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NAPS celebrates President Buhari at 75 with emotional letter

The life and living of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has been an inspiration to millions of Nigerians, who see him as a hero and god-figure. It is a great [...] The post NAPS celebrates President Buhari at 75 with emotional letter appeared first on Tribune.
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On fake men of God

I know that there are some genuine prophets out there, but most so-called Men of God are nothing but a con. Just like it is hard to find a real friend, a real lover or [...] The post On fake men of God appeared first on Tribune.
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Still on girl child education

In any society, education is the process of acquiring skills and knowledge which will help citizens to know their rights and perform their civic duties. It is a process of transmitting values, cultures and morals [...] The post Still on girl child education appeared first on Tribune.
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7 things that make great bosses unforgettable

1. Great bosses are passionate. Few things are more demotivating than a boss who is bored with his or her life and job. If the boss doesn’t care, why should anybody else? Unforgettable bosses are [...] The post 7 things that make great bosses unforgettable appeared first on Tribune.
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‘Govt should provide grants for young entrepreneurs’

Anthonia Olubunmi Uddin is a makeup artist and a former beauty queen. In this interview, she speaks on why she opted for entrepreneurship and her experience on the journey. Excerpts.   How did you venture [...] The post ‘Govt should provide grants for young entrepreneurs’ appeared first on Tribune.
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There are no traffic jams along the extra mile

In every generation, those who do have the courage and guts to travel along the extra mile are usually in the minority. And this is one of the major reasons why not many people do [...] The post There are no traffic jams along the extra mile appeared first on Tribune.
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Of christmas and shoe-boxes

The month of December is a special one for me. There are more reasons than one for my thrill every December. I was born in December; my wife was also born in December. My Dad [...] The post Of christmas and shoe-boxes appeared first on Tribune.
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N76.12bn unaccessed UBEC fund stalls progress in basic education

TUNBOSUN OGUNDARE, who recently toured some public primary schools in Ondo State, which has the highest unaccessed funds lying dormant with the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), reports on the consequences of the action on [...] The post N76.12bn unaccessed UBEC fund stalls progress in basic education appeared first on Tribune.
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How leaders avoid the trap of incompetence

Incompetence is the failure to deliver on agreed terms. It is the failure to meet expected standards. Incompetence is not synonymous with capacity deficiency; it is the inability to fully utilize capacity. Incompetence is being [...] The post How leaders avoid the trap of incompetence appeared first on Tribune.
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Forensic Audit: Appeal in shareholders’ interest —Oando

Oando Plc has reiterated that the action of the management of the company to appeal the lifting of the suspension placed on the company’s shares is in the interest of its shareholders. The company added [...] The post Forensic Audit: Appeal in shareholders’ interest —Oando appeared first on Tribune.
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FSS 2020: The journey so far

A realisation that the world was rapidly changing and that Nigerian must claim the 21st century was the strong motivator for the adoption of Financial System Strategy 2020 back in 2007. 10 years after and [...] The post FSS 2020: The journey so far appeared first on Tribune.
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Our aim is to make Glanvill Ethoven industry leader —Banjo

Ogbeni Lanre Banjo is a certified public (chartered) accountant with wealth of experience in both government and the private sector. He was the Director of Policy and Procedures for the District of Columbia Government before [...] The post Our aim is to make Glanvill Ethoven industry leader —Banjo appeared first on Tribune.
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NYSC director buried in Anambra amid tears

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.
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Saraki @55: His battles, victories

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.
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Nigeria and Africa in a changing world (I)

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.
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Re – With this dagger I thee wed

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.
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Midnight fire claims lives, destroys properties in Lagos, Abuja, Niger, Anambra

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.
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Restructuring: Time running out on oil —Ekweremadu

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.
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Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others mourn Idris

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.
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Jonathan, Dogara, Fayose felicitate with Buhari at 75

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.
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Senate moves to tackle drug, substance abuse

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.
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Buhari seeks ECOWAS mechanism to repatriate, resettle stranded migrants

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.
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2019 Presidency: Buhari and the contending forces

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.
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There is no way governors will lead Secondus by the nose —Orbih

