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    EXPOSED: Documents show how Malami, Dambazau plotted Maina’s recall

EXPOSED: Documents show how Malami, Dambazau plotted Maina’s recall

Three top officials in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari played prominent roles in the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), into the civil service, TheCable can report.Documents seen by TheCable showed the involvement and full knowledge of Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the civil service of the federation; Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior; and [...]

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    FG budgeted billions of naira for these FCT roads yet residents still experiencing hardship

FG budgeted billions of naira for these FCT roads yet residents still experiencing hardship

On March 23, 2011, workers of the Kakatar Ce (Nigeria) Limited arrived the Karshi area of the federal capital territory (FCT) with bulldozers and trucks to the delight of residents who thanked God for a prayer answered.The engineers had commenced the construction of the 14 kilometres Karshi-Apo road which, when completed, will grant the residents around 30-minute access to the [...]

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    EXTRA: Two months after ‘rat invasion’, Buhari still avoiding office

EXTRA: Two months after ‘rat invasion’, Buhari still avoiding office

Two months after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from the longest medical vacation by any serving Nigerian head of state, he has not stepped into his main office, TheCable can report.Since his return from the UK on August 19, Buhari has been making use of two offices -- the one in his residence at the presidential villa and the other at [...]

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    PROFILE: From OPC leader to generalissimo of Yorubaland, the transformation of Gani Adams

PROFILE: From OPC leader to generalissimo of Yorubaland, the transformation of Gani Adams

The 19-year wait for MKO Abiola's successor as aare ona kakanfo of Yorubaland has ended, and no matter whose ox may be gored, Gani Adams, national coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), is the chosen one.Abiola, the widely adjudged winner of the 1993 presidential election, was the last person to bear the revered title.Explaining the rationale behind his decision and the [...]

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    EDITORIAL: Taking advantage of VAIDS — for the benefit of all

EDITORIAL: Taking advantage of VAIDS — for the benefit of all

In a drive to reduce Nigeria's dependency on oil revenue, the federal government has introduced a number of policy initiatives to demonstrate its commitment to the age-old consensus that the country must diversify its income base. The launch of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) by the federal ministry of finance is one of such initiatives.VAIDS provides a window of opportunity, [...]

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    Buhari’s integrity is at stake, says Page, US intelligence expert

Buhari’s integrity is at stake, says Page, US intelligence expert

Matthew Page, former US intelligence community expert on Nigeria, says President Muhammadu Buhari's integrity is at stake.Page said this in reaction to the $25 billion alleged fraud scandal rocking the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC).He said Buhari came with the promise to fight corruption and appoint incorruptible people in his government but that the anti-graft war "has been significant but selective".Page [...]

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    ICYMI: ‘From recession to sustained recovery’ — Waziri Adio offers five tips to FG

ICYMI: ‘From recession to sustained recovery’ — Waziri Adio offers five tips to FG

Waziri Adio, executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), has offered tips on areas Nigeria can experience sustained economic recovery beyond merely getting out of recession.He gave the insight in a paper he delivered recently at the 3rd Annual Lecture of the Dauda Adegbenro Foundation held at the University of Ibadan.The five takes are: maximising and adding value [...]

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    ’10 years and counting’ — ex-governors still on corruption trial a decade after

’10 years and counting’ — ex-governors still on corruption trial a decade after

It is said that the wheels of justice turn slowly but grind exceedingly fine. However, in Nigeria the broken wheels of justice turn forever and often grind to an asphyxiating halt.Since 2007, five former governors – Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), Jolly Nyame (Taraba), Joshua Dariye (Plateau), Danjuma Goje (Gombe) and Saminu Turaki (Jigawa) – have been on trial for corruption. [...]

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    SHOCKER! Kachikwu submitted letter to Buhari only AFTER media leak

SHOCKER! Kachikwu submitted letter to Buhari only AFTER media leak

Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, submitted his controversial memo to the office of President Muhammadu Buhari only after it was leaked to the media, TheCable can report.Whereas the letter -- dated August 30, 2017 -- leaked on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, he submitted it only on Thursday, October 5.Buhari was said to have been surprised that he [...]

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    OBITUARY: Malu, the fighter who sentenced Diya to death, ordered Odi massacre and regretted not overthrowing Obasanjo

OBITUARY: Malu, the fighter who sentenced Diya to death, ordered Odi massacre and regretted not overthrowing Obasanjo

Nine years before he bade goodbye to the world, Victor Samuel Leonard Malu, a general of generals, went into a coma and was taken to Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) where he was placed on life support. He was later transferred to a hospital in London. After treatment for stroke, he was discharged from hospital and went to his home in Central [...]

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