Angry naval officers ‘burn three policemen alive’ in Calabar

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.

Biafra is not a dirty word

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.

Osinbajo returns to Nigeria after G7 summit

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.

Senate finally passes PIGB

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.

JUST IN: Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah

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.

Prices jump as OPEC beats deal target — hits 102% conformity

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.

Obasanjo: We failed to tame Boko Haram until it became a monster

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.

Iwuanyanwu: Igbo have invested more in Nigeria than any other tribe

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.

Lagos APC chairman: Obanikoro, PDP bigwigs joining us soon

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: Support of women has been my husband’s driving force

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.

35 Nigerians deported from UK

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.

BREAKING: No confirmation of a coup plot, says DHQ

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.