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.
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2019: Why APC needs to be careful —Idahosa

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Chief Charles Idahosa, who is former Special Adviser on Political Matters to former Edo State governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, speaks on issues of national interest, [...] The post 2019: Why APC needs to be careful —Idahosa appeared first on Tribune.
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PDP convention: The morning after and 2019

Deputy Editor, LEON USIGBE, reviews the outcome of the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and what lies ahead on the road to 2019.   It was a tightly controlled affair. The uneducated [...] The post PDP convention: The morning after and 2019 appeared first on Tribune.
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Edo: APC, PDP at war over Obaseki’s scorecard

Recently, the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State rolled out the drums in celebration of a successful one year tenure. But that occasion also presented the opportunity for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party [...] The post Edo: APC, PDP at war over Obaseki’s scorecard appeared first on Tribune.
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Again, Senate tackles inconsistencies in power projects

Recently, the Senate Joint Committee on Gas, Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy held an investigative hearing on the fate of the troubled Kaduna power plant. Group Politics Editor, TAIWO ADISA, who covered the proceedings, reports [...] The post Again, Senate tackles inconsistencies in power projects appeared first on Tribune.
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As Buhari joins the fray for 2019

Deputy Editor, LEON USIGBE, examines President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent utterances which suggest that he is ready for 2019 presidential election. Even if President Muhammadu Buhari had wanted to be silent on his political future to [...] The post As Buhari joins the fray for 2019 appeared first on Tribune.
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Any solution to Nigeria’s perpetual fuel crisis?

Nigerians were again thrown into confusion last week due to the sudden emergence of long queues of vehicles across filling stations in the country. What quickly came to mind was the question that: Can there [...] The post Any solution to Nigeria’s perpetual fuel crisis? appeared first on Tribune.
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We must restructure Nigeria to develop —Onigbinde, SAN

Dr Akin Onigbinde, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly between 1991 and 1992 and founder/chairman of the National Conference of Speakers of State Houses of [...] The post We must restructure Nigeria to develop —Onigbinde, SAN appeared first on Tribune.
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S/West govs and the burden of Yoruba agenda

The meeting of South-West governors on Wednesday in Ibadan, reinforces the contents and demands of the Yoruba ethnic nationality as the country grapples with fundamental issues of nationhood, writes KUNLE ODEREMI. RISING from about three [...] The post S/West govs and the burden of Yoruba agenda appeared first on Tribune.
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This is time for PDP to ‘change the change —Kola Ologbondiyan

Kola Ologbondiyan with the former Senate President, David Mark as Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs, a position he held for eight years. He has since joined active politics and recently declared interest in contesting [...] The post This is time for PDP to ‘change the change —Kola Ologbondiyan appeared first on Tribune.
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We supply electricity to Nigerians at our detriment —Discos

Chief Sunday Oduntan, is the Executive Director of Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED). In this interview with SULAIMON OLANREWAJU AND VERA ONANA, he highlights series of challenges facing electricity distributors among [...] The post We supply electricity to Nigerians at our detriment —Discos appeared first on Tribune.
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$3bn Eurobond success shows foreign investors’ appetite for Nigerian instruments —Oniha

The Federal Government, through the Debt Management Office (DMO), recently issued a $3billion Eurobond (in two tranches of USD1.5bn for 15yrs and $1.5bn for 30yrs), which was oversubscribed by about 400 percent. In this interview [...] The post $3bn Eurobond success shows foreign investors’ appetite for Nigerian instruments —Oniha appeared first on Tribune.
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Rising unemployment: Combatting the hydra headed monster

Sulaimon Olanrewaju writes on the rising youth unemployment in the country and government’s efforts to bring succour to the people. THE National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently gave some frightening figures about the state of [...] The post Rising unemployment: Combatting the hydra headed monster appeared first on Tribune.
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Glo promos: Increasing customer satisfaction with customer appreciation

Every time Yuletide approaches, companies come up with various promotions. Some do these promotions only to shore up patronage. However, there are a few who do it to make the yuletide season a more pleasurable [...] The post Glo promos: Increasing customer satisfaction with customer appreciation appeared first on Tribune.
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2018 budget: Counting on luck to stimulate growth

