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    Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

Falana to senate: Accept my sympathy, you lack power to summon IGP

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says the senate "did not get it right" by tagging Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), "an enemy of democracy".Following Idris’ failure to appear before the senate on three different occasions, the upper legislative chamber said he is unfit to hold any public office.The IGP had been summoned over the growing insecurity in the country and [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: US blocks lawyers from taking a cut on $500m Abacha Loot

EXCLUSIVE: US blocks lawyers from taking a cut on $500m Abacha Loot

The United States says it will only deal with Nigeria on a government-to-government basis for the restitution of $500 million Abacha Loot, senior presidency sources have informed TheCable.Officials of the US department of justice (also known as DoJ), according to the sources, told President Muhammadu Buhari pointblank during his visit to the US that they would not deal with any [...]

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    How it went: The inconclusive Ekiti APC guber primary

How it went: The inconclusive Ekiti APC guber primary

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    BBC honours Nigerian police officer who has ‘never collected bribe’

BBC honours Nigerian police officer who has ‘never collected bribe’

A 2017 survey by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) identified officers of the Nigeria police force as among the most corrupt public officials in the country, mostly due to bribery.But amid that distasteful record, one officer stands out among his peers in the force.Julius Adedeji is said to have never taken a bribe — not because he has never been [...]

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    Muslim group warns: If Christians swallow Trump’s bait, Nigeria will become another Iraq

Muslim group warns: If Christians swallow Trump’s bait, Nigeria will become another Iraq

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has criticised US President Donald Trump's comments on the killing of Christians in Nigeria.During a joint press conference with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Trump said the US will not accept the attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria.Reacting to the US president's position, MURIC urged Nigerian Christians to "not allow themselves to be deceived by [...]

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    Trump to Buhari: America won’t accept killing of Christians in Nigeria

Trump to Buhari: America won’t accept killing of Christians in Nigeria

President Donald Trump of the United States has told President Muhammau Buhari that his country will not accept the killing of Christians.The American leader said this while playing host to his Nigerian counterpart at the White House on Monday.“We have had very serious problems with Christians who are being murdered in Nigeria, we are going to be working on that [...]

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    Sources: Buhari was misled to approve $496m for fighter jets

Sources: Buhari was misled to approve $496m for fighter jets

President Muhammadu Buhari was misled to approve $496 million for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the US without the backing of the national assembly, a source told TheCable.The money was said to have been withdrawn from the excess crude account (ECA).In August, the US government sold the aircraft to Nigeria to enable it combat the Boko Haram [...]

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    Sanusi unhappy with Nigerian ministers for missing meeting with investors in Washington

Sanusi unhappy with Nigerian ministers for missing meeting with investors in Washington

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the emir of Kano, has expressed displeasure with the absence of government officials at a meeting with investors in Washington DC.Speaking to journalists at an investment programme organised by the Nigerian embassy, Sanusi said Nigeria might lose investors because of tardiness and lackadaisical attitude.The ministers who did not attend the event were Audu Ogbeh (agriculture), Ogbonnaya Onu [...]

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    Buhari: Many Nigerian youths haven’t been to school — they want to sit and do nothing cos of oil money

Buhari: Many Nigerian youths haven’t been to school — they want to sit and do nothing cos of oil money

President Muhammadu Buhari says many Nigerian youths just want to sit down and do nothing, banking on the notion that Nigerian is an oil-rich nation.Speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster on Wednesday, the president said a lot of Nigerian youths have not been to school and they want everything free."About the economy, we have a very young population, our population [...]

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    Mace snatched as Omo-Agege breaks into senate with ‘thugs’

Mace snatched as Omo-Agege breaks into senate with ‘thugs’

There was confusion in the senate on Wednesday after Ovie Omo-Agege, suspended senator from Delta state, stormed the red chamber with suspected thugs, carting away the mace.He was said to have sneaked in through one of the glass barricades within the national assembly before the mace was seized with the support of the men who accompanied him.Security operatives ran to the senator and [...]

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    TRENDING: OAU prof demands to have sex five times to pass female student (audio)

TRENDING: OAU prof demands to have sex five times to pass female student (audio)

A private telephone conversation between one Richard Akindele, a professor of management and accounting at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and a female undergraduate has been leaked.In the audio which has gone viral on social media, the lecturer demanded five rounds of sex to award the lady a pass mark in a course she failed.Although TheCable could not independently verify if [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Adeosun blocks $17m dubious payment to Malami’s lawyers

Abacha Loot: Adeosun blocks $17m dubious payment to Malami’s lawyers

Kemi Adeosun, the minister of finance, has refused to approve the payment of $16.9 million dubious fees to two lawyers for the recovery of Abacha loot worth $321 million, TheCable can report.Meanwhile, TheCable has confirmed that the recovered sum has been repatriated to Nigeria by the Swiss government following the execution of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two [...]

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    Northern pastors to Buhari: We’ll expose our colleagues working against you

Northern pastors to Buhari: We’ll expose our colleagues working against you

The Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria has vowed to expose the pastors working against President Muhammadu Buhari.John Richard, leader of the group said this when he led a delegation to the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.He said among members of the group were archbishops and bishops from the 19 northern states, over 45,000 registered pastors, and [...]

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    ‘We’re all victims of your incompetence’ — Obasanjo blasts Buhari again

‘We’re all victims of your incompetence’ — Obasanjo blasts Buhari again

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has fired yet another shot at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying Nigerians are victims of his incompetence.He also warned the people against "reinforcing failure" through re-electing "ineffective and incompetent government".The elder statesman accused Buhari of having a “poor understanding” of the dynamics of internal politics.He spoke on Monday at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun state, while [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Anyone complaining of hunger should go and work

Garba Shehu: Anyone complaining of hunger should go and work

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, has asked those complaining of hunger to "go and work".In an interview with Ben TV, Shehu said the current administration has invested in people and also infrastructure."Everyone complaining of hunger should go and work. And you know that this is the only government that has introduced social investment [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘I helped PDP rig elections’ — Ibrahim Mantu confesses

VIDEO: ‘I helped PDP rig elections’ — Ibrahim Mantu confesses

Ibrahim Mantu, a former deputy senate president, has confessed that he helped his party — the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) — rig elections in the past.Mantu said this when he was being interviewed by Maupe Ogun-Yusuf of Channels Television.He said he helped the party rig the elections by bribing officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as well as [...]

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