Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Wednesday 16th January 2019
Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 16/01/19
target=_blank>Buhari condemns latest Sokoto bandit killings
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest bandit attacks in Gandi District of Rabah Local Government Council, Sokoto State, which reportedly claimed 30 people. According to a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), President Buhari said that he was shocked and saddened by the
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target=_blank>Seme Customs intercepts 11 trucks of Rice
The Seme Border command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said it intercepted 11 trucks load of rice smuggled into the country from Benin Republic. According to the Customs Area Controller of the command, Compt. Mohammed Uba Garba, the rice numbering about 6,753 were intercepted with 45 kegs of foreign groundnut oil. Also,
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target=_blank>Buhari, Osinbajo, others lay wreaths for fallen heroes
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and other top officials of the present administration on Tuesday laid wreaths in honour of soldiers who died in service in Nigeria. The ceremony which took place at the National Arcade in the Three Arms Zone in Abuja, was to mark the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day which
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target=_blank>BREAKING: UK parliament rejects May’s Brexit-EU deal in 432-202 vote
British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat Tuesday as Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit deal with the European Union a defeat that places the future of Brexit in doubt and is likely to spark calls for May’s ouster via a general election. According to Fox News, May’s withdrawal agreement was voted down 432-202, the largest
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target=_blank>MPs vote on an amendment to Theresa May’s Brexit deal
MPs have begun to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal for leaving the European Union. Only one amendment is being voted on before the so-called “meaningful vote” takes place. Mrs May called for politicians to back her deal or risk “letting the British people down”. But with many of her own MPs expected to join opposition
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target=_blank>We never raided CJN, Onnoghen’s house ― EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that her personnel raided the house of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and arrested him. According to a press release issued by the Acting Head, Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade on Tuesday, the commission also said it will sue former Minister of
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target=_blank>Abuja-Kaduna railway: NRC makes N1.152bn on N266.5bn project in 2 years
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has disclosed that Abuja-Kaduna train service generated over N960 million in 2018 through ticketing, stating that the service generated about N80 million monthly. The corporation also revealead that it cost the federal government N1.7 billion ($4.7 million) to construct each kilometre of the186km Abuja-Kaduna rail project. Of the $874
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target=_blank>Family of 13-year-old girl raped to death appeals to new IGP to arrest fleeing suspect
The family of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje who was allegedly raped to death in Benue State has renewed call for justice. Ochanya died in October last year, due to complications arising from the alleged sexual assaults the deceased suffered at the hands of her guardian, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic,
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target=_blank>AGF drags oil baron, Chima Anyaso to court over N2bn fraud
An oil marketer, Chima Anyaso has been charged before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on a three-count charge bordering on forgery and N2,066,400 billion fraud. Anyaso was charged alongside his company, Ceecon Energy Oil and Gas Limited, in charge sheet marked FHC/L/332c/18, was alleged to have
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FG seeks more regulated business environment, unveils code of governance
The Federal Government Is seeking a more regulated business environment for Nigeria in a bid to ensure that both the public and the private sector adhere to ethical rules and principles while doing business in the country. Speaking at the unveiling of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance in Abuja on Tuesday, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo […]
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