See Options Gov. Ganduje Gave Sanusi After Dangote’s Appeal

Power and influence can never and must not be under estimated in this country Nigeria as Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has played a crucial role in saving the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II from being dethroned. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I (1905-1990 ), the grandfather of the present Emir […]

BREAKING: EFCC Arrests Nigerian Singer, Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola. The fast-rising singer is currently being questioned at the EFFC office in Lagos. Although the reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies […]

EFCC Is Probing FIRS Staff For Alleged Fraudulent Payments – Fowler

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched a probe into the activities of some staff of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Babatunde Fowler, FIRS chairman, confirmed the development to TheCable on Wednesday saying the probe borders on alleged cases of irregularities concerning duty tour allowance (DTA). “On the DTA (Duty Tour Allowance), […]

No More Prison Sentences For Petty Crimes, Lagos CJ Declares

Opeyemi Oke, the chief judge of Lagos, says petty offenders will no longer get prison sentences effective from June 3. Speaking on Tuesday at the presentation of the two practice directions, the ACJL Practice Direction and Restorative Justice Practice Direction, Oke said there would, henceforth, be a speedy resolution of criminal cases to ensure an […]

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 […]

Kwankwaso, PDP Lambast Ganduje Over Planned Splitting Of Kano Emirate

Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, the lawmaker representing Kano Central Senatorial District, has criticised Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, over plans to split the Kano emirate. The Kano State House of Assembly at the plenary on Monday began a move to create four emirates following a petition by one Mallam Ibrahim Salisu. But speaking on Tuesday, […]

Kano Assembly Okays life Pension For Speakers, Deputy

The Kano state house of assembly has approved life pension for its speaker and deputy speaker. The assembly passed the pensions rights of speaker and deputy bill during plenary on Tuesday. The bill, if passed into law, will also provide for foreign medical trips and new vehicles every four years for the duo. The bill […]

Why We Arrested Senator Adeleke – Police Reveals

The Nigeria police force has defended the detention of Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. Speaking with TheCable on Monday, Frank Mba, force spokesman, said Adeleke was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him. TheCable had reported how the police detained Adeleke, who was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) […]

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 […]

How Politicians Offered Me Money To Compromise 2019 Elections – Kwara REC Reveals

Garba Madami, resident electoral commissioner (REC) of Kwara State has said that politicians offered him money to compromise the 2019 elections in the state. Madami said he was offered money but he refused the offer and stood his ground, even though it was “tempting”. Madami, however, did not state which party or persons offered him […]

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 […]