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Restructuring: The task before the National Assembly

While the National Assembly was away on annual recess, the polity was awash with intensified campaigns for restructuring. Surely the lawmakers will have their hands full on resumption. Associate Editor, TAIWO ADISA, periscopes the issues [...] The post Restructuring: The task before the National Assembly appeared first on Tribune.
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Olubadan shooting: We won’t tolerate a return of brigandage in Oyo ―Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has asked security agencies to urgently arrest all those involved in Monday’s shooting at the Olubadan palace. Ajimobi who decried the incident as a threat to security of lives and properties, avowed [...] The post Olubadan shooting: We won’t tolerate a return of brigandage in Oyo ―Ajimobi appeared first on Tribune.
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IPOB proscription an illegality ―SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Prof Ilochi Okafor has condemned the proscription of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) describing the act as illegal. He said the secessionist’s group had the right [...] The post IPOB proscription an illegality ―SAN appeared first on Tribune.
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EKSU Alumni moves for reversion of institution’s name to UNAD

Ekiti State University (EKSU) Alumni have moved to revert the name of their institution to its original name, University of Ado-Ekiti, UNAD, charging the newly inaugurated 13-member Committee on Membership Harmonisation and Chapter Reorganisation headed [...] The post EKSU Alumni moves for reversion of institution’s name to UNAD appeared first on Tribune.
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Buhari returns to Abuja

He was received on the tarmac by the Chief of Staff, Abby Kyari, the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, the Inspector General of Police, Idris Abubakar, among other dignitaries. Buhari arrived his [...] The post Buhari returns to Abuja appeared first on Tribune.
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Kogi govt threatens to sack striking workers

The strike action embarked upon by workers in Kogi state assumed a new turn on Monday as the leadership of the organised labour alleged threats to their lives. This is coming as government threatened to [...] The post Kogi govt threatens to sack striking workers appeared first on Tribune.
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You’re an ingrate, APC hits Sagay

THE ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) National Working Committee, (NWC) has upbraided the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay over his criticism of the former handling of party affairs. [...] The post You’re an ingrate, APC hits Sagay appeared first on Tribune.
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Death of Lagos Chief Imam, big loss to Muslim community, Nigeria ―Aregbesola

Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, on Monday described the death of the ‎Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Garba Akinola as a big loss to the entire Muslim community in Lagos and Nigeria. In a condolence message [...] The post Death of Lagos Chief Imam, big loss to Muslim community, Nigeria ―Aregbesola appeared first on Tribune.
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Ambode to new Ag CJ: Discharge your duties with wisdom, integrity

LAGOS State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore-in the Acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Opeyemi Oke, with a charge on her to discharge her duties with exemplary wisdom, candour and integrity. Justice [...] The post Ambode to new Ag CJ: Discharge your duties with wisdom, integrity appeared first on Tribune.
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North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Monday accused the United States President, President  Donald Trump of declaring war on his country by tweeting over the weekend that North Korea “won’t be around much [...] The post North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war appeared first on Tribune.
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NGO says Bayelsa born winner of voice of Nigeria 2 brought honour to state

A non-governmental organization, The Robert Sunday Iworiso Foundation has hailed the winner of the season 2 of The Voice Nigeria, Daniel Diongoli, popularly known as Idyl ‎for making Bayelsa State and the Ijaw Nation proud. [...] The post NGO says Bayelsa born winner of voice of Nigeria 2 brought honour to state appeared first on Tribune.
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IPOB agitations, others will continue except… —Baptist College

Rector, Baptist College of Theology, Oyo, Dr Olusayo Oladejo, has urged the federal government to see to equitable and justifiable distribution of the nation’s resources among the various zones to put an end to intermittent [...] The post IPOB agitations, others will continue except… —Baptist College appeared first on Tribune.
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Be accountable for decisions you take —Cleric tells lawyers

The Archbishop of RIYE Province, Methodist Church Nigeria, The Most Revd (Dr) Adegbemi Adewale, has urged members of the Ogun State Judiciary to be accountable for all the decisions they take in the course of [...] The post Be accountable for decisions you take —Cleric tells lawyers appeared first on Tribune.
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Merkel wins fourth term in Germany

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term in federal elections, exit polls suggest. Her conservative CDU/CSU alliance won 32.5 per cent of the vote, remaining the largest party in Germany’s parliament, [...] The post Merkel wins fourth term in Germany appeared first on Tribune.
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Adebutu berated Ogun State government over what he called misplaced priority

A member of the House of Representatives, Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Nigerian Government has classified the country into first, second and third classes, thereby fueling agitation for succession [...] The post Adebutu berated Ogun State government over what he called misplaced priority appeared first on Tribune.
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Appeal Court president warns against frivolous applications

The President, Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Monday asked lawyers to assist the bench on speedy delivery of justice by stopping frivolous applications and other measures that might unnecessarily delay proceedings. Speaking at [...] The post Appeal Court president warns against frivolous applications appeared first on Tribune.
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Be disciplined for judicial reforms to succeed, CJN tells judicial officers

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen on Monday said judicial officers must imbibe the culture of discipline for the success of the ongoing reforms in the nation’s judiciary. Onnoghen then charged judicial [...] The post Be disciplined for judicial reforms to succeed, CJN tells judicial officers appeared first on Tribune.
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Trial of over 1,600 alleged Boko Haram terrorists begins Oct 9

ALL is now set to arraign suspected members of the Boko Haram sect held in various detention facilities in the country. Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) [...] The post Trial of over 1,600 alleged Boko Haram terrorists begins Oct 9 appeared first on Tribune.
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Dickson urges Nigerians in Diaspora to close ranks

GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on all Nigerians to work together irrespective of tribe, religion or political affiliation to make Nigeria great again. The Governor, who stated this in Atlanta at a [...] The post Dickson urges Nigerians in Diaspora to close ranks appeared first on Tribune.
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Youths told to harness their talent and make Bayelsa proud

THE Bayelsa State government has called on the youths to work on their God-given innate talent to earn a genuine living and also to make the state proud at home and abroad. Government averred that [...] The post Youths told to harness their talent and make Bayelsa proud appeared first on Tribune.
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Merkel braces for coalition government in Germany

Germany’s Angela Merkel turns to the task of sounding out partners to build a coalition government after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday’s election, although she has been weakened by a surge in [...] The post Merkel braces for coalition government in Germany appeared first on Tribune.
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Ahead MPC: CBN reflates forex market with $195m

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) again boosted the foreign exchange market on Monday by offering $195m in three segments of the market. In the wholesale Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS), it auctioned $100m and [...] The post Ahead MPC: CBN reflates forex market with $195m appeared first on Tribune.
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Equities market opens week with 0.37% loss

The equities market began the week with a loss 0.37 per cent as indicated by the dip in All-Share Index (ASI) and Market Capitalisation. Specifically, ASI goes 37 points lower at the close of trading [...] The post Equities market opens week with 0.37% loss appeared first on Tribune.
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Ambode revives Awo’s legacy of public finance

IT is 40 years and 139 days after he joined the saints on May 9, 1987. Many folks – loyalists and admirers- will flock to the site of his imposing statue Tuesday September 26 to [...] The post Ambode revives Awo’s legacy of public finance appeared first on Tribune.
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Alagbado residents urge IKEDC to end estimated billings

Some electricity consumers in Alagbado area of Lagos State have appealed to the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) to end the challenges of estimated billing system in the area. The residents told the News Agency [...] The post Alagbado residents urge IKEDC to end estimated billings appeared first on Tribune.
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Catholic group plans to distribute 64,000 insecticide nets in Kwara

Offa Local Government Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has said that it will distribute 64,000 Insecticide Nets to residents of the community. The CRS Social Mobilisation Officer, Mrs Jemilat Yusuf, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...] The post Catholic group plans to distribute 64,000 insecticide nets in Kwara appeared first on Tribune.
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Sango residents appeal to Amosun over demolition

