Saturday, February 16, 2019

Mansur Ibrahim

    TRENDING VIDEO: Yahaya Bello has unleashed mayhem on my supporters, says senatorial candidate

TRENDING VIDEO: Yahaya Bello has unleashed mayhem on my supporters, says senatorial candidate

Natasha Akpoti, senatorial candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi central, has accused Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, of unleashing mayhem on her supporters.In a video posted, Akpoti accused the governor of  sending thugs to eliminate her supporters in Okene, a local government in Kogi central."Last night was one of the longest nights of my life, at 11pm, [...]

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    PHOTOS: 47 SANs storm CCT for Onnoghen

PHOTOS: 47 SANs storm CCT for Onnoghen

At least 47 senior advocates of Nigeria (SANs) are at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for the trial of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria a.The federal government had filed a six-count charge of false asset declaration against Onnoghen while the tribunal summoned him to appear before it.Below are photos from the court:[...]

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    PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

PHOTOS: PDP heavyweights storm Nasarawa

The campaign train of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stormed Nasarawa state on Thursday.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the party, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, were among the dignitaries who attended the event.They asked Nigerians to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the next general election.Below are pictures [...]

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    VIDEO: The moment thugs disrupted Lagos APC rally during Ambode’s speech

VIDEO: The moment thugs disrupted Lagos APC rally during Ambode’s speech

A video of the violence which erupted during the governorship campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has surfaced.Several people were injured in the violence, including three journalists who sustained bullet wounds.The hoodlums, said to be members of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW), invaded the Skypower Ground Ikeja venue of the campaign with guns, daggers [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday joined All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters at the women and youth 2019 presidential campaign rally in Kano.She was accompanied by Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje.The rally organised for the re-election bid of President Buhari held at Sani Abacha Stadium.Both the first lady and the Kano governor [...]

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    VIDEO: Melaye ‘collapses’ in police custody

VIDEO: Melaye ‘collapses’ in police custody

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, slumped in police custody on Friday.He surrendered to the police after a week siege at his Abuja residence. Melaye opened the gate to his residence to the police at 3pm in the presence of some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators and his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome.The senator had slumped while leaving his residence to [...]

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    PHOTOS: Shagari ‘reunites’ Buhari and Tambuwal

PHOTOS: Shagari ‘reunites’ Buhari and Tambuwal

Since August when he dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has rarely been seen beside President Muhammadu Buhari.Tambuwal not only joined PDP but he attempted running against Buhari in 2019. The governor lost the PDP presidential ticket to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.During his time in the ruling [...]

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    APC inaugurates ‘polling units ambassadors’ for 2019 polls

APC inaugurates ‘polling units ambassadors’ for 2019 polls

Ismaeel Ahmed, senior special assistant to the president on social investment programmes, has inaugurated polling unit ambassadors ahead of 2019 elections.Ahmed, who was also named as a director on the APC presidential campaign council, said the unit ambassadors were set up to maximise the potential votes of each unit.“Voters alone don’t win elections from experience, organisational structure does. It is [...]

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    PHOTOS: Chibok residents stranded as Boko Haram set village ablaze

PHOTOS: Chibok residents stranded as Boko Haram set village ablaze

It was a sad Christmas for Bwalakila, a village in Chibok, as Boko Haram insurgents burnt many houses.This happened three days after the insurgents attacked Makalama, another Chibok village.“The insurgents came in from Sambisa around 11pm on Christmas day to attack,” a resident told TheCable on Wednesday."They looted and burnt everything we have. We don’t have what to eat and [...]

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    PHOTOS: Bumper harvest for traders as Lagosians make last-minute shopping

PHOTOS: Bumper harvest for traders as Lagosians make last-minute shopping

Traders in different parts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, smiled to the banks on Monday as residents made last-minute shopping.From Ikeja to Ojota to Gbagada and Lagos Island, residents trooped out to pick up items for celebration of the festive season.TheCable went round town and captured these photographs for you.A customer buying Christmas hatsThis young man identified as Adigun makes [...]

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    Zedvance treats customers to the cinema

Zedvance treats customers to the cinema

Zedvance limited, an innovative consumer finance company, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing customer-centric financial solutions.Speaking with journalists at a cinema viewing event with its customers in celebration of Yuletide, Adedayo Amzat, managing director of Zedvance limited, said the company would continue to contribute its quota to the socio-economic growth of the country by making access to loans faster and [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘Abacha Loot should have been dedicated to health sector’

VIDEO: ‘Abacha Loot should have been dedicated to health sector’

Sahara Reporters, an online news website, has released a documentary titled 'Abacha Loot And the Chronicles Of Corruption in Nigeria'.The documentary talks about the controversy surrounding the repatriation of stolen funds under the regime of late Sani Abacha, most especially the looting of billions of dollars.Abacha was military president from 1993 to 1998.The documentary features Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Santa Obama surprises patients at US hospital

TRENDING VIDEO: Santa Obama surprises patients at US hospital

Barack Obama, the former president of United States of America, surprised patients by delivering gifts at a children’s hospital in Washington.Obama, who wore a Santa cap, was seen carrying a sack of presents around the hospital lobby.The former president greeted patients and their parents in each of the rooms he visited. He also thanked the hospital's staff for all of [...]

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    ‘Nigeria not safe’, ‘security so fragile’ — reactions trail Badeh’s murder

‘Nigeria not safe’, ‘security so fragile’ — reactions trail Badeh’s murder

Alex Badeh, former chief of defence staff, was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Tuesday.The incident happened while he was returning from his farm on Abuja-Keffi road.Badeh served as Nigeria’s chief of defence staff between January 2014 and July 2015 during the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan.Among those who paid tribute to the late four-star general are Bukola Saraki, [...]

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    Report: Nigerian army distorted truth about killing of Shi’ites (video)

Report: Nigerian army distorted truth about killing of Shi’ites (video)

New evidence has emerged on the killing of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), better known as Shi’ites, in October.The IMN members who were on a protest for the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, clashed with soldiers and many of them were killed in the process.According to the New York Times, an investigation into the incident showed that Nigerian troops fired live [...]

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    VIDEO: Minsters, SGF join Buhari as he cuts 76th birthday cake

VIDEO: Minsters, SGF join Buhari as he cuts 76th birthday cake

President Muhammadu Buhari cut a cake at the presidential villa in Abuja to commemorate his 76th birthday.Buhari turned 76 on Monday.Among those who joined him were Abba Kyari, his chief of staff; Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation; Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance; Udoma Udoma, minister of budget and planning.Below is a video:https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1074647821746352128 [...]

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