he Nigerian Army has repelled an attack launched by Boko Haram terrorists on one of its troops in Borno State, a military source told SaharaReporters on Friday. The insurgents' attack was repelled by the troops on the ground at the army base in Malam Fatori. The attack occurred on Wednesday about...
U.S Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday said America is not supporting any candidate or party in tomorrow gubernatorial election in Kogi and Bayelsa states. According to the embassy in a statement on its official site said: “The conduct of the upcoming bi-elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states is important not only...
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the withdrawal of all security aides attached to governors, their deputies, public office holders, politicians and other personalities involved in the Bayelsa and Kogi State governorship elections with effect from today (Friday). The directive was issued on Thursday on behalf of the...
With more than two months and few days after the closure of land borders, all major markets and stores in Sokoto still flooded with foreign rice. An investigation conducted by our correspondent revealed that despite the closure and ban on foreign rice by the federal government, scores of imported rice...
A human rights activist, Comrade Ibrahim Abubakar, has raised an alarm over the rise in fake news in the country, describing it as a “higher threat than terrorism”. Mr Abubakar made this known on Thursday at a one-day workshop/presentation of assessment report on the impact of fake news on the...
Fresh revelations have emerged on the real reason the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists are yet to to be cleared from north eastern part of the country by the Nigerian Army According to a latest special report by by the Centre For Social Justice, Equity And Transparency (CESJET) fake...
The Archbishop of Kaduna Anglican Province, Buba Lamido, has apologised to Governor Nasir el-Rufai for the social media campaigns that tried to turn the issue of the redevelopment of Sabon Gari, Zaria market into a religious matter. A statement issued on Tuesday by Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr...
The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Monday, faulted the decision of the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, to dismiss two female corps members in Ebonyi State for failing to wear trousers due to their religious belief. HURIWA, a civil rights advocacy group said it would amount to...
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State on Monday set aside the judgement of Governorship Election Petition Tribunal declaring the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde, as the winner of the February 23 election. The appeal was filed by the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship...
Tam David-West, former minister of petroleum and energy, has died at the age of 83. In a statement on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari mourned the late statesman whom he described as his ally and friend. TheCable could not immediately confirm the circumstances that led to David-West’s demise. He served as minister of...