One thing that came clear in the 2018 budget proposal is the unquestionable resolve of the Federal Government to stimulate economic growth in the ensuing year. Consequently, it made the unprecedented allocation of 30.8 per [...] The post 2018 budget: Counting on luck to stimulate growth appeared first on Tribune.
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Economist compares purchasing power of Naira to Ghanaian Cedi’

A university lecturer, Dr John Gatsi of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana has explained that the cost of living which is based on cost of  food items and other basic needs, is lower in Nigeria [...] The post Economist compares purchasing power of Naira to Ghanaian Cedi’ appeared first on Tribune.
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Emefiele: Mission to save Naira

On assumption of office over three years ago, Godwin Emefiele promised a central bank that will be professional, apolitical and people–focused. This he hoped to achieve by making the Central Bank of Nigeria the ‘model [...] The post Emefiele: Mission to save Naira appeared first on Tribune.
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BDC’s: Entrenching transparency, forex stability through BVN validation

The  Nigeria   Interbank   Settlement System (NIBSS) recently launched Bank Verification number (BVN) Validation Portal. The portal introduced into the foreign exchange (forex) market, is being used by Bureaux De Change (BDC) operators to promote transparency [...] The post BDC’s: Entrenching transparency, forex stability through BVN validation appeared first on Tribune.
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Non-availability of data has made governance difficult in this part of the globe —Chams boss

Group Managing Director, Chams Plc, Mr. Femi Williams, in this interview with Akin Adewakun, shares some of the company’s exploits in the past few years, including its recently launched biometric identity card, while insisting that [...] The post Non-availability of data has made governance difficult in this part of the globe —Chams boss appeared first on Tribune.
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Arsenal celebrates Iwobi’s World Cup ticket-winning goal, congratulates Nigeria

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster,  Alex Iwobi,  who scored Nigeria’s solitary match winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier. ALSO READ: #GloCAFAwards2016: Iheanacho, Iwobi, Falcons, [...] The post Arsenal celebrates Iwobi’s World Cup ticket-winning goal, congratulates Nigeria appeared first on Tribune.
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World Cup: Nigeria qualify for 2018 finals after 1-0 win over Zambia

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi scored as Nigeria beat a stubborn Zambia 1-0 to become the first African side to seal a place at next year’s World Cup in Russia. The win put them on an unassailable [...] The post World Cup: Nigeria qualify for 2018 finals after 1-0 win over Zambia appeared first on Tribune.
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Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl

The 35-year-old tennis star and her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, have reportedly welcomed a little girl into the world, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. According to reporter Chris Shepherd from WPBF-25 News, a source [...] The post Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl appeared first on Tribune.
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Buhari splashes cash on D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, received the victorious Nigeria’s senior female Basketball team, D’Tigress, announcing N1million cash reward for each of the players. Speaking shortly after the players and officials presented the Afro Basketball trophy they [...] The post Buhari splashes cash on D’Tigress appeared first on Tribune.
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Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on African Basketball victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain. The President’s [...] The post Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on African Basketball victory appeared first on Tribune.
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Chelsea’s Aina awaits FIFA approval for Nigeria swap

Chelsea defender Ola Aina is waiting for FIFA clearance to play for Nigeria in month’s World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon, officials said Thursday. Aina, who is on a season-long loan at English Championship side Hull [...] The post Chelsea’s Aina awaits FIFA approval for Nigeria swap appeared first on Tribune.
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Puma, ABS FC sign 5-year deal

THE Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC Ilorin and sports kit maker, Puma has signed a five-year deal that will see the clothing line supplying kit to players and officials of the football club. Speaking during [...] The post Puma, ABS FC sign 5-year deal appeared first on Tribune.
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End of the road for Ranieri as Leicester sack record breaking manager

MANAGER Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. “The board reluctantly [...] The post End of the road for Ranieri as Leicester sack record breaking manager appeared first on Tribune.
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#GloCAFAwards2016: Iheanacho, Iwobi, Falcons, Oshoala win big, Mahrez win

