Aso Rock Chief Imam Says Kidnapping, Banditry Test From God

Sheik Abdulwaheed Sulaiman, chief imam of the state house mosque, says cases of insecurity in Nigeria are a test from God. Sulaiman, speaking on the rise in cases of banditry, kidnappings, and insurgency in the country, said Nigerians should repent and pray to avert the current security problem. He said this during the daily Tafsir […]

Presidential Election Tribunal Begins Sitting Today

The presidential election petition tribunal will hold its inaugural sitting on Wednesday. A notice of the sitting, a copy of which was obtained by TheCable, showed the tribunal will consider four petitions challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory. Among the petitions is that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its candidate. The Independent […]

Gunmen Abduct OAU Prof On Ife-Ibadan Road

Gunmen have abducted Yinka Adegbehingbe, a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. The professor was kidnapped near Ikire on the Ife-Ibadan expressway around 9pm on Sunday. Adegbehingbe, who was travelling with his wife, was on his way from Lagos to Ife when armed men stopped his vehicle and abducted him. Moses Olafare, director of […]

If Buhari Invites Me To Abuja, I Will Fly There, Says Guru Maharaj Ji

Satguru Maharaj Ji, a famous spiritual leader in Nigeria has expressed his support for President Muhammadu Buhari in the overseeing the affairs of the country. He said that the president has performed in areas of anti-corruption fight and economic diversification. He also said that if given the opportunity, he would like to be part the […]

‘Can they now swallow their words?’ — Presidency Asks Those Spreading Falsehood About Buhari’s UK Trip

The presidency has asked those spreading falsehood about president Muhammadu Buhari‘s 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom if they can swallow their words. The was said after the president returned to Abuja on Sundady He landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 6.24pm on Sunday. In a press statement titled ‘Can they now swallow […]

I Won’t Tell You The Kind Of People Who Would Make My Next Cabinet – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not make any comment about those who will make his next cabinet. Fielding questions from reporters after his 10-day trip to the United Kingdom, Buhari said he is ready to settle down and swear in the new cabinet. A reporter had asked him, “What kind of people will make […]

Falana Faults APC On Atiku’s Cameroonian Claim

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has faulted the argument of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Atiku Abubakar’s eligibility to run for president. He said the party’s stance that Abubakar is originally from Cameroon implies those who voted in his ward, including for President Muhammadu Buhari, are Cameroonians as well. Atiku and the Peoples Democratic […]

Buhari’s 10-day UK Private Visit Ends Today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom (UK) will end today, according to the Presidency. The presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina had hours before the President departed the country on April 25, said Buhari is expected back May 5. The statement reads “President Buhari will be proceeding to the United Kingdom on a […]

Insecurity: Falana Wants Buhari Barred From Foreign Trips

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, wants public officials barred from foreign trips until the insecurity in the country is resolved. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently on a 10-day private visit to the UK. While presenting a paper on press freedom in Nigeria and the rule of law, Falana said the president and all governors ought […]

Police Reveal How Bandits Invaded Buhari ADC’s Father In-Law’s House

Police have said that six kidnappers stormed the residence of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide de Camp’s father-in-law in a Peugeot 405 unregistered car, blue in colour, shot sporadically into the air, and abducted him. A spokesperson for the force in the northwest state, Gambo Isah, said that police patrol team later arrived the scene and […]

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Buhari’s In-Law

Some unknown gunmen have kidnapped Musa Umar, the district head of Daura in Katsina State. Umar, a former Customs officer, is married to the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari’s sister. He is also reported to be the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Mohammed Abubakar, Buhari’s aide de camp (ADC). NAN reports that police officers […]

Jonathan Leads Observers To Monitor South Africa Elections

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, along with election observers to monitor the South African national and provincial elections. This comes a year after Jonathan led observers to monitor elections in Sierra-Leone. A post on his Facebook page read, “I arrived in Johannesburg early this morning to lead the Election Observation […]