Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Friday 28th December 2018
Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 28/12/18
target=_blank>Oba of Lagos’ impolitic comment
LAST week, the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, declared that God would not allow a different party from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to take over the state in the 2019 general election. Oba Akiolu made the remark during the 11th Annual Hijrah Lecture and inauguration of the new state House of Assembly mosque.
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target=_blank>Tribune confirms class, wins Platinum Achievement Award, two others at NMMA
The Nigerian Tribune has confirmed its class as the industry leader with the conferment of the inaugural 2018 Platinum Achievement Award on the newspaper at this year’s Nigerian Media Merit Award (NMMA), held Thursday night in Lagos. The Chairman, African Newspaper of Nigeria (ANN) PLC, publishers of Tribune titles, Dr (Mrs) Tokunbo Awolowo Dosunmu, who
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target=_blank>Abuja: Three years without bombs and still counting
I sat in anxiety as the yuletide season approached us. Thoughts ran riots in my head. I played out many scenarios as regards the likelihood of a disruption of the festive season by men of the underworld, as in times past. I refreshed my memory to the bomb blasts that rocked previous years on Christmas
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target=_blank>Alao Akala reached no agreement with Ajimobi on Senatorial seat ― Campaign DG
Director General, Akala/Olaiya Campaign Organisation, Mr Wale Ohu has discountenanced the APC Chairman’s assertion, noting that Alao Akala never had an agreement with Ajimobi on vying for the Senate, in London. Speaking on the London meeting, Ohu said that Ajimobi came in company of Folarin to beg Alao Akala to stay in the APC so
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target=_blank>South-South APC rally significant ― Oshiomhole
The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has described Friday’s rally of the party in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state as significant, because it is the first President Muhammadu Buhari, will be attending. Speaking to State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari on Thursday, he expressed confidence that the
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target=_blank>50,000 PDP members defect to APC in Sokoto
The All Progressives Congress ( APC), Sokoto State Chapter, on Thursday recorded another history as no fewer than 50,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defected to it. The event which took place at the Constituency Office of the Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, was presided by him . The decampees comprised of
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target=_blank>Sudan journalists go on strike in support of protests
An independent union of Sudanese journalists launched a strike Thursday in support of “legitimate” popular demands for freedom and democracy, the latest in a series of work stoppages and protests calling for longtime President Omar Bashir to step down. A union statement said the three-day strike is also a protest against authorities’ “barbaric” assault on
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target=_blank>24 patients flee Ebola centre in DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry said that 24 patients have fled an Ebola treatment centre in Beni on Thursday. The patients had to flee when it came under attack by people protesting the cancellation of Sunday’s presidential election in the eastern city. Ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga told Reuters that 17 of the patients had
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target=_blank>Oshiomhole meets Osinbajo in Aso Rock; says ‘PDP not an option’ in 2019 elections
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman All Progressives Congress(APC) has expressed optimism that his party will win the 2019 presidential election convincingly. Oshiomhole, who spoke on Thursday with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is not an option. According
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Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara on Thursday threw his weights behind the call on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on the state. Yari, addressing newsmen at a press briefing in Gusau, said, “I am also in support of the declaration of the state of emergency if it will save the lives […]
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