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    Persecution of Christians on the rise, says Osinbajo – The Cable Newspaper

    Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerians across religious divides to rise in unison against growing cases of religious intolerance in Nigeria. Speaking while inaugurating the over 40,000 capacity new headquarters building and church auditorium of the Depper Life Bible Church...
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    Politics Ebonyi governor declares public holiday for PVC registration - The cable Newspaper

    Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi, has declared Friday as a public holiday for civil servants to obtain their permanent voter cards (PVC) ahead of the 2019 elections. Hygenius Nwokwu, secretary to the state government, in a statement said the governor declared Friday a work-free day as a result of...
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    Politics JUST IN: Osinbajo asks youth to brace up for political leadership - The Cable Newspaper

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday challenged youths in the country to brace up for political leadership of the country in the years ahead. Osinbajo gave the charge when he received a delegation of “Not Too Young To Run” movement which visited him at the presidential villa in Abuja...
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    World EXTRA: Italian priest gambles with over $620,000 belonging to parish - The Cable Newspaper

    An Italian priest has gambled away more than 620,000 dollars of his parish money, reports said on Thursday. Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement, according Corriere della Sera, a newspaper in Italy. Click here to read more
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    Politics EXPOSED: The ‘thug’ who snatched senate’s mace (photo) - The Cable Newspaper

    On Wednesday, Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, led some unidentified persons into the red chamber. In an operation that lasted less than 10 minutes, the mace, symbol of authority of the senate was carted away. Click here to read more
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    Politics Two PDP reps defect to APGA - The Cable Newspaper

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost two of its lawmakers in the house of representatives to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Ben Nwankwo (pictured) and Anayo Anebe, both from Anambra state decamped to APGA at plenary on Tuesday. Click here to read more
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    Politics Senate to transfer ‘Not too young to run’ bill to Buhari for assent - The Cable Newspaper

    The senate has resolved to transmit the “Not too young to run” bill and 11 others to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. The decision was taken after the upper legislative chamber adopted the conference committee reports on the bills on Tuesday. Click here to read more
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    Politics Buhari: Politicians preoccupied with 2019 poll but I’m bothered about security - The Cable Newspaper

    President Muhmmadu Buhari says issues of security and the economy are more important to him than the 2019 elections. According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari said this when he visited Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain at 10, Downing Street, London, on Monday. Click here...
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    Sports Amusan makes history as first Nigerian to win 100m hurdles at Commonwealth Games - The Cable News

    Oluwatobiloba Amusan made history as the first Nigerian to win a sprint hurdles title at the Commonwealth Games. Amusan achieved the feat on Friday at the Carrara stadium in Gold Coast, Australia. Click here to read more
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    Metro 2019: Buratai threatens to deal with soldiers hobnobbing with politicians - The Cable News

    The Nigerian army has disclosed its plan to set up a special court-martial to try partisan army personnel. Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, said this on Tuesday when he declared open the 2018 chief of army staff first quarter conference. Click here to read more
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    Politics God gave power to APC because PDP offended Him, says Bafarawa - The Cable Newspaper

    Attahiru Bafarawa, former Sokoto governor, has advised members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to intensify prayers and repentance towards God. “It is the sins that the PDP members committed that God is punishing them with it,” he said at the PDP north-west zonal rally on Saturday in...
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    Politics PIGB yet to get to Buhari’s desk — a week after passage - The Cable News

    The euphoria that accompanied the passage of the harmonised Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the national assembly on March 28 is taking a knock. TheCable Petrobarometer understands that it could take up to three weeks for the bill to be presented to President Muhammadu Buhari for...
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    Politics APC governors align with Buhari, say no tenure extension for Oyegun - The Cable News

    Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to abide by the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari not to extend the tenure of the party’s national working committee led by John Oyegun. An initial meeting to discuss the matter on Tuesday ended in a deadlock. On Wednesday...
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    Politics Meeting between Buhari, APC governors ends in deadlock - The Cable News

    The meeting President Muhammadu Buhari held with governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday ended in deadlock. None of the governors addressed state house correspondents when they left the council chamber of the presidential villa at the end of the meeting. Click here to...
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    Politics Separating the wheat from the chaff - The Cable News

    You knew there would be serious trouble when Lagos state had to be shut down – apparently for security reasons – to allow President Muhammadu Buhari visit. Life was made unbearable for millions of Lagosians whose livelihoods were put on hold for the visit. It needs to be said that Lagos is a...
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    Politics PDP: We’ll expose the looters hiding in Buhari’s government - The Cable News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will soon commence a serialisation of all the looters hiding in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Describing the list of alleged looters published by the federal government as “hollow and laughable”...
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    Politics Fayose to Osinbajo: PDP has offloaded corrupt elements to APC - The Cable

    Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says most of the people Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo accused of mismanaging Nigeria’s resources are key figures in the current administration. In recent times, Osinbajo has made strong allegations against the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan...