Tuesday, November 13, 2018
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    Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

Seven questions for Nigeria’s next Mr. or Madam President

The year 2018 is a great time to be alive. No one, in 2008, could have predicted what is happening in the world today; Donald Trump running the show in the United States, Britain breaking away from Europe, a 39-year-old winning the French presidential election. It is what it is.Nigeria has not been left out of the fireworks; in 2008, [...]

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    Soldiers missing as insurgents overrun military base in Borno

Soldiers missing as insurgents overrun military base in Borno

More than 10 soldiers have been reported missing following an attack on a military base in Kukawa, Borno state.The incident happened Monday evening when trucks loaded with gunmen believed to be Boko Haram insurgents moved into Kukawa, attacking a market and dislodging the troops.“It is getting serious, and the whereabouts of more than 10 soldiers is yet unknown,” a soldier [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday, TheCable understands.Oshiomhole was grilled by DSS operatives for nine hours after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections across the country.Although nothing was established against him, the APC chairman was asked to resign during [...]

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    DHQ: Soldiers ambushed in Benue, captain badly wounded

DHQ: Soldiers ambushed in Benue, captain badly wounded

The defence headquarters on Tuesday said soldiers in the Whirl Stroke operation in Benue state were ambushed and an officer was injured in the process.Zakari Sani, a captain, was said to have been badly wounded and was evacuated to the Benue State University Teaching Hospital.“Captain Zakari Sani, a very courageous and hardworking officer, was ambushed alongside other soldiers in Benue [...]

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    Emefiele: Nigeria gets over 30% of remittances to Africa

Emefiele: Nigeria gets over 30% of remittances to Africa

Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says Nigeria tops other African countries in remittances inflows and is among the top five globally.He did not give a figure, but said African countries received $72billion in remittances in 2017.Checks by TheCable showed that the  World Bank report being quoted saw Nigeria receive $22 billion in remittances in 2017 [...]

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    Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

The police have commenced an investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Ekweremadu, his wife and son, were at home when armed men invaded their Apo residence in Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, spoke on the incident while addressing journalists in Abuja.Moshood explained that the incidence was a burglary and not [...]

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    Secondus, Saraki: Why Atiku must emerge president in 2019

Secondus, Saraki: Why Atiku must emerge president in 2019

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Senate President Bukola Saraki say Atiku Abubakar must be elected president to save Nigeria's democracy.Both men spoke in Abuja when they inspected the party's presidential campaign office in Maitama on Tuesday.The senate president was accompanied on the inspection of the campaign office by members of the national working committee [...]

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    Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Okorocha sues IGP, EFCC, demands N1bn damages over home invasion

Rochas Okorocha, Imo governor, has sued Ibrahim Idris, the inspector-general of police (IGP), over an alleged breach of his fundamental human rights in respect to the “ransacking” of his house in Jos.The governor, who filed his case before justice Musa Kurya of the Jos federal high court, is demanding N1.25 billion as general damages for the action.Joined in the suit [...]

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    Lai: FG has saved N17bn from foreign trips, sitting allowances

Lai: FG has saved N17bn from foreign trips, sitting allowances

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the federal government has saved over N17 billion from foreign trips, sitting allowances and souvenirs.Mohammed disclosed this at a forum organised by NAN in Abuja on Tuesday.He said the present administration introduced an efficiency unit in the ministry of finance to ensure that the resources of government were not squandered on "trivialised [...]

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    Buhari receives N30,000 proposal, says he’s committed to new minimum wage

Buhari receives N30,000 proposal, says he’s committed to new minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he is committed to having a new minimum wage "in the very near future".He said this at the presidential villa in Abuja while receiving the tripartite committee's report on the review of the national minimum wage to N30, 000.Earlier, Amma Pepple, chairman of the committee, submitted a report on the agreement with labour to [...]

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