Politics

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...

What Diepreye Jackson Dikibo Said About Allen Onyema In 2014

Initially, there were rumors that Air Peace, a new Airline whose aircrafts have recently been cited at Lagos Airports belong to the First Lady Patience Faka Jonathan.

That is all not true. We believe at this moment, that those who...

Another $1.2bn liability dangles over Nigeria as Azura power deal wobbles

Nigeria’s penchant for signing agreements that end up putting the country on the back foot continues to haunt the federal government as another power deal wobbles, TheCable can report.

There is growing apprehension in government...

Nigeria told UN that 7 varsities run strictly on renewable energy, but is this true?

In September, Mohammed Mahmood, Nigeria’s minister of environment, said seven federal universities are running strictly on solar energy.

Speaking at the 2019 climate action summit in New York, US, the environment minister said 30 more...

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