NIGERIA rising stars, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alexi Iwobi, have won their first international awards at the 25th CAF Awards in Abuja just as the Super Falcons claimed the Women National Team of the year award [...] The post #GloCAFAwards2016: Iheanacho, Iwobi, Falcons, Oshoala win big, Mahrez win appeared first on Tribune.
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Super Falcons storm NASS in protest against non-payment of allowances

The victorious Nigeria’s female national team, the Super Falcons, on Wednesday morning, stormed the National Assembly in protest against the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The Super Falcons won the [...] The post Super Falcons storm NASS in protest against non-payment of allowances appeared first on Tribune.
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Buhari hosts Chibok girls, says they’ve seen the worst the world can offer

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that the Federal Government will take responsibility for the rehabilitation and education of the 21 Chibok girls that recently regained freedom from the Boko Haram captivity. Buhari, who made the [...] The post Buhari hosts Chibok girls, says they’ve seen the worst the world can offer appeared first on Tribune...
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Reps to FG: Release ecological funds to flood prone states now

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, urged  the Federal Government to release funds from the ecological fund to all the states being  threatened by flood. To this end, the House mandated its Committees on Environment, [...] The post Reps to FG: Release ecological funds to flood prone states now appeared first on Tribune...
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EFCC quizzes Jigawa PDP guber candidate, others

THE Jigawa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the last general election, Alhaji Aminu Ibrahim Ringim, is under probe by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for over N550 million arms money. Also [...] The post EFCC quizzes Jigawa PDP guber candidate, others appeared first on Tribune...
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Dokpesi’s trial: Witness recounts how DAAR was paid N500m

The trial of the former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, over the N2.1 billion he allegedly collected from the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (retd), [...] The post Dokpesi’s trial: Witness recounts how DAAR was paid N500m appeared first on Tribune...
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FG laments loss of jobs, forex in printing industry

Federal Government on Wednesday lamented heavy losses that the economy had suffered in terms of jobs and scarce foreign exchange due to lack of high quality printing facilities in the country. Minister of Information and [...] The post FG laments loss of jobs, forex in printing industry appeared first on Tribune...
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IMF report: Nigeria’s economy bounces back, overtakes S/Africa as biggest economy

A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Nigeria as Africa’s biggest economy, in spite of its current challenges. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria is placed ahead of South [...] The post IMF report: Nigeria’s economy bounces back, overtakes S/Africa as biggest economy appeared first on Tribune...
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Aviation probe: 47 airlines shut down operations within 30 years —Joji tells Reps

The Secretary General of Aircraft Operators Association of Nigeria (AOAN), Capt Mohammed Joji on Wednesday disclosed that 47 airlines operating in the country  folded up within the last 30 years due to bad policy formulation [...] The post Aviation probe: 47 airlines shut down operations within 30 years —Joji tells Reps appeared first on Tribune...
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NIPCo acquires major stake in Mobil Plc

A leading indigenous downstream sector has acquired 60 per cent stake in Mobil Nigeria Plc, becoming the majority shareholder of its rival. The 60 per cent stake originally belonged to ExxonMobil. According to the Nigerian [...] The post NIPCo acquires major stake in Mobil Plc appeared first on Tribune...
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NIMASA owed $420.5m in 12 years by maritime operators

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that debts owed the agency by some operators in the maritime industry from 2004 till date amount to about $420.5 million. According to a statement [...] The post NIMASA owed $420.5m in 12 years by maritime operators appeared first on Tribune...
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NSE: Investors lose N105bn in 3 days

The Nigerian stock market recorded a new month low of 27,478.04 basis points following a 0.28 per cent decline recorded in the benchmark index at the close of equities trading today. With the day’s performance, [...] The post NSE: Investors lose N105bn in 3 days appeared first on Tribune.
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Save Nigerians from hunger, sufferings, EFCC probe won’t distract me, Fayose tells FG

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has told the Federal Government to pay attention to hunger and suffering ravaging Nigeria and its people and leave him alone. He said: “This project ‘Fayose must be implicated [...] The post Save Nigerians from hunger, sufferings, EFCC probe won’t distract me, Fayose tells FG appeared first on Tribune...
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Obanikoro admits giving N2.23 billion to Fayose for Ekiti poll

