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  1. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Grammys 2019: Seun Kuti performs but loses category to Soweto Gospel Choir – TheCable

    Seun Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award. The performer who attended the event with his wife was nominated in the best world music album category.... via TheCable Lifestyle – http://bit.ly/2RVoEkm Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Kwankwaso, Secondus say it’s all over for APC as Atiku ‘shuts down’ Kano – TheCable

    Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, a serving senator, say it is over for President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). This followed the massive reception that Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nine slump at Atiku’s Kano rally (updated) – TheCable

    Nine persons slumped at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano where the rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is ongoing. Massive crowd flooded the stadium, making it difficult for movement within the facility. TheCable reporter at the venue of the rally...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Kwankwaso, Secondus say it’s all over for APC as Atiku ‘shuts down’ Kano – TheCable

    Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, a serving senator, say it is over for President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). This followed the massive reception that Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police tear-gas protesting IDPs in Maiduguri – TheCable

    Policemen fired teargas at aggrieved internally displaced persons (IDPs) who took to the streets of Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, to protest hardship in the camp. Led by women and little children, the protesters from Baga and Kukawa called for assistance from the public. They grounded...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Soyinka accuses Obasanjo of rewarding Bola Ige’s killers – TheCable

    Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of protecting and rewarding killers of Bola Ige, former minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation. In a statement on Tuesday titled “Trivialise corruption, Neutralise justice”, Soyinka said the Nigerian...
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    Politics Abacha Loot: Despite outcry, FG secretly pays Malami’s lawyers ‘dubious’ $15m fees -

    Oladipo Okpeseyi and Temitope Adebayo, two Nigerian lawyers hired for the return of $321 million Abacha loot from Switzerland, have been secretly paid their controversial fees, TheCable can report. Although they were initially to be paid $17 million, it was cut by $2 million and paid following...
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    Metro ‘Bandits’ kill Senator Marafa’s sister, abduct her husband - thecable

    Suspected bandits have killed Ade Marafa, elder sister of Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, and abducted her husband. Abubakar Tsafe, an aide to the senator, who confirmed this to TheCable, said the bandits struck at the residence of the senator’s sister located at Ruwan Bore...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari swears in 27-year-old female lawyer as ICPC board member – TheCable

    President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in 27-year-old Hannatu Muhammad as a member of the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC). Muhammad was appointed as one of the board members to represent the youth in compliance with the provision of the ICPC Act. ... Read more via...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari back to Nigeria after health scare - The cable

    Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, is back to the country after an unannounced medical trip to Europe. On Sunday night at the presidential villa in Abuja, she held a meeting with the APC Women and Youths Presidential Campaign Team — a 700-member team she set up for her husband’s second term...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’m moved to tears, says Atiku after widespread endorsement – TheCable

    Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will promote an inclusive government if elected. Atiku said this on Sunday while reacting to his endorsement by leaders of five top socio-cultural organisations in the country, on Sunday. The organisations, the...
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro REVEALED: What Onnoghen told CCB on his asset declaration (full text) – TheCable

    Exactly one week ago, President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), over alleged false assets declaration. In his speech at the occasion where Onnoghen was suspended and Ibrahim Muhammad appointed in acting capacity, Buhari said Onnoghen had admitted...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize, says Oshiomhole – TheCable

    Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons. The former Edo governor said Obasanjo had his sight set on winning the Nobel peace prize, hence the decision to “hand...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Atiku: How I blocked a former Anambra governor from returning to office – The Cable

    Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he had a hand in Chinwoke Mbadinuju’s failed bid at getting a second term as governor of Anambra state in 2003. While fielding questions on The Candidates, a live television show on the 2019 elections, Atiku who...
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    Politics Atiku lists five ‘infractions’ by Buhari, asks for international pressure - thecable

    Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked the international community to put pressure on President Muhamamdu Buhari to desist from “violating the constitution”. In the letter addressed to ambassadors of France, Germany, United States and the United...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EXCLUSIVE: AGF sends criminal allegations against Onnoghen to NJC – TheCable

    Ahead of the emergency meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) on Tuesday, the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) has sent a list of criminal allegations against Water Onnoghen to the body, TheCable can report. Insiders at the ministry of justice informed TheCable...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari: I go to bed and wake up thinking about Nigerians – TheCable

    President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria and Nigerians are constantly on his mind. The president stated this on Monday at the closing ceremony of a workshop on voter education organised by the All Progressives Congress directorate of election planning and monitoring. Buhari said his...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG accuses foreign missions of aligning with its opponents – TheCable

    The ministry of foreign affairs has described reactions from United States, United Kingdom and the European Union over the suspension of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), as inimical to the well-being and development of Nigeria. The executive arm of the government had come under...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria moves up on TI’s corruption perception index – Premium times

    Good news: Nigeria has moved up four places in the Transparency International corruption perception index (CPI) for 2018, according to the latest report unveiled on Tuesday morning. The country is ranked 144 out of the 180 countries that were surveyed last year — an upward movement of four...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Dangote: We’ll create 150,000 jobs with our investment in sugar production – TheCable

    Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says his investment in the sugar sector will create 150,000 jobs and place Nigeria on the global map of sugar producers. Dangote said this on Monday in Lagos during the 2018 Dangote Customers Celebration and Food Distributors’ Award Night, organized...
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