Politics

Rotimi Amaechi attacked in Spain

Rotimi Amaechi has announced a physical attack on him by some people he described as “misguided Nigerians.”

The Nigerian transport minister said he was on a climate change summit in Spain when some violent Nigerians charged at him....

Political travails of Orji Kalu

The travails of the former governor of Abia State, who turned the Senate’s Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, began way back before he ended his tenure as governor of the state.

He was the Peoples Democratic Party’s star governor in the South-east...

Sowore: Outrage as Atiku, Soyinka, SERAP, other Nigerians condemn SSS

A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday joined his voice with those of many other Nigerians in condemning the rearrest of Omoyele Sowore by officials of the State Security Service (SSS).

The officials of the agency...

Nigerian govt files fresh charges against P&ID – Malami

The federal government on Friday said it has filed fresh charges in UK courts in its ongoing effort to bring the Process & Industrial Development (P&ID) ”to justice” over the $9.6 billion contract.

“The Federal Republic of...

Orji Kalu: From Governor to Senator to Prisoner

On Thursday, the Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced a serving senator and former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, to 12 years in prison after convicting him of N7.65 billion fraud.

Justice Mohammed Idris pronounced Mr Kalu guilty...

Ganduje signs law creating new emirates in Kano

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has signed into law the bill he sent to the state House of Assembly on Monday for the creation of four new emirates in the state.

The governor signed the bill at a special ceremony at...

Nwodo: Security agents in south-east using POS to collect bribe

John Nwodo, president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex socio-cultural Igbo organisation, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to demolish the checkpoints on major roads leading to the south-east.

In a letter addressed to the president...

Atiku appears in court, signs N2.5bn libel suit against Buhari’s aide

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has appeared at the federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Maitama to sign his witness deposition in support of the N2.5 billion libel suit filed against Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President...

DSS releases Sowore after 124 days in detention

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement, who has been in detention since August 3.

A DSS source disclosed this to TheCable on Thursday night. Marshall Abubakar, one of the...

‘Please, don’t handcuff me. I will follow you’ — Kalu befriends prison warders after jail sentence

Reality dawned on Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia state, on Thursday that he was not going to sleep at his home after his conviction for money laundering by a federal high court in Lagos.

After the judge pronounced the 12-year...

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