Banks' opening position records 1,729% increase 'FDC appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
There expectations that the Central Bank of Nigeria will auction treasury bills worth N230.5 billion this week, just as the 90-, 182- and 364-Days bills mature. 'In the week ahead N230.5 billion of Open Market [...]The post Equal maturities, auction of N230.5bn to keep rates flat appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
NO fewer than 200 women graduated in 2017 from the Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy (WEPSS) instituted by oil and gas logistics giant, INTELS Nigeria Limited as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. [...]The post 200 women graduate from INTELS empowerment programme appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
The United Nations has appointed Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF). According to a statement,on Sunday, by the Minister's Special Adviser, [...]The post UN appoints Adeosun into Pension Fund's Investments Committee appeared first on Tribune. 

Mon, 15 Jan 2018
The management of Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited (Swipha) has explained the reason behind the decision to temporarily close down the company. The Managing Director of the company,Gaby El Khoury, in a statement at the weekend, [...]The post Why we shut down 'Swipha appeared first on Tribune.