One day after hosting Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, President Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with Mamman Daura, his cousin, and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2WXqX9M Get More Nigeria Political News
Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno state, has denied speaking in support of the creation of additional emirates in Kano state. Speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting of the... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2YEiFnV Get More Nigeria Political News
The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians against “fraudsters” currently running an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria.’’ Mary Uduk, acting director-general of the commission.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2Edhdkl Get More Nigeria Metro News
The federal government says the kind of politics being played by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) constitutes a threat to the nation’s democracy. Addressing state house correspondents at the.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2VtBmIW Get More Nigeria Political News
Kingmakers in the Kano emirate have filed a case against Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, for splitting the emirate.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2JEbAzd Get More Nigeria Metro News
Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police, says the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) has contributed up to 80 percent of the successes recorded by the Nigeria police force..... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2JjaBFg Get More Nigeria Metro News
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has demolished Caramelo, a popular night club in Abuja. The FCT authorities demolished the club on Monday, less than a month after they .... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2JdPMuU Get More Nigeria Metro News
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the longest meeting of the federal executive council meeting in the history of his administration.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2vNLIJi Get More Nigeria Political News
The Kano state house of assembly has approved the amendment of the local government and chieftaincy affairs law, paving way for the decentralisation of the Kano emirate council....… Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2DUCOxU Get More Nigeria Political News
Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has vowed to give assent to the bill requesting the creation of four first-class emirate councils in the state. The creation of more emirates will whittle down the.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2HaS4sM Get More Nigeria Political News
A container has fallen on the bridge in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos state. Different containers have been involved in accidents on the bridge, the last being in April when at least seven vehicles were destroyed..... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2V8sF6C Get More Nigeria Metro News
The Nigeria police force has defended the detention of Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. Speaking with TheCable on Monday, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.... Read more via...
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has relaunched moves to remove Muhammad Sanusi II as the emir of Kano, TheCable can report. On Monday, the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission reopened investigation into the... Read more via TheCable –...
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has confirmed abduction of Abraham Amuta, a corps member, by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along Chibok road in Borno state.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2WqnJLR Get More Nigeria Metro News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit a new high of 201 million! In its 2019 state of the world population report seen by TheCable, UNFPA said Nigeria’s growth rate has been at an average of 2.6 percent from 2010 to 2019. The fertility rate … Read more...
The police have announced the arrest of one Salisu Abubakar, described as the godfather of kidnappers operating around Abuja-Kaduna expressway and also in Katsina and Zamfara states.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2ZEpSp7 Get More Nigeria Metro News
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has raised the alarm over the detention of 15 Nigerian citizens by the Nigerian navy for seven months without trial..... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2W9vZ2t Get More Nigeria Metro News
Andrew Uchendu, senator representing Rivers east, has asked his colleagues to sell some of their cars and use the proceeds to empower unemployed youth in the country...... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2IFuOVD Get More Nigeria Metro News
Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says being a medical doctor since 1979 puts him in a position to know the situation of things in the health sector. In a statement issued.... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2UWtVys Get More Nigeria Metro News
Some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) broke into the premises of the national assembly, forcing federal lawmakers to adjourn plenary..... Read more via TheCable – http://bit.ly/2IDUq5a Get More Nigeria Metro News