NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [5TH OCTOBER, 2017].

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Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Thursday, 5th October, 2017.

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)Wednesdayevening denied some reports that one of its Deputy Governors was arrested and made to forfeit some amount of money to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement signed [...]The post Our Deputy Governor not arrested 'CBN appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The brutal killing of Akpobolokaemi Duke over his alleged refusal of extortion by a marine police officer on Warri river on October 1 is generating ripples in the oil-rich state. It was gathered that the [...]The post Uproar, as cop kills boat driver in Warri appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
ALL the stakeholders in the Nigerian project are expected to grace the landmark 10th anniversary of Anthony Cardinal Okogie Foundation lecture. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; Speaker, House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu [...]The post Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara to grace Cardinal Okogies 10th annual foundation lecture appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Leading shaving brand in Nigeria, BIC 1 Shaver, has rewarded its customers with two Mitsubishi Space Star Cars, generators and other consolation prizes in the just concluded 'BIC 1 Shave & Realise Your Dream Promo'. [...]The post BIC splashes cars, generators, others on promo winners appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
A prosecution witness, Mr Tosin Owobo, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court Lagos, that Christian Nwosu, an INEC official accused of receiving N30 million bribe, was never induced to make a statement. Nwosu was [...]The post Alleged N265m election bribe: Court commences trial-within-trial of INEC official appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Senate says plans have been concluded to hand companies found culpable in its investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) for prosecution. [...]The post N30trn alleged revenue scam: Senate to hand firms to EFCC for prosecution appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Senate is investigating insubordination allegations against the Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Mr Maikanti Baru by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Mr Ibe Kachikwu. Among other allegations of malpractices [...]The post Kachikwu: Senate to investigate NNPC GMD over alleged $25bn contracts award, insubordination appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Senate has set up an eight-man ad hoc committee to investigate allegations of corruption brought against the Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, by Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauchi). The senate also mandated its [...]The post Senate sets up committee to probe IGP over alleged corrupt practices appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
FORMER Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, is not likely to have her wish for her return to Nigeria to be facilitated in order to face corruption trial as the federal government has said that [...]The post Corruption trial: No need to extradite Diezani now 'FG appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The House of Representativeson Wednesdayurged the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) to take urgent steps in controlling malaria epidemic in Kano State. The House also mandated its committee on health to liaise with the federal [...]The post Reps seek FG intervention in Kano' malaria epidemic appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. IbeKachikwu, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to call the Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),Dr. Kachalla Baru,to order. In a letter dated [...]The post Kachikwureports NNPC GMD to Buhari; deplores leakage of document appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
SCORES of Nigerians are currently wallowing in economic recession as a result of inflation, growing unemployment, debilitating poverty and a huge lack of leadership. Hence, many citizens have resorted to odd means of getting money [...]The post Providing the antidote to current economic recession appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
If the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is labeled a terrorist group by the Federal Government, then other organisations that are deadlier than IPOB should also be proscribed. The deadliest among these groups is the [...]The post On IPOB, terrorism appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
My journalism assignments in North Korea (1984) and the United States of America (1985)and South Korea (1986) have taught me that it is Washington that has moulded Pyongyang and Seoul into the devil or dove [...]The post Between the United States of America and North Korea appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The chairman of the University Press Plc, Dr Lalekan Are, has said that things have started improving in the publishing sector following the drawbacks recorded last year as a result of the tough economic situation [...]The post Things are improving in the publishing sector after last year's challenges 'Lekan Are appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
SONGS, poetry recitations, tributes summed up the day when widows in Ose community in Ondo State, gathered to honour the late Mr Dele Akerele, an arts lover and humanist who just transited to the great [...]The post Akerele: Dirge for an arts lover who promoted Shakespeare's plays appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Indigenous ship owners in Nigeria have continued to groan and wallow in huge financial indebtedness and lack of jobs even as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) celebrated 2017 World Maritime Day amid pomp and pageantry. [...]The post Indigenous ship owners groan as IMO celebrates World Maritime Day appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit Zone A has highlighted the benefits of destination inspection of cargoes against pre-shipment inspection of cargoes. It will be recalled that following the seizures of arms imported [...]The post Customs highlight benefits of destination inspection of cargoes appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has stressed the need for stakeholders to actively participate in the Nigerian maritime sector in order to support the growth of [...]The post NIMASA DG urges stakeholders to participate actively in maritime sector appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The six-man Interim Management Committee recently inaugurated by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuke Ameachi, to restructure and reposition the nation's premier maritime training and education centre, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), is set to [...]The post Interim Management Committee to review MAN, Oron enabling Act appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has declared that all teachers in the country must take a computer-based test before they can be registered. This was part of the resolution of the council, during [...]The post Teachers to sit mandatory computer-aided test 'TRCN appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
THE equities market rebounded at the end of trading activities on Wednesday as the All Share Index (ASI) expanded 15 basis points to close at 35,358.6 points, while the market capitalisation closed higher at N12.292 [...]The post Banking stocks gains rebounds market by 0.15% appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
UNITED States President, President Donald Trump is visiting Las Vegas on Wednesday, as investigators there continue to try to figure out why a gunman attacked a music festival from a hotel room high above, killing [...]The post Trump Heads to Las Vegas as Mass Shooting Probe Continues appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
THE Securities and Exchange Commission has announced plans to join the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and other capital market regulators across the globe to celebrate the 2017 edition of the IOSCO World Investor [...]The post Investors education: 'SEC joins IOSCO to celebrate World Investors Week appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
After over one year of its non-functionality, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Maikanti Baru,on Wednesday, commissioned Ibadan depot of the NNPC for loading, supply, and distribution of petroleum products. Activities at [...]The post NNPC GMD reopens Ibadan depot for operations appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
HERITAGE Bank Plc is fast stimulating economic diversification through support for the Nigerian creative industry towards sustainable, persistent growth as alternative to crude oil. The MD/CEO of the bank, Ifie Sekibo yesterday stated this at [...]The post Heritage Bank, US, NCMM support positioning creative industry appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
THE Nigerian content policy being promoted by the federal government received a boost at the weekend as some components of TOTAL's Egina project have been built and installed by a Nigerian firm, TechnipFMC. The company [...]The post Total's Egina Project: TechnipFMC installs 6 manifold modules in Nigeria appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
THE Lagos state government has stated that the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has no business operating in the downstream oil sector. Speaking during a Breakfast Business Lecture organised by the Island Club tagged: [...]The post PPPRA has no business in downstream sector 'Lagos govt appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
LAGOS State Government has once again restated its commitment to boost food security in the State just as it said that various agricultural initiative programmes aimed at making the State a food secured place have [...]The post World Food Day: Lagos tackles food insecurity through multiple investments appeared first on Tribune. 

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operators of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), has promised to turn around the fortunes of the four international airports the Federal Government has planned to concession if given [...]The post We are ready to transform Nigeria's international airports'Bi-Courtney appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Nigeria's domestic airline, Air Peace has emerged the winner of Interswitch's Payment Innovation Driver, Aviation award. Unveiling Air Peace before applauding guests at its awards and gala night in Lagos, Interswitch confirmed that the carrier [...]The post Air Peace wins payment innovation award appeared first on Tribune. 

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017
Emirates Airlines is offering its Nigerian travellers special fares on return Economy Class and Business Class tickets to select destinations across its network, including Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou. The airline is rolling [...]The post Emirates offers Nigerians special fares appeared first on Tribune. 

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