The Nation – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Sun, 15 Mar 2020 20:34:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Tinubu: The words of many politicians are like ‘butter under a burning sun’ https://www.thecable.ng/tinubu-the-words-of-many-politicians-are-like-butter-under-a-burning-sun https://www.thecable.ng/tinubu-the-words-of-many-politicians-are-like-butter-under-a-burning-sun#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2020 19:31:13 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424661 Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says many politicians do not mean what they say. The APC leader said this on Sunday while expressing his

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FG: Why we haven’t paid cooks of school feeding programme https://www.thecable.ng/fg-why-we-havent-paid-cooks-of-school-feeding-programme https://www.thecable.ng/fg-why-we-havent-paid-cooks-of-school-feeding-programme#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2020 17:32:04 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424637 Sadiya Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says the cooks engaged under the school feeding programme have not been paid because of change in payment platform.

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Fayemi visits alaafin — after ‘warning’ letter from monarch https://www.thecable.ng/just-in-fayemi-visits-alaafin-after-warning-letter https://www.thecable.ng/just-in-fayemi-visits-alaafin-after-warning-letter#respond Sun, 15 Mar 2020 12:37:32 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424563 Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, on Sunday paid a visit to┬áLamidi Adeyemi, alaafin of Oyo. The governor visited the traditional ruler days after the letter Adeyemi wrote to him went

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Senator commends Bagudu over handling of Buhari’s ‘admirer’ incident https://www.thecable.ng/senator-commends-bagudu-over-handling-of-buharis-admirer-incident https://www.thecable.ng/senator-commends-bagudu-over-handling-of-buharis-admirer-incident#respond Sat, 14 Mar 2020 20:10:45 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424492 Olubunmi Adetunmbi, the senator representing Ekiti north, has commended Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, over his handling of an incident involving President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. Mohammed Gunddare, a

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We’ll encourage lawmakers to implement constituency projects, says reps committee https://www.thecable.ng/well-encourage-lawmakers-to-implement-constituency-projects-says-reps-committee https://www.thecable.ng/well-encourage-lawmakers-to-implement-constituency-projects-says-reps-committee#respond Sat, 14 Mar 2020 19:04:24 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424455 The house of representatives committee on constituency project outreach says it will now encourage lawmakers to monitor and ensure the successful implementation of their constituency projects. The committee reached the

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PHOTOS: Bakare, el-Rufai, Bala Usman meet Sanusi in Lagos https://www.thecable.ng/photos-bakare-el-rufai-bala-usman-meet-sanusi-in-lagos https://www.thecable.ng/photos-bakare-el-rufai-bala-usman-meet-sanusi-in-lagos#respond Sat, 14 Mar 2020 18:38:47 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424459 Muhammadu Sanusi II, dethroned emir of Kano played host to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna; Tunde Bakare, senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, and Hadiza Bala Usman, director of

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Amnesty: No justice yet for 640 Boko Haram detainees ‘killed by soldiers’ https://www.thecable.ng/amnesty-no-justice-yet-for-640-boko-haram-detainees-killed-by-soldiers https://www.thecable.ng/amnesty-no-justice-yet-for-640-boko-haram-detainees-killed-by-soldiers#respond Sat, 14 Mar 2020 02:16:37 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424299 Amnesty International says the federal government has failed families of the 640 recaptured Boko Haram detainees of Giwa Barracks reportedly killed by soldiers in 2014. On March 14, 2014, Boko

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PHOTOS: Sanusi’s mother at Awe before son’s departure https://www.thecable.ng/photos-sanusis-mother-at-awe-before-sons-departure https://www.thecable.ng/photos-sanusis-mother-at-awe-before-sons-departure#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2020 17:12:19 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424228 The mother of Muhammad Sanusi, deposed emir of Kano, visited her son at Awe, the Nasarawa town where he was banished to after his dethronement. Dressed in a red gown,

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‘Why I acted that way’ — man who rushed towards Buhari speaks https://www.thecable.ng/why-i-acted-that-way-man-who-rushed-towards-buhari-speaks https://www.thecable.ng/why-i-acted-that-way-man-who-rushed-towards-buhari-speaks#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2020 16:39:37 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424249 Mohammed Gunddare, the young man who rushed towards President Muhammadu Buhari at Argungu Fishing Festival in Kebbi state,┬ásays he was emotional about the president’s personality. Security operatives had blocked the

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ALERT: Nigeria Immigration Service announces 2020 recruitment https://www.thecable.ng/alert-nigeria-immigration-service-announces-2020-recruitment https://www.thecable.ng/alert-nigeria-immigration-service-announces-2020-recruitment#respond Fri, 13 Mar 2020 13:33:47 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=424142 The Nigeria Immigration Service says it is looking to recruit qualified persons to join its employ. Sunday James, the service’s public relations officer, announced the recruitment in a statement released

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