Editorial – Tribune Online https://tribuneonlineng.com Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:22:36 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4 https://tribuneonlineng.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/logo.jpg Editorial – Tribune Online https://tribuneonlineng.com 32 32 118125416 A salute to caregivers on the frontlines https://tribuneonlineng.com/a-salute-to-caregivers-on-the-frontlines/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:17:58 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315802 Tribune Online
A salute to caregivers on the frontlines

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THE Covid-19 experience in many parts of the world, though challenging, has definitely brought the invaluable services of caregivers to the fore as humanity struggles to prevail over the daunting pestilential challenge. In many of the countries battling with the Covid 19 pandemic, the courage of the dauntless caregivers has brightened the landscape, giving a […]

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The attacks on lockdown enforcement agents https://tribuneonlineng.com/the-attacks-on-lockdown-enforcement-agents/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 02:19:32 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=315461 Tribune Online
The attacks on lockdown enforcement agents

Nigeria security, lockdown

AS part of measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus global pandemic in the country, governments, national and sub-national, in deference to medical advice have emphasised social distancing where it is inevitable for people to gather, but within the officially approved and prescribed threshold in terms of headcount. However, the ideal situation advised by […]

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Hunger and the lockdown https://tribuneonlineng.com/hunger-and-the-lockdown/ Mon, 06 Apr 2020 02:31:42 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=314981 Tribune Online
Hunger and the lockdown

Lockdown

TO say that the Covid-19 pandemic has caught many governments across the world pants down is a huge understatement. Six weeks ago, not even the most pessimistic modellings of the spread of the coronavirus anticipated that things would rapidly degenerate to the extent of literally shutting down the global economy. And yet, here we are, […]

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Caring for citizens amid Covid-19 lockdown https://tribuneonlineng.com/caring-for-citizens-amid-covid-19-lockdown/ Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:21:20 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=313971 Tribune Online
Caring for citizens amid Covid-19 lockdown

Chieme Martins, coronavirus lockdown, press freedom, torture, security agencies, suspects, government, passengers aboard, Coronavirus, federal government, passengers, science, youths, el-Rufai, kaduna, Senate, constitution review, national assembly, Constitution, Immunity, Auno massacre, paracetamol, Body parts, pneumonia, Children, Nigerians, health, Nigeria, torture centres, houses, mental health, health, for, refineries, Mobolaji Johnson, His Excellency, Sanwo-Olu, pregnant,Ekiti, Bill, law, sexual relationships, pregnant girls, , private Visit, law, rail transport, bad roads, federal highways, oil production, PTDF, civil servants, bayelsa state government, public schools, primary and secondary schools, teachers, operation positive identification, Arrest, Nigerian Army, Air force, Nigeria, Sokoto, various degrees of injuries, mabera area of sokoto, girlfriend, Nigerian Army, Editorial, JAMB, national identity database, national identity, National Identity Number, NIN, warning, inec chairman, professor Attahiru Jegapersonal effects, Airport, Customs, duties, Customs duties, import tariffs, pay tax, Communications ministry, digital economy, approval of the name, correctional service, Buhari, empowerment, school feeding programme, vice president, social investment, Labour, Ngige, white-collar jobs, unemployed nigerians, unemployed, Islamic schools, federal state and local governments, kaduna and katsina, no-hunger, Food, minister of agriculture, nigerian people, Senate, cost of governance, number of senators, Okorocha, Senate, fiscal prudence, Buhari, categories of government, federal government, minister of works, federal highways, tollgates, sex for favours, Laptops, Football boots, Victor Osimhen, housing crisis, AMCON, sanctions , Fulani, Allen Onyema, Mugabe, budget , NDDC, federal roads, marriage, dual citizenship, border closure, online radio, cattle rearing, Ekweremadu, food, prisons , VAT, IMN, ministerial nominees, buhari, CJN, ports, kenya, Ruga settlements, DSS , Nigeria, marijuana, ban on okada, e-border project, drug cartels, life pension, Ngige, revenue collection, Magdalene Yohanna, investors, open defecation, state police, Sex romp, most miserable, Cyclone Idai, small scale enterprises, Nigerian, Ogoni, out-of-school children, NSCDC, Kajuru, Ita faji, No smoking day, oil marketers, FIFA, Leah Sharibu, customs, police, elections, tariff, El-Rufai, Health, nigerian medical association, NMA, health sector

NIGERIA joined the group of countries affected by the coronavirus pandemic when it recorded its first index case on February 27. Since then, unfortunately, the number of cases in the country has slowly risen to over 170, now at the beginning of April. Lagos State has turned out to be the epicentre of the outbreak,understandably […]

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FG’s restriction on press corps https://tribuneonlineng.com/fgs-restriction-on-press-corps/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:27:05 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=313611 Tribune Online
FG’s restriction on press corps

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TWO distinct things that happened in quick succession in the country recently signalled the continued threat to press freedom and the survival of the media in Nigeria. One was the action by the Presidency in restricting the number of media houses covering Aso Rock. The second was the disruption by soldiers of the circulation chain […]

