Politics

‘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...

Prince Andrew should contact US investigators - Epstein victims' lawyer

The Duke of York should put himself forward to be interviewed by US investigators, a lawyer representing some of Jeffrey Epstein's victims says.

Gloria Allred questioned Prince Andrew's pledge that he would assist with probes into the...

Impeachment inquiry: Trump directed Ukraine pressure - Sondland

A top US diplomat has told an impeachment inquiry that he followed President Donald Trump's orders to put pressure on Ukraine to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Ambassador Gordon Sondland said the instruction came from Mr...

Twitter to ban all political advertising

Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages "should be earned, not bought".

"While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power...

Nigerian minister’s firm, Customs clash over seized containers of rice

The seized rice

The Nigerian Customs Service and Masters Energy Commodities Trading Limited are engaged in a war of words over the containers of ‘expired’ rice seized by the former at the Tin Can Island port in Apapa, Lagos, and...

Galadima: There’d have been nationwide jubilation if supreme court sacked Buhari

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, says there would have been jubilation across the country if the supreme court upturned Buhari’s victory in the election.

The apex court had dismissed an appeal filed by Atiku...

IBB’s son: June 12 will haunt my father for life

Mohammed Babangida, eldest son of former military president of Nigeria better known as IBB, says his father told him that the annulment of the June 12, 1993, election will haunt him for the rest of his life.

The annulment plunged...

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