NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE TRIBUNE NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [20 DECEMBER, 2017].


Below are the headlines found on The Tribune Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday20 December, 2017.



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

THE Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, Ondo state chapter, on Monday, advised the Federal Government to scrap the various State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIEC) for local government elections in the country to be credible. [...]The post Ondo NULGE calls for scrapping of states electoral commission appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

THE Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, on Media for Grassroots Mobilisation, Hon Egbuna Amuta, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be wary of unending [...]The post INEC urged to reconsider proliferation of political parties appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the extension of the tenure of the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chief of Army Staff, the Chief of Air Staff and the Chief of Naval Staff [...]The post Fayose opposes tenure extension of Service Chiefs, demands Ekitis share of ECA appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The Oyo State Government has cautioned residents in the state to be wary of phony travel agencies, job scams and illegal tax collections which are now on the rise all over the country, advising that [...]The post Beware of phony agents, job scams, Oyo govt warns citizens appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has reversed the expulsion of Adedotun Babalola by the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti following an allegation of involvement in rape. JusticeJohn Adeyeye,who granted all [...]The post Court orders EKSU to reinstate expelled student, incurs N10m damages appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

THE Nasarawa State government has issued a directive to all commercial banks in the state to suspend any withdrawal request made by its Ministries, Departments and Parastatals (MDAs) pending on when it receives clearance note [...]The post Nasarawa govt freezes account of MDAs over non-compliance with policy appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

LAGOS Stategovernment on Tuesday expressed worries over the rising housing deficit in the state which it puts at three million units. Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, disclosed this at the second Real Estate Stakeholders [...]The post About 87 people enter Lagos per hour on daily basis 'Commissioner appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Sequel to the on-going investigation to prune down the outrageous wage bill, the Bayelsa State Government, has cleared the erroneous information that government have sacked some workers in the state, describing it as untrue. It [...]The post 'Salaries withheld were to allow workers get clearance' 'Bayelsa govt appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said all those found culpable in the Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, scandal would be made to account for their deeds and appropriately sanctioned. Buhari said this when he [...]The post Ikoyi N13bn: Culprits will be appropriately sanctioned, says Buhari appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Senate President Bukola Saraki on his 55th birthday. Buhari's congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja [...]The post Buhari felicitates with Saraki at 55 appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

LAGOS State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday set 12 inmates of the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison in Apapa free in furtherance of the law establishing the State Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy. The [...]The post Prerogative of mercy: Ambode releases 12 Kirikiri inmates appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Chairman, African Newspapers of Nigeria Plc, publisher of Tribune titles, Rev. (Mrs) Omotola Oyediran has pointed to the ideals of unity and love propagated by the co-founder of the company, Chief (Dr) H.I.D Awolowo as [...]The post Awolowo's ideals, fulcrum of Tribune's lasting existence 'Oyediran appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu,on Tuesday, stated that the commission has received about 80 more applications from various associations wanting to get registered as political parties ahead of 2019 [...]The post INEC may register 80 more parties before 2019 'Chairman appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Mr Innocent Chukwuma, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innoson Group. This was disclosed on Tuesday by the company in a series tweets [...]The post EFCC arrests Innoson Motors boss, Innocent Chukwuma appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

With the inauguration of the new National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there appears some bounce in the feet of the hitherto clay-footed opposition party. Is the party now ready to [...]The post IS PDP now ready for opposition roles' appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba designate, Otunba Gani Adams, has launched Yoruba cultural-tourism revival in the United Arab, UAE, where he called on all Yoruba in the Islamic country not to loose their sense of [...]The post Gani Adams launches Yoruba cultural-tourism crusade in UAE appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Players in the construction industry met last week to review the position of cement production in Nigeria, vis-a-vis, the quality, the price and its applications in construction activities. The event tagged: 'Stakeholders Technical Committee on [...]The post SON, stakeholders harmonise review of cement standardisation appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The Federal Government has received a high-powered delegation from the Peoples Republic of China for talks on the proposed University of Transportation in Nigeria. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, received the delegation made up [...]The post FG receives Chinese delegation on proposed Varsity of Transportation appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Since the discovery of oil in large commercial quantity in Oloibiri, now in Bayelsa State in 1956, the black gold (as crude is commonly called) and the oil industry has continued to play a vital [...]The post Total: At the vanguard of local content, partnership in Nigeria's oil sector appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Nde Ezekiel Gomos is a seasoned administrator, a retired Deputy General Manager of New Nigeria Development Company (NNDC), former Managing Director of Plateau Investment and Property Company and also former Secretary to the Plateau State [...]The post Skilled manpower solution to insecurity in the North 'Gomos appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

GIVEN the tremendous potential and the significant contributions of the entertainment industry to the nation's economy, especially in the area of job creation, the recent official attention it has attracted is understandable. The remarkable impacts [...]The post FG's proposal on cinema houses appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

IT is most expedient now to start talking about these issues. Perhaps we will suddenly be re-awakened from stupor, the sleep of death. And these concerns the helplessness money has become in our society today. [...]The post Help that is not money appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

Once upon a time in Nigeria, we had a Head of State who was 32 years old in the person of General Yakubu Gowon. Chinua Achebe was 27 years-old when he wrote the international best-seller [...]The post Of Nigerian youths and leadership appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The tourism sector in Ogun State would soon be experiencing massive development, as a company based in Beverly Hills in the United States of America, Art for Peace Awards and Wisdom Lands founded by Queen [...]The post Ogun tourism sites to witness massive appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has assured the management, shop owners, traders and development partners of Wuye Ultra-Modern Market, of right infrastructure in the market. FCT Permanent Secretary, Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, who gave the [...]The post We'll provide all necessary infrastructure required in Wuye Market 'FCTA appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

The French government stepped up its fight against slavery as the first group of refugees rescued from Libya touched down Tuesday in Paris from Niger. France plans to take in 10,000 refugees by 2019, with [...]The post VIDEO: Nigerian sold for $400, as refugees escaping Libya arrive in France appeared first on Tribune. 



Wed, 20 Dec 2017

In a demonstration of its strong commitment to promoting the responsible consumption of alcohol, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has concluded its 'Ember months' Responsible Drinking Awareness Campaign, with a grand rally attended by International football icon [...]The post Thierry Henry joins Guinness Nigeria for Lagos responsible drinking rally appeared first on Tribune. 

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