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BREAKING: Court To Deliver Judgment On Evans’ Suit August 29

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court, Lagos has fixed August 29 to deliver judgment in the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit filed by Suspected Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as ‘Evans’. More details coming…...

Concerned Nigerians Ask Buhari To Resume Or Resign

4 months ago /
Nation 

Some youth groups under the ageis of Concerned Nigerians have defied the early morning showers in the Federal Capital Territory to protest the non-disclosure of the president’s health status. Speaking at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, members of the coalition say that the long stay of the president abroad has resulted...

BREAKING: Two Suicide Bombers Attack Borno Community

4 months ago /
Nation 

Two Suicide bombers have attacked Molai, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Borno State. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, a male and female, had attempted to gain entry into the General Hospital at Molai around 5:30 am. In the process, they blew themselves, with the loud explosion...

BREAKING: Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of Assets Linked To Diezani

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of an estate in Banana Island, Lagos. The court also ordered the forfeiture of 37.5m US dollars alleged to have been fraudulently siphoned by a Former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Deizani Alison Madueke. More details to come…...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares Markafi As PDP National Chairman

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has declared Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The 3-man Supreme Court panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour in the judgement ruled that Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff ceases to be the party’s national chairman and ordered Ahmed Makarfi to take over the leadership...

Iheanacho Set For Leicester Medicals As Man City Agree £50m Buy Back Fee

5 months ago /

Manchester City Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho will seal a £29m move to Leicester City on Thursday on a four year deal. The 20 year old will have his medicals on Wednesday when he returns back to England after he was given extended break by coach Pep Guardiola due to his engagement...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Affirms Obaseki As Governor Of Edo State

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki for lacking in merit. The apex court said it would give in detail, its reasons for the judgment on July 24, 2017. A seven man panel led by the Chief Justice...

Breaking: Court Dismisses El-Zakzaky’s Suit Against Nigerian Army

5 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna has ruled that the suit filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky against the Nigerian Army, the Chief of Army Staff and two others for alleged violation of his fundamental rights is an abuse of court process. But El...

BREAKING: Kogi Indigenes Submit Petition For Melaye’s Recall To INEC

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Indigenes of Kogi West Senatorial Constituency have submitted a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding the recall of Senator Dino Melaye. Earlier in the month, indigenes of Western Senatorial District Kogi State, started the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly. The exercise which took...

Osinbajo To Sign Budget At 3PM Today

6 months ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 budget at 3pm on Monday, TheCable has learnt. Bamikole Omisore, media aide of Senate President Bukola, told TheCable that his principal and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, would join the acting president at the presidential villa for the exercise. The budget...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Begins Hearing On PDP Leadership Crisis

7 months ago /
Politics 

The legal battle over the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has continued in the nation’s hightest court. The Supreme Court will today hear the objection filed by the National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, against the appeal filed before the court by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction. The Makarfi-led...

Makarfi Urges Buhari To Hand Over To Osinbajo

7 months ago /
Politics 

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over power to Vice President Yemi Osibanjo pending his full recovery from his undisclosed illness. The chairman of the caretaker committee of the PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, made the call on Thursday, April 27, in an interview with the...

Buhari To Work From Home Today

7 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has notified his cabinet members that he will be working from home today. This was disclosed after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, which the President did not attend. The Information Minister,  Lai Mohammed said, “The President sent a word that he wanted to rest today...

BREAKING: Journalists Barred From Covering Kanu’s Trial

7 months ago /
Nation 

The trial of Nnamdi Kanu has resumed on Monday at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Journalists, have however, been barred from covering the ongoing trial of the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This is against the earlier judgement by the presiding judge, Justice Binta Nyako, who ruled that...

St Petersburg Explosion: 10 Dead and Dozens Injured In Metro Blast

8 months ago /
Security 

At least 10 people have been killed and many more injured after a blast rocked a metro station in St Petersburg, Russian authorities have said. The metro service said an explosive device was detonated on a train at the Sennaya Ploshchad station in Russia’s second city. The entire metro network was...

Three Suicide Bombers Die In Maiduguri Blast

9 months ago /
Nation 

Three suicide bombers have lost their lives early on Friday morning, in an attempt to detonate Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. The explosion occurred on Damboa road, near a petrol station in Maiduguri. According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), three petrol...

Four Die As Bus Plunges Into River

10 months ago /
Nation 

Four people have been reported dead as a luxury bus plunged into Majidun River in Mile 12 area of Lagos in the early hours of Friday. The bus was said to have been traveling from the eastern part of Nigeria. Officials of the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), and Lagos State Emergency...

Government Takes Over Arik Airline

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has taken over Arik Airline, which has been experiencing difficulties in recent times. According to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the decision to intervene “Clearly underscores the government’s commitment to instilling sanity in the country’s aviation sector and prevent a major catastrophe. The airline will now be...

Court Adjourns Judgment On Jegede’s Appeal Indefinitely

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Justice Ibrahim Saulawa-led panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has adjourned indefinitely the judgment on the appeal filed by substituted governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming election in  Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede. Jegede, who belongs to the Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the PDP,...

President Buhari Swears In New Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in Walter Onnoghen as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria. The swearing in ceremony was conducted on Thursday, at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Onnoghen replaces Mahmud Mohammed whose tenure ended at midnight on Wednesday. Details later…...


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