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, currently being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has narrated how he transferred N2.23 billion to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, for the [...] The post Obanikoro admits giving N2.23 billion to Fayose for Ekiti poll appeared first on Tribune...
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Supremacy battle among Yoruba monarchs led us nowhere —Ooni

THE Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said supremacy battle among Yoruba Obas has not in any way helped the region, but had caused disunity, bred wider gaps in development and affected the [...] The post Supremacy battle among Yoruba monarchs led us nowhere —Ooni appeared first on Tribune...
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$680m trapped funds: Emirates set to quit Nigerian routes

Emirates, the United Arab Emirates airline may soon join a growing list of international flyers that have boycotted hitherto lucrative Nigerian routes. This according to the company’s president, Tim Clark, is because of outstanding $680 [...] The post $680m trapped funds: Emirates set to quit Nigerian routes appeared first on Tribune...
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Oba of Benin: Edo declares tomorrow public holiday for coronation

Edo State government has declared Thursday, October 20, a public holiday. In an announcement signed by the Secretary to State Government, Professor Julius Ihonvbere, the public holiday is in honour of the Crown Prince, Ambassador [...] The post Oba of Benin: Edo declares tomorrow public holiday for coronation appeared first on Tribune...
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Bello awards contract to install electricity in former Kogi gov’s village

The Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has awarded contract for the reconnection of Abejukolo township, headquarters of Omala Local Government Council, nine years after it was disconnected. Abejukolo, the home country of former Governor [...] The post Bello awards contract to install electricity in former Kogi gov’s village appeared first on Tribune...
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UNICEF urges FG to rehabilitate released Chibok girls

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday, called on the Federal Government to provide intensive support for the 21 released Chibok girls to safeguard their future. The group made the call in a statement [...] The post UNICEF urges FG to rehabilitate released Chibok girls appeared first on Tribune...
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Kwankwaso not under probe —EFCC

THE Economic and Financial, Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano zone, has said a former Kano State governor, Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, was not being investigated by the commission, adding that it has not received any petition [...] The post Kwankwaso not under probe —EFCC appeared first on Tribune.
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Witness accuses Akpobolokemi, others of stealing N1.8bn from NIMASA

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, on Tuesday, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos,  how a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, and a Major-General [...] The post Witness accuses Akpobolokemi, others of stealing N1.8bn from NIMASA appeared first on Tribune...
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More abducted women, children sighted in Borno

AS a result of the massive pounding of the Sambisa by the Nigerian Air force, several women and children are being released weekly between the headquarters of Bama town and the boundary areas around Kumshi [...] The post More abducted women, children sighted in Borno appeared first on Tribune.
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Domestic violence: Lagos laments silence of molested men

Lagos State government on Tuesday lamented the silence of men molested by their wives, saying it has aided an increase in sexual and gender based violence in the state. Commissioner for Women and Poverty Alleviation [...] The post Domestic violence: Lagos laments silence of molested men appeared first on Tribune...
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Edo poll: PDP, Ize-Iyamu ask tribunal to nullify Obaseki’s victory, submit petition

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 28 Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and his party has asked the Edo State Election Tribunal to nullify the victory handed Godwin [...] The post Edo poll: PDP, Ize-Iyamu ask tribunal to nullify Obaseki’s victory, submit petition appeared first on Tribune...
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NAFDAC workers begin 2-week warning strike in Lagos

Workers of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Wednesday, in Lagos, embarked on a two-week warning strike, threatening that they might be forced to embark on an indefinite strike should [...] The post NAFDAC workers begin 2-week warning strike in Lagos appeared first on Tribune...
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Amosun reshuffles cabinet

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State  has reshuffled the state executive council. The exercise involved four Commissioners and four Special Advisers to the Governor. In a statement issued on Wednesday, in Abeokuta, by the Secretary [...] The post Amosun reshuffles cabinet appeared first on Tribune...
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Full text of Buhari’s speech during reception for released 21 Chibok girls