Residents of Ketere, Abule Olodo and Ogo Oluwa communities in Sango/Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, have called the state government’s intervention with regard to the plan by the Ministry of Physical Planning [...] The post Sango residents appeal to Amosun over demolition appeared first on Tribune.
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Killings, kidnappings must stop

KILLINGS and kidnappings have become rampant in our country. People’s lives are of no value, and I keep asking myself how someone can just take the life of his or her fellow human begin without [...] The post Killings, kidnappings must stop appeared first on Tribune.
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WAEC, release these results

IT is disheartening to realise that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) could seize results since 2015 without any explanations. In 2015, seven of our candidates’ results were seized and these students included Adegunle Adeola [...] The post WAEC, release these results appeared first on Tribune.
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Aso ofi: Revamping our cultural heritage

ASO ofi is the traditional wear of the Yoruba ethnic group in southwest Nigeria. It is a cloth that is worn on special occasions. The cloth is worn during chieftaincy, festivals, engagement, naming ceremonies and [...] The post Aso ofi: Revamping our cultural heritage appeared first on Tribune.
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AfDB, Brazil to groom African youth in cassava processing

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP) − an initiative that aims to train young African professionals in research and technology transfer, contributing to [...] The post AfDB, Brazil to groom African youth in cassava processing appeared first on Tribune.
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Eggua rice community: Ogun goose laying golden egg

The agricultural sector in Nigeria has in recent times focused on rice production to reduce the millions of naira used on importation of the product which is a common staple in Nigeria. OLAYINKA OLUKOYA reports [...] The post Eggua rice community: Ogun goose laying golden egg appeared first on Tribune.
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BOA, NIPOST partner on rural agriculture

The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) and the Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) have entered into a partnership which will enhance effective grassroots coverage in input distribution and access to loan facilities for rural farmers. The proposed [...] The post BOA, NIPOST partner on rural agriculture appeared first on Tribune.
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2019: I am ready to sacrifice my ambition for restructuring—Atiku

Former Vice President and All Progressives Congress, (APC) presidential hopeful,  Atiku Abubakar, has said that he was ready to sacrifice his ambition for the restructuring of the polity. Atiku made the declaration at the weekend [...] The post 2019: I am ready to sacrifice my ambition for restructuring—Atiku appeared first on Tribune.
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Primate Ayodele: Five nations will come out of Nigeria; two will be greater than three

Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele is the head and founder of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church with headquarters in Lagos. After the recent publication of his 2017/2018 edition of Warning to the Nations: A Collection of Divine [...] The post Primate Ayodele: Five nations will come out of Nigeria; two will be greater than three appeared first on Tribune.
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Presidency discovers more sources of IPOB funding

THE Federal Government may have discovered more sources where funding of the operations of Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People Biafra (IPOB), going by the revelation of a top Presidency official. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, had [...] The post Presidency discovers more sources of IPOB funding appeared first on Tribune.
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PDP chairmanship: Why I’m in the race ―Daniel

FORMER governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday said his ultimate goal for seeking the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is to work towards its victory in 2019 General Election. According [...] The post PDP chairmanship: Why I’m in the race ―Daniel appeared first on Tribune.
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Primate Ositelu prophesies new Nigeria, epidemic in North, death of 2 popular monarchs, 2 church leaders

Pope of Aladura Communion Worldwide and Primate of The Church of the Lord (Prayer Fellowship) Worldwide (a.k.a. Aladura), The Most Reverend (Dr) Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, at the ‘81st Holy Mount Tabieorar retreat on 22nd August, [...] The post Primate Ositelu prophesies new Nigeria, epidemic in North, death of 2 popular monarchs, 2 church leaders appeared first on Tribune.
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Islamic leaders raise alarm over ritual killings in Kwara

Islamic leaders in Ilorin, Kwara State have decried increasing incidents of ritual killings in the state capital as well as in many parts of the country. Speaking at commemoration of new Islamic calendar (Hijra) in [...] The post Islamic leaders raise alarm over ritual killings in Kwara appeared first on Tribune.
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Mambilla power project to be ready in 6 years

IN a bid to expand the amount of power generated to the grid, the Federal Government (FG) has disclosed that the newly approved Mambilla Hydropower plant project will be completed in six years. It said [...] The post Mambilla power project to be ready in 6 years appeared first on Tribune.
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PDP national convention, test case for removal of impunity, imposition of candidates ―Adedoja

A contender to the office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Taoheed Adedoja, at the weekend stated that the Party’s December elective national convention would be a test case for [...] The post PDP national convention, test case for removal of impunity, imposition of candidates ―Adedoja appeared first on Tribune.
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ICPC docks NUT treasurer, contractors for embezzling N495.8m teachers’ funds

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have charged the Treasurer of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal, Mr Percy Ndam to court for allegedly embezzling N495.8 million belonging to [...] The post ICPC docks NUT treasurer, contractors for embezzling N495.8m teachers’ funds appeared first on Tribune.
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FG sets to commence prosecution of suspected Boko Haram terrorists

The coast is now set to arraign suspected member of the dreaded Boko Haram held in various detention facilities in the country. The special adviser, media and publicity to Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Attorney-General of [...] The post FG sets to commence prosecution of suspected Boko Haram terrorists appeared first on Tribune.
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Ondo police arrest farmer for killing a grandmother

POLICE from Ondo command at the weekend apprehended a 34-year-old farmer, Segun Akande, over the killing of a 65-year-old grand mother, Mary Ogundiran, who was beaten to death by the farmer for intruding on his [...] The post Ondo police arrest farmer for killing a grandmother appeared first on Tribune.
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Kogi govt disagree with Labour over salary

The Kogi State government on Sunday disagreed with Labour unions in the state over allegations of unpaid salaries, saying labour union leaders were out to “misinform the people for selfish reasons.” The director general, media and publicity [...] The post Kogi govt disagree with Labour over salary appeared first on Tribune.
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Group tasks FG, states on Fulani herdsmen children education

The ActionAid Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has tasked the federal and state governments to integrate young Fulani herdsmen’s children into existing school structure to further enhance peace in the country. The group also urged the [...] The post Group tasks FG, states on Fulani herdsmen children education appeared first on Tribune.
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Gunmen kill 3 policemen, abduct Health Minister’s brother in Edo

Gunmen on Sunday evening killed three policemen attached to Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin and abducted the head of the zoo, Dr Andy Ehanire, who is a brother of the Minister of State for [...] The post Gunmen kill 3 policemen, abduct Health Minister’s brother in Edo appeared first on Tribune.
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Ambode okays reconstruction of Onikan Stadium

LAGOS State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 5,000 capacity Onikan Stadium, near Tafawa Balewa Square Lagos Island, in order to make it meet the expectations of a 21st [...] The post Ambode okays reconstruction of Onikan Stadium appeared first on Tribune.
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Anambra poll: We’ll hold INEC responsible for any flaw, says Ohaneze

AWKA- The Anambra State Chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo has expressed optimism over a credible and hitch-free conduct of the forthcoming November 18 governorship election in the state. The body however called on the Independent National [...] The post Anambra poll: We’ll hold INEC responsible for any flaw, says Ohaneze appeared first on Tribune.
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We need selfless, incorruptible leaders ―Cleric

The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos, His Grace, Dr Michael Olusina Fape, on Sunday, said that Nigeria needs selfless leaders to bring back its lost glory. Just as he added that the blood of [...] The post We need selfless, incorruptible leaders ―Cleric appeared first on Tribune.
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Youth protest ground Omuo-Ekiti over suspension of lawmaker

YOUTHS in Omuo Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, at the weekend staged a protest in the community to protest the suspension of the lawmaker representing them in the state’s [...] The post Youth protest ground Omuo-Ekiti over suspension of lawmaker appeared first on Tribune.
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2017: Electoral fraud will ignite crisis in Anambra ―IPAC warns INEC, Police, others

As the race to the 2017 governorship election gathers momentum in Anambra State, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Police and other concerned bodies in the state against [...] The post 2017: Electoral fraud will ignite crisis in Anambra ―IPAC warns INEC, Police, others appeared first on Tribune.
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NASS validates biometric verification of pensioners

THE National Assembly members on the committees on Establishment and Pension have validated the ongoing verification of eligible civil service pensioners in Lagos state by the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate. The exercise, which began on [...] The post NASS validates biometric verification of pensioners appeared first on Tribune.
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Poor Energy bane of manufacturing in Nigeria ―MAN

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said yesterday that poor power supply had remained the bane of manufacturing in Nigeria, arguing that it was one of the reasons why the cost of locally produced goods [...] The post Poor Energy bane of manufacturing in Nigeria ―MAN appeared first on Tribune.
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2019: PDP accuses APC of dubious achievement claims

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is amazed over some alleged frivolous claims credited to certain leaders of the Ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in which it said the ruling party expressed [...] The post 2019: PDP accuses APC of dubious achievement claims appeared first on Tribune.
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Compliance officers to partner NSE to deepen the market

The Association of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (ACCOBIN) has committed to partnering with the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) in deepening the financial market in the country. During a closing gong ceremony to [...] The post Compliance officers to partner NSE to deepen the market appeared first on Tribune.
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Advice for governors

DISCERNING Nigerians would recall the basic responsibilities of a government to its people as espoused in O.A. Lawal’s high school economics text; every government is responsible to its people in the areas of food, clothes, [...] The post Advice for governors appeared first on Tribune.
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Letter to the president

I was about 17 years old during the Nigerian Civil War. My youth was scandalised, and since then, I have carried a big scar in my heart. All I saw around me then was blood, [...] The post Letter to the president appeared first on Tribune.
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Three ‘hidden’ leadership lessons

If you didn’t see last year’s wonderful Hidden Figures, see it. The movie is based on the true story of three African-American women who played crucial roles at NASA and broke racial and gender barriers [...] The post Three ‘hidden’ leadership lessons appeared first on Tribune.
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Kudos, D’Tigers

THESE are definitely great times for Nigeria’s basketball. Recently, the country’s female basketball team, D’Tigress, gave Nigerians a great moment when they won the FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali, defeating  Senegal 65-48 in the [...] The post Kudos, D’Tigers appeared first on Tribune.
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How organisations turn the tide in their favour

In its heydays, the Nigerian Wire and Cable Plc, Ibadan, was one of the enviable organisations. It was the dream of the employment-seeking young graduates and the nightmare of its competitors as they tried hard [...] The post How organisations turn the tide in their favour appeared first on Tribune.
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Sukuk: Borrowing for development without fear of interests

The Federal Government N100billion sukuk offer was concluded on Friday though the brickbat it generated between the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) still reverberates. SULAIMON OLANREWAJU [...] The post Sukuk: Borrowing for development without fear of interests appeared first on Tribune.
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MPC: Analysts favour unchanged rates on anticipated public sector spending

Analysts and investment bankers over the weekend reached a consensus in different notes that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), holding its meeting today in Abuja, will retain the [...] The post MPC: Analysts favour unchanged rates on anticipated public sector spending appeared first on Tribune.
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NSE, Ciuci to recognise 10 thriving enterprises

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and Ciuci Consulting, a leading strategy and consumer intelligence company has announced the launch of the Nigeria Business Composite 10 (NiBC 10) which will take place on Tuesday. The NIBC [...] The post NSE, Ciuci to recognise 10 thriving enterprises appeared first on Tribune.
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NSE holds 56th AGM, as Aig-Imokhuede steps down as council president

