“Atiku would be traveling to the US is completely false,” Mr James says

A group, Initiative To Save Democracy has said that it has credible information that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar has returned to Nigeria after failing to secure assurances from the US Department of Justice that he will not be arrested if he sets his foot into the soil of the United State. TheCable had reported exclusively that the Waziri Adamawa secured a US visa and had travelled to the United Kingdom from where he will fly into the United state where he had…

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Nigerian Drug dealer sentenced to death in Malaysia for trafficking over 700g of drugs.

A Nigerian man was sentenced to death by the High Court in KualaLumpur, Malaysia, on Friday, November 30, after he was found guilty of trafficking more than 700g of drugs into the country in May 2017. Judge Datuk Azman Abdullah sent Sidrey Shalod Dike, 46, to the gallows after finding that the defence had failed to raise reasonable doubt against the prosecution’s case. Nigerian man sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking, Sidrey Shalod Dike sandwiched between security men, leaving court premises in Malaysia. “After examining arguments by both…

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For the first time, Nigeria rises on prosperity Index

Nigeria recorded a leap on the 2018 Legatum Prosperity Index (LPI) of most prosperous country in the world. At 129, the most populous black nation moved up by three points from its 132nd position in 2017. Since the inception of the index in 2006, this is the first time that Nigeria would move up. The LPI is an annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, a division of the United Arab Emirates-based private investment firm, Legatum. The index measures prosperity using nine pillars: economic quality, business environment, governance, personal freedom,…

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Senate is demotion for me — Aregbesola

The immediate past governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has ruled out an imminent move to the Senate saying it was a demotion for him to go to the legislative house after being a governor. Aregbesola While noting that it was not the character of the progressives of the Southwest to foist themselves on their people, While saying that he would not want to be disrespectful to outgoing governors who have Senatorial ambitions, he said that it was not in the character of “progressive governors to retire to the…

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ACHIEVEMENTS OF PMB ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

1. Under President Buhari the N-Power Volunteer Corps has engaged and trained over 200,000 youths and 300,000 more has just been added. 2. Under President Buhari 10,000 non-graduate in the N-Build category are being trained in 23 states on vocational skills. 3. The Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) MarketMoni scheme has empowered 350,000 MSMEs across 36 states of the Federation. NITDA has trained Persons Living with Disabilities on ICT skills. 4. The President Buhari administration has approved N10billion Youth Entrepreneurship Support Project (YES-P) to empower youth with loans to…

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Former President George H.W. Bush dies at the age of 94.

Former President George Herbert Walker Bush has died at the age of 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. The nation’s 41st president served from 1989 to 1993, and eight years later watched his son George W. became the 43rd president. The elder Bush saw his popularity swell with the United States’ success in the Gulf War in 1991, only to watch it evaporate in a brief but deep recession. The Republican was…

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