2017 Budget: Osinbajo refuses to sign budget

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will no longer sign the 2017 budget by 9am on Thursday, TheCable can report. A source had told TheCable that the budget was due to be signed on Thursday and that the presiding officers of the

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APC denies conducting mid-term poll to assess Buhari’s performance

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as false and misleading reports that the party conducted a mid-term poll to assess the performances of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. In a statement signed and issued to journalists in Abuja by its

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19-year-old woman is sentenced to death for getting raped at gunpoint

A 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to death by stoning for being raped by her cousin at gunpoint. The woman said she was sleeping at her family home in Rajanpur, in the country’s central Punjab province, when her cousin attacked

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Nigeria begins moves to teach maths, science subjects in local languages

The Federal Government says primary and secondary schools in the country will soon start teaching Mathematics and Science subjects in indigenous languages. The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu said this at the inauguration of inter-ministerial committee on teaching

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Eagles set to overrun Togo

Super Eagles will hope to extend their dominance over West African opposite, Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris, France. Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr is using Thursday’s game just like last Friday’s session against Corsica Island in Ajaccio

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Tobacco kills seven million people, gulps $1.4 trillion annually – WHO

Tobacco use kills more than seven million people annually and costs over $1.4 trillion in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity, the World Health Organisation, WHO, says. The Director-General of WHO, Margaret Chan, gave the assessment ahead of World No Tobacco

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United ranked as Europe’s most valuable club

Manchester United have been rated as Europe’s most valuable club by a new report into the financial muscle of the continent’s top teams. The report by professional services firm KPMG looked at the finances of 39 clubs based on their

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BREAKING: House of reps member kidnapped in Kaduna

Garba Durbunde, lawmaker representing Takai/Sumaila federal constituency of Kano state, has been kidnapped. Durbunde was reportedly abducted at Jere, along Abuja Road, Kaduna, while returning to the federal capital territory (FCT) after a trip to Kano. One of the legislator’s aide confirmed the

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‘ICES’ trains members on baking skills, access to funding

By Lubem Gena, Abuja As part of efforts to sharpen the skills of professional and hobby bakers, the International Cake Exploration Society (ICES) Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter has concluded plans to retrain all interested persons in that regard. Speaking

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N-SIP: FG trains 90 Artisans in FCT

By Cecilia Ologunagba No fewer than 90 artisans in Mpape, FCT, have benefited from the Federal Government National-Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP). GEEP was designed to provide small scale enterprises access and financial

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