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Lagos is 100% ready to host 2022 NAFEST ―​​ Tourism commissioner

Tribune Online Lagos is 100% ready to host 2022 NAFEST ―​​ Tourism commissioner Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf,,has confirmed the state’s readiness to host the 2022 edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST). The commissioner, who gave the assurance during a media facility tour of the festival venue at the National Stadium, venue in Surulere, Lagos,…

Wizkid welcomes new baby with manager, Jada Pallock

Tribune Online Wizkid welcomes new baby with manager, Jada Pallock Nigerian music star, Wizkid and his long time manager who doubles as babymama, Jada Pallock have welcomed second child. Information gathered by R indicated that Pallock who is added a year on Thursday appeared to have tacitly broken the news. She shared a picture of herself and new baby on her Instagram page to mark…

How I got my tagline ‘Its Don Jazzy again’ —Don Jazzy

Tribune Online How I got my tagline ‘Its Don Jazzy again’ —Don Jazzy Famous music producer has opened up about the story behind his tagline, Don Jazzy Again, dating it back to the early days of the defunct Mo’hits squad in year 2000. The music personality who had made an appearance on Chinasa Anukam’s podcast, “Is This Seat Taken?” where he shared the story in…

China’s ruthless leader Xi Jinping made ‘Emperor for Life’ as he cements absolute power with unprecedented third term

XI Jinping has made history in China after cementing absolute power with an unprecedented third term in office. Breaking the decades-long precedent of limited political terms, the Chinese president has again secured his spot in government. Xi Jinping opening the 20th party congressRex AFP Hu Jintao was manhandled away by Xi’s heavies[/caption] Senior police officer Sun Lijun sentenced to death for corruption and was rumoured…

A man is suing Hertz because his rental car was stopped by armed police after being wrongly reported as stolen

Officers told Nicholas Wright “This happens all the time with Hertz.” Polestar Armed police held a man and his teenage daughter for 30 minutes after they rented a car from Hertz.  Nicholas Wright is one of almost 400 people suing Hertz over false arrests. Hertz told Insider it will contest “false claims intended to cause our company harm.” A man suing Hertz after he was…

I’m the world’s biggest casino cheater – I swindled £30million at the tables but now I catch swindlers like me

A LAS VEGAS casino cheat who swindled £27million from venues around the world is now helping them catch criminals with his insider knowledge. Richard Marcus, 65, originally from France but raised in New York, invented numerous scams to fool dealers but one move in particular would earn him millions. AFP Richard Marcus became famous after scamming casinos around the world out of millions of pounds[/caption]…

I’m a sniper mum who was face of Ukraine defiance – now I’m on frontline & want to give Vlad...

A MUM who became the face of Ukrainian defiance to Putin is now fighting in deadly “kill or be killed” battles with the Russians – and she wants to kill Mad Vlad. An iconic picture of Mariana Zhaglo, 52,  wielding her sniper’s rifle was seen across the word back in January – but since then she has been on the bloody frontline of war with…

I moonlighted as a Twitter ‘findomme’ for a night. It was fun toying with a ‘pay pig’ and making him...

Many “findommes” use Twitter to interact with men who get a kick out of being financially dominated. Getty Images I moonlighted as a financial dominatrix on Twitter to see if I could make money from a “pay pig.” I received $112 from an individual who later identified as a married 47-year-old man. Some women are using financial domination on Twitter to earn money as a…

Mounting debt: Why next government will be in serious trouble —Yusuf, Ex-LCCI DG

Tribune Online Mounting debt: Why next government will be in serious trouble —Yusuf, Ex-LCCI DG As the National Assembly begins the defence of the 2023 budget next week, immediate past Director-General of the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Chief Executive Officer of Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE), Dr Muda Yusuf, speaks with IMOLEAYO OYEDEYI on the key approaches the…

Outcome of 2023 presidential election will teach many politicians vital lessons –Pogu, MBF president

Tribune Online Outcome of 2023 presidential election will teach many politicians vital lessons –Pogu, MBF president Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi was a member of the 8th Senate. He is currently the gubernatorial candidate of New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Kaduna State. He shares his thoughts with our Northern Bureau Chief, MUHAMMAD SABIU, on the 2023 elections, predicting that there might be a re-run as well…