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Adieu, Phebean Ogundipe https://tribuneonlineng.com/adieu-phebean-ogundipe/ Wed, 01 Apr 2020 02:39:38 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=313347 Tribune Online
Adieu, Phebean Ogundipe

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IN the early hours of Friday, March 27, foremost language teacher, author and creative writer, Phebean Ajibola Ogundipe, breathed her last in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. She was aged 92. As many Nigerians are quite aware, she was the principal author of the popular Brighter Grammar series, co-authored with M. Macaulay and C.E. Eckersley. […]

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Yet another loss from Boko Haram ambush https://tribuneonlineng.com/yet-another-loss-from-boko-haram-ambush/ Tue, 31 Mar 2020 02:12:09 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=312867 Tribune Online
Yet another loss from Boko Haram ambush

Boko Haram Militant

LAST week, the military high command confirmed the attack on troops by Boko Haram terrorists which led to the death of 47 soldiers in Gorgi, Yobe State. Blaming the massacre on residents of the area, the Coordinator of the Directorate of Defence Media Operations (DDMO), Major-General John Enenche, stated that the slain troops were on […]

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Covid-19: The unravelling of the Nigerian elite https://tribuneonlineng.com/covid-19-the-unravelling-of-the-nigerian-elite/ Mon, 30 Mar 2020 02:41:23 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=312357 Tribune Online
Covid-19: The unravelling of the Nigerian elite

COVID-19, Nigeria

THE extant coranavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic has exposed the underbelly of the country, and especially that of the elite that control its politics and the economy. And the revelation is damning: it shows emptiness and virtual absence of substance. It is now evident that the pervasive complaint of infrastructure deficits is not limited to the […]

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Coronavirus and FG’s review of the 2020 budget https://tribuneonlineng.com/coronavirus-and-fgs-review-of-the-2020-budget/ Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:21:09 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=311294 Tribune Online
Coronavirus and FG’s review of the 2020 budget

Chieme Martins, coronavirus lockdown, press freedom, torture, security agencies, suspects, government, passengers aboard, Coronavirus, federal government, passengers, science, youths, el-Rufai, kaduna, Senate, constitution review, national assembly, Constitution, Immunity, Auno massacre, paracetamol, Body parts, pneumonia, Children, Nigerians, health, Nigeria, torture centres, houses, mental health, health, for, refineries, Mobolaji Johnson, His Excellency, Sanwo-Olu, pregnant,Ekiti, Bill, law, sexual relationships, pregnant girls, , private Visit, law, rail transport, bad roads, federal highways, oil production, PTDF, civil servants, bayelsa state government, public schools, primary and secondary schools, teachers, operation positive identification, Arrest, Nigerian Army, Air force, Nigeria, Sokoto, various degrees of injuries, mabera area of sokoto, girlfriend, Nigerian Army, Editorial, JAMB, national identity database, national identity, National Identity Number, NIN, warning, inec chairman, professor Attahiru Jegapersonal effects, Airport, Customs, duties, Customs duties, import tariffs, pay tax, Communications ministry, digital economy, approval of the name, correctional service, Buhari, empowerment, school feeding programme, vice president, social investment, Labour, Ngige, white-collar jobs, unemployed nigerians, unemployed, Islamic schools, federal state and local governments, kaduna and katsina, no-hunger, Food, minister of agriculture, nigerian people, Senate, cost of governance, number of senators, Okorocha, Senate, fiscal prudence, Buhari, categories of government, federal government, minister of works, federal highways, tollgates, sex for favours, Laptops, Football boots, Victor Osimhen, housing crisis, AMCON, sanctions , Fulani, Allen Onyema, Mugabe, budget , NDDC, federal roads, marriage, dual citizenship, border closure, online radio, cattle rearing, Ekweremadu, food, prisons , VAT, IMN, ministerial nominees, buhari, CJN, ports, kenya, Ruga settlements, DSS , Nigeria, marijuana, ban on okada, e-border project, drug cartels, life pension, Ngige, revenue collection, Magdalene Yohanna, investors, open defecation, state police, Sex romp, most miserable, Cyclone Idai, small scale enterprises, Nigerian, Ogoni, out-of-school children, NSCDC, Kajuru, Ita faji, No smoking day, oil marketers, FIFA, Leah Sharibu, customs, police, elections, tariff, El-Rufai, Health, nigerian medical association, NMA, health sector

QUITE expectedly, the crash in the prices of crude oil in the global market occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic is impacting negatively on the Nigerian economy. It is therefore no surprise that the 2020 budget had to be drastically tinkered with by the executive.The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, recently […]

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The bill against importation of generating sets https://tribuneonlineng.com/the-bill-against-importation-of-generating-sets/ Thu, 26 Mar 2020 02:03:00 +0000 https://tribuneonlineng.com/?p=310678 Tribune Online
The bill against importation of generating sets

Senate,bill, Senators

ON March 11, a bill proposed by Senator Bima Enagi (Niger South) which sought to ban the importation and use of generating sets by Nigerians passed first reading during the plenary session of the Senate.  The Generator Set Prohibition Bill 2020 was being proposed to put an end to the use of generating sets in […]

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