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is to hold its 56th Annual General Meeting today, Monday, September 25. According to a notice by the NSE, Special Business at the AGM include the election of nine members [...] The post NSE holds 56th AGM, as Aig-Imokhuede steps down as council president appeared first on Tribune.
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My reflection on leadership

Leadership is about daily action and not just theory and conjecture. The most gifted leader is, however, one who does not shape only the present, but a good part of the future as well. Gifted [...] The post My reflection on leadership appeared first on Tribune.
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As APC hits the road on restructuring

The strategic committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the restructuring agenda hit the roads with its zonal public hearings. Ahead the zonal conferences, Secretary of the Committee, Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi addressed [...] The post As APC hits the road on restructuring appeared first on Tribune.
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Vigilante to inject 4,000 members to secure Lagos

The Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) is  set to inject no fewer than 4,000 personnel into the security arrangement in Lagos State as parts of its activities to tackle the menace of the dreaded Badoo [...] The post Vigilante to inject 4,000 members to secure Lagos appeared first on Tribune.
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OAU announces October 1 as resumption date for second semester

Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile – Ife, on Saturday announced Sunday, 1st October, 2017, as the new resumption date for the second semester as against 24th October, 2017 earlier announced. According to a press release [...] The post OAU announces October 1 as resumption date for second semester appeared first on Tribune.
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Tracing IPOB’s fund sources now easy ―Presidency

THE Presidency has assured that the recent declaration of the Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group has made it easier to trace and block its foreign sources of funds Senior Special Assistant [...] The post Tracing IPOB’s fund sources now easy ―Presidency appeared first on Tribune.
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Anambra guber: Former Aspirant, others lead APC Reconciliation Committee vows to unseat Obiano

THE All progressive Congress (APC), yesterday set up Reconciliation Committee with a mandate to reconcile with the aggrieved party members who expressed disgruntled after the primary election of the party. The Reconciliation is coming on [...] The post Anambra guber: Former Aspirant, others lead APC Reconciliation Committee vows to unseat Obiano appeared first on Tribune.
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Group urges IG, Akeredolu to arrest, prosecute suspected attackers of Osun Commissioner

A socio-political group, identified as Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation (AGF), Osun State chapter, on Saturday decried the Thursday reported attack on Osun State Commissioner for Regional Integration, Bola Ilori, by armed group suspected to be political [...] The post Group urges IG, Akeredolu to arrest, prosecute suspected attackers of Osun Commissioner appeared first on Tribune.
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Presidency speaks on tapped phone calls, says ‘Online media are violating people’s privacy’

Mallam Garba Shehu is the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity. In this interview by Saturday Tribune’s LEON USIGBE, he speaks on the concerns of government with fake news, online [...] The post Presidency speaks on tapped phone calls, says ‘Online media are violating people’s privacy’ appeared first on Tribune.
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Anambra Poll: APC Candidate, Nwoye has no electoral value ―APGA Spiritualists

Following a viral report credited to the former chief whip of Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Chuba Oranusi, that Governor Willie Obiano is afraid of Mr Tony Nwoye coming November 18th governorship election of [...] The post Anambra Poll: APC Candidate, Nwoye has no electoral value ―APGA Spiritualists appeared first on Tribune.
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2 NGO officials bag 9 years imprisonment

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has secured a nine-year imprisonment for Mr Bashiru Akinola and Smart Ajisafe for impersonating ICPC staff and attempting to dupe a former Chairman of Egbeda [...] The post 2 NGO officials bag 9 years imprisonment appeared first on Tribune.
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Edo tops Nigeria’s routine immunisation coverage chart ―WHO

EDO has been adjudged as the best-performing state in routine immunisation coverage in Nigeria, with no variation between its administrative data and the outcome of the National Immunisation Coverage Survey conducted in 2016. This was [...] The post Edo tops Nigeria’s routine immunisation coverage chart ―WHO appeared first on Tribune.
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Alleged exclusion: PDP candidates threaten to stop Kwara LG polls

