Monday, November 12, 2018
Advertisement

Top of the Day

    ‘He shall come back in 2019’ — Christian clerics launch 40-day prayer for Buhari

‘He shall come back in 2019’ — Christian clerics launch 40-day prayer for Buhari

Some Christian clerics in Plateau state say they have on a 40-day prayer for the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.The group under the aegis of the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) is also praying for peace and security of the country.In a statement on Wednesday, Sunday Garuba, a bishop and convener of the prayer, said God sent [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Shi’ites march to Aso Rock, ask Nigerians to send Buhari back to Daura

Shi’ites march to Aso Rock, ask Nigerians to send Buhari back to Daura

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) from the south-west have called on people in the region to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Addressing journalists during a protest at the entrance of the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday, Muftau Zakariya, south-west coordinator of the group, said the president has no "moral justification" to remain in office beyond [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says President Muhammadu Buhari would have ordered his arrest if he had evidence of corruption against him.In a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, Abubakar said his emergence has thrown the camp of Buhari into confusion.He also dismissed the allegation of the Buhari Campaign Organisation that he clinched the ticket of the opposition [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, says impunity happening under Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, says impunity happening under Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not fair to aspirants who partook in its primaries across the country.President Buhari emerged unopposed in a direct primary election, but the exercise in some states was marred by controversies.Commenting via Twitter on Sunday, the president’s wife expressed her disappointment over the way APC, led [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Kukah: No leader in the world as irresponsible as the Nigerian president

Kukah: No leader in the world as irresponsible as the Nigerian president

Matthew Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto, says no president in the world can be as irresponsible as a Nigerian president.  The cleric said this while delivering the annual lecture at the Ulefunta/Oyemekun festival in Akure, capital of Ondo state, on Friday.Kukah said Nigerian presidents are irresponsible with the use of power. He said the structure of the Nigerian presidential [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    Ambode’s deputy abandons him for Sanwo-Olu

Ambode’s deputy abandons him for Sanwo-Olu

Idiat Adebule, deputy governor of Lagos state deputy governor, has abandoned Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the rival of the governor.The battle for the 2019 ticket of the APC in the state is between Ambode and Sanwo-Olu.Speaking at ward A and D in Iba local council development area where she participated in the governorship primary of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    How it happened: Ambode and Sanwo-Olu in one-sided battle for Lagos APC ticket

How it happened: Ambode and Sanwo-Olu in one-sided battle for Lagos APC ticket

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    75-year-old Useni victorious as APC, PDP pick guber candidates nationwide

75-year-old Useni victorious as APC, PDP pick guber candidates nationwide

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    How it happened: The Osun governorship rerun election

How it happened: The Osun governorship rerun election

[...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Wike: We’ll teach PDP a bitter lesson if it changes convention venue

Wike: We’ll teach PDP a bitter lesson if it changes convention venue

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says there might be consequences if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) moves its national convention out of Port Harcourt.The national working committee (NWC) of the party had fixed the convention slated for October 6 for Port Harcourt but some of the presidential aspirants kicked against it.While receiving Ibrahim Dankwambo, governor of Gombe state and [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    REVEALED: How Obasanjo ran NNPC as ‘one-man business’ for eight years

REVEALED: How Obasanjo ran NNPC as ‘one-man business’ for eight years

A new book has told of how ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo ran the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a "sole administrator" for the eight years he led the country.According to the book titled ‘Too Good to Die: Third Term and the Myth of the Indispensable Man in Africa’, while serving as minister of petroleum resources, the former president never discussed [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Amina Mohammed: Okonjo-Iweala helped get Nigeria out of debt, but we are back there

Amina Mohammed: Okonjo-Iweala helped get Nigeria out of debt, but we are back there

Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), says Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, two-time minister of finance, spent years to get Nigeria out of debt, but the country is now back to worrying levels of debt. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the UN Working Together Conversation monitored by TheCable on Tuesday, the former minister of environment in Nigeria [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    I don’t have N20m in my account, says el-Rufai as groups donate nomination form to him

I don’t have N20m in my account, says el-Rufai as groups donate nomination form to him

Some groups in Kaduna state have purchased expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna.While receiving the forms at government house, Kaduna on Monday, the governor said he does not have up to N20 million in his account.The forms cost N22.5 millionAmong the groups are the Association of Cattle Sellers, Independent Petroleum [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    EXCLUSIVE: Leah Sharibu speaks from captivity, asks Buhari to pity her (audio)

EXCLUSIVE: Leah Sharibu speaks from captivity, asks Buhari to pity her (audio)

Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among the abducted 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to save her from captivity.As a "proof of life" amidst speculations on her fate, TheCable has exclusively obtained her latest picture as well as the audio of her plea to Buhari.Leah, who was kidnapped in February, also [...]

8 comments Read Full Article
    US: There’s impunity in Nigeria… people getting away with serious crimes

US: There’s impunity in Nigeria… people getting away with serious crimes

The US says there is a "culture of impunity" in Nigeria, making people get away with serious crimes.David Young, acting US ambassador to Nigeria, said this on Sunday during a fellowship with church leaders in Jos, Plateau state.According to PUNCH, Young, who is the deputy chief of mission and charge de affaires, US embassy in Nigeria, said the "culture of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, is dead

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, is dead

Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, is dead.The Nobel peace laureate, 80, died on Saturday after a short illness, his family said in a statement."It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 9, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement