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Government urged to preserve cultural, traditional heritage

Tribune Online Government urged to preserve cultural, traditional heritage In order to protect the identity of every ethnicity across the country, particularly the Yoruba race, the Aare-Onibon Balogun of Ibadan land, Chief Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke has admonished governments at all levels on the promotion and preservation of cultural and traditional heritage across the divides, especially southwestern states. He gave the charge on Sunday while […]…

FG’s N36 billion investment in Tradermoni inefficient ― Don

Tribune Online FG’s N36 billion investment in Tradermoni inefficient ― Don A business administration Lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Chiedozie Odigbo, has described as a mere “throwing money at social problems”, the N36.6 billion spent by the Federal Government to promote businesses under Tradermoni, Marketmoni and Farmermoni concepts. Odigbo warned that until the federal government fund research and adopts a strategy of…

Boris Johnson drops out of race to be next UK PM, despite claiming he could win

Boris Johnson ruled himself out of the contest to be the next prime minister of the UK on Sunday. The declaration, issued around 9 p.m. local time, ended the extraordinary prospect of Johnson returning to power only two months after leaving Downing Street in disgrace. His departure left two Conservative Party MPs in the running to succeed Liz Truss, who resigned on Thursday after a…

 BASEPA to regulate activities of sugarcane sellers, mandates provision of dustbins on pushcarts

Tribune Online  BASEPA to regulate activities of sugarcane sellers, mandates provision of dustbins on pushcarts Worried about the dirty environment caused by sugarcane sellers, Bauchi State Environmental Protection Agency (BASEPA) has directed them to start using baskets to collect the waste they are generating. The measure is to ensure the cleanliness of Bauchi Metropolis and other urban towns across the State thereby regulating their activities….

Anglican bishop condemns killings, kidnapping in Ebonyi, urges Nigerians to vote wisely

Tribune Online Anglican bishop condemns killings, kidnapping in Ebonyi, urges Nigerians to vote wisely As the 2023 general election approaches, the Anglican Bishop of Afikpo Diocese, Ebonyi State  Rev. Paul Udogu, has maintained that a new Nigeria will come when Nigerians use their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to vote out corrupt politicians come the 2023 general election. According to the bishop, doing this will bring…

6000 constituents benefit from lawmaker’s grants, empowerment project

Tribune Online 6000 constituents benefit from lawmaker’s grants, empowerment project Over 6000 people in Oluyole Federal Constituency have benefited from the empowerment scheme, grants and business start-up kit of the lawmaker representing the constituency at the House of Representatives, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe. Akande-Sadipe at the weekend in Ibadan empowered her constituents with cash grants and also witnessed the graduation ceremony of beneficiaries of three other entrepreneurship…

Reps minority leader, Elumelu bags coveted Hollywood-Africa prestigious award

Tribune Online Reps minority leader, Elumelu bags coveted Hollywood-Africa prestigious award Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu has been listed for the conferment of the 2022 Hollywood and Africa Prestigious Awards (HAPAwards) for constituency development, effective representation and leadership. The HAPAwards are conferred on outstanding American and African personalities including community leaders, international political figures, dignitaries, philanthropists and celebrities, who have…

Pinterest to offer free mental health resources to content creators

A vlogger recording content for her social networks with a mobile phone at the park Xavier Lorenzo/Getty Images In October, Pinterest announced its partnership with Headspace to give content creators mental health help. TikToker Mikayla Nogueira received backlash for complaining about her struggles with mental health while being a full-time influencer. Eligible creators will receive a free six-month subscription to Headspace. Pinterest is teaming up…

Arizona GOP gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake pledges ‘to serve eight years as governor’ if elected after speculation mounts that she’d...

Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake. AP Photo/Matt York Republican Kari Lake said she’d serve as Arizona’s governor for “eight years” if elected to office. During an ABC interview, Lake dismissed chatter that she’d consider joining a 2024 White House ticket. Lake’s name has circulated among Republicans as a potential running mate for Trump should he run in 2024. Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake…

Insurance Commissioner working hard to restore industry’s glory ― Ogunbiyi

Tribune Online Insurance Commissioner working hard to restore industry’s glory ― Ogunbiyi The Chairman of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, has lauded the Commissioner for Insurance, Mr Thomas Sunday, for his commitment to ensuring the restoration of the insurance industry’s glory. Ogunbiyi, who expressed this during an interaction with journalists, said, “The current Commissioner for Insurance, Mr Thomas Sunday, is trying to galvanise…

‘Fifty Shades’ surgeon who killed lover by sprinkling cocaine on his penis ordered to pay £11,000

A SURGEON who killed his lover by sprinkling cocaine on his penis has been ordered to pay £11,000 in damages. Dr Andreas Niederbichler, 46, was jailed for nine years in 2019 as his girlfriend Yvonne M died of an overdose after performing oral sex on him. Newsflash Dr Andreas Niederbichler has been jailed for nine years[/caption] Newsflash Yvonne M died of an overdose after the…

Nancy Pelosi said Donald Trump isn’t ‘man enough to show up’ to a Jan. 6 committee deposition

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill September 22, 2022 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Speaker Pelosi said she doesn’t think Donald Trump is “man enough” to testify before the January 6 panel. The panel subpoenaed Trump, calling for him to submit documents and testify by mid-November. Trump could be held in contempt of Congress…

Wedding ‘pet attendants’ can make more than $200 an hour doing things like dressing dogs in tuxedos and taking them...

amportraits / Getty Images Taking care of a couple’s furry friends at their wedding can be a lucrative business. Some wedding “pet attendants” charge $200 an hour or more to tend to pets participating in a couple’s big day, USA Today reports. Their responsibilities can include outfitting dogs in tuxedos, taking them on potty breaks, and more. A lot of couples like to include their…

Bernie Sanders says he’s ‘worried’ about turnout among younger voters, calls on Democrats to focus on economic issues

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. AP Photo/Josh Reynolds Bernie Sanders on Sunday expressed concern about Democratic voter enthusiasm among key blocs. On CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sanders signaled worries about turnout among young and working-class voters. Sanders said Democratic lawmakers needed to effectively address the economic concerns of voters. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday expressed concern about Democratic turnout levels among working-class and younger…

Salman Rushdie health update as author is left blind in one eye and can only use one hand after horror...

SALMAN Rushdie has been left blind in one eye and can only use one hand, according to a health update. Rushdie was knifed up to 15 times in front of horrified onlookers in New York after suffering years of death threats over his novel The Satanic Verses. AP Salman Rushdie was stabbed multiple times during an event in New York earlier this year[/caption] Reuters The British-Indian writer is…

Biden, who is less than a month away from turning 80, said it’s ‘totally legitimate’ for voters to question whether...

U.S. President Joe Biden gives remarks on student debt relief at Delaware State University on October 21, 2022 in Dover, Delaware. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Joe Biden said it’s “totally legitimate” for people to question whether he is too old for a second term. Biden, who will turn 80 in November, has signaled his intention to seek reelection in 2024.  Questions loom regarding who among America’s…

Tinubu has no record of keeping promises, PDP tells Nigerians

Tribune Online Tinubu has no record of keeping promises, PDP tells Nigerians The Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Organisation has told the people of Kano State to disregard the fluke promises made to them by the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as Tinubu and the APC are not known to keep their words. The Atiku Campaign however said its candidate,…

Flood claims Bayelsa footballer after saving 5 people

Tribune Online Flood claims Bayelsa footballer after saving 5 people Flood has claimed the life of 31 years old Bayelsa footballer Earnest Peremobowei after he succeeded in rescuing the lives of five people at Yenebelebiri community in Yenagoa local government area. His corpse was found floating along the creek after two days after the incident. The remains of the deceased has since been deposited in…

The US Coast Guard’s biggest ship made a rare trip to the North Pole amid warnings about Russian and Chinese...

