Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Thursday 17th January 2019
Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 17/01/19
target=_blank>Group set to unveil massive grassroot campaign for Buhari
As the presidential election gets closer, a new political group has emerged to add value to the already electioneering campaigns being held by the Buhari presidential campaign. Report says there are plans to unveil a massive grassroots Campaign Platform for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 Presidential election. The campaign platform
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target=_blank>Lagos will generate 1,000MWs in 18 months, 3,000MWs in 4 years ― Agbaje
Governorship candidate of Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Jimi Agbaje, said he is committed to generating an additional 1,000 megawatts to the Lagos electricity grid by the 18th month of coming into office and increase it to 3,000 by the end of his first four-year tenure. This was just as the
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target=_blank>Amaechi meets with APC govs at NGF
The Director-General of the President Muhammadu Campaign Organization, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday met with governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The meeting took place at the National Secretariat of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) in Abuja where members were expected to deliberate on the new National Minimum Wage before Thursday’s meeting of the National
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target=_blank>PDP governorship ticket a partnership to develop Lagos ― Busari
DEPUTY governorship candidate of Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs Haleemat Oluyemisi Busari, said on Wednesday that the party’s ticket pairing her with Mr Jimi Agbaje remains the best choice for Lagosians, assuring that decision-making would be a joint responsibility if the ticket got into power as she had forged a workable
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target=_blank>Yorubaland will not retrogress under APC ― Osinbajo
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, in Ile-Ife said that Yorubaland will not suffer any form of retrogression under the government of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He made this disclosure during a courtesy call on the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi in his palace. Osinbajo, who was on a door-to-door campaign
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target=_blank>Buhari condoles Kenyans over terrorist attack
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of the Federal Government commiserated with the government and people of Kenya on the deadly terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nairobi. A statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said while condemning the attack as
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target=_blank>Rivers State holds fasting, prayers for peaceful elections
RIVERS State yesterday began a three-day fasting and prayer for peaceful general elections in the state. The spiritual exercise holding on the instance of the state government saw men of God and leaders of state in attendance on Wednesday to seek the face of God for peace to prevail across the state. With the theme:
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target=_blank>We’ve developed 50 years development plan for Ogun ― Amosun
THE Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has said that his administration has developed a 50-year plan for sustainable development of the state. He said the plan was one of the reasons why his government approached the World Bank for a $350 million grant at one per cent interest rate and a five-year moratorium. Amosun
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target=_blank>Buhari campaign storms Edo tomorrow
AHEAD of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign visit to Edo State on Thursday for next month’s election, the state chairman of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has drawn his attention to the continued closure of the multi-billion naira Central Hospital, Benin, over two years after it was commissioned by Buhari. In an
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DIRECTOR general, Budget Office of the Federation (BoF), Mr Ben Akabueze has disclosed that aggregate public expenditure in Nigeria is the lowest in Africa. President Muhammadu Buhari had in December 2018 presented a budget proposal of N8.83 trillion to a joint session of the National Assembly for 2019. According to him, although the Federal Government […]
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