Three policemen were reportedly burnt to death, following a clash between the police and some officers of Nigerian navy in Calabar, Cross River state capital, on Tuesday. Channels TV quoted a police The post Angry naval officers ‘burn three policemen alive’ in Calabar appeared first on TheCable.
For the record, I was born after the Biafra war. Everything I know about it was what I heard or read from different sides to the conflict. Since I was The post Biafra is not a dirty word appeared first on TheCable.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has returned to the country after the G7 summit in Sicily, Italy. Laolu Akande, his spokesman, announced this around 6pm on Saturday. While announcing the departure The post Osinbajo returns to Nigeria after G7 summit appeared first on TheCable.
I hovered around the patched precincts of the magistrate court, Zone 2, Abuja on November 23, 2015. It was tumultuous day. A stomping and surging crowd massed around the court, The post [email protected]: The Igbo must thank Buhari for creating Nnamdi Kanu appeared first on TheCable.
The senate has passed the petroleum industry governance bill (PIGB), which is the first part of the petroleum industry bill (PIB). The upper legislative chamber passed the bill after the senators The post Senate finally passes PIGB appeared first on TheCable.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says citizens have a right to discuss their continued existence in Nigeria. Speaking at a conference organised by the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Foundation to mark The post Osinbajo: Citizens have a right to discuss their continued existence in Nigeria appeared first on TheCable.
A federal high court in Lagos has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Ifeanyi Ubah, the detained managing director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited. Mohammed Idris, The post JUST IN: Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah appeared first on TheCable.
Oil prices jumped to $54 per barrel early Thursday as the Joint OPEC-Non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) reported that the oil deal struck in 2016 hit a 102 percent conformity The post Prices jump as OPEC beats deal target — hits 102% conformity appeared first on TheCable.
Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, on Wednesday, said the Boko Haram insurgency was not adequately addressed right from its infancy stage. Obasanjo said violent extremism often festers as a result of The post Obasanjo: We failed to tame Boko Haram until it became a monster appeared first on TheCable.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has described the comment of Garba Shehu on the detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as a demonstration of official impunity. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, Shehu The post Has Garba Shehu become power drunk? asks Falana over comments on Zakzaky’s detention appeared first on TheCable.
Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, frontline politician and businessman, says the Igbo do not wish to secede from Nigeria “because they have invested in the country more than the Hausas and Yorubas”. According The post Iwuanyanwu: Igbo have invested more in Nigeria than any other tribe appeared first on TheCable.
Henry Ajomale, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, says the party is stepping up arrangements to welcome Musiliu Obanikoro, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party The post Lagos APC chairman: Obanikoro, PDP bigwigs joining us soon appeared first on TheCable.
Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the support of the Nigerian women has been a “driving force” for her husband. According to Suleiman Haruna, director of information in The post Aisha Buhari: Support of women has been my husband’s driving force appeared first on TheCable.
The government of the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday deported 35 Nigerians for committing immigration-related offences in the country. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos The post 35 Nigerians deported from UK appeared first on TheCable.
The Nigeria defence headquarters says there is no confirmation of a coup plot. Last week, Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, issued a statement warning officers and men of the The post BREAKING: No confirmation of a coup plot, says DHQ appeared first on TheCable.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says growth and development cannot be achieved when a country has distortions in its foreign exchange rates. Speaking at the launch of a book The post Okonjo-Iweala: You can’t achieve growth, development if you have forex distortions appeared first on TheCable.