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE RECEPTION FOR THE RECENTLY RELEASED 21 CHIBOK SCHOOL GIRLS AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA OCTOBER 19, 2016   My dear children. This is a happy moment for me and for all [...] The post Full text of Buhari’s speech during reception for released 21 Chibok girls appeared first on Tribune...
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Money laundering: NDLEA intercepts €325,640, $30,000 at Lagos airport

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted three hundred and twenty-five thousand, six hundred and forty euros (€325,640) as well as thirty thousand dollars ($30,000), about 175 million naira being smuggled [...] The post Money laundering: NDLEA intercepts €325,640, $30,000 at Lagos airport appeared first on Tribune...
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IMF Report: Nigeria’s economy bounces back, overtakes South Africa, Egypt

A new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected Nigeria as Africa’s biggest economy, in spite of its current challenges. Nigeria is placed ahead of South Africa and Egypt which are second and [...] The post IMF Report: Nigeria’s economy bounces back, overtakes South Africa, Egypt appeared first on Tribune...
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Ken Saro-Wiwa’s son dies, Buhari offers condolences to family

Ken Saro-Wiwa Jnr, son of the late Nigerian environmentalist, on Tuesday, died at a London hospital after suffering a stroke, his family has said. Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, 47, a former journalist, served as an aide [...] The post Ken Saro-Wiwa’s son dies, Buhari offers condolences to family appeared first on Tribune...
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Insecurity: Reps call for security emergency in Southern Kaduna

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, called for declaration of security emergency in the southern part of Kaduna State over persistent killings in the area. As part of security measures to curb the insecurity in [...] The post Insecurity: Reps call for security emergency in Southern Kaduna appeared first on Tribune...
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Chime, 3 others under investigation over N450 million campaign fund — EFCC

EX-GOVERNOR Sullivan Chime of Enugu State and three other Principal officers were last week arrested and released by the Economic and Finance Crime Commission (EFCC) over N450,000,000 presidential campaign fund of 2015, the Southeast Zonal [...] The post Chime, 3 others under investigation over N450 million campaign fund — EFCC appeared first on Tribune...
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Watch Video: Buhari receives 21 rescued #ChibokGirls

The #Chibok Girls are received in the State House by President @MBuhari and Vice President @ProfOsinbajo. pic.twitter.com/25RfflbgUd — Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) October 19, 2016   President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said the Federal Government would [...] The post Watch Video: Buhari receives 21 rescued #ChibokGirls appeared first on Tribune...
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EFCC traces 15 GTBank, 2 Diamond Bank accounts to Fani-Kayode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that former Aviation Minister, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, operates at least 15 GTBank and two Diamond Bank accounts. The anti-graft agency made the disclosure in a statement, [...] The post EFCC traces 15 GTBank, 2 Diamond Bank accounts to Fani-Kayode appeared first on Tribune...
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BREAKING: Justice Ademola withdraws from Dasuki’s trial

A judge of the Federal High Court in Abuja, and one of those arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegation of corruption,  Justice Adeniyi Ademola has withdrawn from presiding over [...] The post BREAKING: Justice Ademola withdraws from Dasuki’s trial appeared first on Tribune...
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Court sacks Enugu Reps members, orders refund of earned emoluments to NASS

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered two House of Representatives members from Enugu State to vacate their seats. The affected lawmakers are: Hon. Stella Ngwu from Igbo-Etiti/Uzo-Uwani Federal Constituency [...] The post Court sacks Enugu Reps members, orders refund of earned emoluments to NASS appeared first on Tribune...
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Navy arrests more suspected oil thieves in Niger Delta

Patrol team deployed by the Navy has arrested 13 suspects allegedly involved in illegal bunkering activities around Ibeno area of Akwa Ibom State. The suspects were arrested in three Cotonou boats. It was gathered that [...] The post Navy arrests more suspected oil thieves in Niger Delta appeared first on Tribune...
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Warri refinery still producing 2.5m litres PMS in spite of militancy — MD

