International – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:54:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ekweremadu’s attackers will face German law, says embassy https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-ekweremadus-attackers-will-face-german-law-says-embassy https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-ekweremadus-attackers-will-face-german-law-says-embassy#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:17:08 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376531 The Nigerian embassy in Germany says the attackers of Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, will be prosecuted under German laws. Under German laws, physical assaults are punishable by fines

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‘$11m fraud’: How US court gave Invictus Obi permission to see dentist https://www.thecable.ng/11m-fraud-how-us-court-gave-invictus-obi-permission-to-see-dentist https://www.thecable.ng/11m-fraud-how-us-court-gave-invictus-obi-permission-to-see-dentist#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:23:42 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376313 The United States district court for the eastern district of Virginia on August 7 granted Obinwanne Okeke, Invictus Group CEO, permission to see a dentist. Okeke, a Nigerian entrepreneur popularly

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Nigerian, who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine, jailed in UK https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-who-swallowed-67-wraps-of-cocaine-jailed-in-uk https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-who-swallowed-67-wraps-of-cocaine-jailed-in-uk#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:35:05 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376258 The Isleworth Crown court in the United Kingdom on Friday sentenced Samuel Nwankwo, a 27-year-old Nigerian man, to four years in prison over drug trafficking. According to the Crown Prosecution

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Nigerian medical student killed in Ukraine https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-medical-student-killed-in-ukraine https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-medical-student-killed-in-ukraine#comments Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:33:57 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=371708 The family of Gbolade Ejemai, a 30-year-old, Nigerian medical student, who was murdered in Kharkov, Ukraine, allegedly by one Victoria Popvrako, is crying out for justice. Up to 150 Nigerians living

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Trump moves to cut $4bn in foreign aid spending — including UN peacekeeping funds https://www.thecable.ng/trump-moves-to-cut-4bn-in-foreign-aid-spending-including-un-peacekeeping-funds https://www.thecable.ng/trump-moves-to-cut-4bn-in-foreign-aid-spending-including-un-peacekeeping-funds#respond Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:08:43 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376202 The President Donald Trump administration has reportedly concluded plans to cut more than $4 billion in foreign aid spending, including the United Nations peacekeeping funds. According to CNN, the US

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Five US states file lawsuit against Trump’s immigration policy https://www.thecable.ng/five-us-states-file-lawsuit-against-trumps-immigration-policy https://www.thecable.ng/five-us-states-file-lawsuit-against-trumps-immigration-policy#respond Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:34:14 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=376061 Attorneys-general of five US states have filed a lawsuit against a new immigration policy by the Donald Trump administration to deny possible permanent residency to immigrants who receive some federal

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Nigerian pastor killed in China https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-pastor-killed-in-china https://www.thecable.ng/nigerian-pastor-killed-in-china#respond Wed, 14 Aug 2019 21:17:46 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=375434 The federal government has demanded a probe into the killing of Joseph Nwajueze, a Nigerian pastor based in China. The Anambra-born cleric was reportedly killed by Chinese security operatives. In

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Montenegro bans indoor smoking in public places https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/montenegro-bans-indoor-smoking-in-public-places/#new_tab https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/montenegro-bans-indoor-smoking-in-public-places/#new_tab#respond Wed, 14 Aug 2019 16:41:09 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=375396 The post Montenegro bans indoor smoking in public places appeared first on TheCable.

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EXTRA: London varsity bans beef to curb climate change https://www.thecable.ng/extra-london-varsity-bans-beef-to-curb-climate-change https://www.thecable.ng/extra-london-varsity-bans-beef-to-curb-climate-change#respond Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:39:37 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=374980 Goldsmiths University, London, has banned all beef products from its campus “to help fight climate change”. CNN is reporting that the university also announced an additional levy of 12 cents

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How UK police arrested Adeyinka Grandson, ‘Yoruba supremacist’, over attacks on Igbo, Fulani https://www.thecable.ng/how-uk-police-arrested-grandson-yoruba-supremacist-over-attacks-on-igbo-fulani https://www.thecable.ng/how-uk-police-arrested-grandson-yoruba-supremacist-over-attacks-on-igbo-fulani#respond Sat, 10 Aug 2019 23:03:02 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=374489 The British police have arrested Adeyinka Grandson, president of the Young Yorubas for Freedom (YYF) secessionist group, in London over his social media posts against some ethnic groups in Nigeria.

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