US Coast Guard icebreaker Healy’s crew and science team at the North Pole on October 2. US Coast Guard/Chief Petty Officer Roy Mesen Scott US Coast Guard icebreaker Healy made a rare trip to the North Pole at the end of September. Healy is one of only two icebreakers operated by the Coast Guard, and both of them are aging. US officials often warn that…

What’s in my luggage: Advice from pilots, flight attendants, and frequent travelers on how to pack

Former Delta Airlines flight attendant Sarah Guerra Jen Glantz Frequent fliers say there’s a strategy to packing for trips and fitting in everything you need. A flight attendant suggested asking yourself whether you need an item or just want to bring it. Noise-canceling earbuds and a personal water bottle — preferably a collapsible one — are key. For the first time since the pandemic started,…

Maryland couple says mysterious strangers moved into a house they just purchased and now are refusing to leave

The house on Dragoo Place in Clinton, Maryland. Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. A Maryland couple signed a contract to buy a foreclosed home on Thursday. By Friday, there were strangers living in the house with ‘no trespassing’ signs posted. “Right now my clients are highly upset and we just don’t know what to do at this point,” the realtor said. On Thursday, a…

Nasarawa killings: Tiv leader accuses politicians of inaction, silence

Tribune Online Nasarawa killings: Tiv leader accuses politicians of inaction, silence President, Tiv Development Association (TIDA) in Nasarawa State, Comrade Peter Ahemba has accused politicians of aiding the incessant attacks on Tiv communities by their refusal to take action to halt the anomaly. He said the inability of politicians in the state to take action or condemned the acts, has emboldened the perpetrators to unleash…

FUNAAB to NASU headquarters: Call off your strike

Tribune Online FUNAAB to NASU headquarters: Call off your strike The authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) have asked the national body of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) to immediately withdraw the directive given to its members at FUNAAB to proceed on a one-week warning strike beginning from Monday. The university in a statement made available on Sunday by the Registrar, Dr…

I am a time traveller – a huge alien revelation is coming on Christmas day that will change everything

A TIME traveller claiming to be from the future has said aliens will be revealed to the world on Christmas day. The so-called earth-shattering revelation was shared by TikToker @timevoyage. A self-proclaimed time traveller said the US will release damning information about aliens on EarthTiktok/@timevoyaging The tin-pot TikToker claims the extra-terrestrials he calls ‘The Distants’ want to take over planet EarthTiktok/@timevoyaging They also claim aliens…

NGX: Investors lose N1.7trn in 5 days as equities market hits 10 months low

Tribune Online NGX: Investors lose N1.7trn in 5 days as equities market hits 10 months low Following about of profit-taking activities at the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), last week, the benchmark index of the local bourse moved downhill by 6.67 per cent below the 45,000 psychological mark to 44,396.73 basis points for the first time since January 2022.  Equities investors, therefore, lost N1.73 trillion as…

Police arrest IPOB commander, destroy camps, shrine in Ebonyi

Tribune Online Police arrest IPOB commander, destroy camps, shrine in Ebonyi Ebonyi State Police Command said it has destroyed the camps, and shrine of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and arrested a commander, and other members of the group in the state. The command spokesperson, SP Chris Anyanwu disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Abakaiki, the state capital on Sunday….

Interest of Lagosians’ll be top priority of my administration ― Jandor

Tribune Online Interest of Lagosians’ll be top priority of my administration ― Jandor Governorship Candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Abdulazeez Adediran Adediran, on Sunday assured residents of Badagry that his administration will put the interest of Lagosians first in making decisions if elected in 2023 as the next governor of the state. The PDP standard bearer popularly called…

RT200: CBN nets $1.28bn repatriation in Q3

Tribune Online RT200: CBN nets $1.28bn repatriation in Q3 The RT200 Programme introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in February has continued to yield the desired result as non-oil exporters repatriated a total sum of $1.2 billion to the country at the end of September 2022. From the amount, a total sum of $870 million was sold at the Investors and Exporters […]…

US warship encountered enormous UFO black triangle emerging from sea before flying into space, claims crewman

A US warship encountered an enormous  “Black Triangle” UFO emerging from the sea, a member of the crew has claimed. The USS Nimitz might be best known for the famous “Tic Tac” encounter in 2004 but crewman Kevin Thomas has claimed he witnessed a different incident about a decade earlier. Getty The USS Nimitz is known for the Tic Tac encounter[/caption] You Tube/ Quest TV…