Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Friday 14th December 2018

Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Friday 14th December 2018

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target=_blank>Court orders girls’ marriage age raised from 16 in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the legislature to increase the minimum marriageable age for girls, saying that the current law allowing those as young as 16 to be wed was potentially harmful to children. The ruling, in response to a petition filed by former child brides and gender rights activists, could pave the way
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target=_blank>Osinbajo to chair extended NEC meeting on Friday

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will chair an extended National Economic Council(NEC) meeting scheduled for Dec. 14 at the Old Banquet Hall, State House. A statement by the Office of the Vice President, on Thursday in Abuja, said that the extended NEC was in line with the Buhari administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP)
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target=_blank>JUST IN: Buhari appoints Suleiman Minister of Environment 

PRESIDENT Buhari has approved the appointment of Surveyor Suleiman Hassan as the Minister of Environment, following the resignation of the Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril. A terse statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) in Abuja on Thursday night recalled that Jibril resigned to ascend the throne of
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target=_blank>2019: LASU will get Faculty of Pharmacy — Sanwo-Olu

The governorship candidate of Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured members of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) that he will ensure that Lagos State University (LASU) gets Faculty of Pharmacy if elected as the governor, come 2019. Sanwo-Olu made the promise on Thursday during his interactive session
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target=_blank>N330bn fines: MTN pays another N165bn, as Nigeria’s telecoms subscribers hit 120m

Leading Telecommunications company, MTN has paid another N165 billion out of the N330 negotiated fine imposed on it by the Nigerian Telecommunications Company (NCC). Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, who stated this on Thursday in Abuja, said that the Federal Government was carefully studying options in handling another $8.5billion fine imposed on the
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target=_blank>Olowu of Owu, Oba Oyelude call for support for Nigerian Army

A highly respected traditional ruler in Yorubaland, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Hammed Adekunle Makama Oyelude, has called for total support for the  Nigerian Army on the war against terrorism. The Olowu was reacting to a report in the media which indicted the Nigerian Army for war crimes in countering Boko Haram and other
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target=_blank>US to counter China, Russia’s influence in Africa ― US National Security Adviser

The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the two nations use corrupt and predatory business practices, US national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday. The United States’ No 1 priority will be developing economic ties with the region to create opportunities
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target=_blank>Governors meet over minimum wage again

Governors of the states of the federation have yet again met in Abuja on Thursday night to continue their deliberation over the new national minimum wage which they have yet to reach an agreement on. The states had offered to pay N22,500 while the federal government want to pay N24,000 against the N30,000 being demanded
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target=_blank>Edo govt to invest N5bn in agric sector — Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration will invest over N5 billion in the agricultural sector to create more jobs and guarantee food security in the state. Obaseki said this while speaking to beneficiaries of the federal government’s social investment programme, N-Power, in Edo South Senatorial District of the state, at
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Reps move to revert Nigeria to parliamentary system of govt

A bill to revert the nation’s presidential system to parliamentary system of government was on Thursday laid before the House of Representatives and was passed to the second reading for further legislative action. ‎ The bill, titled “Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (alteration) Bill 2018 (HB 1590)” which was sponsored by Hon […]
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