FEW weeks to conduct of local government election in Kwara State, a group of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates has threatened to stop the polls over alleged ploy by the state Independent Electoral Commission (KWASIEC) [...] The post Alleged exclusion: PDP candidates threaten to stop Kwara LG polls appeared first on Tribune.
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Kylie Jenner is pregnant

Twenty years old reality TV star, Kylie Jenner, is reportedly pregnant and expecting her first child. Kylie, who is currently dating boyfriend Travis Scott, is believed to be the father to the supposed child. It [...] The post Kylie Jenner is pregnant appeared first on Tribune.
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Anambra Polls: Obiano is the right man; don’t vote in directionless leaders’ ―Victor Umeh

FORMER All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA national chairman and the current DG of Governor Obiano’s campaign organization, Chief Sir Victor Umeh, Wednesday, charged electorates in Anambra state to make wise decision coming Nov 18th gubernatorial [...] The post Anambra Polls: Obiano is the right man; don’t vote in directionless leaders’ ―Victor Umeh appeared first on Tribune.
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Boko Haram: Aisha Buhari, others unveil initiative for women, IDPs

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the President of Nigeria, and her counterparts in Cameroon, Chad and Niger have unveiled a humanitarian support initiative for women and children affected by the Boko Haram crisis. Buhari, at [...] The post Boko Haram: Aisha Buhari, others unveil initiative for women, IDPs appeared first on Tribune.
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Unknown gunmen murdered 2 policemen, 1 NSCDC operative in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa police command have recorded another tragic death of two policemen, just the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps also lost a gallant operative, Friday night as they were shot dead by unknown gunmen [...] The post Unknown gunmen murdered 2 policemen, 1 NSCDC operative in Bayelsa appeared first on Tribune.
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FG to implement stricter logging control in S/West

Worried by disappearing forest and its negative impact on the environment, the federal government has opted to ensure stricter control of logging particularly in states in the south west geo-political zone of the country. Minister [...] The post FG to implement stricter logging control in S/West appeared first on Tribune.
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Dickson developmental strides get congress commendation in US

THE inroad that Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State and his Restoration team in governance has made, particularly the accelerated development of the intractable swamp terrain of the littoral state has elicited commendation from congress [...] The post Dickson developmental strides get congress commendation in US appeared first on Tribune.
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Mimiko at Chatham House, advises FG to prioritise maternal healthcare

The immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has advised the Nigerian Government to pay critical attention to the high rate of maternal mortality in the country. Mimiko gave the advise while speaking [...] The post Mimiko at Chatham House, advises FG to prioritise maternal healthcare appeared first on Tribune.
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Globacom’s music show lands in FESTAC Town •Flavour, Phyno, Kiss Daniel, others to perform

Globacom’s soar away entertainment package, Glo Mega Music Nationwide Tour, will this Saturday land in FESTAC Town, Lagos, the company has said. The telecommunications firm, in a statement released in Lagos on Friday said the [...] The post Globacom’s music show lands in FESTAC Town •Flavour, Phyno, Kiss Daniel, others to perform appeared first on Tribune.
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Myro in paternity mess, shuns lover

‘Odi Ok’ and ‘Sugar’ crooner, Oghenemairo Daniel Ozah, popularly known as Myro, is in the news again, but this time, his story has come with a bit of controversy as he seems to have joined [...] The post Myro in paternity mess, shuns lover appeared first on Tribune.
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Back-to-school: Hair tips, styles and tricks

It starts with disbelief, which grows into confusion and near panic, which fades into last-minute-solution mode. School has resumed. You’re looking at your beautiful girl’s hair, nicely decorated for church, and you’re thinking to yourself [...] The post Back-to-school: Hair tips, styles and tricks appeared first on Tribune.
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Kannywood actress, Hadiza Aliyu, expands frontiers

One of the popular faces in Hausa movie industry also known as Kannywood, Hadiza Aliyu Gabon, has decided to spread her tentacles as she has started featuring in mainstream Nollywood. The frontiers of the Queen [...] The post Kannywood actress, Hadiza Aliyu, expands frontiers appeared first on Tribune.
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T-Classic makes big statement about career

Fast-rising music sensation, Tolulope Ajayi, popularly known as T-Classic understands the competition in the music industry is rife and appears ready to push his career to the next height with what he described as understanding [...] The post T-Classic makes big statement about career appeared first on Tribune.
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Bisola shines at UN General Assembly

The first runner-up of the reality TV Show BigBrotherNaija, Abisola Aiyeola, popularly known as Bisola, has expressed her delight to be part of the just concluded United Nations General Assembly in New York as one [...] The post Bisola shines at UN General Assembly appeared first on Tribune.
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‘The Lost Café’ for screening October 1

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nigeria has announced October 1 as the screening date for the film, The Lost Café. Featuring a mix of local and international stars such as Tunde Aladese, Belinda Effah, Ann [...] The post ‘The Lost Café’ for screening October 1 appeared first on Tribune.
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I love to spoil myself―Nancy Isime

Beautiful and classy, Nancy Isime is a media personality, actor, and model, who has been building a name for herself in the entertainment industry in the last six years. Her modelling career kicked off when [...] The post I love to spoil myself―Nancy Isime appeared first on Tribune.
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Osinbajo, Uduaghan laud Idoko at presentation of Activating Success compendium

History was made last week when popular TV host, Love Idoko was joined by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and a host of other dignitaries to present a compendium of the first 100 episodes [...] The post Osinbajo, Uduaghan laud Idoko at presentation of Activating Success compendium appeared first on Tribune.
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My life as movie producer, artiste manager—Daniel Cole

Daniel Chiori Cole is a movie producer and artiste manager, who currently handles the affairs of Nigerian afro pop star and music sensation, Solidstar. He also planned and executed Olamide Live in Concert (OLIC) three [...] The post My life as movie producer, artiste manager—Daniel Cole appeared first on Tribune.
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2019 Presidency: Inside details in the All Progressives’ Camps

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has several formidable camps within it, with the contending forces struggling for the control of its structures. Ahead the 2019 general elections, Senior Deputy Editor, TAIWO AMODU, writes on the camps and the [...] The post 2019 Presidency: Inside details in the All Progressives’ Camps appeared first on Tribune.
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Oyegun will kill APC the way he killed ANPP —Timi Frank

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in this interview with TAIWO AMODU, admits that the ruling party is polarised into camps. He says the party needs restructuring ahead of [...] The post Oyegun will kill APC the way he killed ANPP —Timi Frank appeared first on Tribune.
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Ortom and Benue’s re-election politics

As various groups in Benue State are asking Governor Samuel Ortom to seek a re-election, JOHNSON BABAJIDE writes on how the governor has been keeping them in suspense.   AS the hands of the clock [...] The post Ortom and Benue’s re-election politics appeared first on Tribune.
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Biafra: IPOB raises fresh alarm over alleged plan by FG to attack its members

THE outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised fresh alarm over the alleged plan by the Federal Government to unleash another military attack on its members in Igbo land. In a statement issued by [...] The post Biafra: IPOB raises fresh alarm over alleged plan by FG to attack its members appeared first on Tribune.
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Oba of Benin hosts Oshiomhole to grand reception for outstanding achievements

The Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, on Friday hosted the former governor of Edo, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to a grand reception in Benin City, for his outstanding achievements [...] The post Oba of Benin hosts Oshiomhole to grand reception for outstanding achievements appeared first on Tribune.
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Eastern Consultative Assembly honours IPOB leader, Kanu, in October

THE Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has said it would honour the Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu in October, this year at the presentation of a book entitled “How Nnamdi [...] The post Eastern Consultative Assembly honours IPOB leader, Kanu, in October appeared first on Tribune.
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