Xi Jinping wins third term as China’s president

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the podium during the meeting between members of the standing committee of the Political Bureau of the 20th CPC Central Committee and Chinese and foreign journalists at The Great Hall of People on October 23, 2022 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Xi Jinping was appointed for a third term.  Xi ended two-term presidential limits in 2018. Six other…

2023 elections: PDP leaders must achieve common goal —Olujimi

Tribune Online 2023 elections: PDP leaders must achieve common goal —Olujimi Former Ekiti State deputy governor, Senator Biodun Olujimi, who is seeking re-election to represent Ekiti South Senatorial District in the Senate, speaks with ‘YOMI AYELESO on the crisis in the PDP, the party’s chances in next year’s elections, her own re-election bid, as well as other issues affecting the country.   As a senator…

The joy, agony of growing up in an orphanage

Tribune Online The joy, agony of growing up in an orphanage VINCENT KURAUN reports that growing up in an environment much unlike a real home may not be the ideal thing, but for most orphans there is no choice, as that remains the only option where they could find companionship, despite future psychological implications. Joy (not real name) was abandoned by her parents when she…

Oyo Deputy gov: A prophet with honour in his home town

Tribune Online Oyo Deputy gov: A prophet with honour in his home town Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Abdulroheem Adebayo Lawal, is not a prophet, at least not in the sense of scriptural or modern-day categorisation of ‘prophetship.’ But unlike the Biblical allusion that a prophet is without honour in his home town, Lawal, was recently honoured by and among his people in Kishi, headquarters…

‘Elon, The Everywhere’ — Elon Musk keeps in touch more with foreign leaders as Washington worries about his growing presence...

SpaceX founder Elon Musk during a T-Mobile and SpaceX joint event on August 25, 2022 in Boca Chica Beach, Texas. Michael Gonzalez/Getty Images Elon Musk’s influence in global affairs has some officials worried, The Washington Post reported.  Musk has kept in touch with foreign officials while staying away from Washington, per the Post. US officials have become increasingly aware of his relationships with foreign governments….

‘Obidient’ movement can’t translate into votes —Shekarau

Tribune Online ‘Obidient’ movement can’t translate into votes —Shekarau A former member of the House of Representatives, Johnbull Shekarau, speaks with ISAAC SHOBAYO on the readiness of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 elections, exuding confidence that the party will emerge victorious not just in Plateau State, but at the national level, among other issues.   What are the chances of the Peoples […]…

Fight between Oluwo and Wande Abimbola

Tribune Online Fight between Oluwo and Wande Abimbola Sometime in the 19th century, as he stood in the ancient town of Ijaiye in present day Abeokuta, Ogun State, American missionary, Richard Henry Stone saw a young man by the gate of the mission premises. The young man was prepping himself up for a war expedition, probably the Ijaiye war. The young man boasted […] Fight…

Palestinians resisting forced removal by the Israeli government are moving into caves

Members of Palestinian Masafer Yatta communities dwelling in caves and makeshift buildings decided to stay of their land regardless of the Israeli court docket’s determination permitting the forced eviction, south of Hebron in West Bank on May 7, 2022. Mamoun Wazwaz/Anadolu Agency by way of Getty Images Palestinians are resisting Israel’s Supreme Court order that they be faraway from their homeland. The individuals of Masafer…

The seed principle (II)

Tribune Online The seed principle (II) Last time we began looking at the seed principle. The principle of the seed is the foundation of virtually all kingdom operations and all human operations, so success is dependent on its successful operation. This principle is a law that will operate as long as this earth exists. “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and […] The seed principle…

Makinde leads Guild of Editors on inspection of projects in Oyo

Tribune Online Makinde leads Guild of Editors on inspection of projects in Oyo THE governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, took members of the Nigerian Guild Of Editors round iconic projects undertaken by his administration, declaring that his focus is to move the state from accelerated development to sustainable growth if he is re-elected as governor in 2023.  He stated that this vision…

