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    Igbo APC leaders endorse Buhari for second term

Igbo APC leaders endorse Buhari for second term

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the south-east have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.Speaking with state house correspondents on Monday, Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, who led a delegation to Buhari, said the president has done enough to merit a second time.The delegation comprised Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state who was represented [...]

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    Na’Abba: Buhari hasn’t added any value to democracy… we’ll stop him in 2019

Na’Abba: Buhari hasn’t added any value to democracy… we’ll stop him in 2019

Gali Umar Na’Abba, former speaker of the house of representatives, says in November 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari told members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) board of trustees that he would seek re-election in 2019.Na'Abba, who is a member of the board, has vowed not to support Buhari's re-election bid because the president "has not added even an inch of [...]

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    Financial Times partners TheCable for Nigeria Summit 2018

Financial Times partners TheCable for Nigeria Summit 2018

Financial Times, world's leading international business newspaper, has signed a media partnership agreement with TheCable, Nigeria's top-notch online newspaper, for the FT Nigeria Summit scheduled for May 31 in Lagos.Under the partnership, those who register for the summit will get a 20% discount using the code "Cable20".The theme of this year's summit is "Dispelling uncertainty and building resilience".Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is expected [...]

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    Buhari is my friend but we can’t succeed if we continue like this, says Bisi Akande

Buhari is my friend but we can’t succeed if we continue like this, says Bisi Akande

Bisi Akande, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the presidential system of government Nigeria is practising can no longer sustain its growth and success.Akande made the remark while addressing a news conference in his country home, Ila, Osun state as part of activities to mark his 79th birthday.He said multi-party parliamentary democracy was the best form of [...]

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    ‘I’m a patron of Miyetti Allah’– Sanusi speaks on herders/farmers crisis

‘I’m a patron of Miyetti Allah’– Sanusi speaks on herders/farmers crisis

Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano, says he is a patron of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).Sanusi said the group is not violent in nature and that the sultan of Sokoto, emir of Katsina, emir of Zazzau and the lamido of Adamawa were also fellow patrons."As I understand it when Miyetti Allah was first set up, they [...]

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    Femi Adesina: 756 killed by herdsmen in two years under Jonathan… was he a Fulani president?

Femi Adesina: 756 killed by herdsmen in two years under Jonathan… was he a Fulani president?

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says it is "very unkind" to say attacks by herdsmen are rampant because President Muhammadu Buhari is Fulani.He said the issue between herdsmen and locals had been existing long before Buhari became president.According to Adesina, between 2013 and May 2015 when Goodluck Jonathan was president, 756 people were killed in herdsmen attacks.He said the issue is [...]

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    POLL: Should Buhari give Fulani herdsmen the IPOB treatment?

POLL: Should Buhari give Fulani herdsmen the IPOB treatment?

Recent events in the country have tested the resolve of the federal government to maintain the peace and assure Nigerians that the country is not drifting.There is the Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east that is being confronted by the military through "Operation Lafiya Dole". Its success is still a subject of debate, even though the military has been claiming [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Malami asks court to stop senate probe of Maina’s recall

EXCLUSIVE: Malami asks court to stop senate probe of Maina’s recall

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.TheCable understands that the suit has been assigned to Binta Nyako, a judge of the federal high court, Abuja.Senate's decision to conduct a forensic investigation instigated Malami's court [...]

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    Ben Bruce challenges el-Rufai to public debate

Ben Bruce challenges el-Rufai to public debate

Ben Murray Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, has challenged Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, to a public debate.The lawmaker did this in response to the governor’s salvo.El-Rufai had dismissed the statement of Bruce that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan should be given credit for the progress in the rail sector.Buhari inaugurated new rail vehicles for the Kaduna–Abuja train service at Rigasa [...]

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    IPOB launches Hausa radio service

IPOB launches Hausa radio service

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has launched "Radio Nigeria Hausa service".The group made this known in a statement issued on Thursday by Emma Powerful, its spokesman.It said the radio service would act as an unbiased informative platform to take the “message of liberation to the oppressed” indigenous northerners.IPOB added that the maiden daily broadcast would hit the airwaves on [...]

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    VIDEO: I will be running for president, says Tunde Bakare

VIDEO: I will be running for president, says Tunde Bakare

Tunde Bakare, the senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, says he will be running for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Speaking at the cross over service at the church auditorium in Ogba, Lagos, on Monday morning, Bakare said God has instructed him to return to politics and run for president and lead the nation to prosperity.The fiery preacher contested [...]

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