Says kerosine plant 2.2m litres per day Managing Director, Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company (WRPC), Solomon Ladenegan, has disclosed that the company is still producing 2.5 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and 2.2m litres [...] The post Warri refinery still producing 2.5m litres PMS in spite of militancy — MD appeared first on Tribune...
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Joshua Dariye faces court Thursday

The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye,  will continue on Thursday 20 October before Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Gudu, Abuja. Dariye, now a senator, [...] The post Joshua Dariye faces court Thursday appeared first on Tribune...
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4 feared killed, many injured as trailer rams into shops in Ibadan

NOT less than four people were feared killed and many others injured after a trailer rammed into vehicles and shops at the popular Oja’ba market, in Ibadan, on Tuesday morning. The driver of the trailer [...] The post 4 feared killed, many injured as trailer rams into shops in Ibadan appeared first on Tribune...
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Nigerians in US protest Shiite extremism, demand El-Zakzaky’s prosecution

As more voices have continued to denounce the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the Shiite sect, Nigerians in the Diaspora, in far away United States, have also joined in the protest march [...] The post Nigerians in US protest Shiite extremism, demand El-Zakzaky’s prosecution appeared first on Tribune...
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Business opportunities in Nigeria bigger than challenges —Jumia boss

Sefik Bagdadioglu, the Managing Director of JumiaMarket Nigeria, is an economist and entrepreneur. He holds an MA in Economics from the University of Toronto. In this interview with TAYO GESINDE, he speaks on the rebranding [...] The post Business opportunities in Nigeria bigger than challenges —Jumia boss appeared first on Tribune...
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Oyo govt commiserates with Ibadan accident victims’ families

Oyo State Government has commiserated with families of the victims of Tuesday morning truck accident at Oja Oba area of Ibadan, which claimed four lives. Mr Toye Arulogun, the state Commissioner for Information, Culture and [...] The post Oyo govt commiserates with Ibadan accident victims’ families appeared first on Tribune...
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Niger Delta dialogue with FG: What Clark, others should do — Civil rights groups

Ahead of the proposed October 29 meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Niger Delta groups under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Civil Societies Groups (PNDCSG), have charged members of the Pan Niger Delta Leaders Forum [...] The post Niger Delta dialogue with FG: What Clark, others should do — Civil rights groups appeared first on Tribune...
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Buhari to declare NASS anti-corruption seminar open

President Muhammadu Buhari will today declare open a two day anti-corruption seminar in Abuja. A statement by the Special Assistant to Senate President Bukola Saraki on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, confirmed that the seminar was [...] The post Buhari to declare NASS anti-corruption seminar open appeared first on Tribune...
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Opposition parties want LG poll taken away from states

The coalition of opposition parties in Ogun State has again kicked against the outcome of the October 8, 2016 local government polls in the state. It alleged that the election was characterised by anomalies and [...] The post Opposition parties want LG poll taken away from states appeared first on Tribune...
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Buhari’s comments not fair to womenfolk —Ekiti LG chairman

The chairman of Gbonyin Local Government of Ekiti State, Mrs. Sade Akinrinmola, has described as unfair to the womenfolk, a statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari, in which he said his wife, Aisha’s place was [...] The post Buhari’s comments not fair to womenfolk —Ekiti LG chairman appeared first on Tribune...
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The lessons politics, life have taught me —Fijabi

Honourable Saheed Akinade-Fijabi, is the chairman, House Committee on Telecommunications in the lower chamber of the National Assembly. In this interview with SEGUN ADEBAYO, Fijabi, who adds a year today, speaks on his foray in [...] The post The lessons politics, life have taught me —Fijabi appeared first on Tribune...
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Expert warns against the use of urine to treat convulsion

Dr Safiya Ojo, a medical doctor at the Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, on Tuesday advised Nigerians against the use of cow and human urine in the treatment of convulsion. Ojo told the News Agency of [...] The post Expert warns against the use of urine to treat convulsion appeared first on Tribune.
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Budget: NASS plans new transparency measures

THE Management of the National Assembly has concluded plans to institute fresh measures to promote accountability and transparency in its budgeting procedures, sources in the legislature have said. The sources privy to some documentations already [...] The post Budget: NASS plans new transparency measures appeared first on Tribune...
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