Give 2023 election priority, Oduntan tells Nigerians

Tribune Online Give 2023 election priority, Oduntan tells Nigerians Nigerians have been urged to  give the 2023 general election a priority by obtaining their Permanent Voter Cards ( PVCs) to enable them elect those who will represent them in the next political dispensation  in the country. The bishop of Oyo Diocese, Anglican Communion, Right Reverend Olugbenga Oduntan, made the charge during the inauguration of […]…

2022 budget performance will determine 2023 Appropriations, fiscal deficit —Hon Kalu

Tribune Online 2022 budget performance will determine 2023 Appropriations, fiscal deficit —Hon Kalu THE leadership of the House of Representatives on Saturday disclosed that the budget performance of various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for 2022 fiscal year worth N17.32 trillion approved by the Parliament, will determine its decision for upward review of the N20.51 trillion budget proposal as well as N10.78 trillion fiscal deficit…

Trump may try to delay the January 6 committee subpoena until well after the midterms — in which the GOP...

Former U.S. President Donald Trump appears on throughout a marketing campaign rally at Minden-Tahoe Airport on October 08, 2022 in Minden, Nevada. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The January 6 committee formally issued a subpoena to Trump on Friday. If Trump refuses to comply, he could possibly be held in contempt of Congress and doubtlessly prosecuted. But Trump might drag out the course of, presumably until the…

96 Chibok girls still in captivity as army receives 81,000 repentant terrorists

Tribune Online 96 Chibok girls still in captivity as army receives 81,000 repentant terrorists THE Operation Hadin Kai of the Nigerian Army in North-East has said that no fewer than 81,131 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered to the military, while about 96 Chibok girls are still in the den of the terrorists eight years after they were kidnapped alongside 180 others at their school in…

How 150,000 people across 36 states walked, prayed for Nigeria’s revival

Tribune Online How 150,000 people across 36 states walked, prayed for Nigeria’s revival In the quest towards redeeming the country from its many challenges, a non-denominational movement, “Prayer Walk” since 2017 had taken it upon itself to intercede for the nation through prayers and impacting lives positively. The brains behind the initiative including the entire team stormed states across the nation during the last Independence…

Apostle Suileman attack: DPO recalled, faces interrogation over killing of suspect

Tribune Online Apostle Suileman attack: DPO recalled, faces interrogation over killing of suspect THE twist to the Friday evening attack on the convoy of the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, took a different dimension on Saturday, as the Edo State Police Commissioner, AIG Abutu Yaro, recalled the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), for the Auchi Division, Ayodele Suleiman, over the killing…

CCIC marks 40th anniversary with business grants, empowerments

Tribune Online CCIC marks 40th anniversary with business grants, empowerments As part of the activities marking the 40th anniversary of the Christ Chapel International Churches (CCIC), the church has expressed its commitment to provide succour for the underprivileged in the society as well as cater for their pressing needs. The chairman of the church council, Reverend Dan Ibekwe made this known at the media briefing…

Again, Danjuma tells Nigerians to acquire arms, fight bandits

Tribune Online Again, Danjuma tells Nigerians to acquire arms, fight bandits A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. T.Y Danjuma on Saturday asked Nigerians especially citizens of Taraba State to acquire arms and defend themselves and their territories against armed bandits. Danjuma made the call while speaking at the official coronation and presentation of staff of office to the 25th Aku Uka of Wukari, the…

I will correct all wrong-doings of APC, Atiku promises

Tribune Online I will correct all wrong-doings of APC, Atiku promises AS the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign train moved to Benin City, Edo State, on Saturday, its standard bearer, Atiku Abubakar, has told its supporters that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has destroyed Nigeria and every opportunity therein during its years in power.  He has, therefore, counselled citizens that the party that…

God is one, zealots beware

Tribune Online God is one, zealots beware Last Sunday, the Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church (City of God Model Parish), Odejayi/Loyola Area, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State, celebrated its annual Holy Ghost Convention, tagged “THE COMFORTER”. I was invited and honoured as the Father of the Day and installed as “Father of Faith” of the church. It was my fifth honourary Christian church […] God is…