The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked the Federal Government to obey court orders regarding the detention of embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.); and the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. Sagay said this during an interview with The PUNCH while…
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.
Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has described Kaduna State Governor, Malam El-Rufai as a notorious and pathological liar adept at manipulating facts and standing the truth on its head. The former President’s comments came in the wake of claims by the Kaduna State Governor that the Federal Government under him played politics with the…
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 immediate past attorney-general of the federation, Mohammed Adoke, who is facing corruption charges, has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to declare his prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, illegal. In the suit asking the court to determine the constitutionality of a serving minister exercising executive power through a presidential…
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.
Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Thursday morning has ordered the Department of State Service, DSS, to within 48 hours release detained Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah. Trial judge, Justice Mohammed in a 100 page judgment, ordered the DSS to release Ubah, if it fails to file a charge against…
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.